The Chamber of Commerce is an action agency designed to meet the community or area needs. It is a voluntary organization of individuals and businesses who band together to advance the commercial, financial, industrial and civic interests of a community or area. Among other things, it is a civic clearinghouse, a public relations counselor, a legislative representative at the local, state, and national levels of government, an information bureau and a research and promotion medium.The Chamber’s activities are virtually unlimited, depending on community needs and the desire and ability of the Chamber to meet those needs. Its overall mission of community development is determined by the organization’s program, its goals, usually called a Program of Work, Blueprint for Action, Goals for Progress, Action Agenda or similar title. Roosevelt, over the years, has experienced economic deprivation and the lack of incentive to rebuild. The Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce has taken on the responsibility of being the catalyst to change the trends and meet new economic goals. Based on a desire to promote a more favorable business climate and a positive quality of life, the Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce is bringing a variety of businesses within the community closer together by forming an even stronger and more cohesive voice of Roosevelt. The Chamber serves the Roosevelt community and will work hard to set goals to improve the business, educational, recreational, spiritual and cultural development of our community with the participation of its businesses, professionals, and community members.
The Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce General Meetings are held at 6:00pm on the 3rd Monday of each month at 45 Rose Ave Roosevelt, NY 11575