April is National Autism Awareness Month, and here in Toledo, we have many organizations dedicated to not only raising awareness of autism, but also to helping and supporting the individuals and families impacted by autism. We sat down with Toledo Chamber member Avenues for Autism and Executive Director Stacy Harper to discuss what autism means, how you can support local families impacted by autism and how northwest Ohio as a whole is better thanks to the work that Avenues for Autism does.
Spring is upon us and warmer days are finally here. But warmer days are just one of the many things in the Toledo Region that we get to celebrate! With new ribbon cuttings and businesses opening around us, fabulous Toledo Chamber and member events headed your way, and the efforts to get Ohioans vaccinated so our business community can thrive underway, it's an exciting time to be here in northwest Ohio. But before we talk about what's to come throughout April, let's first celebrate the new Toledo Chamber members who joined us in March 2021!
Digital marketing has always been an important piece of business' outreach efforts, but in the last few years, digital marketing has become more accessible than ever. Thanks to the boom in social media outlets and the increase in awareness of the purpose of digital marketing, many businesses both small and large are working to increase their digital presence and spread awareness of their product or service. However, even if you know the importance of digital marketing and know its definition, you may not know where to start. We sat down with Tommy Salazar, Digital Sales Specialist for Buckeye Broadband, to ask his advice on getting started on your digital marketing journey.
Happy start to March, Toledo! We're looking forward to the warmer weather as spring approaches and, hopefully, the beginning of the return to normalcy. Though we're still meeting, connecting and serving our members virtually in the pandemic, we look forward to in-person events and gathering with you to network and engage with one another as soon as it's safe. That said, why don't we take a moment to look back at our new members to the Toledo Chamber who joined in February 2021? Then, we'll discuss some of our events coming up this month that you don't want to miss.
Due to COVID-19, many people have had to adjust to a new way of living – staying at home. With infection rates still high, many people are choosing to continue social distancing in their home. These safety precautions are necessary, but isolation at home can take a heavy toll on your mental and physical health. That’s why it’s extra important to find ways to stay on top of your health and wellness routines.
The first month of 2021 is behind us, so let's kick off the month as we always do: by celebrating our new members! By joining the Toledo Chamber, businesses in the region are supporting our efforts to uplift and empower businesses in the Toledo Region through advocacy with elected officials, talent and workforce initiatives to keep your employees here and to bring new talent into the region, young professional development programs, and more. Let's start February off right – by welcoming our newest members who joined the Toledo Chamber in January 2021!
Happy New Year, Toledo! We've closed the books on 2020 and we are excited to get started on everything to come in 2021. However, we wouldn't be sending December off right without recognizing our incredible new members who joined the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce in December 2020. Let's take a look back at what the month brought for the business community of northwest Ohio.
As the last leaves touch the ground and the snow begins to fall, we know it's the start of December. Here at the Chamber, we're looking forward to the start of 2021 and all the new changes and events that come with it. But first, let's celebrate our new members who joined us in November 2020.
With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving ahead of us, November has come! We're thrilled to celebrate our newest members who joined the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce in October 2020. By joining the Toledo Chamber, you help to support our mission of advocating for a thriving business environment, leading the charge to attract and retain talent in the region, and connect business with resources and opportunities for growth.
By Amanda DePerro, communications manager
Clambake 2020 presented by PNC looks entirely different this year. Unlike years past, we won’t be meeting at Hollywood Casino, we won’t be enjoying a delicious clambake meal together and we won’t be enjoying the warm September weather like we normally would for Clambake. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate, and that doesn’t mean we can’t support local organizations that are putting in the work every day to make the Toledo Region a more positive place to live for everyone, especially for the most underserved members of the community.