Round of Applause – OPRF and Forest Park Chambers collaborate on their 3rd annual Golf Outing
Time to reacquaint ourselves with the real people behind our small independent businesses. They just might be your neighbors.
We need specific tools to keep the #shoplocal movement going. Viral posts are great but not enough to capture the momentum at the cash register.
Small business is hard – especially for local solo-preneurs in the arts. Our community is filled with dedicated professionals working their crafts without much recognition or fanfare.
Let’s start off by saying we are not for or against increasing the minimum wage. That is a policy decision and the Chamber chooses to present information rather than advocating one way or another. This is meant to be informational. Last week the Cook County Board of Commissioners increased the minimum wage in Cook County…
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
In a week when Suburban Unity Alliance and the Oak Park Regional Housing Center both hosted events filled to capacity with community members advocating for equity, the Chamber voted to back SUA’s “Pledge for Unity.”