UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS & INFO
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!
NEW RESIDENT GIFT BAG PROGRAM
How would you like to get your business information in the hands of every new Frankfort resident in 2023—to hundreds of people who are eager to learn about their new community, and local products and services?
The Chamber’s “Welcome to Frankfort” Gift Bag program provides you with an avenue to do just that!
It allows Chamber members to capitalize on the credibility of the Chamber to influence new residents to “Shop Chamber Members First.”
Click here for more info!
INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
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. We hope 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.
2022 COMMUNITY MAP
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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ARE YOU HIRING?
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- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHAMBER MEMBER NEWS,
OFFERS & EVENTS
Solving Life's Puzzles
Join us in helping our community! We're hosting a Winter Coat Drive from now until Dec 5th. All donations will be made to Together We Cope.
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 email@example.com. 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 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: https://tinyurl.com/y7ttfa56
Grief, Depression, & the Holidays on Thu. Dec. 1 at 10 am. Join us for a 60-minute presentation about navigating life’s worst moments during the 'most wonderful time of the year.' Don Pinkston of Martin Therapy Group will focus on exploring the nature of grief and will offer some techniques for dealing with loss during the holiday season. He will also share how people can regain hope and find solutions for creating meaningful changes in their lives.
The Essential Christmas Carol on Thu. Dec. 1 at 7 pm. Join us for a holiday classic! In this storytelling lecture, William Pack will perform a reading of A Christmas Carol using a script derived from Charles Dickens' 1867 abridged reading copy and enhanced with a modern recreation of a magic lantern slide show popular during Dickens’ lifetime. Following the reading, there will be a Q&A to explore the curious origins and motivations behind the story. This program is best suited for patrons aged 12 and older.
Peaceful Sound Bath on Tue. Dec. 6 at 7 pm. Join us for a unique & relaxing sound meditation with musician and sound healer, Preston Klik. Immerse yourself in the healing sounds of numerous dynamic instruments such as crystal bowls, handpan, rattles, Reverie harp, Native American flutes, tanpura, monochord, chimes, ocean drum, and gong. This evocative sound-journey is designed to release emotions in the body, bring about peace-filled solace, and a sense of closure. Please bring a yoga mat, blanket, and a pillow if you’d like. Chairs will be available.
Register here or call 815-534-6173.
Frankfort Park District – The Fall 2022 Resident registration is Open! The Fall 2022 Programs Brochure is available to view online at https://online.fliphtml5.com/gxupa/lfmb/ The Fall 2022 brochure can also be downloaded from our website at www.frankfortparks.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.frankfortparks.org. Come join the fun!
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
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 office provides conservative pain management treatments as well as stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. From 4-5 pm 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 (on October 20, November 17, and December 15).
Seats are limited- please RSVP to Sandi at 815-412-6192 or email@example.com 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)
Frankfort Chamber of Commerce
Apex3 Financial CPA Azul Boutique, Inc
Bobbie Noonan's Child Care
Budget Blinds of Frankfort Chicago Stem Cell Therapy/Pain Management Institute
Common Sense Turf Management (CS Turf) Community Services Foundation
Currie Motors Ford of Frankfort
Down Home Guitars Empathy Claims
Frankfort Public Library District
Frankfort Restaurant Association
Fresh Air Expert Disinfecting Spray Service Fuel Health + IV Studio
G T Luscombe Company Inc.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Guaranteed Rate Hanlons Construction Hickory Creek Community Church
Homewood Disposal Incentivefox
Jeffrey LaMorte Salon and Day Spa
Lange Tax & Financial Services
Moment in Time
Phillips Chevrolet, Inc. Providence Bank
Same Day Tees
Shulman Zale Legal Group Silver Cross Hospital State Farm - Ken Anderson Storage Sense - Frankfort The Brow Lounge
The Dressing Room
The Learning Experience Tis The Seasons Craft Store
Treasured Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, Ltd
Unique Computing Solutions, Inc.
Village of Frankfort
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