Illinois Business News

Illinois Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Illinois, U.S.A. (Ill., IL), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


180 Pure CBD Launches Wholesale Program for Local Retailers

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Sept. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 180 Pure, a Chicago area CBD company, based in Lake Zurich, has launched a wholesale program for local retailers wishing to provide premium grade, THC-free CBD products to consumers.

FOBA’s Building Champions Benefit

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FOBA’s Building Champions Benefit will showcase its programs within the historically sophisticated, and classically new vibe of Row Twenty Four. Celebrating its kick-off benefit in 2019, the Row Twenty Four event venue exudes the warmth of contemporary design and modern accents, blended with a rich history, makes you feel part of Chicago at the height of the 1920’s.

Will Madden of Whole Brain Consulting Speaks at the Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network Founder’s Series

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago area’s Will Madden, co-founder and senior partner of Whole Brain Consulting, speaks at the Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network Founder’s Series, held September 25, 2019. The Founders Series is a CFBN series presented in partnership with CA Branding, Fifty Gazelles and PreBrands.

Beyond AUM Co-Founder Nima Tolooi Named One of Crain’s 2019 Notable Entrepreneurs

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nima Tolooi, co-founder of Beyond AUM, has been named one of Crain’s Chicago Business’s 2019 Notable Entrepreneurs. Crain’s list of Notable Entrepreneurs features 44 businesspeople who have identified needs and untapped opportunities in the market; organized and run companies; and taken on greater-than-normal financial risk to achieve success

‘Treasure Trove’ From Italy’s ‘Most Underrated Museum’ Travels to The United States for the First Time

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that the American Friends of Capodimonte (AFC) announce the first U.S. traveling exhibition of 40 Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces, most of which have never been viewed by an American audience, from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, Italy; the royal palace built in 1738 by Charles of Bourbon, King of Naples and Sicily (later King Charles III of Spain).

Aaron Ozee Guides Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Across Mount Everest

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), partnered with select tourist operations in Kathmandu, Nepal to bring a printed copy of his famed tale with them during their procession of Base Camp on Mount Everest.

Cogensia Releases New Customer Platform – CMP 3.0

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia is pleased to announce the release of Customer Management Platform (CMP) 3.0. This release is an industry-leading proprietary platform that integrates source data from all customer touchpoints to automate targeting and personalization throughout the customer lifecycle.

Associated Colleges of Illinois’ Colleges and Universities Contribute More than $3.5 Billion to Illinois Economy, Updated Figures Show

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Associated Colleges of Illinois’ (ACI) 26 member colleges and universities contributed an economic value of more than $3.5 billion to the Illinois economy, according to updated, publicly available information compiled by ACI. In addition, the member schools employed more than 34,000 people, enrolled nearly 70,000 students and provided $900 million in financial aid.

NEXT Raises over $3,200 in Less than One Hour for Girls Inc. of Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, creator of NEXT women’s executive mortgage summit, has announced that it raised over $3,200 in personal donations for Girls Inc. of Chicago at the #NEXTSUMMER19 charity cocktail party raffle, held Aug. 26 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago.

Performance Journey Partners announce the release of their new book ‘Performance Eating Rabbits – What B.O.L.D. People See and Do’

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Performance Journey Partners announce the release of their new book “Performance Eating Rabbits – What B.O.L.D. People See and Do” (ISBN: 978-1478793922) by Timothy Gillum and Kery Mortenson. It is now available online through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. (VIDEO)

Lemme, a division of EPIC, Welcomes Owen Bailitz to Professional Services Firms Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lemme, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, announce today the addition of Owen Bailitz as a Principal within the firm’s Professional Services Firms Practice. He will be based in Lemme’s Arlington Heights, Illinois offices.

Certified Test-Only Illinois Mold Inspector Provides Unbiased Property Mold Analysis

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just the thought of a mold problem can set most people into a panic. Know Mold(tm), a BBB-accredited mold spore analyst, works to alleviate that anxiety. Its lab, Midwest Aerobiology Labs, is a test-only facility and has nothing to gain by finding mold on a property. It only works to test and provide practical and easy solutions, if needed.

Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD) Debunks Stereotypes About Bipolar Disorder in Her New Book ‘Bipolar is not an STD’

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), debunks stereotypes about Bipolar disorder in her new book “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1543975581). Dr. Goodall designed the book around the idea that people can get better much faster, if they know how to recognize what symptoms look like. “People are trying to recognize stereotypes, instead of symptoms, and that doesn’t work.”

EON Clinics Announces New Clinic Location in Oakbrook Terrace

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EON Clinics Founder and President Rajan Sharma, DDS, announces the opening of a new all-in-one dental implant center in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. The facility, located at One Parkview Plaza, 17W110 22nd Street, Suite 150, is replacing the Westmont location and will also serve as the company’s new corporate headquarters. (VIDEO)

Lang Capital Group Presents an Exquisite Dinner Cruise on The Odyssey Lake Michigan with IMAG

CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lang Capital Group announces the International Multicultural Awards Gala (I.M.A.G) on August 9, 2019. The Gala will raise funds for IMAG of Greater Chicago’s programs to build and repair hope, families, and resources in the greater Chicago communities.

OverSightMD Expands Aging in Place Solutions with Connelly Certified Care in Illinois

MILPITAS, Calif. and CHICAGO, Ill., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OverSightMD has made Connelly Certified Care, a St. Charles Illinois based home care company as its exclusive certified partner to offer aging in place solutions to seniors and their families in the greater Chicago area.

Aaron Ozee Sends Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Into Space

CHICAGO, Ill., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Space is an uncharted frontier equipped with mysteries beyond our understanding of what is or will ever be possible. Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 9781387010790), has partnered with Orbit Pics to launch a printed copy of his book into space. (VIDEO)

Buona Opens 25th Location in Glen Ellyn

GLEN ELLYN, Ill., June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buona announced today the opening of its newest location in Glen Ellyn, Illinois at 395 Roosevelt Road on June 19, 2019. The new restaurant is the family-owned group’s 25th location. To celebrate, Buona gave away free Italian beef sandwiches to all guests that were in line at the Glen Ellyn location before 10 a.m. on June 19.

Jessica Merino Receives the Young Entrepreneur Award from NAWBO Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, May 6, 2019, Jessica Merino of Merino Wealth Management received the Young Entrepreneur Award at the Annual Celebration NAWBO Chicago Achievement Luncheon.

ACI employment data shows at least 23,000 Illinois college alumni working for top companies

CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At least 23,000 alumni of Illinois independent colleges and universities are working for 145 top employers throughout the state, according to findings from a three-month research project conducted by Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves 27 independent higher education institutions.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, Chicago – There’s Strength in Our Strides

CHICAGO, Ill., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join Chicago’s lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, June 8, 2019 to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus at 633 Clark Street on the Northwestern University Campus in Evanston, Illinois. Walk with Us to Cure Lupus is the LRA’s signature national program that unites communities across the country to achieve one goal – to raise the much-needed funds to improve care and find the cure.

Pet King Brands Implements an Authorized Seller Brand Partner Program for Distribution Channels

WESTMONT, Ill., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet health products company, Pet King Brands. Inc. – the maker of veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX Dermatology and Oratene Brushless Oral Care – has implemented an Authorized Seller (“Brand Partner”) Program.

ChildFirst Behavior Therapy to sponsor upcoming autism walk on Chicago’s North Shore

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ChildFirst Behavior Therapy, a local provider of progressive ABA therapy for children affected by autism, announced today that it has sponsored the upcoming Autism Speaks Walk on Chicago’s North Shore on April 28, 2019.

Local Illinois Woman to Compete in Mrs. Illinois America Pageant

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Founder and CEO of The LINK Scholarship, a 501(c)(3) Organization, has been a local Crystal Lake resident of 13 years. The LINK Scholarship is proud to announce that Monica Furlong, has recently been selected to compete in the 2019 Mrs. Illinois America Pageant. She currently holds the title of Mrs. Crystal Lake Illinois.

Sister Scientist proves that science never looked this good by leveraging her STEM background to build a cosmetic science career

CHICAGO, Ill., March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Erica Douglas aka Sister Scientist is a true STEM advocate. This powerhouse cosmetic chemist is changing the perception of the careers chemical engineering might lead you to. As a formulating, cosmetic chemist in the multicultural beauty space for over a decade, Erica has been the “brains” behind a number of popular products on the market.

Award-winning Galileo Camps Coming to Wicker Park, Illinois, Summer 2019

CHICAGO, Ill., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be putting down community roots in Wicker Park this summer at Pritzker Elementary School on July 8, 2019.

Pamela Bosco, Founder of Pet King Brands, Named Recipient of 2019 Pet Age Magazine Women of Influence Award

WESTMONT, Ill., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pamela K. Bosco, President and Founder of Pet King Brands, was named a winner of Pet Age Magazine’s 2019 Women of Influence annual award. Each year Pet Age bestows the honor on women leaders who have made a significant impact on the animal health and pet care industry.

SafeChain Collaborates with Accuity to Secure Real Estate Wire Transfers

COLUMBUS, Ohio, and EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that it has integrated bank data from Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, to enhance the security of real estate transactions.

Pet King Brands Celebrates 20 Years as a Leader in the Pet Health Products Industry

WESTMONT, Ill., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet health products company, Pet King Brands, Inc. – the maker of veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX(R) Dermatology and Oratene(R) Brushless Oral Care – celebrates 20 years of helping pets find relief from problematic ear, skin and mouth conditions.

ZYMOX Marks Twenty Years as a Leading Pet Health Industry Product

WESTMONT, Ill., Jan. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet King Brands. Inc. ushers in a new century for its veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX(R) Dermatology and Oratene(R) Brushless Oral Care at VMX Veterinary Meeting & Expo 2019, Booth # 2004 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center on January 19-23, 2019.

Chicago area band The PondHawks gives hometown a song with ‘River Grove’

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riverpool Records and The PondHawks announce the release of their new single, “River Grove.” How many cities have their very own song? The town of River Grove, a suburb of Chicago near O’Hare Airport, now does thanks to The PondHawks.

The Seidel Diesel Group Acquires Associated Fuel Injection of Modesto, California

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group has acquired the assets of Associated Fuel Injection of Modesto, California, and the business will continue to operate out of the current Modesto facility. This brings SDG’s total number of fuel shops to ten.

Stutterers Showcase Stand-Up Comedy Skills at National Stuttering Association Conference

CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of the 35th annual National Stuttering Association conference, a group of talented comedians will stand up for stuttering in “NSA Laughs!” Headlining the show is Nina G, an 8-year, stand-up comedy veteran and professional speaker. This stand-up comedy show is open to the public and is scheduled for July 5 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

Seidel Diesel Group Embraces Franklin Covey’s 4DX Program

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., May 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Paul Thoms, President, “We’ve had significant success in quantifiable cost savings and increased revenue by bringing Covey’s The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) formula into our culture.” Midwest Fuel Injection at its Bolingbrook’s Headquarters was first to incorporate the 4DX approach into its strategic goal setting initiatives in Oct. 2017, quickly achieving business-critical goals.

The Seidel Diesel Group Welcomes Jaime Rogan as Marketing Manager

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is pleased to announce that Jaime Rogan has been named Marketing Manager for the company. Her responsibilities in this new role include directing marketing strategies and programs and developing branding for all SDG affiliates.

The Seidel Diesel Group Welcomes Sharon Young as Turbocharger Product Manager

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is pleased to announce that Sharon Young has been named Turbocharger Manager for the company. Her responsibilities in this new role will be managing all of SDG’s turbocharger business, including the sales team for this product line.

The Seidel Diesel Group Becomes a Master Distributor of Honeywell Garrett Turbochargers

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is excited to announce its new business relationship with Honeywell Garrett(R). Effective March 1, 2018, Seidel Diesel Group became one of Honeywell Garrett’s master distributors for the United States and Canada, representing genuine Garrett original equipment turbochargers.

Cogensia Releases New Platform – CMP 2.0

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia is pleased to announce the release of Customer Management Platform 2.0. CMP 2.0 is Cogensia’s proprietary platform that integrates source data from all customer touchpoints to automate targeting and personalization throughout the customer lifecycle. CMP 2.0 solves challenges related to omni-channel execution and delivers relevant 1:1 customer experiences.

Prolific Children’s Author Aaron Ozee to Donate Proceeds from New Release, ‘Regulus’

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bestselling children’s author Aaron Ozee is interested in more than just writing great fiction, he’s interested in leaving an impact on readers everywhere. For that reason, Ozee has partnered with his publisher, Lulu Press, in order to donate 100-percent of all proceeds from his latest bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), for the period of December 1, 2017 to January 1, 2018.

Sparkle Coin, Inc. Launches Next Generation Cryptocurrency with Maximum Transactability

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sparkle Coin, Inc. today introduced its eponymous cryptocurrency, the first of its kind backed by diamonds, as the initial step toward the company’s goal of creating more efficient global economic growth to promote societal advancement by developing a platform that brings cryptocurrencies into the mainstream business and consumer markets. Sparkle Coin is a hybrid cryptocurrency possessing the best qualities of both PoW (Proof of Work) and PoS (Proof of Stake).