Archive for the ‘News’ Category

February, 09 2022

Employers and schools are working to address labor shortage in southeast Ohio

February 4th, 2022 By David Forster, WOUB   ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Last year a group of manufacturers in southeast Ohio asked more than a thousand students in middle and high school if they were interested in a career in manufacturing. Just over 3 percent said yes. Forty-four percent said they were not at all interested. […]

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February, 04 2022

Ohio’s Innovation Economy is Thriving

The State of Startups: Ohio report was recently published. It showcases the State of Ohio’s many recent successes in fostering growth within science and tech-enabled startups as a result of the aggregated work of the many Ohio Third Frontier, Ohio Department of Development supported entities. In the past four years alone, Ohio’s startup ecosystem has created 10,570 […]

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January, 06 2022

Albany awarded funding to plan for the future development

January 5, 2021 By Dani Kington, Athens Messenger   ALBANY —The Village of Albany announced this week that it received funding from the Athens County Foundation to support the development of a comprehensive plan, which will guide land use as the village pursues development opportunities. “We’re trying to look forward to the future, instead of […]

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Buckeye Hills Regional Council Call for Projects: Submit Project Profiles by March 31

Buckeye Hills Regional Council is committed to assisting stakeholders across the region with identifying and securing resources that strengthen southeast Ohio communities. Completing Buckeye Hills’ online Project Profile questionnaire is the first step for local officials to pursue project funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission and other state and federal partners. The Appalachian Regional Commission […]

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January, 05 2022

HAPCAP Announces New Affordable Connectivity Program

New initiative will help low-income residents to pay internet bills GLOUSTER – Hocking Athens Perry Community Action is excited to announce that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is launching a new program to help make access to broadband internet affordable. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) will replace the Emergency Broadband Benefit launched as a result […]

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December, 30 2021

Milo’s Whole World Gourmet Announces Facility Expansion

ACEnet Food Ventures tenant Milo’s Whole World Gourmet, LLC, a fast-growing manufacturer of branded and private label specialty foods located in southeast Ohio, is proud to announce a major $1 million facility expansion. The expansion will allow the company to dramatically increase its sales, while significantly upgrading equipment, all in a brand-new 2100-sq ft production facility […]

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December, 20 2021

The Ohio Department of Development Offers Multiple Programs to help your Business Thrive

The Ohio Department of Development hosts a number of programs that are aimed at helping your business thrive in the post-COVID-19 economy. From grant opportunities, to business advice, ODOD or their partners likely offer a program that will fit your needs. Read more below:   Husted Announces Updated Top Jobs List Governor Mike DeWine and […]

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December, 16 2021

ACEDC Seeks New Project Specialist

Join our team!  The Athens County Economic Development Council is seeking a new Project Specialist.  Applications will be accepted until Friday, January 14, 2022.   PROJECT SPECIALIST JOB DESCRIPTION Reports to: Executive Director Work schedule: Full-time, typically 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with adjustments made for early morning, evening, and weekend events, and as needed […]

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December, 14 2021

February 2022 Lunch and Learn

The Entrepreneurship Development Group is excited to announce that the February 2022 Lunch and Learn presenter will be Heather Yakes, a certified Business and Executive Coach at ActionCoach. The title is “Hiring and Retaining Great Employees in the Midst of Record Unemployment and the Millennial Effect”. The Lunch and Learn will focus on hiring and […]

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January 2022 Lunch and Learn

The Entrepreneurship Development Group is excited to announce that the January 2022 Lunch and Learn presenter will be Athens County native, Jonathan E. Robe, Esquire. The title is “Overview of Intellectual Property Law and Emerging Legal Issues”. The Lunch and Learn will focus on understanding intellectual property and how that impacts your business. A summary […]

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