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Recruitment & Retention Trends Affecting Local Workforce
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
The Emerging Workforce Study (EWS), conducted by Spherion Staffing Services, has examined the issues and trends impacting the workplace and the...
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Recruitment & Retention Trends Affecting Local Workforce

Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

What:
When: 10/03/2014 - 1:15pm
Where: The University of Akron Wayne College

The Emerging Workforce Study (EWS), conducted by Spherion Staffing Services, has examined the issues and trends impacting the workplace and the employment life cycle for more than 15 years. Spherion Division President Sandy Mazur will deliver the keynote address on this year's EWS findings and its implications for companies at Wayne County’s National Manufacturing Day luncheon October 3 at The University of Akron Wayne College.  Cost to attend the luncheon is $15.  RSVP here

An optional break out session focused on the Recruitment and Retention of employees will be offered by Spherion starting at 1:15pm  The session will look at current manufacturing sector economic indicators, overall national health of the industry

·       Understanding projected and anticipated hiring trends by manufacturers, including supply and demographic challenges facing the industry
·       What are Ohio’s specific manufacturing hiring trends, and obstacles
·       Data findings from Spherion’s Emerging Workforce Study, uncovering manufacturing workers’ mindset, values and expectations when it comes to their workplace and employer, including:
o   How manufacturing workers find their jobs, and what influences their decision to join a company
o   How engaged are manufacturing workers today? And, what would improve their level of engagement?
o   Training and re-training is a key issue for today’s manufacturing companies, how satisfied are manufacturing workers with training and development programs at their current employer?
o   What aspects of their job/company makes manufacturing workers more loyal?
o   When it comes to skills and safety training, Millennials require a new, innovative approach.
o   How can manufacturers protect their Millennial workforce, and better satisfy them to overcome Boomer retirement gaps?

A Good Layout for Entrepreneurship
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:24pm
"We make free decorating "house calls" to help you plan your room, we still offer free delivery on our own trucks by our own trained staff, and we...
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A Good Layout for Entrepreneurship

Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:24pm

What: Orrville YP Professional Development Luncheon
When: 10/08/2014 - 11:30am
Where: Heartland Point

"We make free decorating "house calls" to help you plan your room, we still offer free delivery on our own trucks by our own trained staff, and we still provide product service under our roof for all the things we sell."  Jack Runion, owner, Runions Furniture in Orrville, will share his "Layout" for success at the Orrville YP Professional Development Luncheon on Oct 8.  RSVP Required.  Cost $10

Register here

 

When Disaster Strikes
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 3:34pm
 The Wayne County Emergency Management Agency is the authority that is reponsible for responding to disasters including floods, tornadoes, chemical...
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When Disaster Strikes

Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 3:34pm

What:
When: 10/08/2014 - 3:30pm
Where: White's Maibach Ford

 The Wayne County Emergency Management Agency is the authority that is reponsible for responding to disasters including floods, tornadoes, chemical spills or incidents of terrorism.

How quickly your company can get back to business after a disaster often depends on emergency planning done today.  Whilie recognizing that each situation is unique, your organization can be better prepared if it plans carefully, puts emergency procedures in place and practices for all kinds of emergencies.

This presentation will outline common sense measures business owners and manager can take to prepare.  A commitment to planning today will help protect your business investment and give your company a better chance for survival. RSVP Required

CEO's and personnel responsible for your organization's emergency response plans are encouraged to attend.

Showing Good Character Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:37am
Showing Good Character Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow is the theme for Character Education Week, September 26 - Oct 7.  Character Education is a...
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Showing Good Character Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:37am

What:
When: 09/26/2014 - 11:30am
Where:

Showing Good Character Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow is the theme for Character Education Week, September 26 - Oct 7.  Character Education is a committee of the Heartland Education Community, a community coalition that began in 1991 to explore ways to leverage the talent and resources of the community to improve education.

MORE ABOUT CHARACTER EDUCATION IN ORRVILLE

 

Historic Homes Tour
Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014 - 3:24pm
Orrville Historical Society invites you to tour the Stansbury House, 425 S Main Street, Orrville on Saturday, September 20 between 1pm - 3pm.  This...
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Historic Homes Tour

Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014 - 3:24pm

What:
When: 09/20/2014 - 1:15pm
Where: Stansbury House

Orrville Historical Society invites you to tour the Stansbury House, 425 S Main Street, Orrville on Saturday, September 20 between 1pm - 3pm.  This gorgeous brick Italianate dates from 1872. Built initially for John Saurer, the home was purchased at auction in 1894 by the J. W. Stansbury family for $3,600. The Stansbury famil...y converted the home into a duplex in 1921. It remained in the Stansbury family until 1960 until it was purchased by Albert and Shirley Struck. The Strucks had been renting it since 1947.

The12 room house has many unique architectural details including 10 foot high doors and hand-carved ornate frames. The gingerbread on the exterior is complemented by cast iron window caps and sills.

First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
Posted on Friday, September 5, 2014 - 11:48am
The American Red Cross of Wayne County will offer an Adult and Pediatric first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external...
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First Aid/CPR/AED Certification

Posted on Friday, September 5, 2014 - 11:48am

What:
When: 09/27/2014 - 9:00am
Where: Orrville YMCA

The American Red Cross of Wayne County will offer an Adult and Pediatric first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certification to area residents. The price for the class is $110, but residents who fall within the 250 Federal Poverty Guidelines or qualify for the Free/Reduced Lunch program may attend at no charge. It will be held at the Orrville YMCA (1801 Smucker Rd, Orrville) on Saturday, September 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

To register for the class, please call the Wayne County Chapter at 330- 264-9383. There is a 16 person maximum.

Learning basic first aid, how to administer CPR, or how to use an AED can quite possibly mean the difference between life and death for someone suffering from sudden cardiac arrest or other medical emergency. The Red Cross has set a goal of having one certified family member in every household. Certifications are valid for a two-year period.

The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of classes that meet the needs of the general public, workplaces, schools and organizations. Select from a range of courses, including First Aid, CPR and AED training and others such as water safety and babysitting.  Visit redcross.org/takeaclass for details.

Digital Campaigns That Drive Action
Posted on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 9:07am
Join us for the Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce 4th Friday Business Matters Luncheon on September 26 and learn some great new strategies to help...
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Digital Campaigns That Drive Action

Posted on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 9:07am

What: Fourth Friday Luncheon
When: 09/26/2014 - 11:30am
Where: Heartland Point

Join us for the Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce 4th Friday Business Matters Luncheon on September 26 and learn some great new strategies to help your email and social media efforts be more effective components of one of the core campaign types, newsletters and announcements.  Lunch Cost is $10.  RSVP Here

Email is more important than ever – to the communication efforts of businesses and nonprofits everywhere; and to the customer, donor, client or supporter of those organizations. This session will reveal some simple but effective best practices and considerations for the small business or nonprofit seeking to make their email newsletters more effective.


 Attendees of this presentation will learn:

  • The different types of newsletters
  • What to write about in your newsletter or announcement and how to consider using images
  • Subject line best practices, and when to send your newsletter
  • The importance of understanding how connected email and social media are…they have to be done together.
  • What types of additional tools might be useful

YP Luncheon
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:15pm
Ryan McAllister, president, iTran Electronics Recycling will be the speaker at the September 10 Orrville YP Professional Development luncheon.  Lunch...
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YP Luncheon

Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:15pm

What: Orrville Young Professionals Luncheon
When: 09/10/2014 - 11:30am
Where: Heartland Point

Ryan McAllister, president, iTran Electronics Recycling will be the speaker at the September 10 Orrville YP Professional Development luncheon.  Lunch & networking at 11:30am.  Speaker begins at noon. Cost $10 for lunch

More info and to RSVP http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cycle-of-recycling-tickets-12876376589

Family Walk
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:10pm
First National Bank is interested in the health of its employees and the communities it serves.  We are excited to sponsor (4) Family Walks during...
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Family Walk

Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:10pm

What: Family Walk
When: 09/25/2014 - 4:30pm
Where: First National Bank - Orrville Branches

First National Bank is interested in the health of its employees and the communities it serves.  We are excited to sponsor (4) Family Walks during the month of September.  The walks will be held from 4:30 – 7:00 PM each Thursday evening in Orrville from September 4th – 25th for families and walkers of all ages. 

A drawing will be held after each week for a $25 Visa gift card.  Participants will need to register for the drawing at either the Market Street or West High Street First National locations and have both locations punch the card to show the completion of the loop between the two branches. 

In case of inclement weather, the walk will be cancelled. 

Family Walk
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:08pm
First National Bank is interested in the health of its employees and the communities it serves.  We are excited to sponsor (4) Family Walks during...
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Family Walk

Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014 - 4:08pm

What: Family Walk
When: 09/18/2014 - 4:30pm
Where: First National Bank - Orrville Branches

First National Bank is interested in the health of its employees and the communities it serves.  We are excited to sponsor (4) Family Walks during the month of September.  The walks will be held from 4:30 – 7:00 PM each Thursday evening in Orrville from September 4th – 25th for families and walkers of all ages. 

A drawing will be held after each week for a $25 Visa gift card.  Participants will need to register for the drawing at either the Market Street or West High Street First National locations and have both locations punch the card to show the completion of the loop between the two branches. 

In case of inclement weather, the walk will be cancelled. 

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