Stories tagged with: Zanesville Downtown Association

April 18, 2014 - 5:22pm
13 weeks 4 days ago

If you are interested in preserving the city you call home, there's an organization to help you do just that.

The Zanesville Downtown Association is currently calling for members. The mission of the group is to oversee the revitalization of downtown Zanesville.

" We are a government liaison, so we work with the city and the county and state folks to make improvements to our downtown businesses as well. We also do a lot of real estate, " said ZDA Manager, Dana Matz.

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March 14, 2013 - 10:19pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

The Zanesville Downtown Association is opening up membership to anyone who lives in the Zanesville-Muskingum County area. Memberships start at 30-dollars to 100-dollars. The association has a board that meets quarterly to discuss needed improvements, construction updates and safety issues.

"This year the money is being raised will be divided into two pots. one pot of money will be used for permanent and semi permanent improvements and the other pot will be used for marketing,...

February 15, 2012 - 6:39pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

The Zanesville Downtown Association manager has a new job description - and title.

Dana Matz was recently promoted to Member Services Director of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce. Matz said his new position comes with many new responsibilities, but he is fortunate, and ready for the challenge.

"Very, very happy to be able to do all of the things that have been asked from me. The hardest thing in this is learning the time management of juggling those things...

November 3, 2011 - 4:36pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

The Gus Macker basketball tournament may have been canceled, but the Zanesville Downtown Association is sponsoring another fundraiser to help recover some costs.

The ZDA is selling limited edition prints of the Muskingum County Courthouse by artist Mary Ann Bucci.  Manager Dana Matz said the print highlights the artistic talent of the Zanesville community.

"Mary Ann Bucci, a local artist, did the painting, and the statues that are depicted in the painting were done by...

September 21, 2011 - 5:14pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

The Gus Macker basketball tournament was canceled, but a new fundraiser is supporting the Zanesville Downtown Association.

Tickets for an upcoming raffle will be sold at the welcome center, the farmer's market and businesses in Zanesville.  Downtown Association manager Dana Matz said the prizes are worth bragging about.

"First prize is a 32" Sanyo LCDTV, second prize is five $30 gift certificates to downtown restaurants and third prize is three $25 gift...

July 28, 2011 - 5:13pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

About 200 artists and musicians are getting ready to showcase their talents in front of a big crowd.

The third annual Y-Bridge Arts Festival is a growing tradition in Muskingum County.  Zanesville Downtown Association Manager Dana Matz said the committee reached out to the Franklin and Athens counties to create a buzz.

"The importance of it is that Zanesville and Muskingum County have a great art history with our glass houses, our potteries and the various artists that...

March 31, 2011 - 9:19pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

The Gus Macker three on three basketball tournament in Zanesville has a new sponsor and a new location.

The Zanesville Downtown Association is transferring operations of the tournament over to the Zanesville Little Devils Football Program and the tournament will be held at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.

"We're excited to not have this leave Zanesville and be able to continue to promote athletics in the area," said Chad Grandstaff, Zanesville High School Football...

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