Chamber of Commerce & Development members:

The Forest Park Chamber of Commerce & Development and the village of Forest Park seeking nominations for the 22nd annual Forest Park PRIDE Awards, which are annually presented to commercial and residential property owners who have shown pride in Forest Park by making a significant investment in their property. Awards will be presented at the Forest Park Chamber of Commerce & Development Annual Meeting on May 4.

Return the form to the chamber or the village as listed below.

Nominees are judged on the following criteria:

Commercial: Economic impact, amount of investment, aesthetic impact, innovative

nature, tax effect (sales/real estate) and ripple effect.

Residential: Neighborhood impact, amount of investment, aesthetic impact and innovative nature.

Provide the nominee’s name, address, phone number, and reason for nomination

Return the form to one of the following no later than April 6, which is next Wednesday:

Laurie Kokenes, Forest Park Chamber, 7344 W. Madison St., 708-366-2543, 708-366-3373 (fax) or email

Vanessa Moritz, Village of Forest Park, 517 Desplaines Ave., 708-615-6202, 708-488-0361 (fax) or email

Or visit to find the nominating form.