Team NEO Event – NEO Rising: Celebrating Today. Building Tomorrow.

Apr 25, 2018 | News, Newsletter

Thursday, May 10, 4pm – 6pm
Registration is now open for the celebration.
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In 2017, the regional economic development partners across the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio worked together to achieve or exceed goals set by JobsOhio in four categories: projects completed, jobs created/committed, payroll added/committed and capital investment. Let’s keep the momentum going!

The celebration correlates with the International Economic Development Corporation’s National Economic Development Week, an opportunity to honor and celebrate economic development professionals.

The event will feature keynote Tim Timken, Chairman, CEO and President of TimkenSteel Corporation, who has been part of this regional revitalization from the beginning. He will share his insights into why Timken and the Timken Foundation believe in and support Team NEO and our entire network of partners in these vital efforts.

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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