Hostetler Truss Plans Expansion

Tiffany LemasterRecent News

Ross County, Ohio On June 13, 2024, Fluor BWXT and the JEDISO Partnership (Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio), in coordination with Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development, presented Ross County manufacturer Hostetler Truss with a $25,000 grant to support expansion of their business, located on SR 159, Chillicothe, Ohio.  Hostetler Truss, which currently manufactures roofing trusses, has committed …

Fluor BWXT and JEDISO support the Ross County Port Authority

Tiffany LemasterRecent News

Ross County, Ohio On June 13, 2024, Fluor BWXT and the JEDISO Partnership (Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio) presented Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development a $10,000 grant to be used in the creation of a Port Authority for Ross County. According to the Ohio Council of Port Authorities (OCPA), Ohio Port Authorities have evolved from organizations involved …

3rd Annual Kenworth Parade T-shirt

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Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development and Downtown Chillicothe held a contest to create the 3rd Annual Kenworth Truck Parade shirt. We would like to extend our appreciation to each person who submitted a design during our contest. We enjoyed deliberating over the design options and are very excited to share the winning designs with the community. The 1st place design …

Ross County Port Authority

Tiffany LemasterUncategorized

ROSS COUNTY, OHIOOn May 22, 2024, the first meeting of the Ross County Port Authority was held in the Integrity Room of the Adena/PACCAR Medical Education Center. The members of the Board of Directors, appointed by the Ross County Commissioners on April 22, 2024, elected the following officers: Chairman Brad Cosenza, Vice Chairman Ken Shelton, Treasurer Nate Baldwin, Secretary Tammy …

Appalachian Community Grant Program

Tiffany LemasterRecent News

Ohio Governor, Mike DeWine and Director of Development, Lydia Mihalik, visited Chillicothe on May 1, 2024, to announce a portion of the Appalachian Community Grant Program which is investing a total of $500 million into Ohio’s 32 county Appalachian region. The City of Chillicothe partnered with Ross County to write and submit a joint application which included not only Ross County, but 11 additional counties …

SODI supports GCRCD

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Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative (SODI)- an organization tasked with marketing the Piketon nuclear facility for reindustrialization – donated $50,000 to each of the four JEDISO Partnership counties to support economic development efforts.  The $200k total donation came from proceeds of recent land sales at the site.  GCRCD appreciates their generous donation and their partnership as we work together to create jobs in …

Ross County Announces $4.4 Million Investment in Delano Industrial Park Spec Building

Tiffany LemasterRecent News

Chillicothe, Ohio: March 26, 2024- Delano Industrial, LLC, JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), Ohio Department of Development, and Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development today announced that development of the Delano Industrial Park Spec Building will be supported by a $910,000 JobsOhio Grant through the Ohio Site Inventory Program. “The new Delano Industrial Park speculative building will come after …

Small Distillery Receives Large Grant

Tiffany LemasterRecent News

BAINBRIDGE, Ohio- Fluor-BWXT (FBP) and the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO) work to improve economic growth through supporting grants in the four-county region. “Pap’s Hilltop Distillery is a small business that is making huge progress in the small town of Bainbridge”, said FBP President and CEO, Greg Wicket. “We are honored to help this family-owned business take …

New warehouse coming to Ross County

Tiffany LemasterRecent News

Ross County, OH- Part of Fluor-BWXT’s(FBP) commitment to the community is supporting small businesses through economic development grants and creating partnerships to enhance programs and grow the four-county region. Recently FBP partnered with the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio(JEDISO) to provide a $50,000 grant to Nier River Road Development, LLC. FBP and JEDISO presented a check to Jim …

FBP and JEDISO support Herr Foods expansion in Ross County

Tiffany LemasterUncategorized

Ross County, OH- Part of Fluor-BWXT’s (FBP) commitment to the community is supporting small businesses through economic development grants and creating partnerships to enhance programs and grow the four-county region. Recently FBP partnered with the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO) to provide $50,000 in grant in Ross County. FBP and JEDISO presented a check to Herr’s Foods …