Business Expo Friday, Saturday


EATON —The annual Preble County Business Expo begins Friday, April 8 and continues Saturday, April 9 in the Expo Building on the Preble County Fairgrounds in Eaton.

“The Preble County Business Expo is a great opportunity for local businesses to showcase their products and services to the region,” Preble County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Matt Owen said. “With nearly 90 vendors, this is also a great opportunity for businesses to network with each other.”

The event includes a wide variety of businesses, nonprofits, service groups and local organizations participating. Vendors include lawn, garden and landscaping companies, insurance and banking institutions, home repair and improvement businesses, healthcare, animals, RVs, auto and motorcycles, technology and marketing companies and much, much more, according to Owen.

“There will be local food and prizes and some great raffle items,” Owen added.

“This is a great event for the entire family so come out and join us — admission is only a dollar,” he said.

The Expo runs from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday.

The Preble County Business Expo is held each year at the Business Expo Center located on the Preble County Fairgrounds in Eaton. This two-day event averages over 90 vendors and attracts over 1,000 attendees each year.

The 2016 Expo is supported by grand sponsors: Preble County Agriculture Society, Preble County Safety Council, Preble County Development Partnership and Wallace Heating and Air. Other sponsors include Atrium Medical Center, Lawn Plus, Eagle Fence Construction, Preble County Medical Center, Boone’s Power Equipment, Brubaker Grain & Chemical, LCNB National Bank, Business Design Guys, Koenig Equipment, the Preble County Sheriff’s Office, and Chamber Event Sponsor Reid Health.

Some of the vendors attending include: ARC Machining and Manufacturing, Inc.; Avon Products, Inc./Cheryl’s Country Kitchen; Bath Fitters; Birthright of Eaton; Café 40; Camden Village Pharmacy; Champaign Residential Services, Inc.; Country Mile Realtors; Don’t Bug Me Bug Show; Fitzwater Tree & Lawn Care; Foster’s Home Improvement; Friends of Preble County 4-H, Inc.; JP Frizzell Construction, LLC; GMT Roofing; Hapner Lawn & Landscape; Heartland of Eaton.

Also: Heindl Engineering, LLC; HIT Foundation; Hometown Comfort; LeafFilter North, Inc.; Miami Valley Career Technology Center; My Gorilla Garage; Opti-Vise, IT; Preble Co. Chiropractic/Nutrition & Sports Injury Center; Preble County Council on Aging; Preble County District Library; Preble County Habitat for Humanity; Preble County Historical Society; Preble County Park District; Quaker Trace Tractor, Inc.; Roselius Insurance Agency.

Also: Scentsy; Schreyer Thomas, LLP; Shaklee by Harvest Team; Simon Insurance Agency; Sinclair Community College – Preble County; Stockslagers Garden Center; Summit Chiropractic; Sun Powered Solutions; The Greenbriar Senior Living; The Gutter Shutter Co.; The Register-Herald; Touch of Heaven; Twin Valley Bank; U S Bank; Village of Lewisburg; Waymire Utility Barns and Weaver Electric of Ohio.

By Leslie Collins

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What: 2016 Preble County Business Expo

Where: PC Fairgrounds, Eaton

When: Friday, April 8, 3-8 p.m. and Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $1

Reach Leslie Collins at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @lcollins_RH.

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