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Economic Development Office receives LEAP grant

Gallia County accepted a Local Economic Assistance (LEAP) grant award from Liberty Schindel of AEP Ohio, Thursday, during the Gallia County Commissioners regular meeting. The $4,660 grant award will be used for the development and implementation of a cloud based CRM system called Executive Pulse. The new CRM system, which is designed specifically for economic …

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Gallia County Certified for Aerospace

GALLIPOLIS — Leaders from across the region met Wednesday morning to review an assessment for five counties regarding the possibility of the aerospace industry.  Gallia, Mason, Lawrence, and Jackson Counties in Ohio and West Virginia have been certified as AEROready communities based on their available resources and other data about the region. These five counties …

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Gallia County Economic Development Receives 2018 AEP Ohio LEAP Grant

AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) recently announced Gallia County Economic Development as one of fifteen economic development organizations across Ohio awarded a Local Economic Assistance Program (LEAP) grant.  Awarded annually since 2005, AEP Ohio’s LEAP grants provide funding to help local communities grow with a focus on retaining and expanding manufacturing jobs.   “By …

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Gallia County Commissioners Proclaim ‘National Economic Development Week’

The Gallia County Commissioners presented a proclamation Thursday morning to Melissa Clark, Gallia County Economic Development Director, recognizing May 7-12, 2018 as ‘National Economic Development Week’ in Gallia County. From left to right stand Commissioner Brent Saunders, Commissioner Harold Montgomery, Economic Development Director Melissa Clark, Commissioner David Smith, County Administrator Karen Sprague, and Job and …

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Buckeye Hills Career Center to Offer Robotics Manufacturing Program

Buckeye Hills Career Center is set to offer a new program in the fall, Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Systems (ARMS).  ARMS will be offered to high school students that will focus on robotics, programmable logic controllers (PLC), CNC machining, welding, hydraulics, and pneumatics.  “In the modern workplace today, everybody competes against each other. Coorporate offices send …

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