OMEGA – RFP – Regional Broadband Feasibility Study

Oct 1, 2020 | Jobs

The Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA) is requesting proposals to conduct a Regional Broadband Feasibility Study for the OMEGA region which includes ten counties: Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Muskingum, and Tuscarawas Counties in Eastern Appalachian Ohio. The purpose of this study is to develop short-term and long-term strategies for broadband expansion throughout the region. The pandemic has exacerbated the need for reliable, affordable high-speed broadband especially for remote learning, telework, telehealth, and e-commerce. This study is being funded through a grant from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA).

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In Memoriam – The Life of Dan Evers

I first met Dan in the fall of 2016.  I had moved to Central Ohio over the late holiday season in 2015 to begin serving as the new Director of GROW Licking County CIC, Dan’s former role.  I was immediately struck by many in the community who worried that I would “not be enough,” that the “shoes were too big,” and that “Dan was larger than life.”  And they were right. 

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OEDA 2022 Annual Excellence Awards – Call for Nominations

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual Excellence Awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development.  Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized statewide!

A panel of judges will evaluate the nominations, determine finalists, and select a winner for each of the categories noted below.  Award winners will be announced in conjunction with the 2022 OEDA Annual Summit, being held October 3-6 at the Exchange at Bridge Park in Dublin, Ohio. 

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