The newsletter that focuses on you, the member!
If you would like to submit information to be included in the next Membership Spotlight, please e-mail it to info@stmarysohio.org by the 25th of this month!
Chamber News
NEW! At this Wake-Up St. Marys Event we will be giving 5 businesses 2 minutes each to address the group as a whole. If you would like to fill one of these 2 minute spots, please contact the Chamber office at 419-300-4611 or respond to this e-mail. These spots will be given on a first come first serve basis and we will confirm your spot with you.

LOCATION: WAYNE STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Also, be sure to bring your business cards for the business card table! Hope to see you next Thursday, June 13 at Wayne Street United Methodist Church!
Membership Mondays - FREE MARKETING OPPORTUNITY
The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce is working hard to help our members spread the word about the wonderful products and services they offer. We have developed Membership Mondays as way for the community to learn and get to know our members. Membership Mondays is a time when our Executive Director Abby Balster interviews an employee of member.

During this interview, questions are asked about both the business and the person being interviewed. Our hope is to utilize Facebook Live for this interview and possibly answer questions in real time. Some of the questions we ask include what's a typical day like for you, how does the Chamber help you, what is an interesting fact about your business, who inspires you, tell us about your business/organization, what do you love most about St. Marys, etc.

We have done two interviews so far with the response on Facebook being excellent. You can find them on our Facebook Page and you will see these interviews are very informal and relaxed (and that we are still learning and developing our skills). If you are interested in featuring your business, contact Abby or Diana at 419-300-4611.
2019 Membership Window Clings
You should have received your 2019 Membership Window Cling within the last few weeks. We also wanted to give you a digital version for your website and social media outlets! Right click the logo to the right and save it to your computer.
Dealing with Employees Safety Behavior Problems
Safety unfortunately is not always an employee's top individual priority. They take their safety for granted or they think accidents happen to other employees. Many times, during the day they may let outside factors influence their decision-making process. They may feel pressure to complete a particular task therefore they get in a hurry. READ MORE...
Member News
Superior PLUS Realtors to Hold Apollo House Auction
WAPAKONETA, Ohio - Superior PLUS Realtors will lead an on-site public auction of the newly constructed Apollo house located at 1809 Applejack Drive, Wapkoneta, Ohio, on Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. READ MORE...
2nd Annual Cupcake Wars
Cupcake Wars is a fundraising event for the Auglaize County Family Life Center. Those who register will enter their favorite cupcakes. Cupcakes will be judged by local celebrity judges and then cupcakes will be raffled off. The event will take place on Sunday, June 23 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Wayne Street United Methodist Church.
Business Enterprise Center
The Business Enterprise Center located at Wright State University Lake Campus assists new, small, or mid-size businesses with free consulting, handy non-credit classes on various business topics, Industrial Maintenance Tech Training through their SkillsTrac Advanced Manufacturing program, and contract training to solve individual business skill issues. Since 1985, they have helped thousands of new and existing businesses with our free consulting and high-quality, low-cost training to increase workforce skills. Check-out their Summer 2019 class schedule.
Disaster Relief - Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings will be hosting an all-day fundraising event on Monday, June 3rd to benefit the local communities that were impacted by the devastating tornado that hit Celina on 5/27.

They'll be accepting moentary donations in-store as well as bottled water, toilet paper, toothpaste, toothbrushes, diapers, wipes, and non-perishable food items.

Plus, when you dine in on Monday, June 3rd form 4-10 p.m., they will donate 15% of food sales to Celina disaster relief.
Women in Business Soup Subscription Fundraiser
In less time than it takes to make your morning coffee, prepare a home-cooked meal every week and support a great cause. Most soups mixes can be dumped into a slow cooker in the morning and be ready to eat when you arrive home from a busy day! If you are running short on time, they can be made on the stove in around 20 minutes.

Every month, order your Soup Subscription containing 4 Cassie’s Country Cupboard soup mixes. All products are free of artificial dyes, artificial flavors, MSG, and preservatives. Many ingredients are organic and/or non-GMO. All meals can be made vegetarian.
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