• Owners Mel and Barb Ayers are at it again. This time, they’re here to bring a delicious, north coast barbeque spot to the shores of Lake Erie. The Que Barbecue & Brew (formally Nagoya Japanese Steakhouse) underwent an extensive renovation and opened Jun 10th, just in time for summer. After Read More
  • Fremont News Messenger – Four area counties are coming together to implement a plan to address workforce challenges to boost job and business growth in the region. Sandusky, Ottawa, Seneca and Huron counties are combining efforts to provide local leaders with a strategy to address issues they are tracking in Read More
  • Oak Harbor, OH – The Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (www.ocic.biz) is pleased to announce that Chris Singerling has joined the organization as the Economic Development Director. The OCIC Executive Board believes that Mr. Singerling has the right experience and motivation to lead the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation in the fulfillment of our Mission, Read More
  • As we all address the impacts of COVID-19 there seems to be more questions than answers.  The Ottawa County Improvement Corporation is still operational and focused on providing factual and actionable answers to questions pertaining to employers and employees in Ottawa County. During this time, the OCIC and OhioMeansJobs Ottawa County staff will be working Read More
  • This year’s OCIC Business & Industry Awards event, the OCIC recognized achievements of our business and community leaders and looked at economic projections for the 2020 year. This years’ award categories included entrepreneur of the year, economic development partner of the year, business of the year, Bill Mack business leader, Read More
  • The Executive Board would like to announce the resignation of Ms. Jamie N. Beier Grant as Director of the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation, effective January 16, 2020. Jamie has accepted a position with The Montrose Group as Manager of Economic and Workforce Development, based out of Columbus, Ohio.  She will Read More