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April 28

8:30am
Networking Breakfast
Register

10am - 2pm
Dearborn County Job Fair
Lawrenceburg Event Center

May 7th

AIM/YP 5k


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Chamber Minute on 99.3

Have you scheduled your Chamber Minute with us for Eagle 99.3? If not email us and we will get you in. Did you miss listening to a Chamber Minute? You can listen to them here.
If you are a non profit or other Chamber resource partner and would like to make an announcement please let us know and we will be happy to include it here.


 

Newest Chamber Members

Thompson Chiropractic & Acupuncture
208 Walnut St
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
812-577-0289

MS-IL Staffing & Packaging
6325 N. Guilford Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220
855-243-5562

Friendship State Bank
12993 Lenover St
Dillsboro, IN 47018
812-667-5101

Grand Buffet
391 W. Eads Pkwy
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Welcome Wagon
993 Linley Lane
Greendale, IN 47025
812-221-4754

Genesis Transportation Company
13447 State Road 350
Moores Hill, IN 47032
812-744-1035


 



 

AIM/YP 5K Saturday, May 7th!


Lace up your running shoes. The 5th Annual AIM Young Professionals of Dearborn County 5K takes off Saturday, May 7.
 
The footrace is AIM YP's largest fundraiser of the year for our Maverick Challenge business planning competition and scholarships we provide to students at each of Dearborn County's three high schools: Lawrenceburg, South Dearborn, and East Central.
 
This year's 5K run and walk begins at 9:00 a.m. on May 7 on the picturesque Lawrenceburg Levee and Dearborn Trail. Registration and check-in begin at 8:00 a.m. in the lobby of Ivy Tech Community College, 50 Walnut Street, in Lawrenceburg. The start and finish line is at the nearby Levee Bar and Grill.
 
There are many ways you can participate in this event. Runners and walkers can register online at www.runningtime.net by Wednesday, May 4 for a cost of $20 for participants 14 or older and $10 for kids 13 and under. Pre-registration by May 4 includes a free AIM YP 5K t-shirt. Strollers are allowed with a paid adult. A print-and-mail registration form is available at www.AIMYP.com.
 
Don't wait to sign up! Registrations placed after May 4 or on the day of the race will see the cost increase to $25 for ages 14 or older and the 5K t-shirts available in limited supply will cost $10.
 
Runner divisions: Male and female 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over.
 
Walker divisions: Male and female 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over.
 
Awards will be presented immediately following the race for the overall top male and female runners and walkers. Also, age group awards will be given to the top male and female runners and walkers in each division.
 
Cool down after the race with a post-party, awards and lunch at the Levee Bar & Grill at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. 
 
If you are with a business interested in being an AIM YP 5K sponsor or donor, please contact us by emailing aimyp2 -at- gmail.com or visit www.AIMYP.com and click on "Become a Sponsor." Your sponsorship will not only help establish our growing group but bring your company heightened corporate image and brand awareness while demonstrating social responsibility and community involvement.
 
AIM YP is also welcoming volunteers to help with the race operations. Contact us using the email address above if you would like to lend a hand.
 

Chamber Networking Breakfast
4/28 @ L'Burg Event Center


2016 Job & Career Fair Networking Breakfast
April 28, 2016
8:30 - 10:30am
Lawrenceburg Event Center


Prior to the 2016 Dearborn County Job Fair presented by US Bank, the Chamber will be hosting a networking breakfast featuring Dr. Uric Dufrene of IU-Southeast speaking on the current state of the economy here in Southeast Indiana and the region as a whole, focused specifically on the labor market. 

If you have a booth in the job fair (as many of you do!) you have two complimentary tickets to the breakfast. If you would like to attend and will not be participating in the job fair, please register here.



Friendship State Bank Opening Soon!
Get Some Free Friendship Bucks!
  
The Friendship State Bank is building a new branch in Lawrenceburg and construction is nearly complete. A Grand Opening event will occur in a few months, but preparations are beginning now! 

If you are a business owner and would like to participate in the Friendship Bucks program, which will drive customers to your shop, put money in your till and increase your exposure please fill out the quick application here
Congratulations to Caring First Home Health Care Yet Again!
  
Caring First Home Health LLC today announced that it has been named to the Top 500 of the 2015 HomeCare Elite™, a recognition of the top-performing Home Health Agencies in the United States. This is the second year in a row that Caring First Home Health LLC has won this prestigious award.
 
Now in its tenth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, best practice (process measure) implementation, patient experience (Home Health CAHPS®), quality improvement and consistency, and financial performance. In order to be considered, an agency must be Medicare-certified and have data for at least one outcome in Home Health Compare. Out of 9,718 agencies considered, 2,431 are elite.
 
The award is sponsored by OCS HomeCare by National Research Corporation, the leading provider of home health and hospice metrics and analytics, and DecisionHealth, publisher of the most respected independent publication in the home care profession, Home Health Line.  
 
" The 201 5 HomeCare Elite winners deserve credit for demonstrat ing high-quality care in their communities. As quality care initiatives become top-of-mind for healthcare providers, we recognize this as a remarkable achievement and are pleased to make this our 10th year of acknowledgement for top performing home health organizations," said Christine Lang , VP of Product Development for OCS HomeCare . ""We congratulate Caring First Home Health on being one of the top 500 home care agencies in the country."
 
Caring First Home Health , Jacqui Pelzel RN/Owner, credits exceptional Caregivers in the field and an incredible and detail-oriented Office Staff with the agency's ability to achieve recognition as one of the HomeCare Elite. "It's our employees who make our company stand out. We have the best hearts working with us. I couldn't be more proud and appreciative. Bravo to everyone!" said Jacqui Pelzel.
 
"Happy 10th anniversary to the winners of the HomeCare Elite. As CMS ramps up its nationwide initiatives to reward home care agencies for the quality of care they provide, this is yet another way to acknowledge those agencies that have demonstrated their commitment to improving patient care at lower costs. The winners of the HomeCare Elite Award are proving that a heightened focus on clinical outcomes, patient experience, and financial management leads to success," said Marci Heydt, Senior Content Manager, DecisionHealth.

Ivy Tech Summer Camp

Ivy Tech is offering a FREE 3-day summer camp for 7th and 8th grade students at their Lawrenceburg campus. The camp runs from Noon to 5 June 13-15, lunch will be provided.

The goal of the camp is to provide students with work-force readiness experience, soft skills education, and exposure to career opportunities within the field of advanced manufacturing.

There will be a mandatory parent meeting on April 19th from 6:00 - 7:00pm at Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus. 

For more information please call Amy Powell at 812-537-4010 ext 5326.

Dearborn County Job Fair Coming Soon!




IF YOU WOULD LIKE A BOOTH PLEASE CALL 812-537-0814. SPACE IS LIMITED
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We would love to have some new volunteers for out Membership/Ambassador Committee and for our Events & Marketing Committee.

If you have any interest in getting more involved with your Chamber, please reach out. Contact Eric or give us a call at 812-537-0814.
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