Message From the President
The Seneca County Farmer’s Market in Downtown Tiffin will begin its 2018 season on Saturday, June 9, 2018. This year’s calendar includes 9 total dates on the second and fourth Saturday of the month, June through September, with a bonus market in October!

For all dates, the market begins at 9 am and concludes at 1 pm, rain or shine. Vendor
set-up begins at 8 am.

The market is located on South Washington Street between East Perry Street and East
Market Street. A variety of products will be available, including baked goods, fresh
produce, plants and flowers, and more. Live entertainment, demonstrations and
children’s activities are also being planned.

New this year in conjunction with the farmers’ markets is the Court Street Collection. A
non-traditional market on Court Street from Washington Street to the alley, any
business is welcome to have a pop-up shop, but space is limited.

The Seneca County Farmers’ Market in Downtown Tiffin is sponsored by the Seneca
Regional Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Services.
2018’s full calendar:
• June 9 & 23
• July 14 & 28
• August 11 & 25
• September 8 & 22
• October 13
The Medical Marijuana Policy Symposium: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace will help employers better understand the medical marijuana law in Ohio, which will be in effect by September 8, 2018, Is your business ready to navigate the policies that directly impact the business and the employees that you manage? There are questions about how medical marijuana impacts drug-free workplace policies, workforce readiness, workplace safety and productivity and even discrimination concerns that employees need to consider. Each speaker will give their experience and perspective on employer impacts of medical marijuana and provide guidance at what employers need to consider. 
Speakers include:
  • Frank McNulty, former Speaker of the House of the State of Colorado
  • Wendy Block, Michigan Chamber of Commerce Sr. Health Policy Director
  • Don Boyd, Ohio Chamber of Commerce Director of Labor and Legal Affair
  • Erin Reid, Sr. Legal Counsel, Ohio Board of Pharmacy
  • Jo McGuire, Employment Consultant on Marijuana Policy
  • Jonathan J. Downes, Labor & Employment Law, Zashin and Rich

This will be a valuable event if you are a business owner, manager, workplace safety manager or anyone else that is concerned about medical marijuana and workplace policies. 
April 25, 2018
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Program begins at 9:30 a.m.
Xenos Christian Fellowship Main Auditorium
1394 Community Park Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Please make payments to:
OACBHA Foundation
175 South Third Street, Suite 900
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Registration Information:
Advance registration is required. The registration cost will be $100.
Be In The Know Breakfast
Topics to include: 
Marketing Ideas for Wish Lists and Open Houses
Planning Ahead
Member to Member Benefits
& More!
The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services is hosting a Be In The Know Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 7:30 am. to 9:00 am. This event will take place in the Community Room in the Chamber office, 19 W. Market St., Ste. B., Tiffin.
Learn about chamber programs and benefits! Ty Cooper, Jeffrey Jewelry, will give a presentation on Wish Lists, Open Houses and how to use these to your advantage.  Barb Vogel, Rock Run Bulk Foods & Services, will talk about Open Houses and how to plan one. 
Time will be allotted to share ideas.
Refreshments will be provided by Tim Horton’s. For more info, e-mail Deb or call 419-447-4141. 
Get ready for the 2018 Chamber Challenge Golf Scramble on Thursday, June 14th, Mohawk Golf and Country Club! This year’s Chamber Challenge will feature the annual Golf Scramble Tournament, Chipping and Putting Contests, and Proxy Prizes throughout the day. Registration begins at 8:30 am, with a shotgun start at 10. To register call The Chamber at 419-447-4141!
We are seeking sponsorship for this event! Multiple levels of event sponsorship are available, including Major ($1,000), Premiere ($700), Team ($600), Event ($500), Individual Golfer ($150), Hole ($150), and Patron ($100). Door prizes and items for the Goody Bags are also needed. For more information on the Chamber Challenge, or to become a sponsor, please call The Chamber at 419-447-4141!
Wanted: Outstanding Educators
The Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services is seeking nominations of educators who have exemplified vision, leadership, and commitment to the improvement of education in our community. The deadline for nominations is July 18, 2018.
Students should nominate a teacher that has inspired them to be the best they can be. Parents should nominate teachers that have challenged and helped their son or daughter to achieve what they thought was impossible. Teachers may nominate a co-worker who goes above & beyond for their students.
 “Fall” in Love with Tiffin Festival & Christmas Fest
           Tiffin will be celebrating its first “Fall” in Love with Tiffin event on November 17. The event is a one day festival that will encompass the Tiffin area. The Chamber encourages all businesses to be a part of this event in some way.
The event will be used to promote small business and any future events that may be happening. Businesses are encouraged to have open houses, preview specials for Small Business Saturday happening on November 24, or any other special event of your choosing. The goal of this fall festival is to join both the community and businesses of Tiffin and the surrounding areas.
           Tiffin and surrounding areas will also be hosting a Christmas Festival beginning November 30 and ending December 2. This three day event encourages all of Tiffin to join the holiday spirit. There will be hands on activities for people of all ages. The goal of this event is to deliver a unique Christmas experience for the entire community.
For any questions or concerns email Deb Martorana or call 419-447-4141.  RSVP today! If your business is located in Seneca County and you would be interested in participating in a “Fall” in Love with Seneca County Festival, please send an e-mail to Deb.
Help Support the Tiffin Competitive Paint-Out
Fundraising is underway to support the Tiffin Competitive Paint-Out this June 23! Artists of all skills can participate in the event and have the opportunity to win Best in Show, First, Second, and Third Place; and the Mayor Award during this event.
View the fundraising opportunities here . All money raised beyond the needed total will be used to fund youth and Developmentally Disabled art programs at the Tiffin Art Guild. 
To enter into the event, fill out this form and mail it and applicable fees to Doug Kelley, PO Box 387, Attica, OH 44807 Make payments out to the “Tiffin Art Guild” with "Paint-Out" as the memo. 
Fundraising goal is $1950 to support the award purse for Best in Show, 1 st place, 2 nd place, 3 rd place and the Mayor’s Award.
This event is in collaboration with the City of Tiffin, Ohio Plein Air Society, Tiffin Art Guild, Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services, and Bailiwicks Coffee Company. For questions, contact Doug Kelley .
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