How can we help you?
We're here to support local business and build a thriving community. Find resources below to grow, market, and maintain strong businesses, including: Chamber ribbon cutting information, useful links, templates, and more! Don't see something you need? Message us and we will add it to the page.
Let us help celebrate your business with a ribbon cutting.
Yes, we have giant scissors, and we want to put a spotlight on new businesses in the Edwardsburg area. You pick the day and plan your open house, and we will bring the ribbon, scissors, and a crowd of Chamber members. Ribbon cutting events are added to our Community Calendar, advertised on Facebook, and announced via email. We suggest you share your business's story and a photo with local media outlets using the press release template included in the Ribbon Cutting Guide found below:
U.s. Small Business Administration
The SBA was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist, and protect the interests of small business concerns, preserve the free competitive enterprise, and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
Entrepreneurship Lessons for Students
You know some of the names of the greatest modern entrepreneurs in history, and studying their lives will without a doubt inspire members of your generation. Maybe YOU are the next Bezos or Zuckerberg. Maybe your life will be the one to inspire the generation following yours. One of the most common traits of successful entrepreneurs is that they never stop learning. To start being an entrepreneur, learn what you can from the following article and links.
SCORE - Michiana Chapter
"SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years."
Social Security Resource Center
Government Services are often underutilized by the people who need them simply because they don’t know where to go or who to get in touch with. We’re trying to cut down the confusion when it comes to Social Security services.
The Social Security Resource Center is a non-partisan group, We hope our new Social Security directory will help ALL people in Michigan access these services without frustration. We want these citizens to know where to go when it comes to getting in about:
Social Security Cards
Other Federal Government Services
The Social Security Resource Center is the first comprehensive site that includes all of this information so that citizens can have frustration-free interactions with our federal government
Cass County Economic Development Corporation
"Our mission as a Community Economic Development Corporation is to be the catalyst and advocate for the stakeholders and assets of Cass County by working to enhance the economic environment."