Final bids are being tallied on items auctioned off as part of this year's festival of trees.
The annual Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce fundraiser ended at six o'clock Friday evening. WHIZ's AM 12-40 is broadcasting the event live from the Welcome Center in downtown Zanesville. Money raised from the auctioned-off holiday decorations and incentives will be used to support local small business development.
The deadline for this year's Buyer's Guide is quickly approaching for Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce business members.
Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce's Dana Matz is encouraging members to send in their updated business information by Friday the 18th. The Buyer's Guide provides Zanesville and Muskingum County residents the information they need for all sorts of businesses, tourist attractions, and even the most simple requests.
The holiday season is alive and well at the Welcome Center as they prepare for Friday's Festival of Trees.
There's a pink tree, wine tree and wreaths of all kinds. Many stopped by Thursday to wander through the holiday displays getting a peak of what's up for auction. One organizer said an extended deadline led to more entries.
"We've been doing this a long time and I think people took their time getting the information," said Dana Matz. "This year we have 208...
Twitter, Facebook, Linked-in, and the list goes on. To some, it may seem like a foreign language, but social media sites can greatly benefit a business.
Representatives from the 'Council of Smaller Enterprises' and 'Social Media LEAPS' met with members of the Chamber of Commerce to get them thinking about using tools like social media sites to enhance their businesses.
"There are things that can be very beneficial to small-business-owners in using social media. It creates...
A local organization is taking a stance on the controversial health care reform bill.
President of the the Zanesville-Muskingum Chamber of Commerce Tom Poorman said while health care is a partisan issue in Washington, D.C., it's purely an economic issue in Zanesville and Muskingum County.
"As a chamber of commerce, we don't really care about the politics of it, we know that exists, but that's not our concern," said Poorman. "Our concern is what the impact...