Colerain Chamber Newsletter | August 2016 | Issue 16
As summer draws to a close, our Chamber programs are heating up!
The next Leadership Breakfast on Wed., Aug. 24 focuses on a current topic: the new overtime laws taking effect this December and their impact on your business. The roundtable format of this workshop is perfect for getting answers to YOUR legal questions, so register now.
I'm excited to announce that you can now register for your booth at the 2016 Business Expo & Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 29 at Northgate Mall. This year's Expo will be even bigger and better than last year! We're partnering with Microsoft, Butler Tech, and Jobs Ohio, who are sending expert presenters, raffle prizes, and more.  Register now for the best networking event of the year!
Take care,
Our Next Event: Wednesday, August 24 Leadership Breakfast
Want FREE legal advice? Want to better understand how to minimize the business impact of the overtime laws going into effect this December? Then join us on Wednesday morning, August 24, 8 am. 

You'll get answers to YOUR employment law questions. Learn from a prominent Cincinnati attorney with more than 30 years of employment law experience, while you enjoy a delicious hot breakfast.

Our roundtable discussion format at this August 24 Leadership Breakfast is specifically designed to provide expert answers to YOUR questions.

This August 24 breakfast meeting is open to the public, but space is limited and advance registration is required. REGISTER NOW so you don't
miss out on this timely workshop! The price is right - only $10 for a Colerain Chamber Member and $20 for the public.

Third Thursday Networking: Thursday, August 18 at TGI Friday's
Join us the third Thursday of this month at TGI Friday's in Stone Creek. This new FREE monthly get-together for Chamber Members has already become very popular. All members are encouraged to head over between 5 - 7 pm for networking and socializing at Friday's!
Business Expo & Job Fair: Thursday, September 29, Northgate Mall
The Business Expo & Job Fair is at Northgate Mall, 11 am - 3 pm. This is an excellent, affordable way to showcase your products & services, while you connect with other businesses and new employee prospects, including potential interns from Butler Tech programs.
Our Business Expo Partners this year are Microsoft, Butler Tech Career Center, and Jobs Ohio. Learn from expert presenters about current business issues and solutions. There will be lots of door prizes for participants, as well as lunch discounts. Be sure to register for a booth by September 15! 

2016 Colerain Chamber Awards: Nominations Due August 30
We're now taking your nominations for the 2016 Chamber Business Awards. Please review the descriptions of our seven awards, and nominate any Chamber Member ... including yourself! Email your nominations to President Debra Stonehill by August 30.  Be sure to include the reasons WHY you are nominating each business or person.
New Members
Please welcome the following new members:
Blust Motor Service
Do you know a business that can benefit from joining our Chamber? Encourage them to be your guest at one of our upcoming events. 
Member Deals
Send a referral that results in a customer by August 25 and receive $100. Click here to contact.
Chamber members, employees and families can save up to 50% off back-to-school supplies! Just show your chamber store purchasing card. Don't have a card? Click here.
Enjoy BIG savings with Chamber's Blue View Vision. Read more.

Photos from the New Member Reception at Snow's Lakeside Tavern
More than 80 people enjoyed our New Member Reception on July 21, hosted by Snow's Lakeside Tavern.



Member News
American Cancer Society's Relay for Life
The Colerain Relay for Life volunteer team begins planning in October for the annual spring event! Interested in joining these monthly meetings to make a difference in your community? Contact Rachel at
Butler Tech
Butler Tech has a job posting for a High School Construction Technology teacher at Northwest High School. Five years of experience in construction related fields is needed; no teaching experience is required. Click here for info or email Kristen AbuDakar.
MediGold & YMCA
Sign-up now for a FREE 5-part Brain Health Educational Series taught on Thursday evenings starting September 15. Click here for info.
St. Joseph Orphanage
Register now for the Annual Golf Outing on Monday, Sept. 12 at Vineyard Golf Course. A fan-favorite for over 20 years, this Golf Outing features a golf scramble, hole-in-one contests, a silent auction, and more. All proceeds benefit St. Joseph Orphanage. Click here for more info and registration.
Do you have something newsworthy? Send us your updates!


FREE Seminar from the Small Business Association (SBA)
Learn about marketing tools for your small business! The SBA offers a FREE seminar in Cincinnati on Friday, August 26 to teach you about low cost options to promote your business. Click here for info.
News You Need from the Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
Each year, Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in BWC's Group Experience Rating Program as a way to significantly reduce your workers' compensation premium. Workplace safety is an important component of these programs. Read more here
News You Need from OSHA
OSHA continues to be very active. Here are the latest OSHA Updates.
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