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Apprenticeship Can Be A Path To Success

16 Nov , 2019  

National Apprenticeship Week is celebrated this year from November 11 through November 17. The week is used to bring attention to apprenticeship as an opportunity to be trained and skilled up for a particular type of work, and we would like to use this opportunity to feature a local success story. When Ashland native Josh Barr came to the end of his military career as a Marine in 2017 – he was unsure of what the next chapter in his life would entail. “I wanted to still be a part of something larger, like the strong brother and sisterhood I experienced in the military,” Barr said. “After speaking with the Business Manager, Jeff Sellers of Local 1216, about the Laborers’ Union Apprenticeship Program, I knew I found the opportunity I was looking for.” Read More

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Ribbon Cutting Friday Evening At Sixty-One Salon

9 Nov , 2019  

On Friday evening, a ribbon cutting and customer appreciation event was held for Sixty-One Salon and Beauty Boutique in downtown Mansfield; the full-service beauty salon has been open since mid-summer. Rather than directly employing those who work there, the myriad of professionals who offer their services to customers are renting space from the salon. Read More

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Richland Area Chamber Announces Award Finalists and Winners

5 Nov , 2019  

The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce surprised a handful of businesses on Friday, November 1, with in-person notifications that those organizations were in the running for Small Business of the Year. Already announced as a winner for the Non-Profit category is Little Buckeye Children’s Museum. The Museum has recently been in the news with work continuing on their new location, 174 Park Avenue West in Mansfield, which they anticipate moving into in 2021 as the Imagination District takes shape in downtown Mansfield. Read More

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Shaw & Ott Celebrates Expansion

30 Oct , 2019  

A ribbon-cutting was held on Tuesday morning at Shaw & Ott Medical, as the family-owned business celebrated the expansion of its showroom on Lexington Avenue in Mansfield. About 50 years ago they evolved from the original corner pharmacy into a home health care business, and now the new showroom space will give Shaw & Ott a better opportunity to showcase the products and home modifications it offers. Read More

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Area Unemployment Numbers Remain Steady

27 Oct , 2019  

In the most recent unemployment rate report issued through the Ohio Department of Family Services, north central Ohio’s jobless numbers remained steady. As for the entire state, Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in September 2019, up from 4.1 percent in August. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased 1,500 over the month, from a revised 5,592,700 in August to 5,591,200 in September 2019. Read More

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Gorman Rupp Third Quarter Financial Results

26 Oct , 2019  

The Gorman-Rupp Company: Gorman-Rupp Reports Third Quarter Financial Results – The Wall Street Transcript

GORMAN-RUPP REPORTS THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS Mansfield, Ohio – October 25, 2019 – The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) reports financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2019. […] This is an abstract of the document. To keep reading, click here and get access to the original version.

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Connect With Others Through Richland Young Professionals

25 Oct , 2019  

Richland Young Professionals (RYP) is a local organization of, as the name indicates, “young professionals” (generally, ages 21 to 45) who seek enhance and contribute to the prosperity of Richland County. The organization provides unique opportunities for professional development and networking through educational and social programming. Read More

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FastFingerprints Opening in Mansfield

23 Oct , 2019  

Many jobs require that employees complete a background check, which usually includes fingerprinting. FastFingerprints will be opening its 26th location in Ohio next week, right here in Mansfield. The office, inside Emmas Angels (at 120 Sturges Avenue) will open on Monday, October 28, with weekday hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Walk-ins and appointments are accepted. Read More

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LuxLife MedSpa Opens In Downtown Mansfield

22 Oct , 2019  

The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting this afternoon for the LuxLife MedSpa, which opened in the newly renovated building located at 46 Park Avenue West in downtown Mansfield. The medspa offers services including laser hair removal, botox, dermal filler, IV hydration and more. Through the renovation, the space offers multiple comfortable rooms in which treatments can be taken. Walk-ins are accepted, though appointments are appreciated and can be made online, over the phone at 419-566-3678, or by stopping in. Read More

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Chamber To Host Educational Cyber-Security Luncheon

21 Oct , 2019  

The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon on Friday, November 8 at the Life Celebration Reception Center (129 South Main Street, Mansfield) focusing on cyber security threats businesses may face. There is an increasing danger of cyber-attacks directed towards businesses, especially those in the small to mid-size and government sectors. This presentation, presented by local technology professionals from ES Consulting, will provide a better understanding of those threats, why businesses need to be secure, and what steps businesses need to take; all from the high-level perspective. Read More

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‘Tis The Season To Find A Holiday Job

20 Oct , 2019  

It’s that time of year when Richland County retailers gear up for what they hope will be robust holiday season sales. As we shared last year, the prediction for Mansfield/Ontario area shopping numbers for retail spending during the Christmas season was the strongest in the state with a predicted 8 percent increase. Local store owners are certainly hoping that trend continues this year. Predictions for the 2019 shopping season from the University of Cincinnati Economics Center are due out near Thanksgiving. Read More

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Chamber Workforce Development Director Completes Fellowship

17 Oct , 2019  

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced that Clint Knight, Director of Workforce Development at The Richland Area Chamber and Economic Development, has graduated from its premier business leadership program. The inaugural Business Leads Fellowship Program trained and equipped leaders from state and local chambers of commerce with resources, access to experts, and a network of peers to build their capacity to address the most pressing education and workforce challenges. Read More

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Five Guys Is Actually Coming, Two News Sources Report

11 Oct , 2019  

The under construction Lexington Pointe shopping center at 994 Lexington-Springmill Road in Ontario will in fact house a Five Guys Burgers and Fries, two local news outlets reported Thrus As we shared back in August of last year, the popular burger chain had expressed an interest in locating in the building being constructed on the former Ocean Buffet property. At that time, the likely retail mix also included the restaurant chain Panda Express. Read More

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Central Ohio Unemployment Numbers Trending Down

2 Oct , 2019  

This past week, seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for Ohio’s counties and larger cities were released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. While the state’s rate remained steady, the rates in Richand and all adjacent counties remain substantially level from the month before. Read More

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