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Chamber Golf Outing Supported by members, volunteers, sponsors, donors, participants, and FANTASTIC WEATHER!

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calendarWednesday, 27 September

We are THANKFUL to our members, volunteers, sponsors, donors, and participants for a wonderful golf outing last week!

Spectacular weather brought 100% attendance to the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce‘s first golf outing in 10+ years hosted by Oak Brook Golf Club.

It was a successful outing with a super group, we look forward to doing it all again next year!

Title Sponsors: The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. & Krusinski Construction Company

Happy Hour Sponsors: Midland Wealth Management & Finny Rajchel State Farm

Beverage Cart Sponsors: NAI Hiffman & Anna Kamilis the Outpost Mexican Eatery

Photography and Printing: Laura Meyer & Doug Harlan Minuteman Press

Tamryn Hennessy Jenny Stanko Bridget Karnick Dave Carlin


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Join The Chamber – Enjoy Awesome Membership Benefits!

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calendarSunday, 24 September

Chamber membership benefits include the opportunity to participate in great events like last week’s GOLF OUTING.

Thank you to the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce members who sponsored a hole OR closest to the pin/longest drive. Thank you to Weber Grill Restaurant & Lauren Rullo for donating prizes to those winners!

CLOSEST TO THE PIN & LONGEST DRIVE: Franklin Partners Midwestern University JVM Realty Corporation Weber Grill Restaurant

HOLE SPONSORS: Oak Brook Park District Dreamscape Travel Group Brook’s Kitchen & Tap Old Second National Bank The Hire Solution Buck Services Inc. Pinot’s Palette Lakeside Bank Evergreen Bank Group – Member FDIC Fogo de Chão CAFCU Health Search Partners Allegiant Fire Protection, LLC

Jenny Stanko Dave Carlin Bridget Karnick Tamryn Hennessy

 


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Welcome new Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce member and Village of Oak Brook business: DIAMONDS DIRECT

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calendarTuesday, 22 August

Buying a diamond is one of the biggest decisions of your life. Diamonds Direct will eliminate all the confusion from this experience and guide you through this process to ensure you find the right diamond you love.

Visit their website and read their blog here:
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Hallie Long Lauren Hardee

 


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Talented Workforce 2Q2023 Meeting Highlights

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calendarTuesday, 22 August

Do you know what recent graduates are REALLY looking for in a career? It might surprise you…Thanks to the survey expertise of LaSalle Network shared by CHRO Sirmara J. Campbell, the Talented Workforce Committee has a better idea on how to attract and retain today’s talent. Can you guess what % want full time remote work-it might surprise you! A clue-culture is everything…Thank you Gina Krusinski Schmidt for sharing Krusinski Construction Company’s welcoming space for a sharing of great minds!

 


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Welcome NEW MEMBER Orangetheory Fitness Downers Grove-Westmont!

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calendarMonday, 21 August

Located in Westmont, conveniently at 19 W Ogden Avenue, Orangetheory Fitness‘ mission is to lead, support and inspire the orange passion in their Franchise partners to achieve superior results while always ensuring that they exemplify a diversified, equitable and inclusive culture.

This location is proud to also offer Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce members an exclusive promotion so check them out today!

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Oakbrook Terrace Building Fair Attracts Great Group of Members and Tower Tenants

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calendarThursday, 10 August

Chamber Presents Fifth Intern Day Luncheon

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calendarFriday, 28 July

Yesterday, the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce presented our FIFTH annual Intern Day Luncheon.

This lunch, which honored National Intern Day, brought together over 100 interns and hosts from companies including Ace Hardware Corporation, Blistex Inc., Chamberlain Group, ComEd, DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inland Bank and Trust, Innovation DuPage, JVM Realty Corporation, LIZZADRO MUSEUM OF LAPIDARY ARTS, Lutheran Children Family Svc, Millennium Trust Company, NAMI, Northwestern Mutual, Oak Brook Park District, OAKBROOK CENTER INC, Republic Bank, and Selden Fox, Ltd.

The Chamber’s goal is to provide an exciting opportunity for these interns and potential future Oak Brook employees to see the advantages in working within our business community. The event vibe was so energetic and positive, thank you to our host companies, our HOST Pinstripes for providing the perfect venue, lunch, bowling & bocce!

Thank you also to our esteemed panel of speakers: Ellen Ward, SHRM-SCP of Blistex Inc., Mike DiMiele from Chamberlain Group, and Lauren Tripoli, Ace Hardware Corporation. These speakers answered questions about hiring, interviewing, resumes, and shared their experience of growth in the corporate world.

Finally, thank you to Laura Meyer for providing an opportunity to the interns to have their professional head shots done! Thank you to all of our raffle sponsors for their generous contributions, your support is valued.

#nationalinternday Dave Carlin Tamryn Hennessy Jenny Stanko Bridget Karnick

 


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Great Turn Out at 2023 Oak Brook Building Fair

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calendarWednesday, 19 July

A wonderful turnout at the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Partnership BUILDING FAIR presented within the Commerce Plaza buildings in Oak Brook yesterday.

Chamber Member businesses represented themselves in the lobby serving food, giving away raffle prizes, and educating tenants in the Plaza buildings about the innumerable resources available to them right here in Oak Brook!

Our next building fair is in Oakbrook Terrace on August 2. If you are a Chamber Member and are interested in attending please let us know!

Thank you to our participants and for the folks at Zeller Management, Inc. for allowing us to visit your building!

the Outpost Mexican Eatery Tijuana Flats Tex-Mex Pace Suburban Bus Fogo de Chão Family Bridges/Lazos de Familia Anna Kamilis Pinstripes Daniella Les Erika Oliver Jenifer Fabian People’s Resource Center Child’s Voice Kate Bousum, CFRE Kristina Bedell Gibsons Restaurant Group Kristina Gromala American Lung Association Marlene Ceja DuPage Pads Le Méridien Chicago – Oakbrook Center Melanie Pasillas Paula Lopez Puttshack Oak Brook Park District Rachel Jones Rebecca Von Drasek Village of Oak Brook, Illinois Reid Foltyniewicz Oak Brook Police Department, Illinois Bridget Karnick Jenny Stanko Dave Carlin Tamryn Hennessy


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Game of Irons Hosts Chamber’s June Networking Event

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calendarMonday, 03 July

Looking for a great place to hold a business or casual networking event? Trying to find the perfect spot for an exciting and different kind of family get together? Wanting to reconnect with friends at a cool spot? Look no further than Gameofirons!

https://lnkd.in/dh5zr7CB

Gameofirons hosted the most recent Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce networking event – a fun and welcoming place for golfers and non golfers alike.

Check it out and all they have to offer – you won’t be disappointed! Thank you to Jin Park for your hospitality, it’s always a great time!


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2023 Discover DuPage Destination Guide

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calendarThursday, 22 June

REPOST: From Discover DuPage

 

We’re excited to announce the launch of the 2023 Discover DuPage Destination Guide. Page through the guide and find distinctive experiences you won’t find anywhere else. There’s more to DuPage than meets the eye.

https://www.discoverdupage.com/plan/visitors-guide/

Cover photo: Cantigny Park‘s Voyage en France (formerly known as French Connection Day)


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NEW MEMBER: MCR Business Intelligence, LLC

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calendarThursday, 22 June

WELCOME to the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of CommerceMCR Business Intelligence LLC!

MCR helps businesses boost their growth and daily performance through implementing efficient technologies and systems. Are you ready to grow your company? Contact them at [email protected] or call (630)634.5700

Thank you for joining the Chamber, we look forward to working with you!

Miguel Jimenez

 


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