November 18, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is next week! If you don't feel like cooking, we have a few members listed below that are more than happy to help you out! But don't wait to long to order or make your reservation!

Elections for the 2021 Board of Directors will be taking place from December 1, 2020 through December 8, 2020 via email to the PRIMARY CONTACT at your business. Look for emails with the prospective board member bios and your ballot. ONE VOTE PER MEMBER BUSINESS. All ballots must be returned by midnight, December 8, 2020.

We will be launching a new Spend Local & Win campaign on December 1, 2020. From December 1-December 15 you will have the chance to win by spending money at our local member businesses. Spend a total of $300.00 at various businesses and be entered into a drawing for a collection of gift cards!

The Awards Committee is hard at work reviewing the large number of nominations that they received for Person & Business of the Year. The winner will be announced mid-December.

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 chamber 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)

Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

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

Training offered by
Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County.
In honor of our 2 Year Anniversary, on December 13, 2020, Pureblissstudios will be holding a raffle. We will be raffling off a yoga theme basket, which will include free passes.
 Enter for a chance to WIN each time you attend a class at Pureblissstudios in Studio or Zoom, Starting November 18, 2020.
We will be drawing the name of the LUCKY WINNER on December 14, 2020. Good Luck!!!
Congratulations to last year's WINNER Diana Van Minnen!!!

The PCSC’s 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



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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).
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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.
Events are back!
Some are virtual and some are in person
(respecting physical distancing of course! )
Check out our monthly calendar of events!
Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Karen Bosley,Executive Director
Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau | 330.562.3355 ||