November Monthly Meeting
11/12/18 @ The Freeburg Library
December Monthly Meeting
12/10/18 @ The Freeburg Library
Quarterly Business Luncheon
January – Time/Date TBA
Annual FCC Banquet
2/9/19 @ St. Joseph’s Parish Center
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Our Mission Statement
The Freeburg Chamber of Commerce is an organization of community focused leaders dedicated to promoting a positive business environment. We will serve our members and community by providing programs, partnerships, educational and networking opportunities for both businesses and community organizations. Through our efforts we will provide leadership so Freeburg can maintain a strong business environment which encourages growth and prosperity. And, we will promote the educational, historic, and cultural resources in an effort to enhance the overall quality of life and standard of living in the Village of Freeburg.
Freeburg Chamber Articles
Yesterday, Black Friday, kicked off the holiday shopping season with major retailers offering door buster deals. While the mad dashes and fistfights in line aren’t as prevalent as in years past, Black Friday is still a major shopping day. So is Cyber Monday, when the...
The Freeburg Chamber of Commerce recently donated the profits of our Chili Cook Off and Fall Festival in September to two worthy local charities. The profits were evenly split between the Freeburg Food and Clothing Bank and the Utility Assistance Fund. The Food and...
The Freeburg Community Yard Sale is coming up next Saturday, September 15 from 8 am to 2 pm. The Freeburg community will be jammed head to toe with individual sales. Stop by and find hidden treasures, and give some items a much needed new home. The Chamber will have...
Dr. Edward G. Dewein
Our Chamber History
The Freeburg Chamber was formed on December 9, 1929 when the Freeburg Men’s Business Association became the Freeburg Commercial Club, though its roots stretch back further through other organizations in Freeburg. The Commercial Club name stuck around until late 1948 when the club became Freeburg Chamber of Commerce Inc. The original Commercial Club met at Schifferdecker’s Hall when it formed in 1929. In 1973, the Chamber made a push to encourage more women to become members.
Over the years, the Freeburg Chamber of Commerce has continued to grow and evolve in its mission to promote a positive business environment in Freeburg. The Chamber meets on the second Monday of the month at the Freeburg Library and hosts many events annually, including the Chili Cook Off and Fall Festival, an annual BBQ, and an annual banquet.
*Historical research comes via History of the Freeburg Chamber of Commerce, Inc. edited by Frank X. Heiligenstein.