The Hillside Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization, was organized in 1997 to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Hillside 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 and educational interests of the area.
The Hillside Chamber of Commerce was organized to achieve the objectives of:
1. Preserving the competitive enterprise system of business by:
A. Creating a better understanding and appreciation of the importance of business people and a concern for their problems.
B. Educating the business community and representing them in city, county, state and national legislation.
C. Preventing or addressing controversies which are detrimental to expansion and growth of business and the community if they arise.
D. Creating a greater appreciation of the value of a more liberal investment of substance and self on behalf of the interests of competitive business.
2. Promoting business and community growth and development by:
A. Promoting economic programs designed to strengthen and expand the income potential of all businesses within the trade area.
B. Promoting programs of a civic, social and cultural nature which are designed to increase the functional and aesthetic values of the community.
C. Discovering and correcting abuses which prevent the promotion of business expansion and community growth.