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Coronavirus Updates April 23, 2021

April 23, 2021 |

This week, Governor DeWine held  a press conference on Wednesday.  He discussed plans for three new PSAs encouraging Ohioans to get vaccinated and also discussed virus spread and variants.  As of this week, 38 percent of Ohioans have received at least one coronavirus vaccination shot.  Although cases have plateaued, virus variants are more contagious among…

Ohio’s Budget: What’s on the Horizon for Fiscal Years 2022-2023

April 19, 2021 |

“Ohio’s Budget: What’s on the Horizon for Fiscal Years 2022-2023” will be one of three panels at the virtual 2021 Akron-Canton Regional Conference on April 23. We are excited to welcome several members of the Ohio General Assembly to give us insight into the proposed budget and what it will mean for the Akron-Canton region.…

Coronavirus Updates April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021 |

This week, Governor DeWine held  press conferences on Tuesday and Thursday. Governor DeWine directed all Ohio vaccine providers to temporarily pause using the Johnson and Johnson vaccine following a recommendation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The recommendation for a pause was made after six people who…

The Akron-Canton Metroplex Panel Announced

April 16, 2021 |

“The Akron-Canton Metroplex,” will be one of three panels at the virtual 2021 Akron-Canton Regional Conference on April 23. The panel is focused on regional collaboration around key economic development initiatives. Panelists will discuss recent economic development efforts to benefit Akron-Canton and how the Metroplex concept has served those efforts. This session will take place…

Coronavirus Updates April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021 |

This week, Governor DeWine held  press conferences on Monday and Thursday. Governor DeWine announced that the Ohio Department of Health would issue a simplified health order that streamlines previous orders into a single order that underscores the most important tenants of infection prevention. He also announced that he has asked Ohio’s local health departments and…

2021 Akron-Canton Regional Conference Political Insight Panel Announced

April 7, 2021 |

“Political Insight: The State of Ohio’s Political Parties,” will be one of three panels at the virtual 2021 Akron-Canton Regional Conference on April 23. We are excited to welcome Ohio’s new party leaders to share their observations and outlooks on their respective parties and discuss what’s next for the Ohio Democratic and Republican parties. This…

Secretary LaRose to Speak at 2021 Akron-Canton Regional Conference

April 6, 2021 |

We are pleased to announce that Secretary of State Frank LaRose will speak at the 2021 Impact Ohio Akron-Canton Regional Conference at 8:45 a.m. The conference will be held virtually on Friday, April 23. Secretary LaRose took office on January 14, 2019. As Ohio’s Secretary of State, he is doing his part to deliver a…

Coronavirus Updates April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 |

This week, Governor DeWine held a press conference on Thursday.  During the press conference, the Governor announced Ohio would start vaccinating college students on their campuses and employees at their places of work. The state will begin working with local colleges and universities to offer vaccination clinics on campuses across the state beginning the week…

2021 Impact Ohio Akron-Canton Regional Virtual Conference

March 29, 2021 |

Impact Ohio is excited to announce that the first conference of 2021 will be the VIRTUAL Akron-Canton Regional Conference on Friday, April 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. via Zoom. The 2021 Impact Ohio Akron-Canton Regional Conference will be a premier opportunity for key government officials, business leaders, and community members to learn more…