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There is a lot of exciting energy in Dowagiac and much of it comes from the people you will meet and share ideas with through your membership in the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce. Our members are businesses, organizations and individuals who believe in our community and are working to make it a better place to live, work and play. Their teamwork helps us achieve our objectives. By pooling our financial and people resources, we see positive changes happen all the time. When you join the Chamber, we will accomplish even more.

Membership benefits include:

  • Reduced insurance rates on your business, home, auto and umbrella policies
  • Complimentary listing on our website with a link to your site
  • Free listing in our printed Member Directory
  • Effective, low-cost print and electronic advertising
  • Joint advertising in our annual festivals’ brochure, as well as on our street and landmark map
  • Innovative retail sales promotions
  • Monthly newsletter with up-to-date information on programs and events
  • Referrals to your business
  • Business After Hours networking opportunities
  • Educational forums
  • Marketing display of yours and other members’ business brochures and business cards
  • “Celebration of Our Members” annual dinner

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Latest News from your Chamber

  • July 6th, 2021

    MIOSHA Relaxes COVID Workplace Rules

    The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration filed a new set of coronavirus emergency guidelines to align with the federal OSHA's rules, which would make mandatory rules, including mask wearing, applicable only to some health care workplaces.

    Based upon the June 22 action, the emergency rules issued by MIOSHA on May 24, are rescinded. With the change, non-health care employers are no longer required to keep mask wearing, daily health screenings and distancing measures in place. 

     
  • July 6th, 2021

    Dowagiac is the Right Location for this South Haven Resident

     
    When Elizabeth Cuodros looks back on this past year, she has several things to celebrate.
     
    The South Haven resident opened Diva’s Fashions & More in Dowagiac, gave birth to a beautiful daughter and, both she and her business, have survived the pandemic.
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  • July 6th, 2021

    1870 House, Dowagiac's First of Three Airbnbs

    Zena Burns and Richard Jackson, owners of Dowagiac's first airbnb, the 1870 House, will host the return of the Chamber's Business After Hours on Tuesday, July 20.
     
    "After a year's absence, we are excited to gather Chamber members for an evening of great conversation and networking, while also gathering in great style, as Zena and Richard graciously open 1870 House to us," said Vickie Phillipson, Chamber of Commerce program director.
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