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Chamber Energy Program

Save on Energy Costs with the Chamber Energy Program Are you looking for ways to reduce your business's energy costs? The Chamber Energy Program offers a comprehensive solution to help businesses like yours save money and energy. By leveraging the collective buying power of chambers of commerce across the country, the program negotiates competitive rates with top energy suppliers, ensuring that you get the best possible price for your electricity and natural gas. One of the key benefits of the Chamber Energy Program is its simplicity. The program handles all the details of switching energy suppliers, making the process easy and hassle-free for you. You can also rest assured that you're getting a great deal, as the program's rates are typically lower than those offered by your local utility. In addition to saving money, participating in the Chamber Energy Program can also help your business reduce its carbon footprint. By choosing renewable energy options, you [...]

February 20, 2024|

Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Solutions for Bluffton Area Businesses

Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Solutions for Bluffton Area Businesses Are you a small business in the Bluffton area seeking to enhance your employee benefits package? The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce offers a range of programs designed to help you save on healthcare costs and improve your employees' well-being. Group Health Insurance with Anthem As a member of a NOACC Chamber, your business gains access to a full range of health insurance plans with cost savings through Anthem, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Enjoy premium savings of up to 1.4% on groups ranging from 2-50 employees, with potential savings of 1% for groups from 51-500 employees. Additionally, access a large network of quality providers to ensure your employees receive the care they deserve. SOCA Benefit Plan (MEWA) The SOCA Benefit Plan MEWA, administered by Anthem, offers a smart solution for groups with 50 or fewer employees [...]

February 20, 2024|

BCE Small Business Information Series

Unleash Your Entrepreneurial Spirit: BCE Hosts Small Business Information Series and Business Plan Competition Introduction: The entrepreneurial journey is a thrilling ride filled with challenges, triumphs, and the satisfaction of bringing innovative ideas to life. For aspiring entrepreneurs, those with businesses less than three years old, or anyone who want to learn more about operating business, the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs (BCE) has exciting opportunities in store. The Small Business Information Series and the Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition are back, promising a transformative experience for participants. Small Business Information Series Overview: Commencing on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, and concluding on April 16, 2024, the Small Business Information Series is a golden opportunity for individuals eager to delve into the world of entrepreneurship. The series, hosted locally on the third floor of the Bluffton Town Hall and simultaneously broadcast live from the Borra Center at Rhodes State College, is designed to accommodate diverse schedules. For [...]

January 23, 2024|

Introducing the Bluffton Community Calendar

Bluffton Community Calendar Launches in February 2024 The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce is elated to introduce a groundbreaking enhancement designed to keep our community informed, engaged, and seamlessly connected. Allow us to present the Village of Bluffton Community Calendar—your ultimate destination for consolidating all local events, activities, and gatherings into one centralized, accessible platform! The Need for a Unified Calendar As our village continues to flourish, so does the number of dynamic organizations, clubs, schools, and community groups serving our community. While each entity diligently plans and hosts its events, workshops, and activities, there's been a growing need for a unified platform where residents can effortlessly discover and engage with these events. Powering Connections with Yodel Community Connections Recognizing this need, we're happy to announce that the Bluffton Community Calendar harnesses the robust capabilities of the Yodel Community Connections engine. This state-of-the-art engine specializes in aggregating calendars from various organizations, ensuring that our community [...]

January 19, 2024|

Bluffton Area Eclipse Web Page

The Solar Eclipse Weekend on April 8th, 2024 The excitement is building up as we approach a celestial event that promises to leave everyone in awe—the Solar Eclipse on April 8th, 2024! The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce the creation of a dedicated web page to keep our community updated on all the activities and events planned around this once-in-a-lifetime experience. What's on The Eclipse Web Page? Our new web page "Eclipse 2024 - Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce" will serve as a central hub for all things related to the Solar Eclipse weekend. Whether you're looking to participate in events, purchase eclipse-themed merchandise, or simply gather information, this is the place to be. Call for Information Are you planning an event or selling merchandise associated with the eclipse? Maybe you know someone who is! We want to hear from you. Please send all relevant details to the Bluffton Area Chamber [...]

January 18, 2024|
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