Stories tagged with: Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce

May 16, 2012 - 3:51pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Small business owners in Zanesville spent the day Wednesday learning what part they will play in the shale oil and gas supply chain.

Ohio Oil & Gas Association partnered with the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce and to host an educational seminar for local businesses to get a better understanding of the industry.

"How to do business with the industry as far as what kind of insurance requirements there are, the safety requirements, what...

April 17, 2012 - 2:14pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

Dillon Lake will play host to its first large-scale rowing event this weekend.

The Mid-West Rowing Association is bringing its regatta to Dillon State Park on Saturday.

The event will feature over 500 high school rowers and coaches from 3 states.

Kelly Ashby of the Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is excited, as the event is expected to bring in tourism dollars from out-of-state.

"It's a great economic boom to the area. They certainly will leave dollars...

April 16, 2012 - 3:39pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

The shale oil drilling coming to our area is bringing local businesses together...

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce formed the Muskingum Oil and Gas Coalition. This group is a marketing strategy to help make local businesses a part of the industry's supply chain.

"The coalition is really going to focus on marketing and advertising, attending trade shows, perhaps holding some sort of vendor trade show here in Muskingum County, doing some additional...

March 9, 2012 - 6:28pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

Those looking for adventure and excitement in Zanesville and Muskingum county have a new guide that showcases popular attractions in the area.

The new Visitors Guide features a map of the Y-Bridge City as well as popular tourist attractions, local accommodations, restaurants, shopping and night life options.

Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Vice President Kelly Ashby said the guide is not just for visitors to the area, but also for locals who may not know what...

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...

December 5, 2011 - 4:09pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

A chance to get all your holiday shopping done with just one purchase...

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is raffling off a basket filled with more than $1,000 worth of local items.

"There is pottery and artwork, and of course the basket itself is made by Longaberger," said Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman. 

The raffle basket is tied into their annual Festival of Trees with all proceeds benefiting small business and economic...

August 19, 2011 - 5:14pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

Two non-profit organizations are teeing off together to raise money.

The annual Chamber-Jaycees Golf Outing was held at the Jaycees Golf Club on Friday.  President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Tom Poorman said the tournament helps cover operating expenses for community and business development projects.

"We just try to raise whatever we can," said Poorman.  "It has always been a couple thousand dollars for each organization,...

April 21, 2011 - 6:33pm
3 years 13 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum Chamber of Commerce held a meeting Thursday morning for chamber members

Chamber President Tom Poorman says the meetings are important for members to not only get together and share what's going on with their business, but also a time to reach out to customers through social media.

"The utilization of it is just growing by leaps and bounds. So that was one thing we talked about today was using social media to network, to promote your business, using...

July 12, 2010 - 6:59pm
4 years 1 week ago

Zanesville City Council will address an important zoning issue for second reading at tonight's meeting. American Pride wants to use the old YMCA property on McIntire avenue for its business, but the facility needs to be re-zoned from a residential property to a commercial one.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce President, Tom Poorman, approached the Board of Directors to see where they stand on the issue.

"It unanimously voted that the Board of Directors for...

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