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Support those who serve by  offering a discount to Veterans year-round through the Lake County VetsNet program! Gain publicity while showing gratitude for our Veterans!

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In an effort to show recognition and gratitude for the service given by the men and women of our armed forces, past and present, all four of the Lake County Chambers are launching a Lake County wide program to provide a special benefit to our veterans with the support of our Chamber members. The Lake County Chambers still need more Chamber members to commit to offering a discount to our Veterans! The Lake County VetsNet program will highlight businesses willing to provide a 10% or comparable discount for goods and services they offer to Veterans that hold a County issued ID card and those that are members of the VFW, American Legion, AmVets and active or reserve armed forces. Each business will receive a decal to display on their door and ample publicity.

 

Partnering with the Lake County Chambers in the VetsNet effort is the office of Lake County Recorder, Ann Radcliffe.  Radcliffe’s office, located in the Lake County Administration Building, began providing new ID cards to Lake County veterans in January 2014.  As a component of this new partnership, the Recorder’s office will promote the listing of Lake County VetsNet participating Chamber members to those obtaining ID cards. Our Chamber’s participating members (and their offers) will be listed here.

 

If you are interested in supporting our veterans, please  complete this form and e-mail ( ktercek@wwlcchamber.com ) or mail back to the Willoughby Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce by Friday, November 14th.

 

Thank you for your support of our veterans!

 

Join the Willoughby Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce in supporting Small Business Saturday on November 29th!   Small Business Saturday is a whole day dedicated to supporting small business nationwide and right here in Lake County. This event inspires people to shop for clothes, gifts, home goods, and more, as well as dining at local restaurants.

Small Business Saturday

Small Business owners can take advantage of several free resources to join the #ShopSmall movement and participate in Small Business Saturday: 

  • Sign up by November 14th to receive a free merchandise kit, including Shop Small tote bags, stickers, a welcome mat, and more
  • Apply for free online ads, create free personable marketing materials, and appear on the Shop Small map here.
  • Print two free 11 x 17 Small Business Saturday posters at any participating FedEx office location through this  FedEx partnership
  • Check out the Shop Small Facebook page for some inspiration!

Our Member Directory   can guide you to some great local businesses where you can #ShopSmall on November 29th!

Did you miss your chance to sign up for free Shop Small merchandise? Our Chamber is a Neighborhood Champion of Small Business Saturday: stop by our office to grab free Shop Small goodies to gift to your customers, promotional materials, and let us know how you’ll be making Small Business Saturday special! (first come, first served; small businesses only)