Other Services Sector Summary

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The Other Services Sector includes companies specializing in repair and maintenance, personal care services, funeral homes and services, cemeteries and crematories, laundry services, pet care, religious organizations, grantmaking and giving services, professional organizations, labor organizations, and political organizations.

The world-renowned Schantz Organ Company was founded by Abraham J. Schantz in 1873 in Orrville, Ohio. The company has built and refurbished organs for churches and concert halls around the world, including refurbishing the organ at Severance Hall in Cleveland.

One of the oldest churches in Wayne County that still has an active congregation and worship schedule is the First Baptist Church of Wooster, founded sometime between 1804 and 1806. Its current home on North Market Street was built in the late 1830s.