Announcements

Christmas in the Village began with a great breakfast prepared by the Fire Department in the Elementary School Cafeteria. Over thirty-five crafters sold gift items from cookies to soap. Santa met with children in the Library and in the afternoon visited Chamber member locations around town. See the video commemorating the day on the Chamber's Facebook page. 

Christmas in the Village 2017

posted Dec 11, 2017, 7:48 AM by Grant Park Chamber   [ updated Dec 11, 2017, 8:17 AM ]

Christmas in the Village began with a great breakfast prepared by the Fire Department in the Elementary School Cafeteria. Over thirty-five crafters sold gift items from cookies to soap. Santa met with children in the Library and in the afternoon visited Chamber member locations around town. See the video commemorating the day on the Chamber's Facebook page. 

Join the Chamber for 2018

posted Nov 25, 2017, 6:17 AM by Grant Park Chamber   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 11:21 AM ]

Memberships are now available for the 2018 Chamber of Commerce. We are planning to put together a listing of members with their contact information & logos for 2018. Events that are scheduled include the golf outing, the circle garden clean-up, flower basket installation around town and other events to promote Chamber Members during the year. 

Chamber Golf Outing April 28th

posted Feb 8, 2017, 7:12 AM by Grant Park Chamber   [ updated May 7, 2018, 5:55 AM ]

This year's Chamber Golf Outing took place on April 28th at Minee Monnese Golf Course.  It was a bit windy, but sunny and lots of fun. Thanks to our sponsors and golfers, our goal of funding our scholarship fund for a Grant Park High School Senior as well as some other donations was met. We were able to include  sports ticket raffles to help with this fund raising.  Participants all received door prizes, thanks to our generous donors.    

GP Historical Society Golf Outing

posted Oct 27, 2016, 6:46 AM by Grant Park Chamber   [ updated May 21, 2018, 8:25 AM ]

The Grant Park Area Historical Society scheduled its Annual Golf Outing at Minne Monesse Golf Course for June 2, 2018. Lunch and registration began at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30. Golf, 1/2 cart, lunch, snacks and drink tickets all for an $80 donation to assist the Society in keeping their doors open.  Please plan to attend this fun and exciting event.

Grant Park Garden Clean Up

posted Nov 19, 2015, 9:03 PM by Grant Park Chamber   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 11:31 AM ]

The Chamber scheduled the annual weeding and preparation of the twelve flower gardens along Dixie Highway for Saturday, May 19, 2018.  We are looking into several new things for the gardens, namely the possibility of running electricity to them and hopefully improving on garden watering. We will be contacting members who maintained gardens last year as to make sure they wish to continue in 2018.  
  

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posted May 26, 2015, 3:15 PM by Dennis Granger   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 11:23 AM by Grant Park Chamber ]


Driving the Dixie

posted May 4, 2015, 2:47 PM by Dennis Granger   [ updated Mar 19, 2018, 8:45 AM by Grant Park Chamber ]

The annual "Driving the Dixie" car tour is scheduled to arrive in Grant Park in the afternoon on June 19th. The trip begins in Blue Island and travels the route of the Dixie Highway through Harvey, Homewood, Flossmoor, Chicago Heights, Steger, Beecher, and Grant Park. At each town the driver's route card will be stamped to show they were there. In Grant Park the drivers will be challenged to participate in "Zucchini (or other vegetable) Races ".  Ice Cream, cake, & cookies are planned to be sold and live music will be on hand.  The famous Grant Park Burn-Out will be available, at no cost, in front of the Police Station.  

This is a great opportunity to visit the Grant Park "Driving the Dixie" sign of pictures, stories and Dixie Highway map located on the south-west corner of the Dixie as it crosses the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks.  

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posted Jan 25, 2015, 8:24 PM by Grant Park Chamber   [ updated Mar 19, 2018, 8:47 AM ]




Grant Park Wagon

posted Dec 8, 2014, 9:03 PM by Grant Park Chamber   [ updated Jun 12, 2016, 9:40 AM ]

Check out the new Grant Park sign along the Dixie Highway,  The centerpiece focuses on a one hundred year old John Deere Iron Clad Farm Wagon restored by volunteers from the Village and the Chamber of Commerce. The wagon moved into place on May 20th.   

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posted Oct 1, 2014, 8:26 PM by Grant Park Chamber   [ updated May 4, 2016, 9:28 AM ]

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