Chamber offers JEDD?training

LIBERTY – The Regional Chamber will host an economic development forum titled “Joint Economic Development Districts 101: How JEDDs can pay off for your community and spur economic growth” next month in an attempt to educate local government officials.

The event is set for 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 1 at the Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Churchill-Hubbard Road.

Sarah Boyarko, chamber’s vice president for economic development, North America, said the forum was being offered to explain the JEDD process and show the economic development potential they provide.

Featured speakers are Tom Pascarella, Tallmadge city administrator, along with officials from Tallmadge, Warren and Vienna Township. Pascarella is a Girard native who had a long career as a professor of public administration at Kent State University and Hiram College. The forum is free but RSVPs are requested.