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Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team Strategic planning process underway The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a new executive leadership team serving its 1,850 members across the region.  Chamber President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jeff Dafler, who took the helm January 1, named Kelly Piero to the position of vice…

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Stark County Manufacturing Workforce Development Partnership Awarded Industry Sector Partnership Grant

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team The Stark County Manufacturing Workforce Development Partnership (SCMWDP) is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as one of the recipients of the Industry Sector Partnership (ISP) Grant, a program initiated by Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted and administered through the Governor’s Office of Workforce…

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Jan AlmasyBrand Strategist/Owner, Apex Communications Network

Meet ystark! YP: Jan Almasy Name Jan Almasy Occupation/Title/Place of work Brand Strategist/Owner/Apex Communications Network Age 26 Why are you interested in Stark County’s Young Professionals initiative? I believe wholeheartedly that change in a community starts with relationships. The best way I’ve found to form relationships with other people looking to make a change in…

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Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Denny Saunier to Retire

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that President & CEO Denny Saunier has informed the board that he plans to retire no later than the end of 2023, after a remarkable 42-year career with the Chamber. Saunier has held the position of president &…

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Stark County Manufacturing Workforce Development Partnership to Receive up to $930,000 from Federal ARP Funds’ “Good Jobs Challenge” Program

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team Stark County Manufacturing Workforce Development Partnership to Receive up to $930,000 from Federal ARP Funds’ “Good Jobs Challenge” Program The Stark County Manufacturing Workforce Development Partnership’s funds are part of a $23.5 million grant awarded to the Ohio Manufacturers Association for a 3-year workforce development action…

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Melissa Coultas Joins the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of Development

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team Melissa Coultas has joined the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce as the vice president of development. Previously, she worked as the chief advancement officer for Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health. In addition to a strong advancement and fundraising background, Melissa is skilled in public relations, government…

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Meet the 2022 Community Salute Award Winners

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team Betty Smith was recognized with the highest honor, the Award of Merit, at the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Community Salute Awards on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Smith is the co-founder and executive director at EN-RICH-MENT. The Award of Merit was presented along with seven Awards of…

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Canton Regional Chamber joins the Ohio Clean Hydrogen Hub Alliance

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team The Canton Regional Chamber Board of Directors voted February 15 to join the Ohio Clean Hydrogen Hub Alliance, a coalition comprised of energy producers, industrial consumers, research institutions, elected officials, and community leaders. The Alliance is spearheading a campaign to convince the U.S. Department of Energy…

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2022 Business Excellence Award winners

Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Leadership Team The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2022 winners of the Business Excellence Awards. The 2022 Business Excellence Award winners include Canton Erectors, Inc., Canton Towing, Inc., ForeverLawn, Inc., FotTrot Aviation Services, LLC, Innis Maggiore, Powers Oil & Propane, and OMNI Orthopaedics.  Selections were…

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