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E-newsletter is a weekly publication of the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce. This publication contains the Chamber President's Briefly Speaking article, our newest Chamber members, Chamber events and member events.

Monday, April 24, 2017

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Briefly Speaking

Kyle Hannon


By Kyle Hannon
Chamber President/CEO

Honored to hear from Senator Young

Last Friday, US Senator Todd Young visited our Board of Directors meeting. You may recall, he is the newest Hoosier Senator. He won the 2016 election to replace retiring Dan Coats. During the campaign, he travelled the state as a candidate. Now it is important to him to travel the state as our Senator.
Sen. Young talked about seeking “common good, common sense, and getting things done.” He said he is dedicated to applying “relentless application of common sense.”
During the meeting, a top lobbyist from the US Chamber noted that he had earned a 100% voting record on US Chamber issues in 2016 (when we was a Congressman from IN CD 9). Senator Young thanked the US Chamber rep for the recognition, but said the people who should be recognized are the Chambers for trying to improve the community. Sen. Young said he tells his staff NOT to brief him on whether a vote is a “score card” vote. He votes the way he believes improves the community. If it matches an organization, good for that organization.
It was an honor to have him speak to our Board.

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Barnes and Thornburg

New Chamber Members

Welcome to the Chamber! See a complete list of our membership in our online Business Directory.

HR Collaboration
We help small to mid-size organizations with their people & HR needs - with as little or as much help as they need!  We are dedicated to providing innovative and exceptional HR strategies & consulting solutions and services focused on creating real results - centered around your goals.

Seegers Media    
Providing digital marketing solutions for your company including streaming event radio, digital signage, website design, video and audio production. (574) 849 - 7076


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Accident Fund

Upcoming Chamber Events

For more information about these and other events, visit our website.

Apr 27, Accident Prevention & Safety-Conscious Supervision, 8 am - 5 pm, Greater Elkhart Chamber

Apr 27, Premier Member Event hosted by Chemical Bank, 5 - 7 pm, Chemical Bank, 303 S Third St, Elkhart

May 5, Intern 101/102 Workshop, 8 - 10 am, Ivy Tech Community College, 22534 CR 18

May 10, Elkhart Leadership Academy Graduation Luncheon 11:30 am, Crystal Ballroom at the Lerner

May 16, Biz-Ness After Hours hosted by Bullards Farm Market 5 - 7 pm, Bullards Farm Market, 5220 Middlebury St, Elkhart

May 17, Internet & E-Mail Security, in partnership with SCORE, 10 - 11:30 am, Greater Elkhart Chamber

May 25, Marketing Elkhart County - YP Luncheon, 11:30 am, Crystal Ballroom at the Lerner

It's that time already! June 26, Golf Outing 2017, 8:30 am and 2:15 pm, Elcona Country Club


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Lake City Bank

Member Events

The Greater Elkhart Chamber invites member companies and organizations to submit events to our online calendar. This includes events within the next two weeks. More information for these events is available at our online calendar.

Apr 24, Elkhart Noon Kiwanis Club 100th Birthday Party
Apr 24 - 29, Elkhart Environmental Center ElkhartWood Showcase
Apr 24, Elkhart Public Library Intermediate Excel 2010
Apr 25, Sunny 101.5 Brand-Aid Marketing Workshops
Apr 26, Sunny 101.5 Brand-Aid Marketing Workshops
Apr 26, Ivy Tech Community College Spring Bash
Apr 27, Goodwill Industries of Michiana Little Black Dress Fashion Show and Boutique
Apr 27, Midwest Museum of American Art Noon Time Talk: "Jill Heavner & Jean Magrane-South Bend"
Apr 28, RETA Family Fun Night
Apr 29, Elkhart Environmental Center/City of Elkhart Arbor Day
Apr 29, Child And Parent Services Superhero 5k and Sidekicks Kids Fun Run
Apr 29, ADEC Wings for All
May 3, ADEC ADEC Communty Employment: What we do and how we support our clients and employers
May 4, Child And Parent Services CAPS' Parenting Classes: Spring 2017 Upcoming Classes
May 6, Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County Women Build 2017
May 6, Wellfield Botanic Gardens Educational Symposium “Garden Dialogues”

More member events

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