Encourages, promotes, and assists with community visioning
(Vision 2020 and Comprehensive Plan Updates)
Promotes recreational, cultural, and artistic programs and tourism events
Spearheaded the revitalization of (streetscape) Main Street
Supports protection of the environment; Supporting Elkhorn Land and Historic Trust, Georgetown/Scott County Comprehensive Plan, and the preservation of Ward Hall
Promotes availability of Health Care; Provides information on health screenings at Georgetown Community Hospital and supports other healthcare professionals.
How Does the Chamber work with Government?
Educates members on current legislation; Chamber Newsletter, Red Alerts, Forums, Seminars, Lunch & Learns, Legislative Breakfasts
Conducts member surveys on local issues
Monitors City Council/Fiscal Court/Planning and Zoning meetings
Acts on important topics; Reduced cost of long distance calls by
extending service to Lexington, established Revenue Commission to consolidate local taxes paid by businesses, Inter-local Agreement Task Force
How Does the Chamber Support Businesses?
Recruits businesses that are compatible with the community needs; Promotes expansion of all existing industry and the Lane’s Run Business Park
Supports a better educated workforce; Local and regional School-To-Work, Center for Quality People & Organizations, Elkhorn Crossing School, Work Ready Community
Coordinates onsite visits with City and County leaders to assist new and existing businesses; Scott County Industrial Form, Scott County United
Provides referrals of Chamber Members only
Provides relocation and demographic information to industry,
businesses, and residents
Who Pays for It?
Members are billed on an annual dues system. Chamber membership is an investment in the future of the community. Any firm, individual, church or non profit organization sharing a common interest in community advancement and improving its “quality of life” is eligible for membership! BONUS! Membership is tax deductible!
How Does Becoming a Member Benefit Your Business?
Advertising Opportunities: in our biweekly newsletter, on the website, social media and event sponsorships
Monthly events: Luncheons, Business After Hours, “Let’s Eat” Program
Group Events: Keeneland, Annual Banquet and Golf Tourney
Lunch & Learns, Business Workshops and Speed Networking
Membership Breakfast and Business Referrals
Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings, Anniversary Events
What Are the COC's Logo and Branding Guidelines?
Branding is not only important for “message consistency” of Georgetown/Scott County Chamber of Commerce but also for the organization’s long term goals and objectives.
Every Chamber Member is encouraged to use the Chamber logo in their marketing material, at their place of business, and in other appropriate means of communication.
Every member will sign a logo usage policy and will agree to
discontinue use if a Member no longer has an active investment with our organization
A style guide and the logo can be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or at the Chamber office.