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WARREN AREA CHAMBER MEETING

Lunch provided by Bravo’s

 

Introduction of chamber members and guests

Minutes of Previous Meeting and Treasurer’s Report approved at Chamber Board Meeting

New Business

  • Officers for 2021–
  • President – Jeremy Rufener
  • Vice President – Terry Miller
  • 2nd Vice President – Cheryl Deweese
  • Secretary – Leah Pursley
  • Treasurer – Patti Bustos
  • 2021 Chamber Membership Reminder – Applications are available and are due by end of January 2021 for full chamber benefits.
  • Spotlight Business and Monthly Social Media Spotlight Sign-up – Signup sheets passed around. If you did not get on the schedule, please let Jeremy or Leah know.

Old Business

  • Christmas Cards – Josh Heim stated the Christmas Cards were very well received by the community.

Updates:

  • Downtown Park – Jeff gave the list out for concert series and flyers will be available soon. Concerts will be held rain or shine (if rain, will be at KBC) Events will be posted on Facebook.
  • HCUED – $32 million invested in industrial projects in 2020. Jeff Souder will be chairing the board for 2021.
  • HC Chamber – There were 12-13 new businesses that opened in Huntington County in 2020.
  • HC Visitors’ Bureau – Want to help keep positivity rolling in 2021!   
  • HC Community Foundation – Received $950,000 in donations and gave out $160,000 in grants for 2020.
  • HCCSC Board – In person and online school is available. Needing volunteers to come prayer before school board meetings.
  • Warren Town Council – Next meeting is January 18th at 5 pm. Water grant is moving forward.     
  • SSF – Next meeting is Tuesday at 6:30 at KBC. Needing ideas, sponsors, and theme for 2021.
  • Historic Warren – Christmas Walk went very well. Please get trees back to Becky if you borrowed a tree. Already working on 2021 events.
  • Taste of Warren – This event will hopefully be held in 2021.
  • Chamber Gift Certificates – Located at Bippus. Used to promote shopping in Warren. Available in $5 increments.

*Please be courteous of RSVP’ing to meetings so we may get an accurate count for lunch.*

2021 Positions:

  • President – Jeremy Rufener
  • Vice President – Terry Miller
  • 2nd Vice President – Cheryl Deweese
  • Secretary – Leah Pursley
  • Treasurer – Patti Bustos

 

Terms:

  • Rose Broyles 2021-2023 – 1st Term
  • Cheryl Deweese 2021-2023 – 2nd Term
  • Jeremy Rufener 2021-2023 – 2nd Term
  • Josh Heim 2019-2021 – 2nd Term
  • Jeff Souder 2019-2021 – 2nd Term
  • Patti Bustos 2019-2021 – 1st Term
  • Leah Pursley 2020-2022 – 1st Term
  • Terry Miller 2020-2022 – 1st Term
  • Kevin Jackson 2020-2022 – 1st Term
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