Elmhurst Chamber Of Commerce: President’s Message For July 2021

Pricey Members:

Our Chamber is at the moment searching for certified candidates to re-staff the Director of Member Providers place, which has been vacant since Mariella Mastromauro resignation final October 31 to take a membership retention place with the Better Naples Chamber of Commerce.

The Director of Member Providers serves as the first workers member chargeable for the expansion of complete membership, membership dues and per member funding by means of new member recruitment, retention of recent members and retention of all different members.

Moreover, the Director of Member Providers assists within the planning, coordination and implementation of Chamber applications, merchandise, companies and occasions to make sure and improve membership participation and monetary help.

Duties additionally embrace scheduling and oversight of the Chamber’s month-to-month networking occasions (Membership Breakfasts and Enterprise After Hours), Skilled Speaker Sequence and Ambassador Calls in co-ordination with the Workplace Supervisor.

Compensation consists of full-time wage and advantages corresponding to medical insurance coverage (healthcare, imaginative and prescient and dental), life insurance coverage, retirement, academic coaching, journey and associated bills.

To use, certified candidates should submit a canopy letter and resume to the President and CEO by mail to the Chamber workplace at 300A West Lake Road, Suite 201, Elmhurst, IL 60126, or e-mail at

Summer time Concert events Partnership
Thanks partially to Metropolis of Elmhurst Discover Elmhurst Grant Program funding help, this 12 months our Chamber and Elmhurst American Legion THB Submit 187 will co-host a trio of nation music-themed occasions—highlighted by the Second Annual Nashville Songwriter Fundraiser on October 16—all staged contained in the Legion’s Normandy Banquet Room.

Summer time live shows are scheduled for Saturdays, July 24 and August 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. within the Normandy Room.  Doorways open at 6 p.m.  The live performance venue will permit concertgoers entry to the adjoining indoor bar and an outside gathering space.

Freebyrd, a neighborhood tribute band with Elmhurst ties, is booked to carry out in August, as offered by ECCI member Neighborhood Financial institution of Elmhurst, which is situated instantly west of Submit 187, whereas the July leisure is pending.

At each summer time live shows, a $10 tax-deductible cowl charged on the door will profit the ECCI Centennial Celebration NFP’s Civic Corridor of Fame Public Memorial Fund, whereas the Legion will revenue from all meals and beverage gross sales.

The Nashville Songwriter ticket price of $85 consists of alcoholic drinks, pop and snacks.  Tickets might be offered on-line through our Chamber’s web site at, beginning as early as August.

Civic HOF Fundraising
Tax-deductible donations from Edward-Elmhurst Well being and ECCI Board Chair Desiree Chen of Elmhurst College in June lifted ECCI Centennial Celebration NFP’s Civic Corridor of Fame Fund for growth of a public memorial as much as $17K, greater than $5K nearer to its $50K objective.

The Civic HOF memorial will characteristic a TouchPros Contact Wall interactive, touch-screen TV monitor (55 to 70 inches) on which customers can view biographies, pictures and video clips of every of the inductees, and might be put in in a publicly-accessible location

Since its creation in 1992—then as a part of the Opening Ceremonies at Elmfest—the Civic HOF has inducted 28 businesspeople, neighborhood volunteers and elected officers, with the husband and spouse workforce of Ahlgrim Funeral Dwelling’s Scott Ahlgrim and neighborhood banker Charity Ahlgrim becoming a member of these distinguished honorees through the 102nd Annual ECCI Award Gala breakfast on the American Legion on September 8.  Since Elmfest’s finish in 2009, inductees have been honored at ECCI’s Annual Awards Gala in all however a kind of years.

Donations to the Civic Corridor of Fame Fund are tax deductible by means of the ECCI Centennial Celebration NFP, an Inside Income Service-designated 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable group.  Checks may be mailed to the Chamber workplace.

In-Particular person Month-to-month Networking
Our Chamber continues in-person month-to-month networking occasions this month, with the Elmhurst Park District internet hosting the July 14 Membership Breakfast (July 21 rainout date) at The Hub at Helmut Berens Park.

Enterprise After Hours are booked for August by means of December, whereas Membership Breakfasts are booked for September and October.

New Members
Our Chamber welcomed two new members in June as follows:  Avail Consulting and Midwest Cardiovascular Institute.

Blissful Anniversary
5 members are celebrating Chamber anniversaries in July as follows:  65 years—Elmhurst Neighborhood Funeral Dwelling – The Ahlgrim Chapel; 55 years—Runco/West Suburban Workplace Merchandise; 30 years—Mt. Emblem Cemetery; 25 years—Suburban Financial institution and Belief (Primary Department and Lake Road); and 10 years—The Schiller Staff – @properties.

Dropped Members
The Chamber mentioned goodbye to the next 5 members in June:  Al Piemonte Buick GMC, GNV Group Heating & Air Conditioning, HBIC Weddings, Thoughts and Physique EsSCENTials and Whereas Meals Market.

This press launch was produced by the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce. The views expressed listed here are the creator’s personal.

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