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Business Listing of Hartington Chamber Members

Chamber Of Commerce

Hartington Area Chamber of Commerce
107 West State Street 
P.O. Box 742 
Hartington, NE 68739 

Email: chamberpres@hartel.net

Chamber Officers: 
Karma Schulte, President
Karen Flamig, Vice President
Justin Kerkman, Secretary
Lee Carl, Treasurer  

Chamber Board Directors: Linda Burns, Matt Erlandson, Eric Hames, Blair Kalin, Jane Sayler, Fr. Owen Korte, and Allen Kathol.

Chamber Community Coffee is held each Friday at the Hartington Senior Center from 9:00-10:30. Everyone is welcome.

Chamber Mission

The Hartington Area Chamber of Commerce is a direct reflection of the base on which this community is founded. This chamber body is a future seeking, business promoting, practical, committed volunteer body of growth-oriented people. We are investing in the present to set a sound foundation for the future. This non-profit organization is a voice on specific critical issues in this community.

Chamber Objectives

To promote business, agriculture, education, tourism and the superior quality of life in the Hartington, Nebraska area.

To voice an opinion on behalf of our constituents and in the best interest of the community to Hartington's elected officials.

To provide to the community a group resource to gather together and discuss pending issues which affect all aspects of the community.

Chamber Dues


Financial:    Banks, Savings & Loans, etc. 
Base fee: $230
Utilities:     Gas, Electric, Phone, TV, etc. 
Base Fee $175
Professional:  Doctors, Lawyers, Morticians, etc. 
Base Fee $145
Industrial: Manufacturing, etc. 
Base Fee $115 plus $1 per employee
Service Oriented: Insurance, Realtor, Publisher, Hotel, etc.  Base Fee $90 plus $1 per employee

Clothing, Groceries, Hardware, Gas Stations, etc. 
Base Fee $70 plus $1 per employee

Community Supporter:  Non-Profit Organizations, Schools, Etc.  Base Fee $45

Interested Community Members

Base Fee:
$30 for a voting member
$15 for a non-voting member

Chamber-Sponsored Events

  • Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet (held in January each year)
  • Ribbon cutting ceremonies for new or expanding businesses
  • Annual Easter egg hunt at Felber Park (Saturday before Easter at 1pm at Felber Park)
  • Candlelight Christmas and Lighted Vehicle Parade (Friday before Thanksgiving)
  • Promotion of the Chamber float in area parades
  • Hunting and tourism promotion
  • Sponsor two scholarships for Hartington-Newcastle Public School students and two scholarships for Cedar Catholic High School students
  • Youth basketball sponsor
  • Central contact for information relating to Hartington
  • Member of the Shannon Trail regional tourism committee Chamber of Commerce
  • Visit our local geo caches. Login to www.geocaching.com and enter 68739.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Chamber continues to sponser many other business promotional events for the community.