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The Historical Society of Forest Park would like to thank the many sponsors who have recently taken part in its most recent fundraiser: Forest Parkopoly. This fundraiser is an actual board game modeled off of the famous Monopoly game. Those area businesses, organizations, and families that have agreed to participate are:

The Forest Park Chamber of Commerce, The Forest Park Kiwanis Club, Forest Park National Bank, Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Healy’s Westside, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Madison Commons Condominium Association, Forest Agency, Park District of Forest Park, Circle Bowling Lanes, Forest Park Review, Lenore Koca of State Farm Insurance, Altenheim, Louie’s Grill, Forest Park Public Library, Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, Village of Forest Park, Haymarket Martyrs, Concordia Cemetery, Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn Funeral Home, Todd and Holland Tea Merchants, Forest Park Community Garden, Amelia’s, Caff De Luca, Everett and Associates, Everett Wealth Solutions, Forest Park Police Department, Zimmerman-Hartnett Funeral Home, Brown Cow Ice Cream Shop, Forest Park Review, Consolidated Auto Service, Inc., Starship Sub Restaurant and Catering, Mohr Oil Co., Anthony J. Garreffa O.D, Fat Duck Tavern and Grill, Fenwick High School, Allium Press of Chicago, Sharon O’Shea, Ken and Diane Knack, Andrew Cooper and Michelle Woehrle, Sally Cody Family, and Herman Ziebell Family.

The Historical Society is pleased to announce that there are no more spaces available for purchase, but if individuals, families, businesses/organizations are interested in having their name placed on the game, they can still purchase a patron ad for $50 by reserving their spot in the center of the game board by 5 pm on Friday, Sept. 7. Anyone interested needs to contact Diane Grah at 708-232-3747 and a check can be made to: The Historical Society of Forest Park and dropped off at Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore located at 7419 Madison St. The games will be made available for purchase during the Madison Street Holiday Walk in November for $25. Thank you Forest Park for your support!

The Historical Society Board of Directors