About South Columbia County

Founded in 1947, the South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) was formed to help foster healthy business growth

What is the Chamber of Commerce?

Great question!

The South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization. It is a partnership between businesses, professionals, and organizations who work together to build a healthy local economy and improve the quality of life in a local community. We are a not-for-profit 501c6 organization with over 150 businesses, non-profits, and individuals in the area.

Our Mission: Strength of Business is our priority

Vision: To create and promote economic vitality in South Columbia County

Our Priorities

The SCCC board has adopted a plan that will steer the organization and keep it on course assisting businesses now and in the future. The plan focuses on four initiatives.

Enhancing Business Connections

Providing resources for business growth and health

Providing resources for business growth and health

Legislative advocacy for regional business vitality

Who We Serve

The SCC Chamber represents Scappoose, St Helens, Columbia City and Vernonia.


St Helens

Columbia City


Our Core Values



Being a chamber member means more than a business directory listing. It shows you support economic development and growth in the community



The chamber is a collaboration of businesses, professionals and organizations working together


Economic Development

Chamber members join together because they stand a better chance of getting things done when speaking with a collective voice. They work together towards building a healthy economy and improving the quality of life



Word of mouth is the most powerful marketing. Chamber members are offered numerous opportunities to network, create intimate connections and be involved in the community. 

Our Vision

Our vision is a thriving business community involving chamber members of all types from solopreneurs to large corporations and individuals to nonprofits and local government.

  1. Healthy budget that allows for investment in the community
  2. Diverse revenue streams
  3. Welcoming gateway to South Columbia County
  4. Thriving liaison and community leader
  5. Active members that include all types of members
  6. Engaged & committed board

5 Year Plan:

  1. Refine how we provide value to our members
  2. 60% business membership
  3. Bi-monthly coffee and commerce
  4. The collective voice of business in South Columbia County
  5. Functional board
  6. Active community committees / Liaisons
  7. The chamber building is a welcoming gateway to Main Street
  8. Inclusive – active members that include all types of members
  9. A healthy budget that allows for investment in the community

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The South Columbia County Chamber is very grateful for our Platinum Level Sponsors

Grocery Outlet
Hurliman CPA
InRoads Credit Union
Port of Columbia County Logo
mark lang logo
RA Construction
Western Heating & Cooling
Finish Line Graphics
Hailey Iverson Edward Jones
City of St Helens
Columbia County Oregon Color Logo
City of Scappoose Logo

The Chamber is also excited to recognize our Gold Level Sponsors

NW Plumbing Services Logo
columbia river pud logo
Hailey Iverson Edward Jones
Pactac Protective Solutions Logo
Hagan Hamilton
spring meadows assisted living logo
John L Scott Real Estate
christinas chest logo
Cruise planners logo
Michael Ismert Insurance Agency

The chamber also recognizes our Silver Level Sponsors

Mental Happiness logo
Avamere - St Helens

McMullen Water Systems, Inc.

Wauna Credit Union
Columbia County Title & Escrow Services
Absolute Ductless
Dockside restaurant logo
meadowpark logo
understanding my medicare logo


avermere at st. helens logo
Plymouth Pub logo
Chronicle logo
Mark's Custom Exteriors
richardsons logo
Westco logo
Cardinal services logo
columbia funeral home logo
CHS Painting logo
feathers and leathers logo
Windermere Logo


HUdson Garbage
Portrait homes logo
Kevin Iverson LOGO
guild mortgage logo
scappoose senior center logo
Columbia River Fire & Rescue
Dan Rocha Design Logo
Columbia River PUD
The Jane Garcia Team Logo
Real eye zing art logo