WIN $50 – Get Started Now!

Get Started Now! Why a #WHACCconnects contest? A Chamber of Commerce is meant to bring businesses together, and WHACC wants you to stay connected. Using the hashtag #WHACCconnects will help you and the WHACC build business connections on social media. We want to spread the word and support the businesses within our Chamber. The more […]

OSHA Revised Guidelines for Reporting COVID-19 Cases

On May 19, 2020 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a memo for regional administrators and state plan designees outlining the revised enforcement guidance for reporting cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The revised guidelines went into affect on May 26, 2020. To view and download the full release, get the PDF here. For more […]

Congratulations 2020 Award Winners!

Congratulations to our 2020 Recognition Awards Recipients! Thank you to everyone who attended our Virtual Annual Meeting. Amazing Business Award Recipients: • Highland Springs Hospital • Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital • Heinen’s Grocery Store (and their Incredible Employees!) Incredible Employee Award Recipients: • Keith Fredrickson from W.F. Hann & Sons • Charlie Marhevka from Buffalo Wild Wings • Alan Ring from Contempo Design + Communications […]

Partnership Pros and Cons

Starting a business with a partner affords many benefits. In a perfect world, that means sharing the expenses, ideas, workload, responsibilities, and profits. In the real world, it can mean personal liability for the partnership’s activity, emotional ups and downs, personality conflicts, and differing ideas. What Is a Partnership? There are three standard types of […]

Sales Tip #478 Territory and Time Management Strategies, Part 1

Territory and Time Management Strategies, Part 1 Territory/Business Management Know where your business is and is not Develop a written plan to sustain current business Follow your plan Develop a written plan on new business development Follow your plan Strive for completion rather than perfection Whittle while you work (Multi-tasking) Develop your own personal formula […]

Warrensville Heights Family YMCA Continue to Engage Members

The following information was curated from a newsletter sent to us by the Warrensville Heights Family YMCA Executive Director Michael A. Carter and originally published by the YMCA of Greater Cleveland.  The YMCA community, including WHACC member Warrensville Heights Family YMCA, has made an impact over the last several weeks continuing to engage their members in […]

Governor’s Office Announces Employee Face Covering Expectations

The following information was originally published in a press release by the Ohio Governor’s Office on April 29th: EMPLOYEE FACE COVERING EXCEPTIONS: Lt. Governor Husted today reemphasized that face coverings are required for employers and employees while on the job. Exceptions for employers and employees include when: An employee in a particular position is prohibited by […]

Valuing Your Business

At a certain point, every businessperson needs to know what their company is worth. Whether you are considering purchasing an existing business, selling your business, looking to attract investors, or thinking about going public, here is a look at how to approach valuing your business. Reasons for Valuing The two most common reasons: selling your […]

BWC Policy and Process Changes

The following BWC update was provided to us by NOACC and written by Peter Young, Senior Consultant at Paramount Preferred Solutions. The BWC continues to make policy and process changes due to the COVID-19 emergency.  There are several timely and important topics to review closely at this time: BWC is currently delivering Estimated Annual Premium letters […]