Celebrating New Business 2

in SW Lake County

Pepper Park After Dark Wine Bar Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and Village of Lake Barrington recently celebrated the opening of Pepper Park After Dark Wine Bar, 22000 N. Pepper Rd., Lake Barrington, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Coffee Shop by day, wine bar by night; the Pepper Park After Dark Wine Bar offers a warm and relaxed atmosphere for enjoying wine with friends.
Their knowledgeable staff enjoys the process of guiding guests through hand-crafted gourmet tapas and an elite selection of fine wines. Their tapas menu is inspired by the Mediterranean and highlighted by a fresh and authentic specials menu. Their wine list is ever-evolving, featuring a diverse selection of both domestic and imported wines and a variety of craft beers. A summer music series will feature live music every Friday evening from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m, now until September 2nd. The Pepper Park After Dark Wine Bar is open Thursday-Saturday from 6 p.m. – 2 a.m, kitchen closes at 9 p.m.

Ribbon-cutting photo: Pictured from left; Cedric Quackenbush (Windy City Bulls ), Kalyn Hutchinson(Windy City Bulls)Basia Aniszewski (Monat Global), John Jackson (4ci Management), Jeff Miller (Select Graphic and Promotions, Inc.), Nancy Jo Strickland Nelson,Gary Fuchs (KC Printing, Inc.), Carol Kuczkowski (USANA Health Sciences), Bob Podgorski (Owner, Pepper Park Coffee and After Dark Wine Bar ), Kathleen Scott ( Director, Pepper Park Coffee and After Dark Wine Bar and Village of Lake Barrington), Martha Goodman-Stack (Merrill Lynch), Teresa Page (Pepper Park After Dark Wine Bar), Jim Thompson (Village of Lake Barrington), Patty Jacobsen (Jensen, Jacobsen & Associates and BACC Chairman), Hannah Hills ( Manager, Pepper Park Coffee and After Dark Wine Bar), Judge Napolitano (Health in Motion Physical Therapy), Desmond Lane ( Chef Pepper Park Coffee and After Dark Wine Bar),Dorothy H. “Connie” Schofield (Village of Lake Barrington), Suzanne Corr (BACC President/CEO).

Studio 912, Inc. Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening of Studio 912, Inc., 565 Dakota St., Unit D. in Crystal Lake, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Studio 912, Inc. has been serving the Chicago-land area for 20 years with their kitchen, bath, and woodworking design know-how. Designer/builder team Wendy and Randall Franz recently opened up a studio location to showcase their unique work. Whether it is updating your bathroom to make it more cozy on a cold morning or installing an island in your kitchen, their job is to get you from step one to done with ease and within budget. The studio is open from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday and Saturdays by appointment only. Visit Studio912reclaim.com.

Ribbon-cutting photo: pictured from left; Adrienne Horn (Kitchen and Bath Designer for Studio 912), Michael Beightol (Lifestyle Publications), Christine Frank (Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway), Betty Carmon (Horticulture Assistant at McHenry County College), Nancy Wickersham (Assistant at Studio 912), Randy and Wendy Franz (Owners of Studio 912), Nancy Nelson (Author and Career Coach), Laura Meehan (Diablo Controls), Dan DeSerto (Owner of Bull Valley Hardwood), Suzanne Corr (BACC President/CEO), Brian DeSerto ( Bull Valley Hardwood).

Harmony Studio Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and the Village of Lake Barrington recently celebrated the opening of Harmony Studio, 22000 N. Pepper Rd., Lake Barrington, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Harmony Studio is offering all forms of dance, baton twirling, yoga, and fitness classes. With a differentiated approach, instructors can tailor course curriculum to their client’s needs. A variety of daytime and nighttime classes are now open for registration. For schedules and more information, please visit HarmonyBarrington.com.

Ribbon-cutting photo: pictured from left; Representatives from Harmony Studio, Lani Anderson (instructor, Harmony Studio) Liz Luby (365Barrington.com), Martha Goodman-Stack (Merrill Lynch), Tom Drapinski (Brainstorm Startups, Inc.), Pete Barber (Costco Wholesale), Ed Tobias (Tobias Family Dentistry), Amy Kalin (owner, Harmony Studio), Kim Genton (co-owner, Harmony Studio), Tim Pearson (Servpro of Barrington/North Schaumburg), Kathleen Scott (Director of Business Development, Pepper Park of Lake Barrington and Economic Development for the Village of Lake Barrington),  Gary Fuchs (KC Printing, Inc.), Trisha Gerace (Servpro of Barrington/North Schaumburg), Suzanne Corr (BACC President/CEO), Carol Kuczkowski (USANA Health Sciences).