Living in Northeast Ohio
Midwest – But Never Middle of The Road
Our Corporate Office in Orrville, Ohio is a quick commute from some of Northeast Ohio’s best places to call home. The region features a balance of big-city excitement and small-town charm – all within a 50-mile radius.
Living That Fits Your Lifestyle
According to US News and World Report, Ohio is the most affordable state in the country when factors like housing affordability and cost of living are considered. Whether you’re looking for a city loft in downtown Cleveland or acres of land in Wayne County, you'll find a place that fits the way you want to live.
A Focus on Education
Northeast Ohio is home to some of the state’s top-rated schools – both public and private. From elementary and secondary systems, to colleges and universities, there are extensive educational opportunities for every type of learner. Our Company strongly believes in lifelong learning and continuous improvement. Our Tuition Assistance Program is designed to be mutually beneficial to employees and the Company by helping employees further their knowledge, skills, and job effectiveness through reimbursement of some of the costs of qualifying continued and/or higher education.
Always Something to Explore
DiningNortheast Ohio has made national headlines for its food scene – and for good reason. Home to James Beard Award Winners and Nominees and our very own Iron Chef, the region is a food-lover’s paradise.
You could spend the day sampling local flavor at Cleveland’s West Side Market – one of the oldest-operating indoor markets in the Country dating back to 1912. Farm-to-table produce is available in late spring, summer, and fall at one of the area’s numerous farmer’s markets – which includes the Countryside Conservancy. Our restaurant scene continues to draw headlines, thanks to a plethora of acclaimed restaurants featuring award-winning chefs – like Mabel’s BBQ and Lola Bistro by Iron Chef Michael Symon, Greenhouse Tavern by James Beard winner Jonathan Sawyer, and Cleveland’s oldest family-owned restaurant, Sokolowski's University Inn, a James Beard winner for 'American Classics.'
ArtsIf stage theater is your passion, Cleveland’s Playhouse Square is the nation’s second-largest performing arts center with more than 1,000 events annually. The area’s premier volunteer theater – Weathervane Playhouse – produces high-quality performances with some of the industries brightest up-and-coming stars. Live entertainment that spans musical genres can be heard at one of several venues, including Blossom Music Center, Jacobs Pavilion, or Severance Hall – home to the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra. For a more leisurely day, get lost in the exhibits at the Cleveland Museum of Art, or the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
SportsIn Northeast Ohio, loyalty and tradition are the name of the game when it comes to professional sports franchises. The Cleveland Cavaliers won the city its first major sports championship in 52 years when it brought home the 2016 NBA Title. The Cleveland Indians resurgence has given fans a 2016 American League Championship and a 22-game winning streak in 2017, the longest run in American League history. Football fans can take in the action at a Cleveland Browns game, or spend time remembering the legends of the game at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Outdoors/AdventureWhether its hiking, biking, or thrill-seeking – Northeast Ohio has the perfect backdrop for your favorite pastimes – including the Cuyahoga Valley National Park System, Mohican State Park, and Ohio’s Rails to Trails. The Akron Zoo and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo both boast expansive exhibits and seasonal events. For thrill seekers, Cedar Point – which boasts a world-record 72 rides and 17 roller coasters – is a short drive west on the Lake Erie Coast.
Hidden GemsEach year in July, tens of thousands flock to Orr Park for the Orrville Firefighters Association's Independence Day Celebration, which is capped off with the Fire in the Sky fireworks display - said to be one of the best in the region. Local breweries, taverns, and wineries continue to pop up across the area – like Troutman Vineyards in Wooster, Gervasi Vineyard in Canton, and Wolf Creek Tavern in Norton. If you’re like us, you’ll love exploring the grounds of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens – an American Country Estate built between 1912 and 1915. Lehman’s Hardware – located in Wayne County’s Amish Country, stocks a collection of non-electric, eco-friendly tools from a simpler time.
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