State of the City
Chamber's Jan. 16 luncheon meeting at the Tallmadge Community Center, 80 Community Road, will feature Mayor Dave Kline's annual State of the City Address.
Networking begins at noon and lunch, which will be catered by TLC Catering, will be served at noon.
The cost is $12 per person. Reservations may be made by calling the office at 330-633-5417 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber's annual Reverse Raffle is planned for Feb. 16 at the Venue Banquet Hall in Tallmadge. Cocktails will be available at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. A Chinese auction will be featured again this year. Those who would like to donate a baskets are asked to contact Chamber. The grand prize is $2,000. Tickets are $120 per couple, and includes two dinners and one number; $90 for one dinner and one number. Tickets are now on sale at the Chamber office. Only 100 tickets will be sold.
set for April 20
Tallmadge Asphalt & Concrete will again serve as event sponsor for the 2013 Tallmadge Community Expo, scheduled for April 20.
The Expo is a one-day, communitywide event that began in 1997 and is held every other year in April. The Expo provides a single venue where Summit County area visitors can come to know the community of Tallmadge and what it has to offer. Guest celebrity this year will be former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel, now vice president of strategic engagement for the University of Akron.
The Expo will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tallmadge Recreation Center, 46 N. Munroe Road. Exhibitors rent booth space to showcase their products, services and capabilities.
Those interested in renting exhibitor booth space should contact the Tallmadge Chamber of Commerce at 330-633-5417 or email email@example.com.
Chamber membership renewals
Chamber has begun its members renewal process. Those who haven't received a renewal invoice are asked to call the office. Chamber invoices its members every January. Those taking advantage of Chamber's discount programs with the BWC and Summa's Health Insurance are also reminded to renew their membership. Chamber offers several programs to provide the best discounts available for businesses. Those not currently a member but would like more information on joining are invited to visit the website www.tallmadge-chamber.com.
Reasons for joining Chamber include:
• Increased visibility in the community
• Business relationships/networking opportunities
• Support/access to city and community leaders
• Listings on Chamber website
• Advertising opportunities
• Discounts for BWC and SummaCare Health programs
• Referrals from Chamber
• Opportunities to grow one's business
• Support of Chamber's scholarship program
• Community involvement
Kudos to long standing Chamber member Park Ford Auto, for doing such a great job with the Drive One 4UR School event in November. What a fantastic turnout resulting in an $8,000 donation to Tallmadge High school. "It's members like Park Ford that make the Chamber proud!" says Executive Director Mary Cea.