Monthly Archives: January 2015

Creative Alliance Design

When you think about design, you should think out of the box. What will you do to stand out, be different, make a statement? There’s no sense in being a cookie cutter, one of another million that do the exact same thing you do. What will you do? How are you going to separate yourself from the pack? And who’s going to help you do so? Your answer is simple. Creative Alliance Design.

When you choose to use Creative Alliance to help you with your graphic design, image, logo, branding, creative marketing or online presence, expect something different! Always.

Whether your wish list includes a website, logo, brochure, invitation or complete overhaul of your marketing materials, Creative Alliance will help you with all your design needs. Our marketing services not only include the standard items you would expect a graphic designer to do, like logos, direct mail pieces, brochures, annual reports, and the like, but also include website design, SEO consulting, blogging and all things social media!

Having taken numerous courses on social media management, we know how to create and maintain social media profiles, as well as promote your business effectively on social. Need help with a social media strategy? You’ve come to the right place. Creative Alliance has helped numerous businesses develop an online presence, create awareness about their brand, bring additional traffic to their website and increase sales. You can also schedule a one-on-one session with Creative Alliance or a complete training class for small to large groups on a social media topic of your choosing.

services listCreative Alliance truly is your one-stop-shop for your creative marketing needs.

From concept to print, from idea to design, from words to webpage, Creative Alliance will create a professional and unique design for you. With experience that goes well beyond just placing images on a page, we are the one place you need to go to for allyour advertising and marketing needs. We can do anything from creating or revamping your entire corporate image to helping you figure out how your brand fits into the wide world of social media.

No matter what the job, you’ll get our utmost attention and creative, unique designs and ideas that are made just for you.

Visit our website for more information and portfolios of our work, as well as a client list.

Contact us to discuss your needs and get a free quote. We can be reached by phone at 847-533-8403 or by email at

Creative Alliance ~ Expect something different

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Arbonne International

Arbonne is a 37 year old botanically based premium health and wellness brand specializing in skin care and nutrition. The company cares deeply about the environment and is committed to being green. Our strict ingredient policy and quality control makes me proud to introduce these pure , safe and beneficial products to friends and family. The focus is health–from the inside out, and outside in.  Our formulations adhere to European standards and our Swiss heritage, so there are no harmful chemicals, dyes or perfumes in our products.  I am excited and happy to share with you more about the amazing products of our rapidly growing global company.   I provide my clients with the utmost in education and personal service to help them formulate the perfect personal care and nutrition solutions for overall wellness.

website and catalog

Contact me for savings of 20-80% off

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Design Insurance Brokers & Consulting


Stephanie Smith-Howard, RHU, LTC, ACA,

Licensed Accident, Health, Life – Property & Casualty
Insurance – 35 + years
Certified – Long Term Care Programs, Medicare Advantage/Prescription Drug Plans (PDP), Individual & Group ACA/ObamaCare and Annuities
Professional Designation of Registered Health Underwriter

Educating and Protecting Individuals and their families, and Employer Groups in navigating the Insurance Process.
Works with Medicare eligibles, Seniors and Their Families on Senior Products, including Medicare Supplements and Prescription Drug Plans (PDP), and other Senior Products

Works with Individuals and Groups regarding the ACA/ObamaCare Plans.
Broker who works with all insurance carriers and looks out for the best interests of the client.



Health Insurance Marketing and Education for Medicare Eligible, Seniors, Individuals and All Size Employer Groups – Employee Benefit Programs – Dental/Life/Disability/Voluntary Products

Medicare Supplements, Medicare PDP, Senior Products, including Long Term Care Insurance

ACA/ObamaCare Plans for Individuals and Employer Group

Other Insurance Products

Yin Yang Pilates & Yoga

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 Laura Cappelletti/Owner & Trainer

Do you want to reach your full potential of mind, body & spirit wellness?

Join Yin Yang Pilates & Yoga

    Specializing in ONE on ONE personal, pilates training and small group training.

Group Fitness (Maximum of 15 for individualized attention!)

Including:  Pilates Mat, Pilates Fusion, Hatha Yoga, VInyasa Flow, Gentle Yoga, Cardio flow & stretch, Barre, Muscle Conditioning.

Curatio (foam rolling & myofascia release) for the healing aspects.

Classes serving those with chronic pain, injury, diseases, post re-hab, post-surgery and in need of special modification:

Pilat-ease, gentle yoga or work with our trainers one on one.

Find peace, clarity and de-stress with our regular meditation classes and workshops.

Lake Zurich Travel

Dana Innocenti
Travel Consultant

Wherever you want to go, whatever you want to do, we can create your travel experiences that are yours alone, shaped by your needs, wants, and dreams. Give us the opportunity to be a part of your travel planning team. Remember, without a professional travel agent, you’re on your own.

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Visions Realty


Michelle Dorfman

Michelle Dorfman has 16 years of real estate experience specializing in residential real estate and is a relocation expert. She has lived and worked in the northwest suburbs for over 25 years. Her clients interests come first she maintains continual communication throughout the home selling or buying process.Getting in involved in the community she lives is important to her and she is a past Hawthorn Woods Trustee. Michelle is a member of the Lake Zurich Chamber and Business women connected.

Hallmark Promotions, Inc.


Susanne DePaepe

There are many companies not like you, but perceived to be just like you.  Maybe potential clients don’t even know your business exists.  For over 30 years, Hallmark Promotions, Inc. has provided companies, not-for-profits, and associations with products and programs that build awareness and image.  HPI’s endless selection of products fit every budget and purpose to will help you obtain and retain clients and reward sales performance.

Susanne has a MBA in Marketing, and her background includes managerial and executive positions in $400M companies.  She is co-owner of HPI, a family owned business in Lake Zurich.  Susanne is active in the community and has chaired board positions in the Hawthorn Woods Women’s  Club, a 501c group serving women and children in need in Lake County,  PTO positions within LZ95 schools, and is active in other community organizations.

Inland Home Mortgage


Laura Bice
Area Sales Manager

I have a diverse lending experience with the knowledge and products to find creative solutions to assist my customers with their unique financial situations. My mission is to partner with each borrower to find the best mortgage available for their individual needs, while keeping costs down and long-term financial benefits in mind. I take pride in doing all of the required homework so you can obtain the mortgage product to suit your needs at a competitive rate. I will find your lending solution while saving you time, stress, and money.

Little Paws Inn


Marie Latimer

Little Paws Inn is a unique and exclusive small dog boarding and daycare establishment (all dogs need to be under 18” in shoulder height).

We offer the best in services

1.BOARDING:  A white picket fence surrounds each individual cottage where your dog will eat and sleep. After breakfast, all guests are properly assigned to social groups in our indoor play rooms with potty breaks every hour in our yard. They will take a two hour nap in the middle of the day, after that, more socializing until dinner followed by an evening stroll outside! Maintaining an appropriately active schedule helps ensure they each have a peaceful and restful night.

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2.DAYCARE:  Let your dog socialize, 7 days a week, in an atmosphere of fun and excitement or lounge contently watching the action! We have a 3,000 square foot play area where dogs can exercise and receive plenty of love and attention from our attentive staff. After a busy day of care, your pet will look forward to relaxing on the couch with the family.
3.GROOMING:  Your pet’s grooming service will include an all natural shampoo & conditioner, body massage, blow-dry, brushing, scissoring and/or clipper work, ear cleaning/plucking, nail trim, and teeth cleaning. Also included if requested, anal gland expression and sanitary trim, too!.
4.TRAINING:  Please use our new online registration process by clicking on the training link. Select the class you would like and register as new user (if you have not already registered before). The system will send you a confirmation email once you have signed up confirming your class time.