Monday 01, September - 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

September Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Trillium CNG Station
Address: 1 Columbus Road
Time: 5:30pm
Date: Wednesday, September 3rd

Winter Sanctuary
401 West Vine Street
WednesdaySeptember 10th

CrossFit 1808
14 East Gambier Street
Friday, September 12th

Mindy’s Ohio Mattress
855 Coshocton Avenue
Friday, September 26th

HR Connections
Where: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre
Address: 1451 Gambier Road
Time: 8:00am
Date: Wednesday, September 10th
Cost: There is no cost to attend.  HR Connections has been formed to provide education and peer advice to business and HR professionals in Knox County and surrounding areas. Reservations are required. HR professionals, business owners and supervisors will find it beneficial to attend.

Knox County Safety Council – Drug Abuse in Knox County…How Bad Is It?
Where: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre
Address: 1451 Gambier Road
Time: 7:30am
Date: Wednesday, September 17th
$12 includes breakfast buffet.  All are welcome to attend.  Safety Council members can earn up to a 4% rebate on Workers’ Compensation premiums.  Special guest speaker Lieutenant Gary Rohler, Knox County Sheriff Office.

Mental Health First Aid
Where: Chamber office
Address: 400 South Gay Street
Time: Noon
Date: Tuesday, September 23
Cost: There is no cost to attend.  Lunch will be provided.  Mental Health First Aid can be applied to anyone, anywhere.  Attend this session to learn more about how Mental Health First Aid can help you, your employees and your business.

2nd Annual Home Business Showcase
Where: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre
Address: 1451 Gambier Road
Time: 5:00pm until 6:00pm
Date: Tuesday, September 23
Cost: Chamber members receive a free table and first priority.  Non-members $100.    No cost to attend as a supporter of home businesses.  More than half of all U.S. businesses are based out of the owner’s home.  Show your support for the entrepreneurs in our community.  Interested in table rental?  Click here to learn more.

October Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

October 11, CareNet Pregnancy Services

October 17, Indian Bear Winery

Business After Hours
Where: Autumn Healthcare
Address: 1135 East Gambier Street
Time: 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, October 21
Cost: Free!-All are welcome to attend. Open to Chamber members, public, friends, and associates. Bring business cards for speed networking. 


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