We have over 100 members committed to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Russell County, making it a better place to live, work and play.
Levels of Membership:
Founder - $2000/yr
Benefactor - $1000/yr
Champion - $500/yr
Patron - $200/yr
Non-Profit - $100/yr
Individual - $50/yr
Linda Crowder - President
Russell Specialty Books & Gifts
Bobby Ross - Vice President
Lewis Automotive Group
Savanna Ryan - Treasurer
Freedom Claims Management, Inc.
The Russell Area Chamber of Commerce serves as an advocate, a catalyst , and a partner in the Russell County area.
Those who choose to invest in the Chamber are able to take advantage of our networking, advertising, leadership, and training opportunities.
Chamber members also participate in the Chamber Buck program.
Enhance the reputation of your business through membership.
Over $35,000 worth of Chamber Bucks were purchased last year, keeping dollars circulating within our community. Only Chamber Members can accept Chamber Bucks.
Build and strengthen your business relationships with over 100 members. Chamber events are offered throughout the year to promote networking.
Stand out and get noticed with increased exposure through Chamber publications, online resources, and social media. Host Chamber Business After Hours Events to showcase your business.
Every day we receive calls from people seeking businesses & information. Our office only refers Chamber member businesses, Post your job openings on our website.
We work hard to seek out area trainings, seminars, and resources that can give you a competitive edge.
The Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber Bucks is designed to encourage people to purchase supplies and services locally. Anyone may purchase Chamber Bucks in denominations of $10 or more.
How They Work
Chamber Bucks are redeemable for merchandise and services at current Chamber Members' businesses. Please check the “Our Members” section of our website on where you can redeem Chamber Bucks. The Chamber Buck is an actual check and each chamber business can deposit it accordingly. The Russell Area Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for lost or stolen Chamber Bucks.
How to Request
Please call or email the Chamber office.
Payment for Chamber Bucks is payable to the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce when you pick up your Chamber Bucks.
What better way to shop and support our local businesses and economy than Russell Area Chamber Bucks!
Thank you for supporting local businesses!
Business After Hours is a networking event open to all community members. A Chamber Business will open their doors in the evening usually from 5-7pm for a social & relaxation period and a time to share what is happening in their business.
This allows members to get a behind the scenes look at some of the local businesses and network with other Chamber Members and community members.
Interesting in hosting? Get in touch with the Chamber!
Freedom Fest 2022 will take place on Monday, July 4th.
Schedule of events:
All day Mural E. Fisk Memorial Patriotic House and Business
10:00 am Patriotic Parade and Kid's bike, wagon, scooter decorating contest
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Community BBQ at the VFW
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Patriotic program at the VFW
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Free swimming at the Russell Municipal Pool
2:00 pm VFW Community Bingo
4:00 pm VFW Cake Walk
9:45 pm Annual Ernest "Ernie" L. Carter Memorial Fireworks Display
In 2022, Fishing University will be celebrating 36 years of teaching the world to fish. The show is aired to millions throughout all 50 states. Through its’ innovative platform that features pros and company owners pitted against each other, viewers get to learn insider tips and techniques that will make them better anglers. Whether you’re a novice or a first-time fisherman, the lessons taught each week will make for a better fishing experience.
Sponsorships you provide for the 2022 Wilson Lake, KS episode can elevate your business:
- Listing on banner ad televised nationally on 3 public cable stations
- Listing on physical banner to be displayed during Fishing University Youth Meet & Greet.
- Listing on Russell Area Chamber of Commerce website
- Listing on Russell County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau website
$500 Suggested donation. All donations are tax deductible.
A full schedule will be emailed out for when
the episode will be airing quarterly throughout 2022.