March 2017
2017 Home and Garden Spring Show
The Wine Garden returns for 2017!
Our Wine Garden will feature area wineries that will have samples available for purchase. Proceeds from the Wine Garden samples will benefit the  DACC Foundation Scholarship Fund.

Public Show Hours:  Friday, March 10th 5pm - 9pm; Saturday, March 11th 9am - 5pm

Admission:  $2/person ages 16-65.

*For more information click here

Business After Hours
Thursday, March 16th 
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Werlor Waste Control and Recycling, sponsoring the March Business After Hours at Fricker's. Make sure you save the date!
FREE Business Workshop 
 "5 Languages of Appreciation at Work"

8 AM- 9:30 AM
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Where: 325 Clinton St, Defiance OH Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce Office

In this workshop, you will:
  • Be given an overview of the 5 Languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Acts of Service, Tangible Gifts and Personal Touch.
  • Understanding your "Language" and why that's important.
  • Identifying and overcoming "blind spots".
  • Overcoming the "weirdness factor" in showing genuine appreciation.
  • Enemies of Appreciation and Encouragement:  We talk about internal and external barriers to show genuine appreciation with each other.
  • Barriers (internal and external) to authentic appreciation.
Get your tickets for Leadercast in Defiance,  Powered by Purpose!

WHEN: Friday, May 5th 
      8:00 AM-4:30PM

WHERE: Family Christian Center
In 2017, Leadercast will be exploring what can happen when teams and individuals are connected with purpose, creating a strong organizational culture with intentional leadership that inspires extraordinary results. Companies with ideals of improving people's lives at the center of all they do outperform others by 400%!

You don't want to miss this opportunity to hear from amazing speakers, gain tools to use following the event, and network with other community leaders!

Renewal Members

Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum
Bates Law Office
Bauer Chiropractic
Black Swamp Area Council Boy Scouts of America
Bowling Green State University - Conference & Events Services
Defiance County Prosecutor
Defiance Development & Visitors Bureau
Dilly Door Co.
Dr. Darryl D. Mathewson
Family Christian Center
First Federal Bank
Genesis Healthcare, Twin Rivers Center
James Gillis
Higbea Embroidery
Jacob's Meats, Inc.

Kircher's Flowers
McDonalds' Design & Build, Inc.
McDowell Landscaping & Design
Mike McCann- City of Defiance
Ohio State University Extension Defiance County
Olson Commercial Cold Storage
P & R Medical Connection
Person Centered Services
Re/Max Realty of Defiance, Inc.- Susan K. Hale
Republic Services of Bryan
Richland Co. & Associates, Inc.
Stefano's Ristorante
Sylvan Learning Center
Travel All Over
William J. Finn Income Tax Service

Special Announcements
Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce
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