Chamber of Commerce Office Sunset in Republic Hayride at Prospectors' Days On Curlew Lake

About Us

The Republic Chamber of Commerce exists to serve the local businesses and community of Ferry County, and to assist anyone who wants information about our region. We meet at noon on the third Thursday of every month, at the Tri-County Economic Development District office. For information concerning the next meeting, see our This Month… page, or call Jim at 775-8308 or 509-850-1427.

Our Mission Statement

Assisting all members of the community engaged in logging, mining, agriculture, retail, wholesale, commercial, tourism, trade fields, professional, education, healthcare, and all other fields where interest is evident to solve the mutual or individual problems in the respective fields. Recognizing and promoting the prudent use of the resources of the area. Working for the improvement and protection of those resources through legislation or other courses of action when deemed necessary. Working with similar organizations in other communities on projects of mutual concern. Working for the good and continued improvement of the community of the greater Republic area generally and working for the establishment of a better community and continued improvements of the community generally and working for the establishment of a better community of Ferry County specifically.

(Mission statement was adopted in 1999)

Our Board

  • President: Jim Milner
  • Vice-President: Mary Masingale
  • Secretary: Travis Wellman
  • Treasurer: Dianne Baldwin

Join Us…

We are always open to new membership. Join us in our efforts to promote the City of Republic and to benefit our local businesses.

Download a membership form here.

Your Chamber of Commerce

Whether you own a business, support Ferry County or simply love the area, the Republic Chamber of Commerce is your tool for improving your community, promoting your community and creating a cooperative spirit in the community. The purpose of your Chamber of Commerce is two fold:

  1. To promote local businesses to the community and to visitors, and help business owners network with each other
  2. To support the community through active participation in local events
For a mere $35 per year, you enable your Chamber to do the following:
  • Provide a monthly column to the local paper showcasing area businesses and events
  • Create opportunities for you to talk about your business and develop public speaking skills
  • Create opportunities for you to promote your business at low or no cost
  • Enable you to network with other business owners in your area and beyond
  • Offer training in business skills and practices
  • Give you a united voice with other business owners and create a space where you can come together with other business owners to seek solutions to business problems
  • Offer a space for your brochures at the annual Ferry County Fair and Prospectors’ Days
  • Offer an annual social event for Chamber members
  • Hold monthly meetings. Members can attend or can work with another business owner to serve as their proxy if unable to attend
  • Participate in fundraising for community events
  • Members volunteer at Prospectors’ Days and the annual Ferry County Fair to promote local business and “meet and greet” your community
  • Create an opportunity for you to get to know your local business owners and share your ideas with them