Chamber Spotlight


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    Nida Thai is a fantastic little treasure in Centerville.      

    They celebrated their Grand Opening with a    

     ribbon cutting and samples of their Thai cousin.  

      Thank you to Centerville officials for their    




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to celebrate the grand opening of Chuy’s MexicanIn April

the chamber conducted a ribbon cutting

Restaurant at Austin Landing. Thank you to Miami

Township and RG Properties for participating.



Ribbon Cutting at Sushi Club


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The Sushi Club on Alex Road in West Carrollton 
celebrated their Grand Opening on Friday March 27
with a Ribbon Cutting. Thank you to Tom Ross 
and the City Council members who attended. 
Beautifully prepared food and generous portions
are available for both lunch and dinner.



Adams Wealth Seminar


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The South Metro Chamber and Adams

Wealth Management presented a Zig Zigler

motivational program on making and setting goals.

The Hilton Garden Inn, Austin Landing was the

location on March 26th. The program provided good information for individual and group goal setting.



Fresh Thyme Ribbon Cutting


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The rain this morning did not dampen the spirit

 of the hundreds that waited in line for the

 Ribbon Cutting prior to the Grand Opening of

 the new Fresh Thyme on Feedwire Rd. Thank you

 to the Sugarcreek Township Administrator and Trustee

 that assisted with cutting the ribbon. The South Metro

 Chamber is happy to welcome Fresh Thyme as one of our newest members.



Commonwealth Bank and Trust Ribbon Cutting

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the opening of their first office in Ohio which is

 located on Washington Village Dr. in Washington

Township. Representative Niraj Antani, Lisa Hayes,

 Representative for Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor

and Dale Barry, President Washington Township

Trustees all presented proclamations from

 their respective organizations.


March Women Who Work

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The first Women Who Work for 2015 was great. There were a lot of new faces as well as several old friends. As always, our host Thompson Hine out did themselves with the refreshments. The event featured a presentation by Deborah Brenneman a partner at Thompson Hine, who provided invaluable information on regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities, sexual harassment, labor law and how documentation is the best protection that an employer can have. Thank you our sponsor Weber Jewelers and Thompson Hine for hosting. To see more photos from South Metro events go to Ms. Brenneman may be contacted at




March Metro Breakfast

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The first Metro Breakfast of the year was a huge success! The standing room only crowd received great information from our panel of speakers, Joe Testa, from the Ohio Department of Taxation, Ryan Burgess, Ohio Development Services Agency and Tanya Calbert, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services/ Office of Workforce Development. The presenters provided great information and below are a posted a copy of the power point presentation and links to the respective agencies. Thank you to our speakers and the Holiday Inn Express Dayton South. Power point of the presentation Follow the link for more information on Ohio Taxes, Ohio Development Services Agency or Workforce development



Lt. Governor Mary Taylor Business Round Table

lt-gov.jpg (228x211)February 24, 2015 Lt. Governor Mary Taylor and Steven Bueher, Administrator and CEO of Ohio BWC addressed business and government representatives at Miami Valley South. Chamber President Julia Maxton was the Moderator.








Noodles & Co Ribbon Cutting

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Noodles & Co located at Austin Landing is now open. Billed as your world kitchen, great bowls of flavors from around the world. Thank you to Miami Township and the City of Miamisburg for their participation.


Farmers Insurance District Office Ribbon Cutting

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The Farmers Office is beautifully renovated, Thank you to all who attended, Gem the Dragons mascot even made a special appearance.

The Laurals of West Carrollton Ribbon Cutting

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Thank you to the Laurals, The City of West Carrollton, and Chamber Board members. This was a fantastic Open House Event.

Some of the attendees at the October Metro Breakfast. Watch the events calendar for the dates of the 2015 Metro Breakfast.


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Business of the Year 2014 winners (Photography by Jerry Huffman of Photography World)

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Business of the year winner Station House Restaurant shown with Dan Bukey, Chamber Board Chairman and Marcie Longenecker, Regional Representative for Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel Office.


Business of the Year Runner Up

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Freund, Freeze and Arnold Attorney At Law


Spirit Award Winners


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O'Heil Irrigation/Buckeye Lawn and Landscaping                         Voss Auto Network


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The South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce today hosted Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer. Mr. Buehrer presented Chamber President Julia Maxton with a symbolic check for over sixty six million dollars, which will be coming to businesses in Montgomery, Greene and Warren Counties as part of the Billion Back Program.