We are excited to be partnering with Crete Ace Hardware on a Raffle Drawing for two lucky winners to win a Green Egg Grill or Yeti Package! Total package of both Green Egg Grill and Yeti is valued at around $4,000. The two winners will be announced Sunday, October 6th at 3:30pm in front of Ace Hardware during Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival. Tickets are available NOW at the Crete Chamber of Commerce and Crete Ace Hardware. Tickets are $10 for 1 ticket or $25 for 3 tickets and they will be sold until the day of the festival. Limited to 500 tickets so hurry and get yours before they run out!

  • What's New In The Community

  • Chamber and Community Calendar

    POYDS Dance Company - Open Enrollment 

    Location: Studio C - 1318 Main Avenue 

    Come join us to register for spring classes now offering classes for 3yrs - 18yrs, collegiate and adult ballet, tap and jazz classes along with country line and swing dance lessons for collegiate, adults, and seniors! For more information, 

    Visit: www.poydsdancecompany.com. 

    June 4th - August 4th 

    Back 2 School Supply Drive

    Drop - Off Locations: Crete Chamber Office & Doane University College To Career Center 

    Currently seeking school supply donations for Crete Elementary and Intermediate Schools. Donations can be made via credit cards by visiting our amazon wish list site or by dropping off school supplies, checks/cash to me in the College 2 Career Center at Doane University. Checks can be made payable to Doane University Alternative Breaks and in the memo write "B2SD". For more information, please contact Andrew Brown at 402-826-8106. 


    Saturday, August 3rd at 9:00 am Shotgun Start

    The Crete Lions 20th Annual Golf Tournament

    Location:  College Heights Country Club, 1225 E 4th St Crete, NE, 68333

    The Golf Tournament will consist of 4-player scramble (18 holes, flighted). Ladies are encouraged to participate along with the men (come yourself, bring a partner, or team).

    Entry fee is $50 per player. Carts included as well as lunch after golf. Flag prizes, door prizes, and mulligans included.

    Sign up at CHCC/Crete Golf (402) 826-4653, call Ron Hoback at (402) 525-8463, or email Ron at rdhoback@gmail.com


    Wednesday, August 14th from 9:00am-12:00pm

    Meet and Greet with Child Envangelism Fellowship

    Location:  The Brew House, 1206 Main Ave, Crete, NE 68333

    A Meet and Greet with key staff from Child Evangelism Fellowship of Nebraska.  Come meet Jonathan Musgrave Executive Director, Matthew Anderson Stewardship Director and Dakota Lyman Director for Southeast Nebraska.  Come meet and find out more how Child Evangelism Fellowship of Nebraska is helping to change lives by introducing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to Elementary age kids.  Come for Coffee and Scones and even a few door prizes!

  • Tuesday, August 27th from 11:45am - 1:00pm

    Legislative Forum with the State Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Location: Crete Chamber of Commerce, 2905 Betten Drive, Crete, NE


    Thursday, October 3rd from 3:30-5:30

    Teachers Appreciation Business After Hours 

    Location: Brew House


    Friday, October 4th - Sunday, October 6th, 2019

    5th Annual Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival 

    Location: Downtown Crete and City Park 

    For more details and previous year's recap, visit www.cretepumpkinfest.com.


    Monday, November 18th at 6:00 pm

    Crete Holidays - Kick Off Celebration & Downtown Street Lighting 

    Location: TBD


    Tuesday, November 19th - Thursday, December 19th at 12:00 pm (Noon)

    Crete Holidays - Shop Local Events

    More details to be unveiled in the coming months!


    Saturday, December 7th from 8:00am - 11:00am

    Breakfast With Santa 

    Location: Crete High School Commons Area 

    This event is brought to you by Crete High School - FBLA Chapter and Crete Chamber of Commerce. Free event for the public!  


    Friday, December 20th - TBD

    Crete Holidays - Grand Prize Drawing Winner Announced Over The Radio

    More details to be unveiled in the coming months!


  • Thank You To Our 2019 Chamber Endorsement Sponsors!  


    Crete Champion: $2,500

    Crete Ace Hardware


    Crete Partner: $1,500

    Nestle Purina

    Pinnacle Bank

    Union Bank and Trust


    Crete Developer: $1,000

    American Family Insurance

    City Bank & Trust

    Edward Jones Investments

    Crete Area Medical Center


    Crete Patron: $500

    Schwan's Home Services



    Thank you for your support and loyalty to the Crete Chamber of Commerce! 


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