Last month, Ohio-based company White Castle announced that it will build a new frozen food facility in Vandalia. Expected to create about 100 permanent jobs, the announcement received great fanfare, including a visit to the plant by Governor John Kasich.
The White Castle expansion into Vandalia is another example of business returning to Ohio. Our state has seen a consistent decrease in its unemployment rate and has been one of the leaders in job creation nationwide. From January 2011 to June 2012, Ohioans created more than 94,000 jobs, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
From one great food place to another, I want to remind everyone to visit the Montgomery County Fair August 29-September 3. It is a great opportunity for families and friends to get together, show support for the young people throughout the county and, yes, enjoy some great food. I hope to see you there.