Walkerton Area Chamber of Commerce

Serving since 1925
612 Roosevelt Rd.
Walkerton, IN 46574
574-586-3100 fax 574-586-3469

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Meetings Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 a.m.
Location varies by date; please contact a board member below if you need additional information.

Board of Directors

Andrea Eggleston   {Vice President}

Lisa Patton {Vice President}

Shirley Hamilton {Secretary}

Richard Parker {Treasurer}

Joe Wardman {Board Member}

Jennifer Cygert {Board Member }

Michelle McFredrick {Board Member}


Chamber of Commerce Membership Benefits

  1. BUSINESS CONTACTS: Through membership in the Chamber you are in an association of your peers including local business owners and operators of industry, non-profit organizations, and schools. Through Chamber functions and gatherings, you get to know other Walkerton Area businesses and build your customer base at the same time.
  2. BUSINESS REFERRALS: The Chamber of Commerce office receives numerous calls from newcomers and others unfamiliar with local business. The Chamber refers these callers to Chamber members for products and services.
  3. MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY: The Chamber of Commerce will publish your business name and contact information on the official website, www.walkerton.org. This is a complete business directory of all chamber members accessible online. Each business name features a link to your business official website.
  4. BUSINESS SEMINARS: The Chamber of Commerce sponsors periodic membership meetings and educational seminars with subjects such as business management, customer service, financial planning, and other topics of interest and relevance for members.
  5. SCHOLARSHIPS: Each year, the Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships to local high school graduates.
  6. SPECIAL PROMOTIONS: The Chamber of Commerce organizes ribbon cuttings, downtown sidewalk sales, golf outings, circuses, Business-after-Hours, Christmas parties, and other fun events designed to bring people to Walkerton and familiarize them with your business.
  7. PUBLIC RELATIONS: The Chamber actively promotes new businesses in town and introduces them to the public in an on-going process.
  8. OTHER BENEFITS: The Chamber’s offices are centrally located in downtown Walkerton. Brochures and business cards of Chamber members are displayed free in the community information rack in our lobby. Chamber membership is a fully deductible as a business expense due to our non-profit nature.
  9. The Chamber is offering free membership for the first year to NEW Business that opens in Walkerton.

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