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BY KARA BEER, PRESIDENT
  Promoting, Serving, and Growing our Region with Community Advocacy
 organizations we serve. The impact statement is a guiding principle in our work.
value propositions that go beyond transactional to transformational, where we are a part of the solutions to the greatest problems in our communities.
• Build opportunities for like-mind-
ed professionals to convene and collaborate around the most pressing issues, and form coalitions to address them.
The Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce connects and empowers business and community professionals to have the courage and confidence to be catalytic leaders in addressing their business and communities’ greatest issues.
• Expanding training, best practices and resources to elevate chamber capabilities in government affairs/ public policy, building public-pri- vate partnerships, various ways of economic development, workforce and talent pipeline, education attain- ment, and other areas such as social issues.
As an organization we will work to elevate the capabilities and promote the long successful history of our chamber of commerce, so that we may best pro- mote, serve, and improve our commu- nities in which our members live, work and play.
The third priority area is Communi- ty Advocacy. We aspire to provide the information, connections, and services that will help businesses and organiza- tions proactively address the greatest
• Survey and build on our Chamber ChitChat on WBCK and Rap with Your Reps series to determine what resources and services would best assist our members in these areas.
To learn more about the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce or to join our membership please contact the office at (269) 962-4076 or check out our website battlecreek.org.
The collective insight of our organization’s leadership is de- signed to produce lasting impact on the individuals, businesses, and
challenges within their businesses/ organizations, so they can best promote, serve, and grow within our region.
• Promote and encourage chamber
• Build out information and legisla- tive agendas yearly that influence and engage the public sector with assistance of the Government Affairs Committee.
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