Chamber luncheon update

We will not be having a Chamber luncheon this month, but plan to begin holding them Aug. 19th at Trotters. Watch the August Newsletter for details.

28th Annual Golf Shootout & Cookout, Aug. 1st

The 28th Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Shootout and Cookout will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1st at the Whitetail Ridge Golf Course, which is located at 14005 Thorn Township Road 21, Thornville. Mailings with all the details have been sent to all Chamber members soliciting both team participation and possible sponsorships. This is open to any and all golfers.

Call the Chamber Office at 740-342-3547 right away with questions, sponsorship and/or team entries.

Newest Chamber Member

We would like to welcome our newest Chamber member:

Snider Sales & Service, Somerset

Your help increasing the Chamber’s membership is always appreciated.

Chamber Scholarship Winners

The Board has selected four students to receive a $500 scholarship. This year’s recipients are Kirstyn Crane, Miller; Natalie Dunn, New Lexington; Luken Hill, Sheridan; and Tyler Rambo, Crooksville.

Congratulations to these students.

Member of the Month/New Business Spotlight

We have continued these two new recognition spotlights in spite of COVID-19. To date, our Member of the Month spotlights have been New Lexington Hardware; Kessler’s Auto Care, Somerset; and Hannah Brothers Furniture, Shawnee. New Business Spotlights have been Auto Obsession, New Lexington; Little Italy, New Straitsville; Thornville Hardware and Supply and Horvath’s Harbor, Thornport.

Contact the Chamber Office if you would like to nominate a business for this special recognition.

Membership Decals and Discount Info

These items have been either mailed or hand delivered. Please share cards and listing with your employees and display your decal. If you need additional cards or decals, please contact the office.

2020 Mt. Perry Scenic Railroad (Zanesville & Western) Schedule

The Mt. Perry Train will begin operating Saturdays and Sundays beginning Aug. 1st, 12-4 p.m. Adults are $8, youth six-15 years old are $5, five and under are free. Check out their website at http://zwsr.org/ for more information.

Hooked on Fishing…Not On Drugs

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office held this special Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 18th at the Perry County Gun Club, located at 4957 Township Road 149, New Lexington. Age categories are five and under, six to nine, 10-13 and 14-17. Registrations began at 7:30 a.m. There was no cost to enter. Lunch was provided at no cost. T-Shirts for all entries, prizes awarded for largest fish and more.

Written and submitted by John Ulmer, Executive Director of Perry County Chamber of Commerce

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