logo

News

Cop on a Rooftop Supports Special Olympics Illinois at Four West Chicago Locations

05-18-2017

For the 15th year in a row, law enforcement officers from throughout the state will stake out Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops to support Special Olympics Illinois on Friday, ...

Garden Vendors Announced for Upcoming Blooming Fest

05-10-2017

West Chicago and area gardeners are counting down the days until this year’s annual Blooming Fest, which is quickly approaching on...

District 33 Custodian recognized at as public education ambassador during INSPRA Distinguished Service Awards

05-08-2017

The Illinois chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA) honored 35 public education individuals and teams for their outstanding communications work at INSPRA’s annual Distinguished Service Awards luncheon at...

Window to West Chicago Newsletter

04-10-2017

Window to West Chicago Newsletter Spring 2017...

Metra Seeks Input About Potential Fare Options

03-08-2017

The City of West Chicago wants residents to know about an online survey being conducted by Metra that asks what its customers, former customers and prospective customers think about...

Warrenville's State of the City Address Presentation

02-27-2017

For those that were unable to attend Warrenville's State of the City Address you can click on the link provided below for a copy of the presentation by Mayor David Brummel...

Travel Ban Update and Tips for Foreign Workers Traveling Outside the U.S.

02-20-2017

On January 27th, President Trump signed an Executive Order temporarily suspending the U.S. admission of certain foreign nationals. Although the Executive Order has been temporarily barred by a federal appeals...

18 Chambers Gather for West Suburban Multi-Chamber Luncheon: Salesmanship – Cultivating Centers of Influence

02-08-2017

Ron Losby was named as Chief Executive Officer of Steinway Musical Instruments on August 15, 2016. Prior to this role, Mr. Losby had served as President of Steinway & Sons for the Americas since...

Illinois Court Discusses Standard for Discrimination Based on Arrest Record Under IHRA

01-31-2017

The Illinois Human Rights Act (the "Act") was enacted to provide protections to Illinois workers beyond those offered under federal law. Among many other protections, the...

Watch Out! The New Year Brings New Laws

01-31-2017

s employers are aware, the dreaded U.S. Department of Labor Rule changes which would have required overtime payments to many employees now classified as...

Cantigny Celebrates Black History Month

01-26-2017

February is Black History Month and Cantigny Park will mark the occasion with three fascinating and free-to-attend presentations at the Robert R. McCormick Museum...

IRS, States and Tax Industry Renew Alert about Form W-2 Scam Targeting Payroll, Human Resource Departments

01-26-2017

The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today renewed their warning about an email scam that uses a corporate officer’s name to request employee Forms W-2 from company payroll or human resources departments ...

Open Invitation for the Winfield Township Candidates Forum

01-25-2017

The League of Women Voters of Wheaton, and the Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce invite you to participate in a Candidates Forum. All candidates have been invited. Candidates are welcome to bring campaign literature that ...

The GardenWorks Project Opens New Suburban Agricultural Resource Center

01-19-2017

The GardenWorks Project, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring families in need of food assistance have access to homegrown vegetables, invites the public to an Open House at ...

New OSHA Reporting Regulations Become Effective

01-19-2017

In a previous issue, we discussed a new OSHA reporting regulation that was initially scheduled to take effect on August 10, 2016, but was pushed back to November 1, 2016, and then delayed again until ...

Help Change Someone's Future

01-18-2017

You can empower your neighborhood through English literacy as a volunteer tutor for Literacy DuPage. No teaching or foreign language experience is...

McCORMICK MUSEUM NAMES “COMMUNITY TREES” WINNER

01-10-2017

The Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park today announced that the Christmas tree decorated by Pets Assisting Wounded Warriors and displayed at the museum received the most votes in public balloting. By winning the...

Window to West Chicago Newsletter

01-05-2017

Rethink your drink this New Year! The start of the new year is an excellent time to rethink the choices we make on a daily basis - especially those decisions that have far-reaching health impacts. Healthy West Chicago Director Andi Cooper wants you to know that one of those things...

Motor Vehicle Thefts Prompt Warning from Police

12-20-2016

The West Chicago Police Department has issued a warning to motorists not to leave unattended, unlocked vehicles running, in response to incidents of motor...

Illinois Chamber Presents Champion of Free Enterprise Award to State Rep. Michael Fortner

12-12-2016

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce today gave the Champion of Free Enterprise Award to State Representative Mike Fortner at an event with local business leaders. The award is given biannually to state legislators who recognize the importance of free...

Jel Sert Receives Legacy Business Award

12-06-2016

This year the City of West Chicago as part of the Brilliance in Business (BiB) Awards program introduced the Legacy Business Award to directly acknowledge and award a longstanding member of the business community. In contrast to...

Warrenville Police Department Helps with Toys for Tots

12-01-2016

The Warrenville Police Department, 3S245 Warren Avenue, will accept new, unwrapped toys through Friday, December 16, for children ages newborn through 15 years old. Drop boxes are located within...

Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Rule

11-23-2016

A federal judge in Sherman, Texas has issued a preliminary injunction which operates nation-wide to bar the Department of Labor's minimum salary rule for certain white collar exemptions from...

City Announces 2016 Brilliance in Business Winners

11-16-2016

he City of West Chicago is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Brilliance in Business Awards. Earlier this year, the City made some changes to refresh the program, and one of them was to incorporate peer judging of ...

          Sign up for our email newsletter Sign Up

Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce
306 Main St.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Phone: 630-231-3003
Fax: 630-231-3009
Email: team@westerndupagechamber.com

Hours
Monday- Friday: 8:00 AM-Noon 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Saturday: By Appointment Only
Sunday: Closed