SODI supports GCRCD

Tiffany LemasterUncategorized

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 …

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 Donates $130,000 to Preservation Hall Project

Tiffany LemasterRecent News

Ross County, OH– The revitalization of downtown Chillicothe is expanding with plans to turn a historic canal building into a mixed-use development space. Fluor-BWXT (FBP) recently donated $130,000 to support the restoration of the building located on East Main and Mulberry Streets. The $8M project will be known as Preservation Hall. Plans include the redevelopment of 35,000 square feet to …

$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.

Petland Expansion, $50,000 JobsOhio Economic Development Grant

Tammy EallonardoRecent News

January 27,2021 Chillicothe Based Petland Announces Expansion into Nier Spec Building; Addition of 21 New Jobs Chillicothe, Ohio: January 27, 2021 –Petland, Inc., in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Greater Chillicothe and Ross County Development, announced today plans to expand their footprint in Ross County in several different locations, including the Nier Spec Building on River …