The Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (OCIC) has passed a resolution outlining the detrimental impact the repeal of House Bill 6 (HB 6) would have on our state and county without a thoroughly vetted and workable replacement.  The resolution was passed unanimously by the Executive Board of the OCIC and has been sent to elected officials in Columbus. “Given the events […]
The Ottawa County Business Advisory Council (BAC) held an Open House on Thursday, September 17 for 11 high school seniors who were selected to participate in the second year of the Ottawa County Skilled Trades Academy (STA). Students and parents had the opportunity to check out the workshop area and program curriculum and meet with the instructor as well as […]
This years’ Experience Ottawa County event was unfortunately cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the OCIC and the Executive Board held a 3rd Quarter Trustee Meeting and Strategic Planning Session in its place on Tuesday, September 15 at the Catawba Island Club. OCIC Trustee and Associate members, elected officials and members from the Regional Growth Partnership (JobsOhio) were in […]
Oak Harbor, OH – The Ottawa County Improvement Corporation ( is pleased to announce that Carolyn Rodenhauser has joined the organization as the Business & Workforce Development Manager.  In this position, Ms. Rodenhauser will focus on supporting the employment and training needs of Ottawa County businesses, along with assisting in identifying strategic business development opportunities in the community. Ms. Rodenhauser […]