The Communications Challenge

Notwithstanding these weekly three hundred and fifty words, the Chamber of Commerce struggles like all small businesses to send out its message in the manner in which our audience wants to hear it. Newspapers, social media, printed newsletters, email, podcasts, telephone, in-person announcements – there are more options but it is harder than ever.  The…

Finding Our Way

As we debate our transition to a denser, more urban landscape, we are challenged to find our way through the maze of multiple interests and competing priorities.  In addition to high rises and potential street bends, Oak Park’s current conversation is about finding our way more literally. The Village recently hired an urban planning design…