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2017 Press Releases

  • 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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