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Welcome to our newest Ambassador!

We welcomed Aaron Sponsler to our ambassdors this week! Read more about him in our new members article!

Communications Company Offers New Service Over Fiber Optic Infrastructure

     Bascom Communications hosted an event to announce Accelerate Full Throttle, the service provider’s newest offering available to members May 1st. Full Throttle offers Gigabit-capable access over Bascom’s state-of-the-art, fiber-to-the-premise infrastructure, featuring faster download speeds and aggregate bandwidth. The service announcement and presentation on the social and economic impact of how fiber optic and Gigabit service from Bascom is propelling Seneca County forward took place on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in the historic Redwood Ballroom of Meadowbrook Park in Bascom, Ohio.

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May New Members

Welcome to our new Chamber members!

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April New Members
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Small Business Saturday

The Official Small Business Saturday is November 25, 2017.  It is also the day that Ohio State plays the Michigan Wolverines.  Last year many people complained about this, since we cannot change the day of the big game; we are proposing something more proactive.  The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services is suggesting that Seneca County has their own Small Business Saturday on November 11, 2017.  We have attached a survey to get your input.

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Message From the President: New Chamber Benefit

Our Chamber members have the opportunity to receive yet another benefit!

Heidelberg University and Tiffin University are partnering with The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services and Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corporation to provide a significant discount toward coursework at either institution.

Employees of Chamber and SIEDC member organizations will receive a tuition discount of up to $200 per credit hour from either Heidelberg University or Tiffin University. 

The discount can be used to complete a degree, for a certificate program or for single classes. Any verified employee of a Chamber and SIEDC business member is eligible for the tuition discount, which begins May 2017. Proof of employment required prior to the discount being awarded.

For more information regarding available programs and classes, visit Heidelberg or Tiffin's websites.

What's an After Five?

     Jimmy John’s will host an After Five  on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 5 pm.  Stop in a meet Aaron and Rachel Tayler, the owners. Network & enjoy some refreshments.  Open to the public.  Jimmy John’s is located at 2161 W. Market St., Tiffin. 

     An After Five is an event held in conjunction with the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce at a member’s place of business.  The purpose of hosting an After Five is to showcase your business, allow people to see what you do,  and what you have to offer.  Have your employees there to mingle with the community as well, they should help share your story.  Invite your customers, this is another way to build a relationship with them.

     Why should you attend an After Five?  This is an opportunity to learn about the host’s business.  It also gives you a chance to meet other community members.  Take full advantage of this networking opportunity!  Meet new people, have a conversation and ask to exchange business cards.  We encourage you to invite a  co-worker, friend  or someone from the business next door.  Sometimes, it is easier to mingle when you have someone with you.  

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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