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Most of your business’s success comes because of you and your employees. But joining the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce gives you a collective advantage that you won’t have going it alone:

We’ll help you get things done
Nothing is more frustrating when running a business than hitting a roadblock that stops your business from growing. As a Chamber member, we’ll help you overcome those obstacles by connecting you with the people and resources that make good things happen for Dowagiac businesses.

We’ll advocate for you
Your focus needs to be on your customers and business. We’ll be your voice in the political arena to make sure their decisions, their policies and laws support a healthy business climate.

We’ll be your change agent
Your business cannot stagnate. We’ll help implement improvements that make it easier to do business, attract top employees and keep them here.

We’ll listen
We’re ready to hear your ideas. Answer your questions. Pave the way so you can make your business dream happen. Give your business all the growth advantages.

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Latest News from your Chamber

  • May 3rd, 2021

    Chamber Spotlights Erick's Carpet Cleaning

    Your carpet and furnishings, whether at your home or office, are one of your biggest investments, which require more than weekly vacuuming.
     
    Erick Dohm, owner of Erick's Carpet Cleaning LLC, is a former 14-year employee of Alpha Clean and is certified through the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration. 
     
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  • May 3rd, 2021

    Sandy & Rachel's Passion is to Help People

    A week before Michigan issued its Stay at Home, Stay Safe mandate, Rachel Jurgenson and her mother and business partner, Sandy Jones, signed a lease with Jeff and Melissa Gunn on the rear storefront of Deck the Halls.


    They spent the next few weeks renovating the interior of the storefront at 103 Commercial, and relocated their business from their first location in Dowagiac, which they shared with Bronzed Buns, adjacent to Aaron's. While the start of the pandemic in March 2020 gave them additional time to work on their new setting, their opening the following month certainly helped soothe the anxiety many were feeling during this past year.

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  • May 3rd, 2021

    The Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application Opens Today, With Webinar Assistance May 6

     Today is the day! The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) application is now open through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) application portal. The SBA is administering this new $28.6-billion COVID-19 relief fund that will provide restaurants with financial support equal to their pandemic-related revenue losses.
     
    For program details like eligibility, funding amount, allowable use of funds, and more, check out the SBA’s dedicated webpages. To stay current on funding programs available through the SBA, sign up for their email updates. Locally, questions can be directed to the Michigan Small Business Development Center at Western Michigan University at 269.387.6004.
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