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National employment agency opening downtown Tiffin office

Grand opening set for July 13

20150708_144334 (2)TIFFIN, OHIO – July 9, 2015 Surge Staffing, an employee recruitment service with more than 60 locations nationwide, announces today that they will be opening an office at 2 Sycamore Street in downtown Tiffin. The grand opening for job seekers to come in, submit resumes and fill out applications is set for Monday, July 13, and potential clients will be invited to a luncheon to check out the office on Monday, August 3.

The company recently decided to join the Tiffin market. “We saw a need for our services in Tiffin, and we believe people want the opportunities and options we can offer,” Business Marketing Development Supervisor Yolanda Trevino said.

Surge will not only be taking applications for light industrial, general labor, warehousing, skilled labor and clerical positions, but they will accept resumes for any position. Positions will be temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire or payroll placement. They also have a dedicated nationwide professional division. There is an extensive application process which can be customized to suit client needs.

Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz is excited to see another business connecting Tiffin residents with jobs. “As businesses are opening and expanding, this is a much-needed service for our city,” Montz said.

Founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1968, Surge Staffing has a national network of branches and resources that have connected more than 40,000 people with thousands of clients. In addition to hiring services, the company also offers human resources services, employee training, payroll management services, vendor management, safety training, skillsmith and work force on-site management.

There are currently two employees at the Tiffin office, but there are plans to hire three or four additional employees as needed.

Surge Staffing can be contacted at 567-268-5000.


Started in 1983, the Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. (SIEDC) is a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to driving positive economic, downtown, and community development in Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio, which consistently ranks among the top communities nationally for economic development. Learn more about the great things going on at the company’s blog at

Downtown Business Opportunity: Surf ‘N Turf

IMG_20150623_161247Are you interested in specialty foods and looking to own your own business? Surf ‘N Turf Specialties and More is the perfect opportunity for you! The market, located at the corner of Sycamore and Washington Streets in downtown Tiffin, serves up meat and seafood that are just as unique as its location. Owners Dale and Laurie Schwochow are looking to sell the business along with the property, in order to spend more time with family.

Surf ‘N Turf specializes in meats and seafood you can’t get anywhere else, and if they don’t have it, they can special order it. Another unique feature of the business the grilling that takes place every weekend in the ample parking lot. Customers can stop by or call ahead to place an order.

Specialties include filet mignon wrapped in bacon, crab legs, scallops, oysters, lobster tails, house-made sausage, bratwurst, and chicken and salmon balls, while unique items like alligator and shark can be found on the menu as well. Also featured: specialty seasonings, meat rubs, garlic oils, marinades, cooking wines, truffle oils, and bourbon glaze and BBQ sauces, and traditional fare such as deli meats and cheeses, soups, and tuna, chicken, potato and macaroni salads. Products are all-natural and fresh, with no additives.

The building at 300 South Washington Street was built in 1910 and has housed Surf ‘N Turf since 1987. It is 885 square feet and comes with a walk-in cooler and a detached walk-in freezer. There is also a parking lot capable of accommodating 15-20 vehicles.

For more information, contact Dale and Laurie Schwochow at 419.447.7873.

Business Opportunity: Southside Laundry

Southside 2Have you always wanted to own a small business near downtown Tiffin? The owner of Southside Laundry, 117 Melmore Street, is relocating out of state and wishes to sell not only the building but the successful business within.

The business features a 2,500 sq. ft. building, large parking lot and storage garage, allowing plenty of room for growth. Many parts of the business have also recently been updated. In 2012, a new boiler/water system was installed, in 2014, the roof and central air conditioning were replaced, and the latest machines (washers and driers) were purchased in 2015 and are energy efficient. The facility also has two extractors, a type of centrifuge that cuts drying time in half and is a rare laundromat find.

The laundromat has 25 washers and 25 driers, but that is not the only service it offers. Southside also has a thriving drop off service, where patrons can drop off their clothes to be washed and ironed. With two universities to serve, it is a popular business.

Southside Laundry is a great investment opportunity, with plenty of room for growth. For more information, contact Gabriele Felter at 419.448.9346 or