Special networking event!
The July Membership Luncheon is less than a week away.
Tuesday, July 13
11:30am networking
12-1pm lunch and program
Parkway Place
2592 Parkway Plaza, Maumee, OH 43537
Why is this luncheon different?
There is no speaker at this luncheon, rather we are going to have an exciting, fast paced networking event. This is probably an exercise you have not done before. You are guaranteed to make a new connection! This would be a perfect luncheon to bring a friend. Important...bring a stack of business cards.

BONUS CONTENT from Driven Fitness Studio and Big Johnson Party Tub!
Limber up!
Jodi Walters with Driven Fitness Studio will be leading us in stretching exercises designed to be useful in a work setting.
Brandon Johnson with Team Johnson will have his brand new, Big Johnson Party Tub at Parkway Place! Directly after the luncheon, we will host a ribbon cutting for his new vehicle and tours will be available.
And your winners are....
The 46th Annual Hometown Hero Awards presented by Metamora State Bank
Thursday, August 26, 5:30pm at The Pinnacle

The Class of 2021 Hometown Heroes and Golden Apple awards have been chosen!

Outstanding Citizen – David Tullis, Retired Maumee Police Chief
Awarded to one person that has displayed outstanding dedication and contribution to the community.  The Outstanding Citizen Award recipient has consistently given time and talent to make the community a better place to live. Selection criteria is broad, as contribution and impact can be measured or determined in many ways. Things such as community leadership, community organization involvement, service, volunteerism, and even things like business success, personal or professional achievement, or recognition brought to the Maumee community because of an individual’s efforts.
Hometown Hero – Cheryl Herr, McLaren St. Luke's
Awarded to an individual who has who has improved the Maumee community through their work, volunteer efforts or service. The Hometown Hero recipient has gone above and beyond and demonstrated either a heroic action, humanitarian effort, or significant compassion for our residents. The Hometown Hero is someone who has had a positive and direct impact on the citizens of Maumee, making their lives better.  
Maumee River Business Award - Savage
Awarded to a company or organization that is making a tangible, measurable impact in the Maumee community. This might be the result of any number of activities, such as job creation, workforce development, volunteer efforts, board service, philanthropic support or innovative business models that promote social goals. The Maumee River Award recipient is a business leader in the community.  
Bridge Award (2)– Pride of the Panthers, Joseph A. Dollman
Awarded to an individual, company or organization that has helped foster and develop the youth of our community. This individual or organization is a leader to children and young adults through coaching, mentoring, or facilitating after school activities and clubs. The Bridge award recipient cultivates compassion, success, and outstanding citizenry in the youth of our community.  
Golden Apple Award – Jason Dugan, Shayla Ferguson, Amy Stough
Award to recognize a teacher, counselor, youth leader or mentor who has gone above and beyond in your school. The Golden Apple Award is presented to an individual who has shown excellence in education and made a difference in a students life, in schools, churches, or other community settings. Golden Apple winners are excellent role models who inspire their students to become successful in the classroom and in life.

Special new category!
Shiny Apple Award- All the custodians in the Maumee School system
This new award recognizes the custodial staff of Maumee City Schools who worked tirelessly to ensure the safety and wellness of the staff and students during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mark your calendar for these upcoming July events:

Western and Southern Life Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, July 22 at 12pm
1745 Indianwood Circle Suite 140
Maumee, Ohio 43537

Red Lobster After Hours
Thursday, July 22, from 4-6pm
Red Lobster Maumee, 1422 S Reynolds Rd.
Maumee, Ohio 43537

Old School Gaming Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, July 29 at 4:30 pm
1392B Conant St.
Maumee, OH 43537
Did you know that as a Chamber Member, you are entitled to Paramount group insurance at a discounted rate?

Contact Amy Ramlow for more information
(419) 887-2820
Accolades and Accomplishments
News Release
Jessica McClellan, Practice Growth Manager                                              
William Vaughan Company Expands Into Bowling Green with Merger of Radel, Smith & Associates
Toledo, Ohio (July 1, 2021) – Locally recognized accounting and advisory firm William Vaughan Company (WVC) is excited to announce its recent merger with Radel, Smith & Associates (RSA). Effective today, RSA’s Bowling Green-based staff will remain in their current location at 175 East Washington Street, Bowling Green, Ohio which will now operate under the name William Vaughan Company and serve as WVC’s Bowling Green office.
“Teaming with William Vaughan Company, which has a strong presence in Northwest Ohio and shares our same philosophies and commitment to client service, allows us to stay on the cutting edge of changes so prevalent in today’s accounting industry, thereby strengthening our levels of service and expertise,” said Cal Smith, Managing Partner of RSA. “We are enthusiastic about joining a firm of such caliber as William Vaughan Company.”
As part of the expansion, WVC Partner and Bowling Green native, Nate Bernath will oversee the new office and play an integral role in delivering exceptional WVC service to the community. Additional WVC team member and BG resident, Owen Beck will also spend time serving clients out of the new office. From the RSA side, the expansion will add eight additional members to WVC’s already talented team, including:
  • Cal Smith, CPA 
  • Ed Keaveny, CPA, CVA
  • Tim Chamberlin, CPA
  • Annette Rader, CPA
  • Michele Martin, CPA
  • Michael Richter, CPA, MT
  • Melody Lawrence
  • Jackie Roberts
“We are pleased to welcome the Bowling Green office,” said WVC’s Managing Partner Aaron Swiggum. “We have always believed in being strategic about our growth and look forward to expanding our services into the BG area along with getting to know and participating in that community.”
About William Vaughan Company (wvco.com)
William Vaughan Company is an Ohio-based public accounting firm providing a vast array of audit, tax, and consulting services to clients locally, nationally and internationally. Our commitment to excellence has resulted in sustained growth since our inception in 1959. Currently, William Vaughan Company has 3 locations and more than 90 professionals, including 13 partners, who focus on serving primarily privately held businesses. For the past five years, the firm has been awarded one of the 60 Best Accounting Firms to Work for in the nation by Accounting Today. In addition, William Vaughan Company has been named INSIDE Public Accounting’s Best of the Best Firms for the fourth consecutive year, The Blade’s Top Work Places for eight years running and most recently, Accounting Today’s 20201 Top 100 Firms and Regional Leader awards.
Member Announcements
Special opportunity tonight! No charge!
Hello from your wellness partners at Profile Toledo!
Summer is HERE - that might mean kids are at home, schedules are hectic and you are hopefully enjoying much-needed rest and vacations.
We want you to feel your best as you make the most of summer. Profile by Sanford is hosting our “Summer Transformation Challenge” launching July 5th! The Challenge includes:
Weekly coaching sessions 👍👍
Access to a private Facebook group with daily motivation & inspiration 😀
A chance to win our Grand Prize of a Peloton Bike 🚴
Not currently a Profile member? No sweat! We have extended our trial membership so anyone can try Profile for 4 weeks for only $49! Think of it as a test drive that will prioritize your health. Our team will help you get signed up for the Challenge once you’ve started coaching with us!
Check out our Challenge webpage for more info. Then call 419-954-0754 to schedule your no cost consultation. You can do this!
In good health, 
Jarin Jaffee| Member Relations | C: 202.320.7846 O: 419.954.0754
Profile by Sanford - Toledo| 3430 Secor Road | Toledo, OH 43606
21-21-21 Networking: Choosing Networking Groups
July 9, 2021 8:30-8:51am
Fee: $21
While being part of a networking group isn’t the be-all and end-all of networking, it certainly can play a pivotal role in your networking success. Pick the right groups and you are set to meet and connect with the people who can help propel your personal and professional life to new levels. Pick the wrong ones and you are set for frustration, wasted time, and money thrown out the window. Check in with Debby to find out what you should be considering before you sign the membership card.

21-21-21 Networking Training is a series of short networking lessons that will address 21 different topics of networking. Each live, virtual session is just 21 minutes and only $21 per person.

With these skills you will be able to gain more sales, have more time to play and also feel good about how effective you have become with networking.
Greg Peters The Reluctant Networker, LLC
http://52ConnectionTips.com Phone: (734)545-8788
gpeters@thereluctantnetworker.com Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Nominate the Best Ethical Businesses!

Winning a BBB Torch Award is a wonderful accomplishment. The small and large companies, and nonprofits, who have won in the past tell us they are thrilled to receive recognition for their commitment to high ethical standards. Some nominated themselves, which we encourage.
Deadline for nominations is July 30th! This year's Torch Event is September 22. If you have been treated really well by a company or supplier, take a moment and nominate them for this sensational honor. They will be thrilled at your thoughtfulness. And if your company/medical practice/legal firm follows the highest ethical standards with your customers or patients or clients, why not nominate your own company?

BBB Torch Awards Luncheon Event:
Thursday, September 22 at 11:45am
Hilton Garden Inn, Levis Commons, Perrysburg, Ohio 
I would like to nominate the following company, practice, professional service or non-profit organization. You can link to the nomination form here: 
Click here for the online version of the nomination form.
Click here for the print version of the nomination form.
For more information contact Diana at BBB Foundation for Ethics at 419-720-7173 or email Diana here.
The Toledo Humane Society is participating in BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Summer “Empty the Shelters” event this July! From July 7th, through July 11th, adoption fees for our adult dogs and cats are reduced to $25!
We hope to send a record amount of our furry friends onto their newest adventure with a new family – please help us spread the word to make this happen.

Click flyer below for larger print.
The Ability Center is currently looking for volunteers to support their Assistance Dog Program, specifically puppy raisers and fosters are needed. If interested in learning more about how to help individuals with disabilities through the work of assistance dogs, please fill out the

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Call to reserve your plant
(419) 794-3000

If you are hiring, let us help get the word out.
Email your job post to colleen@maumeechamber.com.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.  

Job Title:  Manager of Communications
Location: Dayton, OH or Toledo, OH
Work Hours: Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)
Grade: 5
Reports To: Director of Communications
Good Afternoon,

We are in need of a diesel mechanic ASAP. We need of a couple drivers as well.

We have a referral program for drivers for $100 after 30 days of employment. There is also a 500 sign-on bonus for mechanics after their 30 days of employment as well. 

Apply in-person at Johnson Trucking:
4840 US 20A Delta, Ohio 43515
call 419-392-8416 to set up an interview.
Interested in working for Meredith Party Rentals?