The MCDP is just what the name implies – a partnership combining talents and resources of the Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development District with collaboration among business leaders, elected officials and a professional staff, working to create opportunities through economic and community development to improve the lives of Marion County citizens. This team strives together toward a more prosperous, vibrant and resilient Marion County by insuring that business and industry are supported, visitors are welcomed and residents are provided with the community information they need. MCDP is a unique organization, the only organization serving Marion County in this capacity.