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New Chamber Members: September

Welcome to our newest members!

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2017 Visitor Guide: Info collection starts soon!

Local business owners, attractions, and restaurants should expect hearing from the Chamber soon regarding the 2017 Destination Seneca County Visitor Guide. We'll be updating information and adding new businesses, along with inquiring about ads! Help us make the best visitor guide yet by participating!

TAG Art Show: "It's About Time"

Check out Tiffin Art Guild's upcoming show, "It's About Time", starting September 9!

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Behind the Facade: Revel Around the Ritz!

The Tiffin Historic Trust will stage the third edition of its “Behind the Façade” walking tours on the final day of the Tiffin Seneca County Heritage Festival, Sunday, September 18, between 2:00 and 5:00 pm. in conjunction with the German Heritage Blockfest on South Washington Street. “Behind the Façade: Revel Around the Ritz!” will allow citizens a glimpse inside properties in that area such as The Ritz Theatre, Tiffin Glass Museum, Elmwood at the Shawhan (2:00-4:00 pm only), and other recently renovated sites, as will the 1871 Shoe Factory on Liberty St. The $5 fee will cover dessert and a drink (coffee and wine) from Phat Cakes. Patrons may tour locations at their own pace. Tickets will be available at Phat Cakes, 45 South Washington St., Tiffin, in late August. For further information, contact Vicki Ohl at 419-448-8588.

 

Paint the County Purple

Please help the Alzheimer's Association by painting the county purple in September for the Tiffin Area Walk to End Alzheimer's. See the photo for more information on how you can help make a difference!

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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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St. Francis Senior Ministries to host educational seminar

St. Francis Senior Ministries will host a Long Term Care Insurance presentation on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 PM at St. Francis Home, 182 St. Francis Avenue in Tiffin.  A representative from OSHIIP, Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program, an independent insurance program representing the State of Ohio, will be making the presentation.  No insurance will be sold or offered.  This event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie at (419) 443-1540.

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Senator Portman Visit

Join Senator Rob Portman on August 20th for a complimentary continental breakfast!

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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.

 

North Coast Business Journal: Welcoming Account Exec Kristina Willoughby

I am Kristina Willoughby, an Account Executive with Schaffner Publications Incorporated (SPI), a communications company, providing current information for over 30 years.  I oversee accounts for both The Beacon, a free weekly local newspaper for the general public and the North Coast Business Journal, a monthly publication that bridges the gap between Toledo, Cleveland and Columbus business worlds. 

Born and raised in Port Clinton, Ohio, I bought a house in the same neighborhood I grew up in and my children attend the same schools that I did growing up.  I love every part about living here, hence being mindful of the small business communities. We, on our own, are only one intricate part of this amazing Northern Central portion of Ohio but together there are infinite possibilities.

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