Gubernatorial Candidates Forum: July 10, 2018

May 29, 2018 | Events, News

The Ohio Economic Development Association is excited to announce it has partnered with the Ohio Association of Regional Councils for the 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum.  Be sure to save the date for this opportunity to hear directly from the candidates and/or their staff about their platforms related to transportation, infrastructure, and economic development.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Hilton Columbus Downtown | 401 North High Street | Columbus, OH 43215
9 a.m. –3 p.m.

Mark your calendars and plan to attend.  Registration is expected to open in early June.

A Stronger Workforce through Understanding Mental Health and Addiction

About three months ago, we launched our Recovery Within Reach campaign, a first-of-its-kind effort to educate Ohioans about the financial effects of opioid addiction — and to connect them with treatment options close to their homes.

Our goal is to create a new way of talking about addiction, one in which people consider the facts and practical realities of how substance use disorder affects their lives. Not long ago, Gov. Mike DeWine challenged all of us in state government to think of ways we could help Ohioans navigate the opioid crisis that has affected our state for so long. For us, that meant considering the financial effects of addiction — and providing tools and trainings to help Ohioans and financial advisers talk about addiction and access care.

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Newark Development Partners continues to make strides in Downtown Newark

Newark Development Partners (NDP), the community improvement corporation for the City of Newark, continues to further development in the Downtown through various projects. The sale of the Hudson Avenue Church with surrounding property, the renewal of the Downtown Special Improvement District and the commencement of construction at the Historic Arcade are all recent successes for the City of Newark.

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