Stories tagged with: Welcome Center

June 16, 2016 - 8:16pm
1 week 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Ohio Auditor Dave Yost visited Zanesville on Thursday to talk with local community leaders and hear their concerns.

The Republican auditor said that he likes to get out of Columbus every once-and-a-while to talk with civic leaders in what he called ‘The Heart of Ohio.’

“You look at Zanesville and it’s everything about Ohio. We’ve got strong transportation, and logistics is around here and part of Ohio’s...

March 29, 2016 - 5:21pm
12 weeks 3 days ago

A Job Fair at the Zanesville Muskingum County Welcome Center offered local residents a chance to find employment in this area.

With 37 businesses represented, all actively hiring, people at the job fair got to meet and greet with employers and a chance to apply on the spot. One recent Muskingum University grad was among the over 150 people looking for work.

"I'm seeing a lot of opportunity for a variety of people," said Wyatt Nelson. "You've got people who only...

March 28, 2016 - 3:16pm
12 weeks 4 days ago

If you are looking for a job. We can help.

Ohio Means Jobs, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, and WHIZ Media Group will be hosting a job fair tomorrow. More than 30 companies are participating including AutoZone, Dollar General, and Ohio Stave.

"We're asking job seekers to make sure that when they come, that they are prepared with their resume. They are dressed for an interview. This is going to be a time for them to come face to face when the...

April 25, 2014 - 4:11pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

A high energy show filled with plenty of dancing, singing and performing was held on Friday, all in the name of mental health.

For the 15th year in a row, the Quinn family held their annual Family Bash to recognize those suffering from mental illness. The family is actively involved in the National Alliance on Mental Illness for our area and this is just one way they support the cause.

"What we do here is we have door prizes, three hours of music, snacks things to drink and...

February 10, 2014 - 4:21pm
2 years 19 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...

November 15, 2013 - 5:26pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

On Friday, volunteers from the Muskingum Valley Garden Society started planting dozens of different kinds of plants in front of the Welcome Center. Darlene Turner, a MVGS volunteer, says this is just one step to help beautify downtown Zanesville.

"We've been involved with the planting downtown with the downtown containers and the Y-Bridge for the last four or five years and this is another project that we'd like to take on to help," said Turner.

Turner says she and the...

May 26, 2013 - 10:56pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

 Buying local is important to keeping a local economy growing, and shopping at your neighborhood farmer's market is one way to help out. Zanesville resident, Kevin McGrath, says he's happy to shop local at the Muskingum County Farmer's Market.

"We come out about every other weekend. We try and buy local instead of from other places. There's a variety, there's all kinds of wheats from inside the barn and there's plants; different varieties of plants. You just never know what...

March 18, 2013 - 1:21pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center is gearing up for a busy tourism season and has already started showing off Muskingum County. As part of their marketing strategy, they have put together new brochures and tour guides for Muskingum County residents and visitors.

"Our visitor's guide is hot off the press, we have our new 2013 Lorena guide and schedule. We also have a brand new brochures marketing the Village of Dresden, and we also have hot off the press, the pottery...

March 14, 2013 - 10:19pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

The Zanesville Downtown Association is opening up membership to anyone who lives in the Zanesville-Muskingum County area. Memberships start at 30-dollars to 100-dollars. The association has a board that meets quarterly to discuss needed improvements, construction updates and safety issues.

"This year the money is being raised will be divided into two pots. one pot of money will be used for permanent and semi permanent improvements and the other pot will be used for marketing,...

December 5, 2012 - 5:34pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

One of the biggest bridal shows in Southeastern Ohio is 10 years old and moving to a larger venue.

The bridal, prom and pageant expo will be held at the colony square mall in February. It will have multiple high energy and exciting runway shows, door prizes, cake and food tasting and one stop shopping.

"You can plan and book your entire event at this particular expo. You could book your catering facility, your cake baker, choose the right gown, choose your accessories...

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