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Chamber Thrives With Great Volunteer Leadership

For nearly 80 years, the Robertson Chamber of Commerce (albeit sometimes under a different name!) has served our community and its members with a wide variety of services, resources and programs. Trends have come and gone, events have flourished and faded away, but one thing has remained the same; the vital role of volunteer leadership. 

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The Changing Chamber Model

Arguably for the first 75 years of our Chamber's existence, the great majority of the work of the Chamber was actually done by volunteers. The traditional chamber model replicated across the United States was an organization made up of active members of the business community, gathering together to work on issues of importance to their economic prosperity and facilitated by an executive director and a small staff. 

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Busy End to Our Chamber Year

The Robertson County Chamber's new fiscal year begins on April 1, and we are ending our year with a rush of activities! This week you can attend an After Hours, a Women in Business and a Good Morning Robertson County all in the space of three days! 

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Spring Cleaning This Year Includes Recycling in Robertson County

Thanks to another great partnership between Robertson County and the City of Springfield, our community is poised to take a first step towards more responsible and environmentally sound ways to dispose of our trash. A pilot recycling project will begin with a group of 300 households in downtown Springfield on April 1,  providing a way to document the efficacy of single stream recycling in reducing the amount of waste that is taken to landfills from Robertson County. 

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