January 6, 2021

News for January 6, 2021

Happy New Year!

So much to do- so many plans to make- so many changes! Getting organized is always my Number 1 priority for the New Year. A new calendar, a new notebook, some new board members and hopefully soon we will be able to all network in person.

2021 invoices were sent out towards the end of the year. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need to make payment arrangements. I will NOT allow COVID to take away your memberships!

Please remember that I have many resources and contacts for you. If you need help, please call me and I will get you in touch with them.

Let's keep supporting our local businesses! They need us now more than ever!

Would you like your business featured in the weekly newsletter?
Let me know!
I can't advertise for you if you don't tell me!

Did you know that you can save on Workers Comp Insurance and health insurance just by being a member of the chamber? The chamber is a member of NOACC and our partnership offers many discounts from health insurance to shipping to energy savings. Visit www.noacc.org for more information or give me a call!

The chamber is here for your business and for the community and we are always open to suggestions and ideas how we can help make things better! We are currently working on a new networking platform that will absolutely amaze you!

The office is open by appointment only but you can always contact me via email or phone!

330-235-2780 (chamber cell)

Keep shopping and dining local!

Aurora City News Updates can be found on the City page.
Do you have job openings?
Let's see if we can get them filled for you!


HoneyBaked Ham in Solon and Streetsboro!

Solon 440-349-0600
Streetsboro 330-626-0606

Retail sales associate in a busy gift shop and coffee bar at Aurora Farms. This position will require you to be a cashier and barista, as well as stock, straighten and face displays. You will interact with customers and help them with their questions regarding merchandise.
Current requirement is 10-20 hours per week.
There is potential for more hours and room for advancement to management in the future.
Must be 18+.

Natural Essentials Inc. is currently hiring for the following positions:
General Manufacturing
Shipping & Receiving
Order Processing
Customer Service

When: Friday, January 29, 2021 - 9:30-10:45 a.m. 
Where: Online Webinar 
Cost: Bring a guest with you!! 
Networking Decoded III  
Our third session of this event is bound to be our best!!

BNI's US National Director, Frank DeRaffele, will be the featured presenter. If you have never heard Frank speak, you are in for a treat!! Frank is as hilarious as he is brilliant. You will walk away with some great networking tips, and I smile. Plus, we will be doing some Speed Networking. We have invited business professionals from Northeast Ohio, Western PA, Central PA and the Hudson Valley (NY) to this event. So, please join us to network in 2021!!  

Welcome to our new member-Walden Life
Go Browns!  Go Bucks!
Get ready for your big game weekend! Browns return to playoffs Sunday at 8:15--- and our Buckeyes play for the National Championship Monday at 8. 

You can pre-order all your at-home tailgate party favorites HERE  
Renaissance Park at Geauga Lake

Every year Leadership Portage County identifies a select group of leaders and potential leaders in Portage County. They come together as a 'class' to experience opportunities for personal and professional growth. In addition to exploring leadership in general, specific emphasis is placed on community leadership. Program participants 'go behind the scenes' in Portage County to gain a deeper understanding of the community where they live and work. The ultimate goal is to create positive change in Portage County by stimulating increased interest in community involvement and building a network of informed committed and dynamic leaders.

Class of 2019- Best Class Ever!

The Portage County Safety Council FY21 Virtual Safety Council program meets on Zoom every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month (except for the holidays), 11:00am-12:00pm.

Please Note: Unless otherwise noted, virtual meetings are restricted to up-to-date FY21 members only. Registration by non-members without prior permission will be cancelled.


Independent Energy Consultants is a long time member of the
Aurora Chamber of Commerce.
Visit their website for more information on how they might be able to save you money!

How are you accommodating your employees with health issues?
Did you know that COVID is an allowed condition at your place of business?

We have the person that can answer any Workers Comp questions that you might have!

PPS (Paramount Preferred Solutions, Inc.)
A service offered through our NOACC partnership!

Call Peter Young for a FREE consultation for your business!
You aren't alone!
Don't be afraid to ask for help.

COVID-19 Resources


Ohio COVID-19 Call Center: 833-427-5634
Portage County Health and Human Services: 2-1-1



Government Links:

State of Ohio Website Links:

Portage County Links:

NOACC Chamber Energy Program:

Individual and Family Resources:

Please visit www.Coronavirus.Ohio.gov for the most up-to-date information from the Ohio Department of Health.
For any questions you have about COVID-19, please call 1 (833) 4-ASK-ODH from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (7 days/week).
Social Media:
Governor DeWine is still holding press briefings, though not daily, to deliver the most recent updates as well as give updated guidance for the state’s response. These press events are carried live at www.OhioChannel.org.
At Family and Community Services Inc, we continue to monitor the development and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to continue to keep the community up-to-date on program updates and changes without overwhelming you with too much superfluous information. F&CS provides services such as food, shelter, transportation, and counseling services. These are all very important services that cannot be ignored. We are here for our community. Thank you and Go Forth Do Good.
Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Karen Bosley,Executive Director
Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau | 330.562.3355 | director@allaboutaurora.com| www.allaboutaurora.com