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OUCU Financial BBH Recap

On Wednesday, May 18, OUCU Financial hosted the May Business Before Hours networking event at their main branch on East State Street.

The networking event allowed OUCU Financial to show off their major renovations, which has brightened the main lobby ...
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YAP Happy Hours

May YAP Recap

We had amazing weather and a great crowd for our happy hour on May 12th at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center! Hosted and sponsored by OU Inn, the May YAP Happy Hour was held in their Solarium room, ...
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Chamber News

Welcome to our New Membership Coordinator!

The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome on Kristin Miller to our staff as the new Membership Coordinator. Kristin comes to us with a commitment to the business community and a plethora of experience and resources ...
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Athens Recipient of State Investments

Last week Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted traveled the state to announce awards and proposals under the Ohio BUILDS Initiative, which focuses on supporting targeted solutions that impact quality of life, such as water infrastructure improvements, broadband expansion, ...
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YAP Happy Hours

May YAP Happy Hour

Join the Young Athens Professionals for an evening of laid-back networking and connecting on Thursday, May 12 from 5-7pm for our May Happy Hour at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center!

View the May YAP Happy Hour event page


May Business Before Hours

Join us for a morning of networking and community building on Wednesday, May 18 from 8am – 9:30am at the main branch of OUCU Financial at 944 East State Street in Athens!

Visit the May Business Before Hours event page

AUBA Spotlight: People’s Bank

In Athens county, Peoples Bank is mainly known as an Ohio University Athletics sponsor with three local branches. It is also known as a commercial and business banking partner for local area businesses. For the fiscal year ending September ...
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April 2022 New Members

Check out the 6 new members that the Athens Area Chamber added in April 2022! These new members serve the Athens community from several different sectors and will enrich our membership. Click on the links to learn more about ...
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Spotlight: Lavelle Law Offices

The 1972 Charter Member Profile series celebrates the Athens Area Chamber’s 50th anniversary by spotlighting our original charter members. This month features excerpts from an interview with Frank Lavelle, J.D., ESQ., owner and general counsel of Lavelle Law Offices.

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Presidential Ponderings

Time to Kick Putt

As May arrives, Chamber staff and Ambassadors are excited about our first fundraiser of the year, our 28th Annual Golf Benefit. Hosted by Athens Country Club on Friday, May 20th, we are ready to enjoy a tee-rific day of ...
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