Where is Gretna located?
Gretna is located just southwest of Omaha at the intersection of Highway 6 and Highway 370. We are also just a few miles from interstate 80.
Is Gretna growing?
Gretna was recently named the fastest growing community in the state of Nebraska. Our tremendous location combined with a fantastic community and an outstanding school system have made living in Gretna very attractive. As a result it has led to a vibrant and growing business community. We have the advantages of a small community with many of the amenities of a larger community.
What can you tell me about the school system?
Gretna has an excellent school system led by a fantastic staff from administration right down to the teachers, custodians and cafeteria workers. Over the last few years Gretna has held the designation of having the best student achievement scores in the state on standards testing. Gretna Public schools truly had a no child left behind mentality long before it was the national buzzphrase. Every student is important to them and they work hard to make sure that no child falls through the cracks.
How do I join the Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce?
Any business located in the Gretna School district is eligible to me a member of the Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce. Application may be made by submitting an online application found at the join the chamber link on this website. Following receipt of the application and the associated dues payment the application will be sent to the Board of Directors for approval.
What are the advantages of membership in the Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce?
The Chamber works to promote the local businesses. This is done through a variety of means including this website, a chamber directory published each year, a one sheet listing of chamber member businesses, an annual business fair in addition to a number of other activities. In addition to the promotion of the local businesses the member businesses help us to market Gretna itself. Through the use of advertising, a website, and working for economic development we work to promote new business and to promote the community itself.
How do I get help with information about Gretna or starting a business in Gretna?
If you do not find the information you need located on this website please feel free to email the chamber. Depending on the information you require we will email you the facts you need or in cases of business questions one of the members of our economic development committee will get in touch with you and provide you with the information requested.