01 Apr Chamber Member News – April 2011
Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
April Chamber Member Business Announcements
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Please note the Chamber Technology Committee is working hard to include this “Member News” page on the new Chamber website. (Stay tuned!) Once it is set up you will be able to post your company news as well as company events for others to see. We will email the website page link to the membership so that they are sure to see it and it will remind everyone to post their news.
Gardens of Western Reserve Assisted Living
The Gardens of Western Reserve Assisted Living Residence will be hosting a community Easter Egg Hunt on, Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 2:00, children 10 and under. The Easter Bunny will be available for photo’s after the egg hunt, bring your cameras and baskets. The Gardens is located at, 45 Chart Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, Oh 44223, 330-928-4500.
Is having a Spring Silent Auction and Casino Night Fundraiser, on Thursday, April 14th, from 6:00 to 9 p.m. at the SYB Party Center in Stow, to benefit special needs children. For a nominal $30 ticket, it will be an unparalleled night of fun with a Silent Auction, Black Jack, Texas Hold ‘Em and Roulette. The Foundation will provide complimentary scrumptious appetizers, wine, beer, beverages, and mouth-watering desserts, by several local pastry chefs. The big item to be auctioned off courtesy of Goodyear is a Blimp Ride! Tickets can purchased by email: email@example.com or by calling Zane’s Foundation, Inc., at 330.922.5855.
“WellCare Benefits – Healthy Advisor Program”. Normally $7.99 per month, EXCLUSIVELY offered for Cuyahoga Falls Chambers Members – ½ priced for your membership…if you sign up by May 31, 2011 – get your first month FREE! WellCare Benefits’ program consists of personalized attention to your overall health. We operate on the philosophy of helping others achieve the results they expect, thru the latest innovative products and services, all for one low monthly cost. Contact us at (330)474-9355(WELL) for the finer details. We accept any form of payment, even cash!! **Ask about Group Program(s) qualifications and expectations! Get Well, Live Well. firstname.lastname@example.org
Chestnut Hill Memorial Park
We are collecting Cell Phones For Soldiers here at Chestnut Hill Memorial Park. All Cell phones are reconditioned and sent overseas for our soldiers to be able to call home at no charge. Bring your donation to Chestnut Hill Memorial Park. Please consider helping Our Soldiers and their families stay connected.
Also we have a member to member discount that is more than what we offer from time to time to the general public and that is $250.00 discount toward the purchase of property here at Chestnut Hill. email@example.com
Neoshred is getting in the spirit of Earth Day by offering Free Shredding on Saturday, April 16th 2011 from 9 am – 12 noon. We are partnering with SASMA (Summit-Akron Solid Waste Management Authority) and The BBB to host the shredding event. Neoshred will shred everything right then and there. Don’t forget our permanent and only location is at: 895 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron, Ohio 44310. • Bring up to 10 boxes! • Receive a Certificate of Destruction! • No need to remove staples or paper clips. • Convenient drop-off location or park your car and come in to watch your items get shredded instantly! • Rest assure knowing all your confidential documents are properly shredded and recycled. Call 330.253.8260 or visit www.neoshred.com for more details!
City of Cuyahoga Falls
2011 Keep Cuyahoga Falls Beautiful Program – The City of Cuyahoga invites citizens of all ages, as well as schools, churches, businesses and civic organizations to help clean up litter, increase recycling efforts, plant flowers, pull invasive plants, and gather on River Day, Saturday, May 21st, for a special River Day cleanup project and volunteer lunch. Businesses and organizations participating in a litter cleanup project that includes public grounds around their facilities any time between Earth Day, April 22nd, 2011 and River Day, May 21st, will receive a beautifully framed “2011 Keep Cuyahoga Falls Beautiful Organization” certificate with the name of your company or organization imprinted on the certificate. For more information, or to register for a cleanup project, please contact Becky McCleary in the City of Cuyahoga Falls Office of Public Utilities at 330-971-8201 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Union National Mortgage
Congratulations Tim Bullock; a Cuyahoga Falls resident who had the opportunity to go on stage at the Akron Civic Theater with Buddy Valestro The Cake Boss, he was chosen out of the audience at an example of a “Romantic Man” with his wife Diana. Tim Bullock is Vice President of Union National Mortgage Company and Current President of the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce.
The Akron Aeros will be giving away $10,000 to one lucky fan if the temperature is below 40 degrees Fahrenheit at the first pitch (7:05 p.m.) of the home opener vs. the Binghamton Mets on Thursday, April 7 at Canal Park. Should the temperature at first pitch (7:05 p.m.) drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit, as officially reported by the Akron-Canton Regional Airport (station #330058), one lucky fan will win $10,000. Make it a Doubleheader! Fans bringing a ticket stub from the Indians/Red Sox 12:05 p.m. game on Thursday, April 7th to the Canal Park Box Office will receive a $6.00 reserved seat ticket for the Akron Aeros home opener (Akron Aeros vs. Binghamton Mets – 7:05pm). Tickets for the Akron Aeros Home Opener are Available NOW! Thursday, April 7th at 7:05 p.m. – Akron Aeros vs. Binghamton Mets For tickets, visit the Canal Park Box Office, Infield Outfitters, call 330.253.5153 or www.akronaeros.com
AtNetPlus, a leader in predictable cost IT services, announced the launch of their “#IT_Tip of the Day via Twitter.” Each #IT_Tip can be used by businesses users to help improve the functionality of technology in their everyday lives. Over time, implementing these suggestions will result in improved IT efficiencies within SMBs. An #IT_Tip is released every weekday at 9 am and the experts at AtNetPlus come up with each of them based on a pre-determined weekly topic. They have already covered Virus Prevention, and Cloud Computing. This week they’re making suggestions on Spring Cleaning for your PC – #SpringCleanPC. Future themes include Mobile Websites, Google Analytics, email, backup, IT budgeting, and Social Media. Follow us on Twitter: @atnetplus. If you want to read our past Tips, conduct a Twitter search for atnetplus. Visit www.atnetplus.com/news for additional information about the company.
2011 CareWorks Consultants Workers’ Compensation and Safety Seminars
This year’s CareWorks Consultants seminars will take place from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with a focus on effective cost containment strategies and an overview and update on the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). There is a $40 fee to attend. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided at all seminars. Claims administrators, safety coordinators, financial officers, payroll and human resource administrators, and supervisors are encouraged to attend. These seminars will fulfill the new BWC-required two hour safety training for group-rated employers who experienced a claim in 2008 and/or 2009. Continued… Effective Accident Investigations Key to Injury Prevention Strategy : Whether you have a consistent number of small workers’ compensation claims or the occasional catastrophic injury, conducting a proper accident investigation is a key tool for employers to control their workers’ compensation expenses. An effective accident investigation can shed light on the root cause of an accident and provide ideas for corrective actions to minimize the chances of similar accidents from happening in the future. As an added benefit, documentation from an accident investigation can also be helpful in the claims management process. Continued…
Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com
The Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com is now featuring a full-color, full-page of ad space spotlighting Cuyahoga Falls businesses. The page runs monthly on a Wednesday in the Community section. Ad sizes are 1/15 page vertical, 3.89 inches wide by 4.28 inches tall. A one-time run rate is $175/ad. The rate for a 6-month commitment is $150/ad. With a 12-month commitment, the rate drops to $125/ad. This space is being offered exclusively to Cuyahoga Falls businesses. For more information, click http://tinyurl.com/4qqgr58. For questions or to reserve space, contact Craig Madrin by e-mail email@example.com or by phone, 330-996-3214.
Join Simplex-IT for our next free Lunchinar: “Making The Most Of Your Data For The Small To Medium Business” Your computer systems keep track of everything. From customers to suppliers, purchases to sales, inventory to backorders. But are you using the information to your best advantage? And are you protecting it as carefully as you should? Many companies already own the tools to answer “yes” to both those questions. It’s a matter of setting them up and watching them run. Join Simplex-IT’s Bob Coppedge and Doug Tombow as they explore the various options that are built into database tools that your company may already be using. Seating is limited so please RSVP to John@Simplex-IT.com or 234.380.1277. See you there!
IT’S EASY AND IT’S FREE!
• Who will email the information out to the Chamber Members?
The Chamber will email out the announcements once a month.
• When will the email go out?
The email will be sent out the first week of the month.
• What can I submit for Chamber Member Business Announcements?
The announcement information that you submit to the Chamber will only be accepted via email only and must be strictly related to your Chamber Member business in which you are a paid Member of the Chamber of Commerce. The “Business News Announcements” must be related to: a new service your business is offering, a special “Members Only” discount and offer, office furniture for sale, hiring a new employee for your business, new business ribbon cutting, business anniversary invitation, business open house announcement, new business address, office space for rent, celebrating a business anniversary, etc.
How much space can I have for a Chamber Member Business Announcement?
100 words or fewer of text only and one listing per Chamber Member business per month. The Chamber reserves the right to edit all submissions and use fewer or more words submitted.
• What is the deadline to submit information?
The deadline to submit a Chamber Member Business Announcement is the 25th of the month by 12 noon and it will run in the next month’s email. Anything submitted after that date will run in the following month’s e-blast.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Email your information in the actual email you send back to us OR attach
your information in a MS WORD Document only. Phone, fax, ads, PDF or JPG submissions will not be accepted. EMAIL here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chamber Member Business Name____________________________Date___________
My Chamber Member Business Announcement of 100 words or less:
All emailed submissions for the Chamber Member Business Announcements are subject to approval and may be edited. Chamber Dues must be current to submit. The Chamber is not liable for any misprints, typos or incorrect information submitted. If there are no submissions for the month an email will not be sent.