Chamber Information

Mission Statement

The mission of the Willard Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote local businesses, advance economic growth and development, and improve the quality of life in the Willard Area.

We will support cultural, informational, legislative, social activities, and services that are beneficial to our membership and the community while encouraging the development of pride in the Willard area.

 

Benefits of Becoming a Chamber Member

Being a member of the Willard Area Chamber of Commerce gives your business:

  • Listing on our website with ties to your website
  • Direct referrals from calls made to the Chamber office
  • New Business ribbon cuttings or anniversary ribbon cuttings
  • Opportunities to attend Chamber meetings, the Annual Banquet, the Annual State of the City, business-after-hours, and other events
  • Monthly Chamber Newsletter
  • Access to the largest area business email system where you can send/receive business fliers and community information with the goal of promoting business-to-business relationships
  • Monthly North Coast Business Journal for your business

 

Objectives of the Chamber

As we work to improve the economy and quality of life for the Willard Area, we will keep these broad objectives in mind:

  • To help local businesses prosper and grow
  • To increase job opportunities
  • To encourage an orderly expansion and development of all segments of the community
  • To contribute to the overall economic stability of the community
  • To encourage and promote the nation’s private enterprise system
  • To promote business-to-business relationships
  • To help the local community by supporting and holding family fun events and activities

 

Your Chamber at Work

The Chamber holds or financially supports:

  • Annual Chamber Banquet
  • Annual State of the City
  • Arbor Day Contest
  • Annual Festival in the Park
  • Annual Golfing Outing for Scholarships
  • Annual Trains, Planes, and Automobiles Show
  • Annual Kiddie King & Queen
  • Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Annual Thanksgiving and Christmas Parade

 

Chamber Subcommittees

The Chamber has two subcommittees:

  • Willard Business Association (WBA)
  • Willard Quality of Life