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Chamber Checks


The perfect gift for everyone on your list!

Chamber Checks are issued by the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce and are redeemable much like a gift certificate or traveler's check. Charlevoix Chamber Checks function just like a regular check and can be used to purchase goods and services from our member businesses.

Charlevoix Chamber Checks make a great gift and encourage purchases at our member businesses. A person can choose where and when to use Chamber Checks, redeeming them at local restaurants, shops, or for professional services. In many ways Charlevoix Chamber Checks function like community-wide gift certificates. By giving Chamber Checks to friends and family, you give them access to fabulous goods and services town-wide. More elegant than cash, and more flexible than a gift certificate, Chamber Checks provide a fun way to give to those you care about and support local businesses at the same time.

Chamber Checks will be sold exclusively at the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $25, $50, and $100. 



Frequently Asked Questions


What do I do if someone want to redeem one?
1. Process just like a personal check
2. Deposit in your bank account
3. Give customer change if the item purchased is less than the Chamber Check presented.

Do they expire?
Yes, Chamber Checks expire one year after the issue date that is printed on the check.  Make sure you are checking the expiration date before accepting payment.

Can I cash it?
No, Chamber Checks cannot be cashed.  A purchase must be made and change given in the event the whole certificate is not spent.

How can I redeem them?
Any Chamber Member Business is able to accept a Chamber Check.  Check our Business Directory for qualifying businesses.