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OHIO NATURAL GAS / OIL PRODUCERS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN: Ohio’s natural gas and oil producers have launched a statewide, multi-platform campaign to educate Ohioans about the ways in which natural gas and oil provides for our quality of life.

Featuring two ads, the campaign makes clear that no matter where we live, work or play, Ohio-produced natural gas and oil is essential to life, according to Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP), the industry’s education and public outreach program.

The campaign follows an OOGEEP voter opinion survey showing approval of Ohio’s natural gas and oil, with eight in 10 Ohio voters supporting the industry.

New Business

NEW BOUTIQUE AT EASTWOOD: Lady Dejur’e is the latest fashion boutique for women to open at the Eastwood Mall.

Located in the Dillard’s concourse, the new store offers custom-made clothing and new styles for a variety of uses, from work to night life to daily lifestyle and more formal settings. It also offers alterations for women’s, men’s and children’s clothing.

The owner is Shawna Mitchell, who also owns Sisterz Boutique in the Pittsburgh area.

People on the Move

BROKERAGE ADDS MEMBER: Heith Mohler of Akron has joined the brokerage team at More Options Realty.

Mohler specializes in REO properties and has multiple designations including ABR, SRS, SRES and more. He is also a licensed real estate broker in Florida.

More Options Realty has offices in Boardman, Hubbard and Tallmadge.

NEW SURGERY CHAIR AT AKRON CHILDREN’S: Dr. Mark Wulkan is the new chair of surgery at Akron Children’s Hospital.

As chair he will oversee a department that completes nearly 20,000 pediatric surgeries per year. In addition to his duties at the hospital, he will be a professor of surgery and pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown.

He started in the role earlier this month following a national search. Wulkan comes from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the division of pediatric surgery at Emory University, where he served as surgeon-in-chief since 2010.

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