Resilience, Resurgence, and the Tinley Park Chamber is Ready to Grow

Resilience, Resurgence, and the Tinley Park Chamber is Ready to Grow
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Resilience, Resurgence, and the Tinley Park Chamber is Ready to Grow (Tinley Park, IL)  Resilience, resurgence, and the Tinley Park Chamber is ready to grow and doing just that.

The Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce held an Awards; Prospective New Member Night on Monday, May 23rd at Sip; Wine Bar located at 17424 Oak Park Avenue in Tinley Park.

Over 100 people attended the event and prospective new members were provided the opportunity to explore and learn the benefits of joining the Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce.

Executive Director, Mary Kay Campbell, said, “the Chamber is your gateway to networking, leadership development, educational and collaboration opportunities. One month in, and I have witnessed the power of connection and this Chamber is fueled by the dedication and loyalty of the board and its members.”

Brandy Cafarelli, board President stated, “a thriving community starts with a thriving business district and the Tinley Chamber is here to help you succeed.”

The Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce announced their business awards at their Awards; Prospective New Member Night.

“The pandemic didn’t change the overall goal of our awards, but it did impact our delay in presenting awards,” stated Chamber President Brandy Cafarelli. The Chamber typically
announces their awards in January at their Installation; Awards dinner. The Installation Dinner was cancelled due to the pandemic.

The following awards were presented. Outstanding Chamber Business was awarded to the Crisis Center for South Suburbia; Outstanding Chamber Volunteer was presented to Dana Lahart; Outstanding New Chamber Member awarded to Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken; Outstanding Contributions to the Chamber was awarded to Nick Halikias at The Odyssey Golf Club; Outstanding Committee Member awarded to Dana Albano for her contributions at their Oktoberfest, and Outstanding Not-For- Profit was awarded to St. Coletta’s of Illinois.

Each year the President of the Chamber presents an award for President’s Choice. “Each year I have the hard decision of choosing from our board, who are all volunteers, to select the winner of my President’s Choice Award.

This individual is someone whom I could not have accomplished half of the successes without her. She was my go-to person, and Kelly, I appreciate you and thank you for everything.”

Treasurer Kelly Burke, owner of Insurance Counts-Kelly Burke Agency, was awarded the
President’s Choice.

The Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce is holding their Monthly Membership Meeting this Thursday, May 26 th at the Odyssey Golf Course at 8:15 am. Workforce of Will County is speaking on recruiting assistance, training/upskilling, on-the-job training, and internships, employee training grants and workforce and industry insights. “If your business is in Cook County, no worries, all services apply the same in Cook,” said Mary Kay Campbell, Executive Director. For questions, please email

Resilience, Resurgence, and the Tinley Park Chamber is Ready to Grow


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