More than 80 members and guests of the Forest Park Chamber of Commerce attended the chamber’s Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 13 in the third-floor Grand Room of the Park District building. Attendees brought food and more than $200 in cash donations for the Forest Park Food Pantry, said Executive Director Laurie Kokenes.

Deb Dworman of deedee and edie clothing boutique at 7415 W. Madison St. was elected chamber president.

Other officers elected

Larry Piekarz (Park District of Forest Park) – 1st Vice President

Rob McAdam (McAdam Landscaping) – 2nd Vice President

Erik Fjeldstad (Forest Park National Bank & Trust) – Treasurer

Kokenes said the Chamber will sponsor an indoor sidewalk sale on Jan. 20, 21, 22.

Jean Lotus

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