Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce
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A “Taste” of Upper Arlington Last year’s newest addition showcased ‘The Buckeye Mobile Tour.’ The Buckeye Mobile Tour’ travels throughout the State of Ohio, engaging fans through interactive games and sponsor activities. The tours will help bring the Buckeye Spirit to the streets. One of the Corporate Tour Stops will be at the Taste of Upper Arlington. “I am extremely excited to partner with Ohio State IMG Marketing again this year. We will once again have the ability to tag the Taste of Upper Arlington’s lead sponsors in advertisements that involve any cross promotion” said Becky Hajost, president UA Area Chamber of Commerce. “With the inclusion of two 30 second commercials within the Ohio State/Big 10 Pre-Season Kick Off show that will air on 97.1 The Fan, as well as pass through opportunities at select Tour stops pro-
moting the Taste of UA, our participants should see an additional uptick in attendance again this year” said, Charlie Groezinger with SGO Designer Glass. “We will join with Columbus at the Taste of UA for the 200th Columbus Bicentennial celebration of all things Columbus by adding a special surprise,” said Becky Hajost. This year’s Taste features two exciting bands, amusement rides and more for event goers to enjoy while sampling food and learning about the products and services offered by area businesses at the 19th annual Taste of UA. More than 130 area businesses and organizations will share their cuisine, wares and services at this year’s event. Restaurants sell samples of their signature menu items and enter to win the annual “Taste of UA” food contest. Go to the Upper Arlington
Area Chamber’s Facebook page to suggest and vote on the local celebrities you think should part of the panel of food judges. Judge will taste and judge the following categories for appetizers, entrees and desserts, and then select winners for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The Bier Garten will showcase Avalon Nine. Avalon Nine is acoustic duo Linda Blaine (Circleville) and David Clutter (Gahanna) who have performed together since 2005. Avalon Nine plays a fun, eclectic mix with acoustic guitars, vocal harmonies, and a touch of whimsy. From Joni Mitchell to Bob Dylan, the duo mines American roots music for gems from notable folk songwriters past and present. Extending their reach into rock and pop, they find fresh arrangements for familiar
tunes, from Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin to the Beatles and Tom Petty. Avalon Nine covers a lot of musical ground. The Bier Garten will return once again this year and will be located at the southwest end of the park in the parking lot of St. Agatha’s church. The Bier Garten will be open from 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. with Avalon Nine performing from 6:00 – 9:00p.m. “It’s a pleasure to be working on the Taste Committee for the 2nd time, and seeing the excitement that everyone brings to the table. This year along with all the great foods of UA we will be enhancing the Bier Garten by expanding it to the south-west side of St Agatha property so that it will have greater visibility and easy access. It will also be located in a grassy area under some huge shade trees and have its
Thursday, August 9, 2012 • 3:30-8:30 p.m. www.uachamber.org
Bier Garten Sponsor – Open Silver Spoon Sponsors – Open Print Design Sponsors – Open St. Agatha’s for being such a supportive neighbor all these past 3 years Contact the Chamber @ Chef Sponsors: Fifth Third 481-5710 for information reBank and Shawan Marquie garding sponsorship, vendor Agency/Vaughan Insurance space and general questions. Community Sponsor: The www.uachamber.org City of Upper Arlington
own live entertainment. The thought is that folks would purchase food, then come over and dine at the Bier Garten” said, Andy Schmidt of Schmidt’s of German Village. “The Taste committee and the Chamber would like to thank the following:
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Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce Business Monthly UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS & Chamber ribbon cutting: Raymond James NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES Ask the Experts “Your exhibit is your brand”- Business Expo Planning: Learn the secrets of magnetizing prospects to your expo booth and transforming them into customers. Join us as speaker Donna Vorce (First Impressions) discusses the techniques of engagement during business expos and trade shows. Where: Tech Columbus, 1275 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH 43212 When: Wednesday, June 13, 12-1:30 p.m. Contact: Pre-registration is required. To register, contact the chamber at 614 481-5710 or email email@example.com Registration fee: $15/members $20/non-members (includes lunch)
Thirsty Thursdays Thirsty Thursdays with the UA Area Young Professionals Join the Upper Arlington Young Professionals for networking, food, and drink. Some appetizers will be provided. Where: Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern, 1635 W. Lane Ave., Upper Arlington, OH 43221 When: Thursday, June 21, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Contact: Pre-registration appreciated but not required. Register online at www.uachamber.org, or contact the chamber at (614) 481-5710 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early Morning Networking
Make connections. Get involved. Come network in the morning with members of the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce! Meet new people. Maintain relationships. Generate new business. Where: La Chatelaine, 1550 W. Lane Ave., Upper Arlington, OH 43221 When: Friday, June 15, 7:45-8:45 a.m. Contact: RSVP appreciated, but not required. For more info, go to www.uachamber.org or contact the chamber at (614) 481-5710 or email@example.com. Purchase of food and drink is optional.
Afternoon Business Network Exchange
Make connections. Get involved. Afternoon lunch networking with 30+ local business professionals. Fun, food and connections! Where: TBD – Catered by Dave’s Dogs & More When: Wednesday, June 27, 12-1:30 p.m. Contact: Pre-registration required. Register online at www. uachamber.org, or contact the chamber at (614) 481-5710 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration fee: $12/members $15/non-members
The Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Raymond James and Associates, Inc. into our Premier membership tier in November 2011. Located at t h e K i n g s d a l e Chamber members Tim Kemper, Mike Roney, Beverly Kerr, Erica Dore, Kara Shopping Center, Rider, Ross Webb, Edie Blough, Doug Ryan (board chair), Susan Toothman, Raymond James, a Debbie Segor Jerry Schwan, Deb Dolbow, Becky Hajost Brown and the member of the Raymond James staff celebrate ribbon cutting. New York Stock by Branch Manager, Bill Gib- business and clients, much the Exchange/SIPC, is a full service son, CFP®, Senior Vice Pres- same as Raymond James.” investment firm providing se- ident, Investments. By joining To reach out to the intercurity transactions, investment the Chamber, Mr. Gibson wel- ested, investment public, Rayadvisory and financial services comes “the opportunity to mond James will offer a Lunch to clients. interface with a community of & Learn series that will begin The Kingsdale branch is lead professionals dedicated to their in May and will provide an
informative series of lunchtime presentations on investment and lifestyle topics. Mr. Gibson says that his “goal is to remain responsive to the needs of our communities, deliver insightful and unbiased information in a financial environment characterized by constant change. Our ability to integrate our Financial Advisors, our services and employees into the fabric of the community is dramatically improved through membership in the UA Chamber.” For more information about Raymond James, visit www. raymondjames.com/columbusoh or contact them at (614) 442-2340.
New Chamber members Buckeye Community Calendars David & Linda Scribner (614) 864-9400 www.BuckeyeCommunity Calendars.com 314 N. Columbus Street Lancaster, Oh 43130
Buckeye Community Calendars is a direct-mail advertising company doing business in many communities in Central Ohio. We give advertisers a unique way to get their message and offers directly to the residents of a community by mailing our full-color, full-size wall calendars containing their ads to thousands of homes in a town. The Upper Arlington Community Calendar will be a great community resource with beautiful local photos, local business ads and fantastic coupons. Check out our website at www. buckeyecommunitycalendars.com for sample calendars and more info.
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DiYanni Remodeling is a full service Design/Build Remodeling Company, family owned, with over 30 years of experience. Recently , we have been named ‘Contractor of the Year “ by NARI, and awarded’ Project of the Year” by BIA. We do complimentary in- home consultations, offer 3 -D renderings, blueprint & engineering services., and have an onsite showroom where experienced designers guide you through the entire process.
Global Resoraton Ed Avery 614 885-7700 www.globalbuildersus.com 2323 Setterlin Dr. Columbus, Ohi 43228
Since 1991 Global Restoration has been providing complete claims management to homeowners and business owners in Central Ohio, returning them to pre-loss conditions in a timely fashion. 24 hour response is a phone call away at 888-432-6027 addressing water, smoke, fire and mold issues. Additional information can be obtained from Ed Avery, Business Development Manager at (614) 885-7700.
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Vinegars. All oils and Vinegars are available to taste daily, in addition the Oilerie features many specialty food, as well as beauty products. The store is owned by a mother and son team, Laura and Nathan
We have been in business for 26 years, primarily, but not limited to, the Upper Arlington Area. We care for clients in my private home, as well as in their own homes. We provide minimum 2 hours, to 24-hour total care. We have excellent references, and have an excellent reputation within the community. Please call for a free consultation (614 578-1133), or visit our website at www.mldprofessionalinhomecare.com.
Oilerie Columbus Nathan Laslow (614) 824-2668 1409 Grandview Ave. Columbus, Oh 43212
The Oilerie Columbus Olive Oil Bar Store is a wonderland for cooks and non-cooks alike. A true tasting experience that offer seventeen varieties of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, as well as nut oils, specialty oils, and eight Balsamic
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Published on May 22, 2012