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Shellie Whitfield

The Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce
116 East Bridge Street, Wetumpka, AL 36092
Phone: (334) 567-4811
Fax: (334) 555-9876
Email: Shellie Phelps, Executive Director swhitfield@wetumpkachamber.org
Directions: One block in front of the Old County Courthouse building – One Block to the east of the Bridge

Mission Statement

The Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce has one mission… to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life by providing vision, leadership, information and services.

The Chamber encourages the growth of business and industry; assists new businesses and families locating to the area; supports policies and activities believed to be beneficial to Wetumpka and the Elmore County area, opposing those thought to be detrimental to business and quality of life; and provides the services that members need to be successful in business.


Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce is the energizing and vitalizing force of the community.  The Chamber seeks to unite all the industrial, commercial, and civic interests for the purpose of bringing together concerned action in supporting those activities which are broader than any one single business or industry, but which promote the welfare of the area as a whole.  Our area includes Wetumpka and surrounding portions of Elmore County.
The Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce is a working partnership of business and professional people who know the wisdom of coordinating their efforts under effective leadership for advancement and development of the area.

Purpose of the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce

The purpose of the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce is to advance welfare and prosperity of our area so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper.  All necessary means of promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the economic, civic, commercial, cultural, industrial, recreational, and educational interests of the area.

Financing the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce

The largest source of revenue for general operating expenses of the Chamber is the membership who pay dues of varying amounts depending on the schedule.  Programs, budgets, salaries, and promotions are dependent upon them. For this reason, the Chamber is constantly striving to increase value-added member benefits to our membership.

Recommendations Policy 

Since the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce is supported by many firms which are in competition with each other, our policy is not to make recommendations regarding products, services, etc. but rather to refer the names of all members in a particular business category to inquirers.

It should be made clear to the inquirer that our provision of names, services, products, etc. in no way constitutes a recommendation or preference

Standard of Performance

The public expects very high standards of performance from the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce.  Our team of staff and volunteers are the most accurate, courteous, and cooperative of any in the community.

Affiliate Organizations

Our Chamber is informally affiliated with other organizations designed to provide services of a specialized nature to Chambers of Commerce. 

These organizations are:

Challenger Members
New Members 2019

Hours of Operation

The Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. The Chamber facilitates a host of meetings and events throughout the year, many of which involve time spent away from the office. Please call (334) 567-4811 to make an appointment with our team.

New Years Eve Closed
New Years Day Closed
Jan. MLK Jr/Gen. Robert E. Lee Day Closed
Feb. Presidents Day Closed*
Good Friday Closed for Jefferson Davis birthday 1st Monday in June
Easter Closed
April Confederate Memorial Day Closed
Memorial Day Closed
Independence Day Closed
Labor Day Closed
Columbus Day Closed*
Veterans Day Closed
Veterans Day Observed Closed
Thanksgiving Closed
Christmas Eve Closed
Christmas Day Closed

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