October 18, 2021 Weekly Digest
Chairman's Circle Members
Happenings in and around the Chamber!
Happy Monday!

We were lucky to have a beautiful fall weekend, hopefully you enjoyed going to football games, pumpkin farms, fall festivals - whatever!

Mayor's Weekly Update

The Mayor's update from Friday, Oct. 15 can be viewed here. In this week's episode, the mayor continued to caution residents and businesses about an increase in cyber crime, and also burglaries - primarily in unlocked cars.

Speaking of the mayor, we urge you to sign up to attend the annual Mayor's Breakfast, which will be held on Thursday, November 4 at the Lincoln Inn. Register today!

We continually update our home page, bataviachamber.org when new resources and information comes out. Also, check our calendar for new events from us and the community. Make certain you check the calendars regularly!

As always, we are now, and will be in the future, here for you.

Most sincerely,

Margaret, Patti and Shirley
Your Batavia Chamber of Commerce Staff
Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
Mark Your Calendars and Join Us!

This week's ribbon cutting ceremony for four businesses in the Newton House caught the attention of Patch reporter Emily Rosca. She wrote and shared this short article about the upcoming event in last week's Patch. Read the entire article here.
Come for the Ribbon Cutting at 4 pm...
Stay for Net-Working It!
Do You want to Know What is Happening in Batavia?
Attend the Annual Mayor's Breakfast!
Register Here.
It's that time of the year again!
If your business is working to be more "green," you may be eligible to receive the Batavia Green Business Ole award. The Batavia Environmental Commission evaluates all applicants and selects the winner. Click here for more information and to apply.
Are you running low on Chamber Bucks?
You can restock anytime!
They are perfect for friends, family, teachers, coaches, colleagues, employees...everyone!
We update our list of participating merchants as we receive new merchants. Do you want to add your business? Call (630) 879-7134.

Stop by the office to purchase your Chamber Bucks today!
News and Updates from Our Members

For 20 years, a 170’ x 35’ courtyard at Batavia High School, a result of building expansions, has been underutilized; filled only by a couple of trees, green grass, and a picnic table. The BHS Eco Club, however, under the director of Cultural Studies teacher Elizabeth Faulhaber, had a vision of converting this space into an environmental project that would benefit their club studies, in addition to all students at the high school in a multitude of ways. The BHS Eco Club presented a plan to BHS administration, for transforming the space into a tranquil retreat for student mental health breaks and reflection, a science and ecology club classroom, and service project opportunity for special needs students. Read the entire press release.
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