As a Chamber of Commerce member you recognize and appreciate the value that your local Chamber provides your business. Your Chamber’s efforts in offering legislative advocacy, networking opportunities, business education programs, community support, and so much more are important to your business.
Although important, it is difficult to place a dollar value on these services and even harder to calculate a return on your Chamber investment dues.
Recognizing this, Chamber Member Benefits seek to provide bottom-line savings on your everyday business services. A typical member’s savings is generally far greater than any dues investment. By taking advantage of the special discounted programs and services offered by Chamber Member Benefits, it actually pays to be a Chamber member!
Chamber Facilities | Advertising Opportunities |Employee Educational Benefits | Health Care | Long Term Care | Dental Benefits | Auto-Owners Insurance | CareWorksComp | UVMC Employee Assistance Program | SOCA Benefit Plan
The Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce has many amenities that our members are welcome to take advantage of. We invite all of our members to utilize the board room, conference room, our copy and fax machines, and the work station in the lobby.
Advertise in our Chamber monthly newsletter! Chamber Members have the opportunity to advertise in 3 issues for $100. The ad must be provided in business card size format!
Bulk Mail Advertising
Chamber members can also take advantage of bulk mail advertising two ways:
Monthly Newsletter Inserts
Insert your business flyer in our monthly newsletter for $100. Space is limited, so make sure to call ahead to reserve your opportunity! For newsletter insert flyers, please provide 600 unfolded copies of 8 ½ x 11 flyer on 20# paper. Flyers need to be dropped off at the Chamber office by the 15th of the preceding month.
Please contact the Piqua Chamber at 773-2765 or E-mail Us for details!
Employee Educational Benefits from Urbana University & Franklin University
Save 20% on the cost of tuition for all employees enrolled in Associate, Undergraduate and Graduate programs at Franklin University or Urbana University. All of Franklin University’s programs are available on-line and can be taken 1 class at a time! They specialize in supporting the working, adult students.
Another benefit – up to five $9,000 scholarships to be awarded! ORBIS is offering five $9,000 scholarships to attend Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University. To qualify, the employee’s dependents must be fulltime, on campus at Urbana University. Scholarship is not stackable with other University scholarships and requires 2.75 GPA minimum. (Scholarships are underwritten by Urbana University).
These chamber group health care plans provide quality health care insurance for your employees and their families at affordable rates and sold only through Chamber of Commerce member insurance agents. Please contact the chamber for a complete list of participating agents.
Long Term Care
Programs are available to chamber members, their employees and family members.For more information contact the chamber office at 937-773-2765 or Ray Copenheaver of LTCA toll-free at 1-800-254-5898.
Chamber group dental plans provide quality dental insurance for your employees and their families at affordable rates and sold only through Chamber of Commerce member insurance agents. Please contact the chamber for a complete list of participating agents.
Your membership in the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce qualifies you for a valuable benefit! You may now be eligible for a discount on your business and personal insurance. These tremendous savings are possible through special insurance programs sponsored between the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce, McColloch-Baker Insurance, and Auto-Owners Insurance Company, a company recognized for exceptional financial strength and stability among the nation’s largest insurers.
In addition to competitive rates, a complete line of products, and prompt friendly claim service, you may now be eligible for several additional discounts, depending upon your individual circumstances.
Auto-Owners Insurance Group is comprised of five property and casualty companies and one life/health/annuity insurer. At year-end 2011 the Group had combined assets of $16,115,616,746 and over 5.3 million personal, commercial and life insurance policies in force. Auto-Owners ranked 425 in the Fortune 500 rankings for 2011.
The financial strength, stability and safety of the Auto-Owners Insurance Group is well documented. The Auto-Owners property and casualty companies are rated A++ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, a nationally recognized independent insurance company rating organization.
In 2010, Auto-Owners received the 4th highest rating in a study conducted by a nationally recognized consumer magazine on customer satisfaction with their insurance company’s handling of personal automobile claims.
Auto-Owners Insurance Group positive growth, SAFE. SOUND.SECURE.® investment portfolio, consumer confidence, dedicated associates, and local independent agents’ representing them is what sets Auto-Owners Insurance apart from other insurance companies. They are known as the “No Problem” People®.
Contact McColloch-Baker Insurance at 937-451-4648 for more information.
CareWorksComp, fka Frank Gates, has been serving Ohio for over 65 years. It is a name you can trust to provide quality services and deliver superior results.
If you are not currently an Ohio BWC Group Rating participant and are interested in joining a group rating program, CareWorksComp has partnered with the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce to offer our members an impressive array of savings tiers that may lower your annual premiums up to the state maximum discount. Click here to visit their website then call them today to obtain a free, no-obligation savings analysis.
For important information about your Workers’ Compensation click here.
For the BWC Group-Rating Safety Accountability letter click here.
UVMC Employee Assistance Program
UVMC Employee Assistance Program provides comprehensive EAP services that help to resolve personal problems in a confidential manner. The UVMC EAP is concerned with the dignity of each employee, a healthy work environment, and a timely and positive response to your needs and the needs of your family.
Help for employees’ personal problems before they become work problems. With the UVMC Employee Assistance Program, you or your family members can obtain confidential assessment, short-term counseling and referral services for a wide range of problems which can affect employee morale and productivity.
The EAP maintains confidential records that are not part of personnel files. Federal and state laws require the EAP client’s written approval in order to release any information.
Cost? EAP services are paid for by the employer. There is no charge to you for direct EAP services. In cases of referral for ongoing counseling/specialized treatment, we can assist you in understanding your health insurance coverage or self-pay costs.
Dial 937-440-7263 or 1-800-447-8292. Identify yourself and the name of the company where you (or your family member) are employed. The EAP offers flexible appointment hours to meet the demands of your work or family schedule.
Upper Valley Medical Center
Employee Assistance Program
UVMC Care Center South
998 S. Dorset Rd., Suite 206
Troy, OH 45373
SOCA Benefit Plan – SOCA BP
The Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance has joined forces with the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce, the Central Ohio Chambers of Commerce, the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to form a self-funded medical benefit plan aimed at small employers with 2 to 50 employees.
The SOCA Benefit Plan (hereafter, the Plan) is a multiple employer welfare arrangement. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield provides claims administration and stop loss protection. Participating employers are required to maintain membership with a Chamber of Commerce that is authorized to offer the Plan. Initially, distribution of the Plan is limited to Anthem Champion and Elite brokers who have completed specified training. The Plan is governed by a Board of Trustees elected by participating employers.
For more information, go to the SOCA BP page – CLICK HERE.
Download the flyer HERE.