October 2017

What's Happening At The Chamber

The Chamber is busy working on plans for events that will take us into the new year.

On Oct. 11, the Chamber and the Frankfort Historic Business Alliance will host the always popular Witchy Girls Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. at various downtwon businesses.

On Oct. 26, we will host a new networking event–Oktoberfest at the German American Heritage Center on Center Road. Open to Chamber members and non-members. Information and registration on our website.

October also brings some Halloween fun at the Frankfort Police Department’s Trunk or Treat, Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Breidert Green Municipal Lot. Also that day, the Frankfort Historic Business Alliance will host Ghosts on the Green. We are securing a venue for our Annual Membership Meeting in November, where we once again will offer you the opportunity to be creative with centerpiece sponsorships. Watch for more details coming soon.

We also are planning for next year’s Meet, Greet & Network schedule. If you’re interested in being a sponsor or presenter, please email kris@frankfortchamber.com.

Business Bullets

Join 22nd Century Media for its annual Active Aging—An Expo for Ages 50+ from 9 a.m. to 1 pm, Sat., Oct. 21 at the Tinley Park Convention Center. 22nd Century Media is publisher of The Frankfort Station. Vendor booths are still available. Contact Dana Anderson at 708-326-9170, ext. 17 or email her at dana.anderson@22ndceturymedia.com for rates and more information. To learn more, visit www.22ndcenturymedia.com/aging.

Frankfort Park District– Calling all scout groups, homeowners associations, businesses and families--enter our Scarecrow Building Contest by Oct. 10. The cross sticks may be picked up at the Founders Community Center. Voting will take place October 12-31 at the Founders Center office and the Park District’s Facebook page. Senior Fall Luncheon, Thurs., Oct. 5 from Noon-2pm at the Founders Center. Live entertainment, delicious food, socializing and dessert.$12/person, 55 years & older. Halloween Haunting, 6-9 pm, Fri., Oct. 20 at the Founders Center. Wristbands are $10 at the door. Howl-A-Woof, FREE dog costume Trick or Treat Sat., Oct. 21, 10am at the Bark Park at Commissioners Park. Save the Date, 24th Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show, Sat., Nov. 11, 9am-3pm at the Founders Community Center. For more information, visit www.frankfortparks.org or call 815-469-9400. Come join the fun!

Business Spotlights

The Law Office of Matthew R Van Ordstrand

20646 Abbey Woods CT Suite 205
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 593-8810
The Law Office of Matthew R Van Ordstrand - Frankfort Chamber Business Spotlight October 2017

The Law Office of Matthew Van Ordstrand offers affordable legal representation

At the law office of Matthew R. Van Ordstrand, my practice is focused on helping people who have family-related legal concerns, small businesses with formation and contracting needs, and anyone seeking affordable legal representation.

We help family’s large and small, small businesses from start up to dissolution and everything in between. My office is a comfortable place where questions are encouraged and answered. I am always accessible, easy to talk to and strive to work around the schedules of my clients.

For all matters, your rights and obligations will be fully explained. I will work tirelessly to ensure that you are informed, prepared and your legal needs are met. Simply stated, I am here to help. I will use my experience, expertise, empathy and understanding to professionally advocate for your benefit.
 
Recent Legal Experience
Most recently, my practice has helped small businesses in Bailment for Hire disputes and small business formations. I have negotiated commercial property leases and worked with businesses to review and update their operating agreements. On the Family side, I have worked with new families on Pre-Marital planning as well as helping others with marital dissolution. Pro Bono work includes drafting the Trinity Evangelical Church constitution, and various estate planning vehicles for congregation members.

Education
I received a Juris Doctorate degree from DePaul University’s Law School in Chicago and BS in Computer Science, also from DePaul University in Chicago.

The Law Office of Matthew R. Van Ordstrand
20646 Abbey Woods CT Suite 205
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 593-8810

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