Poggemeyer Celebrating 50 Years

June 28, 2018
On March 16, 1968, Lester H. Poggemeyer, P.E. opened a one man office in Bowling Green, Ohio. In 1986, the name was officially changed to Poggemeyer Design Group, Inc. (PDG) after the key management team of Jack Jones, Charlene Kerr, Otto Gerdeman, and Larry Carroll purchased the firm.

Wine Raffle - Basket Raffle - Afghan Raffle

June 28, 2018
During the Summer Meeting raffle tickets will be sold for $1 per ticket or six for $5. OCCD will also be raffling bottles of Ohio wines and baskets and an afghan donated by the OCCD Board of Directors, OCCD Foundation Board of Directors and Staff.

OCCD Annual Award Winners to Be Recognized at Summer Meeting

June 28, 2018
Ohio Conference of Community Development (OCCD), a statewide association of community and economic development practitioners, announced the winners of the 6th Annual OCCD Member Awards, the President's Award for Innovative Practices, and this year's Public Service Scholarships.

OCCD 2018 Summer Annual Meeting

By Doug Harsany   |  June 27, 2018
OCCD 2018 Summer Annual Meeting
The kids are out of school and vacation season has begun. I hope that you are finding some good time for family and friends. The OCCD Staff and Board look forward to welcoming you to OCCD's Summer Annual Meeting on July 25th and 26th, 2018 - in Sandusky, Ohio.

Riverfront Amphitheater Secures Naming Rights as Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater

June 27, 2018
We are excited to be able to let everyone know about a huge project that we are working on in the City of Youngstown, Ohio. Construction began on June 1, 2018 on the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater in the riverfront park.

The Roller Coaster

By Jack Riordan   |  June 27, 2018
I have been wallowing in an unhappy state, brought on by my concern for my beloved country which seems to be sinking into a land of hatred controlled by greedy people who ignore science for their benefit but our detriment.

PWC Hosts 36th Annual Repair Affair

June 27, 2018
People Working Cooperatively's 36th Annual Repair Affair, presented by the City of Cincinnati, took place on May 12, 2018.

Legislation. . .In The News

By Anthony Core   |  June 27, 2018
The following is a summary of recent Ohio General Assembly activity relating to economic development matters through June 1, 2018.

The Magic of Spring

June 24, 2018
One Morning

OCCD Summer Annual Meeting - Keynote Speaker

June 11, 2018
OCCD Summer Annual Meeting - Keynote Speaker
Linda Thompson, Senior Director, COSCDA, will be the keynote speaker at the OCCD 2018 Summer Annual Meeting. She will deliver the National Legislative and Regulatory Update and the Impact on Federal Programs.

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Upcoming Events

  • OCCD 2019 Summer Annual Meeting

    OCCD 2019 Summer Annual Meeting
    Jul 24, 2019
  • Determining Income and Allowances Training

    A fundamental component of using housing grant funds effectively is ensuring they target eligible households. Participants will learn how to effectively use the two definitions for annual income in Section 92.203 of the HOME Program Final Rule
    Sep 25, 2019
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    A one day training covering the HOME requirements for written agreements.
    Oct 29, 2019
  • OCCD 2019 Fall Meeting

    OCCD 2019 Fall Meeting Embassy Suites, Corporate Exchange Drive, Columbus, Ohio October 30-31, 2019
    Oct 30, 2019