Stories tagged with: connect ohio

June 21, 2013 - 4:02pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Today marked the grand opening of a new job skills training and placement center in Zanesville.

Digital Works is a program under Connect Ohio that is aimed towards improving the community by giving graduates a chance to learn the latest technology. The program teaches students customer service skills, internet usage and complex computer functioning.

"Now getting on the computer is way different than in was back then so to brush up on those skills and actually go back into...

April 22, 2013 - 4:09pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

An Ohio business plans to make a home at the Muskingum County Business Incubator as long as the Muskingum County Commissioners, approve of the lease for the county owned property .

On Monday, the Executive Director of the Business Incubator, which councils small businesses to be successful, met with commissioners to discuss the logistics of the new company moving in and the opportunities it would provide for the community.

"It's called Connect Ohio initiatives and it...

November 30, 2010 - 7:16pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

Technology is connecting the community.

The John McIntire Library in Zanesville has been approved for a grant to become a training partner with Connect Ohio, a federally funded program that was recently awarded $6.9 billion to offer free computer classes state-wide.

"The goal is to train people how to use a computer, provide computer and internet access. The library will do a series of three classes with each participant," said Manager of Public Relations Blair Tom....

April 3, 2010 - 4:23pm
5 years 34 weeks ago

A local woman now has the world at her fingertips.

A few months ago, Heather Burton completed a survey for Connect Ohio on computer usage and needs by Ohio residents. Out of 7,000 people, Connect Ohio chose twelve to receive a new computer and Heather Burton was one of them.

"Well she was just delighted, in fact she was using one of the public computers in the library when she found out. So she is very excited and we hope she will continue to visit the library, but she...

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