December 2015 – Chamber Business News / Invitations

December 2015 – Chamber Business News / Invitations

Chamber Member DECEMBER  2015 Business News
FREE Eblast Service
Chamber Member Business News Eblast Service is a FREE way that Chamber Members can promote a business related news item to fellow Chamber Members.

This FREE service is for Chamber Members only.

Your BUSINESS NEWS will be posted to the Chamber Website – it will be emailed to fellow Chamber Members with all of our event emails and the website link will be posted to the Chamber Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter pages!

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Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Presents: Holiday Gift Card Promotion – December 1st– December 24th Every Table Enjoying Lunch or Dinner in the NINETEEN10 Restaurant Will Receive a $5.00 Thank You Gift Card Redeemable in January & February 2016 Regardless of Amount Spent! Start the New Year off in Style With the Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center New Year’s Eve Overnight Package  $159.00 Includes 12:00 pm late checkout Deluxe Breakfast for Two (Overnight Parking Additional)
Katlin Calise-Sales Assistant|330-968-6913
Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center215 S. Depeyster Street Kent, OH 44240 | Facebook Proudly managed by the Riley Hotel


Callatis Spa
Come and celebrate 9 years in business @ Callatis Spa! Gift certificates available. Anniversary package: Rejuvenation Package $100 (includes 1 Hour Deep Tissue Massage and 1 Hour Signature Facial). Get it & Share it! Go or text/call 3309622250. Happy Holidays!



Tubbs Chiropractic
Tubbs Chiropractic is happy to offer all chamber businesses members a FREE Holiday Stressbuster for your employee’s. This is a great way to thank them for their dedication and hard work and is an extra treat at a Holiday Party!
Tubbs will provided a free 5 minute chair massage, free goodie bag and Holiday cup to each employee. Email us today to take advantage of the free offer at: (offer expires 12/31/15)


Western Reserve Hospital
7th annual Holiday Blood Drive – Tuesday, Dec. 22 | 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls | 1989 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. All presenting donors will receive:*

• Long-sleeve Red Cross T-shirt

• Special refreshments sponsored by Summa Health System

• Gift certificate for a free haircut from Gavin Scott Salon and Spa

• The Greenhouse in Hudson pixie poinsettia sponsored by Cardinal Health at Home

• Chance to win a grand prize media package from Summa Health System or one of two runner-up gift baskets sponsored by Papa John’s and Western Reserve Hospital

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit,  sponsor code: Summa to schedule your appointment.


Chick-fil-A at Chapel Hill
Chick-fil-A at Chapel Hill will cater your office, Christmas or New Year’s Eve party. Place catering order by Saturday, 12/19/2015: Receive 20% off!   Chick-fil-A at Chapel Hill * (330) 920-4544. 420 Howe Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls, OH


Burntwood Tavern
With each $50 Gift Card sold, receive a $10 Gift Card FREE and we’ll pay it forward by donating $5 to Cleveland Clinic Children’s.  Gift Cards valid at all Burntwood Tavern, M Italian & Pacos Tacos locations.  Purchase at the restaurant or online at



Metropolis Popcorn
Shop Locally – Ship Nationally! Choose from over 50 flavors and send a taste of Northeast Ohio anywhere in the country! Visit
Order by Dec 17 for guaranteed Christmas Eve arrival. Retail store open extended hours through Dec.23:
Mon-Thurs 10 am – 7 pm
Fri-Sat 10 am – 8 pm
Sun 12-6 pm
Metropolis Popcorn located at 2164 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Short-term parking at the corner of Front St. & Portage Tr.


Abshire & Haylan jewelers
We realize with the holiday season upon us, perhaps you’ve thought of giving the long lasting gift of fine jewelry to the one you love this year but struggle to find the time to come see us, choose that special piece, wait on paperwork and finally gift wrapping.

We at Abshire & Haylan jewelers have the solution.  You can start by checking out our beautiful website for ideas first, or just simply call us at (330) 689-1990 and allow us the opportunity to personally shop for you.  We will even deliver it to your place of business at no additional charge! Looking forward to serving you, Lori Decker, Store Manager – Abshire & Haylan Jewelers


Howard Hanna Stow Office
Coats for Kids – Please donate new and used coats in all sizes. (infant to adult)
Howard Hanna Stow Office located at 3925 Darrow Road, Suite 101. Stow, OH 44224
Contact Robert Lagasse  330-835-8990. Now until 12/12/2015





Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls
Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls cordially invites you to attend the 1st Annual Holiday Gala exclusively for Professionals.

  • Thursday, December 10th, 2015 (4:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.)
  • Location: High & Low Winery 588 Medina Rd. Medina, OH 44256 (2 miles west of Rt. 18/I-77)

Join us as we celebrate the season with entertainment by Now That’s Entertainment” featuring Bill  Pirie and Nick Costa, hors d’oeuves and decadent desserts prepared by Chef Alan Livingston. Large Auction with Raffle Baskets available, all proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. RSVP to Morgan Iorio by December 7th at 330.730.3348 or

Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls presents “Homemade Holiday Cookies” (Call today to place your order) Celebrate the holiday season with a delicious batch of homemade cookies by Chef Alan Livingston. The warm flavors of peanut butter blossoms, gingerbread, short bread with maple frosting, Russian team cake, pecan clusters, mint, molasses and almond spritz trees will inspire the holiday spirit in all.

  • Orders available for Pick Up at Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls – Wednesday, Dec. 16 & Thursday Dec. 17 (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.) $25 (3 dozen)/ $45 (6 dozen)

To order, call Morgan Iorio (330) 730-3348, email at or the Concierge at (330) 612.3027. Cash or Checks payable to the Alzheimer’s Association ate accepted. All proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.



Goodwill Industries of Akron
For over 85 years, Goodwill Industries of Akron has been helping companies save time and money through our contract Assembly/ Packaging and Industrial Sewing services and we now also offer recruiting assistance.  We can help with your Assembly & Packaging production needs in our facility. Our capabilities include light assembly, heat sealing, packaging, sorting, collating & mailings, re-work, die-cutting, de-flashing, inspection and more! We also offer industrial sewing specializing in safety products including a variety of safety vests as well as custom industrial sewing options. We are competitively priced and responsive with our own transportation fleet. Some of the companies we have partnered with are: Automated Packaging Systems, Cardinal Safety Products, Gojo Industries, Murdock Industrial, Newel Rubbermaid, Diebold, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and many more!  Goodwill is certified to ISO 9001:2008 so you can be sure our work will meet your quality standards.
Our newest business service is providing recruiting assistance using our cloud based tracking system. We offer:

  • Create and manage job board postings to more than 100 job boards.
  • Ability to mine resumes from four national job boards.
  • Resume and applicant screening to ensure only qualified candidates are received.
  • Conducting initial interviews.
  • On-site recruitment assistance.
  • Customized recruitment events.
  • Pre-employment testing.
  • Background check and drug screen.

If you have any questions or are interested in further information about our services, please contact me at the number below.
Jack Friend, Business Relations Manager – Goodwill Industries of Akron



City of Cuyahoga Falls
The City of Cuyahoga Falls invites you to join us for an informational meeting explaining state mandated changes to the Cuyahoga Falls Municipal Tax Ordinance.
Where:  Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium/Hopewell Room – 2345 4th Street – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
When: Thursday, December 10th/ 6:00 p.m.
Topics to be addressed:  Information regarding changes in dues dates, employee withholding thresholds, estimated tax threshold, penalty and interest, net operating loss carryforwards, e-filing, required documentation and other topics. Please RSVP by December 8th to:





Family Treasures Jewelers
You’re invited! 22nd Annual Customer Appreciation Day.
Saturday, December 5, 2015 – 10 am  – 6 pm
Free gift, no purchase necessary.
Located at 424 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls.



Cuyahoga Falls Library
The library’s lower level is being completely renovated with a beautiful new children’s department, updated meeting rooms, a family restroom, a tween area and more. Estimated milestone dates for the project are:

  • November 20: Completion of Phase I
  • November 30: Start of Phase II
  • February 5: Completion of Phase II
  • February 5 to 23: Clean-up and moving
  • February 25: End of project and opening





Cuyahoga Falls High School
Career Night 2016 – Feb. 4, 2016 – Cuyahoga Falls High School.  We have set the date for the Cuyahoga Falls High School Career Awareness Night – Thursday, February 4, 2016.  Please mark your calendar.  We appreciate your past participation and would welcome your return this coming year.  If you have been unable to participate in the past, it is a great way to meet our students and let them see firsthand the many opportunities for careers that they have in Cuyahoga Falls and North East Ohio.  This event is required for all sophomore students at the high school.

  • Setup, registration and a light dinner will be available for participants from 5:00-6:00.  The event runs from 6:00-8:00 in the high school cafeteria.  Each participating group will have a 6 foot table (6 ft. x 2.5 ft.) to work with.  A limited number of electric spots are also available.
  • If you are ready to commit now, simply follow the link below and enter your information.  You will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Your continued support of Cuyahoga Falls High School is very much appreciated. Feel free to pass this link along to anyone that you think might be interested in talking with teens about their career path.  The event is well attended by both students and their parents and is a great way to showcase the wide range of opportunities that the Cuyahoga Falls area has to offer.

If you have any questions, comments or referrals, please feel free to contact one of us by e-mail or phone.  We look forward to another successful evening.  Thank you for taking an interest in the future success of our students.

Cathy Nicholson, Chair, Business and Career Department
Cuyahoga Falls High School  330-926-3808 ext 502126                                               




Coffee News Akron
You asked for it and we’re doing it!  Coffee News Akron is now expanding and opening a new edition in the Tallmadge, Mogadore, Springfield and Lakemore communities!  Look for Coffee News at local restaurants, salons, physician and dental offices and other busy waiting areas!  You can build your brand with Coffee News with  weekly, rotated ads, exclusivity and affordable, consistent advertising.  Do you own a restaurant in the Tallmadge, Mogadore, Springfield and/or Lakemore communities?  Call today to join over 900 locally owned restaurants throughout Greater Akron, Canton and Medina.  Everyone loves Coffee News – Call Julie at 330-315-2545 for introductory specials TODAY!



Important Information Regarding our 2016 Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Program. In light of BWC transitioning to prospective billing, the 2016 CareWorksComp group rating enrollment deadline for the traditional discount group rating program is November 18, 2015 and the retro group rating enrollment deadline is January 22, 2016. It is important to apply early so that you have adequate time to evaluate your options.  If you have not already applied, we ask that you take a look at your potential premium savings through the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce Workers’ Compensation Programthat is administered by our partner, CareWorksComp. Our workers’ compensation program was created to help our members maximize their workers’ compensation premium savings and to provide them with quality claims management services.  Consider these points about our program:

  • CareWorksComp evaluates your company for your greatest premium savings options.
  • Maximum BWC projected premium and rate discounts of up to53% in our traditional group rating programs andpremium rebates of up to 63% through our retrospective group programs for eligible businesses.
  • Unemployment program consulting services are included in our program.
  • Best-in-class full-service program includes program management, with professional account executives, hearing representatives and claim staff as well as underwriting/rate analysts providing you peace of mind.


To request a free, no-obligation analysis of your best savings options, please take a moment and contact CareWorksComp’s Program Manager, Bob Nicoll toll-free at 1-800-837-3200, ext. 58595 or via email at



Riverfront Concert Series
2016 Sponsorship Opportunities!
Platinum Tier – VIP Package (private area with a catered meal from a participating local restaurant, beer, soft drinks and water) on two event weekends. Name announced throughout the event, merchant advertising (IROK Booster II), quantity of 4 – 10 x 3 banners, name on all printed material i.e. newspaper, billboards, shirts, radio spots, advertisement on Facebook and 4 websites (Irish, Oktoberfest, IROK and the City of Cuyahoga Falls) cost – $20,000***
Gold Tier – Name of business on main stage banner.  Name announced throughout the event, merchant advertising (IROK Booster II), quantity of 2 – 10 x 3 banners, name on all printed material i.e. newspaper, billboards, shirts, radio spots, advertisement on Facebook and 4 websites (Irish, Oktoberfest, IROK and the City of Cuyahoga Falls) cost – $10,000
Silver Tier
 – Name on all printed material i.e. newspaper, billboards, shirts, radio spots, merchant advertising (IROK Booster II), quantity of 1 – 10 x 3 banner, advertisement on Facebook and 4 websites (Irish, Oktoberfest, IROK and the City of Cuyahoga Falls) cost – $5,000
Bronze Tier
 – Name on all printed material i.e. newspaper, shirts, merchant advertising (IROK Booster II), quantity of 1 – 5 x 3 banner, advertisement on Facebook and 4 websites (Irish, Oktoberfest, IROK and the City of Cuyahoga Falls) cost – $1,500
IROK Booster -I
 – Name on printed material i.e. quantity of 1 – 2 x 3 banner, merchant advertising (IROK Booster II), advertisement on Facebook and IROK website – $500
IROK Booster –II
 – Merchant advertising stand displaying printed materials at the concert series site every week for the community to learn more about area businesses – $100
***Restaurants who participate in catering for the VIP room will receive $1,500 sponsorship level for providing catering on 2 different weeks.
***Restaurants only able participate for 1 week will receive $500 sponsorship level.  Both of these will also get to have a space on the mall on their respective week(s).
IROK, Inc. P.O. Box 1212, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223



  • 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.
    Examples of what may be submitted: a new service your business is offering, a special “Members Only” discount offer, new employee announcement 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?
    300 words or fewer of text only and one listing per Chamber Member business per month. All submissions must be emailed. Ads will not be accepted.  PDFS, JPGS, LOGOS or phone, fax, paper submissions will not be accepted.
  • 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.

Email your news submission exactly how it should appear via text information in the actual email OR in a MS Word Document in text format only to  PDFS, JPGS, LOGOS or phone, fax, paper submissions will not be accepted.

*YOUR Contact Name/Title
*YOUR Chamber Member Business Name
*Your Chamber Member Business Announcement of 300 words or less/exactly how it should appear.
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.