Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce
                                 
...creating stronger communities by creating stronger businesses 
                   
Belpre Boulevard
 
In This Issue

  uk-keyboard-e.jpg Belpre Economic Development Strategic Plan is now on belprechamber.com.
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Welcome New Members:


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  Townplace Suites by  Mariott

415 7th St. Parkersburg, WV



WLTPiHeartMedia, Parkersburg

Circa@ The Elms, LLC 117 Walnut St., Belpre
 
Wesbanco  8550 State Route 339  Barlow, Ohio  45712  740 422-7397 
 

  Hickory Grove Country Market 5525 Rt. 339 Vincent 


Special note: our new member is having their "All-You-Can-Meat Sale
August 5 9 am-5 pm with live entertainment noon-4 pm by Josh Davis of Newport, Ohio and Josiah Leggett of Cutler, Ohio
An example: NY Strip $4.99 lb,
 Ground beef $1.99 if 5lbs or more bought





Congratulations are in Order!!!

Happy 40th Anniversary:
 
             
 




    
CONGRATULATIONS TO CENTRAL VAN AND STORAGE!
BUSINESS OF THE MONTH FOR JULY 2017!
 
A MEMBER OF THE BELPRE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, CENTRAL VAN AND STORAGE, LOCATED AT 123 LEE STREET, BELPRE, CAN TAKE CARE OF YOUR LOCAL, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL MOVING AND STORAGE NEEDS, BOTH RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
WEBSITE: WWW.CENTRALVAN.COM 
CONTACT: MARK BEECHER
PHONE: 740.315.1010
 

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Career Mentor Program 2017-2018
The Career Mentor program matches local volunteers with middle school students. The goal of the mentor program is to help students develop decision-making skills that will aid them throughout the rest of their school years and help them choose a career path that fits their needs and their interests. We are looking for mentors that can dedicate one hour per week during the 2017-2018 school year.
To get involved :
  • Participate in one day of Career Mentor Training
  • Become a board approved volunteer
  • Dedicate 1 hour each week during the 2017-2018 school year
  • Attend quarterly check-in meetings to support progress
Training dates* :
  • August 7, 2017; Marietta Schools Board Office - 111 Academy Drive, Marietta
  • August 9, 2017; Warren Schools Board Office - 220 Sweetapple Rd, Vincent
  • August 15, 2017; Beverly-Waterford Rescue Squad Building, 4th Street, Beverly
Contact for more info:
 
Geoff Schenkel
Career Mentor Coordinator, Marietta
740-525-3324
Barb Schafer
Career Mentor Coordinator, Warren and Fort Frye
740-678-2395 x121
Tasha Werry
740-374-6500 x8017
Tonya Davis
304-482-1366
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Trainings and Workshops:   
  
 

     
     
   
  
analyze_down_trend.jpg Attention small businesses in the Belpre Area!! 
Does your Marketing need a boost? 


Apply for funding through a Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce Award.
 
 Here are the guidelines: 
Applicants:
  • Must employ 10 employees or less full-time
  • Must be a member of BACC in good standing for at least one calendar year by the deadline for the application
  • Must complete application and return to BACC office by deadline.
  • If awarded, Must return a report of use of funds by the deadline..
Deadline for receipt of application in Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce office:
August 30, 2017
For more information, please email all questions to info@belprechamber.com
        
  BACC Friday email Newsletter/eblast   
Advertising Opportunities 
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We are proud to offer business members a chance to promote business and services through our weekly communication ,
or in a one-time blast by email,
each sent to over 600 emails. 
Option One: an embedded spot in 4 weekly newsletters for $100 per month.
Option Two: Separate email advertising sent out to our communication list separate from the Friday email blast. Cost $50 per blast.
 Submission can be a flyer, business card, brochure panel submitted in jpeg format.
Contact Karen in the office for more info. 740-423-8934 info@belprechamber.com 
 
(Note: Non-profit events will still be promoted free of charge.)
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  Do you know an enterprising, dynamic entrepreneur deserving of recognition?
 
 
 
  
  Click here to nominate an entrepreneur 
    
BE A SPONSOR AT THE 2nd MID-OHIO VALLEY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXPO!
 


 
 
Join Our Mailing List
740-423-8934
info@belprechamber.com



  Breakfast
 
Business-to-Business Breakfast set for
Wed., August 16 8 am in
Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce office 















Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Mid-Ohio Valley will sponsor our August breakfast. Everyone welcome. John Jackson of CCCS will provide some breakfast treats and update all of us on the service CCCS presents to clients and businesses.



GET YOUR DUCK PLUCK TICKETS NOW!!!!
 Purchase your chance to win cash prizes.Tickets are available at Riverview (both Marietta and Belpre locations) and at Chamber office. $5 each/5 for $20. $500 grand prize or 5/$100 prizes. A big thanks to sponsor Riverview Credit Union. Your ticket donation goes to support Homecoming events.

DIDJA KNOW? WE ARE HAVING A SUPER FIREWORKS SHOW SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 10 PM


85th Belpre Homecoming sponsors



OFFICIAL HOMECOMING T-SHIRT SPONSORS





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Chamber Board of Directors meeting September 14 4 pm.


Belpre Area Chamber Economic Development Committee meets Thursday, August 24
6 PM at CHAMBER OFFICE.
 
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Breakfast


 

Sam's Club "All-Chamber" 
Friday, September 8 (moved due to labor Day weekend)   
 7:30-9 am

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Chamber Quarterly Luncheon Thursday, Sept. 21 11:30 am
sponsored by Washington County Career Center

 
   
Save the Date: BACC Annual Dinner is set for Thursday, Oct. 26. You gotta be there!!


   ****Interested in a Belpre Area Chamber committee: 

                                  here is the link to get involved.
Calendar
  Area Non-Profit Event Calendar is attached! 
Trying to plan an event? Check out the work done for us by Heather Eichner, ReStore Events Coordinator at BACC member Habitat for Humanity, to begin a listing of events in the area.
click here for a calendar 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
piano_guitar_hybrid.jpg Music in the Park
sponsored by GFWC Belpre Woman's Club
Concerts are at Belpre Civitan Park 7:30 pm  

August 8 Still Crazy-Variety
August 15 Steve and Bev Pottmeyer
August 22-Steve Sams-Elvis
August 29 BHS marching band


Summer Music Series

Artsbridge Summer Music - Parkersburg City Park

Parkersburg City Park Band Shell
(Rain location-Horseshoe Pit Shelter) 

  • Aug 10
    • Steve Sams - Elvis Tribute Artist
      sponsor - Kraton Polymers
  • Aug 17
    • The Sheppard Brothers - Bluegrass
      sponsor - WesBanco
  • Aug 24
    • DeBarr & Stevens Family - Acoustic Classics
      sponsor - DeBarr Trucking
  • Aug 31
    • Parkersburg High School Big Red Band & Parkersburg South High School Patriot Band -
      sponsor - Napoli's