The mission of the Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
is to be the business advocate, a leader for positive
economic development, and the provider of cutting edge
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2014 Volunteer of the Year
to Jill Grissom for receiving the Greater Hamilton Chamber
2014 Ambassador of the Year Award!
Jill is the Volunteer Manager at VITAS Healthcare and
Co-Owner of the Hamilton Joes.
Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication this
Working together to facilitate collaborative efforts
among organizations across the 15 counties in Southwest
Ohio. Save the date for Thursday, April 16th from 8:00
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Annual Meeting & Dinner
Annual Meeting & Dinner was held on Friday, January 30,
2015 at the Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton.
inducted the incoming Board Members. and presented
awards to: Steve Timmer, 2014 Citizen of the Year and
Jill Grissom, 2014 Ambassador of the Year.
Congratulations to Steve and Jill.
Watch this video about the 2014 Citizen of the Year,
We Are Hamilton - Community First
Solutions, in partnership with the City and Greater
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, produced this video to
celebrate our community. Featuring a script composed by
local writer Richard O. Jones, voiceover by local talent
Emily Glaser, Foster and Flux, a production company led
by Badin Grad Mike Wolfram and Chad Smith, and an
incredible amount of local residents and businesses
invested in the ongoing revitalization of Hamilton.
Watch this video to catch the
Volunteers of the Month
to Alicia Schwarm with Colonial, she is our Ambassador
of the Month!
Alicia is the Event and Community Engagement Coordinator
for Colonial, a Community First Solutions company. Her
office is located in the Donna Y. Carruthers Manor House
at Berkeley Square. She enjoys being able to bring the
community onto campus for events to showcase the
beautiful facility and its expert culinary team, and
likes interacting with residents and guests each day.
She loves being a Chamber member because it gives her
the opportunity to continuously meet new people and give
back to the community.
February 3, 2015, all electric customers in Hamilton began
benefitting from a new program offered through the city in
partnership with Efficiency Smart. Efficiency Smart
will help Hamilton Utilities' electric customers reduce the
cost of making energy-efficiency improvements to their homes
and businesses These improvements will provide
long-term benefits to customers by saving energy and money.
Click here for more.
Community Appearance Award Winner
Chamber's Accent Hamilton Committee is pleased to
announce that Synergy Flavors Ohio has received the
August 2014 Community Appearance Business Award.
Congratulations to the team at Synergy Flavors!
Pictured L-R - Carrie Mancuso, Lane Public Libraries
(Chair, Community Appearance Committee); Greg Bach and
Adam Schuerfranz, Synergy Flavors; and Kenny Craig,
Greater Hamilton Chamber.
Community Appearance Awards are given
to businesses or organizations in recognition of the
outstanding appearance of their properties.
If you would like to nominate a business for a
Community Appearance Award, please call the Chamber at 844-1500.
Greater Hamilton Chamber Helping to Solve the "Skills
We continue to hear concerns from businesses related to
the topic of finding and keeping qualified workers. One
of the specific concerns is that the people applying for
jobs don't have the skills necessary to perform the jobs
that are available.
We are helping to deal with this problem with the
Skills Central. Skills Central is a
supportive workforce development initiative sponsored by
the Greater Hamilton of Commerce and the Hamilton
Skills Central services are offered to job-seekers in
the Greater Hamilton area. Skills central is designed to
help individuals get the job skills needed to build a
For more information, contact
Coordinator, at 513-863-0800 ext. 33. If you are
an employer, please complete this
Greater Hamilton Chamber Online map
Search for businesses by name or by business
category with our new
East High Street Gateway Project
Read the article in the
JournalNews and keep up to date on the East High
Street Gateway road construction project. For more
the City of Hamilton's
East High Street Gateway page.
Peel to Save Cards
2015 Peel to Save Card is available!
This coupon card promotes
Chamber members, encourages shopping locally, can save you
money and includes a lot of your local favorites! The
cards have 64 coupons and are available for $10 each at the Chamber office. This card can be used for
fundraising for your club or
Click here to order cards for your group.
New Chamber Member Benefits
The Chamber is constantly striving to provide valuable
benefits for our Members. We have several new
Member Benefits including a Prescription Drug Card,
Employment Background Screening and Mike Albert Fleet
Government & Community Guide
The Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce proudly
recognizes that our members are actively involved in all
levels of governmental issues as it relates to their
businesses and community. As a useful reference tool, we
hope that this
2014 Government & Community Guide
will assist you in
directing your questions and concerns to the appropriate
We are your resource for BWC updates
Safety page to learn more about BWC quarterly training schedules, safety articles, CCI/RiskControl360 training events and links to the CCI, RiskControl360 and BWC websites.
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