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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

  • January 5th, 2020

    Social Media Trends Point to Interaction and Authenticity

    While there will always be a place for print marketing, growing numbers of small business owners are looking to social media to build their own communities.

    Laura Odenwald, owner of Odenwald Strategies and guest speaker of the Chamber's Jan. 22 Lunch & Learn, profiled social media trends for business owners to watch. Odenwald is a marketing consultant for businesses and non-profits.

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  • January 5th, 2020

    Chamber Spotlight Shines on The Wright Place

    The Wright Place is a Michigan tradition, enjoyed within the heart of Sister Lakes, where lake vacationers arrive by car, bike or skateboard.

    Spectacular breakfasts are served up daily to patrons, who return time and time again. At The Wright Place, the staff knows great meals begin with quality fresh products, much of which are grown right here in Cass County.

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  • January 5th, 2020

    Community Turns Out in Full Force to Welcome Dr. Joe

    In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.

    Dr. Joe Odenwald, incoming president of Southwestern Michigan College, reflected on this quote by Eric Hoffer, as he addressed a packed audience Jan. 16 within the Student Activity Center. Hosted in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce, the community turned out in full force for the reception, welcoming the college's eighth president.

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