Executive Director, Colleen Lynema explains why the River Country Chamber is the Go To Place in Newaygo County. Consisting of Grant, Newaygo, White Cloud, Croton and Hardy in 2013 these communities combined to be known now as ‘The River Country Chamber – Newaygo County.
According to the River Country Chamber website, “The River Country Chamber of Commerce of Newaygo County wants to be be your “go-to” place; whether you are planning on starting a business, relocating your family to take a new job or taking a family vacation let the River Country Chamber of Commerce of Newaygo County show you the way.”
The mission of the River County Chamber is to support business by helping them grow and thrive. The chamber does this by bringing people into the community from outside the area and promoting what Newaygo County has to offer. The result is by spreading the word it helps local businesses not only stay open, but to continue to grow, to build bigger businesses and employ members of the community.
What makes the River Country Chamber unique is the fact it is made of four wonderful communities. Grant is agriculture, Newaygo is shopping, White Cloud for its ‘Trail Town USA’ destination status and Croton-Hardy for the sports enthusiast. Together they are the go-to place in Newaygo County.