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Hilliard Area Chamber of Commerce

Business Monthly

November 2012

Issue 29

GO BUCKS! Luncheon will feature Stanley Jackson Come and join us for the annual GO BUCKS! Luncheon in preparation of the big football game on Saturday, Nov. 24! This luncheon will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15. We are excited to have Stanley Jackson as our speaker, a former OSU quarterback from the mid-90s who was part of the 1996-1997 team that won the 1997 Rose Bowl. Come dressed in the colors of the team that you support to hear anecdotal stories from his playing days as well as thoughts on today’s team. The luncheon will be at Heritage

Golf Club, 3525 Heritage Club Dr., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Credit Union of Ohio will be sponsoring this fun luncheon. Reservations are required and need to be made by Monday, Nov. 12. The GO BUCKS! Luncheon is open to the public. Make your reservation by contacting the Chamber

Stanley Jackson office at 876-7666, or email The cost is $18 for chamber members and $21 for guests.

We need volunteers! Give us a couple of hours! The Hilliard Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Hollyfest Arts and Crafts Show that will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Hilliard Davidson High School. There will be 118 crafters who will fill the gym and fieldhouse areas catering to the over 6,000 shoppers! This is the Chamber’s main fundraiser and it requires many volunteers to make it a successful event. Please consider volunteering at any of the times below.

You can help and connect with other community members while you work! Contact the Chamber office to sign up at (614) 876-7666. We hope that you and/or some of your co-workers will be able to help us! Volunteers need to be 18 years and older. Please contact the office at 876-7666 or email Jean Sickles of Premier Chiropractic Center is our chair for the Hollyfest Arts and Crafts Show.

Friday, Nov. 30 8:30-11 a.m. Unload truck and create vendor spaces in field house 2:30-5 p.m. Parking for vendors 10-11:30 p.m. After the basketball game - create vendor spaces in the gym

Saturday, Dec. 1: 5:30-8:45 a.m. Parking for vendors 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Admissions tables in 2 1/2 hour shifts 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Helping out at chamber booth in 2 1/2 hour shifts 3:45-5:30 p.m. Parking to get crafters packed up and out 4-6 p.m. Tear down of event

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Hilliard Women in Business Luncheon set for November 28 We are pleased to have Vicki Bowen Hewes, Executive Director of Dress for Success Columbus, as our speaker for our November 28 luncheon. The mission at Dress for Success Columbus is to empower women who need to regain their dignity, realize their potential, and retain economic selfsufficiency through nonjudgmental programs and services. Dress for Success Columbus has assisted more than 2,100 women in transition. All programs are free of charge for every woman served. We are asking those attending to bring any of the following items and if you are unable to attend, you may drop off your donations to the Chamber office by November 27: • New cosmetics (lipstick, foundation, eye shadow, mascara, blusher) • New personal care (small size toothpaste, toothbrushes, facial soap, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, hair spray) • Jewelry (earrings clip and pierced, necklaces, brooches) • Accent scarves (square or rectangular)

The luncheon is open to both men and women, and will be held at Reception House at Raymond Memorial, 3860 Trabue, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vicki Bowen-Hewes Reservations need to be made by Monday, Nov. 26 and the cost is $18 for members and $21 for guests. The Hilliard Women in Business luncheons are sponsored by Credit Union of Ohio.

Mission Statement: Women dedicated to the inspiration, education, support and celebration of the personal and professional success of other business women.

Hilliard Area Chamber of Commerce Business Monthly Spotlight on Business: Darby Glenn is focused on individual care

Your business is eligible to take advantage of lower utility costs

Darby Glenn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a 100-bed facility focusing on providing the highest quality of care for each patient. Darby Glenn solely has private suites that are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance. Darby Glenn provides skilled nursing as well as long term care. We are one of the only rehabilitation centers that offer physical, occupational, and speech therapy seven days a week. Dr Triffon is our dedicated Ohio Orthopedic of Excellence surgeon who makes rounds to our orthopedic patients weekly. Our top of the line therapy gym contains a wide range of equipment. Darby Glenn’s therapy team has a combined 70 plus years of experience with various types of conditions including; but not limited to, stroke rehabilitation, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic dysfunctions, total shoulder replacements, total hip replacements, total knee replacements, musculoskeletal disorders, wound care, aphasia, swallowing disorders, edema management, cardiac and respiratory rehabilitation. Focusing on person-centered care, Darby Glenn honors and respects patients by allowing them to dictate their individual care. Each resident has the ability to schedule meal times, shower times, and participate

The Hilliard Area Chamber of Commerce can now save you money on electrical costs. Through an exclusive arrangement with FirstEnergySolutions, Volunteer Energy is offering a substantially discounted rate to business and commercial customers in the AEP service area. Your business could save up to 30% or more on the cost of electricity. In addition, there is a plan to also save you money on your gas bill. This group savings program is open specifically to members of the Hilliard Area Chamber of Commerce. Contact the chamber on how to become a member to take advantage of this and other cost saving member benefits.

Darby Glenn current rehabilitation resident and 57 year resident of Hilliard, Tom Breibach, walks with his therapists in the lite gait machine. This machine is a partial weight bearing ambulation machine that assists residents who have had a stroke and/or spinal cord injury. in activities. Our bistro-style menu allows patients to choose from a variety of options in a restaurant-style dining atmosphere. To learn more about Darby Glenn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center visit our website at or call (614) 777-6001 to make your reservation prior to a surgery or to schedule a personal visit.

30th Annual Hollyfest Arts & Crafts Show set for December 1 The premiere arts and crafts show in central Ohio will take place at Hilliard Davidson High School, 5100 Davidson Rd., from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Hand crafted items from 118 crafters will fill the gym and field house. You can get your holiday shopping done early as items which will be for sale include ornaments, tole painting, florals, clothing, holiday decorations, jewelry, oneof-a kind unique items, among others. Put it on your calendar now to be there! More information may be found at www.

We are honored to announce the sponsors for the Hollyfest Arts & Crafts Show below. Presented by:

It’s not too late to add your business to the list of sponsors. If your business would like to be in front of 6,000 people, please contact the Chamber office as soon as possible. Gold sponsor:

Silver sponsors: Darby Glenn Nursing & Rehabilitation Center National Church Residences at Mill Run NovaCare Rehabilitation

Member anniversaries The Chamber would like to recognize our members who have continually supported the purpose of the chamber and its activities. The following members have invested in the chamber for ten or more years as of September 2012: 23 years: Thomas S. Rankin, DDS –

Tom Rankin 21 years: Hilliard-Rome Chiropractic and Rehab Co., P.C. – Dr. Greg Richards 18 years: Coles & Associates LLC, CPA’s – Laura Coles 12 years: Central Ohio Transit Authority – Belinda Taylor

New members Jason Roberts Agency – Farmers Insurance

Jason Roberts 5491 Scioto-Darby Rd., Ste. 2 Hilliard, OH 43026 (614) 210-3276 The Jason Roberts agency is committed to providing our clients with superior customer service and the highest protection for their insurance dollar.

Jack Curtis – Keller Williams Consultants

Jack Curtis 5400 Frantz Rd., Suite 100 Dublin, OH 43016 (614) 893-8337 A residential Realtor® serving Hilliard and the surrounding communities.

Joseph Diggs 3933 Trueman Blvd. Hilliard, OH 43026 (614) 495-1049

Jacob Linnean 1480 Olentangy River Rd. Columbus, OH 43212 (614) 291-0101 The Wireless Center was established in 2002. We now have 80 plus locations in the Midwest providing Verizon Wireless phones and service.

Chair’s Perspective

Do you approve of your message? How is your message sound bite? Does your “branding” efforts come Tom Baker off in a manner that will attract all sides of the debate? This debate that goes on is in the heads of the consumer as they make buying decisions each day. Does your brand message have clarity so that it can quickly tell your story in today’s fast-paced society? As business owners we should be able to relate to today’s political campaigns. We



EMILY BUCK GABRIEL, DVM Providing you and your pet the highest quality of personalized veterianry health care!


Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer – The Wireless Center

RENEWING MEMBERS: Thank you to the following members who have re-invested as of press time: Dave & Buster’s, Columbus.


Trusted by both buyers and sellers, he takes time to listen and focus on your objectives.


7157 Hayden Run Rd., Hilliard 614-777-6600 •

struggle, as they do, with getting our message out in a timely fashion that the consumer can understand, and in the short time frame they give us to do so, given their busy schedules. The election is over but our brand-

ing efforts must go on as we attempt to get the consumers vote each day. Best of luck to your campaign as you work to finish strong in 2012 and make plans for a productive 2013

Introducing our new post-hospital rehabilitation addition to the Hilliard Community. Please call to tour our new addition and Experience Mill Run. 3399 Mill Run Dr., Hilliard



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