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BUSINESS MONTHLY The Power to Make a Difference

November 2011

Issue 40

UA Chamber Board Retreat: Everyone is here The Chamber understands and cares about the core strengths and values of our community and works to connect people to businesses while facilitating job growth and economic investment that promotes a strong sense of community. With the input of our committee chairs and board of trustees, the Chamber will convene for the board retreat on Thursday, Nov. 10, at Info Depot. Today, teams and organizations face rapid change like never before. The diversity of our membership has a wide variety of needs and expectations that must be understood if the chamber is to meet those needs. Because we lack both in staff and in budget, we have to rely most of our ability to focus; to zoom in on the initiatives that will propel the organization towards its goals; to put a wideangle lens on the big picture, and

to stay alert to anything that might blindside the effort. To embrace change during any transition, leaders must challenge, motivate, and empower their teams through change to be successful. Creating change in a volunteerbased organization is even more difficult. It takes teamwork and leadership. We have a strong chairman in Doug Ryan of Douglas Ryan Real Estate Inc. Like any good wingman, Doug adds to the element of mutual support by sharing his experience to help us employ even more dynamic tactics. As the organization continues to transition through change, we try to embrace four key areas which are: Knowledge, Focused Vision, Faith and Initiative. ONE: KNOWLEDGE Is our organization open to new information? Do we have: • A climate that encourages and

inspires individual and collective learning to meet a common goal. • A view that mistakes and failures can often bring additional opportunities. • A desire for continuous improvement. • Openness to the integration of efforts through multiple divisions and committee work. TWO: FOCUSED VISION • Teams must have a unified mission. • An understanding that the team mission is not only for the members, it is for the staff, the board, division and committee chairs – for ownership. THREE: FAITH • Doubt and skepticism will erode the team spirit. • A dynamic team must have a strong faith and trust in the mission. FOUR: INITIATIVE

Yes, most of our work often feels like we are starting from scratch. Beyond motivating board members, those at the staff level must also do our part. Motivation is an inside job; it is internal. Therefore, initiative comes from making sure each person is doing the part of the whole, that they feel can best contribute to the mission. With initiative, good information, vision and a belief in our mission, we will continue to push the envelope. We will meet the needs and expectations of our members, businesses and the community.

Guest presenters at our board retreat will include: • Past City Manager- Ginny Barney - Organizational flow and Strategic Partners • General Motors and The Limited - Jennifer Brown – Managing and Inspiring Change • Big Red Rooster – Mark Morehead – Marketing, Brand and Mission “What is really cool, is that any member, or prospective member can be part of all of this in the capacity they are comfortable with. Bottom line, the Chamber listens;

and wants to learn by gaining fresh ideas. Knowledge is power.” —Susan Toothman, RE/MAX Premier Choice We welcome your input about business needs and chamber benefits. I want to help you grow and prosper today and in the years to come. Contact us at (614) 4815710 or email me at becky@ For more information, visit Becky A. Hajost is the president of the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce.

Older Adult Resource Group presents Medicare 2012 update Open enrollment for Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage is Oct. 15 through Dec.7, 2011. Before selecting a prescription drug plan (PDP) or Medicare Advantage plan, it is imperative that enrollees review the changes to Medicare for 2012, as well as changes in their Medicare prescription drug coverage and Medicare Advantage plans. Prescription drug plan features change from year to year. So, carefully examine all available plans during each annual enrollment period, because your current plan may no longer best meet your needs. Be sure to check the features of your plan, including the list of drugs covered, the premium, the deductible, and cost-sharing you pay, and any coverage gap.

If you are satisfied with your current plan, you do not need to do anything to keep your plan. If you take no action, you will remain in your current plan. If you enroll in or make changes to you plan during the annual enrollment period, your new coverage will automatically begin on Jan. 1, 2012. The Older Adult Resource Group of the UA Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Medicare 2012 Update on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church on Lytham Road. The information will be provided by Chris Reeg from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program and will be held in two sessions, from 2-4 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. To make a reservation for this free program, please call (614) 457-7876, ext. 432.

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Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees 2012 nominees ANDY MILLS Andy Mills, Director, Investment Services Group with Continental Realty. an alliance member with Cushman & Wakefield. Andy Mills Along with Andrew Montooth, he focuses on the acquisition and disposition of all commercial property types, focusing primarily on medical office, office and retail properties. His approach to the business is simple: Listen, work hard, practice integrity, add value, communicate often and pay attention to details. He has been recognized as a CoStar Sales Power Broker (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010) and also holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. He is also a member of Columbus Board of Realtors (CBR), Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR), National Association of Realtors (NAR), Urban Land Institute (ULI), CCIM Institute, and International Council of Shopping Centers. Mills is also active in the community, serving in the following roles: • Board of directors, The Center for Balanced Living. • Past president Kenyon College Alumni Council. • Chair, Woody Hayes Golf Classic Nationwide Children’s Hospital. • Executive Committee, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Development Board. • Vice president and literacy chair - Tri-Village Rotary. • Director, Ohio Association of Realtors.

• Chair Commercial Investment Steering Committee, Columbus Board of Realtors. • Secretary, Ohio CCIM Chapter. • Second grade reading tutor, Wiggin Street Elementary School. • Volunteer. Upper Arlington Chamber Business Retention Committee. Prior to his real estate career he spent time in Dayton working for a Department of Defense contractor researching how experts, both individuals and teams, make decisions in high-stakes situations. During his tenure Mills was project leader for numerous research projects, including: the United States Marine Corps Fleet Anti-Security Teams (FAST Teams), The United States Army’s Global Command Teams and the Joint Forces Air Component Command (JFACC) unit (United States Air Force). Mills is a graduate of Kenyon College and lives in Upper Arlington with his wife, Maggie. J. CHRISTOSCOTT J. Christopher Scott is with CMA Capital Mediation Assoc. His mediation experience J. Christopher includes court Scott designated foreclosure mediator for the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas; court designated mediator for the Franklin County Municipal Court; court designated mediator for the Delaware Municipal Court; mediator for the Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio; co-developer of the mediation program for the Better Business Bureau, including the PHER

training of staff; and private practice mediation, focusing on business and commercial disputes, eldercare conflict, workplace conflict resolution, creditor-debtor issues, faith-based and nonprofit civil lawsuit avoidance and settlement of active lawsuits. He is a graduate of the Mediation and Dispute Resolution Certificate Program at Capital University Law School. Scott holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; a master of arts in international relations, University of Pennsylvania; and bachelor of arts in political science, Kenyon College. He is involved in on-going advanced mediation training provided by the Supreme Court of Ohio and the Capital University Law School. Memberships include: Association for Conflict Resolution and member of the Commercial, Healthcare, Organizational Conflict Management, Spirituality and Workplace Sections; Ohio Mediation Association; Columbus Bar Association (Associate) and member of the ADR Committee; National Association for Community Mediation; Peacemakers, the dispute resolution affiliate of the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church; JANET BOISSY Janet Boissy is vice president sales and marketing, Indus Hotels, overseeing the sales, marketing and revenue Janet Boissy management for six hotels in Columbus, along with potential future projects in the pipeline for Indus Hotels.

She spearheaded the development and design of the University Hospitality District, a consortium of hotels, retail, attractions, meeting facilities and Chambers of Commerce. The UHD operates as a cooperative effort of sales and marketing to bring additional group, sports and convention business to the University District by partnering with OSU facilities, transportation, and Chambers of Commerce in Grandview and Upper Arlington businesses and services. In 2011, Boissy received the Business Person of the Year Award from Upper Arlington Chamber of Commerce, worked with the Grandview Chamber of Commerce committee to establish a Visitors Bureau, and currently sits on the Experience Columbus Tourism Board. She represents the hotels at Experience Columbus Convention Sales Strategy, Business Development, and Sports Commission meetings. A resident of Upper Arlington for the past 25 years, Ms. Boissy is active in community and charitable foundations such as Prevent Blindness Ohio, Life Care Alliance and

the Capital Area Humane Society. JEFF DANZIGER Jeff Danziger is a financial advisor with Edward Jones He has experience as a cost analyst in the Financial Jeff Danziger Leadership Development Program. “In 2008, I graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University with an emphasis in finance and finance real estate. From there, I went to work for Eaton Corporation as an analyst, where I helped put together several community service programs to engage employees, build teamwork, and give back to those who were less fortunate. While these programs were rewarding and the work experience I received at Eaton Corporation was both educational and challenging, I wanted to find a career that would allow me to make a daily impact upon both individuals and the community. In 2009, I started my career with

Edward Jones as a financial advisor.” A member of the Downtown Columbus Lions Club, he also serves as chair of the chamber’s Young Professionals Group (YP’s). “I have the opportunity to showcase what I am most passionate about: the endless opportunities to involve younger professionals within the chamber and the UA community. My vision for this group is to engage our members through service projects as well as social and networking programs Essentially, I would like this group to be referred to as the next wave of leaders within Upper Arlington. “The UA Chamber has given so much to me personally and professionally. I am looking to devote more efforts to an organization that I am incredibly passionate about as it strives to grow its organization and better our community.” He is also a member of the chamber’s Ambassador Committee and Taste of UA Committee

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A Community Service Program that Gives Back to Seniors

Share the holiday spirit by brightening the lives of lonely or isolated seniors in our commmunity. In the last 5 years, Home Instead Senior Care volunteers have delivered more than 1 million gifts.

How the program works: Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce Trustees Daniel Casey 2152 Tremont Center, Upper Arlington, OH 43221 Alberta Burke Becky Converse Charles Griffith Phone: 614-481-5710, Fax: 614-481-5711 Charles Groezinger Peter Hahn Tony Macaluso Heidi Nail Wes Newhouse Doug Ryan BOARD OF TRUSTEES Officers Jamie Sisto Deborah Taylor Doug Ryan Chair Jonathan Varner Donna Vorce Don Leach Outgoing Chair Chris Widing Dr. Jeff Weaver Edie Blough Vice Chair, Membership Jim Hyre Vice Chair, Economic UAACC staff Becky A. Hajost President Development Elizabeth Krause Administrative Event David Peters Vice Chair, Public Relations Coordinator Jamie Sisto Vice Chair, Business Advocacy Lori Vanzant Intern William Ubbing Vice Chair, Finance Reg Warner Chief Financial Officer


• Area agencies provide the names and gift requests of lonely or financially challenged seniors in our community. First names and requests are written on ornaments and placed on trees in participating CVS and Walgreen stores. • Community members select ornaments, purchase gifts and return them to the store. • Gifts that are collected are wrapped by volunteers and delivered to the recipients. For ways you can help, call

614.486.6643 for participating stores go to

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Chamber Board of Trustees nominees Continued from page 2 KATHLEEN K. GILL Kathleen K. Gill serves as an owner, president and publisher of The Publishing Group Ltd. Primary responsibilities include managing Kathleen K. Gill the daily operations of the company, quality management and new business development. Kathy has more than 25 years of publication, marketing and advertising experience. Career highlights include creating a national trade association’s monthly publication including support materials and editorial platform; successfully revamping OSU athletic programs to coordinate and support the university’s brand message; management of the Bob Evans Farms, Inc. account including restaurant point of purchase collateral, annual report and company identity brochures; procurement and management of the Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism publications and new technology account, including partnership in idea creation and implementation of consistent messaging and graphics for their multi-tiered program areas. Since 2001, one or more PGL staff members has served on many UAACC committees including the Ambassadors Committee, PR Committee, Retail Committee and Taste of UA Committee. Kathy served on the Taste of UA committee for three years. She holds a bachelor of science degree in journalism from Ohio State University. She is a member of the Advertising Federation of Columbus, as well as a board member and past president (2008), member of Niche Media Network; member of the Dublin, Pickerington, Westerville, Grandview and Upper Arlington Chambers of Commerce; and the OSU Alumni Association. She is a 30-year parishioner of St. Andrew Church and a member and board member of the St. Andrew Home & School Association, as well as a member of the Bishop Watterson High School Mothers Club. RICHARD B. DUMAS Richard B. Dumas, CPA, is a partner in the firm of HHH CPA Group, LLC at 1250 Old Henderson Road. “I have been involved in public accounting for most of my career; first with KPMG for almost five years and

then with my current firm for 23 years. My experience is in auditing closelyheld businesses. In my 28 years of public accounting ex- Richard Dumas perience I have worked with a wide variety of businesses and industries, which gives me a somewhat unique window in how companies of all sizes, types and industries work — and sometimes don’t. “My favorite aspect to my position is strategic thinking and business planning. It is always interesting to meet with someone and help to guide them in the right direction. So many times we see clients who have problems because they had no help in the planning stage and set their companies up in the wrong way. “I have served in an advisory capacity to boards for two nonprofit organizations for a number of years. I performed their audits and so could not be a voting board member, but I have been involved with these boards in an advisory capacity for 10-12 years. Rick has been married for 30 years. He has four children and twelve grandchildren. He enjoys wine and hosts a monthly wine tasting at his office. ROY SMOOT Roy Smoot is vice president of business banking for PNC Bank. Smoot is a proven senior leader who has consistently pro- Roy Smoot duced positive results in for profit (banking, small business) and nonprofit firms, yielding revenue growth, measurable staff performance improvements, cost savings, increased backroom operations efficiency and financial organization strength. Intense desire to leverage servant leader skills and expertise within an employee focused firm that exists to make a tangible difference in the lives of its clients. His specialties include commercial and consumer banking, nonprofit leadership, marketing and growth planning, strategic planning, human resources, staff development, financial management, IT business process improvements, senior management leadership. He is a member of NewSong Com-

munity Church (Board member, teacher and servant), Ohio Buckeye Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Board member, House of Hope Board Member, United Way Management Advisory Council. He has served as a youth soccer and basketball coach. SUSAN TOOTHMAN Susan Toothman is a real estate agent with RE/MAX Premier Choice. An Upper Arlington resident for 17 years, Susan and her Susan Toothman husband, Scott, and son, Clayton, have their real estate licenses and comprise the Toothman Team. Her daughter, Alexandria, is graduating from UA High School this year. For the last 18 years, she has been a full time real estate agent currently with RE/MAX Premier Choice. Her primary responsibilities include; Director and Manager of the Toothman Team. Susan has been a member of the UA Chamber since 1998. Susan has served on several UA Chamber committees; 2011 Annual Awards Meeting and Expo, Taste of UA, Membership Division, Community Market Place and the Ambassador Committee. Recently, she assumed the responsibility of heading the Ambassador Committee. Susan also participated in the last UA Chamber 2011 FOCUS group involving community and businesses. CHRISTOPHER GRAFF Christopher Graff is with Ray Insurance. Chris joined Ray Insurance in 2010 and specializes in personal and c o m m e r c i a l Christopher lines. PreviousGraff ly with Farmers Insurance Group, he is dedicated to the particular needs of his clients, and he enjoys providing specialized and cost effective insurance packages. He is active in the Tri-Village Rotary and the Upper Arlington Chamber of Commerce. Chris graduated from University of California Santa Barbara in 1998 with a degree in Economics and Accounting and lives in Upper Arlington with his wife Susan..

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Real estate trends

Simply the Best

Spotlighting distinctive gifts from local retailers “The Chamber’s 100 Best Gift Ideas was one of the best promotions that we participated in during the holidays last year. As a local business, we appreciate a great opportunity to showcase our business, and the chamber always gives us that opportunity. We promoted our gift cards last year and the fact that if you purchased $50 in gift cards, Donatos would give you a gift of a $10 gift card for the purchase. Our gift cards are perfect gifts for teachers, associates and friends. We are definitely doing this promotion again this year and will advertise it with the chamber’s 100 Best Gift Ideas.” Lianne McGlade, Donatos Pizza “If you’re like most people, you find it difficult to come up with unique gift ideas. You may be tired of picking up chain gift cards in exchange for gas perks. The 100 Best Gift Ideas Program through the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce offers you unique gift ideas — discounted! You don’t even have to buy into a group coupon discount, you just need to be aware of the program and browse the chamber’s we site to find the best gifts for everyone on your list this year. Or, while you’re out shopping, look for the 100 Best Gift Ideas posters in participating store windows. Happy shopping!” Emilie Smith, The Original Goodie Shop

Publicity for retailers The chamber is once again promoting the Gift Program through its partnerships with ThisWeek Community Newspapers, Tri-Village Magazine, and online on with its newly redesigned website.

Participating companies will benefit from the promotional exposure in these publications, on the website and through social media outlets including Facebook and Twitter. Participants will gain additional publicity on the storefront posters that will be distributed throughout the area beginning Nov. 1. Cost-effective marketing As a benefit of membership, the chamber is offering the program to its members for only $25, significantly less than the cost to participate for non-member retailerswhich is $100. Even at the non-member rate this program is a best-buy, must-buy for local retailers. The marketing exposure alone is valued at more than $400. Connecting with residents The 100 Best Gift Ideas Program is designed to serve many purposes. It is a way for the chamber to help member companies to brand their names in a cost-effective way. Also, the program supports their retail efforts to thrive with local sales. By promoting a unique or distinctive gift through the program retailers have the opportunity to attract new customers, while strengthening their relationships with current patrons. How do you sign up? Upper Arlington Area Chamber members will receive a post card in the mail as well as infor-

Redevelopment: Lemons or lemonade? It seems as if redevelopment is the topic of choice in communities like Upper Arlington these days. The benefits of redevelopment and the role it plays in an established city’s long-term economic development plan can be a very convincing proposition — especially for the residents of fully developed and land-locked communities. The most recent discussion in Upper Arlington has been about the proposed re-development on Lane Avenue between Wellesley and Westmont. The Lane Avenue corridor has been a focus of redevelopment for several years. Projects like Lane Avenue Shopping Mall, the Arlington Commons and now the Whole Foods redevelopment have shaped the future for the surrounding area. The new project being proposed would be a true mixed-use development. Mixed-use is often de-

scribed as having at least one or possibly multiple buildings that are used for more than one purpose and most DOUG often situated where there is RYAN already housing and commercial activities close together. The projected outcome of mixed-use development feeds into the growing trends in today’s real estate marketplace and also diversifies the developer’s financial exposure. Today’s home buyer is seeking active lifestyles, social interaction, cultural activities, entertainment, proximity to shopping and dining … and they want it all to be within walking distance from their home. If you are shopping for a home in Upper Arlington and you are seeking walkability to these types

of amenities, then look around the Lane Avenue “redevelopment” corridor. Appreciation has been strong and the homes are selling quickly. In this neighborhood north of Lane Avenue, 2011 sales are averaging $171 per square foot and going into contract within 36 days on market. The same area during the same time period produced $162 per square foot in 2010 and $155 per square foot in 2009. So, lemons or lemonade? You decide. Doug Ryan is the broker/owner of Douglas Real Estate Inc. He has been working in the real estate industry for more than 20 years, of which 18 years have been as a licensed real estate professional. He is chairman of the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees. Statistics provided by Columbus Board of Realtors MLS.

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Spotlighting gifts from local retailers Continued from page 4

iday season and support our local area businesses.

mation through the weekly email next week. Not a member? Call the chamber today at (614) 481-5710 or check out the website at How do I purchase one of the 100 Best Gift promotions? On Nov. 1, go to to purchase one of the best gift ideas promotions this hol-

“The program idea was amazing. Our gift offer for the personalized bottle of wine was an exceptional value and I’m happy that people took advantage of it last year.” Ryan Huffman, Huffman’s Market

Many thanks to the 100 Best Gift Ideas sponsors: The Guernsey Bank and Whole Foods Market.

Upcoming Chamber events Medicare 2012: Overview and Update Caregivers, older adults and anyone interested is welcome to join us for the 2012 Medicare Update. The speaker will be Chris Reeg, trainer from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program. When: Nov. 8, Session No. 1: 2 - 4 p.m.; Session No. 2: 6 - 8 p.m. Where: Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, 2300 Lytham Road, Upper Arlington Contact: Registration appreciated but not required. Register online at or contact the chamber at (614) 4815710 or Free to members and their guests

Ask the Experts Speakers Nick DiBartolomeo, Richard Dumas of HHH CPA Group, LLC and Fred Manter and Brian Ravencraft of Holbrook & Manter, CPAs, will discuss individual tax law changes, corporate tax law changes, and year-end tax planning. Where: Tech Columbus, 1275 Kinnear Road, Columbus When: 12 - 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 Contact: Pre-registration is required. Register at www. or contact the chamber at (614) 481-5710 or admin@ua Fee: $15/members, $20/non-members. Includes lunch.

Grand Re-Opening of Gentle Touch Massage Therapy by Deb, LLC Please join us as we celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of Gentle Touch Massage Therapy by Deb, LLC at the new location. Pick up a gift certificate for a one-hour massage for only $45 when you attend the event. Deb has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for six years. She is excited about moving so she will be able to work with


more clients. Afternoon Business Where: Gentle Touch Massage Network Exchange Therapy by Deb, 1355 W. King Ave., Columbus. Make connections. Get involved. When: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. Afternoon lunch networking with 16 30+ local business professionals. Contact: No RSVP required. Fun, food and connections. Where: Royal Ginger, 1625 W. Early Bird Worm Hunt Lane Ave., Upper Arlington When: 12 - 1:30 p.m. WednesMake connections. Get inday, Nov. 30 volved. Come network in the mornContact: Registration required. ing with members of the UA Chamber. Meet new people. Maintain Register at, or relationships. Generate new busi- contact the chamber at (614) 4815710 or admin@ua ness. Where: Panera Bread, 3278 Registration fee: $12/ members; $15/non-members Tremont Road, Upper Arlington When: 7:45 - 8:45 a.m, Friday, Nov. 18 2011 UA Area Chamber Contact: RSVP appreciated. Go Holiday Lunch to or contact Start the holiday season right. the chamber at (614) 481-5710 or admin@ua Food Enjoy good food, good music and good company. The UAHS Choral and drink purchase optional. Ensemble will perform. Put a smile on the face of a child by donatNetwork with the UA ing a new toy to the holiday toy Area Young Professionals drive. Join the Upper Arlington Young Where: University Plaza Hotel, Professionals for networking, food, 3110 Olentangy River Road, and drink. Columbus Where: Old Bag of Nails, 2102 When: 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tremont Center, Upper Arlington Thursday, Dec. 8 When: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m, every Contact: RSVP Required. Conthird Thursday tact the chamber at (614) 481Contact: Pre-registration appre- 5710, or ciated. Register at uachamber. org, register online at or contact the chamber at (614) Cost is $25/members (and their 481-5710 or guests), $35/non-members.

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(614) 488-3585 Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce Business Monthly is a special advertising supplement to ThisWeek Community Newspapers. Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce Business Monthly is not responsible for opinions and views expressed in the paid advertisement in the business profiles. All real estate advertising herein is subject to the federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familiar status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.

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New Chamber members A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PREMIER MEMBERS: The Arlington Bank Arlingworth Home Care AT&T Ohio Centric Financial Group, LLC Dick Baker Roofing, Inc. Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP Fifth Third Bank First Community Village The Forum at Knightsbridge Good Energy Huntington National Nank

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Ladies Explorer Club LLC Meridian Managed Technologies Newhouse, Prophater, Letcher & Moots, LLC Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Panera Bread Raymond James & Associates SGO Designer Glass Schindler & Adams, CPAs Servpro of Upper Arlington Tom & Jerry’s Auto Service Upper Arlington City Schools Upper Arlington News

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1836 Henderson Road Columbus 43220 Shona Barnes Charleys Philly Steaks (614) 805-3584 At Charley’s Philly Steaks our goal is to provide exceptional customer service to every guest every time. We provide 100-percent USDA choice sirloin. Also a great fry selection and fresh lemonade. Everything is made to order to our guest perfection. (614) 253-4820 1216 Sunbury Road Familybusiness Conway Center for Columbus 43219 Family Business Shelley Brown The Conway Center for Family Business is central Ohio’s resource for educational programs, information and networking opportunities to support the growth and success of family-owned businesses. The center celebrates the successes of family-owned businesses at its annual awards program and offers peer group opportunities for next-generation leaders, family business leaders, and women family business owners. The organization includes leading family-owned businesses ranging from three to more than 10,000 employees. More information can be found at 1818 Henderson Road 614 326-2222 Columbus 43220 Stephanie Nguyen Luxe Nail Spa LLC Stephanie has been in the salon business for 15 years. She is currently the owner of two salons — one in Columbus and one in Wooster. Luxe Nail Spa is the largest and most elegant nail salon in Columbus. Luxe Nail Spa provides its clients with an overall positive and relaxing experience through a variety of different services. The services include nails, waxing, and massages. Luxe Nail Spa is currently has the following deals going on: 40 percent off acrylics, and solar pink and whites, 30 percent off gel polish, pedicures, and massages (massages by appointment only).

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