USDA Ohio Rural Development, Small Business Administration, Ohio Development Service Agengy, and Finance Fund to help small businesses
May 14, 2013 10:00 AM to May 14, 2013 11:00 AM
Ohio University Innovation Center
In the U.S., it’s estimated that small businesses – those with fewer than 100 people – employ more than half the country’s workforce and create two of every three new jobs in America. To a rural community, these jobs are particularly important.
Tuesday, May 14 at 10:00 a.m., representatives from the USDA’s Ohio office of Rural Development, the Small Businesses Administration, Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District, Ohio Development Service Agency and the Finance Fund will gather at Ohio University Innovation Center, 340 West State Street Conference Room 103, Athens Ohio 45701 to help area small businesses learn more about programs and incentives available to help them grow.
•Financing for business expansion, machinery and equipment purchases, working capital or debt refinance
•Funding for renewable energy and energy efficiencies improvements
•Opportunities to enhance business, grow sales and improve income.
This meeting is free and open to the public. If you require special accommodations or would like additional information, please contact Randy Monhemius at (614) 255-2424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch and Learn: Ramifications of the Affordable Health Care Act
May 16, 2013 11:30 AM to May 16, 2013 1:00 PM
Ohio University Innovation Center
Jonathan Archey, Director of Government Affairs for the Ohio Hospital Association, will discuss how the Affordable Health Care Act affects businesses large and small. Jonathan will provide information on how the Act may pose both opportunities and responsibilities for businesses. The event will be a great chance to ask the questions we know many business owners have been asking.
The Lunch and Learn is located at the Ohio University Innovation Center
340 West State Street, Room 103
Athens, OH 45701
Lunch provided by Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
Register today: Free
Contact Trenia Twyman to register by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14th via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 740-597-1460.
Add next month's Lunch and Learn to your calendars now:
Thursday, June 20th, 11:30 - 1:00 P.M.
The Lunch and Learn Series is organized by the Entrepreneurship Development Group of Athensn Ohio and includes Business Remixed Athens County Ohio, the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Ohio University's Voinovich School, the Ohio University innovation Center and TechGROWTH Ohio.
Mayors’ Partnership for Progress Meeting
Jun 13, 2013 12:00 PM to Jun 13, 2013 1:30 PM
Voinovich School, Building 21, The Ridges
The Mayors’ Partnership for Progress, organized in 1996, is a consortium of mayors and city managers from 11 counties (over 60 communities) in southern and south eastern Ohio.
The purpose of the group is to provide a platform to share information and resources via open forums and invited presenters to better address common issues faced by municipalities throughout the region. Each month features a different topic.
All public service leaders are encouraged to attend. Representatives may be sent by proxy. State and regional office representatives are also welcomed and encouraged to attend.
The group meets the second Thursday of each month. Lunch is by reservation at 12:00 this month and the meeting begins at 12:30 pm.
NOTICE: Next Meeting: June 13th, 12:00
To make a reservation or obtain additional information please contact Robert Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning (740) 597-2508.