Posts from category "Past Events"

Be In The Know Breakfast

 

Kelly Lowry shared a power point presentation covering a lot of changes in the BWC’s rules and regulations. This is her summary of the material that she covered.

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Junior Achievement After Five

On Thursday evening, September 21, Junior Achievement in partnership with The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services and Heidelberg University hosted an After Five gathering at the Great Wickham Hall located at Heidelberg University.

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Be In the Know Breakfast Wrap Up

The second Be In the Know Breakfast was held on April 4. The program touched on several topics and hosted two speakers.  Samantha Pneuman, (right), Image Specialist for Kimmel Corp spoke on branding.  Amy Hoffman, (left) Program Manager, Palmer Energy Company talked about the Chamber Energy Program.  She also introduced Trevor Kendrick, the new Account Manager for our area.  Bob Evans provided breakfast for everyone. 

The new Town to Gown Tuition Discount information was shared along with a pass out for the SOCA Benefit Plan.  The fliers for these benefits can be found on the chamber’s website.  It was explained that a Small Business Saturday survey was set up to see if there was an interest in having a Special Small Business for Seneca County that did not conflict with the big Ohio State football game.  Brittany Cook gave information on the GOBA’s June visit to Seneca County.   Everyone present was able to share information about themselves and their business. 

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Legislative Breakfast: State of the City, Sate of the County, State of the 88th District

 The Legislative Breakfast was held on Thursday, March 9th.  Mayor Aaron Montz, Seneca County Commissioner Mike Kerschner, and State Representative Bill Reineke gave a summary of 2016 and spoke of things that will take place in 2017.

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Heidelberg School of Business After Five

On February 16, Heidelberg University held a Chamber After 5 event. The Dean’s Student Advisory Board for the School of Business sponsored the networking event, bringing together students, faculty, and business professionals. Individuals from each of these groups met on the fourth floor of the School of Business’s Adams Hall.

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

On Friday, December 2nd community members gathered for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting; in the new Leadership Park.  The white spruce was planted in November.  It was a cold evening when Mayor Aaron Montz lit the Christmas Tree.  The Heidelberg Chamber Choir shared some beautiful Christmas music.  Debby Roszman, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library read the Twas the Night Before Christmas.  WTTF provided the PA system for the evening.  Jimmy John’s passed out samples and the Tiffin Elks gave out hot chocolate.  Electro Alarms passed out candy canes.  Thank you to everyone who helped to make this a fun and memorable event!

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

On Friday, December 2nd community members gathered for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting; in the new Leadership Park.  The white spruce was planted in November.  It was a cold evening when Mayor Aaron Montz lit the Christmas Tree.  The Heidelberg Chamber Choir shared some beautiful Christmas music.  Debby Roszman, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library read the Twas the Night Before Christmas.  WTTF provided the PA system for the evening.  Jimmy John’s passed out samples and the Tiffin Elks gave out hot chocolate.  Electro Alarms passed out candy canes.  Thank you to everyone who helped to make this a fun and memorable event!

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102nd Annual Meeting: Congratulations to our award winners!

     The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce gathered for our 102nd Annual Meeting on October 20th to celebrate individual and collective achievements in our community and review the accomplishments of our organization.

     During this meeting, we recognized several of our residents who have gone above and beyond in promoting the community.

     We added our first woman in our 102-year history to our Hall of Fame. This year, we presented the award posthumously to Carol Yager. Carol owned Crystal Traditions and for the last five years was our partner in Destination Seneca County. With her focus on Tiffin, her leadership, and vision, she will be greatly missed.

     The Chamber also presented the President’s Award for the first time in seven years. Brig. Gen. Mark Scheid and Tony Paradiso, co-owner of BAS Broadcasting, were presented the award for their leadership in organizing the Patriot Day Salute, which marked the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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32nd Annual Administrators and Educators Appreciation Breakfast

Thanks to all those who came to Camden Falls Reception & Conference Center to celebrate our returning educators and welcome new ones! We'd like to congratulate Mr. Tom Renninger from Vanguard-Sentinel Career & Technology Centers for his receipt of the Outstanding Educator Award this year! Also a big thank you to Greg Edinger, Superintendent of Vanguard-Sentinel, for giving the keynote speech! Check out photos from the event here.

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2016 Back to School Tax Free Weekend

Take advantage of the tax-free holiday Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7 for your back to school needs!

During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax:

  • Clothing priced at $75 per item or less;
  • School supplies priced at $20 per item or less; and 
  • School instructional material priced at $20 per item or less.     

Items used in a trade or business are not exempt under the sales tax holiday. More questions? Check here.

If you have any questions regarding this information, check out the Ohio Department of Taxation website here.