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December 2019

The Business Luncheon December 5 Holiday Happy Hour December 5

A special thank you to our

Society Members who invest in our

cause, purpose and vision. We are always happy to accept additions to our Society Levels! Contact our office to learn more.

Society members Sorg Society

Verity Society Tytus Society

Hook Society Butler Tech Cohen Cox Media Group Ohio Flowers by Roger, Inc. McGraw/Kokosing Midd Cities Partners MidUSA Credit Union Robinson Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.


American Savings Bank Baker Concrete Construction Berns Greenhouse and Garden Center Duke Energy Ernst Concrete Essity G & J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Inc. Garden Manor Care Center Hawthorn Glen Senior Living Campus Joe Morgan Honda Markey’s Rental & Staging NTE Energy PAC Worldwide Corporation Precision Strip, Inc. Russ Beckner Pictures Serta Simmons Bedding Shaker Run Golf Club Slam Dunk Sports Marketing Charter Communications/Spectrum The Cumberland Group The Windamere Walmart



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somewhere on my desk Rick Pearce President/CEO How did we get to December and the Holiday Season already? In the office, we are busy identifying our accomplishments for 2019. The most exciting part of the year was working and collaborating with so many good partners and members!

This is the perfect time to thank ALL Chamber members who renewed their membership and those who joined as new members in 2019. Without you, there is no chamber of commerce. Thank you for putting your faith in us to carry out the mission of the organization to your high standards. We look forward to your input, participation and guidance in 2020.

I also want to thank all of the volunteers who have helped on one of our Four Focus Areas, especially the chairperson(s). We have accomplished a great deal since we introduced our Focus Areas four years ago.

We all look forward to a very productive 2020 as we begin to develop/create solutions to

many of the issues plaguing our businesses.


Focus Areas •

Conducted four (4) Candidate Forums:: Middletown City Council & Mayor, Trenton City Council, Monroe City Council and Madison School Board.

Thanks to all our healthcare facilities for participating in Healthcare Month for November.

The CLIMB Class for November learned about Effective Communications.

The Future CLIMBers learned about Critical Thinking & Problem Solving at their last session. Their next class will revolve around Professionalism. Thank you to all the businesses who are delivering the topics.

Thanks to Monroe Local Schools and EICK Global Stem Academy for opening their doors for the class and sharing the positive changes taking place within K-12 education.

Small Business Solutions to assist small business with their challenges

Grow with Google – expanding your reach on the Internet via new techniques


Nominations Pursuant to our By Laws Article II - Board of Directors Sections C and D

(c) Any twenty-eight (28) members of the Chamber in good standing, may by petition bearing their signatures, nominate any other member for election to the Board of Directors, providing the nominee in writing on such petition, accepts such nomination and the same is delivered to the President within (10) days after the date of such written notice of right to petition.

(d) If no petition is filed within such ten (10) day period (Dec. 12, 2019), the nominations shall be closed and the nominated candidates named by the Nominating Committee shall be declared by the Board of Directors to be elected.

The current slate includes:



Dale Rupp, AK Steel


Marquita Turner, Premiere Health Atrium Medical Center

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Sponsorships still available! Details Here RSVP: Click Here Contact the Chamber (513-422-4551) 8


Check out these two links to learn more about the 2020 United States Census -

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Events December 3

First Thursdays December 5


Happy Hour

December 5

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updates THANK YOU TO OUR MEMBERS! The Chamber of Commerce would like to send out a very special THANK YOU to our NEW 2019 members: •

Ohio Eagle Distributing

Butler County Memorial Park

Slam Dunk Sports Marketing

Hawthorn Glen Senior Living Campus

Ernst Concrete

Blluball Veterinary Clinic

Butler County Regional Transit Authority

Paul Vash

Middletown Professional Tax Service

Brown’s Run Country Club

Easterseals - Career Connection

Bruns General Contracting

Indigo Pass Boutique Hotel

PARACHUTE Butler County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

SaVida Health

Athletico Physical Therapy

Casey's General Store

Lewis Horticultural Services


Ashley Johnston Insurance & Financial Services - State Farm

Menke Poured Walls LLC

Ryan Homes

Shaker Run Golf Club

Your CBD Store

Gold Star Chili

Advanced Eye Solutions

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Statistics for...November Business Directory Searches

Top Quick Link Categories

Total Searches …..3998!!

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by category…3255 by keywords...9 by alphabetical...734

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Professional Services - 173 Retail - 78 Industrial/Manufacturing - 56 Community/Civic Organizations - 41 Healthcare/Physician - 40

Top Category Searches • • • • •

Social Services/Assistance - 164 Dining & Restaurants - 79 Real Estate, Moving & Storage - 76 Attraction - 69 Lodging & Travel - 67



Special achievement or milestone coming up? Milestones/ Achievements Grand Openings Grand Re-Openings

Groundbreakings Industry Awards News Releases Anniversaries •

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December 2019 Newsletter  

December 2019 Newsletter for The Chamber of Commerce Serving Middletown Monroe and Trenton

December 2019 Newsletter  

December 2019 Newsletter for The Chamber of Commerce Serving Middletown Monroe and Trenton