Stories tagged with: Regatta

March 28, 2014 - 5:36pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

Dillon State Park will host one of the largest rowing championships in Muskingum County history again this year.

The Midwest Scholastic Rowing Championship is set to take place next month. The regatta will host nearly 50 high school teams from more than 7 different states. Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber Vice President, Kelly Ashby says the event will increase business in our area.

"Huge impact on Muskingum County. ODNR estimates that it is about a 1 million dollar...

April 17, 2012 - 2:14pm
3 years 10 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...

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