Reineke Family Dealerships and The Ford Motor Company Fund Partner for Ohio PPE Day

On Tuesday, March 9th, 2021, Reineke Family Dealerships, with the help of The Ford Motor Company Fund and the Apollo team, will be participating in Ohio’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Day. Ohio PPE Day is a collaborative effort to provide PPE equipment to individuals and businesses to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Ford Motor Company is contributing 18,000 face masks, which will be available at any Reineke Ford location for safe pick-up to members of the community.

 

Mask pickup will take place from 9:00am until 5:00pm (while supplies last) on March 9th, at all Reineke Ford locations.  Due to the demand, each person will be limited to 20 masks.  Social distancing will be enforced along with other sanitation and safety protocols.

 

“It is everyone’s responsibility to keep our communities safe and we are proud to do our part,” said Tom Reineke, Reineke Family Dealerships. 

 

Pick Up Locations                                                             

  • Reineke Ford, Fostoria                            1303 Perrysburg, Road, Fostoria, OH
  • Reineke’s Tiffin Ford Lincoln                  2020 West State Route 18, Tiffin, OH
  • Reineke Ford Lincoln of Lima                 1360 Greeley Chapel Road, Lima, OH
  • Reineke Ford Lincoln of Findlay              12000 County Road 99, Findlay, OH

 

Additionally, Reineke Family Dealerships and Ford will be delivering face masks to local community organizations including law enforcement, fire departments, schools, and other not-for-profit organizations.

 

“We’ve been partners with Ford Motor Company for 50+ years and this is yet another example of Ford going above and beyond to help support our communities,” said Dan Reineke, Reineke Family Dealerships.

 

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About Reineke Family Dealerships

Reineke Family Dealerships, founded in 1960 by William F. Reineke, Sr., is a family owned dealership organization known for strong customer loyalty and high sales and service ratings.  Reineke Family Dealerships operates in Fostoria, Tiffin, Lima, Upper Sandusky, Findlay, North Baltimore, and sells Ford, Lincoln, Nissan, Honda, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM vehicles, and most recently, Reineke RV in Toledo and Tiffin, along with Eclipse Auto Care in Tiffin.   

 

About Ford Motor Company Fund

Ford Motor Company is encouraging Americans to #FinishStrong—to pull together and protect each other to help save lives in the months ahead until COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available.  As the company’s philanthropic arm, Ford Fund is leading Ford’s effort to donate 120 million masks to at-risk communities across the United States by mid-2021.  Since August, we’ve distributed more than 66 million medical-grade masks to nonprofit organizations, state and local officials, first responders, schools, community groups and Ford dealerships in all 50 states.  For more information, visit fordfund.org.

Fostoria CARES Small Business Relief Program

 

Fostoria CARES Small Business Relief Program opens

Businesses can apply for grants up to $10,000

Fostoria, Ohio – December 2020 – The City of Fostoria is announcing the application process for the Fostoria CARES Small Business Relief Program.  This small business and nonprofit grant program will provide businesses and nonprofits, within the City of Fostoria, with financial relief from loss of revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fostoria CARES Small Business Relief Program will be administered by Fostoria Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce.

For Fostoria businesses and nonprofits, program guidelines and restrictions are available on the Fostoria Economic Development Corporation and Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce websites,  www.fostoriaedc.org and www.fostoriaohio.org  The application period begins Monday, January 4th at 9am and will close at 5pm on January 15th.

Each applicant business and nonprofit must complete the online application during the specified period; paper applications will neither be available nor accepted.

  • For businesses in Fostoria, applications will be available at fostoriaedc.org and www.fostoriaohio.org.
  • Businesses and nonprofits with between two and 30 employees are eligible for grants up to $10,000 and businesses with less than two employees are eligible for grants up to $5,000.
  • Announcements of funding are to be made on or before Friday, January 22, 2021.  If there are more eligible requests than available funds, the winners will be drawn by lottery.
  • Grant agreements will need to be signed prior to funds being released and all awarded applicants will be required to complete a close out report and may need to undergo an audit, if requested.

The Fostoria CARES program was created and approved by Fostoria City Council to assist businesses and nonprofits within the city.   A total of $200,000 was allocated to the program.

“We understand that small businesses are the backbone of our community.  We certainly hope this money will help offset some of the expenses incurred during this unprecedented pandemic by our businesses,” according to Eric Keckler, Mayor, City of Fostoria.   

For additional information on the program, including program guidelines, visit www.fostoriaedc.org or www.fostoriaohio.org.  Included on these websites are Frequently Asked Questions but if you need additional assistance, please email Sarah@fostoriachamber.com or President@fostoriaedc.org.  All questions will be answered within 24 hours.