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.


Reality of a Veteran-Owned Family Business: Daniel and Joy Symonds, Funeral Home Owners, Available for Veterans Day Interviews

ELGIN, Ill., Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Veteran’s Day approaches, Symonds-Madison Funeral Home announced that Daniel and Joy Symonds, the husband and wife team behind the family-run funeral home in Elgin, Illinois, are available for interviews about life as veteran and military spouse owners of a family business.

Kharis Publishing Releases ‘Oh Da Joy’ – A Conversation in the Art of Joyful Living, Resonating with Spiritual Readers, Who Are Seeking to Supercharge Their Lives with Joy

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kharis Publishing today announces the release of “Oh Da Joy” (ISBN: 978-1946277398) by Pat Jewell, a broadly reaching new book with the spirit of “Chicken Soup for The Soul.” Appealing to a wide range of readers who will find comfort and joy in this life-guide to turn the weary into the re-charged.

Luxury Chicago Realtor Emily Sachs Wong Announces an Exquisite Contemporary Residence in Sought-After Lincoln Park

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luxury Chicago Agent, Emily Sachs Wong, lists a noteworthy luxury residence offered for $3,050,000. The epitome of exceptional elegance and contemporary design awaits with this no-expense-spared custom brick and limestone masterpiece.

Whole Brain Consulting to Host Styles 4 Kidz Annual Fall Gala at Historic Elizabeth Cheney Mansion

OAK PARK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whole Brain Consulting, a food industry consulting firm, is sponsoring the 4th annual Styles 4 Kidz Fall Gala charity event Saturday, November 2. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. at Elizabeth Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302.

North Korea Ejects Aaron Ozee’s Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ from DMZ

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, author of the notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 9781387010790), clashed with the government of North Korea when the attempt was made to bring his parable across the border at Panmunjom.

New Novella ‘Off the Hook’ by Romance Author Dania Voss Explores the Challenges of Young Love, Wealth and Professional Sports

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicagoland romance author Dania Voss explores the challenges of young love while dealing with the pressures of wealth and professional sports, in her latest release, new adult novella “Off the Hook” (ISBN: 978-1773399911; Ebook).

Aaron Ozee Lands Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ on Galapagos Islands

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has partnered with adored intercontinental tourism network, Rainforest Cruises, bringing a printed copy of his enchanting publication along with them during their exploration of the Galapagos Islands.

USDTL Test Helps Identify Newborns Exposed to Fentanyl Abuse

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the last few decades, United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc. (USDTL), has been quietly making a huge impact on the lives of some of the most vulnerable Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients, newborns exposed to substances of abuse during gestation. Today USDTL announced that they are the first laboratory in the world to commercially offer newborn fentanyl testing in both meconium and umbilical cord tissue specimens.

Aaron Ozee Loses Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Inside Bermuda Triangle

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has partnered with independent aviation consultants to send a printed copy of his esteemed parable into the mythical depth of the Bermuda Triangle.

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.