Stories tagged with: Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce

November 12, 2015 - 5:10pm
12 weeks 14 hours ago

A favorite holiday tradition in Zanesville is only three weeks away.

The annual "Festival of Trees" is coming up the first week of December and time is running out to submit your entry. For businesses interested, the sooner you register, the sooner your business will be promoted on the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce's website.

"We're trying to tell people we're at the deadline and it's time to enter, if you're going to do it, it's a great way to...

November 5, 2015 - 6:05pm
13 weeks 17 hours ago

More than nine people are killed in motor-vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver every day in the United States, according to the CDC.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Safety Council, Chamber of Commerce, and AT&T are partnering together for an "It Can Wait" distracted driving safety event. Chamber president, Tom Poorman said AT&T will give a detailed presentation, focused on the dangers of texting and driving, as well as, engaging in other activities while...

October 12, 2015 - 3:59pm
16 weeks 3 days ago

Those looking for the perfect tree this holiday season, look no further.

The annual "Festival of Trees" event is coming up the first week of December, and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is already asking for entries. Those who enter will craft a Christmas decoration of their choosing to be auctioned off the week of the event. Chamber president, Tom Poorman, said it's an opportunity for businesses to show off their creative side.

"It's a lot of...

September 29, 2015 - 4:04pm
18 weeks 2 days ago

For those looking for employment, the Muskingum County Job Fair is just a few days away.

There are currently hundreds of job openings in Muskingum County, and more than 30 businesses will seek candidates this Thursday at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center. Century National Bank, Zandex Healthcare, and Fanatics are just some of the big name employers setting up shop.

"They're looking for talent, all different kinds of positions, all different sorts of industries...

September 18, 2015 - 10:56am
19 weeks 6 days ago

If you're new to the job scene, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is holding a job fair to help.

Employers who are actively hiring will set up shop at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center on October 1. In an effort to ease the job hunting process, all county residents looking for employment are encouraged to stop by.

"This is a chance to get face-to-face with the person doing the actual hiring, so it's a good chance to put your best foot forward...

September 17, 2015 - 11:01am
20 weeks 23 hours ago

Farm City Day is back in Zanesville.

The 21st annual event will bring a taste of farm life to the city by highlighting the importance of agriculture in our local economy. This year's theme is soybeans, and Vice President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Ashby, said there will be lots of fun festivities involving the famous bean, including a cooking demonstration.

"There will be a lot of hands-on activities with soybeans, soybean plants, so you...

August 24, 2015 - 4:46pm
23 weeks 4 days ago

For those looking for internships and co-ops, look no further.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is launching a new program, the Student Business Connector, for high school and college students seeking work-based learning opportunities. The chamber hopes this new program will help students identify rewarding career paths.

"We want to help young people, high school-aged students, college students make connections with area employers earlier in life before...

July 27, 2015 - 12:33pm
27 weeks 3 days ago

Area businesses have a few more days to apply for a workers compensation program. 

The Zanesville-Muskingum Chamber of Commerce can provide the safety council because it is a local representative for the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation. Chamber president, Tom Poorman, said there are already several new members but the that more businesses can sign up. 

"We have about eight new members in the safety council program so far," Poorman said. "We'd like to...

July 21, 2015 - 3:52pm
28 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce and the Zanesville Jaycees are teaming up once again for their annual golf outing.

Chamber of Commerce President, Tom Poorman, said the outing always brings the community together for a good cause.

"We split the proceeds with the Jaycees, so half the money that we raise goes into the programs and the services the Jaycees provide to community all year long, and half the proceeds go in to Chamber programs and services, so it'...

June 16, 2015 - 3:32pm
33 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is offering employers an opportunity to join a Safety Council.

President of the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Tom Poorman said it is a bureau of workers compensation rebate program that allows employers to save money on their workman's compensation. Poorman told us more.

"They can save from a little, to a lot. Some employers save thousands, some just save a couple hundred dollars and some Safety Council...

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