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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 and would be made and changed out like dresses on a doll. It was an early start for the woman who now has her own clothing line and is working out of The Accelerator space in Newburgh. A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Scott freelanced as a seamstress for years to polish her craft, working in places like Read More

2021-01-07T16:51:01-05:00November 6th, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on 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, it gradually fell into decline. But flash-forward to modern times and Newburgh — plus its mini fashion industry —  has been on the upswing again. Of course, since the pandemic hit, many of Newburgh’s manufacturing and other businesses —  as in the rest of the Hudson Valley and elsewhere —  have been in limbo, with some shut down and others reducing output. The Read More

2021-02-15T08:48:43-05:00November 5th, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on 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 to advance Orange County’s hemp industry. Metzger, who chairs the Senate Agriculture Committee, announced the release of draft hemp regulations from the NYS Department of Health as required by her legislation (S6184A) passed last year. The draft regulations allow for CBD-infused beverages and food, and if finalized, would greatly expand opportunities for developing a wider range of Read More

2021-02-15T12:42:18-05:00October 27th, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on 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: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3gqLT8HoSiSJOlD35XSRtg If you have questions or need more information about this webinar, please reach out to us at business@ocnyida.com or by phone at 845-234-4192. Learn more about Orange County, NY COVID-19 business support, or watch previous webinars: https://www.ocnyida.com/covid-19/  

2021-02-15T12:42:26-05:00July 13th, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on 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: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6OxBwacQQbuEwt8HWqZTyw If you have questions or need more information about this webinar, please reach out to us at business@ocnyida.com or by phone at 845-234-4192. Learn more about Orange County, NY COVID-19 business support, or watch previous webinars: https://www.ocnyida.com/covid-19/  

2021-02-15T12:42:28-05:00June 16th, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on 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: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Y6b2mo1XSlKMIo7UZ_tNHw If you have questions or need more information about this webinar, please reach out to us at business@ocnyida.com or by phone at 845-234-4192. Learn more about Orange County, NY COVID-19 business support, or watch previous webinars: https://www.ocnyida.com/covid-19/  

2021-02-15T12:40:24-05:00June 12th, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 10 – Paycheck Protection Program New Rules & Loan Forgiveness

COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 9

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 8, 2020 10-11:30 AM **Free to attend Attendees can register for the webinar here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6o9HRLf5Q8-h-qHdkHEKTA If you have questions or need more information about this webinar, please reach out to us at business@ocnyida.com or by phone at 845-234-4192. Learn more about Orange County, NY COVID-19 business support, or watch previous webinars: https://www.ocnyida.com/covid-19/    

2021-02-15T12:39:47-05:00June 4th, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 9

COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 8

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 4, 2020 10-11:30 AM  **Free to attend Attendees can register for the webinar here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8SOouNFhQJSDPEs_CNz0Uw If you have questions or need more information about this webinar, please reach out to us at business@ocnyida.com or by phone at 845-234-4192. Learn more about Orange County, NY COVID-19 business support, or watch previous webinars: https://www.ocnyida.com/covid-19/  

2021-02-15T12:53:34-05:00June 1st, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 8

COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 7

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, May 28, 2020 10-11:30 AM  **Free to attend Attendees can register for the webinar here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6837312364191774736 If you have questions or need more information about this webinar, please reach out to us at business@ocnyida.com or by phone at 845-234-4192. Learn more about Orange County, NY COVID-19 business support, or watch previous webinars: https://www.ocnyida.com/covid-19/  

2021-02-15T12:42:36-05:00May 22nd, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on COVID Response Webinar Series Pt. 7

COVID Business Response Webinar Series Pt. 6

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, May 21, 2020 10-11:30 AM  **Free to attend Attendees can register for the webinar here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6837312364191774736 If you have questions or need more information about this webinar, please reach out to us at business@ocnyida.com or by phone at 845-234-4192. Learn more about Orange County, NY COVID-19 business support, or watch previous webinars: https://www.ocnyida.com/covid-19/  

2021-02-15T12:36:50-05:00May 18th, 2020|OC Business|Comments Off on COVID Business Response Webinar Series Pt. 6