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Positioning for Success

Providing businesses with the resources, services,  and advocacy for economic growth through active community engagement.

Positioning for Success

Providing businesses with the resources, services,  and advocacy for economic growth through active community engagement.

Positioning for Success

Providing businesses with the resources, services,  and advocacy for economic growth through active community engagement.

Positioning for Success

Providing businesses with the resources, services,  and advocacy for economic growth through active community engagement.

Welcome to the McDowell Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Center!

2021 McDowell Chamber of Commerce

Announcing the 2021 Bigfoot Raffle!

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Thank You 2021 Annual Sponsors

McDowell Matters

Old Fort Steers Its Resurgence Forward

Change is inevitable. In the last few years we've all seen plenty of change sweep through our communities. Getting ahead of that change and helping to steer it in a healthy and sustainable direction is what the people of Old Fort are doing.

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Planting Seeds of Hope

Growth requires patience and great intention; just ask Dana Owen, the owner, along with her parents Deenie and Brad Owen, of Painter’s Greenhouse in Old Fort. This iconic business has been growing for more than 48 years.

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Win a 2021 Axix500 4X4 UTV

The McDowell Chamber of Commerce is eager to offer a top-of-the-line UTV in its 2021 Bigfoot Raffle fundraiser. Ticket sales go to fund scholarships for the Chamber's Student LINC.

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Chamber Awards $4,000 In Scholarships

McDowell Chamber Executive Director Kim Effler was proud to present $4,000 in scholarships to two deserving McDowell County students as part of the organization's Student LINC leadership program on June 6, 2021.

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4 Insider Tips For Business Success

Every business needs a solid plan that outlines the road to success. Once the plan is written, what steps should you take next?

Volunteer Hours Available at the McDowell Visitor Center

The McDowell Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking local volunteers that are knowledgeable about the area or willing to learn to staff the Visitor Center located at 1170 W. Tate Street in Marion. Customer service or retail experience a plus but not required for the right candidates.

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