Our Harvest will celebrate its 5th year anniversary this week! An exciting moment.
CUCI and GDUCI are working with Dayton and Cincinnati County and City officials to schedule succession planning trainings by the Ohio Employee Ownership Center for small manufacturers that will cover many succession options, including transitioning to worker ownership. The date is TBD but aiming for the end of May. Contact Lela Klein if you are interested at Lela@cincinnatiunioncoop.org.
Pictured: CUCI in a succession training from the Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC) in February.
CUCI staff attended a training on transitions from traditional to worker ownership in existing businesses presented by the Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC).
At a time when baby boomers, owners of 2/3 of US small businesses, are retiring at increasing rates, Cincinnati Union Coop Initiative (CUCI) has begun offering support to business owners (particularly in the manufacturing sector) interested in exploring the option of employee ownership as a succession strategy.
Kristin Gangwer, CEO, spoke at the 2nd Annual Hunger Dialogues at Xavier University. Also, during the last month, Our Harvest launched 2 new Harvest Day food access sites
Good news for Cincinnatians! The city renewed its program to give rebates up to $ 2000/ a homeowner for energy efficiency!