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Check here for the latest news from our member businesses, events and updates from the Athens Chamber, and to learn more about the community that we love to serve: Athens, Ohio.



2020 Annual Award Nominations

We are excited to once again open up nominations for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Recognition to Chamber members this year! Each year, the Chamber honors businesses and individuals in the following five categories. More information ...
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Holidays in Athens

Celebrate and Support Athens this Holiday Season

Chamber staff and members look forward to a successful Holiday Season in Athens County. We are announcing a new campaign, gift certificate directory, online shopping delivery and other ways to encourage consumers ...
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Women’s Summit Success

Despite unexpected challenges, event organizers and planning committee celebrate a successful Athens Area Women’s Summit on Friday, October 23. Thank you for joining us last week at the 4th Annual Athens Area Women’s Summit. Your commitment and desire to ...
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Small Business Relief Grants

Applications OPEN NOVEMBER 2, 2020

DO NOT DELAY this is “First Come-First Serve”

For BUSINESSES with 1-25 Employees – Full Eligibility Requirements, Use of Funds, Application Process at: https://businesshelp.ohio.gov/small-business-relief-grant.html

NOTE: Failure to Complete Applications AND attached ALL REQUIRED Documents will ...
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AUBA Uptown Trick-or-Treat canceled

Athens Uptown Business Association has canceled their annual Uptown Trick-or-Treat due to the ongoing concern of the Coronavirus pandemic. We are saddened to cancel this event, however, the safety of our citizen’s big or small is our main concern. ...
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Women’s Summit Announced

The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the 4th Annual Athens Area Women’s Summit on Friday, October 23, 2020 streaming live from Stuart’s Opera House. This half-day virtual conference has been thoughtfully designed to inspire and ...
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PPE Toolkit Available

As Ohio continues its phased reopening, The Athens County Economic Development Council & Athens Area Chamber of Commerce are distributing PPE Safety Toolkits via a JobsOhio and OhioSE initiative to help ensure that small businesses are equipped to stay ...
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Welcome New Members!

This July, three businesses were added to the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. Please join all of us in welcoming Farmer’s Insurance – Rick Mayle Agency, Collins Realty & Auctions, and RHF Extinguishers.

ODJFS Return to Work Guidelines

During this unprecedented time, many employers have been forced to lay off employees, in response to stay-at-home orders, social distancing restrictions, lack of available work, and concerns about contracting COVID-19. In response, the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic ...
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Stay up to date on all current news as it relates to COVID-19. We are working to keep it organized in a way that streamlines information. Here you’ll find information in the top three topics of importance; funding, employment, ...
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