Mayor's State of the City speech set for Feb. 13


Mayor Glenn Broska will present his State of the City address to the Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce for its next lunch, which will take place Feb. 13 from 11:30 to 1 p.m.

The event will take place at the Rusty Nail Restaurant, 7291 Route 43 in Twin Lakes.

The event is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members. To RSVP, contact the Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce at or 330-626-4769.

Employment Expo set for March 20

Looking for a new job close to home?

The Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce may have a solution: The first annual Employment Expo, set for March 20 at Streetsboro High School from 5-7 p.m.

The event is free to all job-seekers.

It will feature 30 to 40 employers seeking local workers in non-profit agencies, industrial businesses, office jobs and more.

Participation is free to members of the Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce as new member benefit in 2013. For non-members, the cost is $250, or they may join the Chamber and receive a $250 discount on their annual membership dues.

Exhibitor applications will be available Jan. 29 by contacting the Chamber at 330-626-4769 or

Industrial Roundtable set for Feb. 26

The Portage Development Board, local economic development directors and chambers of commerce, including the Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce will host the fourth Portage County Industrial Roundtable Feb. 26 at Maplewood Career Center at 7:30 a.m.

The discussion will explore how to hire quality employees. Panelists will include Kelly Jurisch, human resource manager for PARTA; Harry Walker, human resource and training officer for Hometown Bank; Helen Tauscher, human resource manager at Viking Forge in Streetsboro; and Liz Zorc, human resource manager for the city of Kent.

To register, call the Portage Development Board at 330-297-3470 or the Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce at 330-626-4769.

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