Mathews Insurance Business of the week!

Alysia Brady

Mathews Insurance Business of the week!

Our very first Business of the Week is the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce! What does a Chamber of Commerce do, you ask? “The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization that promotes, advocates, and provides investment value for its membership in a positive business climate in SE OH.  The chamber works with its member partners to sustain progress through the growth of business, industry, and our institutions of higher learning.  The Chamber works to keep money in Athens County through a variety of marketing initiatives…”

To name a few of the Chamber’s hard working staff, there is Wendy W. Jakmas, President; Dawn Worley-Sims, Office Project manager; Allison Scardina, Graphic Designer and Brandie Hawk, Ohio University Intern.

Keep an eye out for the Chamber’s Keep It Local program! They have sold over 800 “LOVE Athens Keep It Local” t-shirts so far! Also, soon to roll out the first Friday in October will be ‘Shop, dine or conduct business at a participating Chamber member spending $20 or more on that first Friday of the month and the patron will be eligible for a prize drawing! For more information about this program, Contact Dawn Worley-Sims at 740-594-2251.

For more information about becoming a member, you should contact Dawn Worley-Sims at 740-594-2251, email her at or pull the member application from the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce’s website (Psst! Dues are ½ price through December 31, 2014!)

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