Bloomington, IN – The public is invited to join Chamber members on Thursday, July 15, 2020 at the annual Health & Business Conference hosted by the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce from 9:00am to 10:30am. The conference will be a virtual webinar via Zoom.
The program will be focused around the current COVID-19 crisis and how the Bloomington medical community has responded and will continue to handle the situation locally. Brian Shockney, President of IU Health South Central Region, and Dr. Dan Handel, Chief Medical Officer for IU Health South Central Region will offer insights on the local implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PRESS RELEASE: The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Seeks Nominations for Unmasked Hometown Hero Awards
Bloomington, IN – The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce is now accepted nominations for its upcoming “Unmasked Hometown Hero Awards,” which will take place August 20th. Stories have been coming in throughout the pandemic of community members who have sacrificed for the greater good, taken care of their neighbors, or helped support others in need, and the Chamber would like to recognize them.
Can you help the Chamber "unmask" these hometown heroes? We've all noticed others around us during this time who have stepped up, given more than their share to our community so that we could continue on, and helped to take care of others. As we continue our recovery, we would like to pause to appreciate all that these heroes have done and celebrate the positive impact they have had on all of us.
Bloomington, IN – The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce received a donation on behalf of the community this week from Cook Medical who donated 84,000 face masks and 180 gallon-sized bottles of hand sanitizer to be distributed to the local business community. The Chamber will be storing the supplies and distributing them to businesses and organizations through the community.
“The Chamber staff is grateful to Cook Medical for this donation of necessary supplies to help get our city and county back to business while keeping our community safe and healthy,” said Erin Predmore, the Chamber’s President & CEO. “We have been working hard to support our business community in any way we can during this time of crisis, and we are happy to be able to help now in this way by distributing PPE and supplies to the businesses and organizations who need it most.”
PRESS RELEASE: Bloomington Chamber Now Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Women Excel Bloomington Awards
Bloomington, IN - The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce it is now accepting nominations for the 11th Annual Women Excel Bloomington (WEB) Awards. Each year, seven women are recognized for their outstanding leadership in influencing the growth of others in the community and/or in their professional organization. These prestigious business leadership awards will be presented at the WEB Awards reception scheduled for late May.
Bloomington, IN – The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce supports efforts to make government at all levels more transparent, consistent and accountable. As part of our advocacy efforts on this issue, the Chamber has launched a transparency initiative to track the work of local government and to identify ways that openness and access can be improved.
“Open government gives our members and the broader community the ability to be more informed and to influence decisions, which in turn will help build economic equity, equality and accessibility,” said Erin Predmore, the Chamber’s President & CEO
PRESS RELEASE: Proactive MD Partners with Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce to Provide Advanced Primary Care Services
Partnership enables Proactive MD to help Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce to increase access to world-class care for small businesses.
Bloomington, IN -- Proactive MD and the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce announced a partnership today that offers a total health care and population health management solution to Chamber members that dramatically improves health outcomes and decreases risk. As a leading provider of advanced primary care, Proactive MD partners with employers and employees to deliver personalized primary care and ancillary services at on-site and near-site health and wellness centers. Coupled with patient advocacy and coordination of Care Beyond the Walls™, Proactive MD elevates the standard of care while flattening the rising health care cost curve.
Bloomington, IN – The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Success School is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s 19th Annual Educator of the Year Awards.
Since 2001, first as part of the Franklin Initiative and now the Success School, the Chamber has supported excellence in education with the annual awards ceremony, which recognizes the best teachers and programs in accredited schools across Monroe County. This year, eight individuals and one educational program will be honored in a community celebration at the 19th Annual Educators of the Year Dinner & Awards to be held on the evening of Thursday, March 5th, 2020, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Ivy Tech Bloomington’s Shreve Hall.
Bloomington, IN – As our community works to strengthen public transit, the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce urges the Bloomington City Council to take an initial step: Amend Chapter 2.76 of the Bloomington Municipal Code, enabling Bloomington Transit to provide service outside the city limits.
According to Erin Predmore, President and CEO of the Chamber, “This is a small but necessary step to make our community’s public transit system even better for city residents, including employers and people who work in urbanized areas of Monroe County.”
Bloomington, IN – The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce will host the SMART Business Summit on Monday, February 10, 2020.
The all-day summit, to be held at the Monroe Convention Center in downtown Bloomington, IN, will offer small business owners from across Indiana the opportunity to learn how to make SMART business decisions using Strategy, Marketing, Analysis, Research, and Technology.
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