News & Info

The Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC) has a variety of news and information publications available to the general public and which are designed to be viewable on mobile devices as well as PCs:

Seneca Success Mobile Monthly1. Seneca Success Mobile Monthly – this monthly eNewsletter features commentary by me, the 5 most popular blog posts of the previous month, the top 5 economic development stories, and 5 resources for business. It is in headline format, is short, brief, designed to be easy to read mobile phones in mind. You can sign up here, email me at, or text “SenecaSuccess” to 22828. Past and current issues:

  • 2018 Quarter 1 Recap – “400 Projects, $335 Million, 1400 New Jobs” | International assistance
  • November 2017 – “Thankful for progress…” | JobsOhio Programs
  • September/October 2017 – “Planning for the future…” | Incentive/Program References
  • July/August 2017 – “Manufacturing cranks it up…” | Energy/Environment Incentives, pt 2
  • May/June 2017 – “Branding initiative underway…” | Free Consulting pt. 2
  • April 2017 – “Downtown Tiffin keeps on rolling…” | Free Consulting
  • March 2017 – “A national leader…” | Energy Programs
  • January/February 2017 – “Charging out of the gate…” | Start your own business

Visit the archive for older issues.

2. Incentive INSIGHT – this new monthly newsletter focuses on the more than 200+ programs available to businesses in northwest Ohio (local, regional, state, and federal). Once a month, it provides a resource update, a success story, and a profile of a resource partner.

  • March 2018 – Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Sabrina D’Onofrio
  • February 2018 – Better You, Better Ohio!, Safety Intervention Grants, Jim Wyse
  • January 2018 – Workforce Demand Scholarship, Apprenticeship Advisory Board, Lisa Shuey
  • December 2017 – Registered State Apprenticeship Program, Incumbent Worker Training, Carol Kern
  • October/November 2017 – Foreign-Trade Zones, Bryce Riggs
  • August/September 2017 – ODSA Energy Efficiency, Energy Loan Fund, Manny Anunike, PhD
  • July 2017 – Ohio Statewide Development Corporation, SBA Loans, Michael Kinninger (OSDC)
  • May/June 2017 – Ohio MEP/CIFT, LEAN Manufacturing, Troy Wildermuth
  • April 2017 – Revolving Loan Fund, RLF Success, Amy Reinhart
  • February/March 2017 – Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Tiffin New Jobs Program, Colleen Kardasz Campbell
  • January 2017 – Facade Enhancement Grant Update, Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits, Katie Lang

Visit the archive for older issues.

3. Downtown Tiffin Times – this monthly newsletter is an opportunity to share the positive growth and development that is taking place in our downtown.  It will also showcase downtown events, highlight downtown businesses and provide an update on our progress with the 2010 Downtown Strategic Plan.

  • April 2018 – Facade approvals, Chocolate Walk and Downtown Summit, alley project underway
  • March 2018 – Facade approvals and program expansion, St. Paddy’s Day 5K and Chocolate Walk, East Green Amphitheater programming
  • January 2018 – New downtown businesses and Facade Enhancement approvals, St. Paddy’s Day 5K and Victorian Tea, INSIGHT visits
  • December 2017 – New downtown businesses opening, December events, downtown alley progress
  • November 2017 – CDBG Facade project approvals, state conference award, downtown park
  • September 2017 – CDBG Facade projects, Scavenger Hunt/Trick or Treat, Downtown Placemaking
  • August 2017 – CDBG Facade projects/new businesses, September events, Downtown Planning meeting
  • June 2017Special Building Edition – Achitectural Board of Review, Renovation Guide, Facade Enhancement Grants
  • May 2017 – Library renovation/Teen Center move, Art Guild opening/JJC tours, Downtown plans
  • April 2017 – Facade approvals/new business, Downtown Summit, University/business relations
  • March 2017 – Facade approvals/new business, Chocolate Walk/Easter Hunt, Alley Enhancement
  • February 2017 – Facade approvals/new business, Downtown Trivia Night, Branding
  • January 2017 – Facade approvals, St. Paddy’s Day 5K, Business attraction and recruitment

Visit the archive for older issues.

4. Success Report – our version of the annual report.2014_04_05 - SIEDC Annual Report 2013 v18 - pic2

5. Social Media – we are fairly active on a number of social media platforms. People interact with us most, though, on the following three:

  • Facebook – 5,600 likes, 1.2M+ people viewed content
  • Twitter – 250+ followers, 250+ Tweets
  • LinkedIn – 60+ followers, 50+ posts

6. Seneca Success Blog – we publish one to three posts a week on our WordPress blog (here). With this post, we’ve hit 250 published and almost 150,000 views. You can have any new post delivered to your email by signing up here or you can also follow this blog via WordPress.


7. Press Releases – we periodically put out press releases to the media and interest public. If you would like to be put on this list, please email me. All releases are also posted on our blog. An example would be our release “Seneca County a top ten location in US for economic development.”

We’ll work to keep this page updated on regular basis.

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