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June Chamber of Commerce


7 – Business After Hours: Monsoon Lagoon, 5 to 7 p.m., 1530 S. Danbury Road, Port Clinton. ​Every first Thursday of each month, the Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce holds a Business After Hours at a different Chamber member location. Chamber members are encouraged to pass out their business cards and promote their business. Come learn about the host business. On average 60 Chamber members attend each month.

JULY 7 – Sunset Cruise, 7 to 9 p.m., Jet Express, 3 Monroe St., Port Clinton. A public celebration on the Lake that we love is held on the second Thursday of July on the Jet Express. The sightseeing cruise will depart Port Clinton at 7:30 p.m. and cruise past the Catawba shoreline, Marblehead and the historic lighthouse then continue on past the islands of Kelleys, Rattlesnake, Sugar, Green and the Bass Islands before enjoying the sunset on the way back into Port Clinton. We will be traveling at high speed to reach the different points of interest and then slow down to enjoy the sights. Signature hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar with top-shelf cocktails and wine will be featured. The cost is $40 per person or $70 per couple. This truly unique cruise is sponsored by the Jet Express and benefiting the Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce. Rain date is scheduled for the third Thursday in July. Space is limited; RSVP to the Port Clinton Area Chamber at 419-734-5503 or email

Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce

30-July 1 – Mad River Bike Tour, 10 a.m., Mad River Harley Davidson, 5316 Milan Road, Sandusky. Enjoy a 25 minute ferry ride to Kelleys Island with your motorcycle. Tour the island and get stamped at each stop for a chance to win a Kelleys Island Vacation Package. All proceeds benefit the Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce. Registration is Saturday, June 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mad River Harley Davidson before heading to the Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line, 510 W. Main St., Marblehead. Cost is $10 per person for the tour, $20 per bike for the round trip ferry. Deadline for completed score cards to be returned to Mad River Harley-Davidson 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1.


6 – Ribbon Cutting: Time Staffing, 4:15 p.m., Time Staffing, Inc., 382 W. Market St., Tiffin.

9 – Seneca County Farmers Market in Downtown Tiffin, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce.

13 – Small Business Basics Seminar, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. To register, contact Bill Auxter at 800-826-2431 or 419-559-2210 or by e-mail This free, two-hour seminar will answer your questions about starting, buying or expanding a small business. This seminar is held in the community room of the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce, 19 W. Market St. Suite C, Tiffin.

14 – Chamber Challenge, 8:30 a.m., Mohawk Golf & Country Club, 4399 S SR 231, Tiffin. Join in for a fun-filled day out of the office. Your team may consist of co-workers, customers or your vendors. The goal for the day is to relax and enjoy the day! If you do a little networking and meet a potential new customer, that is a bonus. Major sponsors are CompManagement/CompManagement Health Systems, Coppus Motors, First Insurance Group, MLAD Graphic Design Services, Old Fort Banking Company, Reineke Family Dealerships, Toledo Molding & Die, UIS Insurance & Investments and Webster Industries. Contact 419-447-4141 or to sign up.

15 – Ambassador Meeting, noon to 1 p.m., Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce, 19 W. Market St., Suite C, Tiffin. Contact 419-447-4141.

19 – Seneca County Human Resource Association Meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Seneca County Joint Justice Center, 117 E. Market St., Tiffin. RSVP

21 – Ribbon Cutting: Spire Advertising, Inc., 3:15 pm., Spire Advertising, Inc., 19 W. Market St., Suite E, Tiffin.

21 – After Five Holiday Inn Express, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, 78 Shaffer Park Dr., Tiffin. The renovations are complete! Tour the facility and see the newly remodeled rooms.

23 – Seneca County Farmers Market in Downtown Tiffin, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce.

26 – Tiffin Area Safety Council, 11:30 a.m., Camden Falls, 2460 S. Ohio 231, Tiffin. RSVP online at


13 – Benefits Committee, 8 to 9 a.m., Huron County Chamber of Commerce, 10 W. Main St., Norwalk.

14 – Board of Directors Meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Huron County Chamber of Commerce, 10 W. Main St., Norwalk.

21 – Safety Council, 7:30 a.m., Eagles, 151 Cline St., Norwalk. RSVP required by email:


A special edition Californian Solé bicycle will be raffled at the upcoming Luau-themed Business After Hours. The City Cruiser style bike has been customized by Goose Island Brewery to feature their logo and it even incorporates a map of Chicago, their brewing headquarters.

13 – Hawaiian Luau Business After Hours at the Chamber, 5 to 7 p.m., Erie County Chamber of Commerce, back parking lot, 604 W. Washington St., Sandusky. RSVP by email: We are hosting a Hawaiian Luau in the back parking lot of the chamber office. Come in tropical attire! There will be food, spirits, music and fun! Featuring the Kona Ice truck, Catering by Design and Vine & Olive. Enter the “Best Hawaiian Guy and Gal Contest” for free. There will be a cash first prize, second prize and third prize. There will be a 50/50 Raffle and a Bike Raffle. Both are 6 tickets for $5. We’ll announce the raffle prize winners around 6:45 p.m. After, we will have the crowd vote by cheering for their favorite Hawaiian Guy and Gal.

15 – Tuffman Open House, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuffman Equipment & Supply, 6760 Milan Road, Sandusky. Join in to celebrate the opening of the Sandusky location. We’ll have food and refreshments and vendors on hand. Admission is free.

18 – Executive Committee Meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Erie County Chamber of Commerce, board room, 604 W. Washington St., Sandusky. This is a closed meeting; committee members only.

19 – Ambassador Meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Erie County Chamber of Commerce, board room, 604 W. Washington St., Sandusky. This is a closed meeting; ambassadors only.

28 – Business After Hours Ribbon Cutting at the Red Cross, 5 to 6 p.m., American Red Cross (new location), 404 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Chamber-members are invited to celebrate with us at the Red Cross. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be provided. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 5:45 p.m. to celebrate their new location and learn how they support our local community. Door prize drawing to follow. Email to RSVP before June 21.


14 – Business After Hours, 5 to 7 p.m., Community Health Services, 2221 Hayes Ave., Fremont (park in rear of building and enter through the community room entrance). Join in for a summer barbecue featuring beer, wine, picnic food, outdoor games and networking. Free to attend; RSVP requested by June 7 by calling 419-332-1591 or emailing

27 – Safety Council Meeting, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Neeley Center, Terra State Community College, 2830 Napoleon Road, Fremont. RSVP to Jim Miranda,