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Comings & Goings: Bridgeview Chiropractic breaks ground on addition

Bridgeview village officials and chamber members joined Dr. Abu-Shanab last week at the groundbreaking ceremony for a

new addition at Bridgeview Chiropractic Clinic at 7124 W. 83rd St. in the

village.

The clinic has been in operation for

15 years and also has locations at 417 N. Weber Road in Romeoville and at 14406

John Humphrey Drive in Orland Park.

For information, call 708-599-9250 or

visit the clinic’s website at http://www.drshanab.com.

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Music studio opens in

Brookfield

Ms. Clara’s Joyful Learning Center, 9213 Broadway Ave. in

Brookfield, will celebrate its grand opening with free music classes for

children up to 6-years-old on Sept. 9 and Sept. 11.

The music studio has morning, afternoon and evening classes

and will be the new home of Ms. Clara’s Mini Musicians.

For information, call 708-704-1716 or visit its website at

www.joyfullearningcenter.com.

Branson Airport says

Chicago flights to continue

Branson Airport has announced the continuation of nonstop,

low fare service to Chicago’s Midway Airport from Oct. 25 to Dec. 7 and from

March 10 to May 27 next year.

The service later this year will be provided by Branson

AirExpress operated by Elite Airways and Buzz Airways will return to Branson on

March 10 to provide service during the busy spring season.

Buzz first came to Branson this summer to replace the

flights that had been operated by Southwest Airlines. The flight

schedules have been designed to allow customers to book separate tickets on

Southwest Airlines to other popular gateways that connect to and from

Chicago.

“We’ve received a great response to our low fares and

friendly service,” said Matt Chaifetz, chief commercial officer of Buzz

Airways, in a release. “The performance of our flights to and from

Branson has exceeded our expectations and we look forward to returning next

year.”

“We have been intrigued by the opportunity in Branson and

are pleased to be providing service this fall. We believe operating the

Chicago … service with our 50-seat regional jet will provide a wonderful

service to area residences and tourists looking to visit Branson,” said John

Pearsall, president of Elite Airways, in a release.

Moraine Valley seeks

employers for Mock Interview Day

The Job

Resource Center at Moraine Valley Community College is seeking employers to

participate in Mock Interview Day on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 2-5 p.m. in the

Moraine Business and Conference Center (Building M), on campus, 9000 W. College

Pkwy., Palos Hills.

Interviewers

must be affiliated with a business and have experience conducting interviews on

a professional level. They will engage in a formal, 30-minute mock interview

with students, alumni and community members. During the first 20 minutes,

employers will ask a series of general interview questions provided by the

college. The remaining 10 minutes will be used to offer feedback and helpful

tips to the interviewee.

Business

people who would like to volunteer their time as interviewers should call

708-974-5313 or email [email protected].

Garfield Ridge

Chamber to hold meeting at VFW RhinePost

The Garfield Ridge Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting for

the month of September will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the VFW Rhine Post, 5858 S. Archer Ave. in Chicago, beginning promptly

at noon. Parking will be available across the street.

The meal will be catered

by the Bree Thai Restaurant, 5306 S. Central Ave. in Chicago. Attendance

is limited to one representative from each business or company.

The guest speaker will be Rocky Romero from Profit Coaching,

he will be speaking about technology and security, visit his website to learn

more about his expertise at http://profitcoaching.com.

For information or to RSVP, contact the Garfield Ridge

Chamber of Commerce at 773-767-0014.

If you see a new business in

town or wonder what happened to an old favorite, drop me a line at [email protected].

You

can also catch up on Comings & Goings in other parts of the Southland at www.southlandbusinessnews.comand www.southlandsavvy.blogspot.com

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