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  • 1. HOLLINGSWORTH, HOLLY Subject: FW: Madison County News From: Madison County Chamber of Commerce [mailto:MadisonCountyChamberOfCommerce@wildapricot.org] Sent: Monday, October 14, 2013 11:06 AM To: Subject: Madison County News What's happening in Madison County this week! Junakjdfakljdfaljdkf Ch Jun Madison County Chamber News | October 17, 2013 A note from Bill Blazer, Executive Director We have had a couple long weeks interviewing candidates for our recently approved position of Economic Development Director. The Madison County Commissioners are collaborating with the Madison County Future, Inc. (CIC), the Madison County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and our Chamber to assist with the CIC budget, salary and benefits in the amount of $200,000 over the next three years. It was front page news in the Madison Press and it will appear in this week’s Madison Messenger. It is our hope we will announce our new director by the end of October. This is a huge step for Madison County, London, Mt. Sterling, Plain City, West Jefferson and our townships to better serve our existing businesses, assist with new business looking to relocate to Madison County, existing business growth including recruiting local folks to new job opportunity 1
  • 2. and new job training. The CIC Board of Director’s are excited to move in this direction and begin the reorganization and planning process of having a full time Economic Development Director. The Chamber recently hosted AT&T for an announcement of their new 4G-LTE systems in Madison County. Typically most of the smaller counties get these opportunities last, but not this time. Many members of the county business community attended. Also invited were Ohio Senator Chris Widener, Ohio Representative Robert Hackett, all of our county mayors and county commissioners. As always, thank you for the support of our Chamber. Madison County is ”Open for Business!” Have You Renewed Your Chamber Membership? Around town this week: We appreciate your continued support of the Chamber's w on behalf of the business community. We appreciate you b a chamber member and look forward to another great yea serving you! Thank you to those who have renewed as of press time MONDAY October 14: 11:30am – 1:00pm Madison County Senior Cafe - Madison Co. Senior Center TUESDAY October 15: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Shawl Sisters prayer shawl ministry knitting and crochetting - The MustardSeed Cafe 11:30am – 1:00pm Madison County Senior Cafe - Madison Co. Senior Center 12 pm – 1:00pm Downtown London Assoc. Meeting - Phat Daddy's _____________________________________ Congratulations to those selected to sit on t Chamber Board in 2014: Kathy Henry, Stanley Electric Dusty Parker, The Village of Mt. Sterling Mike Browning, Madison County Hospital Amy Rees, Rothwell's Jim Canney, Madison County MRDD WEDNESDAY October 16: 10:30 am – 11:30 am Storytime - Hurt / Battelle Memorial Library 11:30am – 1:00pm Madison County Senior Cafe - Madison Co. Senior Center 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Safety Council - Chamber of Commerce 7:00pm – 8:30pm FMCPT monthly Meeting - Madison Co. Senior Center _____________________________________ Make a Difference Day is October Help Marci Darlington win $10,000 for the West Jefferson Good Samaritan Food Pantry! THURSDAY October 17: 11:30am – 1:00pm Madison County Senior Cafe - Madison Co. Senior Center 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Drug-Free West Jeff -West Jeff United Methodist Church 2 She is collecting non-perishables, personal products a monetary donations for the food pantry through the en 2
  • 3. FRIDAY October 18: 10:30 am – 11:30 am Storytime - Hurt / Battelle Memorial Library 11:30am – 1:00pm Madison County Senior Cafe - Madison Co. Senior Center 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm LifeCare Alliance Open House - Madison County Hospital Harley Room 7:30 pm Full Moon Ride- Prairie Grass Trailhead the month. For more information visit makeadifferenceday.com contact Marci at bbmarci@msn.com How will you make a difference this year? __________________________________________________ The West Jefferson Lion's Club Ann & Tony's Spaghetti Dinner Monday, October 28 from 4-8. Tickets are $10 dine in or carry out! _____________________________________________________ SATURDAY October 19: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Fall Color Ride- Prairie Grass Trailhead 8:00 am - 10:30 am Plain City Community Breakfast - Daily Needs Assistance Community Center 8:00 pm TRAPPED - Hurt / Battelle Memoriald Library SPOOKY TOWN in West Jeff! Saturday, October 26, 2013 10 am - 2 pm SUNDAY October 13: continued through Saturday night TRAPPED - Hurt / Battelle Memoriald Library * Do you have an event coming up that you want the community to know about? Let us know and we will add it to our calendar! Our calendar is available on our website as well as in the newsletter each week! __________________________________ Stop by area businesses for games, activities and other special offe _______________________________________________ _____ 740-490-7641 ______ Every Thursday June 27th - October 10th 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. S Chillicothe St and Main St in Uptown Plain City For Vendor Information call 614-873-4912 ext. 23 _________ 3
  • 4. Visit the West Jefferson Farmer's Market Saturdays beginning June 22, 2013 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Flyer's Pizza 121 W. Main Street For Vendor information call 614-379-5066 __________________________________ Now hiring Customer Care Center Advocates at our West Jefferson location (just 10 miles west of Hilliard). Open Houses: Tuesday, October 15th, 4 - 8 p.m. Saturday, October 19th 10 - 2 p.m. 100 Enterprise Parkway, West Jefferson, OH 43162 . Visit our website at WWW.RH.COM or call (614) 379-9095 for more information. __________________________________________ Red Cross Volunteers touch lives every day. They are as diverse as the people who need our services. Please consider becoming a volunteer to help people who face emergencies here in Madison county. Contact Territory Manager Katie Bottorff at (740) 8459939 orKatie.bottorff@redcross.org. Advertise with us! Our weekly newsletter goes out to nearly 800 contacts in Madison County and the Greater Columbus area! It's a great, inexpensive opportunity to promote your business and support your chamber! _______________________________________________ The London Community Center is now offering Cardio Fitn Classes! Monday & Wednesday - 4:30, 5:30, 6:00, 7:00 Saturday - 9:00 am _________________________________ Call Nicole for more details! 740-852-2250 ext. 1 _____________________________________ SAVE THE DATE! Madison County Children Services 2nd Annual 5K Race For Adoption Saturday, November 23, 2013 Changes are coming in Health Care. This link has helpful tip FAQ's to keep you in the know! _____________________________________ 9:00 a.m. On Facebook? Prairie Oaks Grass Trailhead 280 W. High St. in London Questions? Contact Cindy Shoemaker Then like our page! We are on Facebook which provides us with another avenu 4
  • 5. 740-852-6024 shoemc@odjfs.state.oh.us http://www.premierraces.com/events.asp be in contact with you! If you are on Facebook, please sea Madison County Chamber of commerce and click to become fan---it’s that easy! We are posting pictures of our events well as providing more up to date information on which is going on in the Chamber! ________________________________________________________________________________________ H.E.L.P. House Community Outreach needs your help! Do you have any old electronics laying around that are dying to get rid of? Bring them to the Madison County Ewaste Collection on Octo 26 at the Fairgrounds! Check out the link for more info! Each month they choose a "Food - of - the Month" and ask the community to come together and donate to those in the Madison Ewaste Oct 26 2013.pdf _______________________________________________ community who are less fortunate. October is Stuffing month! The Chamber is now a collection site for this great cause. Drop off a box or two of stuffing Monday through Friday during regular business hours. For more information go to www.helphouse.info Find us on Facebook Copyright © 2012 Madison County Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved. Contact email: nicole@madisoncountychamber.org You are receiving this message because you opted in at http://www.madisoncountychamber.org/ Unsubscribe 5