Colerain Chamber Newsletter | September 2016 | Issue 17
Chamber President Debra Stonehill We're very excited about our 2016 Business Expo & Job Fair on Thursday, September 29. This year's Expo has BIGGER partners - Microsoft, Butler Tech Career Center, the US Army, US Air Force, and Ohio Means Jobs - as well as BIGGER signs to bring in the public, and BIGGER opportunities for participants to win prizes, hear FREE presentations, and connect with each other, as well as new staff members and interns. Register now for the best networking event of the year!
Stay tuned to find out the finalists of our 2016 Chamber Business Awards! Watch for an email from me later this month, and watch your mail for an invitation to our 2016 Business Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 20 - when we'll announce the winners!                      
Our Next Event: Thursday, September 29 Business Expo 
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The Business Expo is an excellent, affordable way to showcase your products and services, while you connect with other businesses, the public, and prospective employees.

Our 2016 event partners are Microsoft, Butler Tech Career Center, the US Army, the US Air Force, and Ohio Means Jobs. They are helping to bring in the public, and will also provide expert presentations, free products, raffle prizes, free services, lunch discounts, and more. Students from several Butler Tech training programs will be there to talk with participating businesses about internships and job opportunities.
Microsoft is bringing staff and products from their Cincinnati store; Butler Tech leaders will share exciting new training programs; the US Army and US Air Force are bringing interactive displays; and Ohio Means Jobs will provide free career counseling and practice interviews for attendees.
This Business Expo is open to any Greater Cincinnati business or organization. There is still time to register if you haven't already done so.  REGISTER NOW for your booth so you don't miss out on this opportunity to build public awareness of your business or organization!
New Members
Join the Chamber today_
Please welcome our new members:
COBCO Enterprises/McDonalds
(Colerain & Northgate locations)
Do you know a business that can benefit from joining our Chamber? Encourage them to attend the Business Expo or email: to learn the membership advantages!
Member Deals
  Office Depot

Chamber members and employees can save up to 55% off office supplies, furniture, and more! Just show your chamber store purchasing card. Don't have a card? Click here.

Send a referral that results in a customer by October 10 to receive $100!

Photos from Leadership Breakfast & Third Thursday Networking
Photos from the August 18 Third Thursday Networking at Friday's
Friday's was jammed with Colerain Chamber Members as we shared stories, laughed and relaxed with drinks and appetizers after work. All attending had so much fun that we lost track of time, and stayed to enjoy another hour together!

  Members networking at Third Thursday event Members networking at Third Thursday event

Photos from the August 24 Leadership Breakfast at Atria Northgate
The guest speaker attorney provided important information about the upcoming changes in overtime guidelines, and answered many legal questions in this very informative workshop. We also enjoyed a delicious hot breakfast buffet prepared by Atria's award-winning chef!


  Members discussing the new overtime rules Members learning the new ins and outs of the new overtime law

Member News
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Am e r ican Cancer Society's Relay for Life - The Colerain Relay For Life volunteer team begins planning in October for the annual spring event! Interested in joining these monthly meetings to make a difference in your community? Contact Rachel at for more info.
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Butler Tech - In partnership with the Northwest Local School District, Butler Tech is offering FREE GED and English language classes for adults in Colerain Township. Classes started September 20.
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Herrmann Services - Support Breast Cancer Awareness by hosting a sign before this Friday, Sept. 23. Herrmann Services will donate $10 to Pink Ribbon Girls for EACH hosted sign! Click here.
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Northwest Local Schools - Band Invitational is Oct. 29, 8 am - 11 pm; the band is seeking ads & trophy sponsors for one of the biggest band events in this area, and the biggest fundraiser for the Marching Band. Click here.
Northwest Local Schools - Health Assistant Substitutes are needed in the schools on days when the school nurse is out. Interested? Click here. 
Do you have something newsworthy? Send us your updates - No charge for Colerain Chamber members!

FREE Seminar from the Small Business Association (SBA)
Small Business Association logoLearn procurement sources and methods for your small business. The SBA offers a FREE seminar in Cincinnati on Friday, September 30. You must register in advance.   Click here for info.  
News You Need from the Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  One of the most important elements of a company's Safety Program is effective training.  More info here.
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