Senator Voinovich Visits
Monday, October 21, 2002
COATC hosted U.S. Senator George V. Voinovich and his wife, Janet, for a tour and meeting with business and government officials from Licking County. Senator Voinovich, as Governor, attended the October 4, 1996 ceremony where the former Newark Air Force Base was officially transferred to the Port Authority.

His visit helped to raise the profile of the economic development plans for COATC as well as highlight Ohio and Licking County's significant role in military preparedness.

A photo collage is below.

Other information:
October 22: The Advocate: Voinovich Visits Boeing
October 22: On Target e-Newsletter
October 18: News Release

Photos from Senator Voinovich's visit to COATC.
COATC Tenants

Representatives from the COATC tenants join in a welcome reception.

Local Reception

Heath, Newark, Licking County, Chamber, and Port Authority officials join in welcoming the Senator.

Daycare Welcomes

Children from Southtowne Kids Club present Senator and Mrs. Voinovich with a welcome card.

COATC Presentation

Port Authority Director Platt provides an update about COATC.

Voinovich Remarks

Sen. Voinovich offers remarks before beginning his facility tour.

News Media

Following the tour, members of the news media interview the Senator.