06 Sep

August 2019 building permit list

As we look through the August building permit report, Hometown Hibachi, coming to downtown, and Posh Nails, moving to Executive Center Drive, get their certificates of occupancy and work begins on the new multiple retail space for North Mulberry Street. Read more in our building permit report: August 2019 Building…

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06 Sep

Celebrate Chamber Week with us!

The Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce works hard each day to promote economic and community development by providing services and addressing issues important to business. Each year, National Chamber of Commerce Week hopes to spotlight the connections between the community, businesses and the Chamber across the country. This year, we'd…

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03 Sep

FREE Gale Courses can help employees enhance skills

If you are an employee who would like to gain valuable work-related skills but do not have a lot of money to shell out on expensive courses, or an employer who would like to help an employee gain those skills, the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library has a great…

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03 Sep

On the passing of Victoria Schafer

Fresh off a long Labor Day weekend, we were shaken this morning to hear of the tragic passing of Victoria Schafer. The photo here is one she shot of Paint Creek in 2015 and it captures the beauty of our county so, so well. There’s not much about her that…

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26 Aug

Great news for the local HOPE Partnership Project

This is phenomenal news for the folks fighting the opiate epidemic in our county and those who are working hard to help those coming out of recovery to continue their sober pathway. The Chamber is proud to partner with the Hope Partnership Project to help educate our member/investors to find…

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26 Aug

Why it’s important to tell the Chillicothe story

I had another chance to tell Chillicothe's story last week. And, I don't mind telling it one bit. State Treasurer Robert Sprague visited Chillicothe last Thursday, meeting and touring Adena Health System's campus, visiting the Chillicothe Antique Emporium, and meeting with Toria Barnhart of the Chillicothe Gazette at our office…

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19 Aug

Building a champion

Somewhere John Wend - most likely behind a microphone - is smiling. For 25 years, Wend was the booming public address voice of the Chillicothe Paints and dedicated himself to making sure that players, coaches, and fans had a great time while at V.A. Memorial Stadium. As the literal voice…

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