Reasons You Belong In Your Chamber 1. Business promotion. As visitors and callers contact the Chamber, they are referred as potential customers to you as a Chamber member. 2. Your Chamber has 8 committees, from Education to Health Care, working to improve your quality of life. 3. Your Chamber promotes business by conducting ribbon-cuttings, Business After Hours meetings, and grand openings. 4. Jobs are created as your Chamber recruits businesses and industries. These job payrolls support our service industries such as auto dealers, restaurants, banks, insurance, and gift shops. 5. Awards are given such as the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Citizen of the Year Award, recognizing outstanding achievements. 6. Community events such as the Christmas Parade are conducted by your Chamber. 7. Assistance is given to members planning trips to other cities, states or countries. 8. Your chamber produces maps and brochures that help everyone from law enforcement officials to your delivery trucks. 9. Through government relations, the Chamber maintains close liaison with all elected officialsâ€Śrepresenting the self interest of local members. 10. Your Chamberâ€™s Education Committee has introduced and sponsors such programs as the Star Student and Teacher and Partners in Education. 11. Your membership allows you to network with successful business people.