Goodwill president, CEO to speak at
Nancy McClenaghan of Goodwill Industries will discuss "85 Years of Making a Difference" at Chamber's Feb. 20 luncheon meeting.
McClenaghan has been the president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Akron since July 2003.
She earned a master's of taxation degree from the University of Akron and a bachelor's of business administration degree from Ohio University.
Prior to working for Goodwill Industries, she worked for Touche Ross & Co. and retired from Dominion Resources. She has a son in college and she and her husband reside in Akron.
The meeting, at the Tallmadge Community Center, 80 Community Road, begins at 11:20 a.m. with networking and is followed by lunch served at 11:50 a.m. The cost is $12 per person, payable at the door.
Reservations are required. Make them by calling 330-633-5417 or email email@example.com by Feb. 18.
Business of the Month
Congratulations to Maxim Cleaning Contractors Inc. and company President, Marian Scharler, for being selected as Business of the Month. Located at 930 Southeast Ave. in Tallmadge, Maxim Cleaning is a commercial, industrial and medical facilities cleaning company. Scharler can be reached at 330-633-0625. She also handles complete floor care and construction clean-up.
Interested in being selected as Business of the Month? It's easy. Just attend the monthly luncheon meeting, which is scheduled the third Wednesday of the month.
Congratulations to Chamber board member Jerry Feeman, who was elected to the Summit County Council presidency. He was re-elected for a third term. Kudos!
Those who haven't sent in their membership renewal dues yet are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. Chamber will begin working on the annual membership book and doesn't want anyone to miss out on appearing in the directory. Membership is open to all businesses all year long. Those who are currently not members, but would like to join are asked to call the office or go online to the Join tab.
KentRidge of Golden Pond, will host its sixth annual Chili Cook-Off Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a residence on Sunnybrook Road in Kent.
A $5 admission will allow attendees a taste of 15 different chilies, music, door prizes and more. Chamber will enter its secret recipe chili into the judging that day and Tallmadge's own Dennis Loughry (also a member) will serve as one of the celebrity judges. All are welcome to attend.
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, U of A head football coach Terry Bowden and Kent State University head football coach Paul Haynes.
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.
Booth space is moving along, with more than 40 exhibitors booked. As there is limited space for booths, those who haven't sent in their form to reserve a booth are asked to do so as soon as possible.
Those interested in renting exhibitor booth space should contact the Tallmadge Chamber of Commerce at 330-633-5417 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.