Stories tagged with: Zanesville Muskingum Chamber of Commerce

March 28, 2014 - 5:36pm
15 weeks 17 min ago

Dillon State Park will host one of the largest rowing championships in Muskingum County history again this year.

The Midwest Scholastic Rowing Championship is set to take place next month. The regatta will host nearly 50 high school teams from more than 7 different states. Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber Vice President, Kelly Ashby says the event will increase business in our area.

"Huge impact on Muskingum County. ODNR estimates that it is about a 1 million dollar...

March 21, 2014 - 4:39pm
16 weeks 22 min ago

Palm trees, umbrellas and Hawaiian lays filled the room as more than four hundred individuals participated in the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce's Spring Break Meeting.

The morning breakfast at the Hallowed Hills is a chance for business minded people to get refreshed and motivated after a long winter. Friday guests had the chance to listen to life coach, Bruce Boguski speak about the importance of a positive attitude.

"We talked about being positive in...

October 28, 2013 - 5:00pm
36 weeks 4 days ago

Muskingum County officials have rolled out a new video that they hope increases business and tourism. It highlights the positive attributes of our area.

Members of the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, the Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority and the Conventions and Visitor's Bureau created the video that has received more than 6,900 views and even more responses since it's unveiling last Friday.

"Most of it has been very positive," said Muskingum...

August 23, 2013 - 6:27pm
45 weeks 6 days ago

Once a year the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce and the Junior Chamber, or the Jaycee's, partner up to raise money for local projects through a friendly but competitive round of golf.

The annual golf outing at Jaycee's Public Golf Course attracts large and small businesses alike for the 18 hole tournament.

"We have a great turn out today,'' said Chamber of Commerce President, Tom Poorman. “We have 32 teams, so we really have a lot of people, a lot of...

February 18, 2013 - 7:05pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting it's Annual Membership Meeting on March 22nd. The meeting willl be held at Hallowed Hills with a "Spring Break" theme. The Chamber is anticipating more than 300 people in attendance.

"We offer a full breakfast for those folks. It's a fun Spring Break themed event so we play loud music, let the people get going in the morning, give out awards, tell them what we did lasy year and recognize the...

February 12, 2013 - 7:48pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The official visitors guide for Zanesville and Muskingum County is hot off the press

Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce creates the annual guide with information promoting travel to our city and county. 100,000 copies have been distributed to hotels, travel centers, and other attractions across the state of Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Michigan.

Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Ashby said, "our guide is full of information...

July 12, 2012 - 10:27am
1 year 52 weeks ago

The State of Ohio is working to save employers money when it comes to worker's compensation.

Zanesville-Muskingum Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman said that many employers over the years have shown concern about what they pay for the insurance. That is why the Bureau of Worker's Compensation is offering programs to save costs.

One offered through the Chamber of Commerce groups employers together to pull in a rate and with many employers comes savings.

"We have...

April 8, 2011 - 6:27pm
3 years 13 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce has launched its 2011 Visitors Guide.

Packed with information on Zanesville and Muskingum County attractions, Chamber of Commerce Vice President Kelly Ashby says around 125,000 copies of the guide have been sent out to various communities in the state and region.

"A great publication filled with wonderful information about things to see and do in Muskingum County and there's also a did you know section that's also fun and...

October 12, 2010 - 10:59am
3 years 39 weeks ago


This year's Chamber of Commerce Festival of Trees fundraiser in Zanesville will have a distinctly local theme.

Zanesville Muskingum Chamber of Commerce Vice President Kelly Ashby said Ohio Magazine has selected Zanesville as one of Ohio's best hometowns. So hometown pride is going to be the theme of this year's Festival of Trees event.

"We are just encouraging businesses to take that theme and run with it. Whether they decorate a tree or a wreath or...

December 3, 2009 - 1:17pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

The annual Festival of Trees Auction is set for Friday morning.  The event kicks off at 9am and around 220 holiday items will be up for bid.
This is the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce's most important and largest fundraiser.

"It's a lot of fun. They get to be creative and they get to show off their creativity and you can see they do a remarkable job with their entries," Tom Poorman President of the Zanesville Muskingum County  Chamber...

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