Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Reneé Perry, owner of New Lenox's Reneé Perry Small Business Coaching, is signing her new book, "It Is All About You," from 6-9 p.m. today at Smokey Barque Restaurant in Frankfort. She'll be on WJOL radio on May 16.
Having owned and operated three successful small businesses over the past 30 years, Perry is determined to support entrepreneurs. Small businesses represent the heartbeat of America, she said. The owner of New Lenox's Reneé Perry Small Business Coaching, she accomplishes this with her new book, "It Is All About You." She's hosting a book signing from 6-9 p.m. today at Smokey Barque Restaurant, 20 Kansas St. If you miss the book signing, tune in at 10:15 a.m. May 16 to WJOL's The Friends Over Fifty Show . "It Is All About You" is published by Balboa Press. The softcover tome is priced at $12.99. It's available on Amazon.com and at Barnes & Noble Bookstores. An eBook can be purchased for $3.99 on the website at Reneé Perry Small Business …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Don't know what to get mom for Mothers Day? Here are some unique ideas.
Want to treat mom to something unique? Patch did some research and came up with some suggestions to stir your imagination. At Petals & Twigs Gift Shop, 427 W. Francis Road, they're featuring a Spa Day from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, with loads of 20 percent discounts on candles, jewelry and wine. Since Petals & Twigs is a non-profit craft boutique established by Trinity Services, Inc., the profits go to Trinity programs. Trinity Services is dedicated to assisting individuals with disabilities live full and abundant lives. Trinity has a wide range of programs and services for children and adults with developmental disabilities and/or behavioral health needs. Petals & Twigs features custom floral designing by local artist …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The New Lenox Chamber of Commerce May 6 headed-up a formal ribbon cutting ceremony for Sherwin Williams Paints on Route 30.
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Tuesday, May 7
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
It's a "soft opening" for New Lenox's newest restaurant, said Millie Garcia, part-owner of Floyd's Alehouse.
New Lenox's newest fine-dining establishment, Floyd's Alehouse Restaurant, is officially open. "It's a soft opening," according to Millie Garcia, part-owner. The date for the formal grand opening has not yet been determined. The restaurant at 901 E. Lincoln Highway has a fresh feel about it. Floyd's Alehouse is more than simply a replacement for foreclosed Charley Horse Restaurant and Pub; it brings another element to the village. With a menu that features small plates and entrées such as oxtail arancini, caramelized pork, lobster ravioli, barbeque bourbon ribs, as well as a variety of hamburgers and sandwiches on the menu, this is the definition of a fine-dining establishment with American cuisine. There is a kids menu too. The average …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Services include under car care, heating and cooling services, electrical services, as well as collision and transmission services.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The New Lenox Chamber of Commerce Wednesday hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Alana Drive storefront.
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Thursday, April 25
Monday, April 15, 2013
Juliette's Hearth Photography specializes in capturing the emotion.
Laura Jurgens, a wife and mother of five children, launched her New Lenox business, Juliette's Hearth Photography, in January. This self-taught photographer said her family's interest in photos stirred her passion for capturing the moment. "My interest in photography I learned from my dad and grandfather." She recalls the thrill of seeing the photos that her dad, a career military man, took on his tours of duty. Her grandfather had a ready collection of old cameras too. Growing up, she said, "I think I spent more time in the darkroom than I did in the classroom." Together with a group of shutter-bug friends, Jurgens recalls fondly a trip they took to Seattle just for the fun of shooting the Pacific Northwest. While some favor …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Play Ball. Play Safely.
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Saturday, April 13
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Registration is being taken for Country Creek Summer Camp Spectacular.
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Wednesday, March 20
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The New Lenox Chamber of Commerce's annual event is expected to draw about 115 exhibitors.
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Thursday, March 14