Thank you for your continued interest in the Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce.  This informative newsletter is published on the first day of each month and contains information from our member businesses, the City of Chicago and local events produced by our Chamber and partner organizations. CHAMBER MEMBERS - Please remember to submit your news for publication!!!! Ads and articles are due by the 20th of each month to


Amie Zander, executive director

City of Chicago Offers Small Business Assistance

The Small Business Solution Station offers free one-on-one business counseling for entrepreneurs. This is where you can talk to an expert about planning, legal issues, small business loans, tax matters or just get expert advice.

Counseling is offered at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. in Room 800. The Solution Station is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and the last Friday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Counseling is provided by our partner organizations, SCORE, The Law Project, the Women's Development Center and ACCION Chicago.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is at the Small Business Solution Station from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the last Friday of every month. They have a bilingual (Spanish/English) staff on hand for free one-on-one consultation for small business owners on tax-related matters.

An appointment to visit the Solution Station is not necessary, but can be scheduled by calling 312.744.2086 or emailing  

SRB School News
St. Robert Bellarmine School will hold a benefit night Monday, Sept. 14 at Dino's Pizza,
7004 W. Higgins Ave, Chicago.
Tell them you are from SRB and a portion of your dine-in, carryout or delivery order will
go back to the school.
For more information please call 773-725-5133.
The St. Robert Bellarmine School and Parish community held its annual picnic Sunday,
Aug. 30 at Dunham Park.
The day began with Noon mass held at the park and officiated by Fr. Neil Fackler. After,
families enjoyed food, drinks, games, activities and most of all the company of each
It was a wonderful day.

Open Board Positions
volunteer_sheet_hdr.jpg The Nominating Committee of the Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce is seeking applicants for 15 board of director positions, including officers. If you are interested in having the committee consider you for a board position, please submit your written request via emai lto info@jeffersonpark. or U.S. mail to the chamber,  5214 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL 60630. Please note that any request MUST be received by Noon Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. The committee will announce its nominations by Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. If you have questions, please contact Chamber Executive Director Amie Zander.

2015 -16 Jefferson Park Dining Guide is Going to Print - Advertise Today!
Place Your Ad Today!
The Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce is please to announce our latest business promotion.  All Chamber Member restaurants will be given a complimentary bolded listing in the 2015 Jefferson Park Dining Guide.  These guides will be distributed in and outside of our community. 
If you would like to highlight your business even further we have several advertising options.  Pricing is as follows:
1 space - $70.00                3 inches wide by 1.75 inches tall
2 spaces - $130.00              3 inches wide by 3.75 inches tall
3 Spaces - $190.00              3 inches wide by 5.75 inches tall
4 spaces - $240.00               3 inches wide by 7.75 inches tall

Not sure if your business is a Chamber member?  Check out our membership directory[]=1857|=|54269

If you would like to purchase an ad, please email today!

Quick Links
Jefferson Park SBIF Program
Obtain a Business License
BACP Website
2015 Sidewalk Cafe Application
New & Renewing Chamber Members

Thank you for your support!

Upcoming Events

September 2 Promotions Committee Meeting

September 9 Economic Restructuring Meeting

September 10 NIL Networking Event

September 11 9/11 Memorial Luncheon

September 16 Operations Committee


NO September
Membership Meeting 

Due to our 9/11 Memorial Luncheon there will be NO meeting this month.

Next meeting will be held Thursday, October 8.

2nd and 4th Sundays
June - Oct
The corner of Lawrence and Long

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Do you have a property that is available for rent?  The Chamber would like information on your space.  We get calls everyday from businesses who are interested in locating in the Jefferson Park Community.  We would love to show them as many options as possible.  Give us a quick call to get your properties shown today!  773-736-6697

Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce | (773) 736-6697 | |
5214 W. Lawrence Avenue
Suite 5
Chicago, IL 60630