December 6, 2021
For those of you who attended the Chamber's annual meeting on November 17th, you saw the video regarding the TIME program. We'd like to share with you some other clips from the program. Please help us spread the word by sharing these with those who could benefit. View all videos on our YouTube channel.
gBETA Bloomington-Columbus Pitch Night
December 9 at 5:30 pm
Dimension Mill
642 N. Madison Street
Come out to and show your support for Columbus's own Bryan Rushton and Niv Sharma with LHP! Pitch Night is a celebration of gBETA Bloomington-Columbus. Pitch Night is an exclusive reception during which participating companies have the opportunity to pitch to an audience of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and community members. To register, click HERE.
Region Requests $50M from READI
The South Central Indiana Talent Region, including Jackson, Bartholomew and Jennings counties and the town of Edinburgh, is one of 17 regions in Indiana that made request for funding from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation's READI program last week. Projects are designed to grow the regional economy and its talent supply.

To see the regional pitch video, click HERE.
Virtual Workshop
Thursday, December 9
11:00 am on Zoom
Learn about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. These are highly competitive programs that encourage domestic small businesses to engage in federal research/research and development (R/R&D) with the potential for commercialization. 
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
Thursday, December 16 at 4:30 pm

Thursday, January 6 at 4:30pm
Health Care Plans
The Columbus Chamber has joined forces with SIHO Insurance Services to address the challenge many businesses face in finding local, high-quality, and affordable healthcare benefits for their employees. Effective immediately, Chamber members in good standing will have access to a variety of endorsed fully-insured health plans through SIHO Insurance Services, often at very competitive rates. To learn more, click HERE.
Think Local. Buy Local. Eat Local. Support Local.
Elite Wellness & Beauty is a high end, full service salon & medical spa, offering all hair services, manicures and pedicures, skin care, injections, body contouring, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, waxing, massage therapy, craniosacral therapy, and microblading.
Advantage One Graphics is a team of dedicated imaging professionals offering exhibit and point of sale design, printing, and  assembly in house. They offer a comprehensive line of traditional photo archiving services, also produced in house.
Coers Family Eyecare is committed to excellence in servicing your eye care needs. Their team provides services to patients of all ages and look forward to serving your family's optometric needs. To obtain an advantage in eye care, and most importantly eye health, let them be your complete eye care provider.
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