The Murrieta and Wildomar chambers of commerce have merged to form one group with nearly 1,000 members.
The merger aims to maximize benefits for the business community, Patrick Ellis, president and CEO of Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce, said in a news release. The move became official Nov. 1.
Chamber offices in Murrieta and Wildomar will remain open. A kick-off event celebrating the partnership will be in January 2018.