Biz Notes: Glenview honors green companies

• The Glenview Village Board recently recognized three local businesses taking steps to “go green” by incorporating environmentally responsible practices into their daily business operations. The Go Green Gold Business Award went to Midwest Palliative & Hospice Carecenter, Marshak Family Hospice Pavilion; Go Green Business Awards went to the Dry Cleaning Factory and Morning Glory Flower Shop.

• Grand Food Center co-owner Chris Barber accepted the “Friend of the Township” award from New Trier Township Community Service Administrator Brian Leverenz at its 2014 Annual Town Meeting held April 8 at Winnetka Community House. Leverenz, who administers the township food pantry, praised the grocer for its continuing generosity to the pantry and its clientele.

• The McGaw YMCA in partnership with Y.O.U., and Northwestern University’s Office of STEM Education Partnerships, has received $110,000 of funding from a long-time supporter, the Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation, as a part of a potentially larger grant, to design a space in its building for teens and pre-teens.

• State Bank of Countryside announced today the addition of a Mortgage Banking Division to its fast growing list of product & service offerings. Brian Reynolds, Director of Mortgage Banking, has taken the lead for the new division and is excited about the positive community impact it will have.

• Benjamin Eye Care Center & Optical Shop in La Grange, welcomes Dr. Kamran Riaz to the practice. Riaz attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago, completed his internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chicago and finished his ophthalmology residency at Northwestern University. He is a graduate of Hinsdale Central High School.

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