Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Business Incubator

June 21, 2012 - 4:41pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

Area business leaders are coming together to learn more about clean energy.

The Muskingum County Business Incubator hosted the second installment of the Southeast Ohio Clean Energy Business Roundtable Series.  Scott Miller with the Ohio University Voinovich School said the event is funded by an Appalachian Regional Commission Grant.

"We think that there are lots of opportunities for all sorts of businesses, and clean energy is certainly a sector that everyone is very...

April 2, 2012 - 4:59pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

Click on the video link to watch the full interview.

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown stopped by Zanesville on Monday to unveil a new jobs initiative.

Brown spoke at the Muskingum County Business Incubator about his effort to promote economic development across Ohio.  The senator said he has introduced legislation that would create and support business incubators in hard-hit regions of the state.

"Ohio is known nationally as maybe the number one state for incubators,...

November 22, 2011 - 4:46pm
4 years 5 days ago

After the Black Friday rush, shoppers are encouraged to shop locally on Small Business Saturday.

Executive Director of Muskingum County Business Incubator Carol Humphreys said the day has gained in popularity. It's a time for holiday shoppers to support the stores that invest in the community.

"They give their time, they give their resources, they're always the first one when there is some kind of event going on raising money for our community, they're always the first one...

November 17, 2011 - 5:34pm
4 years 1 week ago

Muskingum County Commissioners received an update Thursday afternoon on the progress of the Business Incubator Project.

The project include a number of grants for renovations. County Development Director Sheila Samson said the county is awaiting a site visit from the Ohio Department of Energy in order to receive an energy efficiency grant.

"Do a site visit, make sure all the construction is in good order and that all of our finances are in proper order."


October 6, 2011 - 1:15pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Muskingum County business leaders gathered Thursday to talk about their plans for the coming year and the ideas that will impact the community.

President of the Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Tom Poorman said despite the recent economic downturn the outlook is bright for area business.

"One of the things we talk about today is economic development because we're not out of the woods yet from an economic stand point, and that's obvious to everyone," said...

August 30, 2011 - 4:06pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

Workers with the Muskingum County Business Incubator officially have a new home, the old Maysville Middle School. Click the video link on the left to watch WHIZ Reporter Mark Bullion's full story.

What were once classrooms for students are now classrooms in the making for current and prospective business owners as workers scrambled to complete the newly renovated Muskingum County Business Incubator.

"We're all very excited. It's nice to know that we have plenty of space to...

August 24, 2011 - 2:34pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

Business managers will have the opportunity to learn how new technology can help them become more mobile.

The Muskingum County Business Incubator is holding a luncheon that will focus on Cloud Computing.  Executive Director Carol Humphreys said there are a lot of advantages to using Cloud.

"I work on the internet at home a lot and go to my PC," said Humphreys.  "If I had my memory in the Cloud, I would not need to be able to do that. ...

April 25, 2011 - 4:45pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

Bids were placed for phase three of the new Muskingum County Business Incubator Monday afternoon.

The Muskingum County Commissioners originally had to send the bids back a few weeks ago because they were too high. Bids for phase three which deal with electrical, plumbing, and general contracting came back Monday with more favorable numbers.

"The apparent low bidder is Paul Construction, now the architect will review those numbers and let us know Thursday to make sure that...

March 28, 2011 - 8:26pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

Phase three of renovating the old Maysville Junior High for the Muskingum County Business Incubator is inching closer and closer to completion.

Several electrical, plumbing and general contractors presented their bids to the commissioners Monday afternoon for the final phase of the building. Muskingum County Commissioner Brian Hill says the county plays a pivotal role in how the project is completed.

"The county owns the building so the building will be leased to the...

July 27, 2010 - 11:21am
5 years 17 weeks ago

Aspiring entrepreneurs the Muskingum County Business Incubator (MCBI) wants to help you get your business idea up and running.

The Mirco-Enterprise Loan Program helps people start up a business.

"We want to train them. We want to help them do their application. When they are through and they are awarded the loan then they come back and we work with them to get the business up and going," Carol Humphreys Executive Director MCBI said.

Humphreys said they...

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