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Thursday, April 09, 2020Lunch & Learn

POSTPONEDLunch & Learn Hosted by Combined Worksite Solutions

POSTPONEDLunch & Learn Hosted by Combined Worksite Solutions

With our goal to limit gaterings during this time, after discussion with the team at Combined Worksite Solutions, we have decided to postpone the Lunch and Learn Session. They have rescheduled for Thursday, September 10.

 

Thank you for your understanding! 

 

Join Combined Worksite Solutions for an informative lunch session! 

 

Special Topic:

 

We will explore and discuss:

  • Who Worksite Solutions is.
  • How we can help with benefit communication, adding additional benefits, and employee rentention

 

Linda Shinn is the Area Manager at Combined Worksite Solutions and has a combined experience of 20 years in the business.

 

Lunch is provided courtesy of Combined Worksite Solutions. 

 

Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

 

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, April 09, 2020 11:30 AM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Friday, April 10, 2020Open House

CHAMBER OFFICE CLOSED

CHAMBER OFFICE CLOSED

When:
Friday, April 10, 2020 9:00 AM thru 04:00 PM

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020Committee Meeting

WEBINAR - Government Relations Committee

 

Update as of 3/20/2020

Following our goal to limit gatherings, we are working to organize this meeting as a WEBINAR so that those that want to participate can join from the convenience of their homes/offices. Please RSVP using the link below so that we can communicate with you to send you the instructions for joining the meeting webinar on April 15. Thank you for your understanding!

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, April 15, 2020 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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Friday, April 17, 2020Lunch & Learn

Virtual Webinar Presented by WV Social Media Consultants

Virtual Webinar Presented by WV Social Media Consultants
Kristin Meeks, the owner of WV Social Media Consultants, is offering a free virtual webinar for MOV Chamber Members on "What to communicate during a crisis to prepare you for now and in the future." This virtual webinar will be focused on how to communicate with your clients during this time and what you can be doing to get ready for the future.

This webinar is open to all MOV Chamber members.  We will be sending the information on how to log onto the meeting via email prior to the meeting, so  please register if you plan on attending!

You are also able to submit questions prior to the webinar. Email your questions to info@movchamber.org

When:
Friday, April 17, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Virtual Meeting
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
304-422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020Business After Hours

POSTPONED - BAH with Hall Financial & Tenney & Assoc.

POSTPONED - BAH with Hall Financial & Tenney & Assoc.

Update as of 4/2152020 -

Rescheduled Date of Tuesday, August 4, 2020 

After discussions with the leadership team at Hall Financial Advisors and Tenney & Associates, we are postponing this event. They are very excited to host a Business After Hours and we have secured a new date of Tuesday, August 4. As soon as the rescheduled date is set, we will inform all the registrants as well as the entire Chamber membership.

Thank you for your understanding!

 

Please join us to celebrate our April Business After Hours Hosted by Hall Financial Advisors, LLC and Tenney & Associates, LCC CPA's. Stay tuned for more details. Parking will be located behind the building.


When:
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Hall Financial Advisors, LLC and Tenney & Associates, LLC CPA's
1101 Rosemar Road
Suite A
Parkersburg, WV 26105
Registration:

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020Committee Meeting

WEBINAR - Special Events Committee

WEBINAR - Special Events Committee

Update as of 3/20/2020

Following our goal to limit gatherings, we are working to organize this meeting as a WEBINAR so that those that want to participate can join from the convenience of their homes/offices. Please RSVP using the link below so that we can communicate with you to send you the instructions for joining the meeting webinar on April 22.

Thank you for your understanding!

Women in Leadership Conference is our focus for this meeting.

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, April 22, 2020 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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Wednesday, April 29, 2020Lunch & Learn

Virtual Lunch & Learn hosted by WVUP

Virtual Lunch & Learn hosted by WVUP

Kurt Knopp, with WVUP Workforce & Economic Development, will be hosting a virtual Lunch and Learn session on “Intro to the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform.” 

 

He will be covering the following information:

· Audio, Video tips and tricks

· Scheduling a meeting with Zoom website

· Meeting Controls

· Scheduling a Meeting with Google Calendar

· Scheduling a Meeting with Outlook

· Zoom Messaging

· Sharing Your Screen

· The difference between Free and Business Plans

 

We will be sending out the link to attend the meeting via email, so please register if you plan on attending. This webinar is open to all MOV Chamber Members. Once you register for the event, you will receive a link to attend the meeting and also a link to a YouTube video that Kurt has provided on how to set-up your zoom account

 

You also have the option to submit questions prior to the meeting. Those can be sent to info@movchamber.org 

 

You are welcome to bring your lunch! 


When:
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Virtual Lunch & Learn Session via Zoom
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
304-422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, May 05, 2020Social Event

POSTPONED - Quarterly Trivia Night

POSTPONED - Quarterly Trivia Night

Updated 04/07/2020

We have decided to postpone our Quarterly Trivia event scheduled for May 5. If we are able to reschedule before our next scheduled trivia night (July 21) we will let you know. Thank you for your understanding during this time.


When:
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Parkersburg Art Center
725 Market Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

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Wednesday, May 06, 2020Committee Meeting

WEBINAR Schools & Business Committee

WEBINAR 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, May 06, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Update as of 04/07/2020

Following our goal to limit gatherings, this meeting will be held as a WEBINAR so that those that want to participate can join from the convenience of their homes/offices. Please register if you are planning to attend. This gives us a list of attendees so we can send out a link via email with the information on how to join the meeting. Thank you for your understanding!

 

Mineral Wells Elementary 1776 Elizabeth Pike, Mineral Wells, WV 26150

Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, May 07, 2020Social Event

Virtual Happy Hour - Virtual Bingo Night

Virtual Happy Hour - Virtual Bingo Night

Join us for our first virtual BINGO night!


"Doors" (Zoom gathering) open at 6 pm. Games start at 6:10 pm. 

You will need a computer AND a smartphone with internet access to play. Only 90 players!


Once you register, you will receive your bingo card via email. The bingo card can be used for all games played. We suggest using your computer for Zoom and your smartphone for your bingo card.

 

Register Here!

 

Would you like to donate a gift certificate to a local restaurant or retail establishment for us to use as a Bingo prize?

We would be delighted! And you'll get some great publicity for your generosity!

Please email us at info@movchamber.org 

  

When:
Thursday, May 07, 2020 6:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Virtual Bingo Night
Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020Committee Meeting

WEBINAR - Chamber Champions Committee

WEBINAR - Chamber Champions Committee

Update as of 04/07/2020

Following our goal to limit gatherings, we are working to organize this meeting as a WEBINAR so that those that want to participate can join from the convenience of their homes/offices. Please register if you are planning to attend. This gives us a list of attendees so we can send out a link via email with the information on how to join the meeting.

Thank you for your understanding!

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, May 13, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, May 14, 2020Lunch & Learn

POSTPONED - L&L Hosted by Appalachian Renwable Power Systems

POSTPONED - L&L Hosted by Appalachian Renwable Power Systems

Update as of 4/07/2020 -

After discussions with the leadership team at Appalachian Renewable Power Systems, we are postponing this event. They are very excited to host a Lunch and Learn session and we will work to secure a new date.  As soon as the rescheduled date is set, we will inform all the registrants as well as the entire Chamber membership.  

Thank you for your understanding!

Join Gary Easton(Owner) and Keri Dunn (Operations Manager) of Appalachian Renewable Power Systems for an informative session about the solar industry. Special Topic: How can solar benefit your business? Information includes how solar works, the available incentives, and the return on investment. *Make sure to bring a copy of your electric bill for Gary and Keri to look over* Free for Chamber members. Lunch will be provided courtesy of Appalachian Renewable Power Systems. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. 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, May 14, 2020 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
MOV Chamber Office
501 Avery Street, 9th Floor
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, May 14, 2020Social Event

Virtual Happy Hour - Trivia Night

Virtual Happy Hour - Trivia Night

Get your thinking cap on for a fun night of Trivia! Our trivia night will be an individual event and can be played via your phone or computer.

 

How to Play
We will be utilizing a third party site for the trivia rounds and we will be sending you an email with the link to play the game when you register to attend. We will also have a Zoom link that we will send out for you to join with your fellow chamber members. Trivia can be played on your phone or your computer.

  
Cost
The cost is $10 per entry and your registration includes a Buy One, Get One FREE!
You will receive a complimentary entry for a friend/co-worker/significant other to play along! It's our Two for One deal! When you register you will enter the first name, last name and email address of your "Get One Free" attendee.
 

Credit card payment only for this event

 

Early Bird

Be one of the first 20 to register and you will be entered into an early bird drawing!

Plus there are only 90 "seats" available,

 

Fun Prizes
We will be awarding fun prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

Would you like to donate a gift certificate to a local restaurant or retail store for us to use as a prize?
We would be delighted! And you'll get some great publicity for your generosity!
Please email us at info@movchamber.org

so register as soon as possible so that you don't miss out on the fun and prizes.

 

Register Here 

 

 

When:
Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Virtual Trivia Night
Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

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Friday, May 15, 2020Lunch & Learn

Virtual Webinar Presented by New Day Therapy

Virtual Webinar Presented by New Day Therapy

Russ Philpott, Owner of New Day Therapy, is offering a free virtual webinar on "Growth Mindset for the New Normal." Russ will discuss tips for managing thoughts and feelings during this time and utilizing the growth mindset. He will also discuss how to set realistic expectations for the new normal. 

 

This webinar is open to all MOV Chamber members.

 

You will receive the link to attend the webinar via zoom once you register to attend.


When:
Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Virtual Meeting
Zoom Platform
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
304-422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020Business After Hours

RESCHEDULED 2021 - BAH Hosted by Peoples Bank (Vienna)

RESCHEDULED 2021 - BAH Hosted by Peoples Bank (Vienna)

Update as of 04/07/2020

After discussions with the leadership team at Peoples Bank, we are postponing this event. They are very excited to host a Business After Hours and we are working to get them rescheduled in 2021.  As soon as the rescheduled date is set, we will inform all the registrants as well as the entire Chamber membership.  

Thank you for your understanding!

 

Please join us to celebrate our May Business After Hours with Peoples Bank! Stay tuned for more details.


When:
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Peoples Bank
1102 Grand Central Avenue, Vienna
Registration:
For More Info:
(304) 422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, May 21, 2020Lunch & Learn

Virtual Lunch & Learn hosted by WVUP

Virtual Lunch & Learn hosted by WVUP

WVUP Workforce & Economic Development will be hosting a virtual Lunch and Learn session on Leadership in a Time of Crisis."  

 

Business leaders have recently found themselves in the midst of challenges they had not previously planned for.  Whether it’s a scenario that is happening in the home, the community, or on the job – skills necessary to successfully lead in a time of crisis are essential not only now, but for any potential future challenges we may face.  Our team of leadership coaches have developed methods and tools which will help you overcome these hurdles and ensure that your efforts make a positive impact.

 

They will have the following speakers:

Ann Y. Frost, BS, MA, MSL – Since 2012, Ann has been a member of the training staff for WVU-Parkersburg/Workforce and Economic Development; specifically, creating and delivering customized trainings focused on leadership, effective communication, employee engagement, and teamwork.  

Laura Prisc has a burning desire to awaken you so you may live a more creative, fulfilling, and satisfying life! She holds a variety of degrees and certifications around Coaching, Teaching Leadership, Communication, and building Strengths-Based organizations. 

 

Mary Barbara Hanna joined the WVU-P WED training team in 2018 after living and working in Hong Kong for a number of years. With a background in Adult Learning and Development, she brings a wealth of experience in cultural communications, leadership development, and Emotional Intelligence. 

 

We will be sending out the link to attend the meeting via email, so please register if you plan on attending. This webinar is open to all MOV Chamber Members.

 

You are welcome to bring your lunch! 


When:
Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Virtual Lunch & Learn Session via Zoom
Registration:
For More Info:
MOV Chamber
304-422-3588
info@movchamber.org

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Thursday, May 21, 2020Social Event

Virtual Happy Hour - Scavenger Hunt

Virtual Happy Hour - Scavenger Hunt

Do you love Scavenger Hunts? Do you love doing scavenger hunts from the comfort of your own home? You need to join us for our Thursday Happy Hour on May 21 at 6:00 PM!

 

Thursday, May 21, 2020

"Doors" Open at 6:00 PM 

The "Hunt" Begins at 6:10 PM 

 

How to Play

The object of the game is to get as many points as possible. We will call out an object, you have to find the object and hold it up for everyone to see. Here is the catch, you must remain seated and the object must be within reach.

 

Cost

This is a free activity for MOV Chamber members in good standing.

Fun Prize

We will be awarding prizes for the most points in First and Second Place.


Would you like to donate a gift certificate to a local restaurant or retail store for us to use as a prize?

We would be delighted! And you'll get some great publicity for your generosity!

Please email us at info@movchamber.org

 

Register Here!

  

When:
Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Virtual Scavenger Night
Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

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Monday, May 25, 2020Open House

CHAMBER OFFICE CLOSED

CHAMBER OFFICE CLOSED

When:
Monday, May 25, 2020 9:00 AM thru 04:00 PM

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020Committee Meeting

Cancelled - WEBINAR - Women in Leadership Committee Meeting

Cancelled - WEBINAR - Women in Leadership Committee Meeting

Update as of 4/07/2020

Following our goal to limit gatherings, we are working to organize this meeting as a WEBINAR so that those that want to participate can join from the convenience of their homes/offices. Please RSVP using the link below so that we can communicate with you to send you the instructions for joining the meeting webinar on May 27.

Thank you for your understanding!

Women in Leadership Conference is our focus for this meeting.

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.

 

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, May 27, 2020 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, May 28, 2020Social Event

Virtual Happy Hour - Trivia Night

Virtual Happy Hour - Trivia Night

We had so much fun at our first trivia night that we wanted to bring it back for our last Thursday Happy Hour for May!

 

How to Play

We will be utilizing a third party site for the trivia rounds and we will be sending you an email with the link to play the game when you register to attend. We will also have a Zoom link that we will send out for you to join with your fellow chamber members. Trivia can be played on your phone or your computer. Cost The cost is $10 per entry and your registration includes a Buy One, Get One FREE!You will receive a complimentary entry for a friend/co-worker/significant other to play along! It's our Two for One deal! When you register you will enter the first name, last name and email address of your "Get One Free" attendee. 

 

Credit card payment only for this event

 

Fun Prizes

We will be awarding fun prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

 

Would you like to donate a gift certificate to a local restaurant or retail store for us to use as a prize? We would be delighted! And you'll get some great publicity for your generosity! 

Please email us at info@movchamber.org so register as soon as possible so that you don't miss out on the fun and prizes. 

 

Register Here


When:
Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Virtual Happy Hour
Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

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