Founded in 1914, the Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce is 610 members and counting.

Members Making News - November 2016

Women Business Council preps for luncheon
The Women Business Council's Holiday Luncheon is just around the corner! 

The council is
seeking vendors to participate in this year's holiday event! With more than 100 in attendance last year, this luncheon's many attendees are looking to either start or finalize their holiday shopping! Vendors also have the opportunity to provide a door prize at the end of the luncheon, if they choose.

The event is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Celebrations Banquet & Conference Facility, 3437 W. Sycamore St. Vendor booths, which includes an 8-foot table and linens, are available for $50. 

To register for the luncheon, call the Chamber at 765-457-5301.

Kokomo Symphony Orchestra 
presents 'Music Plus Pictures'
This concert will feature 8 musicians performing arrangements of dramatic and fanciful music with pictures painted by school children from Kokomo Community Schools. Arrangements of famous pieces such as "Pictures at an Exhibition," "Til Eulenspiegel" and "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" will provide a great musical background to engage the imagination.
"Music Plus Pictures" will be 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Havens Auditorium on the IUK campus. For tickets, call 765-236-0251 or visit

Students and children will be admitted free .
Are you looking to start your own business?
The Hoosier Heartland Small Business Development Center  is conducting several workshops for anyone interested in starting their own business. Its business adviser will provide a foundation for you to help determine if your business idea is feasible, and if so, the next steps you should take. Participants receive a comprehensive workbook and free one-on-one business consultation upon completion of the course workbook. 
Topics include money, marketing, management, grants and loans, business legal structure, taxes and other helpful hints. The workshop will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Cardinal Room of the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library South Branch,   1755 E. Center Road, Kokomo.   
The cost is $25 per person, and you can register by clicking  here.
Reality Getaways helps you set sail 
There are so many amazing and interesting destinations the world over: majestic terrains, ancient structures and the bluest of seas! Reality Getaways wants to know where is your dream destination located?

Amber Cromwell, an independent travel agent and owner of Reality Getaways in Kokomo, is looking to connect you with all travel-related needs, from luxury to adventure cruises, family travel, romantic getaways, honeymoons and wedding destinations. Her passion is to plan your dream-come-true getaway with care-free times, lots of fun and well-deserved relaxation. Contact her here.

Thank you to this month's renewing members!
We look forward to another great year with you! 

Autumn Trace Apartments
Bagwell Events/J&J Signs/Brad's Flags
Benchmark Mechanical Inc.
Bridges Outreach
Brookdale Kokomo
Daniels, Alexander & Daniels Freedom Financial Group Inc.
Guardian Angel Hospice
Holiday Inn Express and Suites
Indiana American Water
Kokomo New 
Car Dealers Association
Kokomo Symphonic Society
Rayls Insurance Agency
RE/MAX Realty One
Robert Miller & Son 
Furniture and Sleep Center
Stanz Foodservice Inc.
 The Coterie
The Wyman Group
Waterford Place Health Campus

Event looks to bring community together
An event is calling together The Huddle, Psalms Bible Study, Revive Indiana, The Great Banquet, Howard County Ministerial Association, The Wednesday Pastor's Prayer Group and t he entire community to celebrate coming from Chaos to Thanksgiving.

The event will be 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 
New Beginnings Christian Fellowship,  1900 S. Berkley Road, Kokomo. There will be special music, testimonies, hymns, Scripture and words of Thanksgiving by the Rev. Jeff Newton. 

For more information, call the Rev. Jeff Russell , HCMA community liaison, at 765-776-0868 or the Rev.  Ruth Lawson, HCMA president, at 765-434-0687. 

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