Greater Rostraver Chamber of Commerce members are concerned about enhancing and advancing the economic, cultural and civic welfare of our region. Our region includes Rostraver Township, Belle Vernon, North Belle Vernon, Forward Township, Elizabeth Township, Smithton, Perryopolis, Washington Township, West Newton, and the surrounding municipalities in Allegheny, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland Counties.
Your Membership Benefits with the GRC
- The GRC Business of the Month program
Each month a member of the GRC is chosen to become the GRC Business of the Month. The business receives recognition with a sign that is displayed prominently in their place of business. A publicity article, along with a photo is featured in the monthly newsletter, The Valley Independent, Times Sun, Mon Valley Messenger, GRC website and Facebook page.
- Listing on the GRC website
Members will be listed with a link to your company’s website on the GRC website which is professionally maintained and updated.
- Monthly Publications: Chamber Connection, The Valley Independent and Mon Valley Messenger.
These publications keep members informed of activities and events of the GRC and our members. Event listings, press releases, member news, and additions of new members are included.
- Annual Membership Directory
A directory will be printed and distributed in the first quarter of each year to all GRC members, listing each member and their business services.
The GRC provides members with special pricing for full color advertising in the Chamber’s monthly section in The Valley Independent. Members can also receive special rate advertising in the Mon Valley Messenger. The GRC also offers sponsorship and advertising opportunities in the Chamber Connection and annual Membership Directory.
The GRC encourages members to patronize other members and support surrounding communities and businesses.
- Facebook Postings
"Like" the GRC on Facebook and get the most up-to-date information on events and news items surrounding the GRC and its members.
- Island Beautification Project
The GRC maintains the island on Rt. 201, which provides another great advertising opportunity to member businesses.
GRC Membership Events
- Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
The GRC welcomes new businesses with free ribbon cutting ceremonies. A photo and publicity article is featured in all GRC publications and partner publications.
- Monthly Membership Meetings
The GRC holds monthly membership meetings on the 4th Tuesday of every month, with the exception of December. Members have the opportunity to present a “30 second commercial” about their product or service. An informational speaker is provided at each meeting.
- Networking Opportunities
Membership meetings, socials, outings, etc. are great ways to meet contacts and promote awareness of your business/organization.
Opportunities to attend GRC sponsored or co-sponsored seminars, workshops, and programs for you and your employees.
- Education Program
The GRC established a scholarship fund for students attending Westmoreland County Community College, Douglas Education Center and California University.
- Recognition Dinner
This annual event offers recognition to our honorees, in business, volunteerism and young professionalism.
- Golf Outing
The GRC hosts an annual golf outing fundraiser to benefit the educational programs. This event offers sponsorship and advertising opportunities, as well as a fun day on the course.
- August Fun Fest
The GRC continues to co-sponsor this annual event at Cedar Creek Park.
- Christmas Celebration
The GRC continues to co-sponsor this event and provide “goody bags”, treats and activities for the children that attend.
Then simply print and complete the form, and send it to the address below. Upon receipt of your application, an invoice will be sent to you based on the current dues structure. Call for Dues Pricing. Or you may pay online with PayPal below!