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Survey measuring occupational health needs of Dearborn County employers

Important occupational health services can be made easy for new and existing employers of all sizes in Dearborn County. St. Elizabeth Healthcare is conducting an occupational health survey for local businesses in Dearborn County. St. Elizabeth Healthcare is interested in learning about the occupational medicine needs in Dearborn County and wants businesses’ feedback. Find and complete … Read more

About The Paycheck Protection Program and EIDL Updates

**New Changes Made By Congress in December 2020** Distributed by the offices of Senator Mike Braun SUMMARY: In December 27, 2020,new legislation was enacted to extend the life of a vital program available to Main Street businesses: the Paycheck Protection Program(PPP). This new legislation creates a second round of PPP loans for eligible businesses, makes … Read more

2020 Chamber Online Silent Auction Runs Through 12/22

Support Chamber programs that promote local business, develop community leaders and host educational workshops While the Chamber Annual Dinner is unfortunately not possible in 2020, we still wanted to give our members the opportunity to promote their companies, support local business and give you some last minute gift opportunities! The Annual Dearborn County Chamber Auction … Read more


Southeast Indiana Chamber Foundation Launches $275,000 Revolving Loan Fund to support local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic A new $275,000 Revolving Loan Fund to support Dearborn businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic is now open for applications. The fund, which will be administered by the Southeast Indiana Chamber Foundation, was established using a grant … Read more

Back on Track Begins May 4th

On Friday, May 1st Governor Holcomb announced the plan for reopening Indiana. As part of the five stage plan we are entering stage 2 today (May 4th). Above you can see what that means for you and your business. We will remain in stage 2 through May 23rd as long as we continue to meet … Read more

CARES Act Infographic

Today, and every day, we thank you for your membership. We love seeing you at ribbon cuttings and big events, and right now while those activities can’t happen, please have confidence that our team is here for you in all seasons of business. We know this pandemic has impacted you in major ways and we … Read more


Earlier today President Trump signed the CARES Act into law. The goal of the legislation is to provide sweeping economic assistance throughout all sectors of the economy as the country battles the fallout from COVID-19. Below are a number of FAQ’s send out by Senator Young’s office that help outline many of the key provisions.

Dearborn County Chamber Of Commerce Announces Event Cancellations

(Dearborn Co., Ind.) – In light of recent events and out of an abundance of caution, the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce will be cancelling all of our events through April 30th. We have not made this decision lightly and will do out best to reschedule the Human Resources Roundtable, Business After Hours, and the … Read more

Dearborn County Young Professionals Announce 2020 Scholarship

Part of Dearborn County Young Professionals’ mission is to support the next generation of outstanding individuals and entrepreneurs in our community. (Dearborn County, Ind.) – Part of Dearborn County Young Professionals’ mission is to support the next generation of outstanding individuals and entrepreneurs in our community. One of the ways the organization does that is … Read more

December 2019 Labor Market Review

Unemployment rates were lower in December in 11 states, higher in 4 states, and stable in 35 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Eight states had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier, 1 state had an increase, and 41 states and the District had little or no … Read more

Registration for Leadership Dearborn 2020 Now Open!

The Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce and Southeast Indiana Chamber Foundation are pleased to announce that registration for the 2020 class of Leadership Dearborn in now open. After three successful years, we are excited that this year we will be partnering with Paul Fox, a Dearborn County resident and former P&G vice president who has … Read more

Anytime Fitness Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

Anytime Fitness is a coaching facility that has been located in Aurora for 15 years. On Tuesday, June 25th the community got together to celebrate a recent ownership change and a renewed commitment to Dearborn County. Anytime Fitness is staffed with NASM certified trainers, as well as a Personal Training Manager with a degree in … Read more

Dearborn County Spotlight Business: Harrison Tax and Accounting

We had the pleasure of helping Harriston Tax and Accounting open their new location in Lawrenceburg on May 2nd. They are also the first recipients of the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Spotlight Business designation! Harrison Tax was started by owner Roger Ford in 2004 as a compliment to his tax division to best expand … Read more

The Chamber Looks To 2019

2018 was an exciting year for the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce. As a large membership organization representing businesses from all industries, it can sometimes be a challenge to truly focus on what is important to everyone. Additionally, as our mission is to develop and grow the business community here in Dearborn County, we have … Read more

Chamber Welcomes New Executive Board for 2019

  Congratulations to our 2019 Chamber executive board! Mike Templin (MGP) – Chairman Mark Graver (Ivy Tech) – Vice Chair John Young (Dearborn Savings) – Treasurer Andrea Ewan (Dearborn Title) – Secretary

Registration Now Open for Leadership Dearborn 2019

Register now for the third year of the leadership development program from the Dearborn County Chamber and United Way We are excited to announce that enrollment in the third Leadership Dearborn class is now open! Over the last two years nearly 30 emerging leaders here in Dearborn County have found value and opportunity in the … Read more

Wellspring Search Acquires Absolute Web Designs

Frederick MD-based Digital Agency completes third acquisition Frederick, MD Jan. 4th, 2019 – Wellspring Search, LLC acquires Lawrenceburg web design agency, Absolute Web Designs. Wellspring Search, LLC recently moved into the Frederick Innovative Technology Center (FITCI) in the I-270 Technology Corridor and has completed 3 recent acquisitions with the purchase of Phoenix AZ-based Local Lead … Read more

Announcing the 2018 Dearborn County Women of Distinction!

  For the 13th year in a row, the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce will be honoring four  individuals for their fantastic contributions to the community. These women were chosen based on the positive impact they have had on Dearborn County and their ability to inspire others to work toward bettering the region. The 2018 … Read more

Dearborn County Weekly Update 9-4-2018 [Audio Only]

Time for another Dearborn County weekly update! Vietnam Memorial Exhibit: Call Hannah Evans at 812-623-2020 to volunteer Upcoming Chamber Events: Chamber Board Nominations:


Dearborn County Young Professionals’ eighth annual Goofy Golf Outing features a few fun challenges that you won’t find at other charitable golf events. Golf outings are usually dominated by the players who take their game seriously, but this one levels the playing field for those who just like to have fun. While some holes at … Read more

Promote Your Business on the Golf Course This Summer!

Dearborn County is once again the place to be to promote your business on the course this summer! There are a number of great golf outing coming up supporting local businesses and charities. Call the provided number to get yourself or your team registered!   Swinging Summer Scramble featuring music by Amy Sailor & Carey … Read more

June Lunch and Learn with DSB: Hire Right or Hire Again

Thank you to Jared Moore from Sandler Training Cincinnati for presenting to a full house of Chamber members on tips and tricks for hiring the right people the first time. Special thank you to PCRD and Aurora for hosting us in their conference room! The next lunch and learn will be the last week of … Read more

2018 Golf Outing presented by Hollywood Casino

Thank you to everyone who participated, volunteered and sponsored another successful Dearborn County Chamber Golf Outing presented by Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg. As always Grand Oaks was a tremendous host and the competition was fierce! Congratulations to the winning team from UCB with a score of 58! Thank you to all of our sponsors!  

Chamber hosting “Hire Right or Hire Again” no cost HR workshop

The Chamber is kicking off a new monthly professional development series and with the support of Dearborn Savings Bank, this will be free to all Chamber members! The first session will be a Tuesday, June 26th  lunch and learn focused on hiring called “Hire Right or Hire Again” presented by certified trainer Jared Moore. Are … Read more

Dearborn County Career & Job Fair May 23

The Chamber is excited to be hosting the 2018 Dearborn County Job & Career Fair. The event will take place on May 23rd at Agner Hall on the Dearborn County fair grounds in Lawrenceburg. DEARBORN COUNTY CAREER & JOB FAIR May 23, 2018 Noon – 6pm Agner Hall Speedway Drive Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 Below is a … Read more

May 17th, 2018 Chamber Minute – Ohio Valley Screen Printing

May 10th, 2018 Chamber Minute – Town of Dillsboro

May 3rd, 2018 Chamber Minute – Meaningful Day Services      

Young Professionals Volleyball Tournament and Scholarship Deadlines in Two Weeks!

Young Professionals Volleyball Tournament at Willie’s HVL 5/20 Bump, set and spike for bragging rights and a good cause when the Dearborn County Young Professionals Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Tournament returns Sunday, May 20. The third annual co-ed tournament will happen on the court at Willie’s Sports Café, 19325 Schmarr Drive, in Hidden Valley, Indiana. Registration and check-in … Read more

Congratulations to St. Elizabeth on the New Medical Office!

Article from Eagle Country: St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s new medical office building in Greendale is now open. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting was held for the multi-million dollar, 25,000-square-foot facility Tuesday. More than 150 people attended the event, which featured a fly-in by a medical helicopter. Dr. Aleah Gibson is one of the physicians now seeing … Read more

EcO Manufacturing Network

Development and Customization of Apprenticeships/Technical Certificate Programs- The Regional EcO Manufacturing Network is cohosting information sharing sessions with Ivy Tech Community College to further the regional discussion around the development and customization of apprenticeships/technical certificate programs. The two dates scheduled to continue these discussions include the following:         Thursday, April 19th from 9:30-11 … Read more

March 28, 2018 Weekly Update

Time for another weekly update from the Chamber of Commerce! Contact us at 812-537-0814 to join today! St. Elizabeths Hospital​ Greendale location Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening:… Post-Legislative Luncheon and Quarterly Member Lunch:… AIM YP​ Beers & Beats & $1500 Scholarship info:

Register Today for the 2018 Post Legislative Luncheon presented by CalComm

Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Post Legislative Luncheon Annual event recapping the 2018 state legislative session will be held on April 17 Lawrenceburg April 4, 2018: Southeast Indiana state lawmakers will be in Lawrenceburg this month to review the recently completed state legislative session. The Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Post-Legislative … Read more

FC Cincinnati Scores Big at Get Energized

  The Dearborn County Chamber hosted another great Get Energized! luncheon. Once again Duke Energy was the title sponsor for the fourth year in a row and local utility providers again continued their support. This luncheon continues to grow as the program yet again featured a regional business on the cusp of massive growth. Jeff … Read more

March 6th, 2018 Weekly Update

Time for another weekly update from the Chamber of Commerce! Contact us at 812-537-0814 to join today and ensure you are included in the 2018 Membership Directory Leadership Dearborn:…/united-way-and-coc-anno…/ Dearborn County Home and Garden Show: March BABA Meeting – Evening Social – Auction 101:

DCH is now Highpoint Health!

Congratulations to everyone at Highpoint Health (formerly Dearborn County Hospital) on a successful and exciting rebrand! Be sure to check out to learn more about what the change means!

State Chamber Releases Updated Legislative Agenda

Each year the state Chamber releases guidance on the legislation they find important to create a strong business climate in the state. Generally about halfway through the session they update their priorities. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s second edition of the 2018 Legislative Agenda is now available. This document details bills introduced in the Indiana House and Senate … Read more

Get Energized with Duke Energy and FC Cincinnati

Get Energized! w/ Duke Energy March 1st 11:30 – 1pm Dearborn Country Club Aurora, IN Chamber to Host Annual Luncheon On the Economic Future of Dearborn County A representative of FC Cincinnati will keynote, speaking to their plans for regional involvement The biggest regional sports news lately has not involved the usual suspects, instead the buzz … Read more

Week In Business 2/9/18

If you were in a Super Bowl haze all week, here’s what you missed: Good luck to Nick Goepper in South Korea! He’ll compete on February 18th. Goepper will go for gold in men’s ski slopestyle competition on Sunday, February 18. If you want to catch the competition live on television, and not on your … Read more

Liberty Tax presents on New Tax Bill

Thank you to Cynthia Stafford, tax expert at Liberty Tax, for the informative and entertaining talk on the implications of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs act. We had a nice turnout and a great discussion. We’ll be hosting another AM workshop in April, stay tuned for more information!     Click here to see … Read more

February 5, 2018 Weekly Update

Time for another weekly update from the Chamber of Commerce! CAC Mardi Gras Ball: 812-432-3200 Tax Workshop:… Speakman House: Leadership Dearborn:… Get Energized presented by Duke Energy: Check out our new site!

Week In Business 2/2/18

In case you were too busy growing your business to read the news, here’s what you missed: THE CHAMBER WILL BE HOSTING A TAX WORKSHOP ON FEBRUARY 8TH IN LAWRENCEBURG February 8th at the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Tax Workshop Breakfast. Join us as we host Liberty Tax Service to help inform and guide us … Read more

IDWD Releases Q4 2017 Reports

Three different quarterly reports includes information on online job ads and UI claimants in Economic Growth Region 9. These reports contain data for 4th quarter 2017. Real Time Job Demand Job Postings and Starting Wages Unemployment Insurance Claimant Profiles

January 29th, 2018 Weekly Update

Time for another weekly update from the Chamber of Commerce! Tax Workshop:… Leadership Dearborn:… Flu Clinic 1/31:… Perfect North Big Air!:… Check out our new site!

Tax Workshop On Impact of 2017 Legislation

Chamber to Host Breakfast Workshop on Impact of New Tax Bill Liberty Tax Service to present on impact of 2017 tax bill By now you have probably heard that Congress passed a significant overhaul of the United States tax code at the end of 2017. It will have a huge impact on both personal and … Read more

United Way and CoC Announce Leadership Dearborn 2018

Enrollment now open for the second year of the professional development program We are excited to announce that enrollment in the second Leadership Dearborn class is now open! We kicked this program off last year and graduated 12 new leaders here in Dearborn County. It was a fantastic inaugural class. They met a number of … Read more

2018 Letter From the President

  Earlier in January, the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a diverse group of dedicated business and community leaders, spent a full day discussing the future of the Chamber, the county and the region. We discussed what the direction of the organization should be over the next few years to make sure … Read more

Veterans Outreach

Open and Free to all Veterans and their Families. December 10th, 2016 Please view attachment for more information. Read full article (pdf)  

Indiana Secretary of State in Lawrenceburg September 20th

Connie Lawson will address Dearborn County citizens at free event Lawrenceburg September 6, 2016: Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is coming to Lawrenceburg! Lawson will be at the Lawrenceburg Ivy Tech Riverfront Campus on Tuesday, September 20th from 11:30am – 1pm to discuss how her office is helping make Indiana a great state to … Read more

Dearborn County High School Students Invited To Compete In Maverick Challenge

Dearborn County Students Can Earn Business Experience, Prize Money In Maverick Challenge Registration for the high school business planning competition is open until September 18 Photo caption: 2016 AIM YP Maverick Challenge Champion Sydney Schaefer (center) was awarded $2,000 for her business plan, Cupcakes for Kids. (Dearborn County, Ind.) – AIM Young Professionals of Dearborn … Read more

Minutes HR Roundtable

Minutes for Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Roundtable July 28, 2016 11:30am-1:00pm Attendees: Eric Kranz, Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Alisha Siebert, Work One Julie Murphy, Ivy Tech Dana Murphy, Ivy Tech Steve Arnold, Kelsey Chevrolet Frances Zwick, Buffalo Wings & Rings Claudia Richardt, Dearborn County Hospital Andi Richter, Dearborn County Hospital Daphne … Read more

Lawrenceburg Riverfront

City leaders are worki8ng to develop a Lawrenceburg Riverfront Master Plan that will bring new development and new life to riverfront. Read full article (pdf)

Register for AIM/Young Professional Goofy Golf This Friday!

Fore! AIM Young Professionals of Dearborn County’s sixth annual Goofy Golf Outing features a few twists that you won’t find at most other charitable golf events. Golf outings are usually dominated by the players who take their game seriously. At the AIM YP Goofy Golf Outing, the playing field will be leveled for those who just … Read more

Advertisng Crisis Intervention Team

For immediate release July21, 2016 Contact: Kathy Barnum CIT Coordinator 513-478-0457 Advocates and Law Enforcement Team Up To End Criminalization of Mental Illness LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. – Crisis Intervention Team of Dearborn and Ohio Counties will present its first Crisis Intervention Team training program next January and February, 2017. Crisis Intervention Team training strives to prepare … Read more

Economic Growth Region 9 containing 2nd Quarter 2016 data

Today we are releasing two quarterly reports for Economic Growth Region 9 containing 2nd Quarter 2016 data. Please find attached the Job Postings and Starting Wage report and also the Unemployment Insurance Claimant Profiles. Read full article (pdf)

Labor Market Review containing May 2016 data for Economic Growth Region 9.

Labor Market Review containing May 2016 data for Economic Growth Region 9. Read full article (pdf)

AIM YP Membership Letter

AIM/YP C/O Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce 320 Walnut Street Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 On behalf of the AIM/Young Professionals of Dearborn County, we want to thank you for your previous membership in the association.  AIM YP, is a non-profit organization that works to retain and attract young professionals to the Dearborn County area through engagement, … Read more

Launch for Lauren

Mon, 04/11/2016 – 17:47 Journalpress1 Tribute continues for second year April 22 along the Ohio River By: Joe Awad As long as Lauren Hill’s family continues to support the Launch for Lauren, the breathtaking balloon launch will continue, said organizer Sarah Powell Briceno, who asks folks from throughout the region and Tri-State to keep open … Read more

“2016 Corporate Citizen of the Year” award to Caring First Home Health LLC

“Caring First Home Health LLC began operations in October, 2007. Staffed by two Registered Nurses in the office, the Owner, Jacqueline Pelzel RN providing nursing services in the field, and a very gracious Physical Therapist named David Carter MPT, they began their quest for patients. After a year of self-funding operations, acquiring the needed ten … Read more

Caring First Home Health LLC Named to the Top 500 of the 2015 HomeCare Elite

Tom Pelzel Caring First Home Health LLC 812-576-2600 Caring First Home Health LLC Named to the Top 500 of the 2015 HomeCare Elite West Harrison, IN, March 15, 2016 — Caring First Home Health LLC today announced that it has been named to the Top 500 of the 2015 HomeCare Elite™, a recognition of … Read more

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