Friday 19, December - 2014

Knox County – Work, Live and Play

Knox County is a great place to Work, Live and Play! Residents enjoy a scenic living space with green and flower laden rolling hills in spring, beautiful corn fields in summer, forests of red, yellow and green in fall and a slow moving river that flows through the backbone of the county that adorns white sparkling banks in winter. There are hundreds of square miles of trails and green space to enjoy, including a 14 mile paved walking and biking path. Each village and city center features a vibrant retail and entertainment district that is sure to keep you busy on a Friday night. Manufacturing and technology based businesses are a life source to the counties steadily growing economy. Manufacturers in Knox County ship to locations on every corner of the earth and continue to make advancements in energy and new technology to influence improvements worldwide. Excellence in healthcare is a top priority in Knox County. Local healthcare businesses take pride in providing top notch facilities with the latest treatments and caring physicians. Knox County also has a strong interest in investing in its future, boasting three universities, a career/technical center, and five local school districts. They educate with forward thinking ideas that are sure to encourage the next generation of leaders and innovators. We invite you to check out the rest of our site for more resources on our wonderful community. We think you will enjoy Knox County as much as we do!

Featured Events

HR Connections

Where: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre

Address: 1451 Gambier Road

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, December 10th

HR Connections has been formed to provide education and peer advice to business and HR professionals in Knox County and surrounding areas.  Business owners, supervisors and HR professionals will find it beneficial to attend.  This month’s featured speaker is Barry Darryl Peel, Economic Development Specialist and Veteran Representative with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  Barry will be addressing the changes to the Affordable Care Act.

Ribbon Cutting 

Where: SPI Spot Science Play-Space Initiative

Address: 227 South Main Street

Time: Noon

Date: Thursday, December 11th


Chamber Day with the Cleveland Browns

Where: First Energy Stadium

Address: 100 Alfred Lerner Way, Cleveland

Time: 1:00pm

Date: Sunday, December 14th

The Knox County Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Cleveland Browns to bring our members “Chamber Day with the Cleveland Browns”.  We hope you enjoy the experience and consider purchasing tickets in future years. 

Knox County Safety Council

Where: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre

Address: 1451 Gambier Road

Time: 7:30am

Date: Wednesday, December 17th

Cost: $12 includes breakfast buffet.  All are welcome to attend.  Safety Council members can earn up to a 4% rebate on Workers’ Compensation premiums.  BWC Special Investigations Unit will discuss workers’ compensation fraud.

99th Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Where: Peirce Hall, Kenyon College

Address: 201 College Park Street

Time: Cocktail Reception begins at 5:15pm, dinner will be served at 6:30pm, Awards Ceremony will follow at 7:00pm.

Date: Friday, January 9, 2015 Cost: $60/person


2013 Annual Report