Downtown Canton Newsroom

Looking for the latest news happening in downtown Canton? View our Downtown Canton newsroom archives below for the latest news from the Canton Development Partnership and its partner organizations.

 

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

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.

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Meet the 2022 Community Salute Award Winners

Betty Smith will be recognized with the highest honor, the Award of Merit, at the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce's Community Salute Awards on Wednesday, Oct.

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SCMWDP News Release

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.

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

Melissa Coultas has joined the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce as the vice president of development.

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General Chair & Vice Chair to Lead Volunteer Corps for 2022 Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week powered by Johnson Controls

General Chair & Vice Chair to Lead Volunteer Corps for 2022 Enshrinement Festival including Enshrinement Week powered by Johnson ControlsDENNIS MANZELLA TO SERVE AS GENERAL CHAIR, TODD HAWKE TO SERVE AS GENERAL VICE CHAIRCANTON, OHIO – The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce have named two longtime community volunteers to the top leadership positions for the 2022 festivities that will celebrate the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement.

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2022 Business Excellence Award winners

CANTON, OH (April 5, 2022) – The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2022 winners of the Business Excellence Awards.

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Canton Regional Chamber joins the Ohio Clean Hydrogen Hub Alliance

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.

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Stark County Manufacturing Workforce Development Partnership Expands Board and Elects Officers

The Stark County Workforce Development Partnership (SCMWDP) recently held their annual meeting where members were approved, and the Board was expanded from four to eight manufacturing employer representatives.

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Stark County Manufacturing Workforce Development Partnership Receives $100k State Grant

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Vintage Canton Set for September 16

  On Thursday, September 16, the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Vintage Canton event from 4:30 to 9:30 p.

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City of Canton Partners with Canton Chamber to Lead Innovation District Economic Development Efforts

The City of Canton today announced a collaboration with the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce (CRCC) to spark new investment and economic development activity in the Canton Innovation District.

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Stark County Manufacturing Workforce Development Partnership Formed

In response to challenges related to attracting, hiring, training and retaining a qualified workforce, a core group of manufacturers is taking action.

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