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Employment Task Force Releases Survey

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The Wyandot Employment Task Force (a joint effort of the Wyandot Chamber of Commerce and Wyandot County Office of Economic Development) has released a survey seeking confidential feedback from the Wyandot business community.  The very brief survey is part of an ongoing effort to identify and address negative impacts due to COVID-19. Any identifiable information […]

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First Federal Partners with JobsOhio for Additional Small Business Funding

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Local banking partner and WCOED member, First Federal Bank, has partnered with the state economic development entity, JobsOhio, to offer additional financing to area small businesses effected by COVID-19. The following is a JobsOhio Press Release found here: https://www.jobsohio.com/media-relations/posts/lending-support-for-small-businesses/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2020 Release Columbus – Today, JobsOhio, Peoples Bank and First Federal/Home […]

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New CARES Act Funding Webinar

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The WCOED has banded together with our economic development peers at the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership and throughout the region to host a regional webinar Tuesday, April 7th, at 2:00 p.m. with Ray Graves, Lender Relations Specialist with the US Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Cleveland Office. Register Here The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) […]

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SBA Disaster Loan Webinar Information

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This webinar has already taken place, but the slide deck can be found below: Click here for the presentation slides or watch the recording here. The WCOED has banded together with our economic development peers at the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership to host a regional webinar this Friday, March 27th, at 10:00 am with Ray Graves, […]

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2019 Business Retention & Expansion Report Published

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The 2019 Wyandot County Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E) Final Report is now available via the WCOED website. This year’s report identifies many continuing trends seen in previous years’ data collection efforts. Of note is that the 42 employers who submitted data for this year’s program added just over 350 new full time employees over […]

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4 Projects Honored at WCOED 11th Annual Dinner

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Four area businesses were presented with the Wyandot County Distinguished Contribution to Economic Development Award at the Wyandot County Office of Economic Development’s 11th Annual Dinner.  The event was held at Moreno’s Vault on the evening of November 6th. This years honorees and related projects were: AEP Ohio – In recognition of its new 34,000 […]

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WCOED Adds 3 New Members

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The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development is pleased to welcome three new board members over the past two months.  Blanchard Valley Health System joins the WCOED as a gold level member, and both Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative and Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative as silver level members. Blachard Valley Health System (BVHS) s a non-profit, integrated regional […]

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Wyandot Achieves Top Job Growth Rate in State of Ohio

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Wyandot County holds a new record as the county creating jobs at the fastest pace in the state of Ohio. A recent Ohio State University study compiling U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data revealed that during the period from 2010 – 2018, Wyandot County delivered the highest job growth rate in the state of […]