Vermilion Ohio News #Business

Railway West, a barbershop, is coming to downtown Vermilion, Ohio. The barbershop’s second location will be in the old Vermilion Hardware Store. Railway Barbershop's existing location is at The Shoppes of Olde Avon Village at 36840 Detroit Road in Avon, Ohio.

Burger King has closed its location at Liberty and Vermilion Roads in Vermilion, Ohio. “The only fast food restaurant in town not to have updated in recent years, the franchise owner chose not to renew its lease with property owner Linwood Park Corp.,” stated Mayor Forthofer.

Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced the creation of three programs to help small and medium-sized businesses in Ohio during the COVID-19 pandemic. The programs will be administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency: Ohio PPE Retooling and Reshoring Grant Program Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program Appalachian Region Loan Program.

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, miniature golf, batting cages, and bowling alleys may resume operations. Beginning Tuesday, May 26, skills training for all sports may resume. Beginning Monday, June 1, catering and banquet centers may reopen.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, provided the following updates on Ohio's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor DeWine announced that he is assembling an enforcement team to ensure that bars and restaurants are operating safely.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, provided the following sector opening dates established as part of the Responsible RestartOhio plan. Beginning Sunday, May 31, childcare providers in Ohio will be permitted to reopen.

Vermilion Boat Club is excited to open for outside dining this Friday per the governor's latest restaurant and bar mandate. Outside dining, carry-out, curbside pickup and delivery will be available from 5 pm to 8:30 pm. The Outside Bar will be open from 5 pm to closing.

Vermilion reSTART is helping local Vermilion businesses get back to business. The project is a collaboration between the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Vermilion. Volunteers started delivering reSTART bags to 100 Vermilion businesses.

Join Vermilion Business Connection via ZOOM for the May Vermilion Business Connection on Tuesday, May 19 at 9 am. The Vermilion Business Connection is a Main Street Vermilion program that provides a variety of opportunities for local business owners to learn.

Vermilion is beginning to reopen, including retail and service businesses - with dining, salons, massage businesses and more soon to follow. But don't expect grand reopenings or big celebrations. It's not business as usual. “It won't feel like that,” said Marilou Suszko, coordinator of the Vermilion Business Connection.

Lt. Governor Husted announced that sectors licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio, including massage therapy, acupuncture, cosmetic therapy will be permitted to reopen on May 15 with the implementation of proper safety measures.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the opening of Romp’s Dairy Dock had to be delayed. The owners now hope to open the business on May 14th. “At this time we are planning to open with a limited menu, limited staffing and limited hours."