Crawford County Business Forecast and Economic Development Update Speakers Highlight Growth and Opportunity

Mar 1, 2023News, Newsletter

On February 24, the Bucyrus Area Chamber of Commerce and the Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce teamed up for their third annual Crawford County Business Forecast and Economic Development Update. Speakers offered good news, areas for growth and opportunity, warnings, encouragement, and honors for the community. 

Notably, David Zak, executive and economic development director of the Crawford Partnership for Education and Economic Development had this to share: “Fundamentally, the economy is very, very strong. We’ve got 1,400 business establishments that are producing an annual economic activity level of $2.5 billion, with a ‘B’.” He said that despite a decline in the manufacturing segment, growth within the health care sector and investment in strong economic development initiatives in the county are promising areas for opportunity. 

To read more comments by Zak and other speakers at the event, take a look at the full article.

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