Scrolling through Facebook on a Sunday morning, I first learn about so many around-town happenings that happened last week. Events I wish I had known about before; events I wish I had attended. Or at least helped to promote. We suffer from an abundance of riches in Oak Park and River Forest, with no lack…
Like an eight-oar rowing team, business support functions in a community are more effective when they work in harmony.
A discussion heretofore meant for Council Chambers just played out entirely on social media. The business community requested public discussion at Village Hall to present the implications of Cook County’s minimum wage and paid sick leave ordinance, which goes into effect on July 1. While never officially acknowledged, our request was denied after Facebook lit…
The OPRF Chamber is working with the Village of Oak Park to build an online directory of all local businesses. The database feeding the directory will enable better communications, planning, event promotion and other back office functions.
The Chamber of Commerce held its second Procurement Expo, introducing local businesses to the purchasing staffs of our various taxing bodies in Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park
Ever wonder how a chamber raises revenue? We are not affiliated with either the national or state chambers, nor are we a government agency. Chambers work to earn member dues from local businesses.
Oak Park’s current project to update zoning laws will have a longstanding impact on our community in both the commercial and residential areas. The community is invited to review and comment on the proposed changes to the zoning ordinance.