In The Know
The Weekly Newsletter of The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce   

November 22, 2017

 Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Support these local businesses as you prepare for the holidays and head out to "Eat, Drink & Be Local."
...and don't forget about our Holiday Open House!
2017 Holiday Open House
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
630 Market Street, Steubenville
Please Use Rear Entrance
Complimentary Admission
For more information, please call 740-282-2662 or email here .

The Chamber offices are pulling out all the stops to welcome Chamber members and their employees. Please join us as we celebrate the season and thank our members for their hard work, dedication, time, and efforts over the past year. Stop by any time for carolers, great food and drink, music, goody bags, and more. Enter the "Ugly Get-Up" contest and vie for a $50 gift card and the Traveling Trophy.
Member Morsels
Remember to visit individual member websites by clicking on the business name or logo.

Steubenville's own holiday musical, Wooden Heart Follies , begins its second season the Sunday after Thanksgiving, November 26, at 2 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, which is located at 127 North 4th Street in Steubenville. The show will be repeated there December 3, 10, and 17 at the same time. Nine life-sized Nutcrackers from the Steubenville Nutcracker Village come to life in this hour-long production pairing Tchaikovsky's familiar holiday music from The Nutcracker Suite with modern comic lyrics. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and children under 6 are free. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the Visitor's Center at Fort Steuben or online at Brown Paper Tickets .
The Canticle Singers Catholic Youth Choir will hold its "Concert of Advent & Christmas Music" on Sunday, December 10th beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church in Wintersville. Works by Bach, Mozart, Franck & Reger and more will be featured. Admission is free and this holiday event is open to the public. There will be a free will offering at intermission. Phone 740.457.6011 for more information or visit the website by clicking the link above.
The A.A.S.R. Valley of Steubenville/Masonic Temple will host a pancake breakfast on Saturday, December 9th from 8 to 11 a.m. prior to the Steubenville Christmas Parade. Pancakes, sausage, coffee, juice and hot chocolate will be served. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Come out and warm your belly prior to the parade. The 227 North 4th Street in downtown Steubenville.
The holidays are happening at Something Special By Sheila , located at 132 Linduff Avenue in Steubenville. Stop in and check out the huge selection of unique and special gift ideas and accessories for everyone on your gift list. Click here to view and print a 15% off coupon.

Show your good taste and thoughtfulness by giving something out of the ordinary this holiday. From baby and kitchen items to gourmet foods, skin care, fragrances, jewelry and top of the line collectibles from Brighton, Sheila truly has something for everyone. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Learn more by visiting the Something Special Facebook page by clicking here.
Franciscan University of Steubenville will present two musical events this Advent season for your enjoyment.
Franciscan University’s  Schola Cantorum Franciscana  and Franciscan University Chorale will perform their annual Advent Services of Lessons and Carols on Tuesday, December 5, at 7:00 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel. The service will consist of hymns, followed by readings from Bible passages.  
On Friday, December 8, the Franciscan University Chorale will perform their annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Gentile Gallery, J.C. William’s Center. Under the direction of Franciscan University Music Professor George Melhorn, the concert will feature arrangements of familiar Christmas carols in a variety of styles, along with original compositions by John Rutter, Randall Thompson, and Gustav Holst.

Both events are free and open to the public.
WANTED: Over 250 Volunteer Elves! The Steubenville Nutcracker Village is looking for volunteers for tasks that include: Trolley Assistant; Hayride Assistant; Land Office Guard; Facilities Patrol; and Greeter. Volunteers must be 18 or older. Please contact Suzanne Kresser at 740-264-4466 or via email here . For more information, please click here . The full Nutcracker Village schedule may be viewed here or print and share the complete schedule by clicking here .
The Chamber offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving. The staff and board wish everyone a safe and special holiday weekend.
Contact Us
The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
630 Market Street
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: 740.282.6226
Fax:  740.282.6285