Category: Press Releases

Dayton businesses & chamber make safety recommendations amid COVID-19 increase

Date: July 1, 2020 Category: Press Releases

DAYTON, Ohio (July 1, 2020) – A startling recent trend in COVID-19 cases has prompted the region’s business community, led by the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, to recommend immediate changes to current safety and prevention measures. “We’ve ...

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$719,000 in REOPEN Downtown Dayton grant money awarded to 119 small businesses

Date: June 17, 2020 Category: Press Releases Tags: , , , ,

DAYTON, Ohio – REOPEN Downtown Dayton grant program partners the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Dayton Partnership (DDP) announced today that more than $719,000 has been invested in downtown Dayton’s small businesses. [caption id="att...

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Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce supports declaration denoting racism a public health crisis

Date: June 16, 2020 Category: Advocacy, Press Releases

DAYTON, Ohio (June 16, 2020) – The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce announced its support today of declarations denoting racism a public health crisis. The Dayton Area Chamber has officially endorsed and is encouraging timely passage of resolutions be...

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Chamber-led House Bill 16 signed by Governor DeWine: A win for WPAFB and military

Date: June 16, 2020 Category: Advocacy, Press Releases

DAYTON, Ohio (June 16, 2020) – Governor Mike DeWine signed into law today legislation that provides better educational opportunities for our active duty military members and their families. Known as House Bill 16, this legislation received leading suppo...

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Chamber launches StaySafe Dayton, an online PPE supply store to provide access to needed supplies for local businesses

Date: May 21, 2020 Category: Press Releases

DAYTON, Ohio – The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce announced today it has partnered with Miamisburg-based ecommerce business epluno, to create StaySafe Dayton, an online PPE store that will provide reliable access to the supplies area businesses need to...

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REOPEN Downtown Dayton Grant Program to help struggling downtown businesses

Date: May 13, 2020 Category: Press Releases

CareSource Foundation pledges lead donation of $500,000 and issues challenge for additional support DAYTON, Ohio (May 14, 2020) – The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Dayton Partnership have partnered to launch REOPEN Downtown Dayton, a...

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Chris Kershner named next chamber president, CEO

Date: April 15, 2020 Category: Press Releases

DAYTON, Ohio (April 15, 2020) – The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that its Board of Trustees, which is comprised of top regional business leaders, has chosen Chris Kershner to assume the role of chamber president & CEO. Kershner, w...

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BWC Board Approves DeWine’s $1.6 Billion Dividend to Employers

Date: April 10, 2020 Category: Press Releases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 10, 2020) - The Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Board has approved a request from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to send up to $1.6 billion to Ohio employers this spring to ease the economic impact of COVID-19 on Ohio's economy and ...

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Anthem’s affiliated health plans waive member costs for COVID-19 testing, while supporting telehealth and 90-day maintenance medication supply

Date: March 10, 2020 Category: Press Releases

INDIANAPOLIS—March 6, 2020— Amid the growing concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 in communities across the country, Anthem, Inc., announced today its efforts to  eliminate the burden of additional costs for members in its affiliated health plan...

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Dayton Area Chamber preparing area businesses for Coronavirus response

Date: March 10, 2020 Category: Press Releases

DAYTON, Ohio – As employers in the Dayton region navigate uncharted territory during our country’s response to the spread of the Coronavirus, the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce has compiled a Coronavirus Resource Guide specifically for employers. ...

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