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 …

Carlisle Building Purchased by Adena as Health System’s Community Commitment Continues to Grow

Tammy EallonardoRecent News

CHILLICOTHE, OH (October 27, 2021) – The Carlisle Building stands at the corner of Paint and Main streets in Chillicothe like a sentinel, the nightly light emanating from its tower casting its glow over the results of a downtown resurgence its restoration helped launch. Now, six years since Adena’s involvement in the restoration project helped reopen the building’s doors in 2015, the …

Build Chillicothe Celebrates First Property Ribbon Cutting

Tammy EallonardoRecent News

On September 15, 2021, Build Chillicothe celebrated the ribbon cutting on their first property. Over the summer, Build Chillicothe has worked diligently to restore this home, and give it a second chance to live. Located on E. Water Street, just minutes from Historic Downtown Chillicothe, the two-story home features three bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms. Build Chillicothe, LLC …

$28,000 Presented to Locally-Owned Shredding Company

Tammy EallonardoRecent News

A total of $28,000 was provided to Southern Ohio Shredding (SOS) in Chillicothe, a locally-owned business providing secure document destruction. Employees answer the call for help by picking up loads of paper and shredding it in their secure location on Bridge Street in Chillicothe. Owner Ken Shelton said the funds will have an impact on operations and the expansion of their capabilities.

Fluor-BWXT Helps Local Welding and Fabrication Business Expand with 30,000 check

Tammy EallonardoRecent News

Chillicothe, Oh–On April 27, Fluor-BWXT and the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO) presented Industrial Reliability & Repair (IRR) with a $30,000 check for an expansion project to generate job opportunities and add 3,000 square feet to their headquarters in Chillicothe. IRR is an industrial construction company that specializes in welding, millwright services, pipefitting, and fabrication. “Locally-owned companies …