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…
Round of Applause – OPRF and Forest Park Chambers collaborate on their 3rd annual Golf Outing
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
“Food is Art” was the theme of this year’s Chicago Gourmet. But I came away with a better appreciation of “food is business” – and a complicated business at that.
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.”
The dog days of summer are challenging ones for small business as people leave town for vacation or generally adopt a slower pace.
The OPRF Chamber of Commerce is calling on all community members to nominate local businesses that demonstrate excellence in any of six different categories. Nominations are open from Jun 1 – Jul 15.