Farm to Table Dinner Tickets on Sale Now

FOSTORIA,OH- The Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce will host its first ever Farm to Table dinner.  The dinner, presented by Reineke Family Dealerships and Mr. and Mrs. Bill J. Bowling, will be held right on Main Street from 100 to 125 North Main Street and will be held Saturday, September 16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The dinner will help kick off the Chamber’s Shop Small, Shop Local initiative and will feature locally sourced foods prepared by Birchaven and Independence House Executive Chef Timothy Cooper. “We are very excited for this event as guests will be amazed they are actually dining on the street.  Thanks to the creative efforts of Linda Bowling and Paula Walter, the event decorators, guests will be transported into a fall themed dining experience," said Sarah Stephens Krupp, Chamber Director. "Fostoria has a strong agribusiness base and we thought a Farm to Table dinner celebrating the season’s harvest would be a great way to kick off our Shop Small, Shop Local...Read More > 

Community Connections Mentoring Program

We are pleased to announce Camp Fire Northwest Ohio, in partnership with Fostoria City Schools and the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce, has received a grant from the Ohio Department of Education in the amount of $45,000.  The grant is to fund a cross community partnership involving Camp Fire Northwest Ohio, Fostoria City Schools, Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce, First Federal Bank and West Independence United Methodist Church. The partnership will create a mentoring program for at-risk 8th grade students in Fostoria City Schools as well as direct instruction from Camp Fire staff. In order to begin this program, we need 20-25 adult mentors willing to meet with an 8th grade student for one hour on the fourth Tuesday of each month from September through April.  If you are interested or have questions, please contact Sarah at the Chamber office for more information.  All mentors must complete a brief application form and complete a BCI background check. Mentor Application Form Mentor Information Sheet Mentor Schedule Press Release...Read More > 

SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS

The Chamber offers Small Business Seminars throughout the year to help you grow your business. Join us at one of our upcoming seminars…   HR Boot Camp Calling all small business owners who need helpful advice with hiring, termination, employee coaching and discipline as well as employment law.   Come talk with our panel of experts from local companies and an employment attorney. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Lower Level Conference Room 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. RSVP by June 30. Cost $10 for member, $15 non-members *includes lunch...Read More >