Stories tagged with: Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce

October 15, 2014 - 7:18pm
41 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is looking for your help.

The annual Wage & Benefit Survey is being offered to area employers. President of the Chamber of Commerce, Tom Poorman told us a little bit about the purpose of the questionnaire.

"We typically get 50 to 80 participants, participating companies and we use this information to complete a survey report, a survey document and then employers can go online and look at it and they can see how their...

October 7, 2014 - 5:16pm
42 weeks 2 days ago

Congressman Pat Tiberi (R) visited the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.

During the meeting he fielded questions and concerns from a small group of community leaders. He touched on social security, energy regulations and the minimum wage. Tiberi said he enjoys having meetings like the one Tuesday because he feels government cannot run properly without hearing the citizens' concerns.

"Listening to leaders in the community and job creators here at the...

September 5, 2014 - 5:27pm
46 weeks 6 days ago

The weather outside is far from frightfull, but it won't be that way come December.

The Zansville and Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is already gearing up for the holiday season. A new event called a Storybook Christmas is happening across the county this winter. The Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Ashby said it's a way to promote all there is to offer in Muskingum County.

"It's just a way to tie in all of our businesses and events that are happening...

May 27, 2014 - 8:07pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The National Road can expect to see a little extra traffic in the coming days as shoppers try to hunt for a good bargain.

The 11th annual National Road Yard Sale kicks off Wednesday and runs through the weekend.  Here in Zanesville, over 20 businesses will also be participating this Saturday.

"There are a lot of people that will participate, a lot of businesses that are open having specials and having sales, so something for everyone," said Kelly Ashby, the...

February 17, 2014 - 11:49am
1 year 23 weeks ago

The Columbus Zoo's known for it's customer relations and now they want to share their secrets with you.

In January, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce postponed a customer service event with Columbus Zoo Guest Relations Lisa Kristensen. The event has been rescheduled for March.

"She's going to take a couple of hours. She's going to talk about their approach to customer service and how they train employees," said Zanesville Muskingum County Chamber of...

January 20, 2014 - 7:30pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

The Muskingum Growth Partnership is accepting nominations for their Awards for Community and Economic Success.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce President Tom Poorman, says starting a business in any community is a risk, and the annual "ACES" awards is a way of recognizing local businesses for their success, and thanking them for their investment they've made here in Muskingum County.

"The whole point is to celebrate economic growth that's...

May 23, 2013 - 6:15pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

The Muskingum Growth Partnership was started in 1989 to advance economic growth and development within Muskingum County using private sector leadership and resources. The commissioner's received an update on how things are going.

"They, along with the city invest a lot of money in economic development every year through the Port Authority and we try to be a good partner to the Port Authority. So we just wanted them to know what we were up to on the private sector side," said...

February 8, 2013 - 7:02pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is jump-starting their tourist season with a new golf guide.

The guide features all of the area's golf courses, making it easier for golfers to find the perfect place to play. The county typically sells many golf packages so they want to get the word out in advance of the spring rush.

"Muskingum County is known as a golf destination and we do go to about eight golf trade shows to promote the county as a place...

January 30, 2013 - 5:33pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is extending its nominating period for this year's awards for community and economic success.

The ACES awards are meant to celebrate the economic growth and development that occurred in the community in the last year. Any business that experienced accomplishments in 2012 has the chance to have their successes recognized at the Chamber's spring break event in March.

"This is a great way to tell our success stories and...

December 14, 2012 - 6:27pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

While out shopping this holiday season, keep Muskingum County in mind.

The Chamber of Commerce wants to encourage holiday shoppers still out looking for Christmas gifts to not forget all the unique gifts the entire county has to offer. 

"You can travel national road east and hit a lot of the great specialty stores the strip malls, the Maple Avenue area and we are certainly known for our pottery and our other unique items," said Kelly Ashby of the Zanesville-...

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