The Stark County Oil and Gas Partnership will host "Choose Stark" from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 988 Cherry Road NW, Massillon.
The event will offer a forum from 1 to 4 p.m. and a networking reception from 4 to 6.
Choose Stark will focus on how oil and gas industry firms known as midstream entities and subcontractors are targeted.
Cost is $49 for members, $59 for nonmembers and $100 for membership and a ticket. Sponsorships are available at $200 and $400.
For more information, call 330-451-6207 or go online to www.choosestark.com.
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