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January 7, 2014   A Newsletter with events, resources & information for the benefit of our members.  
UNA Presciption Drug Card
Available to all members, employees, family members and volunteers of member organizations.  Cards are available in the Chamber office.
Discounts on credit card processing.
Employment background screening
Boutique capital markets trading firm specializing in foreign currency; payment, settlement, hedging, and advisory services.  Expert consultation, low-cost execution.


Print/Copy Services
Color .35 members
         .40 nonmembers
B&W  .10 members
         .15 nonmembers
Marketing Plan members get an additional discount.
Discounts for large orders.
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& type of copies you need.   It's convenient and environmentally-friendly to shop local!  Get high quality, inexpensive copies plus printing, scanning and fax services in the heart of Yellow Springs.
The Chamber has a high capacity paper cutter.
Safety Corner


BWC Group Rating Programs provide Ohio employers with the opportunity to significantly reduce workers' compensation premiums, while increasing awareness of safety and risk-management strategies.

Workplace safety is an important component of these programs.


Click here to review the opportunities available for lower premiums and important safety training available through the BWC.

Chamber Board
Lisa Goldberg, VP
Roger Reynolds, Treas
Susan Miller, Sec
Anita Brown
Jeannamarie Cox Peifer
Sheila Dunphy-Pallotta
Randy Gifford
Sherryl Kostic
Molly Lunde
Craig Mesure
Ann Simonson
Ex-Officio Members
Mario Basora, YS Schools
Dave Boyer, WPAFB/CR
Nick Gaskins, YSAC
Rick Pridemore, GCCC
Elise Click, Past President
Chamber Staff
Karen Wintrow, Ex Dir
Holly Simpson, Events
Brian Housh, Wkends
Susan Gartner, Calendar 
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 Chamber Business After Hours

Curves Yellow Springs

January 16, 5:30-7:30p

506 S. High St.

Please join us for our first Chamber event of the year next Thursday at Curves.  Owner Lynn Hardman is pleased to introduce a reinvented Curves featuring KICK START classes developed by fitness expert Jillian Michaels.  Lynn explains them as challenging, cutting edge workouts to complement the wide variety of programs already offered at Curves. 
Lynn will describe the facility and explain the Curves philosophy.  Then there will be an actual 30 minute Kick Start workout that you can either watch or join.  You can also enjoy samples of the new Curves Bar, a healthy snack now offered in all locations. 
Remember that as a benefit of being a YS Chamber member, you don't have to pay a service fee to join Curves.   
Please  click here to let us know if you'll be attending.  Thanks.
Chamber Annual Meeting
Thursday, February 20; 6:00 - 8:30 pm 
Antioch University Midwest, 900 Dayton St.
Please join us for this always fun and popular event.  There will be great food, great wine and great conversation as chamber members and guests join for this annual party. 


Chamber staff and board will present a short report on Chamber activities in 2013 and announce plans for 2014.  We are honored to have Terry Burns, President of Greene/Soin Hospitals as our keynote speaker.


We hope you consider being an Annual Meeting sponsor or donating a door prize. 


Click here to let us know you will be attending

and to learn more about being a sponsor. 

 New Board Member 

Welcome to Jeannamarie Cox Peifer joining the Chamber Board as of January 1, 2014.  Jeannamarie is owner of JCox Apparel operating on Meredith Road just outside of Yellow Springs creating custom screen-printed apparel. 


Member News 

Welcome New Members

Swift Technologies Inc. - Technology/Information Services (IT/IS) solution provider; Dayton-based

Three Leee Cupcakery - A cottage bakeshop specializing in all natural (local and organic) cakes and cupcakes


Thanks for Renewing

A-C Service, Adoption Link, Anthrotech, Changeling, Chiropractic Center, Chris K Group Realty, Culpeper House, EdenWorld Center for Wellness, Little Art Theatre, Miami Township, Millworks Development, Mr. Fub's Party, Nadia Malarkey Garden Design, Pamela Funderburg LMT, Springs Cottage, Village Automotive Service,  Wagner Subaru, The Winds Café, "would you, could you" IN A FRAME, YSI Xylem, Yellow Springs Senior Center, Young's Jersey Dairy

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Learn more about the benefits of Chamber Membership.  Join or renew electronically.

Join Us for a World-Class Interactive Marketing Conference

Right in Your Own Backyard 


Friday, January 31, 2014; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hollenbeck-Bayley Conference Center | Springfield, Ohio


The interact14 interactive marketing conference is a fun, fast-paced day with marketing professionals from throughout the region. Hear keynotes from world-class marketers including Lacie Sandstrom from Google; Joe Pulizzi, Content Marketing Guru; and Andrew Davis, Author of Brandscaping.


Choose from a full slate of workshop/breakout sessions on interactive marketing topics including web design, content marketing, search marketing, mobile marketing, and big data. Register online at Interact14.com.


This all day professional conference is only $195 but YS Chamber Members get a special discount of $25. Use the promo code: YS25 to get $25 off your ticket to Interact14!  

Business Education & Events   

Click on underlined words to learn more about these events. 


EDN Focus on Value:  Building A Financially Fit Business & Making Good Decisions

Tues, 1/14, 11:30a-1p; TEC; 714 E Monument, Dayton

Join Jack Lohbeck, Director of Business Consulting at Battelle & Battelle, LLP to discuss value drivers and the connection between good financial decisions and increasing value.  Free; box lunch available at cost.  Click here to register. 


Wright State University SBDC Workshops

Various Times; Various Locations.  Register online.

A series of classes for anyone starting a new business including start-up basics and writing a business plan.  Other specialized classes are also available.


Dayton SCORE Small Business Success Workshops

Various Times; Various Locations

Three tracks of proven curriculum designed to empower businesses to succeed in today's dynamic business environment.  Information and services valuable to start up business or one looking for new ideas to improve. Mentoring services and workshops are free or minimal cost.  Click here or call 937-225-2887 for information on all SCORE programs.
Greene County Career Center Adult Workforce Education
Various classes and times; 2960 W. Enon Rd., Xenia, OH
Meeting the needs of business and individuals in workforce training and certification.


Clark State Community College

Professional Supervisor Training

Tues, 1/14-3/18, 8:30-11:30a, Brinkman Educational Center
100 South Limestone, Springfield;
$325 Includes materials
Professional Supervisor Certification Training  addresses planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.  Call (937) 328-7972 or email for information.


Continuing Education Classes

Various classes, times and locations; (937) 328.6062

Professional development classes to help you rise to the top.

Free Computer Training 

Various times and locations; (937) 328.6055
Connect Ohio is providing  introductory coursework to help adults understand Computers, the Internet and Broadband. 


Interactive Zoning Code

The new 2013 Zoning Code is available on the village website in an interactive format providing easy navigation and hyperlinks.  Click here to link to the document.