Ohio Conference of Community Development
Summer 2018 Newsletter
Volume 45 - Issue 4
June 27, 2018
OCCD 2018 Summer Annual Meeting

June 27, 2018

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.   Continue Reading »
OCCD Summer Annual Meeting - Keynote Speaker

June 11, 2018

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.   Continue Reading »
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.   Continue Reading »
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.   Continue Reading »
The Roller Coaster

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.   Continue Reading »
From Our Training Coordinator

June 27, 2018

Where does the time go?!?! It has been a busy first 6 months of 2018.† Beyond the yearly Winter and Spring Quarterlies, OCCD has sponsored/co-sponsored CDBG Basics, HOME, Davis Bacon, †ODSAís Intake for Rehab Specialists and four OCEAN Trainings.   Continue Reading »
Update from Ohio Development Services Agency

June 27, 2018

Thank you for all the work you have done over this state fiscal year to strengthen Ohio communities. We have made great strides working together over the past seven years.   Continue Reading »
Legislation. . .In The News

June 27, 2018

The following is a summary of recent Ohio General Assembly activity relating to economic development matters through June 1, 2018.   Continue Reading »
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.   Continue Reading »
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.   Continue Reading »
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.   Continue Reading »
Ohio Conference of Community Development
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Telephone & Fax: 937.652.3523
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