ELA Wraps Up 2019 Chamber Leadership Academy with WHACC Members

Members and businesses from the Warrensville Heights Area Chamber of Commerce offered their experiences and perspectives to students enrolled in the Chamber Leadership Academy program developed by the Effective Leadership Academy.  The week’s events from June 3rd through the 7th where hosted at member businesses ABB, South Pointe Hospital, Warrensville Heights Family YMCA, Cuyahoga Community College, […]

[VIDEO] Homegrown in Ohio: The Local Food Movement

On June 5th, 2019 we presented Homegrown in Ohio: The Local Food Movement. Learn from local growers, chefs and food suppliers about this well received yet sometimes controversial industry movement. Our panel of experts on discussed the different health benefits, local economic impact, and growing popularity of farm-to-table tasty, fresh and nutritious food grown and […]

Warrensville Reaching New Heights Podcast – Episode 33 – Charles Izzo, President, Infinity Construction Co., Inc.

Listen as Mr. Izzo discusses some of his company’s high profile and impactful projects within Warrensville Heights and well beyond its borders. He touches on Infinity’s current involvement with the construction of the new elementary school here, and he shares details surrounding the the company’s development of the YMCA and library properties. For more podcasts […]

Considerations for a Closely-Held Corporation in Ohio

Considerations for a Closely-Held Corporation in Ohio The majority of successful family businesses in the United States are closely-held corporations: private (not publicly traded) companies with a limited number of shareholders holding the controlling share of corporate stock. Limited liability companies (or “LLCs”) also constitute a significant number of closely-held family businesses; however, this article […]

Legislative Updates: News from the State House -June 2019

GAMING/GAMBLING Casinos and racinos offering sports betting under HB194 (Greenspan-Kelly) would be required to pay an application fee of $100,000, as well as an annual renewal fee of $100,000 or 1 percent of the sportsbook’s “handle” over the previous one-year period, whichever is less. During sponsor testimony before the House Finance Committee on Thursday, Rep. […]

Warrensville Reaching New Heights Podcast – Episode 31 – Senior Vice President & General Manager, JACK Thistledown Racino

Listen as Mr. Lokke shares the inside story on Thistledown operations. Did you know that on the property, there are 1,050 stables and dorms for some employees? He dispels some myths surrounding the video lottery terminals and he describes the excitement surrounding opening day which is Monday, April 29. In 2016, Mr. Lokke oversaw the […]

WHACC Has A New Look!

WHACC Has a New Look! New Logo Reveal at 2019 Annual Meeting The Warrensville Heights Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that we have enhanced our brand with the introduction of a new logo design! With the tagline WHACC Connects, this logo was presented to the attendees of our Annual Meeting on May […]