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About Us

Our History

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The mission of the Chamber is to promote business and commerce for the Decatur and Morgan County area through volunteer leadership in economic, political and social development. Founded in 1931 by the late Barrett C. Shelton, the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce serves as an advocate for business. The Chamber’s membership includes more than 800 businesses and industries, the majority of which are small to mid-sized businesses.

Click here to view past Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce presidents and Chairs of the Board.

The Chamber of Commerce exists to:

  • Be an advocate for businesses and industries in our area
  • Provide needed resources for the business community
  • Help develop and support workforce development programs
  • Provide leadership training for business professionals
  • Connect business professionals in the community
  • Provide support in areas that will improve the community
  • Help attract and retain new industries
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