• About Us

  • Andrea Banwart

    Executive Director

    The Republic Area Chamber of Commerce embraces our desire to be a close knit community while welcoming the progressive nature of growth. Through the dedication of our Board of Directors, RACC has recently rebranded by establishing our new mission, vision, and values. More and more businesses are choosing Republic as their investment location of choice. The positive and active relationship between our organization, city government and schools is indicative of our committed desire to see Republic flourish. It's an exciting time to live, work, play, and do business in Republic!

  • Our Vision

    The Republic Area Chamber of Commerce will be a regional leader dedicated to cultivating a strong economy and prosperous community.


    Our Mission

    To develop and maintain a progressive collaboration with all community partners to promote, support, and advocate for local businesses and patrons.


  • Our Values

  • CONNECTION • HONESTY • ADVOCACY • MEMBERSHIP • BUSINESS • EMPOWERMENT • RELATIONSHIPS

    • We value connecting businesses to prospective customers and to essential resources.
    • We value doing the right things for the right reasons.
    • We value the promotion of our member’s interests for the benefit and success of our business community and regional economy.
    • We value providing programs, services, and learning opportunities that are relevant to our members.
    • We value the crucial role businesses play in the promotion of a healthy community.
    • We value empowering businesses to be innovative while honoring the traditions important to our community.
    • We value treating all of our relationships with honesty, respect, and fairness.
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