Serving the communities of Willoughby, Eastlake, Kirtland, Wickliffe,
Willowick, Willoughby Hills, Lakeline, and Timberlake
Thank you to our Premier Sponsors
Thank you to our Membership Appreciation After Hours Sponsor Tec. Inc.
Thanks to all of our members who joined us for a beautiful evening at Mooreland Mansion!
September 2019 Events
Join us for Coffee Networking
 Thursday, September 5th 8-9am
Hosted By:
Dollar Bank Eastlake
Chick Fil A will be served

Start your day networking with fellow chamber members. 
Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards.
Door Prizes Welcome!

WWLCC Collaborative Event!
September Luncheon with
Speaker Joe Pulizzi
Network with members of four organizations!
Thank you to our Luncheon Sponsor
Six Steps to Creating a Content Brand
For Small Business
A Content Marketing Formula
Guest Speaker:
Joe Pulizzi

September 12, 2019
LaVera Party Center-11:30am
WWLCC Coffee Networking
Tueday September 17th-8-9AM
Hosted by:
GV Art & Design

Start your day networking with fellow chamber members. 
Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards.
Door Prizes Welcome!

The WWLC Chamber is hosting a coffee for members looking for part-time workers to fill some of their workforce gaps. 
Friday, September 20 th
8:00 am-9:00 am
WWLC Chamber of Commerce office
28 Public Square
Speaker: Cristen Kane, RSVP
Cristen will share about how retired able bodied seniors are filling workforce gaps for employers in Lake County and how RSVP can help you!

Space is limited, so please make your reservation early!
New Member Orientation
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The orientation gives you the opportunity to meet other new members, board members and membership committee members. It also give you an in-depth look at the many benefits the chamber offers that will help you with your business.  
WWLCC Business After Hours
Thursday, September 26th
at Ballantine Restaurant

Come out and Network!
Complimentary appetizers
and cash bar!
Everyone gets 1 minute for their business commercial

Don't forget your business cards!

You can also bring a door prize to promote your business.
Help recruit folks to move to or stay in Lake County!
Our last coffee networking was held at The Better Flip, a bungalow in Willowick, transformed by the Lake County Ohio Port & Economic Development Authority. Our bungalows in Western Lake County have potential to be desirable housing for home buyers. Share the potential of Western Lake County homes with your friends and families! 

Better Flip Open House Schedule thru
October 13th
Saturday 12-3pm
Sunday 1-4pm
557 E305th St., Willowick
Build your workforce pipeline! 
Hire an Intern!
Our last Chamber of Commerce Lunch n’ Learn helped our members learn how to hire interns. If you were not able to make it and are looking for an intern, contact Rhonda Butler, Career Services, at Lakeland Community College or click here for the Intern Tool Kit provided by Cleveland State University.
4 Under 40 Sponsor
One-$150 Sponsorship Available
The Lake County Chambers of Commerce & United Way of Lake County Emerging Leaders
seek to recognize Lake County’s best and brightest young professionals in the areas of leadership, community involvement, entrepreneurship and professional accomplishment
Support Manufacturing in Lake County!
Save the Date!
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Wickliffe Lanes

Registration Begins
September 3, 2019
Would you like to recognize a business or an emerging new business in the chamber community?

Take this opportunity to submit a nomination for the Annual Luncheon Awards to be held in
January 2020.
Application Deadline is October 11, 2019
Willoughby General Store Coffee & Speed Networking-Spetember 10th 7:30-9:00am

The Lake County Development Council
21st Annual Economic Forum Breakfast September 16th 7:30-9:30am

Lake County Safety Council September Meeting
Friday, September 20th-Topic: Drones – How Unmanned Aircraft Are Used in Public Safety 

# FiorinoFresh, Hair by Nicole Fiorino is celebrating 2 years with an open house. Wednesday, October 2nd 4-7pm
Lost Nation “Join the Flight ” at Lost Nation Airport September 6-8th

Small Business Participation Workshops
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority and theNEO - Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)invite you to attend

National PTAC Day! Introduction to Government Contracting
Join us to learn how to prepare your business to enter the government market place.

“Three Assumptions Your Employees Are Probably Making About Medical Marijuana”
Up to 15,743 SF also 2 Acre Build-To-Suit - OH-91
38021 Euclid Avenue, Willoughby 4859 Square Feet

38048 2 nd Street DTW

38033 Euclid Avenue, Willoughby
Help us help you! More members mean more opportunities to build your network! Send your leads in to the chamber for potential members, if your lead becomes a member, you receive a free exclusive e-mail ad (value $50).

The Membership Committee is looking for some outgoing Chamber members to become mentors for our new members!

Please contact Chris Hallum ch or Karen Tercek for more information.
Did you know that serving on a Chamber of Commerce committee is a great way to get more involved in the community and also get to know more members?
We are looking for members to help us on these committees:
Membership— connect with new members, help recruit new members.

Program - Help identify monthly speakers based on chamber member survey responses.

Turkey Bowl —help continue to make this the best pre-Holiday bowling networking event in Western Lake County and the potential to meet 200+ members and guests at the event!

Annual Awards Luncheon Committee —Help us plan this beginning of the year kick-off event that honors Chamber members every year.

For any information on these committees call 440-9421634 or email
Have a large mailing?
Use the Chamber Bulk Mailing Permit Benefit
and get Discounted Postage
State of Ohio News
T he Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation is asking Ohio employers to participate in an In-Demand Jobs Survey which will help the state prepare a list of the top In-Demand Jobs. All companies, no matter what the size or type of skills required are invited to participate. The list of In-Demand Jobs helps the state direct spending of 85 percent of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act training funds. To participate in the In-Demand Jobs Survey,click below.
BWC Sending Rebate Checks in September
The BWC will be sending rebate checks out this September. In order to be eligible, employers must meet all of the following criteria:
 The employer must be a state-funded employer, the employer must have been billed for premiums during FY 2018
  The employer must have completed their premium true-ups for FY 2018,
  The employer must be in active, reinstated, combined, cancelled - business sold, or debtor-in-possession status by Sept. 6, 2019.
The rebate totals $1.5 billion dollars, and an individual employer's rebate will represent 88% of their billed premium.