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Business After Hours

April Business After Hours Recap

On Wednesday, April 20, OhioMeansJobs – Athens County hosted the April Business After Hours networking event at their office at 510 W. Union Street in Athens.

Directly following OMJ’s Open House for the public, the Business After Hours event allowed ...
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Business After Hours

April Business AFTER Hours

Join us on Wednesday, April 20 from 4pm – 5:30pm at the OhioMeansJobs – Athens County office on West Union Street to network!

Visit the April Business After Hours event page

YAP Happy Hours

YAP is Back!

The Chamber is excited to announce that Young Athens Professionals (YAP) Happy Hours are back for 2022! Founded by Career Connections and the Athens Economic Development Council in 2009, the Athens Area Chamber joined as an organizing partner in ...
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Join Our Team, We're Hiring!

Join Our Team!

The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Membership Coordinator. This is a salaried, permanent, full-time position with a flexible schedule and hybrid workplace.

The Membership Coordinator, as a key collaborator, visionary leader, and community-builder, is essential to the ...
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2022 AUBA Sidewalk Sales

We are excited to announce that the Athens Uptown Business Association (AUBA) will be once again hosting Sidewalk Sales! Head Uptown to check out local products, grab some deals, and enjoy the Uptown Athens vibe.

Sidewalk Sales will be held ...
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Yellow Flowers

A Fond Farewell to Dawn Worley-Sims

Please join us in extending best wishes to Dawn Worley-Sims, whose resignation will bring her 20-year tenure with the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce to a close at the end of April 2022. Dawn will be sorely missed by ...
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Presidential Ponderings

March Presidential Ponderings

The arrival of Spring is always filled with budding energy, limitless possibilities, and the beginnings of new growth. We positioned ourselves for capacity building last fall in order to make good on the promises from our strategic plan, and ...
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Chamber News

Business Advocacy Committee

One of the main priorities to come out of the Athens Area Chamber’s 2022-2024 Strategic Plan was for the Chamber to become the public policy voice for our area’s business community. We are pleased to announce that after several ...
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March Business Before Hours Recap

On Wednesday, March 16, a large and lively crew of Chamber members gathered at the office of Habitat for Humanity of Southeast Ohio for our March Business Before Hours networking event.

Located on County Road 13, the Habitat for Humanity ...
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Ambassador Applications are Open!

Applications are due by Friday, February 4th.

The Ambassador Team is a volunteer group of recognized professionals who interact with fellow Athens Area Chamber members to provide information and answer questions about the Chamber and serve as an additional ...
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