Mokena Chamber of Commerce Weekly E-Newsletter

WEEK OF October 2, 2017

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Welcome our newest members to the Mokena Chamber 
of Commerce

Treasure Island Florida Condo Rentals

Doc's Smokehouse and Craft Beer

Royalty Capital Corporation

ADS Media Group

Nyktin Incorporated

Edible Arrangements of Mokena

Accelerate Indoor Speedway

Wynndalco Enterprises, LLC

Village Realty Shoppe


Vitality Health Systems

Willy World Cycles

The Goddard School

Emagine Entertainment

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Looking Forward to Seeing You Soon!

We hope you plan on attending the General Membership Meeting on October 10, where you will hear an informative update by Village of Mokena Administrator John Tomasoski.   Details below.

Save the Date November 18 - Join us for Christmas Fest!
The 2017 Traditional Ornament, commemorating the Mokena Fire District's 100th Anniversary, is available at the Chamber office. They make a thoughtful Christmas Gift, especially for those who live in Mokena and the surrounding area!
The Cost is $20 without stand / $23 with stand.

Thank you for supporting  YOUR Chamber of Commerce! 

Join us at our upcoming Chamber events

October 10: General Membership Meeting, 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. at the Mokena Community Public Library, 11327 W. 195th Street, Mokena. Guest Speaker: Mokena Village Administrator John Tomasoski. Topic: Village Update." This is a FREE networking event. Click here to view flyer.  Breakfast sponsored by: Gwendolyn J. Sterk & The Family Law Group P.C.

October 10: Multi Chamber Business After Hours at EMAGINE Theatre, 19965 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, 5 to 7 p.m.
Complimentary refreshments and a Free Movie! Flyer

October 13: Deadline to submit application for 2018 Board of Directors. More info in bow below.

October 18: Multi-Chamber Ribbon Cutting/Reception at Nationwide Insurance, 9995 W. Lincoln Hwy., Unit C, Frankfort, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  FREE Networking Event! Flyer

October 23: Multi-Chamber Business After Hours at The Alley Grill and Taphouse, 18700 S. Old LaGrange Road, Mokena. Click here to map of location.   Click here to view flyer. FREE networking event.  
October 25: Board of Director's Meeting, 6 p.m. at the Chamber Office. 

November 18: Christmas Fest! Details coming soon!
October General Membership Meeting -
Speaker: Village of Mokena Administrator John Tomasoski  Topic: Village Update!
8:15 to 9:30 a.m. at the Mokena Public Library.
Call for Nominations for the 
2018 Mokena Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

This is a great opportunity to be a leader in your Chamber!
The Nominating Committee is accepting applications for the 2018 Board of Directors. The term of office is for 1 year, with eligibility to serve an additional two years upon election of same.
The Board of Directors meets monthly, and all members of the Board of Directors are expected to attend other Chamber functions and volunteer their time and energy for various Chamber projects. Board members are expected to serve as positive leaders of the Chamber and to demonstrate their commitment to the Chamber by serving on at least one chamber committee.
We hope you will consider being a part of this fine organization.

Follow the Mokena Chamber on social media to stay up to date on the latest chamber happenings!


News from Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210
Lincoln-Way Marching Band selected to participate in Rose Bowl Parade

 Check out what's going on with your fellow chamber 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

St. John's United Church of Christ-Mokena Blood Drive
October 8

October 12

Mokena Community Park District 
36th Annual Halloween Hollow!   
October 13 - 15

Old Plank Trail Community Bank 
Annual 5K Pant for the Pantry
Please join Old Plank Trail Community Bank for our 7th Annual Pant for the Pantry 5K which will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in New Lenox. When you run, walk or jog, you'll help to support our local food pantry. In the past 6 years; we have donated over $60,000 to the New Lenox Food Pantry! Give yourself a head start by registering early! Visit  for details or to sign up today!
October 15, 2017

Mokena Community Park District Halloween Hollow!
October 13 - 15, 2017

Century 21 Pride Realty FREE career night! Flyer & Register
October 18, 2017

2017 MEF Non-Profit Symposium  - Model.Empower.Focus
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.       Flyer
October 17, 2017

Vendors wanted
Join 22nd Century Media for its annual Active Aging - An Expo for Ages 50+ from  9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Tinley Park Convention Center. 
22nd Century Media is publisher of The Mokena Messenger.
Vendor booths are still available. Contact Lora Healy at 708-377-8413 or  for rates and more information. To learn more about the expo, visit
October 21, 2017

TRICK OR TROT 5K    Flyer & complete detail
October 21, 2017

FREE Business Leaders Workshop
by Craig Lyons, Sandler Training - Mokena  Flyer
October 24, 2017

Lincoln-Way Area Business Women's Organization (LWABWO) 
Are you looking to join a community of women focused on giving back and having a great time? The Lincoln-Way Area Business Women's Organization (LWABWO) meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6-8 p.m., September through June. Dinner meetings take place at Little Joe's Restaurant, 1300 N. Cedar Road in New Lenox. LWABWO is a non-profit club formed in 1971.  Our main focus is to provide scholarship funds to graduating female high school seniors and adult women for the purpose of continuing education. We are always looking for new members. Please visit for further information.  
 10/17/17; 11/21/17; 1/17/18; 2/20/18; 3/20/18; 4/17/18; 5/15/18; 6/19/18

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). 

Marietta Kafka Glass
Asst. Executive Director 
Mokena Chamber of Commerce 
19150 Wolf Road, Suite C
708-479-2468 (p)
708-479-7144 (f)