The Chamber Business of the Year for 2018 was Families of Addicts, represented by founder Lori Erion. Chamber Board Chairman Brenda Kuhn, presented the award. There were also proclamations from various State of Ohio officials' offices, which were presented by their local representatives.
Zig Zag Kick off the Holidays Open House
This annual event is always a member favorite. It is a great place to find that unusual gift for someone special. Thanks to Kim and her staff for an outstanding event.
Miamisburg Mayors Business Lunch
Mayor Church's annual Christmas Business Briefing Lunch was held a Sycamore Medical Center. Which had seasonal music, great food and updates from the South Metro Chamber, and the Miamisburg Schools, Merchants Association, City Manager and the Mayor.
2018 Annual Meeting and Business Awards
The 2018 Annual Meeting was held at NCR County Club and featured a panel of the Superintendent's from Miamisburg, West Carrollton, Centerville and Dayton Christian Schools. There was also recognition of veteran attendees and local Police and Fire Chiefs, representing the Chambers participating jurisdictions.
Annual Business Showcase and Networking Event
This event just seems to grow each year, with new exhibitors and more attendees from the Chamber, community and the hospital. Miami Valley Hospital South always goes above and beyond with the refreshments, entertainment and their friendly hospitality. If you have not attended in the past this is a must for 2019
Day Air Credit Union Open House
Day Air Credit Union celebrated the anniversary of their Centerville location with an Open House in September. Day Air has been a member of the Chamber since before this branch open ten years ago. This was just one of the numerous Open Houses that were held by or in conjunction with Chamber member in 2017.
Women Who Work
The first Women Who Work in 2010 was great. This event gathered momentum and became one of the most popular events that the Chamber sponsored. It has changed locations over the years and attendees have come and gone but it has always been an event that formed friendships and cemented relationship both personal and professional. After a break in 2016, the Chamber and the Homewood Suites by Hilton held a reunion event. It was so well attended that watch the events page for the 2018 reunion.
The first Metro Breakfast of the year was a huge success! This year the event was moved to Sycamore Medical Centers Conference room. The hospital hosted the event and the speaker provided a moving and compelling presentation on the opioid addiction and the effect that it has had on her family. This year there will be four Metro Breakfasts, which will begin in April.
Miami Township Breakfast with the Board
Miami Township holds quarterly breakfasts for the business community. It is a good source of information on what is happening in the Township as well as an opportunity to meet business professionals that work and have locations in the area.
Normandy Event and Banquet Center Ribbon Cutting
Normandy Event Center opened early in 2017 and the Ribbon Cutting featured many of the companies that support their operation from caterers to entertainment. Thank you to Washington Township Trustees and officials for participating in the event. This was one of between twenty and thirty
Ribbon Cuttings that the Chamber performed this past year.
Monthly Safety Council Meeting
The Ohio BWC has sanctioned the South Metro Regional Chamber to from a Safety Council to serve the Southern portion on Montgomery County and Northern Warren County. The Safety Council meets the second Thursday of each month and is held at Miami Valley Hospital South. Membership is not required to attend the meetings and it is a great way to network as well as acquire valuable information to take back to your company or organization. A complete list of speakers is on the Safety Council website or see the events on the Chamber website.
Miamisburg Merchants Association
The Miamisburg Merchants Association is a dedicated group of local businesses that promote and enhance the business community in Miamisburg. They sponsor many events throughout the year, provide advertising grants to new businesses and promote commerce in Miamisburg. Membership is open to area businesses. Their meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at the Baum Opera House in downtown Miamisburg.
Alcor Open House
There was Sunshine on the Alcor Supply’s Fabulous Open House June 18!
The storms disappeared, the crowd arrived and networking in fun downtown Miamisburg began.
There were goodie bags, a Hamilton Beach Blender given away, complimentary wine and beverage bar and memorable food from Alcor restaurant Customers.
Attendee’s shopped, yes Alcor is your best gourmet kitchen equipment store open to the public daily, and networked.
We celebrated the Beatles with music, fun, networking and delicious food.
You missed a Great One!! The Hamilton Beach Blender was won by Heather of Miami Valley Gaming who guessed the exact number of candies in the jar. – 400.