Monday, March 18, 2013
The local business owner was just awarded the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Appreciation Award
Jennifer Harrington walked away from the annual Chamber Awards Dinner this past week with a Chamber Appreciation Award. Harrington, organizer of the "Holiday Paws Pantry" and owner of the graphic design studio The Ad Lab, talked with North Canton Patch about her continuing involvement in the community and shares a little more about herself in a Patch Q&A. For instance, did you know why North Canton was chosen for the site of the annual pet food drive, or that Harrington was the official New Year's Baby in her hometown back when? Read more below. North Canton Patch: Tell me a little about yourself — maybe how you found yourself running The Ad Lab, and what that is?
Jennifer Harrington: The Ad Lab is my graphic design/marketing studio — the…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
North Canton businesses, organizations and individuals were in the spotlight this week as they were recognized by the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce
The North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce tipped its hat to several businesses, individuals and organizations who've made a positive impact on the community this past year. The following were honored during the chamber's Annual Awards Dinner, sponsored by Farmers National Bank, at Arrowhead Golf Club Wednesday night.
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Orchard Hill intervention specialist was named "Educator of the Month" for March
The North Canton Area Chamber, Westfield Bank and Starbucks congratulate Carla Carper, March’s “Educator of the Month” award winner. The monthly award honors a North Canton City Schools staff member who exemplifies excellence in education in their interaction with students, parents and other staff members. Carper is an intervention specialist at Orchard Hill Intermediate School in her first year of full-time service following long-term substitute work. Principal Renee Manse says Carla’s passion and strength carry over to her work with the children, encouraging each of them to reach their personal best. Name: Carla Carper Town of residence: Louisville but just recently moved into North Canton this past fall Family: Richard Carper, father…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Pluto will talk about the Cleveland Indians' upcoming season in addition to other sports insights at the March 7 luncheon at Walsh University
Monday, February 18, 2013
White was named Educator of the Month through the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce,
The North Canton Area Chamber, Westfield Bank and Starbucks congratulate Kim White, February’s “Educator of the Month” award winner. The monthly award honors a North Canton City Schools staff member who exemplifies excellence in education in their interaction with students, parents and other staff members. Kim is a kindergarten teacher at Northwood Elementary School with 23 years of service to the NCCS. Principal Matt Donaldson credits her with helping make the transition to full-day kindergarten a success at the school. Name: Kimberly J. White Town of residence: North Canton Family: My parents reside in Canal Fulton. My four siblings live in the Canal Fulton and Massillon areas. Education: Bachelor's degree in education and master's in …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Polen is January's "Educator of the Month" award winner through the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce, Westfield Bank and Starbucks
The North Canton Area Chamber, Westfield Bank and Starbucks congratulate Jan Polen, January’s “Educator of the Month” award winner. The monthly award honors a North Canton City Schools staff member who exemplifies excellence in education in their interaction with students, parents and other staff members. Polen is a fourth-grade language arts teacher at Greentown Intermediate School, with six years of service at North Canton City Schools. Learn a little bit about her from the Q&A below. Name: Jan Polen Town of residence: Hartville, Ohio Family: I am married to Jeff We have three sons, Zach, 22; A.J., 20; and Joey 17 Education: B.A. Elementary and Special Education, University of Akron North Canton Patch: When did you know you wanted to be…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The program, which promotes sustainable business practices, was such a hit in 2012 that it will expand outside of North Canton this year
In the past year, the North Canton Medical Foundation became serious about sustainability. Just how serious? The medical campus at 6046 Whipple Ave. has worked to get all its employees on board with recycling and using more energy-efficient lighting and air conditioning. And, for its efforts, it's even earned a $2,000 scholarship through North Canton’s Green Business Roundtable program. "Communicating with employees is the top thing on our agenda," said Bob Nappi, director of human resources and facilities at the North Canton Medical Foundation. "We've got to get their attention and make sure we're not just paying lip service." The foundation is one of several businesses that takes part in the Green Business Roundtable, now in its second …
Monday, December 10, 2012
RSVP to Patch's Main Street U, held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Dec. 14 at the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce.
Friday, December 7, 2012
The North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce treated its members to dinner, drinks and raffle prizes inside North Canton Medical Foundation Thursday night
North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce members got a chance to mingle in their holiday best at their annual holiday party Thursday evening. About 75 members gathered inside North Canton Medical Foundation for dinner, drinks and the chance to win raffle prizes and the 50/50 drawing, which benefited the Holiday Paws Pantry. Check out the gallery of photos, and add you're own if you took any that night!
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Eleven of the 15 signs are already "sold out," so act soon to get your family, organization or business name engraved on bronze plaques.
Looking for a unique holiday present that won’t be outgrown or go out of style? North Canton City Council member Mark Cerreta recommends buying a sponsorship for one of the city’s new Gateway Entry Signs. Even Doug Lane, president of the North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce, is advocating the signs as a nifty gift idea. “As you consider giving this season, please consider adding one of the (gateway) signs to your list as a long-lasting gift to future generations,” Lane wrote in the chamber’s November newsletter. Eleven of the 15 signs are already “sold out,” so those who have been thinking about having their family name, a company or organization name or the name of a loved one engraved on the bronze plaques needs to act soon, Cerreta …