Economic Development
Economic Development

“I could run my business from anywhere in the country.  I stay here because of the people and recreational opportunities.  The four seasons have great appeal.”

Sam VanCura
Total Performance, Inc. 


Groups and Organizations

There are so many opportunities to get involved in Richland County that it is hard to keep up.  We have tried to list many of the service organizations, recreational groups and enrichment opportunities below.  If you don’t see what you are interested in, contact us.  There is a good chance that it is happening in Richland County.

Richland   Moves   Richland   County's Voice for Complete Streets better biking, walking, and transit              
Bookloft   Literati   Readers, writers, poets all gather   to share works, ideas and thoughts                
Creative Mansfield   This group is a forum   for discussion, planning and ideas surrounding Creative Placemaking in   Mansfield, OH        
Master   Gardeners   YOU could be a Master Gardener if:   you want to learn more about plants and gardening as well as share that   knowledge with others.    
MidOhio Bikers   Comprised of riders of all ages and   riding levels. Most of us are touring riders but we also have a few members   who enjoy bike trail riding, mountain biking and road racing.
Mansfield Area Y Running Club Support Local Runners by Providing   Group Runs and Supporting Local Races.              
Mohican Sailing Club   All sailboats are welcome at   Mohican Sailing Club. Races, lessons and family events are held regularly.          
Mansfield Sailing Club   Home of our Flying Scot fleet                        
Rotary   Clubs   Several of these organizations are   alive in Richland County. Check out the international website to locate one   close to you.      
Kiwanis   Clubs   Several of these organizations are   alive in Richland County. Check out the international website to locate one   close to you.      
Mansfield Noon   Optimist Club Service club dedicated to   "Bringing out the Best in Kids"                  
Altrusa International of Mansfield   OH    Altrusa is an   international organization (founded in 1917) of business and professional   leaders who volunteer their energies and expertise in projects dedicated to   betterment of their community.
Mansfield Liederkranz   Membership organization providing   soccer, golf, ladies auxiliary, club house              
Loyal Order of Moose   The Family Fraternity bringing   communities together - several lodges exist in Richland County.          
Vetern of Foreign Wars   Supporting our veterns; several   posts exist in Richland County                
AMVETS   Leadership, advocacy and service for   America's Veterns                  
Westbrook Country Club   Dining, swimming and golf in one of   Ohio's premier country clubs                
Grand   Lodge of Ohio Freemasons Several lodges exist in Richland   county; see the Ohio site for a listing                
Lions Club   There are several clubs of this   world's largest service organization.    Visit the international website for the one closest to you.    
Knights   of Columbus   Several councils of this fraternal   organization exist; visit the international website to locate one.          
Habitat for Humanity   Our mission is to   eliminate substandard, poverty housing in our community.               
Sons of Herman   Our Mission is to provide our   members with financial security and opportunities for personal enrichment   through community service and fraternal activities
Sons   of Italy   The Order Sons of Italy in America®   (OSIA) is the largest and oldest national organization for men and women of   Italian heritage in the United States
Fun Center Chordsmen   The "Fun Center   Chordsmen" is a group of men united to preserve, promote and participate   in the singing of a cappella, four part barbershop harmony
RichHistory Alliance   Historical destinations, groups, and supporting members