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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Message From the President: Casino Royale Thank You!

Another February has passed and we've celebrated another successful Casino Royale fundraiser. We'd like to thank everyone who attended this year, especially our event sponsors.

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Junior Achievement Recruitment

JA is looking for a few good men & women to provide JA educational programming to Krout elementary students (grades 2 & 3) on Friday, May 5 from 8am to 11am.

The delivery model will be JA in a Day, where the entire JA program (5 lessons) is covered between 8am and 11am. As with all JA programming, each module provides practical information about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and career development and its impact on students’ lives. As compared to other similar programs, JA is both modular and sequential. Each student can receive programming every year from K-12. A 1 hour training session, including JA curriculum will be provided to volunteers on Thursday, April 6 from 8am – 9am at Mercy Health Tiffin Hospital. Attached is a brief scope and sequence of all programs. ‘Our Community’ is recommended for Grade 2 while ‘Our City’ is recommended for grade 3. The curriculum can be presented either individually,  the buddy system or an entire grade can be adopted by an organization. In any case, the regular classroom instructor will be present at all times.

For more information, look over the recruitment material here.

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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March New Members

Welcome to our newest members!

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Community Creations, Inc. Introduction

Dear Chamber Members,

Please accept this letter of introduction for Community Creations, Inc. of Columbus, Ohio.

Community Creations offers “Pen and Ink” prints that capture the essence of a community. Bruce Loeschen, the artist, has been creating his prints for over 35 years. He combines local landmarks and figures with the commercial landscape to create a unique representation of a community.

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February New Members

Welcome to our new members this month!

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Notice: W-2 Scam

The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry renewed their warning about an email scam that uses a corporate officer’s name to request employee Forms W-2 from company payroll or human resources departments.

This week, the IRS already has received new notifications that the email scam is making its way across the nation for a second time. The IRS urges company payroll officials to double check any executive-level or unusual requests for lists of Forms W-2 or Social Security number.

The W-2 scam first appeared last year. Cybercriminals tricked payroll and human resource officials into disclosing employee names, SSNs and income information. The thieves then attempted to file fraudulent tax returns for tax refunds.

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January New Members

Welcome to our new members!

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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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