• Regional Chamber Launches New Website

    Dec 01, 2016
    The Regional Chamber is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website, at regionalchamber.com. Visitors to the site will find a more modern and updated look, as well as dropdown menus, enabling quicker navigation of all of the organization’s divisions and initiatives. In addition, the site is now mobile friendly, with easier access to event registration and the online directory—the two most-visited sections of the entire website.
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  • Nominations Sought for New "Excellence In Manufacturing" Award

    Nov 21, 2016
    The Regional Chamber and partner MAGNET will honor a Valley manufacturer in early 2017 with their first Excellence in Manufacturing Award. Nominations are now being accepted for the award, which focuses on a company’s longevity in business, growth, product innovation and achievement.  
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  • Nordson Receives Tax Abatement for Austintown Facility

    Nov 14, 2016
    Westlake, Ohio-based Nordson Corporation received a 60 percent, 10-year Enterprise Zone tax abatement this evening from Austintown Township Trustees for building renovations to be completed at its new manufacturing center at 375 Victoria Road (the former Tamarkin facility).
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  • Mahoning County Receives $20,000 Grant to Encourage a Drug-Free Workforce

    Nov 10, 2016
    The Regional Chamber and Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board are pleased to announce that Mahoning County is the recipient of a $20,000 grant, awarded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services through its Drug-Free Workforce Community Initiative (DFWCI).
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  • U.S. Chamber Releases New Report, “What If Hydraulic Fracturing Was Banned?”

    Nov 04, 2016
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy today released the latest report in its Energy Accountability Series, which looks at the consequences of what might have happened in the past—or could happen in the future—if certain energy-related comments and policy prescriptions put forth by prominent politicians and their supporters were actually adopted...
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  • Phase I of Landscaping Initiative Begins on 422 Corridor

    Oct 06, 2016
    On Wednesday and Thursday, students of the Landscape Management Program at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center assisted in the continued transformation of the US 422 Corridor as they installed landscaped beds of pollinator plants, shrubs and small trees through a vision created by the Kent State University Graduate Landscape Architecture Program and Youngstown State University Regional Economic Development Initiative.
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  • Export Initiative Partners Join Leaders from Around the World at Global Cities Summit in Washington, D.C.

    Oct 03, 2016
    Representatives of the OH-PA Stateline Export Initiative attended the Brookings Institution’s Global Cities Summit in Washington, D.C., Sept. 28 and 29 to engage in peer-to-peer learning through panel discussions, workshop sessions, networking opportunities and a public forum.
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  • Regional Chamber Board Unanimously Opposes Youngstown City Charter Amendments

    Sep 30, 2016
    The Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors voted unanimously at its regular meeting on Wednesday to oppose the Community Bill of Rights and Part-Time Workers’ Bill of Rights Youngstown City charter amendments, both of which will be on the November 8th General Election ballot.
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  • OH-PA Export Initiative Receives Prestigious IEDC Award In Cleveland

    Sep 28, 2016
    The OH-PA Stateline Export Initiative that is bringing exporting awareness, foreign direct investment and supply chain matching to a 10-county region in Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania received recognition from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at its annual conference in Cleveland on Tuesday.
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  • Youngstown Community Connectors Program to Kick Off Sept. 22

    Sep 07, 2016
    The 2016-2017 Youngstown Community Connectors program will kick off on Sept. 22 with an event, featuring special guest speaker Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, for Youngstown City Schools’ students, parents/guardians and educators; community leaders; and businesses that are interested in offering internship, externship and mentoring opportunities.
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