Published on : Thursday, December 28, 2017
The new leaders were introduced to both the agencies and their respective teams in 2017.
The new management team of Destination Geauga, Melinda Kerr and Laura Zigman took the administration in the midway through 2017 and point out that they are keen in promoting the simple charms of the county, back-to-basics aesthetics and a great mix of commerce and entertainment.
“People like to come to Geauga County to see simpler lives,” Zigman said, that the county is home to the world’s fourth-largest Amish community and the second-largest in Ohio. “And that’s a big (tourism) draw.”
At a recent phone interview, the pair explained that Geauga County, visitors’ favorite, has some of the key attractions like its park system and other outdoor-recreation activities like the Maple Highlands Trail and other hiking/biking destinations; cheese producers like the Middlefield Original Cheese Co-op and Rothenbuhler Cheese Chalet; wineries like Laleure Vineyards in Parkman Township and Sharon James Cellars in Newbury Township; followed by a society, over 75-years-old and a host of uncommon retail vignettes.