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NWCCC Events, Meetings and Promotions

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See our latest newsletter (Oct-Nov) here


Business CAPS Meeting
on Thursday, October 19th at 1:30pm
at 25th District Police Station, 5555 W. Grand Avenue
Share your concerns with area police officers
Free refreshments provided


NWCCC Business Roundtable Meeting
on Tuesday, October 24th at 9:30am
at Wintrust Bank, 2814 W. Fullerton Avenue
Guest Speaker: Larry Pahlke of Pahlke & Pahlke
Topic: Health Insurance options for 2018


Fall Business Fair
on Thursday, November 16th at 1:00pm
at North Grand High School, 4338 W. Wabansia Avenue


Business CAPS Meeting
on Thursday, November 16th at 1:30pm
at 25th District Police Station, 5555 W. Grand Avenue
Share your concerns with area police officers
Free refreshments provided


NWCCC Business Roundtable Meeting
on Tuesday, November 28th at 9:30am
at BMO Harris Bank, 4959 W. North Avenue
Guest Speaker: Alice Morales of Illinois Department of Treasury
Topic: Lost Money and Programs to help Illinois residents


Santa Comes to Town
on Saturday, December 2nd
Schedule Santa to visit your business: $45 for one hour or $25 for 30 minutes


Annual Christmas Party
on Thursday, December 7th
at Milano Cafe, 3930 W. School Street
Cost: $10 (includes dinner, one free drink, prizes and more!)



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2017 Promotion and Event Schedule At a Glance

Area businesses/organizations may participate in the promotions listed below. All promotions will be advertised and flyers will be passed out in the neighborhood. If there is a cost for your business to participate, it is noted.

The Chamber meets the last Tuesday of each month at 9:30am for meetings, seminars, forums, and coffee gatherings. Other events will be added throughout the year, so watch this page, make sure you've signed up for our email list and like us on Facebook.

Co-sponsorships of events are available. Call 773-558-8743 for further details.



Date Promotion/Event Things to Know

February 13-14 Valentine's Day Promotion Businesses distribute candy to customers - Cost $35 for 30 goodie bags

February 28 Mardi Gras Event Cost per person: $15, includes one drink

April 8 Easter Bunny Visits Businesses hire Bunny for $50/hour or $25/half hour

April TBA Spring Business Fair Table Displays, Food, Raffle - Exhibitors - Cost $20

May 12-14 Mother's Day Promotion Businesses distribute flowers to customers - cost per flower TBA, 25 minimum order

May 18 Night at the Races Event Cost per person: $30 paid before 5/1, $35 paid after 5/1

June 17 Bowling Night Cost per person: $25 (bowling, pizza, pop)

July TBA White Sox Baseball Outing Cost per person: $20

August 18 Golf Outing Cost per golfer $110, Foursome with hole sponsorship $475

August 26-27 Back to School Sidewalk Sale and Craft Fair Area businesses sell outside - cost: free for members, $20 non-members

September 13 Chamber of Commerce Week Event Cost per person: $10

November TBA Fall Business Fair Cost to participate $20

December 2 Santa Claus Visits Businesses hire Santa for $50/hour and $25/half hour

December 7 Holiday Party Cost per person: $10


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