Ord Area Chamber of Commerce

Leading and Exceeding

The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce is an area-wide Chamber with members from several of the surrounding communities. The Ord Area Chamber is a member of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Our Mission: Sustain our Quality, Retain our Youth, Grow our Community.

Our objectives:
- Assist businesses prosper and grow
- Promote our local business community to a global audience
- Increase area employment opportunities
- Encourage an orderly expansion and development of all segments of the community
- Contribute to the overall economic stability of the community
- Advocate our quality of life

2016 Chamber Sponsors & Members:

The following Chamber members have gone above and beyond their annual membership dues in support for the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce.

BRONZE ($400):
- Anderson Pharmacy
- Bank First – Ord 
- First National Bank – Ord
Good Life Health Services
- Grandview Assisted & Independent Living
- Great Western Bank – Ord
- Green Plains Renewable Energy
- Jeffres Sand & Gravel
Piskorski Dental
- Professional Eyecare
- Sack Lumber
- Springdale Title & Realty, Inc.
- Stowell & Geweke, P.C., L.L.O. 
- Trotter’s Whoa & Go – Ord
- Ulrich Gravel
- Wadas, Inc.

SILVER ($500):
- Hackel Construction, Inc. 
- KNLV Radio/MWB Broadcasting
- Pathway Bank – Ord

GOLD ($700):
- Loup Valley Redi-Mix

PLATINUM ($1,000):
- Valley County Health System

Click here for a complete list of 2016 Chamber members.


  1. How do we provide value for our membership?
    • - Strategic marketing with
      - Social media connectivity with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram
      - Membership marketing and promotions assistance
      - Access to individual ChamberMaster business webpage
      - Option to sell products and services on
      - Successful Buy Local campaign implementation and holiday shopping promotions
      - Workforce sourcing for membership
      - Policy engagement with state and federal elected officials
      - Business to Business social networking
      - Ord Area ChamberBucks can only be redeemed at Chamber businesses
      - Connectivity among Valley County communities, businesses and civic organizations
      - Community and economic development
      - Powerful partnerships with local, state and national organizations to benefit members and the Valley County community
  1. Chamber Resources and Information:
  1. ShopOrd:
  1. Ord Area ChamberBucks:
    • Support our local merchants with Ord Area ChamberBucks. ChamberBucks can be used at any Chamber business which are all listed on the BIZ page.  Give ChamberBucks for gifts, employee recognition, or thank you gestures to help promote and support our local businesses.  You can purchase ChamberBucks at the Chamber office or online at View the ChamberBucks Policy here
  1. 2017 Chamber Board of Directors:
    • President: Beth Knapinski – Valley County Health System (2018)
      Past President: Teresa Lange, CinTrese Boutique (2017)
      Vice President: Jennifer Smith – Hackel Construction (2018)
      Secretary: Cindy Struckman – CinTrese Boutique (2017)
      Treasurer: Dan Vech – Ag Pro Insurance (2018)
      Dorothy Andreesen – Second Hand Rose (2017)
      Justin Augustyn – Individual Member (2018)
      Dean Balderston – J&J Sanitation (2017)
      Alex Farrens – Farm Bureau Financial Services: Greg Duryea (2019)
      Thomas Herman – Misko Sports (2018)
      Karla Ritterbush – Pathway Bank (2019)
      Matt Woodward – Shelter Insurance (2017)
    • Business owners, employees and volunteers from the Chamber membership are welcome to participate in Chamber committee work. Contact the Chamber office or any board member to learn how you can get involved.

Contact the Chamber:
1514 K Street
Ord, NE 68862
(308) 728 – 7875
Email the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce