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As a prospective new member, you're invited to attend any of our monthly member meetings to familiarize you with what we provide our business members. Contact Executive Director Nancy Cummings by email or phone at 708.582.6510 for more information on when these meetings are held.Until April 1, 2018, we offer two levels of membership: annual dues for businesses with a La Grange address - $125; for businesses without a La Grange address - $175. You may register and pay for membership here.Beginning April 1, 2018, we will expand our membership pricing options so that our members can choose the benefits and amenities that are most important to their businesses. The new membership benefits and pricing options may be found here. Your membership becomes active once your application has been approved and payment has been received.

Our LGBA represents nearly 300 voices that speak as one in support of local business. We are a dominant presence in the community. We tell your story. And we give you the tools to respond to the cultural and economic shifts that are shaping the way people live and the way successful businesses work. Our goal is, and always will be, your success individually and our success as a community.
Member Meetings

Monthly meetings are held at 8am on the second Thursday of each month at Palmer Place Restaurant, unless otherwise noted. There are a few exceptions. Meetings are posted on the homepage and under events.Prospective new members are invited to stop by; please contact Executive Director Nancy Cummings if you’re interested in attending.


The Committees consult regularly with the Board to ensure that the interests of our Members are being considered at all levels.

Carnival Committee  - contact Peggy Maglaris Kopley, prasino, 708.469.7058

Member Education Committee - contact Joe Kroc, FNBC Bank & Trust, 708.579.8650

Farmers Market Committee - contact La Grange Business Association at 708.582.6510

Health and Wellness Committee - contact Gioia Giannotti, (r)evolution architecture, 708.582.6080

Hometown Holiday Committee - contact La Grange Business Association at 708.582.6510

Membership Committee - contact Dr. Sarah Keuss-Boyce, Boyce Chiropractic, at 708.308.4585

Non-Profit Committee - contact Joan Smothers, Smothers Realty, at 708.482.2980

Retail Committee - contact Jordan Arias, Anderson’s Bookshop, at 708.582.6353

Scholarship Committee - contact Jim Walls, MB Financial Bank, 312.493.7600

Service & Social Business Committee - contact Steve Jasinksi, Baird & Warner Real Estate, 708.491.4206 or Mike McNamara, A and N Mortgage Services, 708.288.3377

Summer Art Project Committee - contact Chrissy Banks, Hukipooks Graphic Design, 708.557.7022

West End Arts Festival Committee - contact Kelley Weigand, Coldwell Banker 708.552.6477We're always ready to welcome new committee members. Call the above listed committee chairs to find out more.


La Grange Gift Certificate Program

If you are a restaurant, retail or service business, would you like to be listed as one of the members that accepts La Grange Gift Certificates? These popular certificates are available in $10 denominations. They are used just like cash. Certificates may be purchased at three places in La Grange:

  •   1)  La Grange Village Hall
  •   2)  Horton's
  •   3)  FNBC Bank & Trust

To get your business listed as one that accepts La Grange Gift Certificates, email Lori Donahoe. There's no cost to you to get listed and no fees apply. It's one of the perks of your membership!



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