Buckeye Hills Regional Council to Host Appalachian Ohio Innovation Gateway Network
Posted on: 11/07/2017
Buckeye Hills Regional Council will host the launch of the Appalachian Ohio Innovation Gateway Network and feature an exciting announcement from it's Marietta partner, the Building Bridges to Careers Epicenter.
Buckeye Hills was awarded $1.2 million by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to support the startup of the gateways. The Innovation Gateway Network focuses on increasing employment and prosperity through alternative learning and career pathways. It will serve residents in eight Ohio Counties and Wood County in West Virginia.
The Innovation Gateway Network will consist of three multi-use facilities, one each in Somerset, Nelsonville, and Marietta, Ohio. Each facility will host an innovative program of learning, markerspace activities, and development of entrepreneurs. The project ties together the efforts of three Appalachian communities, magnifying the impact of their work in addressing common challenges.
The program launch will be hosted on November 15th, 2017 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Buckeye Hills office in Marietta. The event is free and open to the public but RSVPs are requested by either phone or online.
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