The Daily Chronicle from De Kalb, Illinois on June 12, 1996 · Page 6
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The Daily Chronicle from De Kalb, Illinois · Page 6

De Kalb, Illinois
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Wednesday, June 12, 1996
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4 DAILY CMONOf DXJkframa, K Wt,.i..W W 12. 199 THE 1 996 DEKALB-SYCAMORE BUSINESS HONOR ROLL The more you know about local businesses, the more informed your spending decisions will be. These are businesses you can trust to provide quality service and cus tomer satisfaction! m following lisringsNk Iw Mm 1996 are the views of the Yk lit SLN Marketing Editors of the SLN m Marketing Business I y m Honor Roll and not VjjVyi . TYu!! necessarily those of f 1 "j ""' ni'nin umi J this newspaper. Dry Cleaners ESTABLISHED 1920 GREENACRE CLEANERS 1334 East Lincoln Highway DeKalb,IL60115 Phone: 815-758-6623 MANAGEMENT: Linda Anderson and Jim LeMieux DRY CLEANING COULDN'T BE EASIER WHEN YOU USE Greenacre Cleaners. Not only does the cleaners provide the highest-quality, environmentally sound cleaning and laundry service, Greenacre offers residential and business pick-up and delivery service; climate controlled storage facilities for furs, woolens and special garments; an express bag service; a drive-thru window for drop offs; wedding gown preservation; hanger recycling; and fur and leather cleaning. And same or next-day service is available for the times when you just can't wait until "next Wednesday." Greenacre Cleaners employees have over 125 years of combined experience. And they continue to meet the needs of the growing community while keeping focused on the environment. Jim LeMieux completed training in 1995 to become a Certified Environmental Drydeaner. You'll find friendly, helpful counter personnel eager to solve your garment problems. And, Greenacre Cleaners recently opened a new drive-thru drop location across from K-Mart to better serve you. Greenacre Cleaners: Serving the community by serving you. Propane NATIONAL PROPANE CORPORATION nmWKm . 1901 Pleasant Street Zl AWRR1I1 A II The Nation's Propane Company. DeKalb,IL 60015 Phone: 815-758-5416 MANAGEMENT: Keith Hockings CUSTOMERS ARE NUMBER ONE AT NATIONAL PROPANE CORPORATION. Keith Hockings is in this line of business because he enjoys serving the public and that's what National Propane does best As a full service propane company, National Propane offers 24-hour customer service, free water heaters, a special Meter Value Plan (MVP) program and a budget payment program to fit your budget. And National Propane sells top-quality appliances including Crosley Appliances and Weber Grills. When you phone National Propane or drop in the office, you'll find two of the friendliest Customer Service Representatives to take care of your needs, whether residential, commercial or industrial. National Propane Corporation sponsors numerous community events including Tri County Opportunities, Better Business Bureau, DeKalb Agriculture and the Illinois Propane Gas Association. Environmental Services FOUNDED 1968 WASTE MANAGEMENT-WEST 780 North Kirk Road Batavia, IL 60510 Phone: 708-879-9190 Fax: 708-879-9353 FOUNDER: Dean Buntrock MANAGEMENT: Al Bilthouse, Pat McDowell, Ron Tazelaar, Derek Degroot We don't often think of where our garbace goes but rest assured that with Waste Management-West on the job, waste disposal solutions are environmentally sound. Waste Management-West is the world leader in refuse and recycling services, helping communities, businesses and people in their daily lives. Some of the services provided by Waste Management-West include construction roll-off, portable sanitation, sweeping services, chemical, medical and special waste disposal. Waste Management-West participates in the DeKalb Wet Waste Pilot Program, and supports educational recycling programs in the county. They have been around for almost 30 years and will continue to grow with the needs of the community. Bank FOUNDED 1859 FIRST NATIONAL BANK DEKALBSYCAMORE 141 W. Lincoln Hwy & 1007 N. First DeKalb, IL 60015 and 511 West State Street, Sycamore Phone: 815-758-2411 Fax: 815-758-2389 iiimw i i i PRESIDENT: JAMES V. BOWERS FIRST NATIONAL BANK IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING A BANKING relationship that benefits its customers. Realizing individuals have unique needs, the staff at First National Bank works hard to accommodate your situation to help you achieve your financial goals. Since 1859, First National has sought to lead, grow with and serve its community with full-service checking, savings, investments, trust and asset management services, and loans for personal and business needs. Customers are served by eager and friendly employees who take pride in their jobs, with a high dose of attitude customer service attitude, that is. First National Bank supports the NIU Athletic Department and was awarded Business of the Year by the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce. Personal service is the cornerstone of First National Bank's corporate philosophy. Banking with First National is an investment in your community and your children's future. Insurance FOUNDED 1920's m tona CRUM-HALSTED AGENCY, INC. 2350 Bethany Road Sycamore, IL 60178 Phone: 815-756-2906 Fax: 815-756-2138 BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS FOR LIFE AS INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS, CRUM-HALSTED AGENCY Can be more objective in serving your insurance needs because they don't rely on one insurance company product. Representing many companies allows the agency to give you alternatives when placing your auto, home, life, business, umbrella, medical and disability insurance or when selecting mutual funds and annuities. Crum-Halsted provides the coverage you need, at competitive prices and handles claims professionally. Crum-Halsted Agency supports many community projects including the Junior Golf Classic, Bowl for Kids Sake, Salvation Army's Adopt-A-Family, Lion's Club, Kiwanis and Rotary. Recent highlights awards received by the agency include: Selected to Ohio Casualty's Key Producer Club; West Bend Mutual Partners In Excellence Winner; Selected as a member of USF&G's Century Club for agents who excel in service to their clients and the company; Michelle Fleetwood named Certified Insurance Service Rep; Steve Schelkopf, named Certified Insurance Counselor. Call today for an insurance review. Mattress Factory FOUNDED 1958 VERLO MATTRESS FACTORY 2500 Sycamore Road DeKalb, IL 60115 Phone: 815-756-3960 Fax: 815-756-6746 FOUNDER: DALE WILLIAMS MANAGEMENT: J.R. KATRICHIS ' MATTRESS FACTORY STORES IF YOU SLEEP BETTER, YOU LIVE BETTER AND VERLO MATTRESS Factory Stores are expert in making sure you get a good nighf s sleep. Verio hand-crafts exclusive, top-quality mattresses, box springs and futons right in their factory store. You'll appreciate Verio's personal service and ability to custom-make any size bed, and best of all at factory-to-you prices. Verio offers free delivery along with an environmentally sound method of disposing of your old bedding. Verio Mattress FactoryStores pioneered the Outcycle concept which keeps bulky, used bedding from clogging our nation's landfills by salvaging and recycling raw components for use in other products. Verio received the City of DeKalb's 19 PRIDE Award, recognizing the company's efforts and innovation in conservation and recycling. For more information about Verio Mattress Factory Stores and Verio's Outcycle Program, contact Julia Robinson at 800-229-8957, extension 104. Oh, and sleep well. Healthcare FOUNDED 1975 KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL 626 Bethany Road DeKalb, IL 60015 Phone: 815-756-1521 Fax: 815-756-7665 E MANAGEMENT: Robert Thebeau, President & CEO Kishwaukee Community Hospital (kch) provides hich quality medical care to people of the DeKalb County area. The hospital combines the latest medical technology with state-of-the-heart personal attention to make each patient's stay as comfortable, brief and beneficial as possible. The community-based voluntary medical staff, utilizing current knowledge, procedures and equipment, make KCH a center for primary, outpatient and preventive care as well as for surgical, emergency and restorative treatment. From the nursing staff, registered nutritionists and pharmacists to the medical records assistants and hundreds of volunteers, the support staff is always ready to capably serve their patients. Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the American College of Pathology, KCH works closely with advanced clinical training programs at NIU, Kishwaukee and Waubansee Community College. For more information, call the Community Relations Office at 815-756-1521, ext. 3420. Florist FOUNDED 1904 dekalb florist and greenhouse 2131 East Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 601 15 Phone: 815-756-2705 OWNERS: JAMES AND DORIS KAELLN MANAGER: SALLY KAELLN-MULLIS Family, flowers and friendly service are what dekalb florist and greenhouse is all about. For over 90 years, the company has served the floral and greenhouse needs of the community and are still going strong, dekalb florist carries fresh flowers, blooming and green plants, silk flowers, and many other floral gift products, dekalb greenhouse is the area's largest grower of summer annual plants. They carry over 600 hanging baskets, 3,000 flats of annuals, 6,000 geraniums, perennials, and rose bushes. All the annuals are grown on site by Jim. Customers agree that it is easy to do business with dekalb florist because of its friendly service and quality products, dekalb florist is a family business and the Kaelin family loves flowers and plants. In fact, Jim's father owned and operated a wholesale retail greenhouse. Doris' father was the foreman at George J. Ball Company, the world's largest wholesale seed company. dekalb florist sponsors many community events, church, and school programs including the DeKalb High School Vocational Training Program. Optometrist FOUNDED 1942 DEKALB OFTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES, P.C 121 East Locust DeKalb, IL 60015 Phone: 815-756-6388 Fax: 815-756-4861 macM orroeTK association 1105 OH0MFTK ASSOCIATION WUTHt UtO OFTOUtTIK SOOT DOCTORS: ROBERT E. SKABO, JAY R. EBBESEN STEPHEN J. STOREY for over 54 years, dekalb optometric has provided the DeKalb community with complete family vision care. You'll appreciate that stability knowing the practice will be there for you the next time you need eye care. The professionals at DeKalb Optometric provide eye examinations and glaucoma checks along with dispensing glasses, contact lenses and safety eyewear. DeKalb Optometric actively participates in vision screenings at health fairs to help make the public aware of the importance of eye health. The doctors offer vision care to financially disadvantaged individuals as they believe in giving back to the community in which they live. DeKalb Optometric Associates, P.C. enjoys working with the public and it shows in the loyalty of their patients reflected in the many referrals they receive. Open your eyes to a tradition of consideration, value and care for each patient. Auto Body Repair FOUNDED 1959 JIM'S BODY SHOP 817 S. 4th Street DeKalb, IL 601 15 Phone: 815-758-8668 FAX: 815-748-1573 OWNER: Wade Williams Jim's Body Shop built its reputation on referrals and repeat customers. Jim's Body Shop has been treating customers right for almost 40 years. So much so that they tell others about their experience and return as customers themselves. Clients receive quality repair services at a reasonable price, and Jim's Body Shop will even tell you when you shouldn't spend money on unnecessary repairs. The company prides itself on its continuing tradition of commitment to maintain the quality it always has brought to the community. Wade started in the business at a young age because he was very interested in cars. The shop offers full service auto body repairs, including painting and glass, using only top-quality products. Quality workmanship and customer service is the top priority. The shop maintains the highest level of workmanship by keeping up with changing technologies in order to safely repair and restore your vehicle. Jim's Body Shop supports many local community groups and events. Mini Storage MINI STORAGE OF DEKALB 1525 West Lincoln DeKalb, IL 60115 Phone: 815-756-3616 MANAGEMENT: Ed and Susan Andre wson Security and service are assured when you trust your storage needs to Mini Storage of DeKalb. It is the largest storage facility in the area and the only one that is completely fenced with a computer gate allowing access only to those storing their belongings. In addition, 24-hour surveillance cameras are in operation with monitoring screens in the office. The office is on the premises offering convenience and service to both individual, business and governmental clientele. The facility offers "Service With a Personal Touch." Mini Storage of DeKalb believes in the importance of community responsibility and supports the NIU Football program, programs such as the Girl Scouts, and public service announcements with anti-drug and anti-crime messages for special holidays and local events. Mini Storage of DeKalb has received honors from the three largest self-storage magazines in the country, both in 1994 and 1995, and the managers were named Manager of the Month in Mini Storage Messenger.

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