Darke County's Premier Source for Business and Community Development
Area businesses joining the Darke County Chamber of Commerce enjoy many benefits. For more information on any of the member benefit listed below, please call 548-2102 or visit the office at 209 East Fourth Street in Greenville.
CareWorksComp is Ohio's leading workers’ compensation Third Party Administrator delivering comprehensive analysis to help maximize customer's potential BWC savings. CareWorksComp helps employers determine the best available rating or discount program for their needs. CareWorksComp analyzes each employer's unique claim and premium history to find the highest level of savings in all available workers' compensation programs. CareWorksComp is proud to serve as a Darke County Chamber workers’ compensation partner. For a no-cost, no-obligation analysis of your potential savings, complete the online Temporary Authorization to Review Information Form.
Each year Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in BWC’s Group-Experience-Rating Program or Group-Retrospective-Rating Program. While these programs are not required, they do provide you with an opportunity to significantly reduce your workers’ compensation premiums, while increasing your awareness of safety and risk-management strategies. View the Safety Accountability Letter.
Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance
The Darke County Chamber’s membership in the Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance gives members access to member benefits and value-added programs normally not available to individual chambers of commerce. The alliance combines bargaining strength of chambers located in southwest Ohio to provide health insurance, eye and dental care, prescription savings, and other discount pools. The Alliance gives chambers of commerce and their members buying power that might not be able to be independently achieved.
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield offers small employers health plan options with a 1.4% discount to chamber members including industry-leading HSAs, HRAs, and HIAs to traditional PPOs and HMOs who do not currently have Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield offers an extensive selection of providers and lower in-network costs. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shields also offers chamber members discounts on a variety of ancillary products such as dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability, and life products.
Superior Dental Care
Superior Dental Care's priority is providing patient quality, and quality includes options. With over 6,000 provider locations in the network, a program member is guaranteed one of the broadest selections of dentists and specialists in the industry. The goal is to provide the highest quality service, while still preserving the traditional dentist-patient relationship. SDC offers specially rated plans for groups with 50 or less eligible employees as well as sole proprietors. SDC offers SMILERIDER, a supplemental cosmetic rider, which is included in all plans at no additional cost. The cosmetic rider provides a 15% discount for elective cosmetic services including teeth whitening, veneers, bonding, and porcelain facings. SDC also offers plan members EyeMed Vision Discount Care plan providing reduced fees for exams, frames, lenses, and contact lenses.
EyeMed Vision Care
EyeMed Vision Care provides reduced fees for exams, frames, lenses, and contact lenses at participating providers. EyeMed Vision Care also provides a 15% savings off the retail cost of LASIK and PRK procedures. Discounts are provided at the time of service and the frequency is unlimited. EyeMed Vision Care is available at no charge only to plan members of Superior Dental Care. Locate a participating provider and learn more about EyeMed Vision Care at eyemedvisioncare.com.
Rx Cut Savings Card
Rx Cut Savings Card is available to chamber member employees and families. Receive discounts of up to 87% off retail costs on prescriptions at most major drug chains, supermarkets, box stores, and independently owned pharmacies. The prescription savings card is free with no enrollment, activation or expiration date. The card can be used as your primary plan and/or it can be used on prescriptions not covered by your insurance plan. The card is pre-activated and can be used immediately at the time of prescription purchase. Rx Cut is also a savings card to save up to 87% on the cost of pet prescriptions with a human equivalent at over 54,000 participating pharmacies.
Trak-1 employment background screening provides security by enabling businesses to establish an accredited and compliant way to screen potential or current employees, verify education and employment history, increase workplace safety and minimize loss, assess credit history to avoid financial improprieties, check driving records and access criminal records, and conduct other types of screening including residential and volunteer. Trak-1 offers a business easy to read PDF reports, fast turn-around times, adverse action letters, live customer support, web-based system available 24/7, and no monthly minimums or monthly support fees. A Chamber member will receive at least a 12% discount.
Bannockburn Global Forex, LLC
Bannockburn Global Forex, LLC offers Chamber members discounted pricing on foreign exchange services. Bannockburn provides overseas currency payments, converts foreign receivables into US dollars, and identifies current available exchange rates. Benefits include streamlined on-boarding requiring no change to your current bank account structure, material cost savings from preferred pricing which is available only to Chamber members, secure transactions cleared through multi-national counterparties, client-facing trading portal with live pricing in all time zones, and no transaction fees.
Shred-it Document Destruction
Shred-it Document Destruction has a secure document destruction process and will design a program suited to meet on-going needs. Secure, locked containers are installed throughout a location for disposal of sensitive materials. Locations are serviced on a regular schedule and provided with an official Certificate of Destruction. All shredded paper is 100% recycled. Special pricing for Chamber members up to 35% off.
Chamber Gift Certificate Program
Chamber Gift Certificate Program keeps shopping dollars in Darke County, and specifically within the businesses of participating Chamber members. Gift certificates are sold in $5, $10 and $25 denominations. Participating member businesses are not charged a redemption fee and receive full face value upon returning redeemed certificates to the Chamber office. $859,553 remained with Chamber members during the past nine years with participation in the Gift Certificate program.
Darke County Chamber Website
The Darke County Chamber of Commerce provides online presence for its members through the Chamber's website at darkecountyohio.com. Housed on the web pages is information about the Chamber, its services including Chamber member benefits, Chamber events and programs, the Darke County Safety Council, and our on-line membership directory. Also provided are tourism opportunities and regional facts and figures. Members with their own websites may be linked to the Chamber’s website upon request through their directory listing.
Business Referral System
The Chamber’s Business Referral System refers Chamber members every day. The Chamber office receives over 12,000 phone calls and visitors each year requesting information regarding the goods and services available in the area. It is Chamber policy to refer Chamber members only.
Business Directory and Resource Guide
The Chamber’s Business Directory and Resource Guide is given free to members and the general public. As a Chamber member, your business appears in a listing arranged alphabetically and by category. The business directory is also available on-line at darkecountyohio.com. Chamber members purchasing an ad with a website are given a free link from the directory.
As a member you are entitled to copies of all Chamber publications: Business Directory and Resource Guide, Darke County/City map, Chamber Newsletter, and much more. A regional Wage, Salary and Benefit Survey is available to Chamber members at a nominal fee. Chamber member mailing labels are provided to members at a discount. Members may also insert promotional materials into the Chamber’s newsletter at a substantial savings.
Invitations to All Chamber Activities and Events
Invitations to all Chamber activities and events allow members to pick those activities that meet their needs. These programs include quality business seminars, ribbon cuttings / open houses, annual meeting, member focus groups, legislative luncheons, business luncheons, committee-sponsored programs, and much more. Attendance at these functions provide a networking opportunity to meet the decision makers of member businesses.
IGS Energy offers better control of energy costs with product options and personalized service to fit a businesses' needs. IGS Energy has more than 25 years of experience serving commercial and industrial customers by creating an energy program that's right for a business today and into the future. IGS Energy offers businesses customized rates on electricity and a competitive residential fixed electric rate for employees through the Chamber member benefit program.
Constant Contact provides effective marketing tools from email marketing to event management to social sharing and more. Benefits include custom branded email templates, professional support and advice from coaches and marketing experts, and access to certified speakers for small business marketing events. Product discounts for Chamber members up to 25% off. To apply and begin saving with Constant Contact visit constantcontact.com/partners/chamber/apply or call 855-854-8609.