May Presidents Letter
May is the month to give Thanks to our Mothers, on Mother’s Day May 12th and to our Veterans who have served for our Country with Memorial Day coming up on May 27th.
Please join me with wishing them a big “Thank You”.
Don’t forget to stop by our Expo and Health Fair.
Our annual Expo and Health Fair will be hosted at Moraine Valley Church, 6300 west 127th Street, Palos Heights on Saturday May 4th from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. This event is open to the public along with free admission and free parking. This is a great event for the family. We will have Palos Hospital offering free blood pressure tests, Spa’s, Chiropractors and much more. This event is running in conjunction with the First Midwest Bank Half Marathon. For complete Marathon details visit www.runningforkicks.com.
Our May luncheon will be held at Lake Katherine May 14th at 11:45 am.
Gareth Blakesley, operations manager will discuss the master plan for Lake Katherine.
Please register for any of our luncheons by calling 708-480-3025 or email email@example.com.
Our April 9th Chamber Luncheon held at the Village of Palos Park with Mayor Mahoney had a good turn out. He provided information about Palos Park, up coming events, and working along side with Palos Heights their sister community. The food was catered by Francesca’s in Palos Park and was a great treat.
Welcome New Chamber Members:
Please join me in welcoming the following new chamber member, Worth Park District. You can find all of our Chamber members on our website. Stop in and meet the owners and welcome them into our Chamber and support our local businesses.
If you would like to become a member of our Chamber, you can go online for our membership form, or call the office at (708) 480-3025. Working together in our community is what makes the Chamber a success.
Paws Assisting Wounded Warriors:
May 5th, 2013 at the Lexington House located at 7717 W 95th Street, Hickory Hills, Il. 60457 from 6pm until midnight. Please contact
Pam @708-361-3647 for more details. Pam is the owner of Pack Leader Academy located in Palos Heights on Harlem Avenue.
Time to think of golfing:
Our annual golf outing is coming up soon. This is the Chambers only fund raising event for providing scholarships to local graduating seniors. This year the golf outing will be held on Thursday June 6, 2013 at Water’s Edge golf course. Enjoy lunch, golf, dinner & refreshments for $105.00 per golfer or $400.00 for a foursome. We are looking for hole sponsorships and beverage cart sponsorships. These sponsors will receive recognition on our advertising and the opportunity to promote your business at the individual holes. Set up a table at the hole and meet local residents and fellow community businesses.
The Farmers Market will begin May 8th through October 9th at the Municipal Parking lot located at 12217 S. Harlem. You can stop buy and purchase fresh items from 7am to 1 pm.
Spring time is here and we can finally enjoy a walk outside. When you are making plans for outside activities, think of all the Walking Trails in our area. We have the Little Red School House, The Center, and Lake Katherine, just to name a few. Enjoy the atmosphere, the spring colors, the smell of wild flowers and just being outside for the day.
On behalf of the Palos Area Chamber, thank you for your continued support.
Thank you for visiting our website and liking us on face book. Your comments and thoughts are always welcome.
Assistant Vice President
Standard Bank and Trust