Anthem and SOCA have announced that the Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance (SOCA) Benefit Plan will soon be available to sole proprietors . Quoting starts April 20, and enrollment begins July 1. An eligible sole proprietor must:
  • Meet underwriting requirements.
  • Work more than 30 hours per week (documentation required).
  • Submit a cover page for Form 1040 with Schedule C or Form 1040 with Schedules F and SE.
Regulations limit sole proprietor membership to 10% of total SOCA Benefit Plan membership. This plan is limited to sole proprietors. Presently this offer is not intended for non-profit organizations with one employee. Please contact Scott Marston at Cincinnati Benefit Solutions for more information at 513-661-1114 or email at

A special welcome to student intern Ana Lu Gehner. Ana Lu will be providing updates to the Colerain Chamber Facebook page and increasing our social media presence. She is a Junior at Colerain High School and is enrolled in the Butler Tech Financial Services program. We are excited to partner with Butler Tech and appreciate Chris Trentman's help in facilitating the relationship.

Gibbons Insurance Agency -  Owner Doris Gibbons welcomes their newest fully Licensed Indiana & Ohio Agent, Katie Webb ! Katie resides in Lawrenceburg with her husband, Quinn. She is a hard-core soccer and football mom to Ethan & Sydney, and she will be able to help with ATV’s, boats, trailers, jet skis, golf carts, flood, log homes, rental dwellings, mortgage protection, business insurance, and so much more. She said she loves living in the Hidden Valley community, and her favorite thing to do is to throw some weight around in the gym. She has even completed two professional body building shows!
The Ohio Chamber Research Foundation is conducting its latest quarterly economic survey of business leaders in Ohio, called the  PROSPERITY PULSE.  They would love to share this survey with our members so they can show how business leaders are feeling and responding to this crisis.
Please follow this survey link to participate and share your story:  Here is the link to the survey
The Colerain Chamber of Commerce Golf League will begin soon. If you have an interest in participating, there are still a few spots open. For more details or to sign up, please go to the registration page here or contact Dave Moravec at
If you are interested in potentially being involved in a Young Professionals program locally or are interested in Sales Professional Development (Sales Summit), we will be hosting informational meetings in early May. YP groups are formed to provide networking, philanthropy and professional development for the 20 to 40 year-old demographic and is vital to the succession of businesses across the community. The concept of a Sales Summit grew out of an idea that sales professionals need to have iron sharpening iron connections. We will begin meeting on a regular basis in June but gathering momentum over the next several weeks by networking locally. For more information on either program, please contact Dave Moravec directly at or by calling 309-838-1947.
Have you been traveling across the state for any reason? If you’ve stopped at an interstate rest area, you may have seen one of many Food Truck vendors that have been welcomed during the COVID-19 Crisis. For a recent article about how they are making a difference, visit  Food Trucks  and if you are know someone with a food truck and want to share the   Ohio Food Truck Regulations , please do so.