In This Email:
-Member Meeting Details
-Upcoming Events & Volunteer Opportunities
-2018 Projects
- Membership Updates
Sommer Vriezelaar, Executive Director
October 2018 Update

OEDF October Meeting
Friday, October 19
7:30-9 am at Promedica Bay Park Hospital. 7:30-8 am Networking, 8-9 am Agenda. We are honored to have Clifford Smith, Executive Vice President of Business-Development for Cleveland-Cliffs as our featured speaker and Patrick Bloom the Director of Government Relations for Cleveland-Cliffs in attendance.


AFCOM Northeast Ohio & FirstEnergy
Data Center Workshop

Who Should Attend?
Data center and IT infrastructure professionals in operations,
facilities, design, and consulting roles. 
Date: October 30, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Blair Center Conference Facility
Westfield Center, 9079 South Leroy Road Westfield Center, Ohio 44251 
I f you're having issues with the registration contact

Volunteer Opportunities
Please click the links below to learn how you and your business can make a
difference in the Oregon Community.

Mobile Meals is looking for Volunteers to deliver in Oregon.
Contact Paige Strancar at if interested.

Do you know a needy family in Oregon Ohio? Will you need a little help with groceries over the holidays? Oregon Health and Welfare will be taking applications each Monday in November 11am-1pm in the City of Oregon community room for the
2018 Holiday Basket Program.

The Holiday Season is approaching fast. We are asking ALL Oregon Businesses to participate in the Jolly Holiday 2018 .
Time to Decorate those buildings!
Check them out on Facebook at Jolly Holiday Oregon .

Did you know about the Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society?
This complex is open 10 am-2 pm the first and third Thursday of each month (excluding holidays). Closed during the months of January and February. Additional arrangements can be made for a tour by a trained docent for groups of 4 or more.  There is no charge for this, but donations are welcome.

If your business would like to become a member of NORED please contact
Allison Hammons at

Ohio Defense Forum taking place in Columbus.
(Click Forum link for details.)

Northwest Ohio Economic Development Priorities Meeting
with Lt. Governor Candidates Jon Husted & Betty Sutton
Monday, October 22, 2018
  9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn French Quarter – Depot Conference Center
10630 Fremont Pike
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
Please Note:  This meeting is reserved for NORED members. Due to space limitations, only member representatives are invited.
RSVP to  by October 18 th .
There is a limit of 65 people for the


The City created a Retention Pond with expansion of our wonderful bike path off Navarre Avenue by Aldi. Bike Path details are on the Oregon On the Go website! Watch for a Ribbon cutting event the end of October.

We continue to work towards our long-term objective of establishing 50 acres for our "Downtown Oregon" with mixed use residential, office, and retail development. We put together an "Oregon, Ohio" story with mapping details to give to those interested developers. This will be sent out by October 19 with developer submission deadline by December 1.

Land for sale
  • 5811 Corduroy .865 acres C2
If interested please contact Sommer Vriezelaar at
  • 4300 Parkway Rd. 7 acres I-Manufactoring & Light Assembly
If interested contact Jerry Miller 419-392-6835

Welcome NEW Investors!
They Upgraded! Hampton Inn/Holiday Inn & TownPlace Suites: Amanda Roumaya
Directions Credit Union : Erin Hagedorn
Huntington Bank: Tina Kern
Mind Over Core: Jessica Kersey
They are Back! Maumee Bay State Park: Chad Egan
Evie Lou Photography: Cassie Tinta

Great ways to get involved with OEDF!
OEDF Membership Committee: Dave Hymore, Pat Sly & Linda Zunk
OEDF Marketing Committee: Scott Hayes, Aubrey Hornsby,
Amy Hansen & Cassie Tinta
OEDF Philanthropy Committee: Chris Shultz (Looking for Volunteers)
OEDF BRE Round 2: Looking for Volunteers

If yes, Text to 81010 and in the message box put @oregonec then press send.
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