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WCOED Adds 3 New Members

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 health system based in Findlay.  It is one of the largest employers in the area with more than 3,000 associates, and serves an eight-county area that includes Hancock, Allen, Putnam, Henry, Wood, Seneca, Wyandot and Hardin Counties.  One of the company’s most recent additions includes the new 14,000 square foot Carey Medical and Diagnostic Center.  BVHS will be represented on the WCOED board by Director of Revenue Cycle Beth Book.

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative serves members in 10 counties, including Kelly’s Island, and maintains 1,800 miles of electrical line.  The cooperative is headquartered in North Baltimore.  The organization will be represented on the WCOED board by Business Development Director Curt Croy.

Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, Inc. is another member-owned electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Kenton.  The organization has over 1,300 miles of electrical lines, and maintains over 8,200 meters.  Mid-Ohio maintains a second office located in Marion.  The cooperative serves members located across 10 counties.  Mid-Ohio will be represented on the WCOED board by Director of Member Services & Community Relations Michael Augenstein.