JOPLIN, MO.--- The Joplin Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the addition of 203 new members this week. Chamber members attended a week long membership drive to learn how to increase economic growth for the community. Event host Jimmy Cussano of "Your Chamber Connection" taught participants how to create a better connection with the community. Members were encouraged to reach out to their connections in the community, and invite them to join the chamber.
"As a chamber, we're stronger because we have a bigger membership, we have more clout if you will, but also it gives us more resources to work on other projects on behalf of the community," said Rob O'Brian, President of Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce.
Chamber members are looking forward to continuing the momentum from this week's event.
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