Chamber mission

“The Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce promotes economic and community development by providing services and addressing issues important to business.” This mission statement was adopted by the board following a retreat in November 2007.

History of the chamber

This chamber was founded in February 1888 as the Board of Trade, changing its name to the chamber of commerce in 1912. It was founded to give the business community a voice in the affairs affecting them, much the same reason the chamber exists today. While the Chillicothe Ross Chamber is a member of both the state and national chambers of commerce, it is governed solely by its own board of directors.

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10 Jun

Blast from the past from 1989

If you don't think time passes quickly, check out this clip from the Gazette from exactly 30 years ago today. The headlines proclaim that Streetscape's construction was slowed by downtown…

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07 Jun

May 2019 Building Permits

Two pizza establishments are joining the restaurant mix in Chillicothe, both on Bridge Street, and new hotel is planned for Bridge Street. Read more in our building permit report ...…

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