We asked our members to let us know, what are some of the best benefits they receive from being a chamber member…

It’s wonderful to have opportunities to network with community members that share the same desire to create a better business climate! ~Jennifer Maghan Bircher, The Black Dog Coffee Company

We appreciate the list of members on the website. When we need a referral for a service we can go to this list and recommend other members. ~Kelly Parsons, Nichols DeHaven & Associates CPA LLC

We have the opportunities to advertise or showcase business announcements including hiring, services, products and discounts ~Tricia Jackson, Next Generation HR Solutions.

The best benefits of being a chamber member are the opportunities to network with business owners and learn about various businesses and organizations in our community. ~Lyn Goodwin, Jefferson County Development Authority

A benefit of being a chamber member is having the ability to be more involved within the community we work and hope to continue to work closely with. ~J. Kelly, DMV Chimney & Masonry Repair, LLC

Benefits of being a chamber member are great networking opportunities, notification when new members join and Leadership Jefferson! ~Kevin Brackens, Brackens Painting, LLC

The diversity of networking opportunities is excellent. Trainings and educational sessions are helpful. ~Tina Burns, Shenandoah Community Health

The people and the knowledge. I like being around successful people and I like learning about what they do and more about our community. ~Patti Sherwood, Long & Foster Realtor

Getting to know about new businesses, their people and services. Getting updates about programs. services and events that highlight good business relationships; Administrative Professional Day (Right Hands Day), Teacher of the Year (New Teachers Welcome Lunch) and Leadership Jefferson are good examples. ~Pete Dougherty, Jefferson County Sheriff

Local recognition is what I get. Getting involved on a face to face level allows me to grow my business at a local level even though I work for a large corporation. ~Jackie Fearnow, Effectv – A Comcast Company

The best thing about beig a member of the chamber is the instant feeling of being included in the business community. It has also been a huge help to network with other business people. ~Julie Vorhauer, Vorhauer Enterprises: Allstate Insurance Agent Steve Vorhauer

The opportunity to promote our business at chamber events and the opportunity to network with our peers. ~Kim Himes, BCT

Networking and leads to new business. ~June Hendricks, Chick-Fil-A at Ranson

Information source for community and member activities. Sponsorship and networking opportunities. ~Mary Kathryn Robinson, Valley Health-Employer Health

Making connections with other business leaders in the community; Increased awareness of community businesses/services; Chamber as a resource for local and state issues as well as various other issues impacting the community. ~Lisa Bivens, Panhandle Home Health, Inc.

 Mixing and mingling with businesses I might not normally be exposed to. ~Eric Stenger, MVB Mortgage

Meeting community leaders and other business leaders that I would not normally run into during my work day. Networking opportunities that can always lead to potential clients, or they may have a product or service I may need in the future. ~Harold Spencer, Big Beard Decking

Meeting and becoming an active business and partner in the community. Building relationships and lasting partnerships. ~Jennifer Mahoney, Blossman Gas