The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce was organized in 1945 to promote business and economic activity in Lewis County through the efforts of its membership and staff. As such, the Chamber administers county, state, and federal grant programs whose funding is designated for business, economic development, and tourism purposes. But our success lies within the actions of our members; we are only as strong as our member participation.
A significant benefit of living in Lewis County is our quality of life. We have safe communities with considerable natural beauty. As a group, the Chamber is dedicated to enhancing this quality of life and the general prosperity of Lewis County residents. We accomplish this by promoting agricultural, professional, commercial, recreational, industrial, and community activities of the area.
This is also an area of new economic growth. County leaders are dedicated to a plan of economic prosperity, welcoming businesses, large and small, and implementing plans for aggressive economic growth. Lewis County offers the best of both worlds: an area where businesses can flourish while the owners, managers, and employees enjoy healthy lifestyles that include low crime, great schools for their children, and many outdoor recreational opportunities.
Ongoing economic development is important to any growing area. We strive to maintain consistent economic growth by retaining business and industry with a strong economy and, where the economy may have weaknesses, we supplement with incentive programs and financial assistance for small business and industry.