The Beaver Area Chamber of Commerce, as a 501(c)(6) Non-Profit, is committed to helping the local business community. Through the chamber’s sponsorship of local events, holiday marketing, and other programs, it makes a conscious effort to promote and strengthen our local business community and our community as a whole.


Top Ten Reasons to Shop Local

  1. Local stores are more likely to carry locally produced foods which supports local agriculture.
  2. Local business owners contribute to more local fundraising and 501(c)3’s.
  3. Local businesses provide a majority of jobs.
  4. Local businesses support other local businesses.
  5. The business community becomes reflective of this community’s unique culture.
  6. The sales taxes I pay support this community and county: fixing my roads, maintaining my recreational facilities, . . .
  7. Competition and diversity result in fair prices and more choices.
  8. Shopping local reduces my carbon footprint.
  9. Local business owners invest in the community and have a vested interest in the future of this community.
  10. My hometown is more important than a cheap pair of underwear!

~list by Karen Payne of Oklahoma~