• 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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  • Regional Chamber, MAGNET Partner to Assist Valley Manufacturers

    Aug 25, 2016
    The Regional Chamber and Cleveland-based MAGNET have partnered to offer new growth opportunities to manufacturers in Mahoning and Trumbull counties that would enable small- to medium-sized companies to access MAGNET’s holistic consulting services and take advantage of the many resources the organization offers in Northeast Ohio.
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  • Chamber Facilitates New Research & Development Grant Program

    Aug 03, 2016
    Eligible businesses may now apply for the new JobsOhio Research & Development Grant—facilitated in Mahoning and Trumbull counties by the Regional Chamber, as the designated TeamNEO partner—for projects that support the development and commercialization of emerging technologies and/or products that align with one or more of JobsOhio’s targeted industries.
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  • Girard Better Block Event Scheduled for September 17

    Jul 26, 2016
    The Regional Chamber is excited to announce, via its 422 Corridor Redevelopment initiative, the Girard Better Block event, to be held on Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on West Liberty St. in Girard.
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