• About Us                                      740-965-2860

    The Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce is growing in activity, in size, and in influence. We are a team of business, professional and community people working hard to improve the business climate and the quality of life in our area.

    The Chamber serves as a catalyst through which people work together for a better community. Collectively, we are able to accomplish activities which no one member can do alone.

    We hope you will join us. Together we can have an impact.

    The Chamber needs every member's input to help assure that all is done to keep the best interests of the Big Walnut Community in front of those in a position to have an impact.

  • Chamber Mission Statement: Chamber Mission Statement:

    The mission of the Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce is to foster, support and promote the business environment in our community.

    Proudly serving the Villages of Galena and Sunbury, Berkshire, Genoa, Harlem, Kingston, Porter & Trenton Townships

    The Chamber office is located at 39 E. Granville Street on the historic Sunbury Square. Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

    The purpose of our Chamber is to provide the members an opportunity to pool their resources to continually improve the environment for conducting business in the area.

    We will strive to accomplish this by:

    • Encouraging the development of a local infrastructure that will support existing and new businesses.
    • Promoting the area to prospective new businesses.
    • Providing a structure for local businesses to identify their mutual needs, and collectively work to satisfy them.
    • Cooperating with local government to provide, through zoning codes, practice and services, an environment that is consistent and encouraging to orderly business development in the community.
    • Organizing and supporting civic activities for the benefit of community residents and to enhance the relationship between the Sunbury/Big Walnut Area residents and business community.
  • Activities sponsored by the Chamber include:

    • Meetings featuring speakers on business growth, development, planning and other business and community topics
    • Publication of the Chamber MembershipDirectory/Community Profile/Resource Guide
    • Monthly newsletter to keep members informed of Chamber and community activities
    • Hosting a Candidates platform prior to Elections
    • Sponsor and coordinate the area's Independence Day activities
    • Business After Hours - social events which bring local business persons together informally
    • Quarterly breakfasts for networking between members and elected officials
    • First Friday Building Business over Breakfast mini-seminars
    • Annual Chamber Community Expo
    • Annual Dinner Meeting for membership & silent auction to benefit Big Walnut Friends Who Share
    • Christmas on the Square Community Celebration
    • Sunbury Farmers' Market, mid-May through mid-October - visit our Facebook page:
    • http://www.facebook.com/SunburyFarmersMarket
    • Annual team participation in the Big Walnut Relay For Life
    • Business counseling services