Shari Vedder, Maggiano’s

What do you love best about what you do? Creating special events for folks – there’s huge gratification in making memorable events for people. Usually once in a lifetime events. I love working with the variety of guests that come in, from business to social. What do you like best about being a member of...

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The RNC – What’s in it for your business?

Article by Christel Best, City of Richmond Heights,  HRCC Civic Involvement/Economic Development Committee Chair With the start of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland only 3 months away, the RNC Host Committee held its first briefing before the City of Cleveland Safety Committee on April 6. RNC Safety During the briefing, City of Cleveland Police...

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HRCC Wins 3rd Connectors Choice Award

We’ve done it again! Yes! HRCC was recognized at the 2016 Connectors Choice Awards as Best Networking Organization all around! What a huge testament to all of YOU, our members, who inspire us every day to pursue our mission with gusto. We’re honored to be appreciated for the breadth and depth of relationships we help create....

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Member Milestones

HRCC is proud to recognize our long-standing members.    Members for over 30 years: City of Cleveland Heights City of Shaker Heights City of South Euclid City of University Heights FirstEnergy KeyBank  Members for over 25 years: City of Lyndhurst Heights Libraries Members for over 20 years: City of Richmond Heights Cleveland Heights – University...

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Ken Kovach, HRCC’s 2015 “Bright Star”

Each year, HRCC, along with scores of chambers who belong to NOACC (Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce), recognizes an outstanding member who has gone “above and beyond” for their organizations. On October 29th, HRCC will recognize Ken Kovach, The Kenneth J. Kovach Company, at NOACC’s Annual Bright Star event, for decades of service...

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David Keller, Keller National

                What do you love best about what you do? Different every day, get to meet new people, learn new businesses, love the mobility  — not stuck at a desk!  I can’t sit still! What do you like best about being a member of HRCC? Meeting the...

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Lenny Carlsen, TPI Efficiency Consulting

What do you love best about what you do? I love working with locally-grown businesses to help them be more efficient. When our clients can lower their energy usage and save a ton of money, they can focus more on growing their business. And as my clients grow, my company grows. I’m a huge...

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Ashley Gay, Covelli Enterprises / Panera Bread

What do you love best about what you do? Getting to meet so many phenomenal people and becoming involved in projects bigger than myself. Acting as liaison between 48 stores and the local communities helps me see partnership opportunities and share the wealth – to spread the good work that chambers and other organizations...

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Nathan Wright, Mar-Lou Shoes

What do you love best about what you do? I love the figuring out my customers’ needs, and giving them such great choices. We’re an old fashioned business. We take the time to bring quality to the customer. Why are you involved with HRCC? I love having the opportunity to make a difference in...

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Exhibitor Registration Open for 2015 Business Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Angie Pohlman, Exec. Dir., 216-397-7322 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION OPEN FOR HRCC’s 2015 BUSINESS EXPO 21st annual event continues to innovate exciting business growth opportunity SOUTH EUCLID, OHIO – Feb. 9, 2015 – Exhibitor registration is open for the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce (HRCC) 2015 Business Expo, to be held Thu.,...

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