Chamber Advantage

October 15th, 2023

Hold onto your thinking caps! An electrifying night of cerebral showdowns and laugh-out-loud antics is on the horizon—yes, you guessed it—it's Trivia Night!

Picture this: a battle of wits, the thrill of victory, and perhaps some cunning wagering. Join us on October 25th at Fitzgerald's Night Club, and let's sprinkle a little bit of competitive charm into our community. Brush up on your random facts, form your trivia dream team, and get ready to conquer the realms of useless knowledge!

RSVP now, and let's make this Trivia Night a legendary affair. See you there, wise minds and witty souls!

Darien Marion-Burton

Executive Director

OPRF Chamber of Commerce


Plan Your Week!

What is coming up this week?

We know you are busy. To help make it easier and help you to join us at as many things as you would like, we have gathered our events for this week.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Monday Oct 16, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM -

Ribbon Cutting at My Salon Suite of Oak Park

Come celebrate with us! Ribbon cuttings provide an opportunity to welcome and connect with a new business, network with other attendees, and celebrate our growing business community.  Connecting business to business, and business to community. My Salon Suite is having its grand opening, and we are excited to now be able to celebrate it with a fun ribbon cutting as part of the launch event! 


Wednesday Oct 18, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM -

Einnim Candle Bar & Apothecary STOP&SHOP Member Sale Day

Drop by Einnim Candle Bar & Apothecary during regular business hours on Wednesday,

October 18:

  • Meet the owners of this beautiful Lake Street store.
  • Receive 15% off your purchase all day (during normal open hours).
  • Tell them that you are a member of the OPRF Chamber of Commerce. We guarantee they will take care of you!

Wednesday Oct 18, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM -

Chamber 102 - Your Marketing Advantage

In this seminar we will go over all of your marketing benefits that come with your membership, including:

- how to maximize your e-blast benefits.

- the role of your Member Profile in your marketing advantage and how to track digital traffic.

- how to generate marketing collateral that can be shared in your social media.

- how to tap into our Affinity Groups to grow your network and feature your business.


Thursday Oct 19, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM -

#chamberLOVE Call Campaign!

Love the OPRF Chamber and eager to share your story? Looking for ways to connect with potential referrals and likeminded people? Join us for our quarterly Membership Call Campaign! Callers will be given a brief list of current members to reach out to. First time? No worries - we supply the script and questions. You supply the smiles and laughs. Am I selling the Chamber? Nope! Sole objective is to make each member feel seen, heard and valued.


Friday Oct 20, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM -

Chamber Sit-Down Lunch at Chicago Waffles - FREE for members!

Come join your fellow Chamber members for our next sit-down lunch, this time at Chicago Waffles - Oak Park! Chicago Waffles opened on Lake Street in the Hemingway District during the pandemic, and have been a tasty secret destination - but they're inviting us over as their guests for lunch to let the town know that they're there! Menu will be posted soon, but don't wait to RSVP, as space is limited! But if you RSVP and then can't make it, let us know so someone else can take your place.


Plan Your Month!

Like to plan ahead?

Here are some events we have coming up over the next month so you can register now and receive a reminder right before the event.

Come join us for these wonderful networking opportunities and continue to grow your business!

OPRF Chamber Trivia Night & Costume Contest!

Hosted by our Young Professionals Affinity Group

Calling all brave souls and costume connoisseurs! The Young Professionals Affinity Group of the OPRF Chamber invites you to an otherworldly experience at our Halloween-themed Costumed Trivia Night, hosted at the spine-chilling Fitzgerald's Night Club. Whether you're a trivia virtuoso or just yearning for a reason to unleash your inner vampire, this bewitching night guarantees a macabrely marvelous time!

Join us for an unholy alliance of fun, mystery, and networking that even Count Dracula himself would approve of. Secure your tickets now, or risk facing the most terrifying fate of all – missing out on an evening that could haunt your regrets forever!

What's Included: 

Dinner: Pulled Pork Slider Bar (Veggie Option: BBQ Spiced Cauliflower), Mac n' cheese, Green Beans.


Drinks: 1 drink ticket per person Good for ANY beverage; cash bar after your first drink.



Team Trivia Prizes: $100 gift card to Fitzergaralds 

Costume Contest for the Funniest, Spookiest, and most original costumes: $25 Gift Card 

Don't forget about the LIVE auction!!

This event benefits The gifted membership fund (Vision Fund) of the Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce, providing businesses in need with a year of Chamber member benefits: networking events * professional development * marketing * community information * access to 500+ other members


Helpful Information for Businesses from the Oak Park Homelessness Coalition


Oak Park River Forest Chamber of Commerce

141 S Oak Park Avenue

Suite 3


[email protected]

This eBlast was sent out by the OPRF Chamber of Commerce on behalf of a member in good standing as a member benefit. For information about the event described please contact the host. For information about joining the Chamber, click our website below.

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