SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY
Become a Chamber Member
The Union County Chamber of Commerce has the responsibility of enhancing the economic, civic, and cultural growth of the area, and to act as a voice of the various businesses. This goal will be accomplished through the involvement and support, including both participation and financial commitment, of the membership.
The goals of the Union County Chamber of Commerce will be accomplished through the involvement, support, and financial commitment of the membership.
YOU ARE THE CHAMBER.
PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
Invitations To All Business Association Meetings
Members are encouraged to attend all business association meetings regardless of their business location. There are four Business Associations – Industrial Parkway Association (IPA), Marysville Business Association (MBA), Pain City Business Association (PCBA) and Richwood Area Business Association (RABA).
The Chamber also has a Healthcare Providers Association, as well as a Safety Council.
The Chamber hosts a monthly (4th Thursday of the Month) Business Impact Breakfast with different topics and speakers throughout the year.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Chamber members are eligible for selection to the Leadership Institute where class members study issues that affect businesses and the quality of life in Union County.
Educational Partnership with Franklin University
Take advantage of low tuition rates (just $398 per credit hour for associates and bachelor’s level courses), exclusive partnership tuition discounts, and online, flexible courses. Franklin University wants to help make it possible for you to earn an affordable degree that fits your life and your career goals.
Take advantage of:
- A 20% tuition discount on all other Frankin university associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate programs.
- A discounted rate of $300 per credit hour on the RN-BSN program
- A new Master’s of Science in information Technology and Master’s of Science in Cyber Security.
- 100% online programs with personalized support services
- In-demand programs that align with industry standards and employer needs
Are you ready to apply or learn more about these benefits? Visit www.franklin.edu/unionchamber
Small Business Counseling Service at the Marysville Entrepreneurial Center (MEC)
Counseling is available for individuals starting a business or those in business who desire assistance from experienced professionals.
INSURANCE & RETIREMENT
SOCA Benefit Plan
The Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance (SOCA) Benefit Plan is a self-funded solution for sole proprietors and small employers with less than 50 employees. The SOCA Benefit Plan is a multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) that lets eligible businesses join together to share in the overall claims risk. SOCA has teamed up with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to administer this plan and provide stop loss coverage.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Anthem BCBS under the SOCA plan includes access to quality, affordable health care plan options. As a chamber member with 2-99 employees, you will have access to a 1.4% savings on any Anthem group health insurance plan through a premium tax credit savings.
SOCA Pooled Employer Plan
Under the SECURE Act, the first significant retirement-related legislation in more than a decade, employers can offer retirement plan sot their employees through a Pooled Employer Plan (PEP). In a PEP, employers of all sizes, industries, locations, etc. can joint together and become a “member employer” through the SOCA Pooled Employer Plan (SOCA PEP). The Newport Group, the Pooled Plan Provider (PPP) of the SOCA PEP is responsible for the establishment, management, fiduciary oversight and operations of the plan on behalf of the member employers.
For more information or to access these benefits, contact your fellow Chamber Members and SOCA Vendors below.
Bruce Johnson Insurance Agency
Ohio Insurance Services
Shawan Marquis Agency
The Siekmann Company
SOCA Pooled Employer Plan
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Other Member Perks
File 13 at UCO Industries
Secure document shredding – Chamber Members who are New or Current customers receive special savings!
Minuteman Press Print Shop
Chamber Members receive 10% off their First Order!
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Emergency READY Plan
Capital Towing & Recovery
10% Off for Chamber Members
My 96.7 FM Advertising Discount