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Chairman's Message

Welcome to the Green Oaks, Libertyville, Mundelein, Vernon Hills (GLMV) area of Lake County, Illinois. Residents and visitors alike will find these vibrant villages among the best to live, work, shop, enjoy recreation and raise a family, with excellent public services, award-winning schools, great cultural activities and other fine amenities available year-round.

The GLMV Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate 69 years of service to the business community, offering a wide array of programs, activities, services and events. We are the largest and most active local business advocacy organization, and a resource for people to learn more about these four centrally located communities.

Our Chamber serves its members and the community through numerous business advocacy programs, educational opportunities, marketing, networking, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities. Chamber members have the opportunity to connect, learn and grow their business. GLMV sponsored events showcase members and the area, with many opportunities to meet people and learn about the various businesses and organizations. Programs and events include Ribbon Cuttings/Grand Opening Events, After Hours Mixers, Block Party, Business Expos, Golf Outing, Luncheons, Annual Installation & Awards Dinner, along with Educational Seminars, Member Discounts, Hot Deals and other activities. Chamber events are held all year long throughout the GLMV area at conveniently located member businesses. The Chamber also partners with the villages who offer their own community events.

Make sure to take advantage of all our bustling business community has to offer everyone. Area shopping ranges from large national chains and Westfield Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills to small shops and boutiques found along the quaint Libertyville and Mundelein downtown business districts. You’ll find whatever goods or services you need located right here in the GLMV!

The GLMV is your gateway to plenty of dining opportunities for all! The unique array of restaurants features a variety of cuisine including American, Asian, Chinese, Italian, Mexican, seafood and more. You’ll easily find restaurants in the GLMV that tempt all kinds of tastes!

When it comes to recreation, the GLMV has something for everyone. Area attractions and entertainment abound with village festivals and special events, performing arts, ice skating, amusement center, bowling, community theater, Improv, mini-golf, arts and crafts festivals, sporting events, forest preserves, and more. Golfers can tee off at numerous prestigious area golf courses. The GLMV also offers plenty of lodging and day spas to help you unwind and pamper yourself, as well.

We encourage you to refer to this Community Guide often to locate many wonderful area businesses, products, services and resources. When you shop and support local, you help support the entire community and strengthen our local economy.

The Chamber looks forward to continued growth in our four communities and business sectors, and we are here to assist you. We will see you around town!

For more information, contact us at GLMV Chamber of Commerce, 1123 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048. Phone: (847) 680-0750; Email info@glmvchamber.org

You can also learn more about us, keep updated on events, and view membership listings by visiting our website at www.glmvchamber.org

Sincerely,

Marty Rafter, Baird & Warner Lake County
Chairman of the Board
GLMV Chamber of Commerce

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