November 20

October Chamber Review

Chamber of Commerce October month at a glance

Coffee Connections: Heartland Jewelry hosted Coffee Connects for October as they made a big announcement about their business. Dan and Jeri have announced they are planning to retire. They have been long time members and surly be missed in our community. Next Coffee Connection will be help on Nov 5th at Padgett Business Services to celebrate Monica Snider's 25 years with the business. 
Business After Hours: The Plainsman Museum hosted October's Business After Hours. They offered free tours of the Museum, food and drinks, and great conversation. November's Business After  Hours will be hosted by the Memorial Community Health's Thrift shop where we will also be holding a Ribbon Cutting for their new expansion. 
Connect the Dots: The Nebraska Extension office puts on an event each year for high school freshman to learn more about different career avenues. The Aurora Chamber of Commerce was asked to come talk about what we do and man the marketing booth at the event. 
25 Year Anniversary: Long time Chamber Member Edward Jones in Aurora celebrated their 25th Year Anniversary this month. Chamber Board Members and Ambassadors helped present Trevor and Shane Thorell a certificate for this milestone. 
Scare the Square: This year's Scare the Square event fell on Halloween.  Businesses lined the sidewalks of the Square to hand out candy to local children. 

New Members

Every month we will recognize our new members that join the chamber. To see a full list of all chamber members please visit

The Old Homestead
Hairy Situation's Dog Spa
Pleasant Hill Grain

Helpers of the month

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize the Chamber Members that help us do what we do for the community. We want to thank all of our members that helped with Scare the Square. 


Coffee Connections and Business After Hours

This is a new event to promote networking with the community members and businesses. If you are interested in signing up for a month please contact Justise Rhoden at (402) 694-6911 or at

Coffee Connections                            Business After Hours

Nov: Padgett Business Services        Nov: Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop
Dec: Available                                    Dec: Hamilton County Leadership                                                                                  Tomorrow Class
Jan: Available                                    Jan: Available   
Fed: Available                                    Feb: Hairy Situation's Dog Spa

Individual Member of the Month

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize an individual member of the Chamber each month. This month we want to recognize:

Bud Pence

If you are interested in being an individual member of the chamber please contact Justise Rhoden at  (402) 694-6911 or at

Meet the Chamber Board of Directors

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce will be featuring one of our many Chamber Board of Directors each month.  

Mitch Lyon

Mitchell Lyon is the owner of The Number Company. He attended High School in Aurora but just recently moved back just over 3 years ago. He says his favorite part of Hamilton County is a hike around Gjerloff Prairie. Mitchell joined the Aurora Chamber of Commerce as a board member because he believes the Chamber of Commerce provides a great way to be involved with what's going on in the community and promote all of the great small businesses in Hamilton County.

Board of Directors include: Pres. Damon  McDonald,VP. Sara Sutherland,Tres. Alan Anderson, Sect. Jeri Willis, Mayor Marlin Seeman, Lukas Griess, Jeremy Heeg, Mitchell Lyon, Julie Wasem, Kylie Rader, Marni Danhauer and Shelba Vasquez

What to look forward to next Month

Member of the Month

Check out this months Member of the Month: Megan Vetter Craft & Design on our Facebook Page.

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