The Muskingum Growth Partnership is accepting nominations for their Awards for Community and Economic Success.
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman, says starting a business in any community is a risk, and the annual "ACES" awards is a way of recognizing local businesses for their success, and thanking them for their investment they've made here in Muskingum County.
"The whole point is to celebrate economic growth that's...
The Muskingum Growth Partnership was started in 1989 to advance economic growth and development within Muskingum County using private sector leadership and resources. The commissioner's received an update on how things are going.
"They, along with the city invest a lot of money in economic development every year through the Port Authority and we try to be a good partner to the Port Authority. So we just wanted them to know what we were up to on the private sector side," said...
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is jump-starting their tourist season with a new golf guide.
The guide features all of the area's golf courses, making it easier for golfers to find the perfect place to play. The county typically sells many golf packages so they want to get the word out in advance of the spring rush.
"Muskingum County is known as a golf destination and we do go to about eight golf trade shows to promote the county as a place...
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is extending its nominating period for this year's awards for community and economic success.
The ACES awards are meant to celebrate the economic growth and development that occurred in the community in the last year. Any business that experienced accomplishments in 2012 has the chance to have their successes recognized at the Chamber's spring break event in March.
"This is a great way to tell our success stories and...
While out shopping this holiday season, keep Muskingum County in mind.
The Chamber of Commerce wants to encourage holiday shoppers still out looking for Christmas gifts to not forget all the unique gifts the entire county has to offer.
"You can travel national road east and hit a lot of the great specialty stores the strip malls, the Maple Avenue area and we are certainly known for our pottery and our other unique items," said Kelly Ashby of the Zanesville-...
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce has a new initiative to help local businesses market their services to the oil and gas industry.
The Muskingum Oil and Gas Coalition was created last month and consists of about 30 businesses that will be networking their skills to different oil and gas companies working on the Marcellus and Utica shale projects.
Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman said he has already received a lot of interest from several companies.