Middletown is a city of 51,605 in southwestern Ohio (JOBS). It is 22 miles (35 kilometers) southwest of Dayton and 27 miles (43 kilometers) north of Cincinnati (JOBS), and was named for its location midway between those two cities. Middletown is in Butler County, and not to be confused with the two other Ohio communities named of the same name.
Middletown is on the Great Miami River, and was one of the stops along the Miami-Erie Canal. The Canal Museum reproduces the home of the worker who once tended the canal locks, and houses interesting artifacts. For more local history, pay a visit to the Middletown Historical Society's headquarters in the Pickwick Museum, or take a stroll through the Historic South Main District.
Art buffs will find a continually changing exhibits at the Middletown Arts Center, as well as classes for all ages and abilities. Art can also be found on the streets, in the form of 10 outdoor sculptures and a number of downtown murals. The Sorg Opera House has hosted plays, operas, movies, and community events for more than 100 years. There is also quality community theater available.
Be sure to check out the city's special events, such as the Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival and Christmas candlelit tours of the Historic South Main District. The Middfest International promotes cross-cultural understanding through performances, talks, and fun, and profiles a new country each year.
A rich history, a vibrant arts community, and affordable and diverse living, make Cincinnati a place worth settling into! Ohio is a also great place to settle because it has a wide selection of biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Some of the life-science companies found in Ohio are: Cardinal Health, Inc., Alkermes, Kendle International, Meridian Bioscience, Inc.,
Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , Battelle,
Procter & Gamble Co., Ricerca Biosciences, LLC, Steris Corporation, and Athersys, Inc. ,
For more information about opportunities in Ohio, visit The BioMidwest™ Hotbed community which highlights the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device industries in the area and keeps its audience abreast with the latest information about industry news and events throughout the region.
Check out job opportunities by visiting the BioSpace Career Center. Here you will find the life sciences most premier career events which showcase an array of local employers. At the Career Center homepage you can even check out video to see what the career fair experience is like and hear what job seekers and employers have to say.
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