BBA Membership Dues
Regardless of your initial membership date (unless your membership is grandfathered from late in the year), annual Bath Business Association dues must be paid by Dec. 31 for the following year. The annual dues are $40 with checks payable to Bath Business Association. After the Dec. 31 date, the dues will increase by $5 per month. If dues remain unpaid by Feb. 28, members will be removed from email lists and the website.
Advantages of Bath Business Association membership include:
12 monthly membership meetings
5”x7” reusable color BBA Logo membership decal for your office or auto
Your business name and contact information on the BBA website, including a link to your email and website
Your business name listed in BBA-sponsored advertisements
Opportunity to include promotional materials for your business in BBA Welcome Bags, distributed monthly to new Bath residents
Opportunity to give a short presentation on your business at meetings
Sponsorship or participation in the annual BBA Wye Road Bridge Lighting
Invitation to BBA-sponsored social events
Feb. 5, 2020 – Thanks to community participation in the annual Bath Community Garage Sale, the Bath Business Association will once again offer a scholarship to a graduating high school senior living in Bath and planning to pursue a business-related major at an accredited college, university or technical school.
“The mission statement of the BBA is to promote and encourage business in Bath,” said Don Corbett, chair of the BBA’s Scholarship Committee. “One of the best ways we can do this with the next generation of entrepreneurs is to provide a scholarship to help them achieve their business education.”
The scholarship amount this year will be $2,000, said Corbett.
“The Bath community’s participation in the annual garage sale helps to generate the proceeds that fund the scholarship amount,” said Corbett. “This year will be the seventh year the Bath Business Association has been able to provide scholarship money to a graduating high school senior from Bath. In those seven years, the BBA has given away $8,000 in scholarship funds to very deserving and impressive young people from the Bath community.”
In addition to living in Bath and planning to study in a business-related field, applicants should have at least a 2.5 GPA. Extracurricular activities, community involvement, work experience, and financial need will also factor into the selection process.
The scholarship application is available from counselors in the Guidance Offices at area schools, including Archbishop Hoban, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, Our Lady of the Elms, Revere, St. Vincent-St. Mary, and Walsh Jesuit The application is available here or at The Bake Shop in Ghent, 800 Wye Road, during regular business hours.
The application deadline is April 15, and the scholarship recipient will be notified no later than mid-May. For more information, call 330-807-0725.