Emergency Preparedness

Planning and preparing for an emergency (natural or man made) is extremely important and should be an integral part of your business.  We have put together some valuable information for you to get started.  It’s never too late, don’t wait!

Emergency Business Supplies

Every Business Should Have a Plan

Basic Emergency Supply Kit Checklist 

Business Continuity and Disaster Preparedness Plan

The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security website has a “Ready Business” site for plans for emergency & continuity planning and “Ready America” site with information on how a family can prepared for natural or man made emergencies.

The American Red Cross’s website has a Business & Industry Guide for Disasters.

 Earthquake Safety Guide

The Center for Disease Control & Prevention website provides Emergency Preparedness & Response information for earthquakes, extreme heat, floods, hurricanes, landslides & mudslides, power outages, tornadoes, tsunamis, volcanoes, wildfires, and winter weather.

The National Weather Service website provides information on weather warnings and forecasts.

The American Red Cross has a well organized website with a wealth of information on family disaster planning, animal safety, evacuation methods and disaster supply kits.

What Our Members Say About Us

"The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce truly lives up to the community model of business. We share a belief that we are all in this together to build up our community and help businesses flourish so they can provide great jobs...The opportunities to get involved are endless. At the West County Chamber, members like each other. Come join us!"

Bruce Sheridan, Organizational Compass Inc.

"The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce is a great place to meet others! The goal of the Chamber is to help members promote their business and contribute to the community in a fun and friendly atmosphere!"

John Hoover, U.S. Bank Home Mortgage

"This is a great Chamber for making business connections and getting involved with the local communities. I have met many friends through my involvement with the West County Chamber of Commerce."

Robin Monks, Cetera Investors

"Joining the Chamber has helped advanced our business during good times and bad. Glad we made the commitment to join over ten years ago. There is no better place to develop your business than the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce!!!"

Sandy Chestnas, Owner SERVPRO of Fenton/South Ballwin

"The West County Chamber of Commerce continually provides the Parkway School District with business and community connections that ultimately benefit our students and educators. They willingly share information about the school district with the larger community. Information from the West St. Louis Chamber assists Parkway in our future planning. We very much appreciate our partnership."

Keith Marty, Superintendent Parkway School District

"This is the most amazing chamber I have ever seen! Lori Kelling and Heather Zerweck are the dynamic duo 🙂 They bring so much energy and a truly amazing culture to the West County Chamber of Commerce. The connections I created have made such a positive impact on my business!!"

Jay Grosman, Owner/Founder iAutoAgent

"The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce has helped me grow my business for the past four years. Through their various networking meetings and events I've made business connections and friendships I otherwise wouldn't have. Their website and Facebook page are also a great resources for keeping up with local information and events."

Courtney Ruder, Ruder Realty