2 08, 2020

Virtual Networking Meetings through the Collaborative Chambers Alliance

August 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Collaborative Chambers Alliance is an association of independent chambers of commerce and organizations that meet for information sharing, mutual support, advocacy, education, and joint planning.
There are two upcoming events that you may want to partake in.



Olmsted Chamber of Commerce co-hosts a Lunch & Learn on Thursday, August 6th at noon. A liaison from the […]

6 07, 2020


July 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

From the Desk of Economic Development Charles Bichara

We are encouraging restaurants in Middleburg Heights to agree to be CLEAN COMMITTED following the recommended safe practices, developed in partnership with our region’s healthcare experts at Cleveland Clinic, The MetroHealth System, University Hospitals and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. There are currently more than 100 restaurants […]

2 06, 2020

#SupportSmall Grants from FedEx

June 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

FedEx is giving $1 million to small businesses
Small businesses strengthen the economy and make the world more vibrant, creating jobs, as well as unique products, services and spaces. Communities depend on small businesses, especially in these trying times.

Many small businesses are hurting right now. Whether you’re making the move to selling and shipping online or […]

1 05, 2020

COVID-19 Update: PPE Delivery, Employee Face- Covering Exceptions, Criminal Justice Grants, Class of 2020 Graduation

May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Governor DeWine announced today that the state of Ohio has shipped 4.1 million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to local emergency management agencies (EMA) across Ohio.

Although this […]

1 05, 2020

Governor DeWine Announces Details of Ohio’s Responsible RestartOhio Plan

May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today made several major announcements regarding Ohio’s plan to responsibly restart Ohio’s economy during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Beginning May 1, 2020, all medically necessary procedures that do not require an overnight stay in a healthcare facility or do not require inpatient hospital admission and minimizes […]

21 04, 2020

Small Business Stabilization Fund

April 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Dear Valued Member of the Middleburg Heights Business Community:

I encourage all Middleburg Heights small businesses to review the attached information regarding the Cuyahoga County Small Business Stabilization Fund totaling over $4 million to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you.

Charles Bichara

Director of Economic Development

City of Middleburg Heights, Ohio

440-234-8811 ext. 1247

440-343-1024 (mobile)



17 04, 2020


April 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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16 04, 2020

The Ohio House Of Reps Needs Your Input!

April 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The OHIO 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force
Dear Valued Member of the Middleburg Heights Business Community:

The Ohio House of Representatives has recently formed the OHIO 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force to address the impact of COVID-19 on our business communities. One of the most important functions of this task force will be to gather testimony from […]

10 04, 2020

Introducing the SOCA Benefit Plan MEWA

April 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Anthem, NOACC and SOCA are very pleased to announce that the SOCA Benefit Plan MEWA is making room for sole proprietors. They can enroll in the plan starting July 1.
View Letter For More Information

Contact your local Anthem Broker for additional information: Sage Partners LLC

2 04, 2020

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

April 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance
Helping communities and businesses access compliance, technical and financial assistance for their environmental needs.

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Explained

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act