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

  • SPICE is Forever Grateful for Your Donations!

    March 29, 2021 by

    We, the staff of SPICE, wanted to take a moment to say a huge THANK YOU to all of you who supported our fundraiser through Cause Connector. We are so pleased to announce that we have raised all of the funds we requested for this project! You can find more project to help fund on… Read more

  • New Perry County Parks Website!

    March 10, 2021 by

    Perry County, Ohio features many wonderful parks to visit, hike or to simply enjoy the beauty of nature! The Perry County Park’s District has been hard at work creating a website where all of the parks in Perry County are listed with their addresses and contact information. This is a wonderful resource that promotes tourism… Read more

  • Maple Syrup and Foraging Bitters Make & Take

    March 10, 2021 by

    SPICE is sponsoring a new class “Maple Syrup and Foraging Bitters Make & Take!” This class is being presented by Diana Hand on Saturday, March 20th, 2021, from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. What you will learn:1. Identifying the Trees2. Tapping the Trees3. Collecting the Sap4. Boiling the Sap Down5. How to Store the Syrup6.… Read more

  • Cause Connector – Fund Raising Opportunity for SPICE!

    March 8, 2021 by

    The Foundation for Appalachia Ohio (FAO) has launched a new giving website called Cause Connector and the Heart to Home: Inspired Pieces to Inspire People project is featured on their website! Cause Connector helps donors find and support meaningful, local projects like ours! This makes it easier for local organizations in Appalachia Ohio to get… Read more

  • Using Social Media to Promote Your Food Business

    March 5, 2021 by

    Learn from experienced food entrepreneurs ways to manage social media accounts. Social media is a great way to get regular information about your products and engage with your customers. Presented will share tools and tips of how to choose the best platforms, how often to post and how engagement can lead to sales. Please visit… Read more

  • 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

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