Stories tagged with: Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce

August 24, 2015 - 5:46pm
1 week 2 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 - 1:33pm
5 weeks 2 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 - 4:52pm
6 weeks 1 day 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 - 4:32pm
11 weeks 1 day 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...

May 22, 2015 - 5:02pm
14 weeks 5 days ago

It was a beautiful day for the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce's annual Spring golf outing.

The match, held at Green Valley Golf Course Friday, gives chamber members an opportunity to interact with each other, as well as build networking.

"Some of our members reward their employees by sending their employees out and some businesses bring clients out," said Membership Services Director, Dana Matz. "There's a couple companies that just merge and come...

May 4, 2015 - 5:23pm
17 weeks 2 days ago

The first week of May is designated as National Tourism Week. 

This year, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Convention and Visitors Bureau uses the week to celebrate the county's culture. Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Ashby said it's a great time to get out and experience the county. 

"We just like to take this time to remind our local community that there's so much to see and do right here in your own backyard," Ashby said. "Get out...

April 9, 2015 - 7:32am
21 weeks 10 hours ago

Top stories for Thursday, April 9, 2015:

Severe Weather Preparedness

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Tornados and thunderstorms are very common during the spring and summer months. The Red Cross recommend that you heed the warnings supplied by the National Weather Service. AmeriCorps member, Martha Staley said that you should have a plan in place for when that sever weather strikes, as will as a stocked emergency kit.

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April 8, 2015 - 6:28pm
21 weeks 21 hours ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is now preparing for its second annual Spring golf tournament. Chamber membership Services Director, Dana Matz, said other member golf courses expressed an interest in hosting the event as well, so the chamber started a Spring tournament.

"We have numerous courses that are members of the Chamber of Commerce and this is just a way for us to allow them to support the chamber member companies and host a golf outing, so we're doing...

March 27, 2015 - 4:32pm
22 weeks 5 days ago

More than 500 community members packed the North Terrace Church of Christ Friday morning.

The Zanesvile-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce had its annual Spring Break event Friday. Vice President of the chamber, Kelly Ashby, said the event allows the chamber to celebrate the community and the businesses that shape it.

"So it's a great day for us to celebrate all the successes out there," Ashby said. "We are very blessed to have a fabulous community that's always...

February 16, 2015 - 5:50pm
28 weeks 2 days 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...

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