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.

Harvard Chamber of Commerce Presents its First Annual Job Fair on Thursday, September 13 at Harvard Diggins Library

Looking for a job or know someone who is looking?  The Harvard Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be holding its first annual Job Fair on Thursday, September 13th from 10:00 am to 7:30 pm at Harvard Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley.  The Fair will be focusing on Chamber members who have businesses within McHenry County.  Participating businesses to date are: In Home Essential Care, Custom Window Accents, Mercy Health System, Catty Corporation, Consolidated Container Corporation, Culvers of Harvard, Sustainable Staffing, Starline Building, and McHenry County College.  For more information call the Chamber at 815-943-4404 or email the chamber at info@harvcc.net.  Attendees, bring a resume (if you have one).


Beginning this school year, Harvard High School will be adopting an innovative entrepreneurship program designed to bring business leaders, school members and the community together. Crystal Musgrove, Executive Director of the Chamber, has been named Community Champion for the program. To learn more about the program and how you can get involved, review the details of the program located on this website, and then contact either Crystal Musgrove at the Chamber (info@harvcc.net; 815-943-4404) or Erin Harris, the INCubatoredu instructor at Harvard High School (eharris@cusd50.org; 815-943-6461, ext. 2279).

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.


Associates Club Members

Volunteer Center of McHenry County  – website
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Edward Jones Investments – website
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