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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; and apply for federal, state, and local grant/loan applications. In conjunction with this hands-on assistance, the Orange County Funding Corporation established a loan program to support small businesses impacted by the pandemic. Fifty loans were distributed to County based businesses.

We encourage local businesses to use the Orange County IDA and The Accelerator as a resource to reboot their operations. In addition to our traditional Accelerator, our Accelerator Without Walls (AWOW) program brings onsite services to the support of existing companies located anywhere in Orange County, NY, at no charge. This support leverages our team of scientists, engineers, and business experts to assist clients in areas such as, but not limited to, production support, product and business development support, rehabilitation, stress solutions, efficiency evaluation, investment readiness, promotional assistance, and market research.

Helping businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and develop relationships with fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. In the last nine months alone, we’ve had the pleasure of working with over 150 new and existing clients. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features many of the businesses we’ve connected with and that continue to keep our local economy strong. Please patronize these businesses, help us acknowledge them, and spread the word. We’re here for you Orange County and our support is unending.

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Patty Cake Play House

 

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community.

The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

Today’s featured company: @PattyCakePlayHouse has been open since 1988 and has been named Best Daycare, Best Nursery, and Business of the Year multiple times.

It is their goal to make each child feel safe and secure while exposing them to appropriate developmental skills and building a positive self-concept.

Vist Patty Cake Play House - pattycakeplayhouse.com

Ziel Wear

Today’s featured company: Ziel was founded on the principle of bringing on-demand manufacturing to the apparel industry. Ziel handles design, product development, production, inventory management, e-commerce, brick and mortar sales, and customer payments as a seamless retail platform.

In 2020, @Ziel was awarded incentives from NYS to pivot a portion of their manufacturing operations and shift to N95 equivalent mask production at their Newburgh location. Ziel will have a fully automated N95 machine installed, and by mid January we will start delivering to NY state and beyond. Click link in bio to learn more.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continue to keep our local economy going.

https://www.zielwear.com/

Harmony Salon

Today’s featured company: Harmony Salon is CELEBRATING 25 YEARS! Harmony Salon is based on the belief that the customers' needs are of the utmost importance. The entire team is committed to meeting those needs. Indulge yourself in their beautiful, spacious salon. The experienced and talented staff members at Harmony Salon are among the most qualified in the industry.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

https://www.harmonysalon-ny.com/

Pamela's On The Hudson

Today’s featured company: Pamela's On The Hudson is a bistro lounge featuring casual dining with a fine food flair. Their bar is a great place to gather for a laid back get together. Pamela’s is a Newburgh mainstay with magnificent views of the Hudson River!
 
2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.
 

Seco Silk Screen

Today’s featured company: Seco Silk Screen has been a family owned and operated silk screening business for over 30 years with a manufacturing location in New Windsor. T-shirts, masks, hats, totes, notebooks, and beyond. If your business needs a logo or image printed on an item Seco is here to deliver high quality results.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continue to keep our local economy going.

MD Property Preservation

Today’s featured company: MD Preservation is a veteran-owned and operated business located in Maybrook. Save time and enjoy high-quality contracting services⁠ when you hire MD Preservation to handle lawn care, dumpster rentals, and repairs for your residential or commercial project. Click the link in bio to learn more.⁠

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.⁠

https://www.mdpreservation.com/

Infirmary Media

Today’s featured company: Infirmary Media (@podcastnewyork), whose headquarters are located in Middletown, was founded in 2018 with a mission to provide quality content for the modern digital consumer. Infirmary Media is currently home to a wide variety of podcasts that cover a multitude of topics. Click the link in bio to learn more

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continue to keep our local economy going

https://infirmary.org/

Mama Roux

Today’s featured company: @MamaRoux, located in the heart of the City of Newburgh, provides a delightful southern cuisine meets country French menu. Their patio has cozy heat lamps and is covered from the elements. So stop by and enjoy a meal. This restaurant is definitely worth a visit. Click the link in bio to learn more.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

https://www.mama-roux.com/

https://www.facebook.com/mamarouxnewburgh/

https://www.instagram.com/_mamaroux_/

Drone Tech UAS

Today’s featured company: Drone Tech UAS, located in the Middletown Accelerator, sets the standard for Unmanned Aircraft education with an industry-leading team of experts. Drone Tech UAS provides drone STEAM education to all ages. This holiday season they are featuring a Virtual Drone Boot Camp. Click the link in bio to learn more.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

https://www.dronetechuas.com/

https://www.facebook.com/dronetechuas/

https://www.instagram.com/dronetechuas/

Fizzy Lifting Soda Pop Candy Shop

Today’s featured company: Fizzy Lifting Soda Pop Candy Shop, located in the heart of Warwick, is Orange County’s best candy store offering a variety of sodas, bulk candy, old fashioned candies and novelty items. They provide gifts, fun, sugar and magic all under one roof. There’s still time to stock up on goodies for the holiday season. Click the link in bio to learn more

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continue to keep our local economy going.

http://fizzyliftingsodapopcandyshop.com/

https://www.facebook.com/FizzyLiftingSodaPopCandyShop/

Farm Body Skin Care

Today’s featured company: Farm Body Skin Care, soon to be located in Warwick, supports local farmers and beekeepers by using local ingredients to produce crafted skin care. Since 2006, owner - Cindy Allyn, has been developing wholesome skincare products to help people with allergies, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis and the effects of chemotherapy. Click the link in bio to learn more.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

https://farmbodyskincare.com/
https://www.instagram.com/farmbodyskincare/
https://www.facebook.com/farmbodyskincare

Pergamena

Today’s featured company: Pergamena, located in Montgomery, is recognized as North America’s leader in parchments and leathers. Tanning leather has been in the Meyer family for nearly 450 years. Today, Pergamena continues to blend traditional tanning methods with modern innovations to carry on the Meyer tradition.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

Black Ridge Farm

Today’s featured company: Black Ridge Farm, located in Middletown, is a family-owned and operated full-care boarding facility on 32 acres in the Hudson Valley. Established in 2001, the farm has a long tradition of providing a full range of equestrian services including boarding, lessons, leasing and training, and showing. Click the link in bio to learn more. 2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.
 
Photography by: EC Media Group

Orange Packaging

Orange Packaging, located in Newburgh, is a 3rd generation family-owned and operated fully integrated Point of Purchase Design and manufacturing facility with Thermoforming capabilities. Their grandfather started the company with the goal of making the customer happy with diverse service and capabilities.
Sixty-ix years later they have not deviated from that goal. Click the link in bio to learn more.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

 
Photography by: EC Media Group

Cream Boutique

Today’s featured company: Cream Boutique, bringing style to Newburgh, is a women's boutique carrying the most exclusive fashions and showcasing the latest luxury trends at affordable prices! Voted BEST CURRENT FASHION FOR A GREAT VALUE by Hudson Valley Magazine. Click the link in bio to learn more.
 
2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

 

Air Masks

Today’s featured company: Air Masks, located in Newburgh, was created to design and manufacture top level PPE for the government use, medical and contracting fields at a reasonable price, in a reasonable time. No middlemen. No distributors. They only sell to the end user. Click the link in bio to learn more.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

 

Meadow Blues Coffee

Today’s featured company: @Meadow Blues Coffee, brewing in Chester, is a casual family-friendly space to relax, enjoy a cup of coffee, pastries, and listen to some sweet blue tunes. They serve all kinds of coffees; Cold brew, Nitro Brew, Espressos… you name it, they brew it. Click the link in bio to learn more.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continues to keep our local economy going.

Photography by: EC Media Group

Rondon Supplies For Footwear

Today’s featured company: Rondon Supplies For Footwear, located in the 603 Broadway, Newburgh Accelerator facility, can bring your footwear design concepts to reality. RS4F sources locally and abroad for its private label clients, taking care of everything from product development and production to finding the right materials for your shoe collection. RS4F offers shoemaking courses for professionals, students and community members seeking opportunities in the shoe trade as cobblers, designers, technicians and pattern makers. Click the link in bio to learn more.

2020 was a challenge to be sure, BUT seeing businesses weather the storm, pivot to new ventures, and support fellow businesses has made us proud to be a part of the Orange County business community. The #OCOpenforBusiness campaign features the business that continue to keep our local economy going.

Photography by: EC Media Group

Alternate Energy Source

Today’s featured company: Alternate Energy Source, located in the Middletown Accelerator facility, provides “smart sensors” that work for you. Because network infrastructure connects our lives, Alternate Energy Source has developed remote sentries that continuously check equipment and provide network status with real-time alerting. They offer implementation support and services to work smarter. Contact Alternate Energy Source for a live demo today! Click the link in bio to learn more.

Photography by: EC Media Group

 

 

Colores Child Care

 

Today’s featured company: Colores Child Care, located in Port Jervis, has been open for 13 years offering child care and educational experiences for ages 6 weeks to 12 years. This facility has remained open during COVID to provide child care essential to working families. Click the link in bio to learn more.

Photography by: EC Media Group

The New York Military Academy

Today’s featured company: The New York Military Academy, founded in 1889 and located in Cornwall, provides both discipline and a solid education putting it “One Step Ahead.” A NYMA education develops a cadet’s mind, body and character building the foundation for continued education and leadership. Click the link in bio to learn more.

https://www.nyma.org/

Photography by: EC Media Group

Frank’s Custom Shoe-Fitting

Today’s featured company: Frank’s Custom Shoe-Fitting, located in Middletown, provides service focusing on five simple steps: choosing the right shoe; choosing the right socks; choosing the right shoe inserts; choosing the correct lacing system; and implementing the necessary modifications to the fit of the shoe. They take their slogan very seriously:  “Happy Feet Guaranteed.” When you visit, ask Frank about his 36 year world record for fastest run across the U.S. Click the link in bio to learn more.

https://shoe-fitter.com/
https://www.instagram.com/frankshoefitter/
https://www.facebook.com/frankscustomshoes

Photography by: EC Media Group

Snips Salon

SNIPS, established in Middletown in 1997, is independently owned and operated. At SNIPS they take great pride in all their services and customer satisfaction. The stylists are extensively trained in ALL salon services and are continuously expanding their knowledge through seminars, trade shows and workshops that inspire creativity and hone technical expertise.

http://www.snipssalon.com/
https://www.facebook.com/snipsny

Photography by: EC Media Group

Eczesoothe

Eczesoothe, located in the Middletown Accelerator, was formed by Ms. Tierra Oliver, a busy mother looking for a non-prescription eczema alternative for her daughter. She created the Eczesoothe cream via a unique formula, which intensely moisturizes and helps strengthen skin naturally. Eczesoothe provides a moisture barrier while soothing itch and protecting the skin for up to 24 hours.

https://www.instagram.com/Eczesoothe/
https://eczesoothe.com/
https://www.facebook.com/eczesoothe/

Photography by: EC Media Group