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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. A society of the principal merchants and traders of a city, who meet to promote the general trade and commerce of the place. Some of these are incorporated, as in Philadelphia.

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The JCCI wants to promote mergers of chambers of commerce in line with the ongoing drive to promote integration among local governments.
The United Chambers of Commerce office is at 5121 Van Nuys Blvd.
says members of the state association include nine local chambers of commerce representing 1,500 businesses.
an attorney and businessman who has served with the Chatsworth/Porter Ranch and United chambers of commerce, the Valley Cultural Center, Meet Each Need with Dignity, the Northridge-Chatsworth Rotary Club and Valley VOTE.
LANCASTER - Antelope Valley Chambers of Commerce are planning a 2002 celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce.
Chamber of Commerce and its Center for Corporate Citizenship (CCC) are issuing a call to businesses and chambers of commerce throughout the United States to support Gulf Coast economic recovery and reconstruction this holiday season.
LANCASTER - The Lancaster and Rosamond Chambers of Commerce announced their merger into a joint organization called the Antelope Valley Chambers of Commerce.
The award acknowledges businesses and chambers of commerce that have demonstrated ethical leadership and corporate stewardship and have made a difference in their communities.
Ruth Lopez-Williams, the chairman of the Latino Business Association, a trade group, said many Latino chambers of commerce serve as transitional organizations, helping to ease Latino businessmen and women into the mainstream community.
NEW LEADERS: Encino-based United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley recently named its new board of directors.
The award acknowledges businesses and chambers of commerce that have demonstrated ethical leadership and corporate stewardship through a specific community service program outside of the United States.
Bob Scott, a Woodland Hills attorney, has been affiliated with the United Chambers of Commerce, the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley and the San Fernando Valley Association of Realtors.