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Tuesday, July 23

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815-455-3000.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126.

• 5 to 7 p.m.:Multi-chamber mixer at Advocate Good Shepherd Outpatient Center, 525 Congress Pkwy., Crystal Lake.

Wednesday, July 24

• 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815-338-9900.

• 7 a.m.: McHenry County LeTip, Brunch Café, 414 S. Rt. 31, McHenry. Information: David.Lammers@edwardjones.com.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Referral Network, Colonial Café, 5689 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake. Information: Holly Emrich, 815-382-1899.

• 8 a.m.: Cary Grove Referral Network, Cary Bank & Trust, 60 E. Main St., Cary. Information: Shirley Rochford, 847-341-4104.

• 8 a.m.: Lighthouse Business Networking, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary. Information: Richard Sansone, 847-516-0433; Steve Randahl, 847-769-6285.

• 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.: McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce WINGs Luncheon, "The Power & Promise of Assertive Communication, " 31 North Banquet & Conference Center, McHenry. $28 for chamber members, $33 for nonmembers. Information: 815-385-4300.

• 6 to 8:30 p.m.: Cary Cruise Night on West Main Street in downtown Cary. Pontiac/GTO Night.

Thursday, July 25

• 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of Cary Grove, Century 21/Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Information: Ryan Fain, 815-353-8600.

Sunday, July 28

• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Cary Farmers Market in downtown Cary.

• 12:30 to 6 p.m.: The 28th annual Woodstock Folk Festival on the Square. Festival includes a main stage, open mic stage, and children's area.

Tuesday, July 30

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815-455-3000.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126.

• 5 to 7 p.m.: First Midwest Bank & Kiwanis Club of McHenry Mixer, First Midwest Bank, 3510 W. Elm St., McHenry. Information: 815-385-4300.

Wednesday, July 31

The McHenry County Fair runs July 31 through Aug. 4 at the fairgrounds, 1900 Country Club Road, Woodstock. Information: 815-338-5315 or visit www.mchnerycountyfair.com.

• 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815-338-9900.

• 7 a.m.: McHenry County LeTip, Brunch Café, 414 S. Rt. 31, McHenry. Information: David.Lammers@edwardjones.com.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Referral Network, Colonial Café, 5689 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake. Information: Holly Emrich, 815-382-1899.

• 8 a.m.: Cary Grove Referral Network, Cary Bank & Trust, 60 E. Main St., Cary. Information: Shirley Rochford, 847-341-4104.

• 8 a.m.: Lighthouse Business Networking, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary. Information: Richard Sansone, 847-516-0433; Steve Randahl, 847-769-6285.

• 6 to 8:30 p.m.: Cary Cruise Night on West Main Street in downtown Cary. Mopar Night: Chrysler, Dodge, Viper.

Thursday, Aug. 1


• 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of Cary Grove, Century 21/Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Information: Ryan Fain, 815-353-8600.

• 8 to 9:30 a.m.: Member orientation – get the most out of your chamber membership, Crystal Lake chamber office, 427 W. Virginia St., Crystal Lake.

• 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: McHenry chamber Shop In at Cottage Consignment Boutique, 1253 N. Green St., McHenry.

• 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.: Young Professionals Meeting, Firewood Grille, 2314 W. Route 120, McHenry. Short business meeting and networking.

Friday, Aug. 2

• 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.: Discover the Chamber Morning at chamber office, 1257 N. Green St., McHenry. Meeting designed for new or prospective businesses members. Learn how the McHenry chamber can help your business grow.

• 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Lunch-time mixer at Chiro One Wellness Centers, 2970 Commerce Drive, Johnsburg. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

Sunday, Aug. 4

• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Cary Farmers Market, downtown Cary.

Monday, Aug. 5

• 7 p.m.: SOHO meeting at Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois, 2006 N. Richmond Road, McHenry. The McHenry chamber’s support group for Small Office Home Office helps small business owners become the best entrepreneur they can be through sharing marketing ideas, financial skills, and day-to-day frustrations.The group is co-chaired by Suszan Worzala, LegalShield 815-302-1334 and Tom Riggs, Any Key Computer Services, 815-331-6910.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815-455-3000.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126.

• 5 to 7 p.m.: Allstate Insurance & Financial Services-Bonick/ Fresh Look Interiors mixer,
10 Virginia Road, Crystal Lake.

• 5 to 7 p.m.: After-hours mixer for SOHO at Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois, 2006 N. Richmond Road, McHenry. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

• 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815-338-9900.

• 7 a.m.: McHenry County LeTip, Brunch Café, 414 S. Rt. 31, McHenry. Information: David.Lammers@edwardjones.com.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Referral Network, Colonial Café, 5689 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake. Information: Holly Emrich, 815-382-1899.

• 8 a.m.: Cary Grove Referral Network, Cary Bank & Trust, 60 E. Main St., Cary. Information: Shirley Rochford, 847-341-4104.

• 8 a.m.: Lighthouse Business Networking, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary. Information: Richard Sansone, 847-516-0433; Steve Randahl, 847-769-6285.

• 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.: New member breakfast orientation, Cary Grove chamber office, 445 Park Ave., Cary. Light breakfast included.

• 11:30 a.m.: Huntley general membership meeting, Kosta's Gyros, 4053 W. Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Topic will be "Crucial Conversations," a course that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics – at all levels of your organization. Cost: $15, lunch included. RSVP by calling 847-669-0166, or visit www.huntleychamber.org.

• 6 to 8 p.m.: Cary Cruise Night. ’50s and ’60s Muscle Car Night.

Thursday, Aug. 8

• 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of Cary Grove, Century 21/Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Information: Ryan Fain, 815-353-8600.

Friday, Aug. 9

• 11:45 a.m. to noon: Never Eat Alone Networking  at the Polish Legion of American Veterans, 1304 N. Park St., McHenry; must arrive between 11:45 a.m. and noon. This activity invites chamber members to a restaurant with an all-inclusive price. Call the chamber office with reservations, 815-385-4300.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815-455-3000.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Newtork, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126.

• 5 to 7 p.m.: Multi-chamber mixer with Huntley Community Radio Ltd. NFP, Famous Dave's and more at Deicke Park, 11409 S. Route 47, Huntley. Call 847-669-0166 or visit www.huntleychamber.org.

• 5 to 7 p.m.: Men of Monday Night kick-off mixer at Halftimes Pizza & Ribs, 2405 W.  Johnsburg Road, Johnsburg.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

• 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815-338-9900.

• 7 a.m.: McHenry County LeTip, Brunch Café, 414 S. Rt. 31, McHenry. Information: David.Lammers@edwardjones.com.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Referral Network, Colonial Café, 5689 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake. Information: Holly Emrich, 815-382-1899.

• 8 a.m.: Cary Grove Referral Network, Cary Bank & Trust, 60 E. Main St., Cary. Information: Shirley Rochford, 847-341-4104.

• 8 a.m.: Lighthouse Business Networking, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary. Information: Richard Sansone, 847-516-0433; Steve Randahl, 847-769-6285.

• 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Business Builders Workshop - Preparation Tips for the Fall Scramble, Home State Bank - Main Street, 611 S. Main St., Crystal Lake.

• Noon: Bring Your Lunch and Learn at McHenry chamber office,1257 N. Green St., McHenry. Topic: "Using Organization to Achieve Your Business & Personal Financial Goals," presented by Barb Mikula, Prosperity Training. For reservations, call 815-385-4300.

• 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Ribbon-cutting ceremony, Deerpath Supportive Living, 12500 Regency Pkwy., Huntley. Ribbon-cutting photo at 5:15 p.m.

• 5 to 6:15 p.m.: Discover the Chamber Evening at chamber office, 1257 N. Green St., McHenry. Meeting designed for new or prospective businesses members. Learn how the chamber can help your business grow.

• 6 to 8 p.m.: Cary Cruise Night. Truck/Emergency Vehicle Night.

Thursday, Aug. 15

• 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of Cary Grove, Century 21/Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Information: Ryan Fain, 815-353-8600.

Friday, April 16

• 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Picnic in the Park Mixer, Crystal Lake chamber, 427 W. Virginia St., Crystal Lake.

Sunday, Aug. 18

• Noon to 4 p.m.: SportsFest 2013, Feinberg Court Business District off Route 14, Cary. Sports and fitness vendors, activities, demos and more. Free raffles and prizes.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815-455-3000.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126.

• 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.: Huntley chamber orientation meeting, chamber office, 11704 Coral St., Huntley. Open to new, established and potential members.

• 5 to 8 p.m.: Monday Night Football Mixer at Buffalo Wild Wings, 5755 Northwest Hwy.,
Crystal Lake.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

• 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815-338-9900.

• 7 a.m.: McHenry County LeTip, Brunch Café, 414 S. Rt. 31, McHenry. Information: David.Lammers@edwardjones.com.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Referral Network, Colonial Café, 5689 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake. Information: Holly Emrich, 815-382-1899.

• 8 a.m.: Cary Grove Referral Network, Cary Bank & Trust, 60 E. Main St., Cary. Information: Shirley Rochford, 847-341-4104.

• 8 a.m.: Lighthouse Business Networking, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary. Information: Richard Sansone, 847-516-0433; Steve Randahl, 847-769-6285.

• 6 to 8 p.m.: Cary Cruise Night. Corvette/Chevy Night.

Thursday, Aug. 22

• 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of Cary Grove, Century 21/Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Information: Ryan Fain, 815-353-8600.

Friday, Aug. 23

* 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Cary Grove chamber golf outing, Cary Country Club, 2400 Grove Ln., Cary. Cost: $125, $500 for foursome.

• 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.: Networking Extravaganza at McHenry chamber office, 1257 N. Green St., McHenry. Topic: "Starting a Business in Illinois," presented by Krisite Patterson, the Shah Center. To register, call 815-385-4300.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815-455-3000.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126.

• 5 to 7 p.m.: Mixer at Summers Academy of Dance, 5186 Northwest Hwy., Ste. 115,
Crystal Lake.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

• 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815-338-9900.

• 7 a.m.: McHenry County LeTip, Brunch Café, 414 S. Rt. 31, McHenry. Information: David.Lammers@edwardjones.com.

• 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Referral Network, Colonial Café, 5689 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake. Information: Holly Emrich, 815-382-1899.

• 8 a.m.: Cary Grove Referral Network, Cary Bank & Trust, 60 E. Main St., Cary. Information: Shirley Rochford, 847-341-4104.

• 8 a.m.: Lighthouse Business Networking, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary. Information: Richard Sansone, 847-516-0433; Steve Randahl, 847-769-6285.

• 6 to 8 p.m.: Cary Cruise Night. Winner’s Circle – Display Your Ribbons.

Thursday, Aug. 29

• 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of Cary Grove, Century 21/Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Information: Ryan Fain, 815-353-8600.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

• 6 to 8:30 p.m. Special Fox River Grove Cruise Night, Car-X Auto Service Lot, 915 Route 22, Fox River Grove.

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