2nd Annual ED101 Connect

Jun 20, 2017 | News

Grow Licking County.

GROW Licking County’s 2nd Annual ED-101 Connect will feature a panel of community leaders and economic development experts who will highlight the role of infrastructure in economic development, an in-depth focus on workforce development efforts in Licking County, and a discussion about innovative measures under development by the Ohio Department of Transportation in Licking County.

See this ED101 Flyer for details.

 

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