JOPLIN, MO.--- The event brings in new members to the chamber and helps current member businesses grow. The chamber is using this week's drive to increase its membership by 300 members. Participants were split into teams by current chamber members, including well-known community leaders as team leaders. Event host Jimmy Cussano of "Your Chamber Connection" is teaching participants how to create a better connection with the community.
"We're here about bragging, it's about Joplin. I don't think a lot of times in life we get excited enough about where we live or what we're about. So we're in here ringing bells, just having a good time, but it's doing it the right way," said Jimmy Cussano, Your Chamber Connection.
The event is being held throughout the week, and will end with a celebratory bash on Friday.
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