Why should you join?
Information and referrals−This is one of our most important functions. We assist both consumers and members by providing a “clearinghouse” of information about our members, channeling people toward these businesses. Each member has the opportunity to distribute brochures and literature at the Chamber
office, as well as at participating member businesses.
A membership decal to display at your business.
Increased consumer confidence−Your Chamber membership reinforces the legitimacy many consumers are seeking in a world where business fraud is prevalent. Your Chamber membership also shows your concern and commitment to the area.
Opportunities to support the community−The Chamber sponsors and co-sponsors many community events, such as the Ridgway Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous, Ridgway Triathlon, Annual Chamber Dinner, Annual Community Yard Sale and The Flavors of Fall Festival with the Ridgway Main Street Manager.
See all Chamber events here!
Invitations to “After-Hours Mixers” held once a month. Provides Chamber members a chance to host a mixer with other Chamber members at their places of business.
A united voice in the community through the Chamber’s participation in many organizations and boards
in the area, including the OEDP, RIDC, Northwest Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau, Ridgway Heritage Council, and many others.
Advertising opportunities through our Membership Directory, given to each member upon joining/ renewing. We offer advertising on our website and inserts in our quarterly newsletter.
“Your Chamber Connection”−Our quarterly newsletter keeping you up-to-date and informed of Chamber events, local events and business information.
Invitations to “Focus Breakfasts” held on the second Wednesday of each month. At these breakfasts, members are brought up-to-date on Chamber news and events. Members are also encouraged to share ideas, concerns and information, as well as to get to know one another.
Special rates on group health insurance through Chamber Choice. Complete employee benefit coverage through Chamber Choice, a benefits and business services wing of Chamber of Commerce Service Corporation. Chamber Choice harnesses the power of all Chamber members to provide better options in health care coverage and a full spectrum of supporting employee benefits.
Economic Development Services−The Chamber serves as a contact for prospective new or existing businesses with development needs. What’s more, your membership supports efforts to promote the economic, cultural and social climate of Ridgway, enhancing the general welfare and prosperity of the area.
Professional Development through seminars and opportunities for new business contacts.
Ready to join?
Download the membership application to the right and mail it with your membership dues to our office:
300 Main St.
Ridgway, PA 15853
We have a variety of options and membership levels based on business sizes and types, please feel free to contact Christina Clancy 814-776-1424 should you have any questions.