• Trumbull Commissioners Approve Economic Development Contract With Chamber

    Aug 16, 2018
    Trumbull County Commissioners approved a new 12-month, $23,000 contract with the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber to continue its multi-faceted economic development efforts in the county.
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  • Regional Chamber Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

    Aug 13, 2018
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is pleased to announce that Kathy Gierlach has joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Kathy is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, implementing, directing and evaluating the organization’s fiscal function and performance; evaluating and advising on long-range planning; introducing new programs, strategies and regulatory action; and providing analysis of budgets and financial reports and trends to assist the Chamber’s president and senior leaders in performing their responsibilities.
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  • Chambers Partner To Compile Regional Employment Opportunities for Displaced General Motors, Other Workers

    Jun 20, 2018
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has partnered with the Greater Cleveland Partnership and Greater Akron Chamber in Ohio and the Shenango Valley and Lawrence County chambers in Pennsylvania to build a list of companies within the respective region that are hiring and willing to offer work opportunities to displaced workers from General Motors Lordstown, Magna Seating & Comprehensive Logistics.
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  • NEOMED VP And Dean Named 2018 Athena Award Recipient

    May 18, 2018
    Among a crowd of nearly 500 at Mr. Anthony's Thursday evening, Dr. Elisabeth Young, vice president for Health Affairs and dean of the College of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), was named the recipient of the 2018 ATHENA Award, presented by the Regional Chamber and The Vindicator/Vindy.com.
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  • Chamber, EOMAC Laud Valley Officials for Securing Millions for YARS, Ravenna

    May 18, 2018
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and its Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission (EOMAC) are pleased to recognize members of the Valley’s Congressional delegation who helped secure more than $16 million for the Youngstown Air Reserve Station (YARS) and the Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center.
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  • Regional Chamber Board Supports Issue 1

    May 02, 2018
    Upon the recommendation of its Government Affairs Council, the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors recommended voting “yes” on statewide Issue I.
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  • Fifteen Census Tracts In Valley Approved For Federal Opportunity Zones

    Apr 20, 2018
    On Thursday the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service certified Opportunity Zones in five states—including Ohio—and one territory. Among Ohio’s approved census tracts are all of those that were recommended in the Valley.
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  • Boardman Resident Wins GMC Sierra Given Away at Health & Wellness Expo

    Apr 18, 2018
    Karen Cox of Boardman was the winner of a two-year lease on a 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 4WD Double Cab SLE, courtesy of Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC and the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.
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  • Youngstown-Warren Region Realized More Than $216 Million of Investment in 2017

    Apr 11, 2018
    Private companies invested more than $216 million in the Valley last year, many with the help of regional economic development agencies. According to data compiled by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and its economic development partners and published in the 2017 Economic Development Report Card (included in email), a total of 367 projects resulted in $216,256,009 invested, 926 new jobs and another 2,434 retained jobs. In 2016, 164 company projects resulted in nearly $1,137,203,886 of investment and 1,323 new jobs.
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  • Leadership Mahoning Valley Applications Available

    Apr 11, 2018
    Applications for the Leadership Mahoning Valley class of 2018-2019 are now available and may be submitted through June 1, 2018. Created to identify individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who demonstrate leadership talent and community commitment, the program provides adult community leaders with a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key community issues and the potential to develop effective working relationships with other civic leaders.
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