Close to 200 enthusiastic members and guests of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce
gathered for the 94th Annual Chamber meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Hilton Orrington Hotel.
Rebecca Berneck, president of Officeheads and new president of the Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the crowd and spoke of how success can be tied to Chamber membership and its benefits. Among the guests were Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, State Representative Robyn Gabel, City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz and former Mayor Jay Lytle.
Jane Doyle, founder of the Center for Independent Futures and Joe Romano, President, Romano Wealth Management, were honored as Community Leadership/Public Service Person of the Year while Romano was named Businessperson of the Year by the Chamber.
First Bank & Trust was the principal sponsor of the event.