Elmhurst is a “complete” city not only because of its excellent diversity of attributes and complimentary blend of features, but because of its people. Civic pride and civic responsibility result in a community with outstanding non-profits and a high level of volunteerism and participation in community events. Friendliness, neighborhoods, people helping people when needed, overall safety, and the awareness that Elmhurst is a special place to live, work, and do business. The following local business organizations are a testament to the spirit of the community. Representing businesses throughout Elmhurst, they are joined together in the mission of promoting an environment that creates success for local businesses and our community.