Shelby-Mansfield KOA Resort wins main awards throughout annual conference
BATON ROUGE, LA — The Shelby-Mansfield KOA Resort Campground has earned the 2022 President’s Award and Founder’s Award from Kampgrounds of America (KOA). These prestigious awards have been introduced Nov. 16 at KOA’s Annual Worldwide Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The KOA Founder’s Award — named in honor of Dave Drum, who based KOA on the banks of the Yellowstone River in Billings, Montana, in 1962 — is KOA’s highest service award. It’s awarded solely to these KOA campground homeowners and managers who attain world-class scores in each customer support and the KOA High quality Evaluation.
The KOA President’s Award is introduced to these campgrounds assembly distinctive high quality requirements and who obtain excessive customer support scores from their tenting company. KOA surveys a whole bunch of hundreds of campers annually concerning their KOA tenting expertise.
KOA is celebrating its 59th anniversary in 2021. To search out out extra about this KOA, or any of the opposite 525 KOAs within the U.S. or Canada, go to KOA.com.
Charles Mill Marina named Prime 100 seller for second consecutive 12 months
Charles Mill Marina, 1277 Ohio 430 in Mansfield, has been named a Prime 100 Boat Vendor in North America for 2021 by Boating Trade journal for the second consecutive 12 months.
The Boating Trade listing is the one impartial rating of boat dealerships and acknowledges dealerships which might be unsurpassed in enterprise operations, professionalism, advertising and marketing techniques, customer support and extra.
A whole listing of the Boating Trade Prime 100 Sellers for 2021 is out there at BoatingIndustry.com.
Firelands Electrical Cooperative declares contest winners, lighting contest
NEW LONDON — As a part of Nationwide Co-op Month, Firelands Electrical Cooperative held a particular prize drawing in October for its members. Three people have been randomly chosen from practically 400 entries submitted by way of mail and on-line.
Len Leber of Shiloh was the grand prize winner of a 5-quart Oster air fryer and cookbook. A ten-inch digital image body was awarded to second prize winner Maria Eiben of New London. Beverly Victor of Mansfield was the recipient of the third prize, a 32 GB Hearth pill.
Firelands Electrical has additionally introduced a Christmas lighting contest for its prospects. Beginning Monday by means of Dec. 26, members of the cooperative can submit a photograph of their indoor or outside Christmas lighting show for an opportunity to win a $50 invoice credit score.
Pictures must be emailed to [email protected] (most file dimension of 10 MB). Make sure you put “Christmas Lighting Contest” within the topic line and embody your identify, handle and phone quantity within the physique of the message. There is a restrict of 1 entry and one prize per member handle. Submitted photographs shall be posted in an album on Firelands Electrical’s Fb web page the place the general public can vote for his or her favourite.
One winner shall be chosen each Monday in December all through the competition. Winners will obtain a $50 credit score on their subsequent Firelands Electrical invoice and their photographs shall be featured in an upcoming concern of Ohio Cooperative Residing journal, in addition to on Firelands Electrical Cooperative’s web site and social media shops.
For full contest guidelines, go to firelandsec.com/contests.
Buehler’s Contemporary Meals declares new president/CEO
WOOSTER — Buehler’s Contemporary Meals has promoted Mike Davidson to president and CEO of the Ohio-based grocery store chain, efficient Jan. 2. He’ll take over from Dan Shanahan who introduced his retirement in early November.
Earlier to becoming a member of Buehler’s, Davidson was with Worth Chopper supermarkets in Schenectady, NY, as senior vice chairman of retailer operations. Previous to Worth Chopper, Davidson labored with Ahold firms Finast and Tops Markets. Whereas at Tops, Mike was regional VP of operations and VP of operations and merchandising.
Davidson holds a bachelor’s diploma in accounting, a grasp’s diploma in enterprise and attended the Cornell College meals govt program. He’s at the moment the chairman of the Ohio Grocers Affiliation.
Celebrating apprentices throughout Ohio
COLUMBUS — In keeping with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there have been 10.4 million job openings reported on the final day of August. Many of those jobs are within the trades and require particular training and expertise to fill.
This week marks the seventh annual Nationwide Apprenticeship Week, a nationwide occasion the place trade, labor, fairness, workforce, training, and authorities leaders host occasions to showcase the successes and worth of Registered Apprenticeship for re-building our economic system, advancing racial and gender fairness, and supporting underserved communities. Information from the Ohio Division of Job and Household Companies reveals that Ohio is ranked primary within the Midwest for the variety of apprentices within the state and third nationally.
The Division of Commerce may be very concerned with apprenticeships. The Wage and Hour Bureau oversees prevailing wage, which establishes the required wage fee for state-funded development tasks. The one folks on these tasks who could be paid lower than the established journeyperson wage fee are registered apprentices. This not solely offers registered apprentices an opportunity to get hands-on expertise, but it surely encourages firms to make use of apprentices and assist them develop.
These alternatives are just for registered apprenticeships, which have all the standard coaching parts resembling security coaching, on the job coaching, equal employment alternative coaching, and classroom coaching as permitted underneath the Nationwide Apprenticeship Act.
Moreover, the Division of Commerce regulates the Manufacturing Mentorship Program, which is one thing of a pre-apprenticeship program. This program permits any 16- or 17-year-old pupil who is just not a part of a longtime technical training program to work in a producing setting with adjusted restrictions on account of them being minors.
For extra info, go to com.ohio.gov/dico.