CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Route 66 Chamber's Accomplishments:
With the support of our Members, the Route 66 Chamber of Commerce has been able to accomplish  many tasks and projects that support the promotion and preservation of the famous Mother Road.  There is still much more to do to help all businesses along the Route in this recovering economy, so please help us help those who make Route 66 the most famous highway in the world by joining the Chamber. Thanks.
The Chamber has the largest Route 66 Website in the world.
The Chamber has attended the 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013 and the 2014 International 66 Festivals.
The Chamber built and hosted the Amarillo 2011 Festival's popular website.
The Chamber assisted the Schlotsky's Restaurant Chain design a Route 66 promotion.
The Chamber took a business survey and research trip from Joplin to Chicago and back in 2010.
The Chamber was instrumental in finding the new owners of the Boots Motel in Carthage, MO..
The Chamber has spent 36+ months doing restoration work on the Boots Motel.
The Chamber built and donated the historic Boots Court's website and Facebook page.
The Chamber was instrumental in securing the 2013 Joplin International Festival.
The Chamber researched the Carthage , MO. alternate Routes and posted our own signs for travelers.
The Chamber assisted with the effort to place the first promotional Route 66 billboard in Nashville.
The Chamber Director continues to give multiple talks to civic organizations and schools.
The Chamber produced two 25-minute TV programs promoting Route 66.
The Chamber produced short documentaries on 66'rs Bob Waldmire and Harley & Annabelle.
The Chamber assists Mom & Pop businesses by building websites that promote them.
The Chamber began the successful search for the tow truck that inspired "Tow Mater" in 2006.
The Chamber helped Joplin residents after the tornado and distributed donations from the Route.
The Chamber provides free promotion for Route 66  Events and Activities.
The Chamber has completed a  national TV Public Service TV commercial to air in 2015.
The Chamber is working today with organizations in China and Japan to promote Route Tourism.
The Chamber is resolving a MoDOT issue that prevented businesses from having signs on 66.
The Chamber promoted and found a buyer for Dale's Old 66 1928 filling station in Joplin, MO.
The Chamber saved the 1946 Westport Lodge-Motel which is now being restored in Joplin.
The Chamber established a Facebook Page, "Route 66 Cares", which raised funds for tornado relief.
The Chamber attend the Intl. Route 66 Fest in Kingman, AZ and was a speaker.
The Chamber is assisting others to save the Gasconade River Bridge in MO..

Join the Chamber and help our future promotion and preservation efforts succeed.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS