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OC Open For Business

#OCOpenforBusiness: In March, the Orange County Industrial Development Agency, Orange County Funding Corporation, and The Accelerator launched an aggressive COVID-19 Economic Recovery Program to create economic stability and hope. Through the recovery program, we have helped businesses train, rehire and recruit employees; identify and solve supply chain and inventory shortfalls; clean and disinfect their facilities; … Continue reading “OC Open For Business”

Eczesoothe: A Blend of Purpose, Passion and Professional Skills

                              When Tierra Oliver’s daughter had eczema, a skin condition on her face, Oliver did not want to use a commercial steroid-laden treatment. She was a family nurse practitioner – and felt there had to be a more natural, organic alternative.⁣ … Continue reading “Eczesoothe: A Blend of Purpose, Passion and Professional Skills”

Pillowcases to Fashion Design: The Shelli Scott Story

Sewing was Shelli Scott’s passion from an early age. She started when she was 7, living in Cleveland when an elderly neighbor across the street would watch her after school. She learned to sew from her neighbor as they would make pillowcases together as an activity. Scott said the pillowcases were for her security pillow … Continue reading “Pillowcases to Fashion Design: The Shelli Scott Story”

HV Magazine: “Is Newburgh the Hudson Valley’s New Fashion Capital?”

November 3, 2020 The Hudson Valley city is home to a dozen start-up clothing companies, thanks in part to the Orange County Industrial Development Agency. At the turn of the 20th century, the City of Newburgh hummed with more than 100 factories —  many of them garment manufacturers. Then, like many urban areas over the years, … Continue reading “HV Magazine: “Is Newburgh the Hudson Valley’s New Fashion Capital?””

Sen. Metzger, Town of Warwick, Orange County IDA, and Hemp Industry Leaders Announce Major Developments for Warwick’s CBD Industry

 Sen. Metzger, Town of Warwick, Orange County IDA, and Hemp Industry Leaders Announce Major Developments for Warwick’s CBD Industry Warwick, NY…Senator Metzger (SD-42) joined Supervisor Mike Sweeton, farmer Mark Rogowski, Orange County IDA CEO Laurie Villasuso, and hemp industry leaders at a press conference outside of Kaycha Labs in Warwick today to announce major new initiatives … Continue reading “Sen. Metzger, Town of Warwick, Orange County IDA, and Hemp Industry Leaders Announce Major Developments for Warwick’s CBD Industry”

COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 12 – The Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program

This webinar will bring together private sector industry experts and others to discuss action-oriented steps you can take to face the challenges presented by the Corona Virus and succeed into the future. The flyer has been attached for reference. Thursday, July 16, 2020 10-11:30 AM **Free to attend Attendees can register for the webinar here: … Continue reading “COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 12 – The Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program”

COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 11 – Business Recovery from the Shutdown

This webinar will bring together private sector industry experts and others to discuss action-oriented steps you can take to face the challenges presented by the Corona Virus and succeed into the future. The flyer has been attached for reference. Thursday, June 25, 2020 10-11:30 AM **Free to attend Attendees can register for the webinar here: … Continue reading “COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 11 – Business Recovery from the Shutdown”

COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 10 – Paycheck Protection Program New Rules & Loan Forgiveness

This webinar will bring together private sector industry experts and others to discuss action-oriented steps you can take to face the challenges presented by the Corona Virus and succeed into the future. The flyer has been attached for reference. Thursday, June 18, 2020 10-11:30 AM **Free to attend Attendees can register for the webinar here: … Continue reading “COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 10 – Paycheck Protection Program New Rules & Loan Forgiveness”