January 1st is just around the corner, and no I am not saying this just because I am excited for the New Year. Did you know that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) came to a decision to increase the salary threshold, for salaried exempt employees from $23,660 to $35,568 annually, effective January 1, 2020? If not, I will fill you in on all the key details.
The Chamber, which will become Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance in 2020, is currently looking for Business After Hours locations for 2020! Hosting a Business After Hours event is a time for your business to shine!
We made a promise to come alongside you with a supportive network of like-minded business leaders to ensure you are supported and encouraged to focus on what really matters to you - your business. During our Membership 101 program, you are invited to learn more about a Greater Greenwood Chamber membership. We present an overview of business advocacy, member services, and annual events that create networking and other business opportunities for you as a member.
Haven't joined our Chamber? You're invited to attend to learn more about why you should join and what benefits a membership would mean to you!
Greenhouse Business Competition: Congratulations Kringle Krate
The Greater Greenwood Chamber, through its entrepreneur initiative, Greenhouse, hosted its Fall business competition Sept. 26. The program was open to all community entrepreneurs and spectators. Teams competed by solving a real business case study and pitching their solutions to a panel of judges.
JCPL Presents Explore Summer School Competition Trophy
This summer Johnson County Public Library partnered with schools in our library district to combat summer learning loss. JCPL hosted a friendly competition between schools to see how many students could complete our Explore Summer Program. The numbers are in!
Member Expert Article: Overcoming Senior Seasonal Depression
By: Tom Krughoff, owner of Seniors Helping Seniors® In-Home Care
Even though daytime temperatures have been hovering in the 80’s and 90’s during the first week of fall in Central Indiana, we all know that cooler temperatures and shorter days are just around the corner. About six million American seniors are affected by depression. For many, depression occurs or increases during the winter months.