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CGS Awarded for New Apprenticeship Program

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For more than the past year, Custom Glass Solutions worked to develop a new training program that will lead to upskilling and apprenticeships for hundreds of its workers.  The robust training system was shared with the WCOED and multiple other local and state level development partners early this year in order to find the resources […]

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Local Leader Appointed to JobsOhio Board of Directors

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The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development (WCOED) is pleased to share that Paul M. Kalmbach, CEO of Kalmbach Feeds, has been appointed to the JobsOhio Board of Directors.  According to press release from the Office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Mr. Kalmbach was appointed to serve a term beginning November 9th. Upon outreach from […]

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New Senior Community Coming to Carey

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The Sheriden Subdivision in the Village of Carey will soon see the construction of a new senior community, The Villas at Sheriden. According to a November 5th press release, Vaughn Industries has plans to develop 16 duplexes, or 32 units; 24 – two bedroom (1,300 sq. ft.) and 8 – single bedroom (970 sq. ft.).  […]

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Kalmbach Feeds Completes Large Expansion

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Kalmbach Feeds, a leader in animal food nutrition and feed manufacturing, recently completed construction of a 42,300 square foot expansion of its warehouse and distribution facility.  The expansion of its MPK feed mill facility located north of the City of Upper Sandusky will help to house its expanding bag feeds products. Kalmbach Feeds project will […]

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Grant Program Established for Local Small Businesses

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A new program will award local small businesses with grants of up to $5,000 each. The Wyandot County Small Business Relief Program utilizes CARES Act funds allocated to Wyandot County to make the program possible, and will cover business interruption expenses incurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Relief Program is targeted to small […]

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WCOED Distributes PPE Toolkits to Local Small Businesses

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This week the Wyandot County Office of Economic Development (WCOED) distributed 20 PPE Safety Toolkits, donated by JobsOhio and the Regional Growth Partnership (RGP), in an effort to assist small businesses throughout the region. These PPE Safety Toolkits will provide small businesses PPE resources to stay protected and operate within the State’s safety guidelines during […]

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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) […]