Archive for August, 2009

Networking in the Avondale Neighborhood

Neighborhood Networking and Business by Referral “BBR” are happy to announce that we are once again collaborating to bring a networking event like no other.

Feel like you’ve met all your local business prospects? Do something valuable for your business: step out of your usual routine and make new connections with Neighborhood Networking!

Join us after work in Avondale at Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant to meet and mingle with fellow businesses. Meet a nearby business owner or make connections in a different neighborhood—as well as sample appetizers from this neighborhood Irish pub. Great raffle prizes too!

Register in advance for $10 ($12 at the door)

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 from 5:30-8:00 pm at Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant, 3471 N Elston Ave., Chicago, IL 60618. Ample street parking nearby.

Forward this invite to friends and colleagues. Bring lots of business cards and/or promotional materials to share.

If you choose to pay at the door, please RSVP via email.

We hope to see you there!

Lidia and Elizabeth (Lulu)
Neighborhood Networking hosts

Raffle Prizes Include: Urban Family Chiropractic, Microsoft Small Business Local, La Finca Restaurant 3361 N Elston Ave , (773) 478-4006, Illinois Nut & Candy

August 27, 2009 at 10:15 pm Leave a comment

Rain can’t stop us…

A big thanks to everyone who came out to Neighborhood Networking on a very rainy Wednesday night. Despite the deluge of water, we had our best turnout ever (Neighborhood Networking supporters are real troopers!)

In addition to making business connections, event goers enjoyed a variety of appetizers and beers provided by our wonderful host, The Village Tap in Roscoe Village. Thanks go out to Mike, Juan and the rest of his staff—as well as to our volunteers and raffle donors. We couldn’t have done it without you.

See you next month in Avondale!

Not on our mailing list yet? Send us a shoutout and we’ll add you. Want to donate a raffle prize? It’s a great way to promote your business to a captive audience. Email us for details on how to donate.

August 21, 2009 at 2:05 pm Leave a comment

Networking in Roscoe Village tonight!

Join us TONIGHT at The Village Tap for Neighborhood Networking in Roscoe Village. We’ll be in the outdoor garden in the back of the pub. As usual, great raffle prizes too, so don’t leave too early.

Thanks to everyone who has signed up in advance. If you are planning to pay at the door, please send us an email to RSVP. Don’t forget to bring lots of biz cards or promo materials to share.

See you tonight!

August 19, 2009 at 1:59 pm Leave a comment

Another great reason to come to Roscoe Village next week…

Neighborhood Networking in Roscoe Village is less than a week away and we are not slacking on the raffle prizes!

Stay for the raffle drawing at 7:30 pm and you’ll have a chance to win goodies from local businesses Victory’s Banner Restaurant (Roscoe Village), Urban Family Chiropractic (Lakeview), as well as Illinois Nut & Candy and our sponsor Microsoft Small Business Local.

Thank you to all of our generous raffle donors! Stay tuned to the blog for raffle updates. Buy your tickets today!

August 13, 2009 at 10:37 pm Leave a comment

Featured Neighborhood: Roscoe Village

Have you been to Roscoe Village lately? A lot has changed over the years. Stroll down Roscoe Avenue and you’ll see old favorites like (my fave) vegetarian breakfast spot Victory’s Banner, along with newer additions, such as the women’s shoe boutique A Pied, wine shop Lush, and Zane & Zara’s Pet Boutique.

Arrive early for Neighborhood Networking on August 19th and take a walk down Roscoe Avenue to see what’s new. Or visit the Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce to see a listing of shops and businesses to explore in Roscoe Village!

August 7, 2009 at 3:18 pm Leave a comment


About the Hostesses

Lidia Varesco Design helps small businesses and organizations brand and market themselves more effectively. She also writes a blog called Biz Mama.

Mercury Organizing Professionals helps individuals and businesses gain control of their space, reduce the stress and relieve the pain caused by disorganization, saving you time and money.

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