01 Jun June 2012 – Chamber Member Business News
Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Member Business News EBLASTS
are a FREE and EASY way Chamber Members (only) can promote a business related news item to fellow Members. These announcements will be posted on the Chamber website, Chamber Facebook Page, Twitter and LinkedIn.
They will also be emailed to the Chamber Membership and Area Business Leaders.
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Smilek’s Car Care
Will celebrate its 5th Anniversary on June 2nd, 2012 with a huge party from 11am-2pm at the State Rd. location (3934). We invite all chamber members and their families to join us in this celebration. We will have food, lots of giveaway items from local businesses, cake, a bounce house for the kids, facility tours, demonstrations, and one GRAND PRIZE winner will walk away with a year of FREE oil changes! We are also rolling out a new promotion that is exclusive to Cuyahoga Falls Chamber Members. Every Thursday, all Chamber Members are eligible for FREE BRAKE PADS with their brake service. This is not a joke! We are offering FREE, top-quality, Wagner brake pads, valued at up to $90.00. Appointments are limited on Thursdays and are required to be eligible for this special, so don’t wait! If you need brake work, call now to schedule your appointment! 330.929.6020 www.smilekscarcare.com
It’s a Breeze Travel
It’s a Breeze Travel, will be hosting a Travel Night at Donato’s Pizza in Cuyahoga Falls, OH – It’s a Breeze Travel is a full service general travel agency specializing in cruises and tours, and will be hosting a Travel Night on June 12, 2012 from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at Donato’s Pizza located at 1710 State Road. The topics of discussion for the evening will be Disney Resorts and Cruises and why you should use a travel agent. Do you have other questions regarding travel bring those with you as well we will be happy to answer all questions related to travel. Please join us for a night of fun, information, prizes and refreshments. Please R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or contact us via our webpage www.itsabreezetravel.com as space is limited.
Zane’s Foundation Inc., Donatos/Cuyahoga Falls and Wellness and Wealth by Choice
CHAMBER MEMBER’S TEAM UP TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE ZANE’S FOUNDATION INC. The Zane’s Foundation is a nonprofit Chamber member which provides funding for families with special needs children. DONATOS® and WELLNESS & WEALTH by CHOICE will be holding a fund raiser on Saturday June 30, 2012 at Donatos located at 1710 State Rd. Cuyahoga Falls. Donatos will be donating a portion of their sales on Saturday June 30, 2012 between the hours of 10:30 am till 7:00 pm to the Zane Foundation. Wellness and Wealth by Choice will be giving a gentle back massage at Donatos for a donation of your choice. Please come and experience total relaxation while experiencing the perfect combination of ancient wisdom and modern technology. All proceeds are in support of the ZANE’S FOUNDATION. For additional info contact Sue Gruber at 330-920-1590.
Wellness & Wealth by Choice
NUTRITIONAL SEMINAR = WELLNESS & WEALTH by CHOICE is hosting what will prove to be the best, most informative nutritional seminar of the summer. Our guest speaker is Roger Drummer, Certified Nutritionist, Chinese Herbalist and International speaker, is very knowledgeable and engaging. As you know the best way to take care of your nutritional needs is the natural way. Learn how for lifelong health, food may be the best medicine. Find the path to good eating and a better lifestyle. Enjoy Roger Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Montrose Holiday Inn 4073 Medina Rd. Akron44333. This is a FREE seminar so be sure to bring a friend. For additional Information contact Bob and Sue Gruber 330-920-1590.
Brimlow Benefits Agency
Is your business taking advantage of the 4% discount they could be receiving off your GROUP health insurance? This includes Sole Proprietors. if you would like to learn more about how we can help your business please give us a call today and ask for Larry or Mary Beth, 330-777-0542.
Laurel Lake Retirement Community
Baby boomers, retirees invited to Summer Open House at Laurel Lake. Laurel Lake’s complimentary Summer Open House on June 18 & 19, 2012 at 10:00 AM is designed to give first-time and returning visitors the ideal introduction to Northeast Ohio’s first and foremost Life Care community. Find out why Laurel Lake has earned its place as one of the most respected and “best value” retirement communities in the country! Guests will enjoy a delicious Brunch with Laurel Lake residents in the Lakeside Dining Room, followed by a brief presentation: “Fountain of Youth: Secrets of Successful Aging.” Discover the advantages of active CCRC living and how (studies show) they can lead to a happier, healthier retirement with increased longevity. Take a guided walking tour of Laurel Lake’s 100,000 sq. ft. Commons, including the Fitness & Aquatic Center and campus restaurants. Enjoy a 15-minute scenic shuttle tour of Laurel Lake’s 150-acre campus, and get an exclusive “peek” into various apartment and villa styles. Space is limited and reservations are now being accepted. To RSVP, please call Julie at 1-866-650-2100 today. Laurel Lake Retirement Community is the smart choice for discerning adults who wish to continue leading active lives filled with a variety of interests, including work, volunteering, travel, fitness, cultural and lifelong learning pursuits. To learn more about this not-for-profit community offering multiple home styles within a scenic 150-acre campus in Hudson, call 1-866-650-2100 or visit www.laurellake.org .
United Way of Summit County
Save the date: Friday, September 14, 2012 from 7:30 am – 9:00 am at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn for the inaugural Summit Awards Breakfast. This event will honor individuals and organizations for exemplary, philanthropy and social responsibility. Brought to you by Inside Business Magazine and the United Way of Summit County. For tickets and more information. www.uwsummit.org
Invites You to Our Next Free Lunchinar: “This Is What We Do…!” From the beginning, Simplex-IT has been dedicated to a singular goal – keeping our clients’ investment in Information Technology working at maximum efficiency while providing strategic value in achieving that goal. Broadly stated, that’s what we do! But how we do it – and the benefit our clients enjoy as a result – is not always obvious. At this month’s free Lunchinar, Bob Coppedge will reveal the what, how and why of what Simplex-IT does. More importantly, he will demonstrate how our efforts positively affect our clients’ business goals. If you’re a business executive or IT professional, you won’t want to miss this highly informative and revealing presentation. Simplex-IT’s monthly Lunchinars are free, open to all and focused on sharing information. Join us!
Where: Hattie’s Café, 164 N. Main Street, Hudson
When: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 from 11:30am-1:00pm
As a bonus, we will be awarding door prizes of Windows 7 and Office 2010 to two lucky attendees. Free food AND free software – how awesome is that! We remind you, though, seating is limited. To reserve yours, email John@Simplex-IT.com or call 234.380.1277. Come join the fun!
Broadman Baptist Church
3rd Annual Garage Sale/Flea Market – June 9th 9 a.m.—3 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will benefit our Missions program. Besides members selling their “stuff”, our Youth Group will have a car wash, bake sale and they will also be selling lunch refreshments. Book Sale & Clothing Exchange too!!!! If interested you may also buy a table for $10 and sell your “stuff”. So come on out and spend some time & $$ at Broadman Baptist Church located at 350 E.Bath Rd., Cuyahoga Falls. 330-923-6127 www.broadmanchurch.org
O’Reilly Auto Parts
Will be having the 1st Annual Summer Auto Show for cars, trucks and motorcycles on July 14th from 2-6 pm. All proceeds and donations received will be given to Cuyahoga Falls Little League Baseball. $10 per car please. Food and drink, 50-50 raffle. The first 100 cars receive a dash plaque. O’Reilly Auto Parts Store located at 86 Graham Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Please call Fred Shaffer, Store Manager at 330 920 6216 with any questions.
Summa Western Reserve Hospital
Summa Western Reserve Hospital welcomes Pamela Banchy, RN-BC, PMP, to the role of Chief Information Officer for the hospital. As part of the hospital’s executive team, Ms. Banchy will bring clinical insight in providing vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives that meet the mission of Summa Western Reserve Hospital. She will be responsible for all information system activities including implementation, design, analysis, installation and operations. About Summa Western Reserve Hospital Summa Western Reserve Hospital is the Northeast Ohio region’s first physician-owned, for-profit, full service hospital. With a commitment to patient satisfaction and improved healthcare delivery, Summa Western Reserve Hospital offers general and acute care services, including a 24/7 emergency department. Summa Western Reserve Hospital is also a teaching facility and sponsors graduate medical education teaching programs in osteopathic medicine. The hospital is a majority physician-owned joint venture between Western Reserve Hospital Partners (which represents a collaboration of more than 200 physicians, including primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists) and Summa Health System.
Electronic Merchant Systems
Does most of your business occur outside the walls of your office? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to accept payment while you’re on the move? EMS offers numerous wireless and mobile processing solutions. Using a terminal or even your existing smart phone you can process credit cards no matter where business takes you! Interested? Call Adrien Coluccio today to learn more: 216.287.0081
Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
2012 Golf Outing Sponsorship Opportunities:
We need 2012 Golf Outing Sponsors for Friday, August 17, 2012 the Brookledge Golf Club, Cuyahoga Falls. Please call 330-929-6756 OR email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. These are great opportunities to get your name in front of fellow Chamber Members and Guests.
Premier Event Sponsor – $800 Member (1 available)
Includes your business LOGO on all printed materials/event program/golf cart signs; one golf foursome; 60 second sponsor commercial at BBQ Lunch; the opportunity to put your business information at the BBQ Lunch table; LOGO on hard plastic SIGN at Hole #1. You will have the opportunity to sit at this golf hole exclusively and pass out your goodies (e.g., your company literature, your golf items, water bottles, snacks, prizes, etc. – no alcohol) to the golfers. This is an easy way to mingle with all of the golfers! You are responsible to bring your own supplies (table, chairs, sunscreen, food, water, non-alcohol beverages, etc.) to your exclusive golf hole.
Continental Breakfast Sponsor – $100 Member (1 available)
Includes your business NAME on all printed materials/event program/golf cart signs. Also includes signage at breakfast area at Clubhouse with an area to put your business flyers/business cards. This area will be open from 7:00am to 9:00am.
BBQ Lunch Sponsor – $600 Member (1 available)
Includes your business NAME on all printed materials/golf cart signs; two golfers; 60 second sponsor commercial at BBQ Lunch; and a sign at a golf hole. You may request a particular hole number if available. You will have the opportunity to sit at this golf hole exclusively and pass out your goodies (e.g., your company literature, your golf items, water bottles, snacks, prizes, etc. – no alcohol) to the golfers. This is an easy way to mingle with all of the golfers! You are responsible to bring your own supplies (table, chairs, sunscreen, food, water, non-alcohol beverages, etc.) to your exclusive golf hole.
Exclusive Hole Sponsor – $100 Member, $200 Non-Member (16 available)
Includes your business NAME on a sign at a golf hole. You may request a particular hole number if available. You will have the opportunity to sit at this golf hole exclusively and pass out your goodies (e.g., your company literature, your golf items, water bottles, snacks, prizes, etc. – no alcohol) to the golfers. This is an easy way to mingle with all of the golfers! You are responsible to bring your own supplies (table, chairs, sunscreen, food, water, non-alcohol beverages, etc.) to your exclusive golf hole.
9th Hole Break Sponsor – $100 Member SOLD to Traditions at Bath Road
Includes your business NAME on all printed materials/event program/golf cart signs. Also includes signage at 9th Hole Break area at Clubhouse with an area to put your business flyers/business cards. This area will be open from 10:00am to 12:00noon.
Golf Photo Sponsor – $250 Member SOLD to Union National Mortgage
Includes your business LOGO on the paper/card stock preprinted “picture frames.” You may create these, with Chamber approval, and provide paper OR the Chamber can do this for you. Business NAME in event program. Business LOGO on signage at Golf Photo area at BBQ Lunch Pavilion.
2012 Health Expo Sponsorship Opportunities:
We need 2012 Health Expo Sponsors for Saturday, October 6th at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium. Please call 330-929-6756 OR email email@example.com if you are interested. This is a great opportunity to be seen by approximately 2000 attendees.
PREMIERE SPONSORS $500.00 Member or 1,000 Non-Member
Includes PREMIER LOCATION with two 8’ x 4’ spaces, two 6’ x 2½’ tables, four chairs, electric, two plastic table cover/skirting sets. Also includes your LOGO on flyers and advertising, a 60 second commitment commercial at the 10:00 am event Kick-off with the Health EXPO Committee and Mayor Robart.
Ohio Chamber of Commerce/Chamber Action Alliance – Legislative Updates
GREAT LAKES COMPACT HEADED TO GOVERNOR AGAIN
The business community was successful this week in holding off amendments that would have undermined the framework of House Bill 473, the Great Lakes implementation legislation.
SEVERAL MID-BIENNIUM REVIEW BILLS PASS THE HOUSE AND SENATE
Not content to wait for the next biennial budget in 2013, Gov. Kasich two months ago put forward a unique plan of tax policy and state operations reforms he called the mid-biennium review (MBR) that would affect many Ohio businesses.
OIL AND GAS REFORMS SENT TO GOVERNOR FOR SIGNATURE
This week the General Assembly approved Senate Bill 315, the energy mid-biennium review bill.
BILL HELPING EMPLOYERS KEEP WORKERS PASSES HOUSE
The Ohio House this week passed House Bill 484, which will create a Short-Time Compensation (STC) program allowing employers, in lieu of full lay-offs, to reduce the hours of some employees on a temporary basis.
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
SB 302 Background Checks – Support
SB 315 Mid-Biennium Review Energy Policy – Support certain provisions
HB 559 Pipeline Disclosure – Not established
HR 305 Federal Energy Policy – Support
SB 316 Mid-Biennium Review Education & Workforce Plan – Interested party
HB 484 Unemployment Compensation – Support
LEGAL & BUSINESS REGULATION
SB 193 Scrap Metal Dealers – Interested party
SB 224 Contract Statute of Limitations – Support
SB 337 Collateral Sanctions – Support certain provisions
HB 322 Interest Charges – Interested party
HB 386 Gambling Laws – Interested party
HB 396 Rule-making and Rule Review Procedures – Interested party
HB 487 Mid-Biennium Review Management Efficiency Plan – Support certain provisions
HB 524 Collateral Sanctions – Support certain provisions
TAXATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
HB 327 Home Employee Job Credit Eligibility – Support
HB 436 SiteOhio Certification Program – Interested party
HB 508 General Tax Revisions – Support
HB 511 Development-Related Tax Credits – Interested party
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?
- 200 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 200 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.