March 13, 2017 Click here to watch the video. Lee discusses the business boom in Hancock County with the man in charge of economic development. There’s music on the plate too with Zak Vassar, president and CEO of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. Jeff Smith talks youth sports “intouch.” It’s on Conklin and Company .
What’s new in Findlay and Hancock County, Ohio?
FINDLAY, OH, March 9, 2017 — On a night when Findlay and Hancock County community leaders celebrated Findlay’s third consecutive first-place award for business growth, besting hundreds of other cities nationwide, the community added some unofficial honors. Findlay-Hancock County is the envy and object of imitation of other communities, said Adam Bruns, managing editor of… Read more »
FINDLAY, OH, March 8, 2017 — Site Selection Magazine named Findlay the best micropolitan in the U.S. for the third year running. Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development celebrated Wednesday night with guest speakers. Managing editor of Site Selection Magazine Adam Bruns said that Findlay owes it to a strong corporate community. Bruns complimented Findlays Economic Development…. Read more »
FINDLAY, OH, March 2, 2017 — For the third straight year, Findlay ranked first for business growth among 575 small cities nationwide in 2016, according to Site Selection magazine. Findlay is the second community in the 29-year history of the award to be the top “micropolitan,” a city with a population between 10,000 and 50,000,… Read more »
FINDLAY, OH, March 1, 2017 — For the third consecutive year, Findlay, Ohio has been ranked the top micropolitan community in the U.S. for new and expanding facilities by Site Selection magazine, the official publication of the Global FDI Association and the Industrial Asset Management Council. The magazine ranked 575 of the nation’s micropolitan areas,… Read more »
FINDLAY, Ohio, November 26, 2016 – Q: Earlier this week, you were elected by your peers to serve on the board of the new Ohio Mayors Alliance. What is this group and its mission? A: This was the brainchild of Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley. It is a grassroots organization, a coalition of the mayors of… Read more »
FINDLAY, Ohio, November 17, 2016 – Tim Mayle has been named director of the economic development division of the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance. Mayle, 36, formerly the assistant director of economic development, replaces Tony Iriti, who recently took an economic development post in Kentucky. Mayle and Iriti joined the economic development agency within a few months of… Read more »
FINDLAY, Ohio, November 11, 2016 – Construction of a 21,290-square-foot, two-story office building, south of Allen Township 215 and northeast of the wind farm serving Whirlpool Corp. and Ball Corp., will start in weeks. A plan for the One Energy office building was approved Thursday by Findlay City Planning Commission. The building will be completed by… Read more »
FINDLAY, Ohio, September 29, 2016 – Marking its second year as a member of the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) and Manufacturing Institute’s (MI) Dream It. Do It. program, Cooper Tire will connect with more than 10,000 students—primarily eighth graders—for Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) events throughout October. Cooper will focus on the communities where the… Read more »
FINDLAY, Ohio, September 7, 2016 – Findlay and Hancock County now have someone working full time to erase a worker shortage that threatens to cripple the local economy. Laurie Zydonik on Wednesday was introduced as director of Raise the Bar Hancock County, created to tailor future workers for local companies. Zydonik previously served as director… Read more »