Roundtable of women to discuss issues, share ideas

The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Professional Women’s Roundtable with the next meeting scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at DaVinci’s, at 215 Highland Ave., Williamstown.

Topic for this month is, “What Your Thumb Says About You,” with featured speaker Ellen Bone, The Intuitive Edge. The Professional Women’s Roundtable (PoWeR) is an opportunity for area professional and business women to meet and discuss issues and share ideas.

The cost of each meeting is $10 for members and $15 for the general public, and includes lunch. Reservations are required. Note: if you RSVP and do not show you will still be charged due to the cost and amount of food ordered. RSVP by visiting our events calendar on our website, calling (740) 373-5176 or by E-mailing

Merle Norman and More host of next Business After Hours

The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce will conducts its monthly Business After Hours from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23., hosted by Merle Norman and More, 6 Tiber Way, Marietta.

Business After Hours is an informal gathering hosted by a different Chamber member each month. This is an opportunity for networking, meeting new contacts, and relaxing. Appetizers and drinks will be served, along with door prizes, and a drawing for $500 Marietta Bucks (must be present to win).

The cost is $5 for chamber members and $10 for the general public and members that want to be invoiced. For more information or to RSVP, visit the website to register, call the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce office at (740) 373-5176, or email the chamber at