• Chamber Blog

    Wednesday, January 3, 2024
    Networking and Business Brilliance: Navigating Events while being mindful of your drinking

    In a world where networking often involves clinking glasses and sharing toasts, exploring ways to connect without relying on alcohol can be a game-changer for both personal and professional growth. The Oak Park-River Forest (OPRF) Chamber is excited to lead the way in promoting inclusive and mindful networking practices. Here's your guide on how to navigate networking events and do business without booze.

    The Way Back Inn

    Monday, April 3, 2023
    A Healthy Sunday Afternoon in Oak Park!

    Spend the day in downtown Oak Park at the annual Health & Wellness Fair on Sunday, April 23!

    Chamber Staff

    Thursday, March 2, 2023
    Chamber 104: the Elevator Pitch

    Be the person everyone remembers with a solid elevator pitch.

    Chamber Staff

    Wednesday, January 25, 2023
    February is Truly All About Sharing the Love

    February is more than Valentine's Day.

    Chamber Staff

    Friday, January 13, 2023
    New Year, Same You, Just Better

    A new year doesn't always have to be about drastic changes. The simplest changes can have huge impacts - like joining your local chamber.

    Diane Cranford

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022
    A Mere Thank You is Not Enough

    Sincere thanks to the Board members who served the Chamber well and are moving on to make way for new Board members.

    Diane Cranford

    Monday, November 21, 2022
    Shop Better, Shop Smart, Shop Local!

    Shopping local all year, not just on Small Business Saturday keeps money in community.

    Diane Cranford

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022
    Your Chamber: a Mecca for Gratitude

    Chamber life gives you so many reasons to be thaknful this time of year.

    Diane Cranford

    Wednesday, October 19, 2022
    October 19: Best Day of the Year

    Celebrate National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day and New Friends Day!

    Diane Cranford

    Thursday, October 6, 2022
    Proud to Be a Part

    I am proud to be affiliated with an organization that supports female owned businesses, BIPOC owned businesses and consciously diversifies its Board of Directors.

    Diane Cranford