A Slice of Life in Cayuga County

Friday, May 12, 2017 This week is Economic Development Week (EDW).  Established by the International Economic Development Council, the goal of EDW is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life.  Throughout this week, we at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) will be … Continued

Celebrating International Economic Development Week

This week, May 8 through May 13, is International Economic Development Week, which makes it the perfect time to address a question we here at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) get all the time: “What really is economic development?” A very valid question. In the case of CEDA, our mission is “To foster a … Continued

CEDA’s Bruce Sherman Appointed to CNYIBA Board

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 This week is Economic Development Week (EDW).  Established by the International Economic Development Council, the goal of EDW is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life.  Throughout this week, we at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) will be … Continued

Three Historic Economic Developers from Cayuga County

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 This week is Economic Development Week (EDW), and the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is celebrating by sharing information that increases awareness of what economic development means to Cayuga County.  At CEDA our mission is to foster a sustainable quality of life in Cayuga County through job retention, expansion, and attraction. … Continued

Shop local, Cayuga County

May 8, 2017 This week is Economic Development Week (EDW).  Established by the International Economic Development Council, the goal of EDW is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life.  Throughout this week, we at the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) will be sharing … Continued

Going to College? Don’t Overlook Wells College and Cayuga Community College

We have two incredible institutions of higher education here in Cayuga County. Wells College is a private, four-year college located in Aurora. Cayuga Community College (CCC) is part of the SUNY system, but focuses more on associates degrees, certifications, and non-credit education. I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz about New York State’s new Excelsior Scholarship … Continued

How we helped one small Auburn business grow

As the Cayuga Economic Development Agency’s business development specialist, my focus is new business for Cayuga County.  I work to attract new businesses to either expand or relocate here and provide assistance to entrepreneurs who want to start or acquire a business.  The attraction side of my work involves collaboration with local, regional, and state … Continued

Connecting Cayuga County agribusinesses to global markets

Oswego County Farm Bureau board member and CNY Regional Economic Development Council member Nancy Weber wrote in a recent guest column in The Citizen about the growing agricultural economy in Cayuga County and throughout Central New York.  In her column, she mentions the growth of our region’s export economy. An important piece of improving our … Continued

Cayuga Centers’ growth downstate has positive impact on Cayuga County

Cayuga Centers is growing. The human services organization announced that the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) “has renewed and expanded its grant to Cayuga Centers to provide care under its Unaccompanied Children program.” This grant will allow the organization to expand its umbrella of foster care services in New York City making it the largest federally … Continued

How Cayuga County businesses can access state development funds

Citizen File Photo:  Tim Gaul speaks to members of the Central New York Regional Economic Development Council during a tour of Cayuga Milk Ingredients in 2015. It’s State Budget time!  New York’s 2017-18 budget is due for passage by the State Legislature and for a signature from the Governor sometime in early April.  Along with … Continued