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Vision Auglaize Leadership & Unity
The Visioning Auglaize County Leadership and Unity (VALU) Program is designed for up and coming community and business leaders that are looking to learn more about the many facets of Auglaize County. This program will connect its participants with CEOs, principals, government officials, and professionals. The class begins on Thursday, October 19 and there are only a few openings left.
Upcoming Events
  • Oct. 4 - Managing Medical Leave: FMLA and Other Leave Requirements
  • Oct. 11 - Hot Topics in Employment Law
  • Oct. 17 - How to Lower Health Insurance Costs & Increase Profit Margins for Your Small Business
  • Oct. 18 - An Update on Ohio Workplaces and Marijuana
HR Roundtable
Please join us and our guest speakers, Jamie Declercq of Coleman Professional Services and Donna Dickman of Partnership for Violence Free Families at our next HR Roundtable. Jamie will be informing the group about recognizing the signs that someone is using and the services Coleman offers in Auglaize Counties. Donna will be sharing information about the We Care at Work Program for employers.
Improve Your Business with Digital Marketing
Sprout Digital will be holding a workshop to help you master your digital marketing and increase brand awareness on October 19 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Office. The cost is $20 per member and $30 per non-member.
November 3, 2017
January 29, 2018
June 4, 2018
Bridges out of Poverty - Save the Date
Bridges out of Poverty is a training curriculum for professionals and communities. Participating in this training will allow attendees to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges facing those who live in poverty. This training will also provide attendees with some of the strategies and tools needed to more effectively serve this population.
Need to Knows
Bill Tracking
Want to know more about current legislation that could impact your business? Check out the key legislation issues the Ohio Chamber of Commerce is following in the areas of Labor and Employment, Workforce Development, Education, and Legal.
Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher
The Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program application is now open. Ohio businesses can begin completing the application for funding to improve the skills of their workforce.

“Technology keeps changing, and this training keeps employees up-to-date on the skills they need to be competitive,” said David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency... read more.
Monthly Safety Information
A Good Time to Audit Your Safety Program
With winter coming on and business slowing down at this time of year, it is a good time to conduct an audit of your company Safety Program. OSHA is not going to go away and my actually be more aggressive in the future. How would your company fair if OSHA showed up today? Are you ready?

Suggested Reads
A Guide to Store Layouts that can Increase Sales
If you're looking for ways to improve your store's efficiency, consider shopping frequently at your competitors' locations. It's a tactic Walmart founder Sam Walton used—imitating what worked for other stores and learning from aspects that didn't work as well. He once stated he was the  biggest customer his chief competitor, Kmart, ever had ... read more.
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