November 14th, 2022

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Chamber Office Hours: 9 am-3 pm, Monday-Friday

*Thanksgiving Hours: Closed 11/24 & 11/25

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Questions? Email or call 815-469-3356.



Tuesday, November 15- November Meet, Greet & Network

Thursday, November 24- Thanksgiving *Office Hours: Closed 11/24 & 11/25*

Saturday, November 26- Shop Small Business Saturday Don't forget to shop local!


Friday, December 9- 27th Annual Midnight Madness

Thursday, December 15- Deadline for application for Internship Scholarship Program

Interested in sponsoring or hosting one of our events? Need to schedule your ribbon cutting? Contact us and get your dates in now for next year!



The Frankfort Chamber of Commerce has developed an Internship Scholarship Program and will be joining forces with Lincoln-Way East’s Co-Op program. The goal of this program is to partner with Chamber businesses that are interested in offering aspiring students the opportunity to intern with your business. Our hope is that by taking on an intern, you and your team will be able to inspire our future leaders and give them hands-on experience and a bit of insight into your profession. 

If you are interested in applying to be one of our flagship internships businesses, please complete the attached application and submit it no later than December 15, 2022. 


Check out the 2022 Frankfort Community Map, the best place for information on local businesses! This interactive map showcases our very own Chamber members! Click here to explore all that this map has to offer.


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Hey Chamber members, just a reminder that you can post your job openings by logging into your Chamber account. The jobs you post will be shared:

  • on our Facebook page
  • through a direct link on our website homepage
  • through a link in our Chamber Connection newsletter (see right side, top of page)
  • on the Job Postings page on our website
  • and on the members only Chamber member message board

If you need assistance logging in to your account, email

If you have an event or special offer your want us to share here, send text only to

Chicago Stem Cell Therapy & Pain Management Institute

Dr. Zaki Anwar, founder of Chicago Stem Cell Therapy, is hosting free presentations to help you understand regenerative therapy and answer your questions. We will explain how our Facebook office provides conservative pain management treatments as well as stem cells and platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections. From 4-5pm on every 3rd Thursday we invite you to come see our office, talk with Dr. Anwar, and learn about your pain management options. Light appetizers and drinks will be served (October 20, November 17, December 15).

Seats are limited- please RSVP to Sandi at 815-412-6192 or with the number attending and which date (please note that all Know the Facts presentation dates will have identical content)

A discount will be given for any attendee that schedules a private pay procedure, but we will talk more about possible treatment and insurance options as well.

We look forward to seeing you at 10181 W Lincoln Hwy, Frankfort 60423 (1/2 mile west of Lagrange behind OPA Greek Restaurant)


Come join us for the Sensory Friendly program at Emagine. This sensory friendly special program makes going to the movies a more enjoyable and accessible experience for those with sensory needs. What does this mean? First, it means sensory friendly (lights up a bit, sound down a bit). Second, audience interaction (movement, speaking, singing) and electronic device (phone, tablet, etc.) usage are allowed. Third, guests are welcome to bring a safe snack for any food allergies or food avoidance/restrictions.

Click here for more information on sensory friendly programming

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, Nov. 24, at noon

Turkey with all the trimmings & heart-warming fellowship, too

Please come and spend Thanksgiving with us if you...

  • Are alone or in need, or
  • Are new to the area and want to meet others, or
  • Would like to spend Thanksgiving with others!

Call in your reservations for this FREE DINNER by Nov. 10 to Peace Lutheran Church, 815-485-5327, or e-mail us at Let us know how many adults and children will be attending.

The church is located at 1900 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox (on U.S. Hwy 30, directly across the street from Lincoln-Way Central High School, or via Schoolhouse Rd. & the Atrium Point complex.)

If you know of others who could benefit from the dinner, please encourage them to attend. Transportation will be available, so please let us know if a ride is needed. We also deliver to the homebound in the area. (For those interested, there will be a Thanksgiving worship service with communion at 11:30).

Frankfort Park District – The Fall 2022 Resident registration is Open! The Fall 2022 Programs Brochure is available to view online at  The Fall 2022 brochure can also be downloaded from our website at  


Letters to Santa: Due Date is December 1 by 5:00 pm. Park District Residents Only! Starting November 21, Santa’s mailbox will be displayed at the Founders Community Center.  Santa will personally write to each family who writes him a letter, provided that all letters are received by 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 1.  Santa can only send letters to children who include the following: child’s full name, address, city, zip code and of course, their wish list!  Parents, please complete checklist when sending the letter.  Checklists will be available at the main office or on the Park District website. Please address letters to: Santa Claus, 25 Candy Cane Lane, North Pole (c/o Frankfort Park District, 140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423). 


Santa Photos & Workshop: Saturday, December 10; Session I: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, Session II: 12:00 - 12:30 pm, Session III: 12:30 - 1:00 pm at the Founders Community Center - 140 Oak Street. All Ages: $7/NR $12 per child. Santa is making a special appearance at the Founders Community Center. There will be crafts, holiday themed games and a chance to visit with Santa.  Remember to bring your cameras.  There are three time slots available, please specify time on registration form. Registration Deadline: December 7. 


Paws With Claus: Saturday, December 10 from 1:15 - 1:45 pm at the Founders Community Center - 140 Oak Street. All Ages: $2 per dog family. Bring your friendly family pet and your camera for a holiday photo opportunity with Santa Claus.  All pets MUST be on a leash.  Please bring a pet item to be donated to Cache Creek Animal Rescue.  No registration required. 


Deck The Paws Holiday Photo Contest: Frankfort Park District Facebook Page. Deadline: Photo submission - December 16. Voting: December 19 - 21. Show us a picture of your furry family member showing off their holiday spirit!  To enter, simply email your photo to Be sure to include your names (both yours and your pet), your email address and your phone number. Once your photo is received, we will post it to the Frankfort Park District’s Facebook Contest Photo Album (within 72 hours) and email you a confirmation.  Once you have received the confirmation email, tag your photo in the album, share it, and encourage your family and friends to vote. The photo that receives the most “likes” will win a prize. Come join the holiday fun! 

For more information call the Frankfort Park District office at (815) 469-9400 or visit our website at Come join the fun!

Frankfort Public Library District offers a variety of programs each month. Here are some of the upcoming offerings.

Community Cookie Swap: Share Your Recipe! Accepting recipes through Dec. 3. Holiday baking is just around the corner! Use the Google Forms link to share your favorite cookie recipe and help us create a collection of cookie ideas for the community. You will be able to browse and pick up links or print copies of submitted recipes from the display case near the main entrance of the library between November 1 and November 30, 2022. Click the following link to submit your recipe:

Picturesque Poetry with Terry Foote on Tue. Nov. 15 at 7pm. Join us for a unique presentation by local author & photographer, Terry Foote. Terry will present poetry from his book Picturesque Poetry, a collection of heartfelt experiences that have occurred over a lifetime. Each poem, short story, and essay is paired with a photograph he has taken on his travels. Terry will also show his YouTube video "SkyScape," featuring more of his photography as well as his piano playing. The talk will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a question and answer period. Books and CDs will be available for optional purchase & signing after the presentation.

LWE Future Medical Professionals present: The Heart on Wed. Nov. 16 at 6:30pm. Newly created Lincoln Way East club "Future Health Professionals" wants to expose younger kids to the fascinating subject of healthcare. Through interesting presentations and stimulating experiments, we hope to encourage kids to explore medicine as they advance further in school. This week we'll learn about the heart and how it pumps blood to all parts of the body. Then we'll do an experiment that shows just how the heart pumps all that blood!

Illinois Libraries Present: Caitlin Doughty on Wed. Nov. 16 at 7pm. Join us for a conversation with Caitlin Doughty, mortician, bestselling author, and advocate for death acceptance. Hailed by The New York Times as "a relentlessly curious and chipper tour guide to the underworld,” she’ll discuss reform of Western funeral industry practices and much more with Mark Bazer (The Interview Show). Please note: This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). You can register for this Zoom event here:

Register here or call 815-534-6173. 


Pauline Modjeski
Executive Director
Frankfort Chamber of Commerce


Bloom: Natural Solutions to Wellness

Begin Within Therapy Services

Moment in Time


Alexa Group of Re/MAX 10 (Peggy Alexa)

Baird & Warner - Frankfort Behnke Photographers LLC

Bloom: Natural Solutions to Wellness

Chicago Stem Cell Therapy/Pain Management Institute

Common Sense Turf Management (CS Turf) Currie Motors Ford of Frankfort

Down Home Guitars Empathy Claims

Frankfort Park District

Frankfort Public Library District

Frankfort Restaurant Association

Frankfort Township Office Fresh Air Expert Disinfecting Spray Service Gnade Insurance Group, Inc.

Hickory Creek Community Church

Higher Standard Home Inspections LLC Homewood Disposal Jameson's Pub

Jim Holland

Junk Bunker


Lange Tax & Financial Services

Lighthouse Fellowship

Lil Surprises

Lincoln-Way Marching Band

Lorin's Luxe

Manhattan Weather Channel

Mitsui Kinzoku Catalyst America Inc.

Moment in Time

Panera Bread

Providence Bank

Ray Rita, SendOutCards Royal Salt Cave & Spa Same Day Tees

Shulman Zale Legal Group Silver Cross Hospital StretchLab Frankfort

The Dressing Room 

The Learning Experience Tis The Seasons Craft Store

Unique Computing Solutions, Inc.

Your CBD Store, Mokena


Purchase a

Find It In Frankfort

gift card here to be used at any of the participating Chamber

You can email it to the recipient or print it and give it to them.

To add your business to the list of Chamber members that accept the Find It In Frankfort gift cards, email

Village of Frankfort

Frankfort Park District

Frankfort Public Library

Lincoln-Way High School District 210

Lincoln-Way High School District Foundation

Frankfort School District 157-C

Frankfort School District 157-C Education Foundation

Summit Hill School District 161

Frankfort Township

Lincolnway Special Recreation Association


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