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Run For The Pumpkins 2020

Run For The Pumpkins 2020

Halloween 5K and Goblin Run Join us for a Halloween fundraiser for the AACC in downtown Archbold! Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020 Event Times: 9:00 a.m. – Check-In 10:00 a.m. – Adult 5K 11:00 a.m. – Goblin Run (Ages 5-8) 11:15 a.m. – Goblin Run (Ages 9-12) Costs: $30/Adult with shirt $20/Adult no shirt $10/Child with medal Register at: www.runsignup.com (No later than Oct. 21st!) Costumes Encouraged! Questions?Call the AACC office at 419-445-2222 Run For The Pumpkins 2020 Halloween 5K and Goblin…
Working Women's Event

Working Women's Event

Working Women’s Event – POSTPONED Guest Speaker – WenLeeMae Boutique: Style Yourself for Success” Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 and social distancing, we are postponing May’s Working Women’s event. We will work on rescheduling the event for a future date and will let everyone know when that happens. Date:Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: Knotty Vines Winery Cost: $25 Pre-Register, $35 At Door Please register by May 5, 2020. For addition information please contact Rhonda Leininger…
Golf Scramble 2020

Golf Scramble 2020

Golf Scramble 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 situation, we have postponed our golf outing from June 12 to July 17. Date: Friday, July 17, 2020 Time: 11:00 AM; Registration Time: 11:30 AM; Lunch Time: 12:00 PM; Driving Range Time: 1:00 PM; Shotgun Start Location: Eagle Rock Golf Club Cost: $320 for 4-Person Team Team Registration Includes: Green Fees, 2 Golf Carts, Lunch, Putting Contest Entry To download a PDF of the 2020 Golf Outing Registration, click HERE. Working Women’s…
Chamber Energy Program

Chamber Energy Program

Chamber Energy Program Member Benefit: Energy Education, Protection & Savings We work extremely hard to help our members save money and grow their businesses and the Chamber Energy Program is saving many members over 15%. You can rely on your Chamber to provide the most trusted services designed to protect you. Residential & Home-Based Business Utilize these services for your residence, home-based business, or employees’ homes: Low fixed prices for electricity & natural gas Favorable contract terms & conditions Contract…
Small Business & Non-Profit Relief

Small Business & Non-Profit Relief

Small Business & Non-Profit Relief We know you are facing challenging times in this current health crisis. The U.S. Small Business Administration is committed to help bring relief to small businesses and nonprofit organizations suffering because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the CARES Act, which provided additional assistance for small business owners and non-profits, including the opportunity to get up to a $10,000 Advance on an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).…
Archbold is Changing... Help us Plan!

Archbold is Changing... Help us Plan!

Archbold is Changing… Help us Plan! Complete a community survey at www.archbold.com. Plan Archbold Community Forum dates to be announced! Archbold is Changing… Help us… Archbold is Changing… Help us Plan!Complete a community survey at www.archbold.com.Plan Archbold Community Forum dates to be announced! Archbold is Changing… Help us…Enter the head tagline for your post here. Enter the body text for your…Read More Golf Scramble 2020 Golf Scramble 2020 Date: Friday, June 12, 2020 Time: 11:00 AM; Registration Time: 11:30 AM;…
Widows & Widowers Event: Building Bridges

Widows & Widowers Event: Building Bridges

Weeping Willow invites local Widows & Widowers to a special event on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, “Building Bridges”. If you (or someone you know) has lost a spouse, we would like to invite you (them) to our event the week of Valentines Day. The event includes: 4:30pm-5:30pm: Shopping at Weeping Willow Florist (optional)25% OFF Storewide for attendees 5:00pm-5:30pm: Appetizers at Pettisville Missionary ChurchPictures by AMBRIA 5:30pm-7:00pm: Dinner & Program provided by Weeping WillowLocated at Pettisville Missionary Church Additional shopping at…
2019 #GivingTuesdayNWO

2019 #GivingTuesdayNWO

#GivingTuesdayNWO 2019 Join us on Giving Tuesday to celebrate giving to our community! Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: Sauder Village, Founder’s Hall, 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502 Seats are limited. Registration will close when seating is full or on November 25. Join the #GivingTuesday movement by coming together with others in the community to maximize charitable giving! Everence.com/GivingTuesdayNWO 2019 Festival of Lights The 2019 Festival of Lights runs from Friday, November 29th through January…
2019 Festival of Lights

2019 Festival of Lights

The 2019 Festival of Lights runs from Friday, November 29th through January 1st. Friday, November 29  Pre-Parade Festivities 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Photos with Santa at the Archbold Fire Department Photos by PeaPod Photography Free popcorn and hot chocolate compliments of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights 6:30 p.m.: Parade begins Festival of Lights The 2019 Festival of Lights opens immediately following the conclusion of the Parade of Lights 2019 Holiday Art Market 2019 Holiday Art…
2019 Holiday Art Market

2019 Holiday Art Market

2019 Holiday Art Market Sponsored by the Black Swamp Arts Council Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: 22897 US 20A, Archbold (formerly the Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe) Cost: $1.00 Please plan to join us for our Holiday Art Market. This event will feature over 20 local artists and craftspeople with unique and affordable gift items in the beautiful Adriel Building (formerly the Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe). All sales go directly to the artists. Sauder…
Sauder Village Voted Best of Ohio

Sauder Village Voted Best of Ohio

Congratulations Sauder Village and Brush Creek Pottery! We are so proud of Sauder Village and Brush Creek Pottery for their recognition in the 2020 Readers’ Ballot Best of Ohio awards. History Museum/Living History Attraction: Sauder Village Ohio Maker/Artisan: Brush Creek Pottery Parade of Lights Deadline Extended Good news! You have more time to get your entries in. We are extending the deadline to signup for float entries for the Parade of Lights Parade!  The new deadline is Wednesday, November 27.…
Parade of Lights Deadline Extended

Parade of Lights Deadline Extended

Good news! You have more time to get your entries in. We are extending the deadline to signup for float entries for the Parade of Lights Parade!   The new deadline is Wednesday, November 27. 2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale Join us October 26 & 27, 2019 for the 2019 Woodcarver’s Show & SaleThe Sauder Village Woodcarver’s Show & Sale is a special weekend filled with unique artistry and family fun. Founder’s Hall will feature skilled…Read More 2019 Parade of…
Copper Penny Salon Ribbon Cutting

Copper Penny Salon Ribbon Cutting

Copper Penny Salon Ribbon Cutting: Friday, November 8. 362 Main Street, Pettisville, OH 43553. 419-445-9002 Please join us to welcome the Copper Penny Salon to our community! Sauder Village Voted Best of… Congratulations Sauder Village and Brush Creek Pottery!We are so proud of Sauder Village and Brush Creek Pottery for their recognition in the 2020 Readers’ Ballot Best of Ohio awards. History Museum/Living History Attraction: Sauder Village Ohio…Read More Parade of Lights Deadline Extended Good news! You have more time…
2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale

2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale

Join us October 26 & 27, 2019 for the 2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale The Sauder Village Woodcarver’s Show & Sale is a special weekend filled with unique artistry and family fun. Founder’s Hall will feature skilled carvers showcasing handcrafted wildlife, fish, birds, caricatures, bowls, plaques, ornaments, pens and so much more. Special guest artist Floyd Radigan will be demonstrating and teaching workshops. The show features vendor tables with carving supplies, woodcarving demonstrations and lively music by Wes Linenkugal. Awards…
2019 Parade of Lights

2019 Parade of Lights

We hope you will come enjoy the 2019 Archbold Parade of Lights! Come together and show your holiday spirit as a family, business or group to enter your float into the parade this year! Thousands view this parade through downtown…it’s a holiday tradition, and great way to show your holiday spirit and support our community! Date: November 29, 2019 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Downtown Archbold If you are interested in having an entry in this year’s parade, please download and…