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    Actively pursue the expansion and retention of businesses to promote regional economic growth

     

    Goals

    1. Defined the Chamber of Commerce’s role and influence in the economic development process
    2. Partnered with Middletown Economic Development Department on 43 business visits
    3. Created marketing pieces highlighting the many “positives” of the region
    • Assets such as regional airport, aquifer, I-75, schools and energy
    • Developed a career cluster map based on the OhioMeansJobs defined “Career Clusters” that identifies higher education areas of study available for prospective businesses considering the region
    • Participates and supports Middletown’s What If Community Visioning process 
    • Participates and supports Downtown Middletown, Inc. (DMI) in their Strategic Planning process
    • Participates and supports Middletown City School District in their Strategic Planning process
    1.  Redesigned the All American Expo to increase business visibility and to introduce future workforce applicants to those businesses

     

     

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  • 2017 Society Members


    PAUL J. SORG SOCIETY

    AK Steel

    Butler Tech


    GEORGE M. VERITY SOCIETY

    Atrium Medical Center

    Deceuninck North America

    First Financial Bank

    MillerCoors


    CHARLES R. HOOK SOCIETY

    Cohen

    Cox Media Group Ohio

    Flowers by Roger, Inc.

    McGraw/Kokosing

    Midd Cities Partners 

    MidUSA Credit Union

    Robinson Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.


    JOHN B. TYTUS SOCIETY

    American Savings Bank

    Baker Concrete Construction

    Duke Energy

    G & J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Inc.

    Garden Manor Care Center

    Markey’s Rental & Staging

    NTE Energy

    Precision Strip, Inc.

    Russ Beckner Pictures

    Slam Dunk Sports Marketing

    Tech Force Onsite, LLC