Our Purpose

The Mt. Zion Chamber of Commerce serves to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Mt. Zion area so its citizens and business community shall prosper.

What is a Chamber of Commerce

A chamber of commerce is a federation of business, industrial and professional firms,
and interested individuals working together to enhance the economic health of their
It is a non-profit mutually beneficial corporation of voluntary membership that invests
time and money to carry forward programs relevant to members’ needs and that
affects the orderly growth and development of the community.
It is the catalytic agency that brings together all of the forces, both public and private,
through which common goals can be achieved.

The Essential Ingredients for an Effective Chamber of Commerce

  • A sound organizational structure
  • A meaningful program
  • Responsible Leadership
  • A sound financial base

How does the Mt. Zion Chamber Give back to the Community?

Displaying Christmas lights along Highway 121, Main Street,
and Mt. Zion Parkway
• Taking an active role in Mt. Zion Economic Development
• Mt. Zion High School support of Project Grad
• Opportunities for local youth to earn certified community service hours
• Mt. Zion Blue Ribbon Night (July 3rd) sponsorship and participation
• Mt. Zion Fletcher Park donations
• Mt. Zion Fletcher Park Splash Pad fundraising support
• Chill on the Hill Summer Concert Series sponsorship
• Sponsoring business-related college scholorship program(s)
• Participating in State of Illinois Adopt-A-Highway program
• Hosting an annual Community Prayer Breakfast
• Hosting an annual EXPO & TASTE at the Mt. Zion Convention Center
• Donating to the Mt. Zion Community Food Drive
• Donating to the Mt. Zion Children’s Christmas Fund
• Donating to Mt. Zion Huck’s Karing for Kids program