The Zanesville- Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce met with the Muskingum County Commissioners to talk about the Lorena Sternwheeler.
Chamber Vice President, Kelly Ashby, says that every year members of her office will give the commissioners an update on tourism and the economic benefits that the Lorena brings into town. For 2013 the Lorena provided nearly 200 rides.
"We had a great year. We had fantastic charters, school groups, we had leisure travelers from five...
As we close out 2013, there is plenty that comes to mind when recalling the top news stories that WHIZ has covered over the past twelve months.
There were stories of humanitarian work, helping hands and various generous benefits for different causes. There was economic growth, newly elected officials, major flooding in perry county and some high profile court cases such as Richard Klein and LaFonse Dixon.
But there were some other. . . more sinister headlines.
As the end of the year quickly creeps upon us, The Muskingum County Commissioners are taking a look back.
County Commissioner, Jim Porter says that 2013 was a steady year, however there are a few economic development projects that stand out in his mind . He says the local area has more jobs and opportunities thanks to the addition of a new company in our area.
"Looking back at 2013 fanatics comes in mind. We were told at the last port authority meeting there's about 1,800...
The annual Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Fundraiser was held at the Muskingum County Welcome Center and wrapped up Friday night. The money raised will support small business development in our area. Long time auctioneer at the event, Ron Bucci says that the fundraiser highlights the giving nature of the community.
"This community cares about business, its citizens, the less fortunate it continues to give and...
For more than 25 years the South Zanesville Business Association Parade has provided the local community with a spectacular holiday display.
This year the parade's theme was "It's a Hollywood Christmas" and took several months to execute.
"We start the planning process of this in April and we are looking at about 7 months of work from picking a theme, to getting the street shut down, to getting law enforcement involved, to getting marketing out there, "...
A local organization visited WHIZ's Z92 Radio Station to set up headquarters for their annual fundraising event.
For more than 40 years, the Zanesville Jaycee's have participated in C Day, an event where members pick up can goods, toys, and clothes from the community and donate them to the local Salvation Army . This year they were able to pick up even more items for the good cause.
"Well last year we weren't able to take furniture donations.. This year...