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Mansfield’s first film industry mixer hosted by Braintree & Cypress Hill Winery

More than 100 people registered for the Mansfield Film Industry “Mixer” hosted at Cypress Hill Winery at 51 E. 4th St. in Mansfield. The mixer aimed to help filmmakers from the Mansfield, Ashland and Crestline areas network with each other. Some attendees also traveled from Youngstown, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo.

Bob Cohen, Braintree Business Development Center business adviser, helped organize and sponsor the event.

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Former Westinghouse ‘A’ building across the street from Braintree is not going away quietly

The former Westinghouse “A” building is apparently beginning to demolish itself — and it’s going to cost local taxpayers another $18,538.

The walls of the decaying, five-story structure at 200 Fifth St. are expected to officially come tumbling down on Dec. 19 in what’s been dubbed the “Westinghouse Demolition Extravaganza. It’s expected to take six to 10 weeks to demolish the mammoth structure.

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Are young business owners outgrowing Richland County?

Braintree’s Bob Cohen says Richland County can be a great place to start a business.

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What is Richland County doing now to support young business owners?

Braintree, the Richland Area Chamber & Economic Development, North Central Ohio SCORE and NECIC all aim to support young entrepreneurs through mentorship and connections with other local businesses.

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Braintree board member Jodie Perry announces run for mayor
Jodie Perry, president and CEO of the Richland Area Chamber & Economic Development, announced that she will run for mayor of the city of Mansfield as a Republican next year. Jodie Perry made the announcement Tuesday in downtown Mansfield. Current Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker cannot run again because of term limits. He will have completed […]
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Braintree hosts inaugural CONNECTED Mansfield event
Chris Borja founded the CONNECTED Networking Group to focus on building personal relationships in addition to professional contacts. CONNECTED started in Dublin, Ohio but has since expanded across the state. On Tuesday night, Braintree hosted Mansfield’s first CONNECTED event with more than 30 attendees. Jeff Schultheis was the local sponsor. He met Borja at a Columbus networking […]
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Mansfield SunDown RunDown alum Wizest gets investment nod from JumpStart
Over the past six months, JumpStart Ventures has invested in several Ohio-based tech companies, with new investment announcements coming soon. This increased momentum is not a surprise and, in many ways, validates what we already know about our region’s robust tech startup community. Northern Ohio is home to passionate and visionary founders who embody persistence, […]
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Braintree companies at Business Expo
The 15th Richland Area Chamber and Economic Development “Get in the Game” Business Expo Opening Ceremony kicked off with the Richland County Sheriff’s Color/Honor Guard, accompanied by 2019-2020 Miss Ohio Caroline Grace Williams performing the national anthem. Among the 100+ businesses on display were several Braintree companies including Skyline R&S, T’s Bees, Right Time, and High Desert Greens. […]
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JumpStart, Braintree and other NE Ohio collaborators to receive $39Million in entrepreneurial support from Ohio Third Frontier
The Ohio Third Frontier Commission approved a total of $82.3 million in grants to six regional Entrepreneurial Services Provider (ESP) programs including JumpStart who’s grant for $33.8 million will be allocated among JumpStart’s collaborators in Northeast Ohio: Bounce Innovation Hub in Akron. Braintree in Mansfield. BRITE Energy Innovators in Warren. Case Western Reserve University in […]
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