Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce Talent Exchange

The Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of our new Talent System, the Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce Talent Exchange, . We have partnered with WorkFountain, the ground-breaking matching technology that will connect you with the talent you need to grow your business. Posting your job opening costs just $39 and your internship postings are free. Get started today at to be matched with qualified candidates.

77 Proud Financial Literacy Resource Fair

Monday, January 11, 2016

Business and Trade Resource List

International business and trade information and demographic, historical and economics statistics for the State of Illinois.

Cyber Drive Illinois Business Services, a part of the office of the Secretary of State, offers various business forms, as well as information on the Uniform Commercial Code, business organization acts, and other publications.

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) helps to promote Illinois as a global premier business destination and increase economic prosperity by coordination of business recruitment and retention, investment in infrastructure and job training, and administration of grant programs. In addition to providing various Illinois facts and figures, DCEO's site allows users to gain access to business assistance and  industry/business phase-specific guides, as well as information and updates on workforce and community development.

The Illinois International Business Calender provides a list of upcoming international business conferences and other events for Illinois. The calendar of events is also downloadable in PDF format.

Supported by Western Illinois University, the Illinois Small Business Development Center provides various business workshops, a business library, and some business services. Services include businesses counseling, innovations and technology transfer, and management and workforce training. A modest fee may be required.

The State of Illinois Business Portal is part of the official website of Illinois. Access is provided to information on starting, running, and changing a business in Illinois, as well as what makes Illinois a good business environment. In addition, various forms and business news are available.

The State of Illinois Open Data Portal Initiative contains a wealth of different kinds of statistics such as travel data, economic data, and health data, as well as data for each municipality. The site also contains links to Illinois microsites, which have unique data sets for municipalities.

The Illinois branch of the Department of Commerce specializes in helping small to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided. The site provides industry reports, a trade events calendar, and information on financing resources.

This document describes the Illinois Sales Representatives Act in detail and how it affects all aspects of business, from the manufacturer to the sales representatives. It also discusses exemplary damages and attorneys’ fees, choice of law and forum-selection clauses, and other common issues regarding contracts. Prepared by: Shefsky & Froelich Attorneys at Law.

Resources for data on City of Chicago and State of Illinois profile, statistics and demographics including Government, Area, Time Zone, Weather, GDP, Population, Employment, Expenditures, Revenue, Education (including Universities) and Logistics (including Public Roads, Gas Tax Rates %) and Public Airports.

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics administers data collection, analysis, and reporting and to ensure the most cost-effective use of transportation-monitoring resources. BTS brings a greater degree of coordination, comparability, and quality standards to transportation data, and facilitates in the closing of important data gaps.

The Mission of the Federal Aviation Administration is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.

The Internal Revenue Service is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress.

National Association of State Budget Officers advances state budget practices through research, policy analysis, education, and knowledge sharing among its members.

NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation's treasure of climate and historical weather data and information.

Founded in 1908, the National Governors Association (NGA) is the collective voice of the nation’s governors and one of Washington, D.C.'s most respected public policy organizations. Its members are the governors of the 55 states, territories and commonwealths.

The Tax Foundation is the nation’s leading independent tax policy research organization.

The Mission of the U.S. Census Bureau is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

The U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis is an agency of the Department of Commerce. Along with the Census Bureau, BEA is part of the Department's Economics and Statistics Administration.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

Along with the other House officers, the U.S. House of Representatives Clerk is elected every two years when the House organizes for a new Congress. The majority and minority caucuses nominate candidates for the House officer positions after the election of the Speaker. The full House adopts a resolution to elect the officers, who will begin serving the House Membership after they have taken the oath of office.

Established by the Constitution as one chamber of the federal government’s legislative branch, the United States Senate is comprised of one hundred members—two senators from each of the 50 states—who serve six-year, overlapping terms. Senators, along with members of the House of Representatives, propose, author, and vote on federal legislation that touches upon all aspects of U.S. domestic and foreign policy. Senators provide advice and consent on executive nominations and treaties and conduct oversight of all branches of the federal government.

Local Government

USAGov (formerly the Federal Citizen Information Center), is a division of the U.S. General Services Administration's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies.

State of Illinois

City of Chicago

Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Star Wars menu at R Public House!

1508 W. Jarvis Avenue
Chicago, IL. 60626

Ten New Rogers Park Coupons!

Ten new Rogers Park Chamber Member coupons are to be featured in the upcoming issue of DNAinfo Rogers Park Newspaper!

Featuring Ethiopian Diamond II, Heartland Cafe, Giordono's, Leona's, Mary Taylor Sticha, Philly's Best Sports Bar, Pub 626, The Glenwood, Tulip Toy Gallery and VZN Eye Care, these coupons are set with expiration dates until the end of February 2016!

Enjoy the great deals from our Membership to your home!

Friday, December 11, 2015

Did you see our coupon in DNAinfo Rogers Park newspaper?

Enjoy our latest set of Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce Member coupons! These coupons are valid until the end of 2015!

Also featured are Community Events including:

Mondays & Fridays 5 pm - 8 pm
Complimentary Wine Tastings
(purchase suggested)
1506 W. Jarvis Avenue

Fridays & Saturdays 6:30 pm
Live Jazz with Dinner
7537 N. Clark Street

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Chicago Comedy Film Festival Call for Entries Announced!

Chicago Comedy Film Festival announces its call for entry. The festival will open for submissions December 1st, 2015. The festival is going into its 6th year and will take place at The New 400 Theater November 4th & 5th 2016. Ten percent of submission fees given on opening day will go to The Chicago Foodbank for #GivingTuesday.

This year's categories have expanded to features, shorts, short shorts, microshorts, webisodes, music videos, and pilots.

Filmmakers can submit via Film Freeway or Withoutabox. Deadlines are February 1st, April 1st, June 6th, and July 1st. Films are selected by August 15th. Most categories must have Chicago premiere status. Entry fees range from $7-$105.

This year the festival hopes to see films centered around political and environmental issues due to the timing of the 2016 presidential election. Last year's themed shorts programs were a hit with audiences and the festival hopes to include a political theme in 2016.

For submission info please visit

Final Chamber After Dark of 2015 - In Recognition Of

Saturday, November 28th, 2015​

Hard Water Bar & Grill
7545 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL. 60626

6:30 pm Welcoming

7 pm Meet and Greet (appetizers)

7:30 pm Recognition Presentation

8:15 pm  Congratulations

Join us for the Final Chamber After Dark networking event of the year, as we recognize volunteers and interns that helped define the Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce.

We call it our Pre-Holiday Party! Door Prizes. Appetizers will be provided by Hard Water Bar & Grill.

Meet, Greet, Network and Eat this Saturday at Hard Water Bar & Grill! No Cover for entry.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce member Cathleen Walker of Berkshire Hathaway

New Reduced Price. Owner is retiring and will look at all written offers. Hot Rogers Park, Chicago, Illinois Brick building SOLD AS IS building needs some work which is why price is low. As of Jan. 1 rents will increase in all 6 apartments 2 1 bed garden increase to $750 each 4 2 beds increase to $800 each with 1 vacant store front for lots of opportunity to put in a thriving business or expand on the residential portion.

Attached 3 garage parking spaces The garage spaces will increase as well as of Jan. 1 to $300 for 1 of them and $200 each of the other two. 1 deck tenants pay separate utilities beautiful kitchens some with new windows new wood floors new carpet new stoves. Great area for investment. $300 additional income monthly $100 per garage space. Great developer opportunity in an up and coming Rogers Park by the Lake, Beaches, Red line and Metra trains, bus and highway 94 Touhy Avenue and Sheridan Road and Lake Shore Drive.

Cathleen Walker | Berkshire Hathaway
(847) 219-9366

Sullivan High School Jr ROTC honors Rogers Park veterans at Leone Park

One of the responsibilities of the Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce is to support positive groups and events within our community. This morning, Wednesday, 11/11/2015 at 11:11am, President Bill Morton will participate in the Jr ROTC Veterans Day presentation.

All are welcome to honor our Veterans!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

New Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce Coupons coming to DNAinfo

Ten new Rogers Park Chamber Member coupons are to be featured in the upcoming issue of DNAinfo Rogers Park Newspaper!

Featuring Chicago Comedy Film Festival, Fung's Chinese Mandarin, Heartland Cafe, Los Portales, Mary Taylor Sticha, Philly's Best Sports Bar, Rogers Bark Pet Salon and Super 8, these coupons are set with expiration dates until the end of November 2015!

Enjoy the great deals from our Membership to your home!