2019 OEDA 360

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Building Partnerships Helps Communities Offer Transportation Systems that Impact Rural Quality of Life

Communities with no or limited access to public transportation still exist across rural Appalachian Ohio. Nationally, only 11 percent of rural residents report having access to transportation near their home, compared to 83 percent of central cities in metropolitan statistical areas. Whether it is access to transportation for Medicaid medical appointments, the need for senior citizens to get to the grocery store or other needs, limited resources can impact quality of life in a community.

Sundance showcases film about Fuyao in 2019 lineup

The makers of the successful HBO documentary “The Last Truck” have worked for several years on a new film about Fuyao Glass America — the company that revitalized the General Motors plant whose final days “The Last Truck” painstakingly explored.

Workforce Connectors Lunch and Learn

Carla Hinkle, Workforce Development Manager for Defiance County Economic Development held a lunch and learn event for business employers and school officials on Wednesday December 12th.