Circle Festival & Light Parade

The Tallmadge Circle Festival and Light Parade is scheduled for Aug. 15 from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Thank you to our sponsors, who have been so generous in their support. If you still are interested in being a Silver Sponsor for $175, please contact the Chamber Office. We have some exciting events going on that night. Pony rides, face painting, games for the children and lots more. Also, the band Schoolgirl Crush from the Cleveland area will start at 7 p.m. on the main stage and our very own Doug Kaufman will be there from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to entertain us. Frank Chaff IV has written and is producing some fantastic skits (Snapshots of our Warriors) that will be performed in the Historic Church on Tallmadge Circle from 5:30 to 7 p.m. See additional information on our website at Also, join us for a 1 mile race around the Circle at 5:30 p.m. Register at

Business of the Month

Marielle Hoffman from Sirak Financial Services Inc., 4700 Dressler Road, N.W., Canton, is Chamber's Business of the Month. Hoffman helps individuals and businesses organize their finances and customize a solution to put them on a parallel path to protecting their current assets through long-term care and life and disability insurance, among others, while accumulating wealth. Call 330-493-3211 ext. 242 or email for your personal financial assistance.

Those who would like to participate in our Featured Business of the Month program are asked to attend the luncheons and drop their business card into the basket to be drawn for the Business of the Month. You will get your business name featured on our website, and a short blurb in the Chamber Chatter column in the Tallmadge Express, along with a mention in the Chamber's next newsletter. One business card a month will be drawn at the luncheon meetings.

Members Only

Members Deals E-Blast -- If you have any specials that you would like to share with others, please send them to, and we'll do our best to include them in the next Members Deals E-Blast. Please type "Member Deals" in the subject line so that Becky will be able to spot these right away.