Mayor Dick Norton will present the next Charting the Course Presentation on Economic Development on September 30

Mayor Dick Norton will present the next Charting the Course Presentation on Economic Development on September 30

Green, OH –Mayor Dick Norton is hosting Charting the Course on Economic Charting the Course LogoDevelopment, a presentation geared to update business and community leaders on the City and its development,  on September 30 at 8:30 a.m. at the Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd.

Mayor Norton will share a brief update on the City’s economic development activities, followed by two guest speakers presenting information about programs available to assist businesses address their workforce needs.   Superintendent of the Portage Lakes Career Center, Ben Moore, will share details about its breadth of training programs available for both high school and adult students, including a new program that will launch soon as a result of receiving a $1.5 M State of Ohio Straight A grant to replicate a robotics and advanced manufacturing program called RAMTEC at Tri-Rivers Career Center.  In addition, Business Services Manager, Jason Haas, from Ohio Means Jobs - Summit County will discuss resources available to businesses to assist in attracting top talent, including free services available through the State of Ohio's partnership with  

“These presentations are a way for the City to provide valuable information to our businesses as well as update them on projects and developments in Green,” said Mayor Norton.  “Our business community is vital to our development and growth and keeping them informed is just one small way the City can assist in their growth their bottom-line.”

Mayor Norton presents several Charting the Course presentations to the business community each year as a way to keep them informed about the City’s progress towards meeting its strategic goals

Business leaders are invited to attend; however, seating is limited.  Please contact Amy Sehm at 330-896-6602 or to register.  The free event begins at 8:30 a.m., with breakfast and networking beginning at 8:00 a.m.

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.  Visit    Like us on Facebook at