• Valley Leaders Announce Preferred Site for Amazon HQ2 Proposal

    Oct 09, 2017
    The Regional Chamber, in partnership with Trumbull County Board of Commissioners Chairman Frank Fuda, Mahoning County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dave Ditzler, Warren Mayor Doug Franklin and Youngstown Mayor John McNally, have chosen Enterprise Park at Eastwood as the preferred property to submit for consideration for Amazon’s second corporate headquarters (HQ2).
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  • Venture Plastics Receives Abatement for $3 Million Expansion

    Oct 04, 2017
    Both Trumbull County Commissioners and Braceville Township Trustees approved at their respective meetings this morning and Tuesday evening a 10-year, 60 percent enterprise zone abatement of real estate taxes—as presented by the Trumbull County Planning Commission—for a nearly $3 million expansion project at Venture Plastics, located at 4000 Warren-Ravenna Road.
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  • Chamber, Valley Leaders To Move Forward With Property Proposal for HQ2

    Sep 29, 2017
    With growing excitement over the past few weeks in response to Amazon’s Request for Proposal for locating its second corporate headquarters (HQ2) in North America—a project that will result in a $5 billion investment and 50,000 new jobs over 10-15 years—a group of Valley officials has decided to submit a proposal for a property in our region, after discussing the requirements of the RFP.
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  • Dignan Appointed to BRAC & Military Affairs Task Force

    Sep 13, 2017
    Regional Chamber COO James Dignan was appointed last week to the newly created Ohio House BRAC & Military Affairs Task Force (BMATF), which will study and analyze current Ohio Department of Defense and NASA assets, resources and missions in anticipation of potential Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) actions and other major mission realignment opportunities.
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  • Trumbull County Commissioners Approve Abatement For Potential Expansion at Ohio Star Forge

    Aug 17, 2017
    Trumbull County Commissioners today granted a 10-year, 60 percent property tax abatement to Ohio Star Forge, which is looking to expand its existing facility in Champion Township.
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  • Taiwanese Chefs to Visit Valley, Train Professional Chefs

    Aug 17, 2017
    Renowned Taiwanese Chefs Chi-wen Chen and Ching-Long Huang (Arron) will visit the Valley Sept. 5-8 on one of just five stops across the U.S. on their 2017 Tour of Taiwan Gourmet Cuisines. In addition to cooking with students of the Mahoning and Trumbull career and technical centers and Choffin, Chen and Huang will also teach a master’s class to professional chefs in the area and serve a 5-course meal at a dinner event hosted by the Regional Chamber’s Senior Advisor, Asian Market, and former Board member Florence Wang.
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  • Regional Chamber Board Opposes Issue 2

    Aug 04, 2017
    The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors voted to oppose Issue 2, the Ohio Drug Price Relief Act, which will appear on the General Election ballot in November.
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  • Trumbull Commissioners Approve Economic Development Contract With Chamber

    Jul 25, 2017
    Trumbull County Commissioners recently 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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  • Chamber Awarded $100,000 To Implement Community Connectors Program in Austintown

    Jul 12, 2017
    The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) recently awarded the Regional Chamber a $100,000 grant to implement its Community Connectors school mentorship program in the Austintown Local School District.
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  • EOMAC Serves As Regional Hub For Protecting, Growing Military Assets

    Jun 12, 2017
    After forming just two years ago, the Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission (EOMAC) can already point to several major wins as it bolsters its role as the regional hub to protect and grow military assets in Eastern Ohio.
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