SPICE regularly engages in community activities all around Perry County. Here you will find posts that document SPICE’s time in the community.

  • Excel 101

    December 31, 2020 by

    This course gives an overview at the basics utilization of Microsoft Excel. Excel is a useful tool that works well for simple calculations and tracking almost any kind of information. This course will be on Thursday, January 28th, at 5:30 PM and will be instructed by Sarah Corne and Kayla McGloin-Smith. Please visit the class… Read more

  • Social Enterprise 101

    September 3, 2020 by

    NOTICE: This class has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 7th, 2020. SPICE and Rural Action are teaming up to sponsor the virtual workshop, Social Enterprise 101. In this free course participants will learn how to create or move their business towards benefiting their communities and the environment in a way that is profitable towards their… Read more

  • Second SPICE Bytes Class Now Available

    July 8, 2020 by

    Due to the stay at home orders resulting from the COVID19 pandemic, SPICE has decided to host some small online courses we are calling “SPICE Bytes”. The second course is now posted and will be covering the process and steps to starting your business! Please check out the course page on this website to view… Read more

  • Perry County Town Hall Broadband Meeting

    June 15, 2020 by

    Parents shouldn’t have to sit outside a library hotspot for their kids to do their homework. Small businesses shouldn’t have to move to cities to thrive. The Perry County Think Tank on Poverty is hosting a Broadband Town Hall to address these exact concerns. Speakers:Jim Edwards – Nelsonville TVPeter Voderburg – Chief of BroadbandOhioCasey Coffee… Read more

  • SPICE Assisted Eight Businesses with Dale Hileman Legacy Fund

    June 15, 2020 by

    SPICE was able to assist these  businesses through the generosity of the Dale Hileman Legacy Fund: • Deliveries by Michelle• James Lipp & Family• J&W Landscaping and Lawncare LLC.• K.T. Sewing Machine Repair• Powerful Synergy Massage Therapy• Randy’s Live Edge• Southside Carry Out• SPBC Find out more about the Dale Hileman Legacy Fund at the Foundation… Read more

  • The Southern Perry Network Appreciation Reception

    March 27, 2020 by

    On February 26th, 2020, the Southern Perry Network, SPN, hosted The Southern Perry Network Appreciation Reception. The SPN invited SPICE and the multiple other individuals, businesses, and organizations that have assisted the SPN over the last year.

  • MORPC Incubator Showcase Video

    March 27, 2020 by

    The MORPC features SPICE in their Incubator Showcase video. Melody Borchers, who was interviewed in the video, touches on SPICE’s history and what they do for their clients and community. They speak about the Southern Perry Network, SPN, and the Southern Perry Business Center, SPBC. Additionally, the video features a current SPICE client, Melinda, who… Read more

  • Somerset Pop Up Business Competition

    February 19, 2020 by

    SPICE has been partnering with many organizations in the Somerset Pop Up Business Competition. This has been a wonderful opportunity for anyone wanting to learn more about starting their own business. Participants have been learning more about financing, marketing, resource and financial management, support with taxes and insurance, and producing a business plan. This is… Read more

  • Visit with SPICE Client, Jerry

    November 27, 2019 by

    SPICE visits each of their clients, after helping them establish their business, to ensure that the client has everything they need moving forward. This visit was with client Jerry Willison. Jerry is the owner of J&W Landscaping and Lawncare.

  • Small Business & Facebook Class

    November 20, 2019 by

    A big “Thank You” to Kyle Verge for teaching this course on Monday, November 18th, 2019. This course, sponsored by SPICE and ACEnet, taught participants how to market towards their Facebook audience efficiently and effectively. This class may be offered again in the future. SPICE will post updates on class times to this website and… Read more

  • Together “WE” Can Event 2019

    November 8, 2019 by

    Sarah, Elizabeth, and Fritzie all attended the Together “WE” Can Event on Thursday, November 7th, 2019. This event was hosted by the Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities (PCBDD). This event recognizes organizations, people, and businesses that promote communal inclusions of those with developmental disabilities. Find out more about this event on the Perry County… Read more

  • SPICE Trick-or-Treat 2019

    November 1, 2019 by

    Fritzie Nitschke and Sarah Corne spiced things up, this year at trick-or-treat in New Straitsville, Ohio. These ladies had a wonderful time handing out candy to all of the kids in front of the SPICE office.

  • Gardening As We Age Workshop

    October 24, 2019 by

    This fantastic course, sponsored by SPICE, Perry County Master Gardeners, and the Ohio State University, was taught on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019. The trainer, Laura Akgerman, taught participants the following topics:– Gardening for a Lifetime– How to Accommodate Physical Limitations– Adaptive Equipment & Tools– Don’t Let the Dirt Hurt This class may be offered again… Read more

  • SPICE Clients

    June 18, 2019 by

    SPICE is here to help the Perry County community create, sustain, and expand small businesses. These are just a few of the clients that SPICE has assisted through business planning, one on one training, lending, and much more! Call today to see how we can help your small business! (750)394-2200

  • Moonshine Festival 2019

    May 28, 2019 by

    SPICE attended the Moonshine Festival during Memorial Day Weekend. The festival ran from May 23rd-27th, 2019. SPICE and the Southern Perry Network (SPN) worked together to promote the work of local businesses in Southern Perry County. SPICE and SPN also used the festival as a time to meet and connect with other businesses in the… Read more

  • In-Demand Jobs Week Job Fair

    May 13, 2019 by

    Melody did a great job representing SPICE on Tuesday, May 7th, at the In-Demand Jobs Week Job Fair. She spent time sharing information about small business opportunities and resources in Perry County! Thank you Ohio Means Jobs and the Perry County Library for putting on this wonderful event! Are you interest in hearing about the… Read more

  • Home and Garden Show 2019

    May 9, 2019 by

    SPICE had a wonderful time at the Home and Garden show on May 4th and 5th, 2019! We gave out money seeds and talked with people about how to grow their businesses. Are you interest in starting or expanding your business? Contact SPICE to see how we can help! Phone: (740)394-2200 Email: spiceohio.map@gmail.com

  • Facebook 101 Class

    May 8, 2019 by

    SPICE held it’s first “Facebook 101” course on Wednesday May 1st, 2019 and we had such a great class! Thank you Terri Clapper, from Merit Marketing Services, for teaching this highly informative course!

  • SPICE Featured in How to Guide

    April 10, 2019 by

    SPICE was featured in the Perry County Tribune on March 13, 2019. The article includes the step-by-step process to starting your own small business!

  • 2019 Annual Groundhog’s Day Breakfast

    February 6, 2019 by

    Susie and Kayla had a lovely time representing SPICE at the 4th Annual Groundhog’s Day Breakfast, on Friday, February 1st, 2019. Thank you, Perry County Chamber of Commerce, for putting on such a nice event. The speaker, Colonel Danny McKnight, was captivating as he shared his testimony of his time spent serving in the US… Read more

  • Airbnb Class

    January 14, 2019 by

    Thank you to all of our attendees who braved the weather for the “How to Become an Airbnb Host” class on Saturday, January 12th. SPICE hopes to schedule the course again in the Spring, for those who missed due to the weather conditions and for anyone else who wants to come to this wonderful workshop.… Read more

  • New Lexington Christmas Parade

    December 13, 2018 by

    SPICE had the opportunity to walk in the New Lexington Christmas Parade on Thursday, December the 7th. We had so much fun sharing in holiday cheer with the community!

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