Chamber Advantage

December 11th, 2022

We are so excited to have our holiday BAH return once again to Scoville Square this year and the party definitely will not disappoint. A huge thank you goes out to Melissa Cleveland and her team at Oak Park Bank for hosting the shin-dig. What a great way to close out the year!

Liz Holt

Executive Director


Check out our Holiday Events!

We've gathered all of our holiday parties and events here for you to register for all of them now and get them on your calendar.

Come celebrate with us!

Tuesday December 13, 5:00 - 7:00pm - Holiday Business After Hours at Oak Park Bank

It's that time of year again! Our Holiday Business After Hours (BAH) will be hosted by Oak Park Bank. Join us for a night of networking and hors d'oeuvres, and see how they have repurposed this gorgeous space, while making connections for your business or organization! 

Join us to end the year with your amazing business community!


Friday December 16, 12:00 - 12:30pm - Holiday Takeout Stakeout at Betty's Pizza & Pasta

Come join your fellow Chamber members for our first Holiday Takeout Stakeout, at Betty's Pizza & Pasta! In this event, we convene at Betty's to pick up our takeout lunch choices, and get to see each other for a bit while we're at it! Lunch is a flat $16 including tax and tip.


Monday December 19, 5:00 - 6:30pm - BIPOC Affinity Group Holiday Party

Celebrate the holidays with our BIPOC affinity group! We will be gathering at Styles 4 Kidz for some relaxed togetherness to just enjoy the season together. Come connect with Black, Latinx, Asian-American, Indigenous peers from the OPRF business and nonprofit community! 

Plan Your Month!

Want to plan ahead?
Here are some events we have coming up over the next month.
Join us for these wonderful networking opportunities and
continue to grow your business!

Monday December 19, 12:15 - 12:45pm - Meditation Mondays at CrossFunction Flexible Workspace

Join us for our Chamber program aimed at taking care of you, our small business community. Welcome to our monthly Meditation Mondays! All it takes is half an hour (that's only 30 mins!) for us to help you put your to-do list aside, empty your head of all the chatter and truly look after yourself.


Tuesday January 10, 5:00 - 7:00pm - Business After Hours at Hit It! Fitness

Our January BAH will be hosted by Hit It! Fitness in Elmwood Park. Owner Constance Contursi welcomes us into this high-energy space, and invites you to think about your fitness and wellness goals for the new year!

Hit It! Fitness is a woman-owned gym offering everything from group classes to private personal training, Power Plate Vibration Technology training, boxing training, nutrition consulting and personal meal plans, and Latin dance.


Friday January 13, 9:00 - 10:30am - Women in Business at The Sheridan at River Forest

Stay tuned for the details, but make sure to get this event on your calendar! The 2023 Women in Business programs are going to be so epic, mere words cannot describe them. Disclaimer: yes, we really are this much fun. We look forward to you joining us. See you soon! 


Holiday Spectacular!

Have you seen this year's Holiday Spectacular?

Click on the image below to read the full issue online, or grab a copy of the Wednesday Journal to read the hard copy!

Oak Park River Forest Chamber of Commerce

143 S Oak Park Avenue


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