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April 14th, 8:00AM
Rootstown Town Hall

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Welcome to the Rootstown Area Chamber of Commerce

Here we are, almost at the end of the first quarter. How are your business goals for the year coming along? The Board of Directors continue to work hard and are pushing through our many goals as well: meeting plans; committee developments; and fundraising all top our list this year.

I hope you can attend the meeting coming up on April 14th. We will the last few months, look at the year ahead and we want to hear your ideas on what you feel can benefit this Chamber.


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AndrewHawkinsMarch General Membership Meeting

GUEST SPEAKER: Mr. Andrew Hawkins, Superintendant

Rootstown Schools Superintendent Andrew Hawkins shared the successes and challenges of the school district for the past year withmembers of the Rootstown Area Chamber of Commerce during the group’s March luncheon at Access To Independence. Hawkins talked in detail about the “state of the schools,” praising staff and parent involvement.

The Rootstown Local School District was again rated excellent by the Ohio Department of Education. He provided insights into the reading program that prepares the youngest students to meet the reading requirements, recent successes in athletics and the district’s work with community partners as well as numerous other areas of interest.

The luncheon was catered by Rootstown Chamber member, Mi Rancho Mexican Restaurant and Mr. Vince Pelosi owner of Access To Independence donated two Panera gift cards, given away to two lucky attendees.

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