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Support Evanston Restaurants
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Support Evanston Restaurants

As weather and seasons start to change, keep supporting local restaurants! The Evanston restaurants, food shops, and caterers listed below are currently open and many still offer outdoor dining. Support Evanston Restaurants & Win a Chance for a $25 Gift Card While the State’s most recent COVID-19 mitigation measures temporarily keep

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Support Evanston retail
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Support Evanston Retail

As we come upon the holidays, let’s remember to shop local for our gifting. The following Evanston stores and studios are currently open, many with curbside or online ordering options. Support Evanston Retail & Win a Chance for a $25 Gift Card While the State’s most recent COVID-19 mitigation measures may

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100 Year $100 Special
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100 Year / $100 Special

New Small Business $100 Special to Celebrate 100 Years in the Community Do you have 5 or fewer employees, have no balance, and you haven’t been a member of the Evanston Chamber in the last two years? Then you qualify! 1 Year of Chamber Membership for $100(2nd year at $295)

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Golf Outing Evanston
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2020 Evanston Chamber Annual Golf Fundraiser

Reserve Your Spot Today!Scramble Format When: Monday, October 12, 2020 11:00 am: Check-In, box lunch, putting contest and driving range 12:30 pm: Shotgun Start Where: Wilmette Golf Club, 3900 Fairway Dr., Wilmette, IL View a Map Treat your employees and/or clients to a great day of meaningful connections on the course and

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Evanston Community Guide
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Evanston Community Guide

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 2020 Evanston Community Guide. This valuable resource can help you learn more about the many facets of the Evanston community including local businesses, education, healthcare, government, and places of worship. The Guide is essential for anyone one who wants to know what

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Water Cooler Chats
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Water Cooler Chats

The Evanston Chamber’s “Water Cooler” video chat series is one way we are checking in with members and the business community. As the program evolves, we are working on sharing stories of more the businesses in Evanston regularly. In this featured episode, Sara Jane Abbott, Director of Marketing for the

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PPE Bulk Orders
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PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) Bulk Orders

The Evanston Chamber, tasked by the Mayor, is providing PPE to local business through a partnership with Northwestern University. The first order for the Evanston Community Foundation’s ten daycare facilities is in process.  The deep discount given is the lowest in the state: $41 for paper masks, $150 for face

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COVID-19 Resources
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COVID-19 Resources for Evanston Businesses

As daily life is changing for everyone in our local community during this global health crisis, the Evanston Chamber of Commerce is helping businesses by providing resources for a range of information and support. We understand the need for information and support, especially in times of uncertainty. The Evanston Chamber is

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Feast & Imbibe
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Celebrate Evanston Heroes

A Shout Out to Our Evanston Hometown Heroes Evanston businesses rise to the call providing meals, food, and other supplies to people in need, furloughed industry workers, and the wonderful healthcare teams who are working so hard. Local artisans are making masks and mask kits. If you are able, please

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Buy Masks in Evanston
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Support Local Businesses! Buy Your Mask in Evanston

Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty, the City Manager, and the Council—along with the recommendation of Health and Human Services Director Ike Ogbo—issued an order requiring all persons working in or patronizing “essential businesses and operations” to wear cloth face masks. This COVID-19 face covering* order went into effect on April 23, 2020.

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