Serving Deer Park’s Business Community!

The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce is comprised of more than 100 business members, employing thousands of employees. The majority of our membership is made up of small, locally owned and operated businesses; more than ninety percent of our member businesses employ fewer than 25 employees.

The Chamber of Commerce is governed by a board of directors comprised of 9 dedicated volunteers who are chosen by general election. The Board of Directors, and in fact the entire Chamber of Commerce, receives invaluable office support from office manager Rose Whapeles.

The mission of the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce is to provide responsive action in such areas as business growth, public policy, workforce development, and community engagement. To that end, the Deer Park Chamber seeks to actively take on the following…

Deer Park Chamber Bylaws – Updated January 2017

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Chamber Standing Committees

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE. The Finance Committee is responsible for conducting annual financial reviews of the accounts of the Chamber and approving all bills presented at the regular monthly Board Meetings before payment is ordered.  The Committee shall present the results of the annual financial review to the Chamber at the December Membership Meeting.  The members of the Finance Committee shall include the Vice President and not fewer than two (2) members of the Board of Directors, one (1) of whom shall be designated as Chairman.

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE.  The Fundraising Committee is responsible for the planning and executing of annual fundraising events and activities.

EVENTS COMMITTEE.  The Events Committee is responsible for coordinating presenters and locations for the monthly Chamber luncheons.  The Committee is also responsible for coordinating business open house events and special activities such as new business openings, ribbon cuttings, and other events supported or sponsored by the Chamber.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE.  The Economic Development Committee is responsible for promoting business development in the Chamber area including, but not limited to, the Light Industrial Park and Deer Park Municipal Airport.

PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE.  The Public Relations Committee is responsible for all aspects of public outreach on behalf of the Chamber including, but not limited to, the maintenance and administration of the Chamber website and Facebook page and the administration of the U.S. Highway 395 entry sign.

Our Mission

Supporting Businesses

Actively promote economic development, provide a voice for the Deer Park business community, and be involved in the future planning of the City of Deer Park.

Networking

Provide social and business networking opportunities, such as the Chamber After-Hours, as well as to host monthly luncheons to provide progressive educational opportunities for our members and for the community at large.

Promotion

Promote the Deer Park area as a desirable place to live and work, and provide resources and assistance for businesses and individuals wishing to relocate to the Deer Park area.

Create Alliances

Create alliances among diverse businesses, community organizations, and faith-based organizations, so as to promote unity within our community, and to ensure that all community members can locate the goods and services to best meet their needs.

A Great Place to Do Business…

A Great Place to Live!

Deer Park, WA.

Everything You Want…Right Here!

Light Industrial Park

With construction and infrastructure complete, Deer Park’s Light Industrial Park is ready!  This is a huge opportunity for the Deer Park community as the City of Deer Park continues to receive multiple business inquiries from expanding businesses interested in developing new operations in the Deer Park community.  With Spokane County’s Economic Development progress in attracting new businesses to our greater Spokane County area, the realization of Deer Park’s Business & Industrial Center bringing new jobs to our community, and all of the benefits for existing local businesses that is created as a result of these activities, there has not been a better time to develop and grow a business in Deer Park.

Opportunities for Economic Growth

Recent economic reports show that there is a significant retail opportunity in virtually every retail industry category making the Deer Park area a great place to start a new business or relocate an existing business. In 2015 Deer Park experienced strong economic growth with retail sales jumping 8% over the previous year.

Local Airport

Deer Park Municipal Airport offers a variety of aviation services to complement your personal and business needs.  The State of Washington has designated Deer Park Municipal Airport as a Regional Service airport, making it a great alternative to Spokane International Airport and Felts Field

Great Place to Live

Deer Park is a small town with a big back yard! If you enjoy the look and feel of small town America, you’ll find Deer Park to your liking. We’re close enough to the “big city” to take advantage of Spokane’s numerous amenities yet far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet of country living.

The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce works to promote and support business growth in the greater Deer Park community.
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