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California Area Chamber of Commerce

California, Missouri

Mission Statement
To take the lead in promoting business development and stimulating economic growth as well as enhancing the quality of life through Community involvement, recognition, and pride.

Vision statement

The California Area Chamber will accomplish its mission by implementing programs to meet the needs of our growing Community through teamwork. We will expand our membership by promoting a positive working relationship among businesses and the general public while maintaining an efficient organization that is accountable to each of its members. 

                          Membership Benefits

Your membership is an investment in your business and community’s future. The Chamber is here to help our members and our community. Membership may be a tax-deductible business expense, consult your tax accountant for guidance.
Some benefits members enjoy include:
• Online Membership Directory Listing
• Chamber Business Referrals
• Annual Membership Directory Listing
• Official Chamber Logo use
• Online Community Calendar of Events
• Committee Participation • Community Resource & Information Center
• Special Events Assistance (groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, etc.)
• Periodic Informational Emails
• Educational Seminars
• Notary
• Fax and copy privileges at Chamber office
• New to the Area Welcome Baskets
• Chamber Gift Certificates Visitor Services
• Visitor Assistance • Maps - City, County, and State
• Brochures of local, regional, and state attractions Economic Information
• Community Profile
• Demographic Information
• Business Statistics
• Member of Moniteau Economic Development Events
• Ozark Ham & Turkey Festival
• Easter Egg Hunt
• Golf Tournament
• Christmas California Style - parade - house lighting contest
• Annual Chamber Dinner & Auction
• Scholarship Program

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Chamber Annual Dinner 

 

 

Ribbon Cuttings 

 

 

Business Educational Seminar

 

 

Christmas Parade

 

 

Ozark Ham & Turkey Festival

 

 

Notary certified 

Businesses can have their documents notarized in the Chamber office.

 

Ready to become a member?

Membership Dues Structure:

Banks/Savings & Loan: $11 per $1,000,000 of deposits

Professional business – dues per each practicing – : $125 per each Attorney, Accountant, Doctor, Dentist, or Veterinarian

Individuals/Churches/Non-profit Organizations/Farm/Home $40

Business: Sole Proprietorship/Small Business with 1-10 Full Time $125

Business/Corporation: with 11-25 Full Time Employees*: $175

Business/Corporation: with 26-50 Full Time Employees*: $225

Business/Corporation: with 51+ Full Time Employees*: $500

Associate Membership – if you own a second business – $25/each additional business New members’ dues are pro-rated on a quarterly basis.

*4 part time (30 hours or less) employees = 1 full time employee
For more information, contact the Chamber Office at 573-796-3040 or email [email protected]

To become a member of the California Area Chamber of Commerce click on the link below to download the membership form. Return the completed form to:
Chamber Office
500 S Oak St
Suite A
California MO 65018

membership form

2019 Board of Directors & Staff

Blake Howard, President

Cargill Turkey & Cooked Meats

Brandy Brockes, Vice President

Brockes Tire & Auto

Pamela Pearon, Treasurer

Central Bank

Rita Hammerly, Secretary

Burgers' Smokehouse

Heather Allen

California Progress, Inc

Brad Baer

Baer Brothers Woodworking

Denise Barnes

West Ridge Event Center

Melissa Bonecutter

Bonecutter Body Shop & Off Road

Cale Brown

Commerce Bank

Sharon Campbell

Moniteau County Farm Bureau

Norris Gerhart

Mr. G's

Shelly Hampton

Peoples Bank of Moniteau County

Becky Lawson

Hawthorn Bank

Dr. Todd McCluskey

Capital Region Medical Center

Robin Ratcliff

Ratcliff Farms

Roberta Rothstein

Independent

Dwight Sanders

Moniteau County R-1 School District

Amanda Trimble

The Flower Shop for All Occasions, Inc.

Tom Winters

Independent

Becky Wood

Hawthorn Bank

Sandra Ratcliff

Executive Secretary
California Area Chamber of Commerce

 

 

Business hours

Phone

573-796-3040

Business Hours

  • Monday - Friday
    08:00am – 12:00 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday
    Closed