October 2016

Chamber Events
Keep up to date with all of the events that we have scheduled for 2016.


Community Events
Engage with the numerous events in the community.

L.E.A.D. Training Session
"Managing for Employee Engagement:
3 Signs of a Miserable Job" 

9:00-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Buchman Boardroom at Defiance College

In this workshop, based on Patrick Lencioni's book, "The Three Signs of a Miserable Job", participants explore the effects of job misery on their direct reports, themselves, and their organization. They also learn simple yet powerful techniques for making employees' jobs more fulfilling and more productive. 

This workshop helps participants learn the following:
            • Foundation of Leadership regarding engagement and motivation
            • The difference between a miserable job and a fulfilling one: The Power of Motivation
            • Factors of employee motivation
            • The three underlying factors that make a job miserable: Anonymity, Irrelevance, and Immeasurement
            • Importance of building relationships and expecting results 
            • Real world strategies for improving job satisfaction: Focusing on what works at their workplace
Business After Hours
Thursday, October 20, 2016

When: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: Kissner's Restaurant
Sponsored by: ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital

Meet and build relationships with business representatives from companies and organizations representing a variety of industries. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards and join us for great food, drinks, giveaways and networking!

Get your tickets for the Reverse Raffle and Taste of Defiance!

Get your tickets  at just $80 a ticket which includes: entry for two, Taste of Defiance, open bar and raffle ticket entry along with the chance to win exciting door prizes and the grand prize of $4,000!  The DACC Foundation Reverse Raffle and Taste of Defiance serves as the largest fundraiser for the Foundation. The funds that are raised from this event help to administer various programs within the foundation including Leadercast Event, Foundation Reverse Raffle, support of Economic Development, Scholarships, and more.
Don't miss this fun networking event!

Tickets are available to purchase online or call or stop in and see us at the Chamber office! 
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New Members
Muhle Marketing

Renewal Members

All Occasions Plus
American Red Cross
Anytime Fitness
Automotive Solutions & Service, LLC
B & H Alignment
Bud's Restaurant
DeTray Chiropractic Center
DeTray Investment Group
First Baptist Church
Lefty's Pizza
Palmer Energy Company
Postema Insurance & Investments, LLC
United Heating & A/C
Unity Water Conditioning, Inc.
Welles Bowen Realtors- John Hancock
Werlor Waste Control and Recycling, Inc.
The Wright Agency

Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce
P: (419) 782-7946  | F: (419) 782-0111 | commerce@defiancechamber.com  | www.defiancechamber.com