Mokena Chamber of Commerce Weekly E-Newsletter

WEEK OF APRIL 17, 2017

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Welcome our newest members to the Mokena Chamber 
of Commerce
Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors

Palos Builders

Fasteners Plus International

RJS Services

Lincoln-Way Area Business Women's Organization LWABWO

GAAB Vacation Club

J C Penney

Millennium Title Group, Ltd.

URMI Salon

Jess Kleen Cleaning

Moving Services Inc.

School of Rock Mokena

Thrivent Financial

Newmark Construction, Inc.

Side Street American Tavern

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Looking to become more involved in the Mokena Chamber of Commerce? Become a chamber ambassador! More information on box below!
Join us at our upcoming Chamber events
April 17: Deadline to submit application for Ambassador Committee. More information in box below.

April 20: Multi-Chamber VIP Business After Hours event at Bettenhausen Alfa Romeo of Tinley Park. 5 to 10 p.m. Test drive the all new 2017 Alfa Romeo GIULIA, meet and enjoy two acoustic sets performed by Wings and Moody Blues rock legend Denny Laine. YOU MUST RSVP TO THE MOKENA CHAMBER BY 10 A.M. ON MONDAY, APRIL 17 TO GAIN ENTRY TO THE EVENT. If your name is not on the guest list, you will NOT gain entry. Click here for full event flyer with more information and complete schedule of events.  FREE networking event. 

April 22: Village of Mokena Clean-Up Day.  Click here to view flyer with details.

April 24: First meeting of the Ambassador Committee, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chamber Office. Download Ambassador application here. 

April 26: Board of Director's Meeting, 6:15 p.m. at the Chamber Office. 

May 11: Multi-Chamber Business After Hours and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Curtain Call Community Theatre, 11112 Front Street, Mokena. 5 to 7 p.m. Ribbon Cutting at 5:30 p.m. FREE networking event.  

May 17: Quarterly General Membership Meeting. 
8:15 to 9:15 a.m. program: "Making the Most of your Membership," presented by the Mokena Chamber of Commerce. Time: 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. open networking, photos. Location: Mokena Community Public Library, 11327 W. 195th Street, Mokena. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend this great networking event, but please RSVP to the chamber office.

May 17: Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau "Annual National Tourism Day" Multi-Chamber Business After Hours. 5 to 7 p.m. CSCVB offices, 2304 173rd Street, Lansing. Click here to view map of location.  For full event flyer, click here.  

May 24: Multi-Chamber "Chuck Wagon Rodeo BBQ" Business After Hours at Gwendolyn J. Sterk and the Family Law Group P.C., 11528 W. 183rd Place, Orland Park. 5 to 8 p.m. BBQ Brisket, beer, wine. Best Costume Awards. Special guest appearance by 95.5 FM radio station. Click here to view flyer for event.  FREE networking event. 
Become a Mokena Chamber Ambassador!

Looking for an exciting way to showcase yourself and your business?

Features and Benefits of a Mokena Chamber of Commerce Ambassador  
  • Introduction of Ambassador and the business they represent at each event.
  • Listing of Ambassadors on Mokena Chamber website.
  • Personal contact with new and existing members.
  • Growing your business with each contact made!
Please consider joining the Ambassador team by returning your completed application to the Mokena Chamber office by TODAY - Monday, April 17.

First Ambassador Committee Meeting will be held on Monday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mokena Chamber Office, 19150 S. Wolf Road, Suite C, Mokena. 

"Through teamwork, all things are possible!"
Annual Chamber Golf Outing - June 14

Tired of the same old offerings all summer long? 
Join us on June 14, 2017 at The Sanctuary Golf Course for a new and exciting day of golf and fun! 

Your day of golf includes...
  Free Range Balls for Practice Beforehand
  Lunch at the turn and dinner at the Clubhouse
  Liquid refreshments all day (beverage carts)
  Golf Cart, Goodie Bag
  Raffle tickets for prizes (each golfer receives 20 tickets)
Betting holes, Specialty holes
  Two trips to Las Vegas will be awarded
  Silent auctions including lots of sports memorabilia
  Additional prizes for Closest to the Pin, Longest Putt, etc.
  Open bar during Networking, Dinner, and Awards
 Register your foursome, or select which exciting sponsorship opportunity you would like to promote your business!

The 4th of July Parade is 3 months away!
4th of July Logo

Click on image to download application.

News from Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210

Lincoln-Way email phishing scam resurfaces.

Severe Weather Spotter Training Health and Safety Expo at Lincoln-Way West.

Lincoln-Way Central Football Team hosts Middle School Clinic

Lincoln-Way Central Music Department to perform Guys and Dolls.

Lincoln-Way students account for twenty percent of statewide reading program participants.   

Lincoln-Way cadet receives appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy.

Lincoln-Way Dist. 210 hires Assistant Superintendent for Business.
 Fore! Upcoming Local Golf Outings

June 24 at The Sanctuary
Is your organization hosting a Golf Outing? Email a PDF of your info to to have it included here.

 Check out what's going on with your fellow members!
If you would like your information included below, we need your information as either a Word Document, PDF, or a website link by 2:30 p.m. on the Friday before the week you would like it included. Email information to

Earn Back-Scratch Chamber Cash!!
Do you want to earn $20 in Chamber Cash? The Mokena Chamber of Commerce is offering $20 in "Back-Scratch Cash" to any Chamber Member who refers a new business that joins the Mokena Chamber.
You are eligible for the reward for each new member you refer. Your Chamber Cash will be issued on a monthly basis and will be good towards most Chamber functions from events to membership dues! So get out there and start referring!!! 

($600 maximum to be earned in a calendar year). 

Melissa Fedora
Executive Director 
Mokena Chamber of Commerce 
19150 Wolf Road, Suite C
708-479-2468 (p)
708-479-7144 (f)