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YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Presented by RVR Bank: APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2024-2025 YLA CLASS ARE NOW OPEN! Applications are available at the high school guidance office, the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce office (128 E 6th St.), and online. Applications are due Thursday, April 18th, 2024 at 4:00pm. Applications can be mailed to the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce or dropped off at the Chamber Office. Similar in structure to the adult Leadership Fremont, YLA is targeted to high school juniors. Added to the curriculum are hands-on immersive activities in civics led by Fremont's mayor and group projects that end with public presentations.
YLA Application Click Here

COMPASS AWARD NOMINATION:  The Compass Leadership Awards are The Fremont Area Chamber’s highest recognition for outstanding leadership. Compass Awards acknowledge and celebrate individual achievement and leadership that has had a significant and positive impact on advancing the area as a vibrant, family focused business community. The Fremont Area Chamber is taking nominations for Female Leadership, Male Leadership, College Leadership and Youth Leadership awards. Please send nominations of leaders you know who foster a sense of community and continued motivation toward excellence. Compass Award Nomination Form Click Here

LEADERSHIP FREMONT Presented by RVR Bank: A nine-month series - one day per month - of leadership development activities and community awareness sessions that enhance knowledge about Fremont. Participants tour local, regional, and state points of interest to gain contextual information about the inner workings of government, businesses, and community service organizations.
Leadership Fremont Fact Sheet Click Here
Leadership Fremont Application Click Here

LEADERSHIP MIDLAND Presented by RVR Bank:  Similar in structure to the adult Leadership Fremont, Leadership Midland is targeted to Midland University Students. This program serves as a dynamic platform for students to embark on a journey of community engagement, personal growth, and leadership development. Through this program, students are equipped with the tools and knowledge to actively contribute to the betterment of their community while honing their skills in various essential areas. 
Leadership Midland Application -2024-2025

THINK LOCAL: Growing out of the belief that dollars circulated locally build in value, this program encourages residents to use local merchants and services first.

FREMONT BUCKS: A check-like currency issued by the chamber supports the concept of "Buy Local" and is popular among businesses as employee or customer gifts. The BUCK$ are treated just like cash at local merchants


  • Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet & Hall of Fame Gala
  • Legislative Forum
  • Northeast Nebraska Day at the Capitol
  • Chamber Motorcycle Rally
  • Topics at 12
  • Fremont Beer Fest
  • Chip in for the Chamber
  • Annual Excellence in Agriculture Awards Luncheon
  • Annual Leadership Banquet
  • Monday Marketeer
  • Chamber Coffees
  • Chamber Business After Hours
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
  • Business Education Tours