• Committees

  • By participating on a chamber committee, you improve the effectiveness of your Chamber and make a positive contribution to the business community. You get to meet your fellow business owners and make contacts to help improve your business. Below are the chamber committees and some of their duties. 

    To volunteer, contact Loretta@benson-chamber.com or call the chamber at 919-894-3825.

    Public and Governmental Affairs

    • Sponsors public forums
    • Monitors public and governmental affairs
    • Recommends policy to the Board of Directors
    • Keeps membership informed


    • Grand openings and ribbon cuttings
    • Business after hours
    • Membership contact and retention
    • Recruitment of new members
    • Help with Sundown in Downtown
    • Mule Days Festival
    • Banquet
    • Beat the Winter Blues Reverse Raffle


    • Local and State Education issues
    • Flame for Learning award
    • Leadership Johnston
    • Teacher Back to School luncheon
    • Scholarship presentations
    • Career Fair
    • Academic Achiever's luncheon

    Residential Home Life 

    • Chooses Yard of the Month
    • Attend Yard of the Month Award Presentations
    • Markets to new residents

    Downtown Committee

    • Open to all downtown Benson merchants
    • Facilitated by the Town of Benson Downtown Development Coordinator
    • Beautification projects
    • Arts projects
    • Special events

    Events Committees (choose from below)

    • Mule Days
    • Chamber Banquet
    • Christmas on Main
    • Classic Antique Tractor Show
    • Sundown in Downtown Concerts