Stories tagged with: Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce

April 24, 2015 - 5:46pm
4 weeks 6 days ago

Social Media is an up and coming tool for many places in the workforce, and Friday, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce held an event to help educate professionals. The event speaker, Lindsay Boufffard focused on social media and the workplace.

"We'll talk about what you can do with social media when you are hiring employees. Whether you can discipline employees for certain social media and how employers can avoid any snafus with social media that they might...

March 24, 2015 - 4:03pm
9 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce has officially released its 2015 Visitors Guide.

We stopped by the Welcome Center to take a look at the booklet. We spoke to Marketing and Group Sales Manager for the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Lori Kappes who told us more about it.

"It is our most requested marketing piece for the county. Its inclusive of all the tourism related activities, restaurants, attractions, hotels, calendar of events, maps."


December 17, 2014 - 7:02pm
23 weeks 23 hours ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is saying thank you to all those who helped with the Storybook Christmas.

This afternoon the chamber provided a luncheon at Bryan's Place for everyone who helped with the decorations and lights in downtown Zanesville, Dresden and New Concord. Membership development coordinator from the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers, Robert Norris, says they were glad to help with the lights this year.

"We're proud to call...

September 2, 2014 - 5:23pm
38 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is providing a seminar to help businesses improve on customer service. Its Customer-Focused Culture Seminar will focus on how to push customer service skills and attitudes through your organizations. Tom Poorman, President of the Z-M Chamber of Commerce explained why he feels a customer service seminar is important.

"As leaders of organizations, and company owners and small businesses owners, we all know that. But, what do we do...

July 31, 2014 - 4:59pm
43 weeks 10 hours ago

A long time employee of the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is retiring.

Information Coordinator Shirley McCallister began working on August 15th of 1985 at the Tourist Bureau which then joined the Chamber of Commerce. Mccallister took Lorena Sternwheeler Reservations, handled tourist information and contracts for the shows that came into Secrest Auditorium. She says in her 29 years of work, some of her career highlights included going to travel shows, promoting...

July 22, 2014 - 11:45am
44 weeks 2 days ago

The Chamber of Commerce in Muskingum County took advantage of a great local product.

Five Barracuda Intruder Defense Systems were purchased for the office suites in the Muskingum County Welcome Center building. The product is designed to keep doors securely locked in the event of an active shooting situation. President of the Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Tom Poorman says they purchased these devices to give the individuals working in the offices a sense of security...

December 6, 2013 - 8:33pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

The 23rd Festival of Trees has come to an end.

The annual Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Fundraiser was held at the Muskingum County Welcome Center and wrapped up Friday night. The money raised will support small business development in our area. Long time auctioneer at the event, Ron Bucci says that the fundraiser highlights the giving nature of the community.

"This community cares about business, its citizens, the less fortunate it continues to give and...

July 15, 2013 - 5:07pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

Area companies that are interested in getting involved in the oil and gas industry have an opportunity to do so this week.

On Wednesday, at the Longaberger Golf Course, Crosstex Energy - a leading mid stream or pipeline transportation company, will be hosting a seminar to provide local businesses with information about the growing oil and gas industry and how to take advantage of that rapid growth.

"Crosstex is going to talk about that and explain to businesses how they can...

May 16, 2013 - 5:29pm
2 years 1 week ago

The Lorena Sternwheeler went through a routine inspection by the Coast Guard in March and it turns out the repairs weren't as expensive as they originally thought.

"We are very excited the Lorena Sternwheeler is back in the water and it has already set sail," said Kelly Ashby, V.P. of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce.

Ashby says there will be public rides, dinner, lunch and twilight cruises and a variety of different themed rides too.


November 30, 2011 - 12:45pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

More than 200 trees, wreathes and decorative items will be auctioned off as part of this year's Festival of Trees.

All donated items will be auctioned off this Friday from the Welcome Center in Downtown Zanesville. Vice President of Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Kelly Ashby said each item comes with a special incentive.

"The incentives include a plane ride to a ball park, you can pick from Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh," explained Ashby....

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