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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, October 16, 2017

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Briefly Speaking

Kyle Hannon


By Kyle Hannon
Chamber President/CEO


Wanted: Great Board Members

 Are you ready to help our organization Educate, Advocate, and Elevate businesses in this community? The Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest, most involved Chambers in the state. We are seeking leaders to serve on our Board of Directors.
Our Directors serve a 3-year term, attending 11 Board meetings per year. We also ask Board members to get involved with a Council to help the Chamber further its goals.
This is a great opportunity to help a great organization. Please complete this application and return it to the Chamber by November 3.

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Barnes and Thornburg

Upcoming Chamber Events

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

Oct 17, Biz-Ness After Hours hosted by Christiana Creek Country Club, 5 - 7 pm, 116 W Bristol St, Elkhart
Oct 18, OSHA Council Breakfast - Emergency Action Plans, Matterhorn Conference Center, 2041 Cassopolis St, Elkhart

Oct 19, Career Day 2017 - Concord Junior High School

Oct 19, Intrigue, Inspire, IGNITE Elkhart County, 5:30 pm, Crystal Ballroom at the Lerner, 410 S Main St, Elkhart

Oct 25, Stay Strong - A workshop for local business owners in partnershp with SCORE, 5:30 - 7 pm, Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, 418 S Main St, Elkhart

Oct 26, Member Celebration - United Capital Financial Advisers, 3:30 pm, United Capital Financial Advisers, 100 S. Main St., Elkhart

Nov 1, Career Day 2017 - North Side Middle School

Nov 2, Environmental & Safety Conference, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Crystal Ballroom at the Lerner, 410 S Main St, Elkhart

Nov 7, Career Day 2017 - West Side Middle School

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Lake City Bank

New Chamber Members

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

Michigan Office Environments   
Michigan Office Environments has been reshaping the way our customers do business for over 70 years. Partnering with Haworth, a world leader in office furniture and adaptable workspaces, we are able to offer solutions that are versatile, ergonomic and aesthetic. Michigan Office Environments brings a solid understanding of the construction process to every project, working closely with architects, designers and construction professionals from start to finish.

Microtel Inn & Suites 
Located in beautiful Amish country, our Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Elkhart hotel is near Notre Dame University and within easy reach of the area's best golf courses, parks, and hiking trails. The Elkhart region features a wide variety of delicious restaurants, exciting shopping, and art museums with beautiful architecture and our convenient location puts you at the center of it all.

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Member Events

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

Oct 16, Four Winds Casino Job Fair
Oct 16, Elkhart County Health Department Youth Mental Health First Aid
Oct 18, Elkhart County Convention & Visitors Bureau Making Great Places
Oct 19, LaDue Curran Kuehn Building a Federal Business: Winning Contracts with the Federal Government and Large Prime Contractors
Oct 19, Elkhart Public Library Computer One-on-One
Oct 19, Beacon Health System/Elkhart General Hospital In Plain Sight - the Opioid Struggle in Northern Indiana - Free Community Event
Oct 19, Midwest Museum of American Art Noon Time Talk: A newcomer to the EJR speaks about her realist paintings including a self-portrait.
Oct 21, Wellfield Botanic Gardens Monsters in the Garden
Oct 21, Elkhart County Historical Museum The Gathering at Five Medals
Oct 21, Elkhart Parks and Recreation Trunk or Treat
Oct 22, Elkhart County Historical Museum The Gathering at Five Medals
Oct 23, Elkhart Public Library Basic Excel 2010
Oct 26, ADEC's Annual Celebration: An Evening with Rachel Simon
Oct 26, United Capital Financial Advisers Discover Your Money Mind® Open House
Oct 26, Ruthmere Museum & Havilah Beardsley House Fall Concert - Liana Paniyeva
Oct 26, Midwest Museum of American Art Noon Time Talk: Bill Kremer, Edwardsburg, MI

More member events

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Block Advisors Preferred Partners

Environmental and Safety Conference

To protect your workers, and protect the environment while you are at it, attend the annual Environmental and Safety Conference on November 2.
You will learn the latest regulatory changes and requirements. These are the regulations that affect your production and safety. This day-long conference has outstanding presentations, including a keynote address from the new IDEM Commissioner Bruno Pigott.
We are the only community chamber in the state of Indiana that offers a conference like this. Go here for more information and to register.

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