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VERSAILLES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PEOPLE - PRIDE - PROGRESS

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MISSION STATEMENT

The purpose of the chamber is the furtherance of business, commercial and economic development, growth and activity throughout the Versailles community and surrounding area, and the furtherance of understanding and goodwill among the members.

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OBJECTIVE OF CHAMBER

Teamwork focused on advancing business prosperity and improving the quality of life throughout the Versailles community and surrounding area.

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BENEFITS OF CHAMBER

Networking and marketing opportunities, visibility, and community leadership options. Chamber membership represents small business, large corporations, and individuals involved in business in Versailles and the surrounding area. 

WHY JOIN THE CHAMBER?

  • Attend semi-annual networking social events

  • Access to discounted VACC sponsored educational events

  • Potentially lower your health insurance premiums through a VACC sponsored Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement (MEWA)​. This benefit is available through VACC's membership with the Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance (SOCA). Click here for more details. 

  • Website and Membership Directory presence

  • Professional Creditability

  • Participation in the VACC gift certificate program

 
 

ABOUT CHAMBER PARTICIPATION

The elected Board of Directors meet at 7:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month (except for February, June, July, and August) in the Village Hall Community Room.

 

Meetings are open to the Chamber members.

 

Volunteers are an important part of the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce. Volunteers are needed to continue the activities the Chamber and to look into the future for what programs would benefit the Versailles area and its businesses.

 
VACC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Front Row: Rodd Hale, Josh Kraft, Scott Langston, Aaron Moran, Matt Poeppelman, Brian Wagner

Back Row: Kim Custenborder, Ron Mescher, Paula Darnell, Jerry Bey, Jeff Lyme

Not Pictured: Jackie Briscoe

PRESIDENT

Bailey Zechar 

Books by the Bushel

Park National Bank

VICE PRESIDENT

Prosperity Promotions

Versailles Schools

Village of Versailles

TREASURER

SECRETARY

C.F. Poeppelman/PEPCON

Kaup Pharmacy

Versailles Policy

Versailles Savings & Loan

Midmark

 
CHAMBER PROGRAMS & EVENTS

CHAMBER GIFT CERTFICATE PROGRAM

The Chamber's gift certificate program provides a great opportunity to reward your employees and keep local dollars in the hands of local Chamber members. Gift certificates are available in $5, $10, and $20 denominations and may be purchased at Second National Bank, and Versailles Savings & Loan.

 

The certificates make excellent holiday gifts, performance rewards for your employees, and other business workplace incentives. Anyone may purchase Chamber gift certificates, but they may only be redeemed at participating Chamber businesses. A list of participating Versailles Area Chamber business members may be obtained from the banks where the certificates are sold or by clicking here.

ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

Every year the Chamber strives to host a pertinent educational program for its members. The topic can change year to year and we try to find a relatable and engaging topic. Please contact a Board of Director for any suggestions for these educational programs.

GROUND BREAKING RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONIES

In recognition of an existing business expansion, new business construction, an existing business re-opening, and a new business grand opening, the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce coordinates ground breaking and ribbon cutting ceremonies for whatever the special business occasion may be.

 

To request a ground breaking or ribbon cutting ceremony please contact the Chamber President Jeff Lyme via email at Jeffery.Lyme@Dignitymemorial.com

CHAMBER AND MEMBER EVENTS CALENDAR
  • Board Of Director's Monthly Meeting
    Wed, Jan 05
    Versailles
    Board Of Director's Monthly Meeting
    Join us for our monthly Board of Director's Meeting
  • Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet
    Mon, Jan 24
    Bradford
    Join us for our annual Chamber Banquet
  • Mothers On Main
    April 30th (time to be decided)
    Versailles
    Mothers On Main
    This year's event will feature a plant sale, food trucks, and more!
  • Ohio Chamber of Commerce Business Academy (Affiliate Event)
    Ongoing Training Offered
    Online Webinars
    The Ohio Chamber has partnered with top business leaders, employment lawyers and legal experts across Ohio to deliver productive webinars and content that provide business insights and educational resources to those in the business world.