April 7, 2021
April 7, 2021

I love flowers- but I am not a very good gardener so I get to look at pictures of them. Hope you enjoy them too!

Some events tomorrow that you can still sign up for-

  • Medicare 101 sponsored by MCC April 8, 2021 at 6:00pm
call 330-562-4333 to register
  • One on One Virtual Networking April 8, 2021 at 12:00pm
  • Portage County Safety Council "Human Trafficking"
April 8, 2021 11:00am

Have something you would like included in the newsletter? Send it to me-director@allaboutaurora.com


Designer Purse Bingo- June 15, 2021
2021 Aurora Chamber Golf Outing- August 19, 2021
2021 Fall Festival and Business Showcase October 2, 2021
2021 Trunk or Treat October 30, 2021

We might never get back to the way we were before COVID entered our lives, but we can try and be positive and make the absolute best of it. Vaccines, masks and social distancing will be our way of life for the unforeseeable future.
Let's keep smiling and please be kind to one another.

Did you know...

The Aurora Chamber is a member of NOACC (Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce) and our partnership offers many discounts from to shipping to insurance to energy savings.

Effective Monday, April 5, 2021,I will be in the office from 9:00am-3:00pm Monday-Thursday. The office will continue to be closed on Friday until the beginning of May 2021.

Please call 330-562-3355 to make an appointment or to let me know that you are here since the doors will remain locked.

And please, wear a mask if you plan on coming into the office.

How COVID is Changing the State of Work

Virtual Networking!
Call me for sponsorship opportunities!

2021 Aurora Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing


Many of our local shops and restaurants are owned by Aurora residents.
Please support your neighbors-

Aurora City News Updates can be found on the City page.
Do you have job openings?
Let's see if we can get them filled for you!

Our Values really do guide us - Serve Others and Do The Right Thing mean that the safety of our associates is at the heart of all our decisions. During these times, we've made a lot of changes to our in-store operations with our associates in mind. Just a few examples are:

  • different cash register configuration
  • Plexiglas barriers at our cash registers
  • limits to the number of people in store at one time
  • social distancing spaces marked throughout
  • hourly cleaning for all high touch surfaces

HoneyBaked is a great option if you're looking for extra income and/or need to work around family care/commitments. We offer flexible work schedules and much better hours: our stores are open Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM to 6:30PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM - and we're closed on Sundays.

As a Year Round Associate, you'll enjoy a fun and casual environment, pay it forward daily, and add value to the company by providing outstanding products and service to our customers. Bring your restaurant, retail or hotel experience to HoneyBaked!

Assist phone customers, catering customers, in-store lunch customers and in-store retail customers, providing excellent service in a friendly and polite manner. Respond positively to customer requests or comments.
Assist with food preparation, including lunch, catering and retail ham and turkey.
Demonstrate superior product knowledge and effectively articulate product features and benefits. Drive add-on sales through suggestion selling.
Maintain store cleanliness and merchandising standards.
Take initiative and remains productive throughout entire shift and takes responsibility for activities within his/her control.
Consistently follow all processes and procedures and comply with company standards in all areas, from service to food preparation and control. Adhere to our safety, security and respectful workplace policies and procedures.
Good communication skills and attention to detail. Prior customer service or food preparation experience preferred - experience as a cook, cashier, crew member, sales associate or store associate is a big plus!
Fun and casual environment
A way to earn extra income
Flexible schedules (fewer early mornings/late nights) - and we're closed on Sundays!
Opportunity to grow with a premier brand
Physical dexterity and mobility to perform demands of the job which may include working with hot torch. Requires bending, stooping, standing for long periods, twisting and lifting products and supplies.
The Honey Baked Ham Company LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.


The Campus of Anna Maria has positions open!
Call for more details!
Natural Essentials Inc. is currently hiring for the following positions:
General Manufacturing
Shipping & Receiving
Order Processing
Customer Service

The Friends of the Aurora Memorial Library are sponsoring an April Food Drive to benefit community members served by the Volunteers of America Food Pantry in Aurora, OH.

Beginning Friday, April 2, 2021, non-perishable food and personal hygiene items can be deposited in the donation bins located in the lobby of the library.

The Aurora Memorial Library is open:

Mon. & Tues., 11 am – 7 pm
Wed. & Fri., 10 am - 6 pm
Sat., 9 am – 5 pm.
closed Thurs. & Sun.

When selecting items to donate, please check expiration dates. Items with dates that have passed should not be donated.

At this time, the needs of community members have increased. The VOA Food Pantry needs non-perishable food items such as, fruit cups, snack bars, cereal, rice, and canned goods. Personal hygiene items include antibacterial hand soap, hand sanitizer, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, baby wipes, facial tissue, and bathroom tissue.

Your support is appreciated.
The Portage County Safety Council FY21 Virtual Safety Council program meets on Zoom every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month (except for the holidays), 11:00am-12:00pm.

Please Note: Unless otherwise noted, virtual meetings are restricted to up-to-date FY21 members only. Registration by non-members without prior permission will be cancelled.

Independent Energy Consultants is a long time member of the
Aurora Chamber of Commerce.
Visit their website for more information on how they might be able to save you money!

How are you accommodating your employees with health issues?
Did you know that COVID is an allowed condition at your place of business?

We have the person that can answer any Workers Comp questions that you might have!

PPS (Paramount Preferred Solutions, Inc.)
A service offered through our NOACC partnership!

Call Peter Young for a FREE consultation for your business!
You aren't alone!
Don't be afraid to ask for help.

COVID-19 Resources


Ohio COVID-19 Call Center: 833-427-5634
Portage County Health and Human Services: 2-1-1



Government Links:

State of Ohio Website Links:

Portage County Links:

NOACC Chamber Energy Program:

Individual and Family Resources:

Please visit www.Coronavirus.Ohio.gov for the most up-to-date information from the Ohio Department of Health.
For any questions you have about COVID-19, please call 1 (833) 4-ASK-ODH from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (7 days/week).
Social Media:
Governor DeWine is still holding press briefings, though not daily, to deliver the most recent updates as well as give updated guidance for the state’s response. These press events are carried live at www.OhioChannel.org.
At Family and Community Services Inc, we continue to monitor the development and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to continue to keep the community up-to-date on program updates and changes without overwhelming you with too much superfluous information. F&CS provides services such as food, shelter, transportation, and counseling services. These are all very important services that cannot be ignored. We are here for our community. Thank you and Go Forth Do Good.
Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Karen Bosley,Executive Director
Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau | 330.562.3355 | director@allaboutaurora.com| www.allaboutaurora.com