Next Monthly Meeting
October 13th

MiRancho Mexican Restaurant
4914 South Prospect (Rt. 44)
Rootstown, 44272

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Saturday, October 24th
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Rootstown High School Gymnasium

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Welcome to the Rootstown Area Chamber of Commerce

I hope everyone has been enjoying this hot summer weather and have been having a resounding success at your business! Thank you to all who have come out to the many events this spring and summer.

Your support and attendance means a lot to this organization. We have set a big goal for the 2016 scholarship fund. In the past, we have always provided two $500.00 scholarships to graduating seniors of the Rootstown High School. Well, in 2016 Bio-Med Science Acedemy, located at NEOMED University, will graduate its first ever class of seniors! What an accomplishment for the school and this community.

That accomplishment means that we have chosen to broaden our horizons and not lessen the awards to the Rootstown High School seniors, but rather add to our support by providing Bio-Med with its own scholarship. This is a tall order for us, which is why we have focused the many after-hours-events. Those networking sessions not only help all of us get to know fellow Chamber businesses, but also allow us to sell raffle tickets in an effort to raise those additional funds for the scholarship.

Therefore, if you have not yet made it to an event, or maybe you would like catch up with old friends and local business leaders such as yourself, we do have a few more opportunities to get to know a few more of the Chamber member businesses and more chances to support that scholasrship fund:

Fall 2015
Randolph Home Furnishings
Date & Time: TBD

FALL 2015

The Annual Expo
October 24th, 2015
Rootstown High School
10:00AM – 2:00PM

Winter 2015

Santa Comes To Rootstown
Saturday, Dec. 5th
5:30PM – 8:00PM
First Congregational Church, Rt.44/18


August General Membership Meeting

GUEST SPEAKER: Lori Wemhoff, Executive Director
Central Portage County Visitor & Convention Bureau

Thank you to all who joined together at the New Milford Cafe to hear from Lori Wemhoff . We learned about the VCB and how it is a true asset to our county and the businesses that reside in this area. Lori isa a wealth of information an statistic and is more than willing to help promote your business through the VCB. Her advertiseng and marketing effort for the VCB have brought unprecedented branding and awareness of Portage County best assests... the local businesses! Give her a call to learn more, or to pick up copies of this years VCB brochure.

Contact Lori at: 1.877.283.8757 or


To promote the interest of its members and of business in general
To create a bond among existing businesses
To promote new business in the area
To inform the public of existing and new business
To work with schools, residents, and other community organizations
To be a source of information about the community

President - Denese Schneckenburger • Vice President - Peter (Bud) Sworak • Treasurer - Ina Sayre • Secretary - Pam England

Trustees - Linda Hankins, Vince Pelose, Dave May