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LUNCH - October 28th!


Guest Speaker - John Wray, NEOMED VP of Administration & Finance Tickets - $15.00 each, includes lunch.

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Community EXPO & Chinese Auction
Saturday, October 25th
10:00am - 2:00pm
Rootstown High School Gymnasium


What a grand success!

Thank you to the businesses and community for coming out to support such a wonderful event!



Welcome to the Rootstown Area Chamber of Commerce

Please join us this month for a host of exciting events!

Register for the luncheon meeting on October 28th! We have a new guest speaker for this month, Mr. John Wray, VP of Administration & Finance, NEOMED. As you may know, we had planned to host Dr. Jay A.Gershen, D.D.S., Ph.D., President, Northeast Ohio Medical University. But alas, he has been called away during the week of our meeting. In his place, we will hear from another distinguished executive from NEOMED. I hope you can join us to hear a very informative talk on the importance of the changes taking place at the university and how they will have a positive effect on this community.

Thank you to this Month's Meeting sponsor: ANGELOS PIZZERIA - Rootstown.
Their support helps to make these lunch time meetings possible!

Be a lunch meeting sponsors too - For only $50.00 you can get exceptional exposure for your business: Featured in a Chamber Record-Courier advertisement, through the email campaign that reaches out to all members, and the opportunity to address meeting attendees and tell more about your business. Angelo's Pizzeria, Portage Community Bank, and Artistic Events Designs have all been sponsors in the past and found it quite successful. Contact us at - to learn more.


September Guest Speaker: Ken Cain, Cain Accounting and Tax Service

Tax tips and items to watch for was Ken's message for the attendees this month. He reminded everyone to keep those valuable records, in detail for any type of deduction. The IRS is ever diligent in checking facts and he wants you to be prepared!

Just one of the many good tips came from a question in the Q&A portion: If you claim mileage reimbursement from an employer or you claim business use mileage deduction on your taxes, you must keep details of more than just the odometer reading. You must also have documented the date, location, people you met with and reason for the meeting. Details are so very important.

Visit Ken's website at to learn more about his services.


Each month we choose two member businesses to spotlight. This month's winners are:


If you would like to be a featured business, join us at the next monthly member meeting and bring your business card to enter into the drawing. Two winners are chosen each month!

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 - Mike Kerrigan • Treasurer - Ina Sayre • Secretary - Pam England

Trustees - Linda Hankins, Vince Pelose, Amie Cajka