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Table of Contents WELCOME Chamber President Welcome. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Elmwood Park Village President Welcome . . . 7 River Grove Mayor Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Cook County Commissioner Welcome. . . . . . . 9

CHAMBER INFORMATION Chamber Officers & Board. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Chamber Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Members – Alphabetical. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Members by Category. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Chairman, CEO and Publisher | Douglas K. Ray

COMMUNITY INFORMATION

President and Chief Operating Officer | Scott Stone

Elected Officials. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Transportation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Area Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Leyden Township Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Senior Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Clubs & Organizations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Departments & Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Houses of Worship. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Chicago Area Attractions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Dining Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Nonprofit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Healthcare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

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This is a Town Square Publication created and produced for the Grand Corridor Chamber of Commerce 11 Conti Pkwy. • Elmwood Park, IL 60707 Phone: (708) 456-8000 • Fax: (708) 456-8680 www.grandchamber.org Copyright© 2020 Town Square Publications 95 W. Algonquin Rd., Ste. 300 Arlington Heights, IL 60005 www.townsquarepublications.com Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. The Chamber and Town Square assume no responsibility for misinformation. Please contact the Chamber with any additions or corrections. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission of the Chamber and Town Square is prohibited.

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Chamber President Welcome Hello Neighbor, Each and every year I look forward to this Chamber guide to keep me focused on who I need to keep top of mind and to show me a good portion of who is dedicated/ committed to our local communities. With running a business, along with being a resident in Elmwood Park, I truly know how important it is to be involved supporting one another in the community. From the get-go, I have always relied on this community guide and networking among other members to know who to rely on for the task at hand and I hope you will see it as a valuable resource as well. With a highly productive 2019 for the Grand Corridor Chamber of Commerce, I saw firsthand how our Chamber connects and collaborates to help bring success with not only our particular communities, but spreading throughout Leyden Township. We have continued to be there for our current businesses/organizations, have stayed strong

with ongoing ribbon cuttings and supported our local organizations by spreading our consistent fundraising. We are constantly looking to expand our support to keep our business communities/organizations thriving. Moving into 2020, we look forward to growing with you to kick off another strong decade ahead. If we haven’t seen or heard from you in a while, please check out our revamped website so you can follow along with us throughout the year to see as new members are added so you know who else to support and to know when to come join us at an upcoming event. Thank you in advance for keeping this community guide by your side and utilizing us to support your local businesses/organizations along with your continued loyalty and dedication to The Grand Corridor Chamber of Commerce. All the best,

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Financial Advisor 7716 West North Avenue Elmwood Park, IL 60707-4123 708-453-8427

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Elmwood Park Village President Welcome I am pleased to report to the Chamber of Commerce that 2019 was a banner year marked with several new developments, new businesses and a strong economic base. The outlook for continued prosperity in Elmwood Park remains strong for 2020. One of my administrator’s primary goals is to maintain a good quality of life for our residents. Elmwood Park has always been known as a “solid suburb”—one where people can live, work, shop and raise a family. By constantly looking for ways to bolster our business sector, I believe we can continue to enhance that good quality of life. Our restaurant scene saw new additions both along North Avenue’s Restaurant Row and in the Village Circle and we continued to develop more parking for our restaurant patrons. Additionally, we showcased all of our fine eating establishments during Elmwood Park’s Restaurant Week in February. Elmwood Park received significant media exposure as a culinary mecca in the Chicagoland area. Another exciting plan calls for the development of the former Sears Automotive site around the Harlem Avenue and North Avenue intersection. The portion of this corner that is in Chicago will see important development as well. Elmwood Park stands to gain significant economic activity from this development since they border our village and are within walking distance to many Elmwood Park businesses in the vicinity. I am also proud to report that our community once again was recognized as one of the best run municipalities from a fiscal point

of view—always important to a vibrant business climate. My hat is off to the Village Board and our entire staff for continuing to manage Elmwood Park with fiscal discipline and responsible creativity. Perhaps most importantly, Elmwood Park continues tor receive recognition as one of the most desirable places to live in Illinois when measured for affordability, quality schools, low crime, and easy commute. Other studies have shown Elmwood Park to be one of the safest places to live in Illinois. The Village also saw movement in our quest to build a railroad underpass on Grand Avenue as Cook County government granted resources to assist us to begin engineering on the project. While it is still a ways from completion, this movement was significant and points to the day when we will eliminate both the safety concerns and traffic delays caused by trains. More that 20,000 vehicles cross the Grand Avenue tracks each day and an underpass will keep everyone safe and translate into countless hours of saved time. It’s my hope that all that time can be used to enjoy the many amenities that Elwood Park offers, from our many events and festivals, to our seasonal celebrations. I am honored to work each and every day to make this place one that we are all proud to call home. Best Wishes for a Very Prosperous 2020. Angelo “Skip” Saviano | Elmwood Park Village President

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River Grove Mayor Welcome Welcome to the Village of River Grove, or more commonly referred to as the Village of Friendly Neighbors. I look forward to a busy and productive year ahead. One of the goals I strive for is service: service to our residents, community, business leaders and our seniors. We have just rolled out the startup of our very own Pace Bus program in River Grove. This program will allow our seniors and disabled residents to be transported to local shopping areas, doctor’s appointments and meetings. At 132 years old, River Grove recognizes its aging infrastructure. We are committed to rehabbing our streets, sewers and alleys through a long-term, strategic plan. We have established partnerships and are making smart economical decisions with the help of our engineers and other professionals. We have many green projects to keep our town vibrant. We are constantly looking for funding to help improve our town. In the past year our village has added 3 new green alleys and plans are underway for at least 3 more in 2020. This administration is committed to removing blight and enhancing green space. (Veterans park, Lions park) through intergovernmental agreements, grants and private donations.

Economic development is important to our town. This past September we opened the doors to our first Starbucks at the corner of Grand and Thatcher. We continue to try and enhance the Grand Corridor with new businesses and opportunities We are fortunate River Grove is in a great location, and our real estate values are on the rise. Many high end residential housing units are under construction including single family homes, condos, and luxury leasing options. Developers are taking advantage of our location with transit-orientated developments. Many of our residents are business professionals that take advantage of our Metra station, which is located near Grand and Thatcher and can get you to downtown Chicago in 20 minutes! Investors and homeowners alike are enhancing and putting money into their homes increasing the overall look and value of our community. It is such an honor for me to be Mayor of my hometown. River Grove is where I grew up and where I am raising my family. I am committed to this community for life. Please know my door is always open. You may contact me via email at mayor@ rivergroveil.gov or call my office directly at 708-453-8000.

David B. Guerin Mayor

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Cook County Commissioner Welcome Dear Friends and Neighbors, As your Cook County Commissioner and a longtime resident of Elmwood Park, I am very excited to see our commercial areas thriving and welcoming new businesses into our villages. Additionally, we are proud of our longtime small businesses that continue to benefit our communities. Many of these business owners are residents of our towns and not only provide valued services, but actively participate in our civic, religious, and school functions. They are our neighbors and our friends. When we work together as business owners, local government, and residents, we continue to attract people from neighboring areas to enjoy all that Elmwood Park and River Grove have to offer. We sustain our healthy home values, our quality of life, and provide quality education to our children. We need to support and patronize our local establishments and businesses. As a resident, I am happy to frequent our local businesses and as your Cook County Commissioner I will keep on working in the best interests of local commerce and the residents of the 9th County District. Wishing you all a prosperous, healthy, and happy 2020. Very truly yours,

Peter N. Silvestri Cook County Commissioner, 9th District

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Chamber Officers & Board Teresa Giannini Great Lakes Home Mortgage, Inc. 1030 W. Higgins Rd., Unit 210 Park Ridge, IL 60068 (312) 375-6338

OFFICERS PRESIDENT

Joe Perino Edward Jones Investments 7716 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-8427

VICE PRESIDENT Kallie Callahan Wintrust Bank Mont-Clare 3050 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 622-5301 SECRETARY

TREASURER

EX-OFFICIO

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Laurie Shaw First Security Trust & Savings Bank 7315 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-3131 Katie Muellner Quasthoff’s Flowers 8125 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-7890 Ricardo Braglia Maria’s Mexican Restaurant 1905 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 622-2277

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Sandra Sugg The Grand Corridor Chamber of Commerce 11 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-8000

James Angelico Huntington Bank 7228 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-4700

Matthew Kosch Edelweiss German Restaurant 7650 W. Irving Park Rd. Norridge, IL 60706 (708) 452-6040

John Bassi Belmont Funeral Home 7120 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 286-2500

Mary Olszewski MGO Financial Services P.O. Box 67 River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-8362

Lynn Bjorvik Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 6400 N. Northwest Hwy. Chicago, IL 60631 (708) 878-0289

Walter Saraniecki Garden Terrace Banquets 6330 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60634 (708) 453-1998

Gabe Caporale Caporale Realty Group 7646 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-1919

Bart Smith Smith & Smith Attorneys at Law 8259 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171-1584 (708) 456-4500

Thomas Cleary The Printing Station 7430 W. Grand Ave., Ste. B Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-2266

Jonathan Zivojnovic River Elm Properties 47 W. Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-9200

Elmwood park Curr Exch 7300 West Grand Avenue • Elmwood Park, IL 60707 tel: (708) 453-7234 •(708) 453-8758 Hours: Mon - Thurs 9-7 Fri. 9-8 Sat: 9-5

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Elected Officials LOCAL GOVERNMENT VILLAGE PRESIDENT Angelo “Skip” Saviano Village of Elmwood Park 11 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-3922 Fax: (708) 452-3997 VILLAGE PRESIDENT David Guerin Village of River Grove 2621 N. Thatcher Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-8000 Fax: (708) 453-0761 29TH WARD ALDERMAN Chris Taliaferro 6272 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL 60639 (773) 237-6460 Fax: (773) 237-6418 ward29@cityofchicago.org 36TH WARD ALDERMAN Gilbert Villegas 6934 W. Diversey Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 745-4636 Fax: (773) 745-4638 ward36@cityofchicago.org 38TH WARD ALDERMAN Nicholas Sposato 3821 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 283-3838 Fax: (773) 283-3235 info@aldermansposato.com

STATE GOVERNMENT GOVERNOR OF ILLINOIS Jay Robert “J.B.” Pritzker 207 State House Springfield, IL 62706 (217) 782-0244 https://www2.illinois.gov SECRETARY OF STATE Jesse White 213 State Capitol Springfield, IL 62756 (217) 782-2201 Fax: (217) 785-0358 jessewhite@ilsos.net ATTORNEY GENERAL Kwame Raoul James R. Thompson Center 100 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 814-3000 attorney-general@atg. state.il.us STATE SENATOR Don Harmon 39th District 6941-B W. North Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 848-2002 Fax: (708) 848-2022 harmon@senatedem. illinois.gov

“Our Family Serving Your Family”

STATE SENATOR Robert F. Martwick 10th District 6315 N. Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 101 Chicago, IL 60646 (773) 286-1115 Fax: (773) 545-7106 judy@senatormartwick.com STATE REPRESENTATIVE Camille Y. Lilly 78th District 6937 W. North Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 (773) 473-7300 staterepcamilleylilly@ gmail.com STATE REPRESENTATIVE Lindsey LaPointe 19th District 6315 N. Milwaukee Ave., 1st Floor Chicago, IL 60646 (773) 647-1174 RepLaPointe@gmail.com

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT U.S. SENATOR Richard Durbin 230 S. Dearborn St., #3892 Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 353-4952 Fax: (312) 353-0150 www.durbin.senate.gov

Belmont Funeral Home

7120 W. Belmont Ave. (773) 286-2500

U.S. SENATOR Tammy Duckworth 230 S. Dearborn St., Ste. 3900 Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 886-3506 www.duckworth.senate.gov CONGRESSMAN Mike Quigley 5th District 4345 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60641 (773) 267-5926 Fax: (773) 267-6583 https://quigley.house.gov CONGRESSMAN Danny K. Davis 7th District 2815 W. 5th Ave. Chicago, IL 60612 (773) 533-7520 Fax: (773) 533-7530 https://davis.house.gov

COUNTY GOVERNMENT 9TH DISTRICT COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONER Peter N. Silvestri 5515 N. East River Rd. Chicago, IL 60656 (773) 444-0346 Fax: (773) 444-0373 www.petersilvestri.com

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Transportation CTA

For information, call (312) 836-7000 or visit www.transitchicago.com.

GREEN LINE

The CTA’s elevated rail line connecting Oak Park, the West Side, downtown and the South Side. Train runs every six to eight minutes in weekday rush hours, every 10 minutes at most other times and every 30 to 60 minutes during Night Owl (overnight) periods.

BUSES www.transitchicago.com www.pacebus.com

The Green Line connects with over 70 CTA and Pace bus routes. Call to obtain a brochure for bus routes and information.

METRA (312) 322-6777 www.metrarail.com

Trains run from River Grove, Elmwood Park and Mont Clare to downtown Chicago (Union Station) and other destinations Monday through Friday, and Saturday and Sunday. Call for station information, ticket types and fares, and connecting services. Call Metra for schedules and other information.

SENIOR DIAL-A-RIDE PROGRAMELMWOOD PARK (708) 452-3902

The Village of Elmwood Park offers free rides through its Dial-a-Ride program. Rides are available to Elmwood Park residents only, senior citizens (65 years old and older) and residents with disabilities or special needs. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. There is no service on Sundays. Service area boundaries are from Irving Park Road to Lake Street and from Narragansett Avenue to 15th Avenue. Dial-a-Ride stops include Elmwood Park restaurants, markets, banks and the Metra station; Gottlieb Hospital; Harlem and Irving Plaza; Brick Yard Mall; Thatcher Woods Mall; Winston Plaza Shops and downtown Oak Park. Service is by appointment only and is subject to availability; arrangements can be made up to two weeks in advance. Residents are limited to two rides per week when the bus is available. Same-day service is not typically available. Cancellations must be made within 24 hours.

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RIVER GROVE DIAL-A-RIDE NOW AVAILABLE (708) 869-0481

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Available to senior citizens (65 years and older) and people with disabilities or special needs/lift equipped. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $1.00 each way; cash or check only. Pay upon pick-up. Service area boundaries are from Mannheim to Harlem Ave. and North Ave. to Irving Park Rd. Stops include River Grove restaurants, markets, banks and Metra station: Gottlieb Hospital, Big Lots, Leyden Family Services, Harlem Irving Plaza, Costco, Target, Aldi, Jewel, Franklin Park Library.

AIRPORTS Chicago Executive Airport 1020 S. Plant Rd., Wheeling | (847) 537-2580 Chicago Midway International Airport 5700 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago | (773) 838-0600 O’Hare International Airport 10000 W. O’Hare Ave., Chicago (773) 686-2200 Waukegan National Airport 2601 Plane Rest Dr., Waukegan (847) 244-0055

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Area Maps

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Leyden Township Services Established in 1850, Leyden Township government serves the residents in the Villages of Elmwood Park, River Grove, Franklin Park, Schiller Park and portions of the Villages of Norridge, Park Ridge and Rosemont and the City of Northlake. Also included in Leyden Township is a large unincorporated area. At Leyden Township, our mission is to provide leadership and coordination to develop a community that is dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life for our residents in Leyden Township. Our office staff is here to serve the many needs of our residents. Whether the resident needs property tax information, senior services or one of the other numerous services we offer, our knowledgeable staff is ready to help from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Among our basic functions are human services, including the funding of social services and programs. We provide convenience services such as voter registration, and notary public as it relates to Township services. We are a resource for people in need and provide services that include assistance for those individuals and families who have fallen on hard times. The Needy Family Fund provides food baskets and other essentials for families in need year-round with larger provisions during the holiday season. Leyden Township accepts donations in the form of nonperishable foods and cash donations. Donations are always welcome at the Town Hall. The Assessor’s Office provides assistance to taxpayers, real estate agents, appraisers and municipalities on property tax related matters that include:

• Completing exemption applications • Assistance with assessment questions • Filing appeals with Assessor’s Office and the Board of Review • Assist with application for Certificate of Error • Filling out form for name and address change • Sales transfer history available • Sidwell maps available for public use • FREE Notary Public service for all assessment related documents. The Leyden Township Veterans Affairs coordinator assists veterans with their needs and concerns. Leyden Township Commission for the Disabled and the Leyden United Senior Committee provides funding for senior programs throughout the Township. Leyden Township sponsors many programs for senior citizens throughout the Township including Exercise Sessions, 55 Alive, Rules of the Road classes, Telephone Reassurance and the Handyman Program. Seniors can also attend social events at the Carl Fiorito Senior Citizen Center located at 2601 Mannheim Rd. in Franklin Park. Seniors can obtain Subsidized Taxi Coupons, RTA Reduced Fare Cards and Handicap Parking Permits at The Town Hall, located at 2501 Mannheim Rd., Franklin Park. Our Community Center offers a wide variety of programs for the young as well as young-at-heart. Brochures are available at the Bradly A. Stephens Community Center located at 2620 Mannheim Rd., Franklin Park. A variety of informative literature about programs, personal growth and local activities are available in the lobby or by calling the Town Hall at (847) 455-8616.

TOWNSHIP GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SUPERVISOR Joseph Thomas Jr. CLERK Jamie Losurdo HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER Vincent S. Fiorito ASSESSOR Al J. Biancalana BOARD OF TRUSTEES Ronald Klinger William Otte Nick Pecora Rodney Tole

LOCATIONS Township Office 2501 N. Mannheim Rd. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 455-8616 Community Center 2620 N. Mannheim Rd. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 451-5144 Carl Fiorito Senior Center 2601 N. Mannheim Rd. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 455-5180 & 5181 EVENTS AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH Melissa Bukovatz 2501 N. Mannheim Rd. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 455-8616 www.leydentownship.com mbukovatz@leydentownship.com

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Senior Services SENIOR TRIPS ELMWOOD PARK Tina Gordon, Senior Coordinator 11 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park (708) 452-3962 www.elmwoodpark.org Cgordon@elmwoodpark.org SENIOR TRIPS, RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION

In order to make the trips available to all of our seniors, we do our best to keep the cost of the trips as low as possible. Booking early gives everyone a chance to go. Deposits are required at time of reservations. Cash or checks are accepted for deposits and payments. When booking more than one trip at a time, separate checks must be made out for each trip. Each trip is its own entity. Balances are due 35 days before the trip date.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Theater tickets, shows and special events are non-refundable. Our goal is to give a refund only if we can find someone to replace you on a one-day trip. Otherwise, we suggest you find someone to take your place or give the ticket to a friend as a gift. Trips are on a time schedule, and it is our policy to leave promptly at the stated departure time. We are unable to wait for late arrivals. We regret that no refunds can be given to seniors who miss the motor coach. All seniors are required to notify Tina Gordon if there are any last-minute changes. After 5 p.m. leave a message at (708) 452-3962. All trips are subject to change without notice.

CASINO TRIPS

Participants must be 21 years of age or older. A photo ID is required. Compliance with casino policies – Players card must be used to receive casino benefits. All trips are non-refundable, unless stated. Insurance is available for most trips.

2020 TRIPS Jan. 22, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Fee: $27 per person

Tour includes $10 Fire Keeper’s Reward Play, $10 food and beverage credit (may be used in the Buffet, RuYi, Fire Pit Sports Bar or the Menomonee Valley food court). You MUST have an ORIGINAL Driver’s License or State ID (no copies, torn or expired documents) as proof to receive your package.

February 19-21 (Wednesday-Friday) Island Resort Casino, Harris, Michigan Fee: $130 per person double occupancy, $170 single, $115 triple. March 18, Ameristar Fee: $25 per person Casino Package: $10 toward lunch buffet April 29-May 1 (Wednesday-Friday) Island Resort Casino, Harris, Michigan Fee: $175 per person double occupancy, $230 single, $145 triple Weather permitting, second day we go to town, lunch and shopping. Lunch is at your own expense.

August 6-7 (Thursday & Friday) Lake Geneva

Us Mail Cruise, shopping, Supper Club, and Brat Fest Price to be announced

August 12-14 (Tuesday-Thursday) Meskawki in Iowa Fee: $170 per person double occupancy, singles add $50.00

Second day we go to town, lunch and shopping. Lunch is at your own expense.

November 4-6 (Wednesday-Friday) Island Resort Casino, Harris, Michigan Fee: $175 per person double occupancy, $230 single, $145 triple Weather permitting, second day we go to town, lunch and shopping. Lunch is at your own expense.

MORE TRIPS TO FOLLOW

For more information, visit www.elmwoodpark.org. For reservations, call Tina at (708) 452-3962.

SENIOR ADVOCATE Laura Bilben is the Senior Advocate for the Village of Elmwood Park. The Senior Advocate Program connects residents with various community resources that are available to senior citizens. Senior Advocate drop-in hours are Mondays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or call Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (708) 359-0143.

RIVER GROVE SENIORS The River Grove Senior Citizens Club, a nonpolitical, nonsectarian and nonprofit organization, is open to adults age 55 years or older. Meetings are held the first and third Mondays of the month at noon in the American Legion Recreation Center, 8664 Grand Ave., River Grove. Trips, entertainment, speakers, community service and various luncheons are part of the group’s proceedings. Bingo and card games are played after the meeting and light refreshments are served. For more information, call the village hall at (708) 453-8000.

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Schools ELMWOOD PARK Early Childhood Center 4 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 583-5860 Elm Middle School 7607 W. Cortland St. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-3550 Elmwood Elementary 2319 N. 76th Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-3558 Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401 8201 W. Fullerton Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-7292 Elmwood Park High School 8201 W. Fullerton Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-7272

John Mills Elementary 2824 N. 76th Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-3560 St. Celestine School 3017 N. 77th Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-8234

MONT CLARE Josephine Locke Elementary School 2828 N. Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 534-3300 Joseph Lovett Elementary School 6333 W. Bloomingdale Ave. Chicago, IL 60639 (773) 534-3130

Sayre Language Academy 1850 N. Newland Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 534-3351 St. William Catholic School 2559 N. Sayre Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 637-5130 Steinmetz College Prep 3030 N. Mobile Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 534-3030

RIVER GROVE Guerin College Prep High School 8001 W. Belmont Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-6233

River Grove School District 85.5 2650 N. Thatcher Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-6172 Rhodes School District 84.5 8931 W. Fullerton Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-6813 Triton College Child Development Center 2000 5th Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3209

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Schools AREA SCHOOLS Leyden High School District 212 East Campus 3400 Rose St. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 451-3000 Leyden High School District 212 West Campus 1000 Wolf Rd. Northlake, IL 60164 (847) 451-3122 Fenwick High School 505 W. Washington Blvd. Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 386-0127 St. Patrick High School 5900 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 282-8844

St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Elementary School 1515 N. Lathrop Ave. River Forest, IL 60305 (708) 771-5905 Trinity High School 7574 W. Division St. River Forest, IL 60305 (708) 771-8383

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES Concordia University Chicago 7400 Augusta St. River Forest, IL 60305-1402 (708) 771-8300 Dominican University 7900 W. Division St. River Forest, IL 60305 (708) 366-2490

Triton College 2000 5th Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-0300

Wilbur Wright College 4300 N. Narragansett Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 777-7900

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Clubs & Organizations Adopt-A-Kid Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 237-3097 Contact: Rosanne Dattalo Eiternick Elmwood Park Garden Club Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Elmwood Park Public Library. Other activities at locations to be determined. (708) 452-8530 Contact: Ruth Skinner Elmwood Park Neighborhood Civic Organization 14 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 402-8819 www.myepnco.org Contact: Anthony Pittro Elmwood Park Senior Citizens Club c/o Elmwood Park Village Hall 11 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-3962 Contact: Tina Gordon, Senior Coordinator Elmwood Park Woman’s Club Meets on the third Thursday of the month, September-May, at the Elmwood Park Public Library. (708) 583-1265 Contact: Rita Andrews EPCUSD401 Educational Foundation 7722 W. Sunset Dr. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 207-2666 Contact: Jeff Bilotti

Food Pantry – St. Celestine Pastoral Center 3020 N. 76th Ct. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-2555 Contact: Sister Johanna Treml Distribution is usually the first three Thursdays of the month from 4 to 6 p.m. Check www.stguerinparish.org for schedule changes. Entrance is the door off of the parking lot by the school. Kiwanis Club Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 473-7334 Contact: Gabe Caporale Mont Clare/Elmwood Park Lions Club P.O. Box 35262 Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (847) 845-3566 President: Mitch Kaiser Mont Clare/Leyden Veterans Post #1284 6940 W. Diversey Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 385-8269 Contact: Sonny Bertolino River Park Moose Lodge 2578 8601 W. Fullerton River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-1560

River Grove American Legion Post #335 Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Recreation Center, 8664 Grand Ave., River Grove. For information, call Lorenzo Fiorentino at (708) 606-0742. River Grove Lions Club Contact Lion Brent Leder at (708) 906-5654 for more information or visit lionsclubofrivergroveil.blogspot.com. River Grove Senior Citizens Club River Grove Recreation Center 8664 Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-8000 President: Maryann Sammauro River Grove VFW Dinner meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Recreation Center, 8664 Grand Ave., River Grove. For information, contact Paul Calabrese at (708) 456-3663. River Grove VFW Auxiliary Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Recreation Center, 8664 Grand Ave., River Grove. For information, contact the River Grove village office: (708) 453-8000. River Grove Historical Society and the Friends of River Grove History For information, call (708) 453-8000. The Grand Corridor Chamber of Commerce 11 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-8000 Administrative Assistant: Sandra Sugg Union Park Lodge #610 6910 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 916-6910 Contact: Joe

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Departments & Services ELMWOOD PARK POLICE DEPARTMENT 7420 W. Fullerton Ave. Non-emergency: (708) 453-2137 Emergency: 911 FIRE DEPARTMENT 7 Conti Parkway & 7420 W. Fullerton Ave. Non-emergency: (708) 453-2600 Emergency: 911 ELMWOOD PARK LIBRARY Tiffany Verzani (708) 453-7645 POST OFFICE 7300 W. Fullerton Ave. (708) 453-4390 VILLAGE HALL 11 Conti Pkwy. (708) 452-3900 Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. • New resident information • Pet tags • Building permits • Rental dwelling information • Vehicle stickers • Water/garbage billing • New business Information • Business licenses • Liquor licenses • Zoning codes • Sign permits • Building permits • Notary Services • Senior Services

VILLAGE PRESIDENT Angelo “Skip” Saviano VILLAGE MANAGER Paul Volpe VILLAGE CLERK Gina Pesko TRUSTEES Alan Kaminski Jeff Sargent Angela Stranges Jonathan Zivojnovic Anthony Del Santo Angelo Lollino VILLAGE ATTORNEY Michael K. Durkin DEPARTMENT HEADS Frank Fagiano Chief of Police (708) 452-3924 Mike Terzo Fire Chief (708) 452-3933 Dino Braglia Director of Public Works/Water (708) 452-3945 Alan Schmidt Director of Parks & Recreation (708) 452-3935 Robert Bormann Director of Code Administration (708) 452-3959 John Lannefeld Finance Director (708) 452-3915 SENIOR SERVICES Tina Gordon (708) 452-3962 Laura Bilben (708) 452-3916 WASTE COLLECTION Lakeshore Recycling Systems (773) 685-8811

MONT CLARE POLICE/FIRE Emergency: 911 CITY SERVICES/ NON-EMERGENCY POLICE 311 25TH POLICE DISTRICT 5555 W. Grand Ave. (312) 746-8605 FIRE NON-EMERGENCY (312) 745-3705 CITY TREASURER (312) 744-3356 MAYOR’S OFFICE OF INQUIRY & INFORMATION 311 WATER DEPARTMENT (312) 747-9090

RIVER GROVE POLICE DEPARTMENT 2621 Thatcher Ave. Non-emergency: (708) 453-2121 Emergency: 911 FIRE DEPARTMENT 2621 Thatcher Ave. Non-emergency: (708) 453-1429 Emergency: 911

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RIVER GROVE LIBRARY (708) 453-4484 POST OFFICE 2728 Clinton St. (708) 453-2876 RIVER GROVE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES 2621 Thatcher Ave. (708) 453-8000 www.rivergroveil.gov Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. • New resident information • Pet tags • Building permits • Rental dwelling information • Vehicle stickers • Water/garbage billing • New business Information • Business licenses • Liquor licenses • Zoning codes • Sign permits • Building permits VILLAGE PRESIDENT David Guerin VILLAGE CLERK Marjorie Manchen TRUSTEES Lynn Bjorvik Roger Sewell Bobby Thomas Michele Obaya Katie Muellner Christopher Lilly

DEPARTMENT HEADS Michael Konwinski Chief of Police (708) 453-2121

AT&T – Landline Customer Service (800) 288-2020

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Gottlieb Memorial Hospital 701 W. North Ave. Melrose Park, IL 60160 (708) 681-3200

Brock Leder Director of Public Works (708) 452-7055 John “Bucky” Bjorvik Water Superintendent (708) 452-7055 Joe Hutcheson Building Commissioner (708) 453-8000 WASTE COLLECTION Roy Strom (708) 344-5000

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Houses of Worship ELMWOOD PARK Elmwood Park Community Church 2334 N. 75th Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-4012 Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 7309 W. Fullerton Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-1955 New Horizon Temple 2700 N. Harlem Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-2255 St. Mother Theodore Guerin Catholic Parish – St. Celestine Worship Site 3020 N. 76th Ct. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-2555

Truc Lam Buddhist Temple 2940 75th Court Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 695-5788

MONT CLARE Galewood Community United Church of Christ 1776 N. Narragansett Ave. Chicago, IL 60639 (773) 889-3334 New Life Community Church – Mont Clare 2501 N. Nordica Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 637-2194 St. William Catholic Church 2600 N. Sayre Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 637-6565

RIVER GROVE Bethlehem Lutheran Church 2624 Oak St. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-1113 Grace Church of River Grove 2600 Budd St. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-7016

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River Grove Bible Church 2550 Rhodes Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-1290

Filadelfia Evangelical Free Church 2900 Gustav Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 455-4217

St. Mother Theodore Guerin Catholic Parish – St. Cyprian Worship Site 2601 Clinton St. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-4800

St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church 1530 Jackson Ave. River Forest, IL 60305 (708) 366-7090

NEARBY CHURCHES Faith Baptist Church 2359 Scott St. Melrose Park, IL 60164 (847) 455-0535

Solid Rock Community Church 10459 W. Grand Ave. Melrose Park, IL 60164 (847) 455-4440 The Brook 3105 N. Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (847) 260-8173

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Chicago Area Attractions 360 Chicago (John Hancock Center) 875 N. Michigan Ave., 94th Floor, Chicago (888) 875-8439

Eataly Chicago 43 E. Ohio St., Chicago (312) 521-8700

Adler Planetarium 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago (312) 922-7827

Field Museum of Natural History 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago (312) 922-9410

Allstate Arena (The Wolves) 6920 N. Mannheim Rd., Rosemont (847) 635-6601

Guaranteed Rate Field (White Sox) 333 W. 35th St., Chicago (312) 674-1000

American Girl Place Water Tower Place 835 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago (877) 247-5223 Arie Crown Theater 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., McCormick Place, Chicago (312) 791-6190 The Art Institute of Chicago 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago (312) 443-3600

Illinois Railway Museum 7000 Olson Rd., Union (815) 923-4000

Lincoln Park Zoo 2001 N. Clark St., Chicago (312) 742-2000

Kohl Children’s Museum 2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview (847) 832-6600

Long Grove Historic Village 308 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove (847) 634-0888

Lambs Farm 14245 W. Rockland Rd., Libertyville (847) 362-4636

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago (312) 827-5600

Baha’l House of Worship 100 Linden Ave., Wilmette (847) 853-2300 Brookfield Zoo 8400 W. 31st St., Brookfield (708) 688-8000 Chicago Botanic Gardens 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe (847) 835-5440 Chicago Children’s Museum – Navy Pier 700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago (312) 527-1000 Chicago Symphony Center 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago (312) 294-3000 Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago (312) 642-4600 Cuneo Mansion & Gardens, Loyola AT 1350 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills (847) 362-3042

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Soldier Field (Bears) 1410 S. Museum Campus Dr., Chicago (312) 235-7000

Ravinia Festival Lake Cook and Green Bay Roads, Highland Park (847) 266-5100

Soldier Field (Chicago Fire FC) 1410 S. Museum Campus Dr., Chicago 888-MLS-FIRE

River East Plaza (North Pier) 455 E. Illinois St., Chicago (312) 836-4300 Second City 1616 N. Wells St., Chicago (312) 337-3992

The United Center (Bulls & Blackhawks) 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago (312) 455-4500

Shedd Aquarium 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago (312) 939-2438

Water Tower Place 835 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago (312) 440-3580

Six Flags Great America 1 Great America Pkwy., Gurnee (847) 249-1776

Willis Tower 233 S. Wacker Dr., Chicago (312) 875-0066

Skydeck (See Willis Tower) (312) 875-9696

Wrigley Field (Cubs) 1060 W. Addison St., Chicago (773) 404-2827

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Members – Alphabetical # 3Planets.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 383-6930 Internet Design & Consulting

A Ada’s European Market & Deli . . . . . . . . Grocery Stores & Food Service Providers Adopt-A-Kid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Organizations Alia Drug Testing, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . Medical lab Testing American Signs LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sign & Lighting Contractors American Veterans Community Trust Co. NFP Organizations Arezzo Jewelers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jewelers Armand’s Pizzeria Express . . . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars Arrow Body & Fender . . . . . . . . . . . . . Automotive Services Auto Service 1, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Automotive Services

. . . (708) 453-1613 . . . (773) 237-3097 . . . (708) 320-2334 . . . (708) 632-4031

. . . (773) 745-1244 . . . (708) 456-5200 . . . (708) 456-9424 . . . (773) 777-8811

B BaseHit BBQ . . . . . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars Bella’s Gaming Parlors Belmont Bank & Trust . . . . . . . Financial Institutions Belmont Funeral Home . . . . . . . Funeral Services Best Practice Dental . . . . . . . . Dentists BMA Remodeling Corp . . . . . . . General Construction Contractor Bright Star Care . . . . . . . . . . Caregivers BW Landscaping & Snow Removal . Landscaping & Snow Removal ByLine Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . Financial Institutions

. . . . . . . . (773) 417-7970

. . . . . . . . (773) 589-9500 . . . . . . . . (773) 286-2500 . . . . . . . . (708) 383-3377 . . . . . . . . (773) 510-3169 . . . . . . . . (708) 456-6976 . . . . . . . . (708) 583-9615 . . . . . . . . (312) 980-4134

C Caporale Realty Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 456-1919 Real Estate Services Caroline’s Hair Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-1967 Hair Salons & Spa Services

Catie’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gaming Parlors Chasers Sports Bar & Grill . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars Club Belmont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate . Real Estate Services Compass Self Storage . . . . . . . . . . Self-Storage Facilities Cork Wine Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gaming Parlors Cortland Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . Real Estate Services Crown Trophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trophies & Awards Culver’s of Elmwood Park . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars

. . . . . (618) 781-2893 . . . . . (847) 916-2474 . . . . . (773) 589-2808 . . . . . (708) 878-0289 . . . . . (708) 716-3000 . . . . . (708) 395-5676 . . . . . (708) 452-4242 . . . . . (708) 947-4000 . . . . . (708) 695-5067

D D’Agostino’s River Grove . . . Restaurants & Bars Daily Herald . . . . . . . . . Media Services Del Monico & Trocchio, Ltd. . Dentists Draper and Kramer Mortgage Mortgage Lending Services Draft Bar Chicago . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars Dreyfus Law Group . . . . . . Attorneys

. . . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-3247 . . . . . . . . . . . (847) 427-4677 . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 456-2800 . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 480-6352 . . . . . . . . . . . (773) 417-2516 . . . . . . . . . . . (773) 327-3474

E E&M Auto Body Shop Inc. . . . . . Automotive Services Edelweiss Restaurant . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars Edward Jones . . . . . . . . . . . Financial Planning Services Eggsperience Breakfast & Lunch . Restaurants & Bars Elmcrest Banquets . . . . . . . . . Banquet Services Elms Funeral Home, The . . . . . . Funeral Services Elmwood Park Currency Exchange . Currency Exchanges/Title Loans

. . . . . . . . (708) 453-4444 . . . . . . . . (708) 452-6040 . . . . . . . . (708) 453-8427 . . . . . . . . (773) 865-8185 . . . . . . . . (708) 453-1715 . . . . . . . . (708) 453-1234 . . . . . . . . (708) 453-7234

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Members – Alphabetical Elmwood Park High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 452-7272 High Schools Elmwood Park Public Library . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-7645 Public Libraries Elmwood Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-8241 Plumbing Supplies Evanston Post 42 Organizations

F First Midwest Bank . . . . . . . . . Financial Institutions First Security Trust & Savings Bank Financial Institutions Foss Swim School . . . . . . . . . Swim Instruction Frank’s Barber Shoppe . . . . . . . Barber Shops Fruitful Yield . . . . . . . . . . . . Health Food Store

. . . . . . . . (708) 583-2302 . . . . . . . . (708) 453-3131 . . . . . . . . (708) 695-8100 . . . . . . . . (708) 456-9882 . . . . . . . . (708) 395-5880

G Galewood Tuckpointing & Roofing Co., Inc. . Roofing Contractors Generations at Elmwood Park . . . . . . . Acute Care/Assisted Living Communities Gentle Touch Carpet Cleaning . . . . . . . Cleaning Services George Nottoli and Son, Inc. . . . . . . . . Grocery Stores & Food Service Providers Grand Eye Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Optical Services Great Lakes Home Mortgage . . . . . . . . Mortgage Lending Services Gringo & Blondie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars Guerin Prep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High Schools

. . . . (708) 452-7900 . . . . (708) 452-9200 . . . . (708) 525-6486 . . . . (773) 589-1010 . . . . (708) 583-1100 . . . . (312) 375-6338 . . . . (708) 716-3390 . . . . (708) 437-4820

H Hala Kahiki . . . . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars Hoyne Savings Bank . . . . . . Financial Institutions Hugar Foot & Ankle Specialists Podiatrists Huntington Bank . . . . . . . . Financial Institutions

. . . . . . . . . . (708) 456-3222 . . . . . . . . . . (773) 889-7575 . . . . . . . . . . (708) 452-6100 . . . . . . . . . . (708) 456-4700

I Illinois Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (630) 290-4280 Medical Training Classes Inclusive Insight Psychotherapy & Consulting . . . (708) 628-7345 Therapy & Counseling Services Indian Boundary Golf Course . . . . . . . . . . . . (773) 625-9630 Golf Courses

J Jaeger Wealth Advisors, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-6070 Financial Planning Services Jim & Pete’s Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-5204 Restaurants & Bars

K K2 Creative, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . Internet Design & Consulting Katt’s Muffler & Auto Service . . . . Automotive Services Kiwanis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Organizations Konica Minolta Business Solutions . Business Solutions KSR, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roofing Contractors

. . . . . . . . (630) 362-5472 . . . . . . . . (773) 745-0708 . . . . . . . .(773)/237-3097 . . . . . . . . (630) 271-6938 . . . . . . . . (847) 845-3566

L Laborers Local One . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Labor Union Larry’s Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Plumbing Contractors Law Offices of Gabriel M. Caporale . . . . . . . Attorneys Leonard and Associates CPAs . . . . . . . . . . Accounting Services Leyden Family Service and Mental Health Center Therapy & Counseling Services Little Magnolia’s Child Care Center . . . . . . . Child Care Centers Lock-Up – River Grove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Self-Storage Facilities LPL Financial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Financial Planning Services

. (773) 380-0001 . (847) 455-4150 . (312) 622-1202 . (708) 456-9122 . (847) 451-5077 . (708) 395-5939 . (708) 344-1170 . (708) 567-7240

M Manor Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-1868 Printing & Graphic Support Maria’s Mexican Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . (773) 622-2277 Restaurants & Bars

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Members – Alphabetical Massa Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars MCEP Lions Club . . . . . . . . . . . . Organizations Megtek Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HVAC Contractors MGO Financial Services . . . . . . . . Insurance Agencies Midwest Bird & Exotic Animal Hospital . Veterinarians Monkeys Wrench, Inc. . . . . . . . . . Plumbing Contractors

. . . . . . (708) 583-1111 . . . . . . (630) 779-5656 . . . . . . (773) 569-0698 . . . .(708) 453-8361 x14 . . . . . . (708) 453-8181 . . . . . . (630) 624-6665

. . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 452-2255 . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-8242 . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 456-2322 . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 366-2300 . . . . . . . . . . . . (773) 625-6280

O Oak Park Area Association of Realtors . . . . . . Organizations Oak Park Arms Retirement Community . . . . . Acute Care/Assisted Living Communities Oak-Leyden Developmental Services . . . . . . Organizations Old Second National Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . Financial Institutions Old World Brick Paving/Old World Snow and Ice . Brick Paving/Snow Removal

. (708) 386-0150 . (708) 386-4040 . (708) 524-1050 . (773) 664-0627 . (708) 453-2243

P Paldo Sign & Display . . . . . . . Sign & Lighting Contractors Pan American Bank . . . . . . . Financial Institutions Parise Preferred Podiatry . . . . Podiatrists Park Animal Hospital . . . . . . . Veterinarians Park Place Dental . . . . . . . . Dentists Park’s Plumbing and Sewer, Inc. . Plumbing Contractors

. . . . (847) 455-8978 . . . . (773) 637-4441 . . . . (708) 452-4544 . . . . (708) 456-2266 . . . . (708) 223-8598

Q Quasthoff’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 456-7890 Florists

N New Horizon Temple . . . . Religious Institutions New Star Restaurant . . . . Restaurants & Bars NovaCare Physical Therapy Physical Therapy Novick Orthodontics P.C. . . Orthodontists Nuzzo Plumbing . . . . . . Plumbing Contractors

Permidt Engineering, Ltd. . . . . . . . . . Plumbing Contractors Peterson-Bassi Chapels . . . . . . . . . . Funeral Services Picket Fence Daycare and Learning Center Child Care Centers The Printing Station . . . . . . . . . . . . Printing & Graphic Support Purple Penguin Enterprises, LLC . . . . . . Promotional Product Providers

. . . . . . . . . (708) 456-1711 . . . . . . . . . (708) 865-5700 . . . . . . . . . (312) 825-2525 . . . . . . . . . (708) 452-7275 . . . . . . . . . (708) 453-7275 . . . . . . . . . (847) 676-1931

R Relay for Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Organizations reNew Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wellness Residential Cleaning by Maggie . . . . . . Cleaning Services Right at Home – Oak Park/Chicago . . . . Caregivers River Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars River Elm Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . Real Estate Services River Grove Lions Club . . . . . . . . . . . Organizations River Grove Public Library . . . . . . . . . Public Libraries River Grove School Education Foundation . Organizations Roy Strom Refuse Removal Service, Inc. . . Waste Management & Disposal Services Royal Garden Banquets (Saraniecki Bros.) . Banquet Services Royal Garden Banquets & Catering, Inc. . . Banquet Services Russell’s BBQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Restaurants & Bars

. . . . (773) 848-5151 . . . . (773) 517-6323 . . . . (773) 213-7627 . . . . (708) 445-6000 . . . . (708) 452-1200 . . . . (708) 456-9200 . . . . (708) 779-5242 . . . . (708) 453-4484 . . . . (708) 574-1474 . . . . (630) 469-5005 . . . . (708) 453-1998 . . . . (312) 975-4725 . . . . (708) 453-7065

S Sabrina’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 395-5902 Gaming Parlors Salerno’s Galewood Chapels . . . . . . . . . . . . (773) 889-1700 Funeral Services Schnack Financial Group, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . (708) 386-2790 Financial Planning Services 2020 COMMUNITY GUIDE

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Members – Alphabetical Seph’s Sweets Bakeries Sergio & Banks Real Estate Real Estate Services Serrelli’s Food Service Grocery Stores & Food Service Providers Sheridan-Carroll Charitable Works Fund, Inc. Organizations Sherwin Williams Paint & Supply Stores Shoeless Joe’s Ale House & Grille Restaurants & Bars Short Fuse Brewing Company Restaurants & Bars SLL Management Company Real Estate Services Smart Smiles Dentists Smith and Smith, Attorneys at Law Attorneys Spathies Insurance Agency Insurance Agencies SpecialT Unlimited Promotional Product Providers Spina, McGuire & Okal Attorneys St. Celestine School Elementary Schools St. Vincent Ferrer School Elementary Schools Standard Fence Company Fencing Contractors Starbucks Restaurants & Bars Stella’s Place Gaming Parlors Stella’s Place #2 Gaming Parlors Sway Bar Restaurants & Bars

(708) 453-0266 (773) 625-7653 (773) 237-7530 (773) 237-4937 (773) 889-4666 (847) 296-5760 (847) 260-5044 (312) 656-4008

(708) 456-4500 (708) 453-0000 (708) 449-5550 (708) 453-2800 (708) 453-8234

(847) 982-9516 (847) 268-4964 (847)/268-4964 (847) 260-5142

(708)/771-8383 (708) 456-0300

U (847) 455-7277 (708) 453-1111 (630) 918-5969 (708) 402-9328

V Victorio’s Barber Salon Barber Shops Victory Centre of Galewood Acute Care/Assisted Living Communities Village Auto Body & Towing Automotive Services Vinyl Touch Graphics, Inc. Printing & Graphic Support Visiting Angels of Elmwood Park Caregivers

(708) 453-3899 (773) 385-5002 (847) 671-0100 (708) 452-2815 (708) 395-7992

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(708) 771-5905 (773) 836-4650

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Underpass Restaurant and Lounge Restaurants & Bars Union Tap Restaurants & Bars Unity in Community Foundation, The Organizations US Bank Financial Institutions

(773) 745-8300

T ThariyilTech Consulting Service Computer Services Tidal Commerce Credit Card Processing & Merchant Services Tiny Tap Restaurants & Bars

Tri Cafe Restaurants & Bars Trinity High School High Schools Triton College Colleges & Universities

Walkers Bar & Grill Restaurants & Bars We Smile Dental Dentists Weichert Realtors – All Pro Real Estate Services Weichert Realtors – All Pro Real Estate Services West Cook YMCA Organizations Wintrust-Mont Clare Financial Institutions

(312) 771-7113 (773) 237-8855 (773) 637-6500 (708) 452-7653 (708) 383-5200 (773) 622-5301

(708) 583-1022 (630) 932-1661 x1150 (708) 716-3946

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Members by Category Accounting Services Leonard and Associates CPAs Michael Leonard 1010 Lake St., Ste. 102 Oak Park, IL 60301 (708) 456-9122 www.leonard-cpas.com

Acute Care/Assisted Living Communities Generations at Elmwood Park John Hurley 7733 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-9200 www.generationselmwoodpark.com Oak Park Arms Retirement Community Moses Williams 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 386-4040 www.oakparkarms.com Victory Centre of Galewood Austlyn Uteg 2370 N. Newcastle Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 385-5002 www.pathwaysl.com

Attorneys Dreyfus Law Group Antonio Rebolledo 2040 N. Harlem Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (773) 327-3474 www.dreyfuslawgroup.com Law Offices of Gabriel M. Caporale Gabriel M. Caporale 7646 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (312) 622-1202 www.caporalelaw.com Smith and Smith, Attorneys at Law Bart A. Smith 8259 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-4500 www.2smithlaw.com

Spina, McGuire & Okal John Spina 7610 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-2800 www.smolaw.com

Automotive Services Arrow Body & Fender Joe Bellocchio 7536 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-9424 www.arrowbodyandfender.com Auto Service 1, Inc. Carlos Zepeda 3301 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 777-8811 http://autoservice1chicago.com E&M Auto Body Shop Inc. Emil Falek 3120 River Rd. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-4444 www.eandmautoservice.com Katt’s Muffler & Auto Service Mark Thompson 6757 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 745-0708 Village Auto Body & Towing Joe Lena 9344 W. Byron St. Schiller Park, IL 60176 (847) 671-0100 www.villagetow.com

Bakeries Seph’s Sweets Rodica Popa 12 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-0266 www.sweetandsimplebakery.com

Banquet Services Elmcrest Banquets Al & Jim Biancalana 7370 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-1715 www.elmcrestbanquets.com Royal Garden Banquets (Saraniecki Bros.) Walter Saraniecki, Jr. 4720 W. Armitage Chicago, IL 60639 (708) 453-1998 www.gardenbanquets.com Royal Garden Banquets & Catering, Inc. Diego Espinoza 2515 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (312) 975-4725 www.royalgardenhall.com

Barber Shops Frank’s Barber Shoppe Frank Shemitraku 7308 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-9882 Victorio’s Barber Salon Victorio Occhino 7900 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-3899

Brick Paving/Snow Removal Old World Brick Paving/Old World Snow and Ice Frank Calistro 3060 N. River Rd. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-2243 http://oldworldbrickpaving.com

Business Solutions Konica Minolta Business Solutions Stephen Subach 2001 Butterfield Rd., Ste. 900 Downers Grove, IL 60515 (630) 271-6938 www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us

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Members by Category Caregivers Bright Star Care Jesse Del Angel 7504 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-6976 www.brightstarcare.com Right at Home – Oak Park/Chicago Robert Stelletello 7000 W. North Ave., Ste. 1A Chicago, IL 60707 (708) 445-6000 http://rahoakparkchicago.net Visiting Angels of Elmwood Park Karen Butzen 2117 N. 75th Ct. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 395-7992 www.visitingangels.com

Child Care Centers Little Magnolia’s Child Care Center Heather Mayes 7316 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 395-5939 www.littlemagnoliaschildcare.com Picket Fence Daycare and Learning Center Toni Chakchay 36 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-4544 www.picketfencelearningcenter.com

Cleaning Services Gentle Touch Carpet Cleaning Peter Leopold 1710 N. 79th Ct. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 525-6486 Residential Cleaning by Maggie Magdalena Zylinska Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (773) 213-7627 elmwoodmaggie@att.net

Colleges & Universities Triton College Colleen Rockafellow 2000 Fifth Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-0300 www.triton.edu

Computer Services ThariyilTech Consulting Service Shyamkumar Narayana 2921 N. 76th Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 583-1022 www.thariyiltech.com

Credit Card Processing & Merchant Services Tidal Commerce Carmine Sementa 2625 Butterfield Rd., Ste. #213W Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 932-1661 x1150 www.tidalpay.com

Currency Exchanges/Title Loans Elmwood Park Currency Exchange Violet 7300 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-7234 www.mycurrencyexchange.com

Dentists Best Practice Dental Yuliana Robles 7234 W. North Ave., Ste. 202 Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 383-3377 www.bestpracticedental.com Del Monico & Trocchio, Ltd. Frank Trocchio 7310 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-2800 www.delmonicotrocchio.com

Park Place Dental Dr. Genta DDS 7702 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-7275 www.parkplacedental-il.com Smart Smiles Dr. Vesna Sutter 7728 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (773) 745-8300 www.mysmartsmiles.com We Smile Dental Zu-Zu 7124 W. Diversey Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 237-8855 www.wesmiledental.com

Elementary Schools St. Celestine School Sheila Klich 3017 N. 77th Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-8234 www.stcelestineschool.org St. Vincent Ferrer School Judy Bolton 1515 N. Lathrop Ave. River Forest, IL 60305 (708) 771-5905 www.svfschool.org

Fencing Contractors Standard Fence Company Mike Kersch 2723 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 836-4650 www.standardfencing.com

Financial Institutions Belmont Bank & Trust Alejandra Ledezma 8250 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 589-9500 www.belmontbanktrust.com

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Members by Category ByLine Bank Fernando Higareda 7455 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (312) 980-4134 www.plazabankillinois.com First Midwest Bank Danielle Villalpando 8383 W. Belmont Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 583-2302 www.firstmidwest.com First Security Trust & Savings Bank Laurie Shaw 7315 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-3131 www.fstsb.com Hoyne Savings Bank Joel DeLeon 7001 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60707-2199 (773) 889-7575 www.hoyne.com Huntington Bank James Angelico 501 W. North Ave. Melrose Park, IL 60160 (708) 456-4700 www.firstmerit.com Old Second National Bank Tom Jackson 6400 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 664-0627 www.oldsecond.com Pan American Bank Frank Cerrone 1440 W. North Ave. Melrose Park, IL 60160 (708) 865-5700 www.panamerbank.com US Bank Damig Ramos 7312 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 402-9328 www.usbank.com

Wintrust-Mont Clare Kallie Callahan 3050 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 622-5301 www.wintrustbank.com

Financial Planning Services Edward Jones Joe Perino 7716 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-8427 www.edwardjones.com Jaeger Wealth Advisors, LLC Dean S. Jaeger 7708 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-6070 www.deanjaeger.com LPL Financial Robert Eberlin 5600 N. River Rd., Ste. #800 Rosemont, IL 60018 (708) 567-7240 www.lplfinancial.lpl.com Schnack Financial Group, Inc. Bill Diebold 227 South Blvd., Front A Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 386-2790 www.schnackfinancial.com

Florists Quasthoff’s Katie Muellner 8125 Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-7890 https://www.quasthoffs.com

Funeral Services Belmont Funeral Home John Bassi 7120 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 286-2500 www.belmontfuneralhome.com

Elms Funeral Home, The Michael Rominski 7600 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-1234 www.elmsfhc.com Peterson-Bassi Chapels John Bassi 1 6938 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 637-4441 www.petersonfuneralhome.com Salerno’s Galewood Chapels Joe Salerno 1857 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 889-1700 www.salernofuneralhomes.com

Gaming Parlors Bella’s Tony Arena 7817 W. Belmont Elmwood Park, IL 60707 Catie’s Jessica Lowe 8313 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (618) 781-2893 http://illinoisvideoslots.com Cork Wine Bar Linda Giordano 8905 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 395-5676 Sabrina’s Rickie Scali 2446 N. Harlem Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 395-5902 http://sabrinasgamingcafe.com Stella’s Place Renata Burza 7230 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (847) 268-4964 www.playstellas.com

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Members by Category Stella’s Place #2 Renata Burza 3101 Thatcher Ave. River Grove, IL 60171-1005 (847)/268-4964 www.playstellas.com

General Construction Contractor BMA Remodeling Corp Dan Bogojevich 5 Surrey Lemont, IL 60439 (773) 510-3169

Golf Courses Indian Boundary Golf Course Nick Rash 8600 W. Forest Preserve Dr. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 625-9630 http://indianboundary.forestpreservegolf.com

Grocery Stores & Food Service Providers Ada’s European Market & Deli Adrianna 8301 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-1613 http://adasdeli.com George Nottoli and Son, Inc. Charlene Nottoli 7652 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 589-1010 http://nottoli.com Serrelli’s Food Service Patti Serrelli Hereau 6454 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 237-7530 http://serrellisfinerfoods.com

Hair Salons & Spa Services Caroline’s Hair Design Tim Rumani 12 1/2 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-1967 http://carolineshairdesign.com

Health Food Store Fruitful Yield Kathy Hoffmeyer 7230 W. North Ave., Ste. 100 Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 395-5880 http://fruitfulyield.com

High Schools Elmwood Park High School Jim Jennings 8201 W. Fullerton Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-7272 www.epcusd401.org Guerin Prep Nancy Konrath 8001 W. Belmont River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 437-4820 www.guerinprep.org Trinity High School Patti Williams 7574 W. Division River Forest, IL 60305 (708)/771-8383 www.trinityhs.org

HVAC Contractors Megtek Inc. Brian Witek 1922 74th Ct. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (773) 569-0698

Insurance Agencies

Spathies Insurance Agency George & Laura Jean Spathies 34 W. Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-0000 www.spathiesinsuranceagency.com

Internet Design & Consulting 3Planets.com Alex Jacobs P.O. Box 21 Forest Park, IL 60130-0021 (708) 383-6930 www.3planets.com K2 Creative, Inc. Kira Kornecki 2620 Ginger Woods Dr. Aurora, IL 60502-7419 (630) 362-5472 www.k2chicago.com

Jewelers Arezzo Jewelers Arezzo Jewelers 3118 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 745-1244 www.arezzojewelers.com

Labor Union Laborers Local One Peter Fosco 8618 W. Catalpa Ave., Ste. 1101 Chicago, IL 60656 (773) 380-0001 www.laborerslocalone.com

Landscaping & Snow Removal BW Landscaping & Snow Removal Witold Bzdula P.O. Box 350120 Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 583-9615

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Members by Category Media Services

Organizations

Daily Herald Kurt A. Kuras 95 W. Algonquin Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60005 (847) 427-4677 www.dailyherald.com

Adopt-A-Kid Rosanne Eiternick 2939 N. Newland Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 237-3097

Medical lab Testing Alia Drug Testing, LLC Alfonso Aquino 7036 Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (708) 320-2334 www.aliadrugtesting.com

American Veterans Community Trust Co. NFP John Machonga P.O. Box 1359 Hines, IL 60141 http://amerivetctc.org

Medical Training Classes

Evanston Post 42 James Brusek 1030 Central St. Evanston, IL 60201 www.evanstonpost42.com

Illinois Safety Joe Witz 14 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (630) 290-4280 www.illinoissafety.com

Kiwanis Gabe Caporale P.O. Box 475 River Grove, IL 60171 (773)/237-3097 www.kiwanis.org

Mortgage Lending Services Draper and Kramer Mortgage Julie Braglia 224 S. Marion St. Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 480-6352 http://dkmortgage.com/braglia Great Lakes Home Mortgage Teresa Giannini 1030 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. 210 Park Ridge, IL 60068 (312) 375-6338 www.greatlakeshomemortgage.com

Optical Services Grand Eye Care Dr. Grant Miller Dr. Eva Shabo 8362 Grand Ave.. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 583-1100 www.mygrandeye.com

MCEP Lions Club Jo-Ann Caliendo President P.O. Box 35262 Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (630) 779-5656 www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/ montclareelmwoodpark Oak Park Area Association of Realtors Michelle Kelly 212 Marion St. Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 386-0150 http://oakparkrealtors.org Oak-Leyden Developmental Services Mackenzie Riley 411 Chicago Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 524-1050 www.oak-leyden.org Relay for Life Noreen Lundin 2638 N. 75th Ct. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (773) 848-5151 www.relayforlife.org/elmwoodpk

River Grove Lions Club David Kasprak P.O. Box 15 River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 779-5242 http://lionsclubofrivergroveil.blogspot.com River Grove School Education Foundation Sherri Zentner 2650 Thatcher Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 574-1474 www.rgsed.com Sheridan-Carroll Charitable Works Fund, Inc. Bob Bomba 2015 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 237-4937 www.feedchicago.org Unity in Community Foundation, The Tom Brimie 3019 Emerson St. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (630) 918-5969 www.theunityincommunity.org West Cook YMCA Paige Clincy 255 S. Marion St. Oak Park, IL 60302 (708) 383-5200 www.westcookymca.org

Orthodontists Novick Orthodontics P.C. Maryann Cartina 7351 W. North Ave. River Forest, IL 60305 (708) 366-2300 www.novickorthodontics.com

Paint & Supply Stores Sherwin Williams Kevin M Baker 1701 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 889-4666 www.sherwinwilliams.com

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Members by Category Physical Therapy NovaCare Physical Therapy Terry Stanek 7230 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-2322 www.novacare.com

Plumbing Contractors Larry’s Plumbing Herman Ray Saylor 2316 N. 17th St. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 455-4150 http://larrysplumbing.net Monkeys Wrench, Inc. Michael Surmin 8401 W. Brodman Chicago, IL 60656 (630) 624-6665 Nuzzo Plumbing Len Nuzzo 8619 W. Leland Chicago, IL 60656 (773) 625-6280 www.nuzzoplumbing.com Park’s Plumbing and Sewer, Inc. Jessical Caldero 8121 N. Lawndale Skokie, IL 60076 (847) 676-1931 http://parksplumbingandsewer.com Permidt Engineering, Ltd. John Persino 10224 Franklin Ave. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 455-8978 https://www.permidtengineering.com

Plumbing Supplies Elmwood Supply Andy McCandles 7306 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-8241 www.elmsply.com

Podiatrists Hugar Foot & Ankle Specialists Dr. Donald Hugar 1614 N. Harlem Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-6100 www.hugarfootclinic.com

Public Libraries Elmwood Park Public Library Tiffany Verzani 1 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-7645 www.elmwoodparklibrary.org

Parise Preferred Podiatry Dr. Dan Parise 7310 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (312) 825-2525 www.parisepodiatry.com

River Grove Public Library Jorge Perez 8638 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-4484 www.rivergrovelibrary.org

Printing & Graphic Support

Real Estate Services

Manor Press Jack Ross P.O. Box 32 River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-1868 http://manorpressprinting.com The Printing Station Tom Cleary 7430 W. Grand Ave., Ste. B Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-2266 www.theprintingstation.com

Caporale Realty Group Gabe Caporale 7646 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-1919 www.caporalerealty.com Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Lynn Bjorvik 6400 N. Northwest Hwy. Chicago, IL 60631 (708) 878-0289 www.lynnbjorvik.cbintouch.com

Vinyl Touch Graphics, Inc. Anthony Lanzito 2638 Davisson St. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 452-2815 http://vtgmidwest.com

Cortland Properties William Samatas 7612 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-4242 www.cortlandproperties.com

Promotional Product Providers

River Elm Properties Jonathan Zivojnovic 47 W. Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-9200 www.riverelmproperties.com

Purple Penguin Enterprises, LLC Mary Ann Paolantonio 1503 Rice St. Melrose Park, IL 60160 (708) 223-8598 www.purplepenguinpromos.com SpecialT Unlimited Carli Baldo 4835 W. Butterfield Rd. Hillside, IL 60162 (708) 449-5550 www.specialtunlimited.com

Sergio & Banks Real Estate Grace Sergio 8206 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 625-7653 www.sergioandbanks.com

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Members by Category SLL Management Company Leonard Vihnanek 8259 W.Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (312) 656-4008 Weichert Realtors – All Pro Mary Alvord 7134 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 637-6500 www.allprohomes.com Weichert Realtors – All Pro George Ristau 7747 W. Belmont Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-7653 www.allprohomes.com

Religious Institutions New Horizon Temple Rev. David Sagil 2700 N. Harlem Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-2255 www.nhtupc.com

Restaurants & Bars Armand’s Pizzeria Express Michelle Barone 7650 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 456-5200 www.armandspizzeriaexpress.com BaseHit BBQ Anthony Garland 6606 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 417-7970 www.basehitbbq.com Chasers Sports Bar & Grill Peter Dalamangas 4255 Old River Rd. Schiller Park, IL 60176 (847) 916-2474 http://chasersbar.com Club Belmont John Kola 7844 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 589-2808

Culver’s of Elmwood Park Nate 7542 W. Grand Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 695-5067 www.culvers.com D’Agostino’s River Grove Scott D’Agostino 3131 Thatcher Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 453-3247 http://dagsdelivers.com Draft Bar Chicago Teresa Giannini 8221 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL 60634 (773) 417-2516 www.draftbarchicago.com Edelweiss Restaurant Mr. Matthew Kosch 7650 W. Irving Park Rd. Norridge, IL 60706 (708) 452-6040 http://edelweissdining.com Eggsperience Breakfast & Lunch Kelly Graffe 16 Conti Pkwy. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (773) 865-8185 https://www.eggsperiencecafe.com/ location/elmwood-park Gringo & Blondie Angelo Lollino 7514 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 716-3390 www.gringoandblondie.com Hala Kahiki James Oppedisano 2834 River Rd. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-3222 www.chicagotikibar.com Jim & Pete’s Restaurant Michael Bucchianeri 7806 North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-5204 www.jimandpetes.com

Maria’s Mexican Restaurant Ricardo Braglia 1905 N. Harlem Ave. Chicago, IL 60707 (773) 622-2277 www.mariasmexicanrestaurant.com Massa Cafe Angelo Lollino 7434 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 583-1111 www.massacafe.com New Star Restaurant Jinny Zhao 7444 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-8242 www.newstarrestaurant.com River Cafe 2826 N. Thatcher Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 452-1200 www.rivercafeandbar.com Russell’s BBQ Ben Tapia 1621 Thatcher Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-7065 www.russellsbarbecue.com Shoeless Joe’s Ale House & Grille Joe Macchitelli 4926 N. River Rd. Schiller Park, IL 60176 (847) 296-5760 www.shoelessjoesalehouse.com Short Fuse Brewing Company Carrie Reamer 5000 N. River Rd. Schiller Park, IL 60176 (847) 260-5044 www.shortfusebrewing.com Starbucks Gregory Kopec 8359 Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (847) 982-9516 www.starbucks.com

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Members by Category Sway Bar Sway Gabhawala 9420 Irving Park Rd. Schiller Park, IL 60176 (847) 260-5142 Tiny Tap Jim Monahan 7648 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 716-3946 Tri Cafe Bob Gradowski 2000 5th Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (847) 774-6173 Underpass Restaurant and Lounge David B Guerin 9400 W. Grand Ave. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 455-7277 http://underpasslounge.com Union Tap John Tate 7707 Westwood Dr. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-1111 Walkers Bar & Grill Peter Mazzone 8166 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (312) 771-7113 www.walkersbargrill.com

Roofing Contractors Galewood Tuckpointing & Roofing Co., Inc. Galewood Tuckpointing 2641 Davisson St. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 452-7900 www.galewood.com KSR, Inc. Mitch Kaiser 927 S. Braintree Dr. Schaumburg, IL 60193 (847) 845-3566

Self-Storage Facilities Compass Self Storage Carlos Quezada 3000 River Rd. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 716-3000 http://compassselfstorgae.com Lock-Up – River Grove Takieha 1820 N. First Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 344-1170 www.thelockup.com

Sign & Lighting Contractors American Signs LLC Paul Kenna 1440 W. North Ave., Ste. 303A Melrose Park, IL 60160 (708) 632-4031 www.americansignsllc.com Paldo Sign & Display Madeline Paldo 8110 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 (708) 456-1711 www.paldosigns.com

Swim Instruction Foss Swim School Stacy Duncan 1850 N. Harlem Ave., #100 Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 695-8100 www.fossswimschool.com

Therapy & Counseling Services Inclusive Insight Psychotherapy & Consulting LCSW Heather Holzhauser 6832 West North Ave., #4B Chicago, IL 60707 (708) 628-7345 www.inclusiveinsightpsychotherapy.com

Leyden Family Service and Mental Health Center Bruce Sewick 10001 Grand Ave. Franklin Park, IL 60131 (847) 451-5077 www.leydenfamilyservice.org

Trophies & Awards Crown Trophy Lora Collins 19 E. 31st St. LaGrange Park, IL 60526 (708) 947-4000 www.crowntrophy.com

Veterinarians Midwest Bird & Exotic Animal Hospital Brianna Copeland 7510 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 453-8181 www.midwestexotichospital.com Park Animal Hospital Dr. Kyuhun Park DVM 2540 N. Harlem Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (708) 452-7275 www.parkanimalhospital.com

Waste Management & Disposal Services Roy Strom Refuse Removal Service, Inc. Edward McCormick 1201 Greenwood Ave. Maywood, IL 60153 (630) 469-5005 www.roystrom.com

Wellness reNew Studio Nicole Braglia 7534 W. North Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707 (773) 517-6323 www.renewstudiollc.com

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Advertiser Index A Karrasel Child Care Centers.......................................................19

Maria’s Mexican Restaurant..........................................................32

Amato’s Pizzeria.............................................................................30

MegTek, Inc......................................................................................7

American Signs LLC.......................................................................17

MGO Financial Services...................................................................3

Arrow Body & Fender Service Inc....................................................6

Mont Clare/Elmwood Park Lions Club...........................................34

B.W. Landscaping & Snow Removal, Inc.......................................23

New Horizon Temple......................................................................24

Belmont Funeral Home / Peterson Bassi Chapels.........................11

New Star Restaurant.....................................................................29

Best Practice Dental..................................................................3, 35

Novick Orthodontics.......................................................................37

Bethesda Rehab & Senior Care.....................................................37

Nuzzo Sewer & Plumbing..............................................................17

Caira Super Service, Inc.................................................................12

Oak Park Arms................................................................................37

Caporale Realty Group...................................................................14

Oak-Leyden....................................................................................34

Catie’s Slots and Video Poker........................................................30

Pan American Bank & Trust...........................................................15

Cork Wine Bar................................................................................32

Permidt Engineering Ltd...................................................................5

Cortland Properties Incorporated...................................................17

Picket Fence Day Care & Learning Center.....................................19

D’Agostino’s Pizza and Pub............................................................29

Quasthoff’s Flowers.........................................................................8

D&R Press......................................................................................25

Relay for Life of Leyden & Norwood Townships.............................7

Da Luciano Pizza and Pasta...........................................................29

Rhodes School...............................................................................18

Edward Jones..................................................................................6

River Elm Properties.........................................................................4

Eggsperience..................................................................................31

River Grove School.........................................................................18

Elmcrest Banquets and Catering...................................................32

River Grove School Education Foundation.....................................20

Elmwood Park Currency Exchange.................................................10

Rosario D. Salerno and Sons Funeral Homes..................................6

Elmwood Park Public Library..........................................................20

Royal Garden / Garden Manor.......................................................33

Elmwood Supply............................................................................25

Schnack Financial Group, Inc. .........................................................3

First Security Trust and Savings Bank............................................52

Seph’s Sweets................................................................................33

Gabriel Coporale Law Office..........................................................27

Serrelli’s Finer Foods......................................................................32

Galewood Tuckpointing and Roofing...............................................8

Shoeless Joe’s Ale House & Grille................................................30

Generations at Elmwood Park.......................................................36

Spathies Insurance..........................................................................9

Grand Eye Care..............................................................................36

Spina, McGuire & Okal, P.C..............................................................9

Grand Tire and Auto Service..........................................................12

St. Celestine School.......................................................................19

Great Lakes Home Mortgage...........................................................3

The Grand Stand Pizza...................................................................33

Hugar Foot and Ankle Specialist...................................................36

The Lockup Self Storage................................................................27

Jim and Pete’s Restaurant.............................................................28

The Printing Station.........................................................................3

JKS Ventures, Inc. / D&P Construction Co., Inc...............................2

Tinto & Tapas.................................................................................31

Kaiser Roofing................................................................................25

Triton College.................................................................................20

Katt’s Muffler & Auto Repair Inc....................................................12

Underpass Lounge.........................................................................33

Lincoln Tech....................................................................................19

We Smile Dental............................................................................37

Manor Press...................................................................................17

Wintrust Bank - Mont Clare...........................................................17 2020 COMMUNITY GUIDE

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First Security Trust and Savings Bank "A community bank for all your banking needs."

Serving the community since 1946 OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK • 4 DRIVE-IN LANES DRIVE-THRU ATM • TRAVEL SERVICES LOBBY OPEN ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY A FULL SERVICE BANK

(708) 453-3131 (773) 625-3300 www.fstsb.com

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