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Coronavirus Best Practice Guide for Businesses

March 13, 2020

Businesses should be ready to implement strategies to protect their workforce from coronavirus while ensuring continuity of operations. Please visit the CDC’s Interim Guidance for Businesses and Emp …Read more

Dakota Pennington joins as Director of Membership

February 25, 2020

The Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce Dakota Pennington has joined the staff as Director of Membership. Dakota is a lifelong resident of Richmond, Richmond High School graduate and attended Ball State University studying Video Production. Dakota most recently worked for Whitewater Broadcasting as a Marketing Consultant. He has a true passion for growing the local communi …Read more

Business Education Lunch: Plan Your 2020

January 30, 2020

Start 2020 with a clear vision for success. After this session, you will be able to… Measure where you are Plan where you want to be Set measurable goals Speakers are Peggy Cenova, Scott Underwood, and Kyleigh Mazer of East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center The Business Education Lunch is held at CCDC’s Innovation Center in Downtown Richmond. Lunch is included with your ti …Read more

2020 High School Job & College Fair

January 27, 2020

The Chamber’s Business & Education Committee is working with ALL the Senior High Schools in Wayne County to address employment issues. Seniors are once again participating in Junior Achievement, learning soft skills to become better employees upon graduation. There will be NO FEE for a booth. We are joining with local business to offer two job fairs for high school graduating senior: Regis …Read more

Richmond OfficeMax to Host Grand Reopening

January 22, 2020

The Richmond OfficeMax store located at 3801 National Road East, in the Richmond Mall, will host a celebratory grand reopening event and ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, January 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. Customers can save 20% off of a qualifying in-store purchase, during the event, with a coupon. There will also be an opportunity to win prizes*. The …Read more