May 2016

Chamber Events
Keep up to date with all of the events that we have scheduled for 2016.

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Community Events
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Leadercast  "Architects of Tomorrow"

Friday, May 6th, 2016  
8:30am - 4:30pm
Schomburg Auditorium
Defiance College
Hear from amazing speakers, gain tools to use following the event, and network with other leaders. Earn continuing education credits and the chance to win amazing door prizes including 4 iPad minis! 

Whether you are a manager, student, pastor, parent, nurse, or entrepreneur- you don't want to miss this opportunity for professional development! Inspire, engage, and grow the visionary within you. 

Limited tickets still available!
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Business After Hours
Thursday, May 19, 2016
5:00-7:00 pm
Sponsored by Service Master by McCann
Location: The Second Story

Meet and build relationships with business representatives from companies and organizations representing a variety of industries. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards and join us for great food, drinks, giveaways and networking!

FREE Business Workshop
"Independent Contractors vs. Employees"
Date: Wednesday, June 1st
Time: 8:00 am - 9:30 am 
Location: Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce Office

In this seminar, you will clarify your role, understand your responsibilities, and develop the ability to: 
  • Understanding the differences
  • View of the DOL, IRS, NLRB, & OSHA
  • Federal vs. state requirements
  • Unemployment and Workers' Compensation
  • Contractor agreements and best practices

Energy Partners
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Job Search
Employers can post jobs on our website and employees can submit resume's for those positions.
New Members
Mod Boutique
Re/Max Realty of Defiance, Inc.- A.J. Hench
Big Wrench LLC

Renewal Members
AAA Northwest Ohio
Archbold Equipment Co.
Beilharz Consulting, Inc.
Bottom Line Archive Systems
Bud's Restaurant
Buffalo Wild Wings
Carter & Carter East Apartments
Citizens National Bank
Current Office Solutions, Inc.
Defiance County Board of DDR
Defiance Optimist Club
Defiance Truck Sales & Service, Inc.
Deluxe Cleaners
DeTray Chiropractic Center
EK/Solid Rock Computer
The Employers' Association
Fort Defiance Realty
Fun Factory Promotional Products
Global Cash Card
Higbea Embroidery

Howard Painting, Inc.
Just Dogs Grooming Salon
M W Solutions, LLC
Malhoit & Associates, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Memmer's Water Tech, Inc.
Metalink Technologies, Inc.
Northtowne Mall Merchants
Northwest State Community College
Northwestern Mutual
OfficeMax #912
Person Centered Services
Sam Switzer Realty- Chris Switzer
The Second Story
Seigman's Siding & Window Specialists
Sodexo at Defiance College
Spyker Contracting Inc.
Stoett Industries, Inc.
Triple Diamond Plastics
Vision Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Defiance
Welles Bowen Realtors- Anne Murray

Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce
P: (419) 782-7946  | F: (419) 782-0111 |  |

Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce | 325 Clinton St. | Defiance | OH | 43512