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The West Ridge Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 Not For Profit Organization. More than 200 businesses, schools,
not for profits and residents are members of our organization. We provide technical assistance to businesses, including workshops, classes and marketing.

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FREE 50th Ward RECYCLING Day!!

Sunday, April 6, 2014
9am - noon

• On site shredding of personal and business documents
(please remove clips and any metal binding)

• Recycle old electronic devises including: computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, cell phones and cables

• Donate old clothing including men's wormen's and children's pants, shirts, jackets, undergarments, pajamas, skirts, dresses and blouses. Shoes and accessories including belts, ties and hats. Textile recycling of linens, sheets, towels, bedding and curtians. Even bring us items that is torn or stained!!

• No amount is too great!

Sorry, we do not accept appliances, hazardous waste, typewriters, auto stereos, satellites, non-cellular telephones or non-computer cables.

Devon Bank parking lot
6445 N. Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60645
For more info call West Ridge Chamber of Commerce (773) 743-6022 or e-mail
west ridge chamber@sbcglobal.net

Sponsored by the West Ridge Chamber of Commerce, Devon Bank, 50th Ward Alderman Debra Silverstein, Senator Ira Silverstein and the West Rogers Park Community Organization.


Culinary tours of Devon Avenue for groups of four or more. 
The tour feature svisits to a large grocery store, a Bangladesh fish shop, a halal grocery store, and a sweet shop as well as  lunch and afternoon tea.   The tour  guide is Colleen Taylor Sen, author of many articles and several books on Indian Food, including A Guide to Indian Restaurant Menus, which participants will receive as part of the tour package.
Bring your family, friends   church group, club or association to learn more about Chicago’s most exciting neighborhood and enjoy some delicious Indian food!  Contact us for more information. 

Small Business Improvement Funds (SBIF) are now available in West Ridge!

If your business or commercial property is located within the Devon/Western or the Touhy/Western TIF districts you may be eligible for grants up to $125,000. The program uses local Tax Increment Financing (TIF) revenues to help owners of commercial and industrial properties and/or tenants within specific TIF districts to repair or remodel their facilities. Eligible Expenses For a SBIF Grant include, but are not limited to:

*New windows, floors or roof
*Sign removal and replacement
*Tuck pointing
*New heating, ventilation and air conditioning
*Improvements to accommodate disabled patrons or workers
*Purchase of adjacent property for building expansion or parking

Am I in a SBIF District?

Download SBIF Application Here

Click for a List of Past Awardees


Click for SSA #43 Devon Avenue Info
Snow & ice removal along with LITTER PICK UP are required of business owners/licensees. Please shovel any snow/ice from the public way and pick up any litter from sidewalks abutting your property. Questions? Call the 50th Ward Streets and Sanitation office at 312-744-3099.


West Ridge Chamber of Commerce |2540 W. Devon Ave | Chicago, IL.  60659
phone (773) 743-6022