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  • This year's Chamber Economic Luncheon has combined with the Celebrating Seniors Closing Event to create a very special program.

    Please join us on Tuesday, May 23 to hear Wally Amos, founder of "Famous Amos" cookies and now owner of "The Cookie Kahuna" company.  Mr. Amos will deliver the Keynote Address, followed by luncheon and panel discussion on the impact of aging in both business and community.

    Keynote Address from Wally Amos will begin at 11am in the Lund Auditorium.  At noon, we will move to Mazzuchelli Hall for a luncheon followed by panel discussion.


    • Wally Amos, Owner, The Cookie Kahuna
    • Marla LevieCEO of marketing agency Focus on Aging
    • Rosanna Marquez, AARP Illinois State President
    • Claudia Santin, Dean, College of Business, Concordia University


    To register, please visit our main events page and click on the green "Register" button.

    This Event is Co-Hosted by Celebrating Seniors Coalition, Oak Park - River Forest Chamber of Commerce and Forest Park Chamber of Commerce and Development.

    Thank you to our generous repeat lead sponsors, Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest & Rush Oak Park Hospital. We appreciate your support and leadership for this important event.

    And thank you to Concordia University - Center For Gerontology, Bentron Financial Group, and Right At Home, for your additional sponsorship and community support.

    Click here to read News Release about the luncheon, the speakers and the hosts.