June 17, 2024 Weekly Digest

Chairman's Circle Members
Happenings in and around the Chamber!

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

All are welcome - please join us!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Kidstrong Batavia: 53 S. Randall Road, Batavia at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 17

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Long Branch Tree Services: 106 W. Wilson St. (Chamber Office), Batavia at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25

Join Us on Wednesday!

You can kick off a delightful evening in downtown Batavia!

  1. Networking at Sidecar beginning at 4:30 p.m.
  2. Wednesday Farmer's Market on River Street
  3. Extended hours for shops
  4. Dinner & drinks at downtown restaurants
  5. River Rhapsody Concert at Peg Bond Center - Kaleidoscope Eyes - Beatles Tribute

Did you know?

You needn't have attended previous installments to attend this one. Each session has been packed full of information that you can use immediately, so register to join us today!

Not-For-Profit members, did you know that we have a wonderful mastermind group for you?

This engaged and purposeful group of professionals meets the first Wednesday of each month from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Non-profit status and Batavia Chamber membership is required. For more information, please contact Margaret Perreault at (630) 879-7134 or margaret@batavaichamber.org. You can also click here to view a flyer.

Get Your Batavia Community Flag!

Are you seeing a brightly colored red flag with a windmill pop-up all over Batavia and wonder where to get them? The Batavia Community Flag is available for purchase online and can be picked up at our office, 106 W. Wilson Street. Available are a 3’ x 5’ flag for $50, a garden-size flag with stake for $35 and stickers for $5.

Congratulations to Taco Dalé!  

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Chamber member Taco Dalé with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 13. The new restaurant, located at 842 N. Randall Road, Batavia, has become the fifth and newest Taco Dalé restaurant in the Chicago area. Batavia Mayor Jeffery Schielke presided over the celebration along with Ilda Rodriguez, president of the Taco Dalé restaurants. Other family members involved with the Batavia restaurant and other locations who were present included Ilda's husband and co-owner, Oracio, their son, Fernando; Ilda's sister Yolanda Villa, and her aunt Lucy Marroquin. The manager of the Batavia location is Juan Arroyo.


Taco Dalé is a family-owned restaurant, serving authentic Mexican cuisine for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. They offer casual dining, carry-out, delivery and catering options. Besides a wide variety of food options, Margaritas, domestic and imported beer and other drinks are available, too. Make your next party a Mexican fiesta with catering options that include a taco bar, fajita bar and single trays of meats, rice, beans, salad, guacamole and more. All is made fresh and available for pick-up or delivery. The hours of operation are Sunday, 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. To view the menu and catering menu or place an online order, go to tacodale.com. You can also call (630) 686-4265.

News and Updates from Our Members

Scholarships Awarded to Area High School Students


The resident association of Covenant Living at the Holmstad recently awarded scholarships to six of the graduating seniors employed at the senior living community in Batavia. The major source of scholarship funds is proceeds from the sale of merchandise at the community’s annual Bazaar held each fall. Recipients of the scholarships submitted applications detailing their work experience, school and community involvement, and future goals. Each of the six students was awarded $1,250 to be used for continuing their education.  Read the entire press release.

BataviaCovenant Living at The Holmstad to Host 46th Annual Bazaar

Popular event features huge selection of hand-creafted items and more.

Karen Luebbers loves to spin yarn. In fact, she has been creating her own yarn from sheep’s wool for more than 40 years now. She is one of the many artisan residents at Covenant Living at the Holmstad who will be featured during the senior living community’s annual Bazaar this September. Read the entire press release.

Upcoming Business & Community Events

SciTech STEM Summer Camp

Hollywood Casino Aurora Karaoke Hosted by Aurora Pro DJs

Alzheimer's Association Spouse's Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Trivia at Penalty Box Sportsbook & Bar - Hosted by Chicago Trivia Guys

Community Acupuncture

Empowerment and Sisterhood Group (Ages 13-15)

Landings Memory Care Open House

Ignite Medical Resort Batavia Ground Breaking Ceremony

Full Moon Meditation

Empowerment and Sisterhood Group (Ages 16-18)

Dirt and Soil Ages 5-10

Meditation with Sound Bowls to Sync Energy System

Rock the Fox - Legends of the Valley - Music Fest and Fundraiser

Fox Chamber Singers Present "Night and Day"

Summer Solstice Concert to Benefit Anderson Humane

Fox Valley Brass Band Presents "Summer Pops"

Introduction to Kayaking Level 2

Summer STEAM Academy: What's Inside That? Discover Nature Finds, Everyday Objects, and Us!

2024 Summer Party at Revelry 675

Sun and Rain Ages 5 - 10

Exclusive Pre-Owned Rolex Event at State Street Jewelers

Free Community Supper!

Dog Daze at Abbey Farms

Fox Valley Orchestra Presents "FVO Goes West"

Kayak Rescues and Recovery

Great Western Freedom 4 (Run/Walk) to Benefit Lazurus House

Check out the many more events posted on our Community Calendar!!

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Batavia Public School District 101

Batavia Park District

Batavia MainStreet

Batavia Parks Foundation

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