Chamber Community Club

The purpose of the Laurel Chamber Community Club is to promote business, education, agriculture, tourism and “The Good Life” that our state of Nebraska is known for.

The Laurel Chamber Community Club (LCCC) is comprised of future-minded, committed community members representing various businesses and organizations in Laurel. They sponsor several events throughout the year, with the support of the local businesses and individuals in the Laurel community and surrounding areas, The organization was established in 1902, “to assure mutual and combined interest of the businessmen in Laurel and advance the general welfare of the village.” 

Annual Events

  • The Easter Egg Hunt is held the Saturday before Easter.
  • Ag Days celebration is held over Father’s Day weekend (This is also Laurel’s Alumni Banquet weekend),
  • Cruise Night – held in August. Family fun with classic cars!
  • Football Tailgate fundraiser – with the proceeds of the Chamber Tailgate being donated to LCC School District.
  • Night of Lights – held in November and December, includes fun holiday events a special night of shopping held in early December.

Board Members

  • Rachel Steffen, Central Valley Ag, – Co-chair
  • Max Rasmussen, Rasmussen Farms – Co-chair
  • Jeremy Christiansen, LCC School -Treasurer
  • Diana Badley -Board Member
  • Michael Patefield, Patefield Seeds – Board Member
  • Craig Gutz, Citizens State Bank – Board Member
  • Kyla Spahr, Security Bank – Board Member
  • Pastor Matt Quanbeck, United Lutheran Church – Board Member

Community members serving on the Laurel Chamber Community Club board typically serve a term of three years.

The Laurel Chamber has high school representatives, two seniors and two juniors.  The interested Junior-year students submit an application and are voted on by the Laurel Chamber Board in January of the current year.  The high school reps serve on the Laurel Chamber Community Club Board until they graduate, attend the monthly meetings, take minutes at the meetings, help at the Chamber events and activities, and when they graduate, they receive a $250 scholarship.

High School Representatives

  • Brianna Campbell
  • Kaylee Donner
  • Jordynn Urwiler
  • Cassie Granquist

If you would like to express interest in serving on the Laurel Chamber, please contact the City of Laurel Economic Development office at (402) 256-9614, or one of the current board members.

Become a Member

If you would like to become a Laurel Chamber Community Club Member, please fill out an application and mail with payment to:

Laurel Chamber Community Club
PO Box 602
Laurel, NE  68745

Application & Benefits