The Grand Mound-Rochester of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives of:

1)  Preserving the competitive enterprise system of business by:  creating a better understanding and appreciation of the importance of business people and a concern for their problems; educating the business community and representing them in city, county, state and national legislative and political affairs;  preventing or addressing controversies which are detrimental to expansion and growth of business and the community if they arise;  creating a greater appreciation of the value of a more liberal investment of substance and self on behalf of the interests of competitive business;

2)  promoting business and community growth and development by:  promoting economic programs designed to strengthen and expand the income potential of all business within the trade area;  promoting programs of a civic, social, and cultural nature which are designed to increase the functional and aesthetic values of the community; and discovering and correcting abuses which prevent the promotion  of business expansion and community growth.