CARES Act Business Grants – Round Two

A second round of CARES Act business grants were approved by the Livingston county Commissioners with guidance from the CARES Act oversight committee.  Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says in Round 1, there were 76 applicants and they distributed $450,000 in funding. Douglas says they also met with area schools, including Chillicothe, Chula, Southwest, Tina/Avalon, and Bishop Hogan, about CARES Act […]

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COVID-19 Assistance For Businesses

Several opportunities remain in place for financial assistance in light of COVID-19.  Businesses in the Livingston County and Chillicothe area can apply for the second round of grants available through the Livingston County CARES Act Funding. The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce says new information is available on the Forgiveness of the PPP (Payroll Protection Plan) loans.  Check their Facebook […]

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COVID-19 Local Business News On Facebook

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce has established a Facebook page for Current Local Happenings connected to the Corona Virus pandemic. Please check out Connecting Chillicothe/Livingston County on Facebook for updates on business hours or closings, school information, organizations and groups, and resources if you have a question about COVID-19. Again, on Facebook, search for Connecting Chillicothe/Livingston County  

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Chillicothe Looking at C-I-D

The Main Street Chillicothe organization approached the Chillicothe City Council Monday night regarding what is called a “Community Improvement District.” City Administrator Darin Chappell explains the C-I-D Concept. Improves could include things such as sidewalks, ADA Accessibility or other things that improves that specific district for customers. Chappell says asking the city council for permission is just the first step […]

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