Schmiesing recognized by Ohio Economic Development Association as Ohio Certified Economic Developer

PIQUA — On Oct. 1, Mark Barbash, Director of the Ohio Economic Development Institute, announced that Piqua’s Community and Economic Development Director, Chris Schmiesing, has earned the Ohio Certified Economic Developer (OhioCED) credential.

Grant program awards over $100,000 to small businesses

TROY — The Troy Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Troy Main Street, the Troy Development Council and the City of Troy has awarded over $100,000 in grants to local businesses who applied for the first round of local relief in Troy. The funding for the grants came from each of the organizations.

Business Person of the Year nominations open in Piqua area

PIQUA — Nominations for Business Person of the Year are currently being accepted. The deadline for nominations is Monday, Nov. 23 at 5 p.m.

Pioneer Electric celebrates 85th anniversary

PIQUA — Pioneer Electric Cooperative is celebrating 85 years as a not-for-profit, member-owned electric distribution utility.

Minster Bank adds wealth management advisor

MINSTER – Nathan Cedarleaf has been hired as a Wealth Management Advisor for Minster Bank.

Kettering Health Network to open a Breast Evaluation Center at Troy Hospital

TROY — Kettering Health Network is opening a breast evaluation center at Troy Hospital. The new center will be a first-of-its-kind for the hospital and the first outpatient service of Troy Hospital dedicated to women’s health.

Kettering Health Network earns Digital Health “Most Wired” award

KETTERING — Kettering Health Network has been recognized by The College of Healthcare Information Management (CHIME) as a 2020 Digital Health Most Wired recipient.

Professor named recipient of emeritus distinction

LIMA — In honor of his outstanding performance and dedication, the Rhodes State College Board of Trustees has appointed Professor Rodney F. Null as Professor Emeritus at the College in the field of Mathematics. The honor was conferred at the Sept. 22 meeting of the Rhodes State College Board of Trustees and was the inaugural presentation of the distinction.

Hopyard29 releases Ohio IPA

TROY — Hopyard29 is releasing their own Ohio IPA with the help of a partnership with Moeller Brew Barn.

Kathy Henne: A lesson for sellers

If you’ve found the right home, how can you be certain you aren’t paying too much? Once you make your choice, it’s quite likely you’ve also become well informed about property values. How is this so? Because before you made that choice, you looked at other homes in your price range. You did some “comparison shopping.”