Stories tagged with: Spring break

March 27, 2015 - 4:40pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

During his speech to people at the Chamber of Commerce's Spring Break event, Jon Petz used humor and even a little magic to keep people's attention.

He even pulled people on stage with him. Petz said getting people engaged at the start of a day is key to what he does. He commented that he could simply put up a powerpoint, read it and say see you later, but he said that's not going to inspire anyone.

"We have to have fun," Petz said. "I always have two objectives,...

February 16, 2015 - 5:50pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

Coming up in just over a month is the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce's annual spring break event.

Chamber President, Tom Poorman, said the event is a way to recognize all of the area businesses. The March 27 meeting starts at 7 a.m. and will end around 9 a.m.

"It's not an all day affair or anything like that, but it's a lot of fun," Poorman said. "It's very interesting. People usually come away from there reinvigorated. They learn something, and...

March 21, 2014 - 4:39pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Palm trees, umbrellas and Hawaiian lays filled the room as more than four hundred individuals participated in the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce's Spring Break Meeting.

The morning breakfast at the Hallowed Hills is a chance for business minded people to get refreshed and motivated after a long winter. Friday guests had the chance to listen to life coach, Bruce Boguski speak about the importance of a positive attitude.

"We talked about being positive in...

February 10, 2014 - 4:21pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for their annual Spring Break event.

It happens on March 21. Chamber President, Tom Poorman says the breakfast is a chance for business minded people to get refreshed and motivated after the winter.

"It serves a couple of different purposes one is to give out awards, our annual Aces Award for economic development, we give out our Safety Council Awards for workplace safety achievement but it also serves the...

April 1, 2013 - 11:26am
3 years 20 weeks ago

Some local girl scouts learn what it takes to be a leader.

The scouts are taking part in a three day leadership journey that uses activities to teach them the skills they need to be successful. The event focuses on working as a team. It began Friday with outdoor team activities.

"I think for the girls it's making friends. They learn the skills. They make new friends. A lot of these girls didn't even know each other when they got here and a lot of them were exchanging numbers...

March 22, 2013 - 10:40am
3 years 22 weeks ago

Local business celebrate success.

Friday, the Chamber of Commerce held their annual Spring Break Event. The chamber presented businesses showing growth and development the awards for community and economic success.

"We hope they see the successes of other businesses and encourage them to not only invest in their business and area, but let's them know this is a community that celebrates the successes and achievements," said Chamber President Tom Poorman.


March 7, 2013 - 7:02pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

Florida is one of the top destinations for spring break goers according to Triple A.

A spokesperson for the company said Ohioans are flocking to the Sunshine State and taking advantage of Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Tampa. But, there's one location that is also getting a lot of spring break travelers.

"We noticed Washington DC among are top list because of the Cherry Blossom Festival. We also actually have a motor coach tour that's going to be leaving from Zanesville...

February 18, 2013 - 7:05pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting it's Annual Membership Meeting on March 22nd. The meeting willl be held at Hallowed Hills with a "Spring Break" theme. The Chamber is anticipating more than 300 people in attendance.

"We offer a full breakfast for those folks. It's a fun Spring Break themed event so we play loud music, let the people get going in the morning, give out awards, tell them what we did lasy year and recognize the...

January 8, 2013 - 1:20pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce wants to celebrate business in our area.

The Chamber through the Muskingum Growth Partnership is accepting nominations for "Awards for Community and Economic Success" or ACES. The ACES celebrate the businesses contribution to economic development in 2012. Organizers said it's important in an economic climate like ours to celebrate success.

"It's very easy to assume there's nothing going on," said...

March 23, 2012 - 10:27am
4 years 22 weeks ago

Local businesses took a break from work for some spring break fun at the Annual Chamber of Commerce Spring Break event.

Those in attendance were entertained by award winning comedian, author and speaker Scottie Guner, who brought some co-workers up on stage to play a game to see how well they knew each other.

"Every year we try and follow the theme of humor in the workplace. We know lots of banquets are formal. We don't want this to be formal. We want this to be more of a...

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