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Ashland Officials Tout Several New Businesses

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  Original Published: 4/4/2014Three new businesses are opening in Ashland, and they were introduced Friday during a news conference held by the Ashland Area Council for Economic Development. Two are small businesses. Kimberly's Closet at 258 Union Street, is owned by Kim Swanstrom, specializing in upscale women's clothing. The other is Juliana Bridal at 42 West Main Street, owned by Jessica Neff. It specializes in wedding and prom dresses and men's formal wear. The other is a larger, expanding business, Transport Worldwide, a trucking logistics business owned by David Allen, moving into 1797 Seddon Court.  Ohio Edison also donated $5,000 toward the Economic Development Council's administrative costs. And, Ashland Area Council for Economic Development Director Kathy Goon announced an effort to have Ashland County become one of Sight Selection magazine's top 100 "micropolitans" in the nation, by attracting businesses with at least 50 new employees, 20,000 square-feet of new buildings, and $1-million in capital investment.
   
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