Economic Gateway http://www.selectmcohio.com Montgomery County, Ohio, USA News RSS Feed Sat, 23 Mar 2019 05:57:58 -0700 en-us Location, crowds help Dayton keep a grip on the NCAA First Four http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20657 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 DAYTON, Ohio — When Texas Southern and North Carolina Central tipped off on the second night of last year’s First Four, the University of Dayton Arena next to Interstate 75 was still filli... Compete internationally in “Swarm and Search AI Challenge” http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20536 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 A collaborative challenge between the Wright Brothers Institute, the Air Force Research Lab and the United Kingdom Defence Science and Technology Laboratory will explore new, efficient and resilient w... Centerville Police launching operation 'Home Shield' for deployed military members http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20535 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 CENTERVILLE, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Centerville Police is launching a new initiative called operation "Home Shield," to assist families of Centerville residents who are in the military. Polic... City leaders react as the Kettering Tower sells for $13M http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20534 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Downtown Dayton's tallest high-rise has officially been sold. Locally-owned company, Stratacache bought the Kettering Tower for $13 million. Dayton's city manager... Miami Valley filmmakers win big at Sundance Film Festival http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20521 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  Some Miami Valley residents were recently in the spotlight at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar were there for the pre... Award-winning chef and BBQ entrepreneur is our Daytonian of the Week http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20520 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Chris Cavender has a restaurant resume that sounds more like a “Who’s Who” directory of local eateries. Among his stints: Cavender served as the former executive chef at Jay's Re... Grant Funds Available for Community Beautification http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20537 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Montgomery County Solid Waste District, a division of Montgomery County Environmental Services, is now accepting applications for the 2019 Beautification Grant program to promote volunteerism and ... FedEx Launches Seventh Annual Small Business Grant Contest http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20542 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 FedEx Launches Seventh Annual Small Business Grant Contest $220,500 in Total Cash and Prizes Up for Grabs in 2019 Contest   MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 19, 2019—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX... FALON DONOHUE FROM VENTUREOHIO TALKS THE UNTAPPED RESOURCES IN THE MIDWEST http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20519 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 In this episode, we get to chat with Falon Donohue about all things entrepreneurial in the Midwest. Falon is a community organizer, veteran and the Chief Executive Officer of VentureOhio, a for-impact... Best States for Female Entrepreneurs 2019—Definitive Ranking of All 50 States http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20518 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 While the old saying “It’s a man’s world” is passé, there’s still evidence men have the upper hand in business—particularly the startup world. Women-owned st... The Answers to Four Questions Determine if Your Region Behind in the Opportunity Zone Battle http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20517 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Maybe it is a silly question since the ink on the IRS regulations are not dry, nor are they even written in ink, but economic development, elected officials and real estate developers are asking the q... Site Development Strategy Key to Early Opportunity Zone Success http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20512 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Marketing helps, but a fancy website cannot replace a strong site development plan that illustrates an Opportunity Zone is prepared for development. Creating an Opportunity Zone site development ... How Montgomery County ED/GE funding drives economic development http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20477 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 In the Dayton region, one of the most significant drivers of economic development is the Montgomery County ED/GE program. ED/GE, which stands for economic development and government equity, was fou... Montgomery County Participated in a Successful Trade Mission to Japan http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20465 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Sat, 09 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Montgomery County’s Erik Collins, Director of Community & Economic Development, and Gwen Eberly, Economic Development and Planning Manager, recently spent nine days visiting 33 companies in ... Part of Dayton Wright Brothers Airport re-zoned for mixed use http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20372 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 MIAMI TWP, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - The Miami Township Board of Trustees signed off on a plan to re-zone 321 acres of the Dayton Wright Brothers Airport for mixed used. The trustees voted unanimously to ... Remodeled shopping center adds tenants http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20371 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 A previously vacant strip mall on Upper Valley Pike is showing new signs of life after a small number of local businesses — including a screen printing shop and an arcade facility — have m... Ohio’s Greatest Asset Can Be Yours Too http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20367 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 30 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 To compete successfully around the globe, companies must have access to top-level talent. Ohio’s world-class universities, community colleges and trade schools, workforce training programs, part... Ohio New Americans Office Focuses on Workforce Issues http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20366 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 28 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Ohio’s economy is strong. Since 2011, 557,600 new private-sector jobs have been created in Ohio, and since the start of this year, Ohio private-sector jobs are growing 39 percent faster than tho... The Answers to Four Questions Determine if Your Region is Behind in the Opportunity Zone Battle http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20365 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800   Maybe it is a silly question since the ink on the IRS regulations are not dry, nor are they even written in ink, but economic development elected officials and real estate developers ar... Site Development Strategy Key to Early Opportunity Zone Success http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20364 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Marketing helps but a fancy web site cannot replace a strong site development plan that illustrates an Opportunity Zone is prepared for development.  Creating an Opportunity Zone site development... Commissioner Dodge Named "2018 Local Food Hero" http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20101 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 28 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Ohio Food Policy Network has named Montgomery County Commissioner Judy Dodge the “2018 Local Food Hero.”  The award celebrates “dedication and service to the people of Ohio ... Montgomery County Receives 2018 Sustainable Community of the Year Award http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20100 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 27 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Montgomery County has been awarded the 2018 Sustainable Community of the Year Award by the Partners for the Environment. The award was presented during the Fall Awards Event on Sept. 26, 6 to 8 p.m., ... Mutt’s Sauce expanding across Cincy Kroger stores http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20099 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 26 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Dayton’s own Charlynda Scales & her company, Mutt’s Sauce, are expanding into Kroger stores across southwest Ohio. Mutt’s Sauce was previously a part of Kroger’s Buy Loc... Curafied founder Arielle Jordan energized by Silicon Valley trip http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20098 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 If your system for keeping track of articles and web links is a hot mess, then Dayton Entrepreneur Arielle Jordan’s new social media platform, Curafied, is for you. Via Curafied, users c... Mutt’s Sauce hitting DLM shelves in time for Super Bowl http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20097 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Dayton’s own Mutt’s Sauce is hitting the shelves of Dorothy Lane Markets next year, just in time for Super Bowl Sunday. Veteran entrepreneur and Mutt’s Sauce founder Charlynda Sca...