Chamber honors new president


Michael Corr, newly elected president of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, will be introduced to chamber members, along with other new officers and board members at the chamber's 95th annual meeting from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel.

Corr is senior vice president for commercial banking, at Evanton-based First Bank & Trust.

The program will also honor the Businessperson of the Year, the Community Leadership Award and the winner of the Public Service/Non Profit award. The event features a light buffet dinner and drink and an opportunity for active networking. Cost per person is $60. To make reservations, contact the Evanston Chamber of Commerce at 847-328-1500 or email info@evchamber.com

Other new officers of the Chamber include President-Elect, James Pepa, a director at Porte Brown LLC, Treasurer, Ingrid Stafford, Assoc.Vice President/Treasurer, Northwestern University and Past President Rebecca Berneck, Founder, Officeheads.

New Board members include Alex Nabi, Director of Sales & Marketing, Hilton Orrington and Malik Turley, Owner Hip Circle Studio and current President of the Main Street Merchants Association.

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