UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Fall Fest Parade Application
Frankfort Claim you spot in the 2021 Frankfort Fall Fest Parade! Frankfort Chamber members receive complimentary entry into this annual Frankfort tradition that will step off at 1pm, Sunday, Sept. 5 during Frankfort Fall Fest.
More information and application here
Deadline July 2.
Watch the 2019 parade below.
Register HERE by Tuesday morning for Instagram 201 Hands-On Training!
Register here for the June MGN
Concerts on the Green returns on Father's Day, Sunday, June 20
Grab your blankets, lawn chairs, picnics, family and friends and join us once again for our free summer Concerts on the Green series! Sundays, 6:30-8pm at Breidert Green, (Kansas and White streets in historic downtown Frankfort). Thank you to our sponsors!
Click on flyer below to open and print!
Please remember to support the contributors below who give so generously to ensure the continuation of Concerts on the Green.
Bill’s Lawn Maintenance & Landscaping
Common Sense Turf Management
Herder Brothers Movers
Tom & Lois Barz
Chiariello Behavioral Health
Express Med Spa
Gerald Honda & Toyota of Matteson
Old Plank Trail Community Bank
Phoenix Fire Restoration
Silver Cross Foundation
Snow Family Dental
Frankfort Preservation Foundation
Kiwanis Club of Frankfort
Jim & Stacy Holland
RWC Insurance Group
Raffy’s Candy Store
The Learning Experience
Town Center Bank
Aurelio’s Pizza, Frankfort
Chip & Lori Krusemark
Enrico’s Italian Dining
Jerry & Karen Vrshek
Frankfort Lions Club
Glatz Management Services
Mayor Keith & Kim Ogle
Don and Jeanne Schwarz
Peace Lutheran Church
Richard and Debra Zaremba
Frankfort Fall Festival needs YOU!
Frankfort Fall Festival is seeking volunteers for this year's Fest over Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 4-6.
Whether you can give us three hours or three days, we need your help to bring back this annual tradition that draws artisans from across the country and visitors from all over the Midwest!
Want more information? Attend a Fall Fest Volunteer Orientation at 6:30pm, Wednesday, June 23 at the Chamber Office, 123 Kansas St. Register here
Can't make it on the 23rd? Please sign up here and indicate in the comments sections what days and times you are available to work at Fest. Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch!
Don't miss this fun day of
golf and networking with food, drink, prizes, raffles and more!
Click on the brochure below to open and download for more information.
You may register online here or
download a registration form here
Tools for Success: Navigating the New Normal
Experts in their fields will show you all you need to know—from legal considerations to best practices in digital advertising; from brand identity to effective sales techniques; from actionable advice on marketing and communication best practices to help your small business succeed in 2021 & beyond.
Open and download flyer with more details here
Third Wednesday of the month
Members: $15 each
Non-Members: $20 each
June 16: 9-10am
Crucial Business Components to Success presented by Amanda Brinkman, creator, producer & host of hit series “Small Business Revolution,” named among Inc. Magazine’s top shows for entrepreneurs.
for June 16
July 14: 9-10am
The Art of Pivoting: Strategies for Developing a Flexible
Business Model for the Future presented by Julie Shields, USASBE (US Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship)
for July 14
Aug. 18: 9-10am
Sales and Marketing to Help You Dominate Your Market presented by Bill Guertin-the 800-Pound Gorilla
for August 18
SAVE THE DATE
The Chamber is planning a
Details coming soon! Food, drinks, networking, concert, sponsorships and more!
Thursday, August 5
The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting applications for the new Community Navigator Pilot Program, which is open to non-profit organizations, state, local and tribal governments, SBA resource partners and other community organizations.
2021 "Welcome to Frankfort" Gift Bag program
Get your business information in the hands of every new Frankfort resident in 2021—an estimated 400 to 600 people who are eager to learn about their new community, and local products and services. More information and registration here
If you'd like to offer a discount or special offer to fellow chamber members, send information on your offer to firstname.lastname@example.org
Frankfort Chamber members now have access to special partner discounts every time they shop at the Frankfort Staples store.
Enrollment is required. To enroll, log into your Chamber account at www.frankfortchamber.com and look for the Member 2 Member Deals where you will find a registration link. Once you enroll, your discount should be active within 24 hours. More information here
CHAMBER MEMBER NEWS,
OFFERS & EVENTS
Style Room 326 Headquarters, 9527 Corsair Road, Unit 1E, Frankfort, is now open to the public from 11am-5pm Sundays. Great deals on Women’s apparel, accessories handbags and more!
Shaw Media wants to know your favorite businesses for its 2021 Best of Lincoln-Way Readers' Choice Awards! They have more than 60 categories to choose from including Health & Beauty, Food & Drink, Professional Services, House & Home and more. Find the category for your business and be sure to ask your customers to vote for you!
Voting is open through June 11. You may vote once per day, per category. The top two winning businesses will be recognized in a special section published on July 28.
Vote for yourselves and your fellow chamber members!!!! View the ballot and vote here
The nomination phase is fast approaching for Southland Your Times Southland’s BEST 2021 Awards! Only the top 5 businesses in each category will move on to the voting round. Get ready to vote in your favorites! If you nominate at least 25 times, you are automatically entered in to win a $100 Visa gift card!
Nominations run June 1-20. Voting runs July 29-August 29. Winners announced October 7.
Frankfort Arts Association will host its 2nd Annual Art on the Green on September 12 at Breidert Green.
Here's an opportunity to place an ad in the event guide to support this great local organization AND
promote your business to all the visitors.
Secure your sponsorship here
The Lincoln-Way Foundation
will hold three $10,000* All-American Golf Ball Drops! The fundraisers will be at Sanctuary Golf Course in New Lenox on:
Monday, July 5-Second Drop
Tuesday, Sept. 7-Third Drop
Package Deal #1 - Single Drop
1 ball - $20.00
3 balls - $50.00
7 balls - $100.00
Each additional ball over 6 - $15.00 each
Package Deal #2 - Enter All 3 Ball Drops
1 ball each event, (3 balls total) - $50.00
2 balls each event, (6 balls total) - $100.00
Each additional ball over 6 - $15.00 each
Purchase your balls for your chance to win a $10,000 Grand Prize! The ball at the bottom (or closest to the hole) will receive the First Prize of $1,000, Second Prize winner (second ball from bottom or second closest) will receive $200, Third Prize (third ball from bottom or third closest) and Farthest From the Hole winners will each receive a $100 Sanctuary Gift Card. A sealed envelope containing a random number from 1 to 1000 will be opened & if that number matches the First Prize winning number, that winner will receive $10,000! A maximum of 1000 balls will be sold & dropped. Sales will end the morning of the drop dates. Winners need not be present. If 400 balls or less are sold, the Foundation reserves the right to reduce all prize payouts 50%, excluding the Grand Prize. This event will be live streamed on Facebook.
Registration for the 2021 Tails & Tales Summer Reading Program is now open. We have *over* 100 gift cards to local businesses. This means more raffle prizes than ever before! Sign up today! Please note: This program is limited to Frankfort Library cardholders.
Virtual Program: Household Hazardous Waste & Green Cleaning on Fri. Jun. 11 at 11am. Attend this virtual program for a chance to win a Green Cleaning Starter-Kit! Want to reduce the use of chemicals in your home? Come join Cook County Department of Environment and Sustainability Community Outreach Coordinator, Kate Carney, who will discuss the basics of household hazardous waste and how to make your own green cleaning products. Q&A to follow. Please note: This program is limited to Frankfort Library cardholders.
Virtual Program: Tai Chi Ball Qigong on Tue. Jun. 15 at 7pm. A fun and exhilarating workout with a simple ball (sports ball, plastic ball, or even an “air” ball). This special movement program – originally developed for weapons training – helps strengthen the spine and torso, conditions muscles and tendons, and gives more of a cardio workout than typical Tai Chi classes. Join Allison Deputy of MoonWillow Tai Chi and have a ball!
Register here or call 815-534-6173.
Find It In Frankfort
To add your business to the list of Chamber members that accept the Find It In Frankfort e-gift cards, email email@example.com
FlipSwitch Social Media
Great Space LLC
Prestwick Management Robinson Engineering
F45 Training, Frankfort
Katula Home Inspection
Consortio Wealth Strategies
Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt
MW Brady Law Firm
Shark Shredding & Document Management
The Belly Factory
Oak Orthopedics, Frankfort
RNH Law, P.C.
Ivy League Kids
Wegener Welding LLC
Express Med Spa
Sue Wolf, Mary Kay Cosmetics
InFocus Guenther Eyecare
Edward Jones--Brian Falls
Town Center Bank
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