Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley

Event Listing


Thursday, July 19, 2018Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Perry & Associates

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Perry & Associates
Join Perry & Associates for a special Lunch & Learn session on July 19 at the MOV Chamber office.

SPECIAL TOPIC: 2018 Tax Law Changes 

The speaker will be Jenna Burns, CPA, Tax Accountant with Perry & Associates. Jenna will be presenting the “2018 Tax Reform Changes” including:

1. New Personal Standard Deductions
2. New Tax Bracket Changes
3. New Family/Child Credits
4. New Property and Tax Deduction Limits
5. New Work-Related Moving Expenses
6. New Changes in Alimony Payments
7. New Expanded 529 Plan Deductions
8. New Changes to Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions
9. Reduced Corporate Tax Rate
10. New Charitable Deductions Changes
11. New 20% Business Tax Deduction 

Lunch will be provided. 

Free and open to MOV Chamber members. Due to limited space, we will only be taking up to 20 registrations for this event..be sure to register today! Friendly reminder that due to space constraints and the popularity of our Lunch & Learns, attendance is limited to no more than 2 attendees per membership. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

When:
Thursday, July 19, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor, United Bank Building
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018Committee Meeting

CANCELLED: Special Events Committee

CANCELLED: Special Events Committee
This meeting has been cancelled for this month. We will meet again on Wednesday, August 22 at 12:00pm.


Not on the roster? Send us an email at info@movchamber.org and we'll add you to the list to receive our updates, meeting reminders, etc.

When:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM

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Thursday, July 26, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting/Open House for Groups: Recover Together

Ribbon Cutting/Open House for Groups: Recover Together
Please join us to celebrate the official ribbon cutting ceremony of Groups: Recover Together!

Groups provides treatment solutions to recover from opiate use. Their focus is on group therapy and medication to regain control of your life. They are brand new to the Parkersburg area and new to the MOV Chamber!

We willl cut the ribbon at 2:45pm and an Open House will be offered following the event until 6pm. Please RSVP if you are able to celebrate with us!

When:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 2:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Groups: Recover Together
4421 Emerson Ave Suite 205 (upper level behind Papa John's)
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 08, 2018Committee Meeting

Chamber Champions Committee

Chamber Champions Committee
The Chamber Champions are Ambassadors that serve as representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The goal of the Chamber Champions is to facilitate contact with existing Chamber members and work to identify new members through their contact efforts.
Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Chamber Champions Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Email us at info@movchamber.org and we'll get you added to receive meeting reminders, updates, etc.

When:
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
The Yellow Jacket Sweets & Eats
Rt. 14 and the corner of Dodge Avenue, Williamstown
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, August 09, 2018Social Event

Womens Self Defense Class with Parkersburg Jiu Jitsu Academy

Womens Self Defense Class with Parkersburg Jiu Jitsu Academy
New Chamber Member Parkersburg Jiu-Jitsu Academy invites MOV Chamber ladies to a FREE Self-Defense Class on Wednesday, August 9! Co-owner and instructor Valery Burkholder will lead some fun exercises and share her expertise on both stand-up and ground defense. Wear your gym clothes! Any women, including daughters 12 and up are welcome to attend this session as well. Please RSVP if you would like to attend this session! It's going to be a lot of fun!

When:
Thursday, August 09, 2018 6:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Parkersburg Jiu-Jitsu Academy
101 12th Street, Vienna 26105
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, August 10, 2018Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Peoples Bank

Lunch & Learn Hosted by Peoples Bank
Join us for an informative Lunch & Learn session with our friends from Peoples Bank!
Special topic: 6 Keys to Effective Networking
Lunch will be provided. Open to all MOV Chamber members.
Space is limited to the first 20 registrants. Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 7.

When:
Friday, August 10, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018Open House

Education Meet & Greet

Education Meet & Greet
MOV Chamber members are invited to a morning Meet & Greet with the new President of West Virginia University at Parkersburg (Dr. Christopher Gilmer) and the new Superintendent of Wood County schools (Mr. William Hosaflook.)  

Join us for coffee and light refreshments on your way to work on August 14.  We are excited for the opportunity to hear from Dr. Gilmer and Superintendent Hosaflook on their goals for their respective organizations.  This morning session will also allow the representatives from the business community to reinforce the importance for a strong education system in our region.  After each has talked for 5 - 10 minutes, we will moderate Q&A from the audience.  

This event is open to all MOV Chamber members.
Pre-registration is encouraged by Friday, August 10.

When:
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 8:15 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Hosted by the Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library
3100 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg WV  26101
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
304.422.3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018Committee Meeting

Government Relations Committee

Government Relations Committee
Government Relations Committee reviews proposed Legislation and recommends action to be taken on behalf of our members. The Committee maintains strong relationships with our local elected officials. This committee now meets meets bi-monthly. Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Government Relations Committee meeting.


Not on the roster? Send us an email at info@movchamber.org and we'll get you on the list to receive updates, meeting reminders, etc.

When:
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
WV Federal Central Credit Union
809 Division Street
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, August 17, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for Hot Dog Willy's

Ribbon Cutting for Hot Dog Willy's
Join us in celebrating the official ribbon cutting of Hot Dog Willy's new location in the Point Park Marketplace! Come hungry and stick around for lunch!Open to all MOV Chamber members.

When:
Friday, August 17, 2018 11:00 AM
Where:
Hot Dog Willy's
New! At the Point Park Marketplace
113 Ann Street, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours Hosted by Grae-Con Construction

Business After Hours Hosted by Grae-Con Construction
Join us for an evening of networking with fellow MOV Chamber members!  Spend some time networking with new and familiar faces of the MOV Chamber, all while enjoying delicious hors d'oeuvres, complimentary beer and wine and non-alcoholic refreshments.

Don't forget to bring your business cards to be entered in for door prize drawings!

Open to all Chamber members.
Please RSVP below by Friday, August 17.

When:
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Grae-Con Construction
101 Industry Rd, Marietta, OH 45750
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018Committee Meeting

Special Events Committee

Special Events Committee
The Special Events Committee members possess interest and skill in event planning and fundraising while marketing and networking with a variety of businesses.
Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Special Events Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Send us an email at info@movchamber.org and we'll add you to the list to receive our updates, meeting reminders, etc.

When:
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor United Bank Building
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, August 23, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Open House Celebration for SW Resources Warehouse Expansion

Open House Celebration for SW Resources Warehouse Expansion

Mark your calendars to celebrate with SW Resources! Last September, we gathered as they officially broke ground to commemorate the start of a more than 11,000 square foot expansion to their warehouse. Join us as we celebrate the completion of this project with tours, refreshments, and an official ribbon cutting ceremony. Open to all Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

 

  

When:
Thursday, August 23, 2018 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
SW Resources
1007 Mary Street
Parkersburg
Registration:

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for MCNB Banks

Ribbon Cutting for MCNB Banks
Join us to welcome new member MCNB Banks and cut the ribbon to celebrate their Grand Opening! Area Executive Michael McCartney is excited to showcase his new location and meet fellow members. Open to all members. Please RSVP if you would like to attend this event.

When:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 11:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
MCNB Banks
1119 Garfield Avenue, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, September 05, 2018Committee Meeting

Schools & Business Committee

Schools & Business Committee
The School & Business Committee focuses on the relationship between education and the business community. They work closely with our local education system to provide opportunities to highlight students, educators and Chamber members through the Partners in Education Program, annual teacher recognitions, and even a recent job shadowing sub-committee. Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Schools & Business Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Email us at info@movchamber.org and we'll get you added for meeting reminders and updates!

When:
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Wood County Christian School
113 W 9th Street
Williamstown, WV 26187
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, September 06, 2018Open House

Grand Opening for WVU-P Entrepreneur Center

Grand Opening for WVU-P Entrepreneur Center
Join us for the Grand Opening of the brand new Entrepreneur Center at WVU-P! Come out to help us cut the official ribbon, take a tour and learn more about how that you can get involved! Stay tuned for more details!

When:
Thursday, September 06, 2018 5:30 PM
Where:
West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Workforce & Economic Development Building
300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, September 07, 2018Breakfast

Sam's Club Breakfast

Sam's Club Breakfast
Sam's Club Breakfast for Chamber members.
The MOV, Belpre and Marietta Chamber members are invited to stop by for breakfast from 7:30am-9:00am at Sam's Club. Free to all Chamber members; Sam's Club membership not required.

When:
Friday, September 07, 2018 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Sam's Club
1100 Grand Central Ave, Vienna, WV
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, September 07, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting & Open House for Simply Sophia's Merle Norman

Ribbon Cutting & Open House for Simply Sophia's Merle Norman
Please join us to celebrate the brand new location of Simply Sophia's Merle Norman at their new home in Vienna! Come take a tour, enjoy refreshments and meet their friendly team! All attendees will receive a free product sample goodie bag! Open to all Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

When:
Friday, September 07, 2018 10:00 AM
Where:
Simply Sophia's Merle Norman
NEW LOCATION!
506 Grand Central Avenue, Vienna
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018Committee Meeting

CANCELLED: Chamber Champions Committee

CANCELLED: Chamber Champions Committee
Our September meeting has been cancelled. Please join us to celebrate at our ribbon cuttings this month!


The Chamber Champions are Ambassadors that serve as representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The goal of the Chamber Champions is to facilitate contact with existing Chamber members and work to identify new members through their contact efforts.
Please RSVP by clicking the link if you are planning to attend this Chamber Champions Committee meeting.

Not on the roster? Email us at info@movchamber.org and we'll get you added to receive meeting reminders, updates, etc.

When:
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM

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Thursday, September 13, 2018Social Event

Launchpad

By now most of the civilized world has seen an episode of "Shark Tank." An entrepreneur is launching a new business or posing the next great invention to a panel of judges, hoping one of them will approve of the concept and invest in the venture.

What if you had the chance to do that locally?

Guess what? You will!

For the last two years, a committee of the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council (MOVRC) has organized a business pitch contest called "Launchpad" (our version of "Shark Tank.") We are proud to share that Year 3 is upon us!

How can Chamber members get involved in Launchpad?

#1 Sponsor the event
We already have several area businesses and state-wide organizations who have expressed interest in helping to sponsor the pre-launch and prize award, but additional support is greatly appreciated to fully cover the costs. The chairperson for the Launchpad is Jody Murphy, executive director of the Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce and he can be reached at (304) 684-9909 if you would like more details about sponsorship.

#2 Offer in-kind services to the Launchpad winner
Accounting, legal, marketing, IT - just to name a few of the areas that a new...  More >>

When:
Thursday, September 13, 2018 5:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Parkersburg Art Center
725 Market Street, Parkersburg
Registration:

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Friday, September 14, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for Five Below

Ribbon Cutting for Five Below
The Grand Central Mall invites MOV Chamber members to come celebrate the Grand Opening Five Below on Friday, September 14! The store is located in the former H.H. Gregg location next to Old Navy. Join us as we cut the official ribbon and be the first to take a tour of this brand new retail location! Open to all Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this event.

When:
Friday, September 14, 2018 9:30 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Five Below
852 Grand Central Mall Vienna
(Next to Ulta at the Mall North Entrance)
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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