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UPDATE | Officials praise efforts as GM CEO announces new Lordstown EV battery venture

UPDATE | Officials praise efforts as GM CEO announces new Lordstown EV battery venture

The plant is a joint venture between GM and LG Chem and will create more than 1,100 new jobs.  
Business Updates

Business Updates

Business news and announcements from across the Mahoning Valley for the week of Dec. 1.
Mahoning Valley receives $1.6M grant for small businesses

Mahoning Valley receives $1.6M grant for small businesses

The grant is expected to help create 200 jobs, retain 55 jobs and generate $9 million in private investment.
Boardman school receives top prize in Boak & Sons coloring contest

Boardman school receives top prize in Boak & Sons coloring contest

One student from each school was chosen as a winner and received a $25 Handel’s gift card.
Prodigal Company marks 25 years of service

Prodigal Company marks 25 years of service

Prodigal’s presence has increased in manufacturing and in the growing industry of 3D printing.
Coaches Burger Bar offers chance to win free burgers for a year

Coaches Burger Bar offers chance to win free burgers for a year

Proceeds from the promotion will benefit United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.
Christmas trees are a family affair for the Fodors

Christmas trees are a family affair for the Fodors

Customers can cut down their own trees or choose from a selection of precut trees.
Oak Hill Collaborative offers online shopping workshops in Youngstown

Oak Hill Collaborative offers online shopping workshops in Youngstown

One-on-one sessions will be available Dec. 13.
Yanni’s Christmas Gathering to benefit Youngstown Blue Coats

Yanni’s Christmas Gathering to benefit Youngstown Blue Coats

During the event, 15 percent of Yanni’s profits will go to the nonprofit organization.
Watch out for these holiday shopping scams

Watch out for these holiday shopping scams

Carol Potter, president of the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley, told Mahoning Matters the frequency of online purchase scams has spiked 124 percent over the past few years.