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Chamber of Commerce hosts Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Chamber of Commerce hosts Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Bunny Committee Chair Carrie Upchurch and son Eddie get a sneak preview of Saturday's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in Highland, which will also include visits from Brrrnie the Penguin, Texas Cowboy, Barney, Ollie the Owl, Barbie, Batman, The Incredible Pulp and Pompy Bear.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
Highland Chamber of Commerce presents annual awards

Highland Chamber of Commerce presents annual awards

Highland Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mary Luptak, left, congratulates Norma Fross, awarded the Legacy Award at last month's Best of Highland event.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am
Chamber officers kick off busy year

Chamber officers kick off busy year

The Highland Chamber of Commerce has a busy year planned, with The Best of Highland event recognizing outstanding citizens and businesses in the Town of Highland from 2013. Chamber member restaurants will compete for the Best Taste Award, with nomination forms available at www.highlandchambe…

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
Celebrate Halloween with 5K race

Celebrate Halloween with 5K race

Getting into the spirit of the holiday are runners from Team Mario Party, the  2012 Costumed Winners at the Jack O'Lantern Jog 5K in Highland.  Representing the Deacy and Kristy families, last year was the third consecutive win for the team. This year's race starts at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at Main…

October 17, 2013 12:00 am
Celebrate Halloween with 5K race

Celebrate Halloween with 5K race

Getting into the spirit of the holiday are runners from Team Mario Party, the 2012 Costumed Winners at the Jack O'Lantern Jog 5K in Highland. Representing the Deacy and Kristy families, last year was the third consecutive win for the team. This year's race starts at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at Main S…

October 17, 2013 12:00 am
Winner named at Pizza Palooza

Winner named at Pizza Palooza

The Highland Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Pizza Palooza Contest this summer at Wicker Park to showcase its pizza members and sample Three Floyds Beer. Participants Included Amici Grill and Pizzeria, Arrenello’s Pizza, Aurelio’s of Griffith, Capri’s Pizza, Gelsosomo’s Pizza, Langel’s …

August 07, 2013 12:00 am
Friday's corn roast funds scholarships

Friday's corn roast funds scholarships

The Highland Rotary Club, represented by Rotarian President Mary Luptak, right, presents a $1,000 Bill Johnston Memorial Scholarship to Catherine Russo of Highland High School.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am
Friday's corn roast funds scholarships

Friday's corn roast funds scholarships

The Highland Rotary Club recently presented $500 scholarships to six Highland High School students through the Dollars for Scholars program, from left, Tiffany Fordyce, Alysia Jones, Aaron Munoz, Rotary President Mary Luptak, Vanessa Madrigal, Kristina Sacketos and Brenna Vernengo.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am
Chambers plan golf outing

Chambers plan golf outing

Off they go at the start of last year's Highland and Griffith chambers of commerce golf outing. This year's annual golf outing is set for July 19 at Wicker Park Golf Course, 8554 U.S. 41. Cost is $100 per person, which includes lunch, golf, cart, drink tickets and dinner. Contests include ca…

July 10, 2013 12:00 am
Take a tour of Highland on a bike

Take a tour of Highland on a bike

Children line up on their bikes to join last year's Tour de Highland. This year's bike ride is set for June 1 starting at Wicker Park, and will follow a new 10-mile route.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am
Chamber honors the Best of Highland

Chamber honors the Best of Highland

Paul Doherty, center, receives the Highland Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award from chamber Executive Director Mary Luptak, left, and chamber President Victor Garcia.

April 19, 2013 12:00 am
Bunny bringing friends to Highland breakfast

Bunny bringing friends to Highland breakfast

The Easter Bunny and many of his famous friends, including Barbie, Batman and Rusty the RailCat, will join families for the Highland Chamber of Commerce's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 23.

March 15, 2013 12:00 am
Chamber welcomes new officers

Chamber welcomes new officers

Recently installed as 2013 Highland Chamber of Commerce executive officers are, from left, Vice President Michelle Anderson, First Financial Bank; Treasurer Monica Rubio, First Midwest Bank; President Victor Garcia, March of Dimes; Director Terry Trusgnich, Aide Rental & Sales II; Secret…

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Costumes welcome at Jack O’Lantern Jog 5k/5K9

Costumes welcome at Jack O’Lantern Jog 5k/5K9

The Incredibles was just one of the costumed teams that entered last year's Jack O’Lantern Jog 5k/5K9 in Highland. This year's event will be held Oct. 27, and costumes are again welcome.

October 11, 2012 12:00 am
Chambers team up for golf

Chambers team up for golf

Highland-Griffith chambers of commerce golfers, from left, Rich Miller, Larry Miller, Dan Moynihan and Steve Clemons, enjoy last year's outing at Wicker Park. The event returns to the Highland course Friday.

July 15, 2012 12:00 am
Scholarship winners named

Scholarship winners named

Each year the Highland Chamber of Commerce awards two scholarships to Highland students through the Dollars for Scholars program. Chamber President John Freyek, from left, of Citizens Financial Bank, congratulates $1,000 Chris Hubbard Memorial Scholarship recipient Rachel Haddad, and $500 Bu…

June 14, 2012 12:00 am
Ride and dine in Highland

Ride and dine in Highland

Bicycle riders enjoy a picnic after last year's Tour de Highland. This year's event is set for June 2, and Texas Corral Restaurant will provide the after-ride meal at Main Square Park.

May 16, 2012 12:00 am
Blood donor center gets welcome

Blood donor center gets welcome

Heartland Blood Centers hosted a grand opening at its new location, 2126 -45th St., Highland, with lunch and tours. Participating in the Highland Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony are Heartland Blood Centers employees Martine Williams, Jill Bernard, Francie Buckley, Esmeralda Canal…

April 19, 2012 12:00 am
Visit with Easter Bunny and his friends at breakfast

Visit with Easter Bunny and his friends at breakfast

Visit with the Easter Bunny and a cast of costumed characters, which includes Poppie Bear, The Incredible Pulp, Magic the Bear, Rusty the RailCat, Ollie the Owl, McDonald's Grimace, Spiderman, Barnie, Batman, Barbie and Princess Rachel, at this Saturday's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in H…

March 28, 2012 12:00 am
Chamber picks executive officers

Chamber picks executive officers

Highland Chamber of Commerce Executive Officers for 2012 have been selected, from left to right, Secretary Angie Gora, Highland Parks and Recreation Department; Director Michelle Anderson, First Financial Bank; Treasurer Monica Rubio, First Midwest Bank; President John Freyek, Citizens Finan…

February 29, 2012 12:00 am
Welcome to Highland

Welcome to Highland

Highland Chamber of Commerce members hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and sampled tapas at Sabor Restaurant & Tequila Bar. Holding the scissors are Sabor owners Monica Rajos and Paul Patel.

February 10, 2012 12:00 am
Welcome to Highland

Welcome to Highland

The ribbon cutting ceremony for Qdoba Mexican Grill drew many Highland Chamber of Commerce members and Qdoba Area Director Scott Trzaskus, Manager Barry Jones and Director of Marketing Brett Higgins.

February 10, 2012 12:00 am
Highland, Griffith chambers host golf outing

Highland, Griffith chambers host golf outing

Golf outing committee members welcome golfers to the event on July 29. Pictured, from left, are Shannon Peterson, marketing coordinator of the Highland Chamber of Commerce; Cindy Rivera, of the North Township trustee's office; Charlotte Thomas, Vickie Rust, and Kathleen Reed, all of First Mi…

July 21, 2011 12:00 am
Highland Chamber awards two scholarships

Highland Chamber awards two scholarships

Pictured from left are Highland Chamber of Commerce President John Freyek, of Citizens Financial Bank; scholarship recipients Erin McMahon and Jonathan Wheatley and Chamber Executive Director Mary Luptak.

June 26, 2011 12:00 am
Highland Chamber welcomes C.P. business

Highland Chamber welcomes C.P. business

Oak Partners Inc., of Crown Point, is a new member of the Highland Chamber of Commerce.

May 05, 2011 12:00 am
Highland man's service to chamber honored

Highland man's service to chamber honored

Doug Lewis, left, of Highland, is honored for his service to the Highland Chamber of Commerce by John Freyek, president.

April 11, 2011 12:00 am
Easter Bunny, Spider-Man among characters to visit Highland

Easter Bunny, Spider-Man among characters to visit Highland

Tickets are on sale now to meet the Easter Bunny and all his friends at a breakfast April 16 at the Highland High School cafeteria.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
Highland Chamber of Commerce elects officers

Highland Chamber of Commerce elects officers

The new executive officers for 2011 of the Highland Chamber of Commerce are pictured. Pictured from left are Secretary Victor Garcia, March of Dimes; President John Freyek, Citizens Financial Bank; Vice President Angie Gora, Highland Parks and Recreation Department; Director Terry Trusgnich,…

March 02, 2011 12:00 am
Highland Chamber of Commerce honors 2 with scholarships

Highland Chamber of Commerce honors 2 with scholarships

At the recent Highland honors night, the Highland Chamber of Commerce presented two scholarships through the Dollars for Scholars program. Eric Johnston, left, is the recipient of the $500 Buck for a Basket Scholarship. He is pictured with Chamber President Doug Lewis, of Edward Jones Invest…

July 06, 2010 12:33 pm
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