Montrose Group Annual Ohio Policy Summit

Aug 23, 2018 | Events, Newsletter

Ohio Opioid Solution Summit
August 28, 2018
Ohio Chamber of Commerce, 34 South Third Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

The Montrose Group will host the Ohio Opioid Solutions Summit on August 28, 2018 from 8:30am to Noon.  A recent Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank report found that drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 and Ohio, unfortunately ranks 2nd in the U.S. in opioid overdose deaths.  The opioid crisis is a major social and economic challenge for Ohio.  The Montrose Group, LLC, a Columbus based economic development and public policy consulting firm, is coordinating that Ohio Opioid Solution Summit to discuss the scope of the problem, how communities and companies are dealing with it and what the government can do to address the issue. Register for this free event by emailing Lauren Bell, at lbell@montrosegroupllc.com.

Port Authority Celebrates Award-Winning SBDC Member

(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to congratulate David Riggs, Director of the SBDC at Miami Regionals, for being named Ohio’s SBDC State Star in 2021.

America’s SBDC, the national association that represents the nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), annually recognizes one outstanding SBDC employee from each of its 62 members. This outstanding employee exhibits exemplary performance, makes a significant contribution to their state or regional SBDC program, and shows a strong commitment to small business. Using a peer-based selection process, the Ohio SBDC network selected David Riggs for Ohio’s SBDC State Star.

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Tiffin Foundry and Machine to invest in new machinery and equipment

Tiffin Foundry and Machine has announced it will purchase new machinery and hire more staff with assistance from a $50,000 JobsOhio Inclusion Grant. Tiffin Foundry has eight employees in Tiffin, and has an additional operation in North Ridgeville, Ohio.

JobsOhio’s grant, secured with assistance from the Regional Growth Partnership, will support a planned $321,923 in machinery and equipment upgrades and three new jobs. In addition, Tiffin Foundry and Machine worked with Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership and OhioMeansJobs – Seneca County on other potential incentives to support the company’s growth.

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