ASHTABULA, Ohio -- The Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County will host the 26th Annual Best of the County Awards at 5 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Sprire Institute in Geneva.
The event will recognize finalists in five categories and one winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Businesses were nominated and evaluated based on criteria such as employment growth, capital investment, product development, system/process innovation and overall economic impact.
Award categories and the finalists in each category follows:
GIRARD, Ohio -- Rex Ferry, owner and CEO of VEC Inc., was presented the National Electrical Contractors Association’s James Robert “Bob” Pritchard Electrical Industry Award at a recent recognition ceremony in Youngstown. The award recognizes an individual in District 2 who has advanced the electrical contracting industry in an extraordinary manner.
A delegation of officials from NECA headquarters in Washington, D.C., including CEO John Grau, presented the award. District 2 is composed of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Jim Tressel’s admirers and well-wishers are legion. They simply can’t get enough of him as evidenced yet again by the turnout Monday afternoon for his installation as the ninth president of Youngstown State University.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber today cancelled its Young 2014 Conference & Tradeshow, attributing its decision to a lack of participation and "the changing nature of the shale industry here."
The event was to take place Sept. 11 at the Covelli Centre and include a job fair for manufacturers seeking skilled workers. It was cancelled "after much consideration and re-evaluation, the chamber said.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Mahoning Valley Chapter of Empowering Women is presenting a special luncheon program Sept. 8 from noon to 1:30 pm at the Davis Family YMCA in Boardman.
Entitled “Women Inspiring Women,” the program will feature presentations by Gina Pastella of VEC Inc., who is a director of strategic engagement and leadership coach; Melinda Givens of Compass Family & Community Services; and Greg Smith, chairman of the board of Compco Industries.
- Regional Chamber Cancels Young 2014 Trade Show - August 18, 2014
- 'Women Inspiring Women' Sept. 8 at Davis YMCA - August 14, 2014
- Deadline Friday to Submit 25 Under 35 Nominations - August 12, 2014
- Penn National Sets Sept. 17 Opening for Racino - August 6, 2014
- Mancuso Next Executive Director for SOD Center - August 1, 2014
- Camp Fitch YMCA Celebration Weekend Aug. 8-10 - August 1, 2014
- Regional Chamber to Salute Business at Aug. 28 Event - July 31, 2014
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