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INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE MONTGOMERY COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER Taking Care of Our Planet

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FOCUS is a quarterly publication of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. It is distributed to Chamber members and regional businesses. Copies are available online at www.daytonchamber.org. The Chamber

TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURE STORY 06 INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE Stateoftheart Environmental Learning Center encourages taking care of our planet TAB L E O F CO NTE NTS 17 VOLUNTEERS OF THE QUARTER 18 MEM

F E ATU R E STO RY INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE Stateoftheart Environmental Learning Center encourages taking care of our planet T he Montgomery County Environmental Learning Center ELC is part of an on

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CHAMBER ACADEMY TIME IS TICKING FOR SOME OVERTIME EXEMPT EMPLOYEES Crunch time Do you know how the Department of Labor changes will affect your business By Holly Allen M 10 ost employers have hear

CHAMBER ACADEMY will be eligible for overtime pay beginning December 1, 2016. The final rule does not modify the duties test employees must meet to qualify for a white collar exemption. What do emplo

ECONOMIC INDICATORS The Chambers monthly publication, Economic Indicators, provides useful information in the areas of employment trends, new construction, home sales, sales tax collection and much m

Sales Tax Collections County Rate Mar 2016 Mar 2015 12 Mo. Change YTD 2016 YTD 2015 YTD Change Butler......................... 0.75 .................... 3,570,065 ................3,133,741 ..........

CHAMBER CHATTER Representatives from Redwall Technologies, LLC accept an oversized check for 25,000 from chamber president CEO Phil Parker and Kevin Robie of Soin, LLC from left at the chamber annua

CHAMBER CHATTER the entire operation from the programmed app down to the operating system and the hardware itself, said Rosenstengel. The second innovation comes in the way the software functions. Re

High Tech in the Gem City Working for a startup tech company in Dayton, Ohio has its advantages. Redwall Technologies has benefited from the regions low cost of living and affordable cost of doing bus

CHAMBER CHATTER VOLUNTEERS OF THE QUARTER The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees recognized these Volunteers of the Quarter at the May 25, 2016 board meeting. L to R Brandy King, Spoo

CHAMBER CHATTER MEMBERS C apital Health Home Care, formerly known as Spectrum Home Health Care, celebrated its name change and rebranding with a ribbon cutting on April 21, 2016. The company is par

ON THE MOVE T T hroughout the summer, Dayton Area Chamber members and their families enjoyed time in the suites at Fifth Third Field, watching the Dayton Dragons entertain Chamber Night at the Dragons

CHAMBER CHATTER Why LeadershipDaytonChildrens LEADERSHIP DAYTON CLASS OF 2016 FOCUSES ON DAYTON CHILDRENS PROJECT AMID GRADUATION CELEBRATION L eadership Dayton has been such a whirlwind of experie

CHAMBER CHATTER CHAMBER CHATTER the i th important t t role that Dayton Childrens plays in the overall healthcare. Their Center for Child Health and Wellness is leading special projects to make our ch

CHAMBER CHATTER LEADERSHIP DAYTON CLASS OF 2016 Holly Allen Patrick Bailey Lauryn Bayliff Thomas Belanich Brett Bogan Ronda Brandstater Leslie Cayot David Clear Megan Cooper John Fabelo Mark Feuer Tr

WHAT DOES BUSINESS WANT GRANT HELPS PROVIDE A BUSINESS VOICE IN THE WORKFORCE WORLD By Stephanie Precht CHAMBER CHATTER T odays business leaders need an innovative and skilled workforce that can su

INDIANA WESLEYAN INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY If youre intrigued by the possibilities of obtaining a degree in Dayton, Ohio, from a Christian college that emphasizes faithbased learning and

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CH AM B E R ADVO CACY MARIJUANA IN THE WORKPLACE HOW OHIOS RECENTLY PASSED MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAW WILL IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS By Chris Kershner hio has been on a wild marijuana legalization roller coast

CH AM B E R ADVO CACY What Does Your Business Need to Know Do I have to allow medical marijuana use in the workplace o There is no requirement for an employer to permit or accommodate an employees u

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT Doug Brush of Dayton Area Chamber member Voss Hyundai poses with student Andre Adams. Voss Hyundais participation in the Ponitz automotive program has proven to be a winwin for the

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT Ponitz student Andre Adams works on a car as part of Ponitz Career Technology Centers automotive education program. meets rigorous requirements such as good grades and perfect att

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT ASSEMBLING A NEW CAREER RAMTEC FACILITY FULFILLING EMPLOYER ORDERS MIAMI VALLEY CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTERS NEWEST CENTER EXPANDS CAREERFOCUSED EDUCATION SERVICES By Holly Allen I

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT world including, FANUC and Yaskawa Motoman Robotics, AllenBradley and Mitsubishi PLCs, Parker Hydraulics and FANUC CNC. Recently, through a generous donation from Fuyao, MVCTC adde

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT MEMBER LIST EDUCATION SERVICES CHAMBER MEMBERS TRAINING OUR FUTURE WORKFORCE Mini University Montgomery County Steffani Rigsbee 40 Vista View Dayton, OH 45402 9374619027 ChildcareD

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT Central Michigan University At Wright Patterson AFB Oscar Robinson Program Admin 2130 Fifth Street WPAFB, OH 45433 9372525600 Schools, Colleges, Universities Central State Universi

CHAMBER PARTNERSHIPS MANAGING HEALTH CARE ON THE GO O 34 ur mobile app makes it easy for your employees to manage their health care from anywhere, any time. With the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shiel

CH AM B E R PARTNE R SH IP S Chamber Member Group Purchasing Discounts Y our chamber membership could pay for itself and then some. Take advantage of the buying power afforded to you as a chamber

CHAMBER PARTNERSHIPS 36 NEW SELFFUNDED MEDICAL BENEFIT PLAN OFFERS CHAMBER MEMBERS A VALUABLE OPTION I n the spring of 2016, the Dayton Area Chamber of To find out if the SOCA Benefit Plan is a goo

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PRESIDENTS CLUB OF DAYTON HONORS CHAMBERS OWN PHIL PARKER WITH TOP VOLUNTEER AWARD ach year, your chamber supports the Presidents Club as it names the recipient of its Citizen Legion of Honor Award. T

Discover ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY MIDWEST The value of my degree from Antioch University Midwest is immeasurable. Jaime Adoff Antioch University Midwest AUM empowers its adult student community to fuel t

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