Mark your calendars for these Zapwater Communications client events for January and February 2011

Fridays, Life After Work at Crimson Lounge Crimson Lounge will host weekly after work parties on Fridays to kick-off the weekend. With extensive food and drink menus, a chic ambiance accented by plush furniture, and close proximity to many of Chicago’s businesses, restaurants, and Michigan Avenue shops, Crimson Lounge is the perfect setting to escape the work week and avoid rush hour traffic. Eric Ortiz, of Chicago’s favorite cover band, RENDITION, will headline the weekly event with acoustic performances at the Sax Chicago nightspot every Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Guests will enjoy $8 Absolut martinis, $6 Absolut drinks and a complimentary spread of hors d’oeuvres.

dana hotel & spa’s January 2011 Spa New Year’s Resolution Promotion Book a facial and receive a complimentary 15-minute consultation on your unique skin care needs with a spa at dana esthetician. Along with informing you about your skin’s specific needs, you esthetician will assist you with finding the perfect products for your complexion.

dana hotel & spa’s January 2011 Gift Card Promotion: If you were lucky enough to receive a gift card to the spa at dana over the holidays, redeem it before January 31 and receive a complimentary upgrade to your service! *All services must be booked by February 1 *Call to ask for specific upgrade promotions *Must mention gift card when booking your appointment

dana hotel Spa Packages and Lunch: Book any spa package for the month of January and receive a complimentary lunch from the dana hotel’s Asian-fusion restaurant, aja. *Lunch must be adjacent to the service and select menu available

Saturday, January 29, 2011 – Arboretum of South Barrington’s Second Annual Chili Cookoff The second annual Chili Cookoff, benefiting Gigi’s Playhouse of Hoffman Estates, will take place from 1 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 29 at the Arboretum of South Barrington, located at 100 W. Higgins Rd. Tickets to this family-friendly event - $10 in advance and $15 at the door - may be purchased at www.shopthearboretumsb.com.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 – Ted Baker London Chicago Store Launch Party Ted Baker London has officially arrived in Chicago and brings a great mix of both British-tailored and deconstructed looks. The opening party will embrace the windy city’s Mayoral Race with a “Vote Ted” theme, encouraging everyone to become model citizens for a better (looking tomorrow). To request an invitation, please contact jenn@zapwater.com

Thursday, February 17 (Various times) - Rasmussen College Career and Networking Fair Rasmussen College will host a Career and Networking fair at all 21 of their campuses located in the Midwest and Florida. The fair will feature local businesses and provide students and community members a chance to ask pertinent career-focused questions. For specific times and locations, visit www.Rasmussen.edu