December 2, 2020

December 2020

The 2021 Board of Director Elections are underway! The ballots were sent via email yesterday to the PRIMARY contact of each member business. One vote per business and the ballots need to be returned via email to:

by 5:00pm December 8, 2020. Please reach out to me if you did not receive the email. Again, it was sent to the PRIMARY Representative, so if you need to know who it went to, please let me know!

The Awards Committee has made their decision for the 2020 Person and Business of the Year. Plans are underway for a safe, socially distanced presentation to the winners. Stay tuned to find out who the winners are!

Did you know that you can save on Workers Comp Insurance and health insurance just by being a member of the chamber? The chamber is a member of NOACC and our partnership offers many discounts from health insurance to shipping to energy savings. Visit for more information or give me a call!

The chamber is here for your business and for the community and we are always open to suggestions and ideas how we can help make things better! We are currently working on a new networking platform that will absolutely amaze you!

The office is open by appointment only and closed on Fridays, but you can always contact me via email or phone!
330-235-2780 (chamber cell)

Let's keep shopping and dining local!
New restaurants and stores have opened in the City of Aurora !
Aurora City News Updates can be found on the City page.
Do you have job openings?
Let's see if we can get them filled for you!

Retail sales associate in a busy gift shop and coffee bar at Aurora Farms. This position will require you to be a cashier and barista, as well as stock, straighten and face displays. You will interact with customers and help them with their questions regarding merchandise.
Current requirement is 10-20 hours per week.
There is potential for more hours and room for advancement to management in the future.
Must be 18+.

Natural Essentials Inc. is currently hiring for the following positions:
General Manufacturing
Shipping & Receiving
Order Processing
Customer Service

Dear Patrons,

Starting on November 30, 2020 we will be requiring face coverings during in person classes. PureBliss Studios offers well ventilated, small classes, with social distancing as well as ZOOM, and private classes. PureBliss Studios takes your health and wellbeing very seriously.

We will be taking your temperature when you arrive, we have hand sanitizer at the entry door, and two hand washing areas. We also deep clean after each class, and since we recently reconstructed our building we have an excellent, new ventilation system.

Thank you for your support!
The PureBliss Studios Family
The Portage County Safety Council FY21 Virtual Safety Council program meets on Zoom every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month (except for the holidays), 11:00am-12:00pm.

Please Note: Unless otherwise noted, virtual meetings are restricted to up-to-date FY21 members only. Registration by non-members without prior permission will be cancelled.

Independent Energy Consultants is a long time member of the
Aurora Chamber of Commerce.
Visit their website for more information on how they might be able to save you money!
Self Employed? Independent Contractor?

What happens to your business if you are sick or you get injured and can't work??

PPS (Paramount Preferred Solutions, Inc.) can help!
A service offered through our NOACC partnership!

Call Peter Young for a FREE consultation for your business!
COVID-19 Resources


Ohio COVID-19 Call Center: 833-427-5634
Portage County Health and Human Services: 2-1-1



Government Links:

State of Ohio Website Links:

Portage County Links:

NOACC Chamber Energy Program:

Individual and Family Resources:

Please visit for the most up-to-date information from the Ohio Department of Health.
For any questions you have about COVID-19, please call 1 (833) 4-ASK-ODH from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (7 days/week).
Social Media:
Governor DeWine is still holding press briefings, though not daily, to deliver the most recent updates as well as give updated guidance for the state’s response. These press events are carried live at
At Family and Community Services Inc, we continue to monitor the development and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to continue to keep the community up-to-date on program updates and changes without overwhelming you with too much superfluous information. F&CS provides services such as food, shelter, transportation, and counseling services. These are all very important services that cannot be ignored. We are here for our community. Thank you and Go Forth Do Good.
Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Karen Bosley,Executive Director
Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau | 330.562.3355 ||