The Aurora Chamber's next networking luncheon will be March 12 at 11:30 a.m. at Doogan's.

Chamber members who bring a business partner who would benefit from joining the Chamber will get a free lunch, as will the guest. The Chamber also will provide a card good for a free lunch at a future networking luncheon to businesses who join that day and the Chamber member who brings them.

The speaker will be Deborah Easton of Kent State University's Center for Professional Development, who will talk about "Generations in the Workforce. The luncheon is sponsored by Doogan's and Harman Home Design.

Advanced registration is required at 330-562-3355. Members who don't bring a membership prospect must pay $20. Registration deadline is March 10 at 3 p.m.


The Aurora Botanicals garden club will meet March 12 at 5 p.m. at Kollman's Greenhouse, 8913 Ravenna Road in Twinsburg to explore the automation and bulb production in a commercial greenhouse.

A behind the scenes tour of the facility and exploring the life cycle of growing annuals and bulbs for wholesale and retail sale will be offered. Participants should be prepared to walk on a gravel surface and in between multiple greenhouses.

Dinner will follow at an area restaurant. Donations toward group operations and speakers's fees are welcome. All in the community are invited. For details, contact Shannon at 330-348-0309 or or Terry at 330-562-8552 or