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Business

Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce Member Business Relief Fund

In order to support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce created the MACC Member Business Relief Fund that provided grants to qualifying chamber member businesses. These funds were deployed from MACC’s Marietta Community Foundation Fund, which ...

Peoples Bank Foundation donates $25K to COVID-19 fund

Peoples Bank Foundation, Inc. announced that it donated $25,000 to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) to be used in response to the effects of COVID-19 through the Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund. “In these difficult times, Peoples Bank is doing everything it can to help ...

Wendy’s owners donate $110K to nonprofits

PARKERSBURG — The owners of local Wendy’s franchises on Monday donated $110,000 to a total of 27 organizations in the communities they serve. Wendpark owners Kim and Ray Blackburn donated $10,000 for each of their 11 Wendy’s locations across Wood, Pleasants and Wetzel counties in West ...

Briefcase

Stonewall hires VP, Director of Web Development Leslie Crooks, President of Stonewall Group, a strategic marketing services firm headquartered in Marietta, has announced the hire of Eric Griffiths to the position of Vice President, Director of Web Development. Griffiths will be responsible ...

A leader should respect the traditions and cultures of the past

In May of, 2004, my brother Jack and I and our wives visited our childhood home. It had been almost twenty years since we had been there together. In 1962, when Mom and Dad took teaching jobs at Beallsville, they purchased this 60 acre farm just north of the little Ohio town of Malaga to keep ...

Program to help area businesses reach customers

The last few months have been a tough time for all of us. As a tight knit small business community, we have missed the opportunity to visit and shop local. Now that restrictions are easing, it’s time for local businesses to get the word out that they are OPEN. — The Marietta Times can help. ...