2018 GEM Honoree

The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting the 5th Annual “Be Brilliant” GEM Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Boulder Ridge Country Club. This year’s honoree is Gary Reece, owner of Heartland Cabinet Supply, Inc. in Crystal Lake.

Gary has been an active and generous leader in the community since 1989 and currently sits on the McHenry County Housing Authority, Crystal Lake EDC and is an Ambassador of the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce.  “Gary has been a member of the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce for 18 years. He has always been active in supporting both community non-profits as well as the community at large,” said Cameron Hubbard, the Chamber Foundation’s Board Member and GEM Luncheon Committee Chair. “The GEM theme, which stands for Generous, Enthusiastic and Motivated to make a difference, are all qualities Gary embodies.” 

For further information about attending or sponsoring the GEM Leadership luncheon, please contact the Crystal Lake Chamber 815-459-1300 or register at clchamber.com 

Blazier & Elmore Scholarships Available

Preparing leaders for tomorrow is a Foundation priority. The Foundation administers a variety of scholarships for leading development that helps prepare emerging leaders for the future advancement of the business community and society. Applications are now available for the Bob Blazier Leadership and Mark A. Elmore Architect scholarships.  The deadline to apply for a scholarship is March 1, 2018.
Blazier Scholarship Application 2018 
Mark Elmore Scholarship Application 2018