Posts Tagged ‘Invest Local Ohio’

Pitabilities plans for business expansion in 2012

Pitabilities plans for business expansion in 2012
Jim Pashovich of Grove City had operated a small food cart in the ’80s and ’90s, but the industry became too unpredictable and he could not see any opportunities for growth. He went into real estate, but eventually found himself lured back by the excitement  and versatility of mobile food. Pashovich liked...
January 26th, 2012 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Easton Healthcare has created more than 40 local jobs

Easton Healthcare has created more than 40 local jobs
Many immigrants to the United States know that owning their own business could lead to a better life for their families and become a road to the financial mainstream. However, without access to financing, many very small businesses cannot scale up and become profitable. Josephine Talieh came to the United...
October 27th, 2011 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Bleu & Fig offers catering, floral design

Bleu & Fig offers catering, floral design
Planning a festive event can leave one inundated with details and choices. From hors d’oeuvres to centerpieces, linens to bouquets, many planners can feel overwhelmed by all the moving parts involved in pulling off such a complex feat. Regina Prange and Brooke Kinsey were no strangers to the trials...
September 22nd, 2011 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Celebrate Local open house scheduled for today

Celebrate Local open house scheduled for today
Easton Town Center will soon feature Celebrate Local, a new shop dedicated to selling Ohio-produced merchandise, in the former Harry and David store at 4030 The Strand East. Interested vendors can attend an open house today from 2-4 p.m. at the shop, where they will be able to explore the space, ask...
September 13th, 2011 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Reliance Remodeling owners believe in a hands-on approach

Reliance Remodeling owners believe in a hands-on approach
The Motamedi family has developed their business over the last five years with the same conscientious attention to detail paid to their diverse portfolio of home remodeling and renovation projects. A true family business, siblings Ben, Bruce, and Golnaz Motamedi make up the Reliance Remodeling team....
June 23rd, 2011 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Kitchen Table Conversations gains national recognition

Kitchen Table Conversations gains national recognition
In building happy families and healthy relationships, Cheryl Bassitt has some words of wisdom for you: don’t shoot the duck. What she means is no idea should be rejected or dismissed and everyone has something meaningful to offer their household, marriage, or workplace if others can be receptive...
May 26th, 2011 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

A&M Trucking looking to expand

A&M Trucking looking to expand
The Economic and Community Development Institute is proud to help realize the dream of small business ownership for Central Ohioans. While our portfolio is rich with brick-and-mortar storefronts that light up Ohio streets, we also fund many businesses that are less visible to the average consumer. ECDI...
April 28th, 2011 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

ECDI to Raise $10M for Local Businesses Through New Fund

ECDI to Raise $10M for Local Businesses Through New Fund
Thanks to a new program created by the Economic and Community Development Institute, Central Ohioans will have an opportunity to make money and better their community through small business investment. Every dollar committed to the Invest Local Ohio program will be loaned to a local small business and...
January 12th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More