It started with Colonel James Findlay, who built a road and stockade in the area to transport and shelter his troops during the War of 1812. This stockade was later named Fort Findlay in his honor, with the town of the same name sprouting up after the war. Decades later, the town of Findlay was a stop for slaves traveling along the Underground Railroad. From the 1880s until the early 20th century, the area was a booming center of oil and gas production.
Whirlpool Corporation has many employees across the globe who have chosen to make manufacturing a long-term career. Maggie Hammaker is one of those individuals. Starting out at age 19 on the assembly line in Greenville, Ohio at the KitchenAid plant, she was a motor builder for the classic stand mixer. From there, she eventually worked her way up to a position overseeing all of the classic stand mixer assembly lines—eight of them in all—by the age of 29.
COLUMBUS, OH, July 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Ohio legislature approved legislation today to weaken the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency resource standards, a move that will effectively halt clean energy development in the Buckeye State, said the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres.
Duke Energy recognizes small businesses that make giving back to the community part of their mission
Small businesses are a powerful economic engine and a catalyst for good in their communities. During National Small Business Week (May 5-11), Duke Energy is spotlighting small businesses in its service area that are dedicated to giving back.
May is Duke Energy In Action month, when the company emphasizes community service and encourages employees to volunteer in their communities. During small business week, Duke Energy employees are volunteering side by side with employees from the small businesses.
CLEVELAND, April 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Companies and institutions in Ohio will gather today to discuss with state lawmakers how energy policy has the potential to drive investment and economic development in the Buckeye State.
April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Major investors and companies in Ohio oppose provisions in legislation introduced today in the Ohio Legislature that would weaken the state’s renewable portfolio and energy efficiency resource standard.
The provisions, included in part of a larger package to support a bail out of the state’s aging nuclear plants, would require all classes of customers to meet a lengthy list of requirements in order to “opt in” for participation in both the state’s Renewable Portfolio and Energy Efficiency Resource Standards.
OHIO, September 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council announces 2018’s Top 15 Diverse Companies in Ohio. The Top 15 is derivative from the Diversity in Corporate Governance Report. The report is comprised of research performed by the National Diversity Council and is based on researched of racial, ethnic and gender diversity of corporate executive leadership and board membership of the 55 Fortune 1000 companies located in Ohio as compared with data for the states.
New community investments build on the company’s legacy of support across the state
WOONSOCKET, R.I., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a series of community investments to improve the health and wellness of local communities in Ohio. More than $150,000 in new grants will help support Ohio nonprofits helping to mitigate prescription drug abuse and expand access to quality, convenient and affordable care across the state.