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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Public campaign meeting will recruit ambassadors to tout success of grants

Excerpt of story provided by Akron Beacon Journal
Written by Paula Schleis

Over the past eight years, Ohio's Third Frontier Program has funneled well over $100 million into the Akron area...

...Grant recipients credit the program with directly creating more than 100 jobs in the area, retaining hundreds more that might have been lost without it, and fueling startup companies with the potential to employ thousands in the future...

...On Tuesday, economic development groups in the region are hosting a public campaign meeting to create and provide tools to Third Frontier ''ambassadors...''

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