February 10, 2021
Congratulations to our 2020 Person of the Year
US Marshall, Pete Elliott

Mary, Jake, Zena and Pete Elliott

Evan Webster, Aurora Chamber Board Member and Marketing Manager at The Campus of Anna Maria, Pete Elliott and Aurora Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin

Aurora Police Chief, Brian Byard, Pete Elliott and Aurora Law Director, Dean DiPiero

It's Wednesday!

Join us for our State of the City Virtual Luncheon with Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin and Superintendent, Mike Roberto. The event will be livestreamed and recorded by Community Focus on March 3, 2021. "To Go" lunches are available to order and pick up at The Aurora Inn on the morning of the event. Questions for the Mayor and Superintendent can be submitted before or during the event.

This newsletter is for you. The chamber is for you. Please let me know if there is something that you would like to learn more about- whether it be in the newsletter or at a virtual event.

Please also remember that I have many resources and contacts for you. If you need help, please let me know and I can direct you to the right people!

Let's keep supporting our local businesses! They need us now more than ever!

Would you like to send an email blast to all of the
chamber members?
Email me for details!
Let me know!

Did you know...

The chamber is a member of NOACC (Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce) and our partnership offers many discounts from health insurance to shipping to energy savings. Visit www.noacc.org for more information or give me a call!

Did you know...

MCO (Managed Care Organization) Open Enrollment is this May!
ALL companies must have one!
I have info to share with you!

The office is open by appointment only but you can always contact me via email or phone!

330-235-2780 (chamber cell)

AWiN Virtual Yoga
Yoga Basics
Nobody will see you!!

There are only a few days left! Don't miss out!
Have you taken advantage of any of the deals???
Join us for our annual State of the City Luncheon- this year its VIRTUAL!
The event will be livestreamed and recorded by Community Focus.

Lunch pickup option available!

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!


HoneyBaked Ham in Solon and Streetsboro!

Solon 440-349-0600
Streetsboro 330-626-0606

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

Renaissance Park at Geauga Lake

Every year Leadership Portage County identifies a select group of leaders and potential leaders in Portage County. They come together as a 'class' to experience opportunities for personal and professional growth. In addition to exploring leadership in general, specific emphasis is placed on community leadership. Program participants 'go behind the scenes' in Portage County to gain a deeper understanding of the community where they live and work. The ultimate goal is to create positive change in Portage County by stimulating increased interest in community involvement and building a network of informed committed and dynamic leaders.

Class of 2019- Best Class Ever!

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!

How are you accommodating your employees with health issues?
Did you know that COVID is an allowed condition at your place of business?

We have the person that can answer any Workers Comp questions that you might have!

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

Call Peter Young for a FREE consultation for your business!
Another chamber benefit!
You aren't alone!
Don't be afraid to ask for help.

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 www.Coronavirus.Ohio.gov 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 www.OhioChannel.org.
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 | director@allaboutaurora.com| www.allaboutaurora.com