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Thursday, November 15, 2018Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn Hosted by First Neighborhood Bank

Lunch & Learn Hosted by First Neighborhood Bank

Join us for an informative Lunch & Learn workshop with our friends from First Neighborhood Bank!

TOPIC: A Happier, Healthier You for the Holidays

First Neighborhood Bank Senior VP, Amy Bradlyn will be going over some great tips for reducing stress at work around the holiday season.

Also join Audit & Compliance Administrator Emily Stamper as she will introduce some yoga techniques that can be done in your chair to help de-stress throughout the day.

Space is limited to the first 20 registrants. Please RSVP by Tuesday, November 13.

 

Free for MOV Chamber members. Lunch will be provided.
 
Friendly reminder - due to space constraints and the popularity of our Lunch & Learns, attendance is limited to no more than 2 attendees per membership for this event.

When:
Thursday, November 15, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor
United Building, Downtown Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for Mid-Ohio Valley Men's Clothing Closet

Ribbon Cutting for Mid-Ohio Valley Men's Clothing Closet

Please join us as we celebrate the launch of The Mid-Ohio Valley Men’s Clothing Closet. This program is made possible through a collaboration of MOV Chamber members, The Parkersburg Area Jaycees, Hornor & Harrison, Ohio Valley University and The Professional Womens Association cordially invite you to the Grand Opening of this program that will provide FREE professional attire to those in need. Please meet in the main lobby of the Stotts Administration Building at 11:00am and we will walk down to the lower level where the Closet is located as a group.

Hornor & Harrison is currently accepting any suit jackets, suit pants and ties at their location at 2709 Murdoch Avenue in Parkersburg.

Open to all MOV Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this event.  


When:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 11:00 AM
Where:
Ohio Valley University
1 Campus View Drive, Vienna
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, November 28, 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, November 28, 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, November 29, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for Mountaineer Tactical Supply

Ribbon Cutting for Mountaineer Tactical Supply
Join us to celebrate a brand member and a new business in Vienna! Joseph Farr opened his doors this past month and now he is ready to celebrate with fellow MOV Chamber members! Mountaineer Tactical specializes in various high-quality camping, survival, and tactical gear for the customer that wants to buy quality American-made products. Come out as we cut the official ribbon at 11:15am, enjoy refreshments and be sure to stick around to do some shopping! Open to all MOV Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

When:
Thursday, November 29, 2018 11:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Mountaineer Tactical Supply
6252 Grand Central Avenue, Vienna
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, November 29, 2018Committee Meeting

Chamber Champions Committee

Chamber Champions Committee
Please joins us for our November member visits!

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.

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

When:
Thursday, November 29, 2018 12:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
Location varies; Contact the Chamber at (304) 422-3588 for more information.
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018Business After Hours

Business After Hours Hosted by Perry & Associates

Business After Hours Hosted by Perry & Associates
Join us for our final Business After Hours of the year with Perry & Associates CPAs, A.C.! Spend some time networking with new and familiar faces of the MOV Chamber. Don't forget to bring your business cards! Open to all Chamber members. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this event.

When:
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Perry & Associates
1907 Grand Central Avenue Vienna, WV
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, December 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 and annual teacher recognitions. 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, December 05, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Jackson Middle School
1601 34th Street
Vienna, WV 26105
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, December 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, December 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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Wednesday, December 12, 2018Committee Meeting

Chamber Champions Committee

Chamber Champions Committee

ALTERNATIVE PLAN FOR CHAMBER CHAMPIONS THIS MONTH

In lieu of our regularly scheduled Chamber Champions Committee meeting that falls on this day, we invite you to join us to support a fellow member, Highmark WV for their Wellness Wednesday Lunch & Learn session. This month’s topic will be “Coping Thru the Holidays.” Learn about the warning signs of depression and seasonal sadness. Lunch will be provided.  Highmark is located at the Corner of 7th & Market and we will be in Conference Room 149 from 11:30am-12:00pm. If you would like to attend this event along with us, please RSVP to Lisa Shaffer at lisa.shaffer@highmark.com.


When:
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Highmark WV
Corner of 7th & Market Streets in Downtown Parkersburg
Conference Room 149
Registration:

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Thursday, December 13, 2018Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn Hosted by BB&T

Lunch & Learn Hosted by BB&T

TOPIC: Bank on Your Success

Do you want to expand your business but don’t know how to finance that growth? Could your cash flow be better managed? Is new equipment, additional staff or a different location part of your future? BB&T would like to help you grow your business. Our Growing Your Business seminar will teach you ways to make sure your business is ready for growth. You’ll learn about separation of business from personal finances, credit and borrowing options, and insurance needs.

 

Free for MOV Chamber members. Lunch will be provided. 
Please pre-register by Tuesday, December 11.
Friendly reminder - due to space constraints and the popularity of our Lunch & Learns, attendance is limited to no more than 2 attendees per membership for this event. We are limiting to 20 registrations. Be sure to RSVP today!


  

When:
Thursday, December 13, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor United Building, Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, December 14, 2018Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for Select Office Services

Ribbon Cutting for Select Office Services
Please join the MOV Chamber and Downtown PKB for Select Office Services (SOS)'s grand opening of their second location in downtown Parkersburg. Make plans to stop by and meet Bob and his staff, check out his new and used office furniture and learn more about what Bob can do for you or your business. Open to all Chamber members and invited guests. Please RSVP if you plan to attend this event.

When:
Friday, December 14, 2018 9:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Select Office Services
406 Market Street, Downtown Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018Legislative Meetings

Legislative Meet and Greet for MOV Chamber members

Legislative Meet and Greet for MOV Chamber members

The 2019 Legislative Session will begin on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Our local elected Senators and Delegates spend 60 days in session. Here's your opportunity to meet with them prior to the start of the session, in a local setting without the distraction of all the busy legislative schedules and activities. There will be a short 2 minute introduction from each legislator, and then we will have an open panel question and answer session from Chamber members. 

 

Here's a starting point for Chamber members as you prepare some Q&A or concerns to share at this Meet and Greet - What one thing could our elected officials do that would allow you to hire 10% more workforce? 

 

Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

 

Here is the list of the invited elected officials:

Senator Donna Boley

Senator Mike Azinger

Delegate Bill Anderson

Delegate Ray Hollen

Delegate Tom Azinger

Delegate Vernon Criss

Delegate John Kelly


When:
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:45 AM thru 09:15 AM
Where:
Hosted by the Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library
3100 Emerson Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26104
Registration:
For More Info:
Jill Parsons
304-422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018Committee Meeting

CANCELLED FOR DECEMBER Government Relations Committee

CANCELLED FOR DECEMBER 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, December 19, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
CANCELLED FOR DECEMBER 19 - Next meeting will be on January 16, 2019

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Wednesday, January 02, 2019Committee 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 and annual teacher recognitions. 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, January 02, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Emerson Elementary School
1605 36th St, Parkersburg, WV 26104
Registration:

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019Committee Meeting

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.

 

NOTE THE MEETING LOCATION THIS MONTH WILL BE AT THE CHAMBER OFFICE.  

Parking is available in the side Customer lot or in the lot behind the building/adjacent to the ATM.

 

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, January 16, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley offices
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor
Parkersburg, WV  26101
Registration:

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership Committee Meeting

Women in Leadership Committee Meeting

The MOV Chamber is  once again planning a fun day of networking, education and inspiration for women here in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The Women in Leadership Conference is a day to devote to yourself-to dive into those things in life, work and play that you are passionate about, that make you smile and move forward. Join us as we plan this year's big day. Please RSVP if you would like to attend this committee meeting.

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


When:
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor United Building
Parkersburg
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, January 31, 2019New Member Orientation

CHAMBER 101

CHAMBER 101

*We have reached our event capacity. Please contact the Chamber at (304) 422-3588 if you are a new member and are interested in registering for this event. Please note that pre-registration is required to attend.*

Chamber 101 is a fun orientation to the MOV Chamber. Spend an hour with our Chamber Champions for an informative and interactive session in which we orient members to all the benefits of the Chamber. New member of the MOV Chamber? This is a perfect opportunity to get a quick snapshot of all the Chamber has to offer. New employee in your company and want to take advantage of your organization's Chamber membership? Join us for lunch, fun and fellowship at Chamber 101. Feel free to bring business cards or brochures for your organization as our Chamber Champions are excited to learn more about your organization too!


When:
Thursday, January 31, 2019 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Ohio Valley University
1 Campus View Drive, Vienna
Room 139 C
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, February 01, 2019Ribbon Cutting

POSTPONED - No Ribbon Cutting today

POSTPONED - No Ribbon Cutting today

TODAY'S RIBBON CUTTING FOR BRITTNIE GODWIN PHOTOGRAPHY WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. 

 

We always worry about our members and friends being out on the roads during snow and ice. After checking with Brittnie this morning, we all thought it best to postpone today's event. Watch your email and the Chamber Calendar at movchamber.org for the rescheduled date.

Thank you for your understanding! Be safe and stay warm.


When:
Friday, February 01, 2019 11:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Brittnie Godwin Photography
2007 Grand Central Avenue, Vienna
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Wednesday, February 06, 2019Committee 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 and annual teacher recognitions. 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, February 06, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Jefferson Elementary School
1103 Plum St, Parkersburg, WV 26101
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, February 07, 2019Open House

Chamber Field Trip to WTAP

Chamber Field Trip to WTAP
Field Trip!!

MOV Chamber members are invited for a tour of WTAP - check out the newsroom, learn about how to submit a story idea, get tips on how to do an on-camera interview, PLUS your chance to watch the 6pm news broadcast LIVE in the studio.  

Maybe you'll have the chance to deliver the weather forecast against the green screen (so don't wear green...)

Light refreshments will be served.

Size is limited to 20 attendees.  So register today.
AND don't forget your permission slip!!

When:
Thursday, February 07, 2019 5:30 PM thru 06:45 PM
Where:
WTAP
One Television Plaza, Parkersburg WV
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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