to the Harvard Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s website. Our goal is to provide with a useful tool for you and your business. And when you are looking for information about area schools, churches, or attractions in the greater Harvard area, we hope to be your go-to resource. Let us know how we are doing.

Our Mission

The Harvard Chamber of Commerce & Industry is a strong network of dedicated volunteers and local small business owners, like yourself, who work together to promote area businesses and to foster a prosperous climate for economic development and business growth in Harvard. Through their investment in the Chamber, member business owners support a wide variety of programs that benefit the entire community.

We hope you will use this website as your resource for all that Harvard has to offer. If you are interested in residing, working or starting a business in Harvard, please feel free to contact the Harvard Chamber office, at 40 N. Ayer St., or call 815-943-4404.

Eblast News is sent out on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and includes Chamber information and no more than one Chamber member’s news per day per week.  Click the Eblast News link to sign up to receive the Chamber Eblast.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Holiday Hours

Monday, December 24th – Open 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday, December 25th – Closed
Wednesday, December 26th – Closed 

Thursday, December 27th – Open 10-3
Friday, December 28th – Open 10-3

Monday, December 31st – Open 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday, January 1st – Closed
Wednesday, January 2nd – Closed

Thursday, January 3rd – Open 10-3
Friday, January 4th – Open 10-3


Harvard Chamber of Commerce Scavenger hunt with Ella the Elf! Starts Nov 20th thru Dec 16th! Find Ella the Elf at different Chamber member locations every few days and take a selfie. Post on the Chamber facebook page with your name and Ella’s location for a chance to win $25 per location she is displayed. 

Join us for our Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction on

Friday, February 8th at Stratford Banquet Hall.

Listen to Your Chamber Update Every Thursday at 8:00am on WHIW 101.3FM


Since the 1950s when Harvard resident Esther Blodgett became the first woman to apply for a license with the FCC, the City of Harvard has had the privilege of always having its own local station.  Today, WHIW 101.3FM is Community Radio at its finest.  Chamber Director Crystal Musgrove brings a member into the studio every Thursday morning at 8:00 am.  Would you like to go on Chamber Update and talk about your business? Contact the Chamber office for more details.  You can  livestream the station at http://www.whiwharvard.com.


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