Committees, Groups & Networks

Chamber630 offers a wide range of business growth and marketing opportunities through groups, committees and networks. The various groups coordinate activities to benefit the Chamber, its Members and the public, which also result in greater exposure for their businesses.

For additional information or to get involved, please contact Chamber630 at (630) 968-4050 or chamber@chamber630.com.

 

Ambassadors

AMBASSADORS BUILD BUSINESS
Ambassadors often serve as the first face of the Chamber extending a handshake at events and engaging Members.

Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as greeters at events
  • Attend ribbon cuttings
  • Member engagement efforts
  • Welcome new Members

For more information contact Becky Nelson Patsais at (630) 968-4050.

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Education Connection

PREPARING OUR FUTURE WORKFORCE
Workforce development is a main focus of Chamber630. We assist in partnering business professionals with the local school districts to provide students with real-life experiences and expectations.

Chamber630 Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to students who are interested in furthering their education at a technical/trade school, or college/university. Those eligible are Members or students of Member business employees.

The 2017 Application Process is closed, check back this fall for more details for the 2018 Chamber630 Scholarship!

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Attainable Futures

This program addresses work readiness for sophomores and juniors, assisting them in career paths, job application completion to resume, business etiquette, interview techniques, typical job expectations, etc.
Students are provided transportation to various businesses for four half-day sessions, concluding with a celebratory luncheon that students will attend along with the general Membership of Chamber630.

 

For more information contact Donce Teri at (630) 968-4050.

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors!

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Thank you to our Contributing Sponsors

Adams Winterfield & Sullivan Funderal Home
Alter Brewing Company
Amita Health
Arboretum Wealth & Trust Management
Bank Financial
Blooming Color
C.H. Robinson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Liz Chalberg
Devry Education Group
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centers Chicago Downers Grove
Downers Grove Moose Lodge #1535
Duco DSI
DuPage Medical Group
Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center
Hooters Restaurant
Grove Foundation
Junior Achievement of Chicago
Kranz Real Estate, Inc.
Marriott Suites Downers Grove
Northwestern Mutual
Oral Health Care Professionals, LLC-Jeffrey S. Wascher, DDS & Eric G. Jackson, DDS, MAGD
The Patio Restaurant
PowerForward DuPage
Providence Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center
SEASPAR
Shanahan’s of Woodridge
Skuddlebutts Pizza & Catering
Simplemac Solutions
Sisul & Germanier, LLC
State Farm Insurance – Ruth Mayer
Teledyne Storm Microwave
Ultra Foods
Universal Technical Institute
Waddell & Reed- Ron Castrogiovanni
Webster Dental
Wilton Brands, Inc.
Yonan Floor Coverings, Inc.

Hospitality630 Committee

The Hospitality 630 Committee connects to target markets through events and programs as well as foster mutually beneficial relationships among its Members.

Goals:

  • Provide a network of communication and hospitality services among area restaurants, hotels/motels, caterers and entertainment venues.
  • Share ideas and suggestions to help promote establishments at monthly meetings while encouraging partnerships.
  • Work together to create successful events and programs.

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Legislative Impact Network Committee

Chamber630 seeks to influence legislation and regulation by local, state and federal governments, support legislation that benefits business, and when necessary, oppose legislation that unnecessarily inhibits businesses. Click here to access our Legislative Platform and Test of Relevance.

Meetings
Legislative Impact Network Committee (LINC) meet on the third Friday of the month from noon-1:30 PM at the 2001 Butterfield Road Office. Please contact laura@chamber630.com or call (630) 968-4050 for further information.

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Networks

Owners’ Group

Owners’ Group is a collection of business owners focused on the power of initiating high-level, strategic discussions that are designed to produce optimum decision and implementation results. The Owners’ Group serves as an informal Board of Directors for a small business offering advice, feedback and collective wisdom.

Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorm ideas and receive the “brutally honest” feedback required for problem solving to address business challenges and objectives.

Meetings

Meetings take place on the third Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 1:30 PM (bring your own lunch) at the Chamber office, located at 2001 Butterfield Road, Suite 105 in Downers Grove.

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Young Professionals Network

Chamber630 YPN activates emerging leaders by connecting young professionals with resources, people and ideas.

Meetings
Meetings take place on the 2nd Monday of each month at 5:30 PM-6:30 PM (unless otherwise specified) at various locations.

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Not-For-Profit

The Not-For-Profit Network provides professional development opportunities to meet the unique needs of leaders of non-profit organizations. The Network encourages the collaboration and sharing of ideas, activities, practices and resources.

Meetings 
Meetings take place on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise specified) at 8:00 AM at the Chamber630 office in Downers Grove.

 

 

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Wellness Resource

The Wellness Resource Network educates, empowers and provides health and wellness opportunities to the community and its workforce.

Activities & Responsibilities

  • Partner with health organizations to further spread the network purpose

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