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Chamber News

Non Profit Leaders Collaboration

Chamber President, Dani Esperanza, was honored to be part of the planning committee that put together the first Non-Profit Executive Director’s Retreat. A full-day retreat at Stuart’s Opera House, this event brought together leaders from a diverse group of ...
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Board Meeting at the Ridges

In mid-April, the Chamber’s monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held at The Ridges in their flex space of building 14. Shawna Wolfe, Associate Vice President of University Planning and Chamber At-Large board member, provided a tour ...
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YAP Happy Hours

April YAP Recap

What a great kick-off to our YAP 2022 Happy Hour season! Held at Devil’s Kettle Brewing and sponsored by the Athens Sunrise Rotary, the April 21st YAP Happy Hour was filled with good vibes and connections! Attendees were thrilled ...
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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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Member News

Third Sun Solar is Now Third Sun Kokosing Solar

Kokosing acquires the assets of Third Sun Solar

The acquisition of the assets of a 22-year-old regional solar installation company strengthens Kokosing in the fast-growing clean energy sector.

Westerville, OH: Kokosing, Inc., one of the largest family-owned ...
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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!

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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