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Forest Park Mayor Anthony Calderone

Anthony Calderone

Anthony Calderone

Anthony Calderone has served as mayor of Forest Park since 1999, having previously served as a Forest Park commissioner in 1995. During his tenure, he has overseen the renaissance of Forest Park, including the redevelopment of Madison Street business district and Roosevelt Road commercial corridor. A lifelong resident of Forest Park, Mayor Calderone has been involved over the years with St. Bernadine’s Parish, Forest Park Little League, West Suburban Senior Services (formerly Proviso Council on Aging), Proviso Municipal League, West Central Municipal Conference (past president), Oak Leyden Developmental Services, Kiwanis International, Columbian and Lions Clubs. He is also a founding board member of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. With more than 30 years in the alarm and security industry, Anthony Calderone owns and operates Illinois Alarm Service, located in Forest Park, and has been involved with National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association, Illinois Electronic Security Association, Illinois Fire Inspectors Association, American Society of Industrial Security, and the Alarm Industry Research and Education Foundation. Mayor Calderone has been honored by the Department of the Army, United Way, Misericordia, Save a Life Foundation, Illinois Order Sons of Italy, Illinois Main Street, Governor’s Home Town Awards, Illinois Crime Commission, and Triton College Foundation.

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