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New turf installed at TWHS stadium By CANDY BROOKS ThisWeek Community Newspapers

The new artificial turf at the Thomas Worthington High School stadium is expected to have a real impact on the whole community. “We’re so excited,” athletics director Dan Girard said on Aug. 9 as he reviewed all of the new ways the high school stadium could be used after the artificial ground cover is ready. That will be on Aug. 26, he said, a week later than planned. The original green cover placed over the field earlier this week has to be removed because of a defect in the manufacturing process. The Motz Group of Cincinnati discovered the problem and was supposed to lay the new turf today (Aug. 11), Girard said. Six junior varsity and varsity soccer games will have to be rescheduled because of the delay. Once all is ready, though, the new ground cover will provide a safer surface for all athletes, will require less maintenance than grass fields, and

will allow the stadium to be used much more than in the past. No longer will use be limited to about 40 events a year. Now all field teams — from football and soccer to lacrosse and field hockey — will be able to play in stadium. Not just varsity teams will play there, either. Junior varsity and freshman teams will play contests there, the band will play there, and physical education classes can be held there. On Sundays, youth booster games will now be played in what is expected to become one of the community’s showplaces. “Aesthetically, it makes the place top-notch for the kids,” Girard said. The use will extend beyond students. Community events, from Independence Day celebrations to picnics, can be held on the artificial turf. The turf project was financed through fund

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Doug Clayton (left) and Rob Comer prepare the rubber high-jump area for its polyurethane coating

See TURF, page A2 beside the new turf field at Thomas Worthington High School on Aug. 8.

School district to put ‘overflow’ policy in writing

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Parents who move into the Worthington school district believing their children will attend a neighborhood school are sometimes surprised when those children are forced to ride a bus to a different school. Such overflow occurs when classrooms become overcrowded. It is more cost-effective to pay for a student to ride the bus to another school than to pay for additional teachers for smaller classes, said Worthington administrator George Joseph. The Worthington Board of Education does not plan to change that policy, but it has instructed Joseph to put it in writing and distribute it to families who move into the district. The overflow policy is not new. Fiftynine students were sent to schools outside of their neighborhoods last year. Board members have been receiving complaints recently, and told Rachael Dorothy on Aug. 8 that they plan to put the policy in writing. Dorothy, president of the Colonial Hills Civic Association, said she has heard from several neighborhood families that their children will be bused out of the subdivision to Wilson Hill Elementary School this year. The district begins assigning new stu-

A closer look The overflow policy is not new. Fifty-nine students were sent to schools outside of their neighborhoods last year.

dents to out-of-neighborhood schools when classrooms reach capacity. Primary classrooms, which include grades one through three, should contain 23 to 27 students. The ideal fourth- to sixth-grade class capacity is 28 or 29 students, according to board policy. Administrators try to plan for acceptable class sizes, but sometimes the numbers do not work, and sometimes overflow happens when families move in near the beginning of the school year. There are times when new students are bumped by open enrollment students. All students are eligible to “open-enroll” at any school in the district as long as there is space and they provide their own transportation. Educators try to inform open-enrollment students of their school assignment by July. If a class then becomes full, a new student will be bumped rather than the openSee POLICY, page A2

Worthington Food Pantry hires first paid director By Paul Vernon/ThisWeek

A bicyclist rides along the Olentangy Trail under the West Dublin-Granville Road overpass on Aug. 7.

One exits school board race; one enters bid for council seat By CANDY BROOKS ThisWeek Community Newspapers

Steve Kucinski has dropped out of the Worthington Board of Education race. “I was very excited about the possibility, but I thought it was in my best interest to step out of the way,” he said. Kucinski is a languagearts teacher-leader at Dublin

Coffman High School. His wife teaches music in the Worthington schools. They have three children and live in Colonial Hills. The campaign might have been too stressful for his family and him, he said. With financial constraints and collective bargaining expected to be issues in the race, the salaries and benefits of teachers likely will be part of the dis-

cussion. Instead, Kucinski will work with an organization of parents to communicate about problems and to spread good news about the schools, he said. That leaves three announced candidates for two open seats on the board. Board members Julie Keegan and Charlie Wilson both plan to run for reelection. The third candidate is John Hyre, a tax lawyer, accountant and real estate See RACES, page A2

By CANDY BROOKS ThisWeek Community Newspapers Two years ago, the Worthington Food Pantry and Resource Center opened in a small building on the campus of the United Methodist Children’s Home. That first month, a few volunteers distributed food to 25 families. Today volunteers number more than 300; the pantry is in large, modern quarters on the Harding Hospital campus; and 879 people received assistance in June. With that kind of growth, and more needs to be met, the pantry’s board of directors recently decided it was time to hire its first paid employee. Debra Gray Boyd started as the first paid, part-time executive director in June. Her job is to make sure Worthington school district residents receive the food and assistance they need. “I love my new job,” Boyd said. “I enjoy getting to connect people and organizations to better help our neighbors.” The pantry, located in the old Harding cafeteria and kitchen, is open three times

a week. Shelves are lined with all kinds of food that can be selected by clients, who are referred by social service agencies. Each family can take home enough food for three days on each visit. Besides food, the center helps with utility bills, job searches, furniture and other basic needs. The more than 300 volunteers include businesses that have donated fixtures and furniture as well as money and food; organizations such as the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club; and schools and faith-based organizations. “It has really been everyone pulling it all together,” Boyd said. Boyd, from Upper Arlington, has a master’s degree in organization development and change management from Bowling Green State University. She has worked with small and large businesses has owned her own small business, and has been involved with other nonprofit organizations. See PANTRY, page A2


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In brief Leadership program applications available Applications are currently being accepted for the fall 2011 session of Leadership Worthington’s adult and high school programs. Adult classes begin Thursday, Sept. 22, for the nine-month program. Registration deadline is Sept. 12. The High School Leadership Development Program, open to students in the Worthington School District in grades 9 through 12, is a six-week program that begins Sunday, Sept. 25. Applications are available online at www.leadershipworthington.org. Scholarships are available.

PANTRY She said the combination makes her a good fit for the pantry. While the volunteers are the cornerstone of dayto-day pantry operations, the newly incorporated board of directors held its first meeting July 19. The board celebrated the addition of much-needed shelving donated and installed by Giant Eagle, a commercial freezer and an outdoor sign provided by the Dublin-Worthington Rotary.

The members of the board of directors are Barry Bennett, Dave Wade, Tina Boggs, Keri Drake, Brandi Hann, Mike Zazano, Ann Marie McCallister, James R. Mosic, Melissa Conrath, Shelley Stozer, Meribah Mansfield, Linda Crawford-Cloud, Sandy Byers, Ed Shaffer, Jim Gahman and John Conlon. The Pantry & Resource Center is located on the OSU/Harding Campus at 445 E. Dublin Granville Road, Building G. For information on ways to help the Worthington community, visit the pantry’s website at www.worthingtonfoodpantry.org.

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drives, corporate and private donations, and a brick-paver fundraiser. Total cost is expected to be $619,000. Of that, approximately $101,000 was paid by taxpayers with bond issue money that was approved by voters in 2006. That money was earmarked for improvements to the sod at the stadium. The biggest individual contributor was Dennis Hamilton, who donated in excess of $250,000. He has a son who is a sophomore and one who is an eighthgrader. Hamilton said he wanted to see freshman and junior varsity teams have an opportunity to play in the stadium, and wanted the field to look better for the whole community. His sons have played select soccer in some attractive stadiums, and he wanted the local teams to be proud of their facilities as well. “I wanted to see everyone get a chance to use the stadium,” he said.

investor who lives in Worthington Hills. On the city side of the election, one more candidate has announced he is seeking election to Worthington City Council, bringing the count to nine candidates for five seats. Michael Troper has announced his candidacy for one of the fouryear terms. Three four-year seats will be filled. Incumbents Bonnie Michael, Bob Chosy and Dave Norstrom all plan to run for those seats. Challenger Doug Smith said he probably would run for a four-year term but hasn’t decid-

ed yet. Robert Schmidt and Joe Davis both plan to run for election to seats to which they were appointed over the past two years. At the time they were appointed by council, they agreed to run for election. Challenging Schmidt and Davis will be D.J. Falcoski, who ran unsuccessfully two years ago. Rachael Dorothy said she also plans to be a candidate for one of the two-year terms. The deadline for filing nominating petitions with the Franklin County Board of Elections was Aug. 10. cbrooks@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekNEWS.com

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Police reports Worthington police • On Aug. 7 at 10:48 a.m.: Worthington police dispatchers received a bomb threat to The Church @ 85, at 85 E. Wilson Bridge Road. Officers responded and the pastor decided to evacuate the church. The church was searched, but nothing unusual was found. An investigation is pending. • Between Aug. 3 and 7: A bicycle was reported stolen from a garage in the 200 block of Franklin Avenue. • On July 25: A resident of the 6900 block of Perry Drive reported his identity had been used to open accounts at Verizon and AT&T. • On Aug. 5 at 5:28 p.m.: Police and medics were called to the lot of Worthingway Middle

School, 6625 Guyer St., on a report of a person who was turning blue. Officers found the person unresponsive with no pulse. Officers found heroin and a pipe in the car, and with that information, medics were able to administer the correct antidote and revive the person, who was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital. • On Aug. 5 at 11:30 p.m.: Police received a call from G Worthy’s Bar and Grill, 2151 E. Dublin-Granville Road. While investigating, a heavily intoxicated person interfered. He was arrested. • Overnight on Aug. 3: A camera was reported stolen from in or on an unlocked car in the 5600 block of Selby Court. Nothing else was disturbed.

• On Aug. 2: A resident of the 100 block of Howard Avenue reported a GPS was stolen from an unlocked vehicle. In the first block, a power washer and saw were reported stolen from a garage. • On Aug. 3 at 2:11 a.m.: A 20year-old man allegedly drove a Jeep through a baseball diamond at Perry Park. He was charged with OVI, underage drinking, criminal mischief and criminal trespass. • On July 31: Residents of a house in the 100 block of East Granville Road returned home from a trip to find a lawnmower and adult tricycle missing from an unlocked detached garage. A note from a handyman said he had arrived to find men in an old green pickup truck, taking things

from the garage. The note said they beat him and robbed him of his wallet and $60. Police have not been able to contact the handyman. • Between July 22 and Aug. 1, in the 400 block of Greenglade Avenue: A person mowing grass noticed a neighbor’s residence had been forcibly entered while the neighbors were out of town. A television was taken.

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Library news The following programs are offered by Worthington Libraries. Old Worthington Library is at 820 High St., Northwest Library is at 2280 Hard Road and Worthington Park Library is at 1389 Worthington Centre Drive. Call (614) 8072626. • A hands-on workshop to teach participants how to access the library’s eBooks with their

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George Walcutt painted portraits and landscapes and assisted in his father’s chair business. He raised a company of soldiers to fight in the Mexican War. Noted for his historical knowledge, he once won a medal in a statewide history contest in Cincinnati. His brother, David Walcutt, was primarily a portrait painter, and many of his portraits of Ohio’s governors are still hanging in the Statehouse. David Walcutt later went into partnership with Cincinnati sculptor Thomas Jones for a time, and then went on to open a portrait studio in St. Louis. Probably the best-known of the Walcutt artists was the older brother of George and David. William Walcutt was born in Columbus in 1819. Specializing in portrait painting, he acquired a reputation that brought him work from eastern cities as well as the rest of the state of Ohio. In middle age, he traveled to Europe and studied with some of the best French painters of the mid-19th century. In time, he would become the first American to be awarded a medal by the French Academy. Returning to America, William Walcutt spent most of his later career as a sculptor. Some of his more memorable works included the Perry monument in Cleveland and the statue of Dr. Samuel Smith that stood for many years at the corner of Broad and High streets. The story of the travels of the statue of Dr. Smith probably deserves a story in its own right. Originally commissioned by his family, the statue extended a bit into the street. Eventually becoming a traffic hazard, the statue was moved several times, stolen at one time and recovered, and stands today on the OSU campus near the College of Medicine. As more artists came to Columbus, the Walcutt family competed by opening one of the first art galleries in the city on the site of their father’s carpentry shop. Branching out from there, the

family later expanded the gallery to include other exhibits and opened the city’s first and only Dime Museum. The museum included all sorts of examples of taxidermy, souvenirs and mementos from famous and infamous people, and paintings and sculpture from the prolific Walcutt family. It was apparently a wonder to behold. Unable to compete against the formidable Walcutts, John Henry Witt carved out a niche of his own. Born in Wayne County in 1840, Witt trained as an artist in Cincinnati and came to Columbus in 1862, during the American Civil War. After buying a home on Franklin Avenue near Washington Boulevard, he began to paint portraits of prominent military and political figures. Handsome and socially adept, Witt soon was painting governors and generals until he left Columbus in 1878 for New York and Washington. One of the people Witt left behind in Columbus was his pupil, Silas Martin. Born in Columbus in 1841, Martin grew up in Westerville and studied art with the wife of the president of Otterbein College. She later would become a pupil of his. Martin came to Columbus, studied with Witt and turned to portrait painting. He painted a number of prominent people, including Gov. William McKinley. In his later career, he turned his attention to landscapes. In 1889, Silas Martin became head of the art department at Ohio State University, serving until his death in 1906. By that time, Columbus boasted well-established art schools, a Gallery of Fine Arts and a whole new generation of Columbus artists. Many of them, like George Bellows and Alice Schille, would set new standards for a new century. But that is another story for another day. Ed Lentz writes a history column for ThisWeek.

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HILLARY KLINE old coed mistress. As Britt Franklin will explain at 7 p.m. on Sept. 13, Snook, a two-time Olympic gold medalist with a wife and young daughter, met Theora Hix when she was 21 and working as a stenographer for OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Zombie Invasion, Oct. 14 Oct. 14 will be Z-Day at Northwest Library. Part of TGIF, a library series offering unique afterhours programs for teens, Zombie Invasion will feature gruesome games, like Pin the Pancreas on the Zombie, and a monstrous makeup demonstration. Those attending can come in costume, and should be prepared to shake a leg during an outrageous dance contest. The event starts at 7 p.m. Family Reading Festival featuring Will Hillenbrand, Nov. 13 Old Worthington Library will again host this year’s festival (formerly the Read to Your Baby Festival), which focuses on early childhood literacy and fostering early reading skills at home. During a 3 p.m. presentation, award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Will Hillenbrand will focus on the process of creating a book, from journal entries to final artwork. A book-signing will follow, with proceeds benefiting the Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries.

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College notes • Stefanie Schulyk was recently initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter at Ohio State University, where she is studying for dual degrees in history of art and German. Schulyk, a 2009 graduate of Worthington Kilbourne High School and an active member of the Honors and Humanities Scholar programs at OSU, is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Schulyk was initiated as a junior at OSU. • Ohio University recently an-

nounced its spring 2011 graduates. Worthington graduates included: James Lewnes, bachelor of arts, majors in economics, political science and history; Staci Anthony, bachelor’s degrees in forensic chemistry and criminology; Kana Sekiguchi, doctor of physical therapy; Chad Keller, doctor of osteopathic medicine; Heather Mason, master’s degree in nursing; Kevin Patterson, bachelor’s degree in business administration, majors in finance and accounting. • Ohio University has announced its spring 2011 dean’s list. Worthington students named to the list included: Zachary Farr, Max Friedlander, Stuart Holmes, Jessica Lohner,Alicia Hann, Natalie Clager, Alex Lilly, Chelsea Callahan, Maria Fabiano,

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Coming up To add, remove or update a come. Call Steven Cox at (614) listing, email editorial@thisweek- 476-9805 or email Columbus-Nnews.com. LewisCenter@cmn-usa.org. Accountant Information Market, Worthington-WesterEvents ville Chapter, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. WKHS Football Fundraisthe second and fourth Tuesdays er, 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, of the month at Scrambler at Bob Evans Restaurant, 7550 Marie’s, 6152 Cleveland Ave. N. High St. Tell the host you are CPAs are invited to meet for supporting Kilbourne football lunch. Call (614) 478-8187. and 15 percent of patrons’checks Central Ohio Civil War will be donated to the Kilbourne Roundtable meets at 7 p.m. the Quarterback Club. second Wednesday of each Capital City Fire Fest, 9 a.m.month at Ohio Health Medical 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at EmCampus, 300 Polaris Parkway. bassy Suites Hotel, 5100 Upper All are welcome. Call Tim MauMetro Place. Fire, EMS and porice at (614) 818-9175 or visit lice model builders and colleccentralohiocwrt.wordpress.com. tors from across the country will Inventors Network meets to be on site. Technical demonstradiscuss the invention process at tions, as well as antique and mod7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the ern fire apparatuses will be on month at TechColumbus, 1275 display in the parking lot. Call Kinnear Road. The meeting fee Joe O’Brien at (614) 561-9530 is $5 for non-members and $36 or email kitbash.fire@gmail.com. per year for members. Call 4700144 or visit www.invenMeetings torscolumbus.com. Pulsar Chapter of AmSpirWild Ones will meet for a yard tour at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, it, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. every at Sue Nelson’s residence, 130 Thursday at 8425 Pulsar Place. Longfellow Ave. Members and Call Kellina Snyder at (614) 395others are invited to tour Nelson’s 1228. Sawmill Road Toastmasters, native plant gardens. Call Bar11:45 a.m. on the first and third bara Altenburg at 638-0442. Columbus Outdoor Pursuits Mondays of every month at Flywill meet to hike the Columbus ers Pizza, 3967 Presidential ParkArt Walk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, way. Visit http://sawmill.freeAug. 24. The group gathers at toasthost.us. Guests are welWhetstone Park, North High come. Dublin Worthington Rotary, Street and Hollenback Drive. Call (614) 442-7901 or visit www.out- noon Wednesdays at La Scala, door-pursuits.org. AmSpirit Crosswoods Chapter, 8 a.m. Wednesdays at Champps Restaurant, 161 E. Campus View Blvd. Call Patrick McCarthy at (614) 395-2393 or visit www.amspiritcrosswoods.com. Christian Marketplace Network Lewis Center Chapter, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Asian Garden Buffet, 8633 U.S. Route 23 S., Lewis Center. Visitors are wel-

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McConnell Arts Center The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. The MAC is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Late hours until 9 p.m. are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays. Building admission and parking are free. For more information, visit www.mcconnellarts.org or call (614) 431-0329. • “Making Music: The Art of the Guitar House Workshop” is on view through Sept. 4. Linda Langhorst captures both the maker and the musician through her paintings.

• Artwork by MAC faculty will be on view through Sept. 18. • A revolving exhibit of artists from Central Ohio Plein Air will be on view through Sept. 30. Three artists are featured each week. Plein Air artists paint outdoors. • The MAC writers group, led by David Bell, meets every other Friday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free. The next meeting will be Aug. 12. • Tony Hagood, a pianist and composer from Westerville, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12. Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door.

Griswold Center The Worthington Griswold Center, 777 High St., offers a variety of programs for people who are retired or age 55 and older. For more information, call 842-6320. Activities for Thursday, Aug. 11, through Wednesday, Aug. 17: • Thursday — Open Wii Play, 8 a.m.; Golf Outing at Willow Run, 8:30 a.m.; Coffee with Colleen, 9 a.m.; Email 1 and 2, 9 a.m.; Bear Hugs, 10 a.m.; Strength Class, 10:15 a.m.; Chair Yoga, 11:15 a.m.; Pilates-based Mat Work, 11:15 a.m.; Double Deck Pinochle, noon.; Beginning Line Dance, 12:15 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 12:15 p.m.; Chair Volleyball, 1:15 p.m.; Table Tennis, 3:15 p.m.; Belly Dancing, 5:30 p.m. • Friday — Fit-Stik and Tubing, 8:15 a.m.; Fun and Fitness, 9:15 a.m.; Eat Better/Feel Better,

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Margaret Wolford almost walked away from what she called “a life-changing opportunity.” A 2009 Worthington Kilbourne High School graduate and junior on the Fresno State University women’s lacrosse team, she helped lead USA Athletes International to a second-place finish in the Berlin Open Lacrosse Tournament held June 17-19 in Germany. The U.S. team lost to Global Players, a team comprised of Europeans and Americans, 11-10 in the final. “I didn’t know any other girls who were going on the trip and I had never traveled overseas before,” said Wolford, who was talked into playing for the U.S. team by her aunt. “I was really nervous how things were Margaret Wolford (center) poses with USA Athletes International going to go. Now I am really glad I went. I coaches Amy Archambault (left) and Kathryn Durki. The squad met some really amazing girls and really neat finished second at the Berlin Open Lacrosse Tournament. coaches.”

According to Wolford, the U.S. team rarely was challenged until the final. Global Players, however, was an experienced team featuring several players who had played Division I college lacrosse. “Overall, the U.S. is still ahead (of Europe) in lacrosse,” Wolford said. “We played some decent teams, but we also played some teams that were just awful. We played the German (Under)-19 national team and beat them by a pretty good margin. There was some good competition, but it was more of a fun tournament.” The trip wasn’t solely about lacrosse, however. After the tournament, Wolford’s team got to do some sightseeing around Berlin and visited Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic. Among the high points for Wolford were visiting the Berlin Wall Memorial, the Prague Castle, Charles Bridge in Prague and the Terezin Memorial in the Czech Republic. “We got immersed in a different culture,” Wolford said. “It opened your eyes to the

rest of the world. You realized that the rest of the world is not like the United States. It was a real valuable experience, and I am so glad I went on that trip.” Wolford said the trip also helped her rediscover her love for the game. Kilbourne’s all-time leader in goals and assists, she totaled 255 points in her fouryear prep career as the Wolves had a 40-31 record over that span. As a senior, she had 44 goals and 27 assists. “During her years at Kilbourne, Margaret was a member of teams that raised the bar for what was expected of our lacrosse team,” Kilbourne coach Doug Troutner said. “Margaret’s impact on the girls lacrosse program has continued beyond her graduation. Current members of the team see her playing at the Division I level and realize that it could happen to them as well.” Playing at the college level with a young program has been an adjustment for Wolford. See WOLFORD, page B2

Football

Stier eager to get started By JARROD ULREY ThisWeek Community Newspapers

Being part of an opportunity that is at its starting point is nothing out of the ordinary for Brian Stier. He has been a participant in three church plants, including the current one he’s involved in with LifePoint Church in Lewis Center. Stier will be part of something new once again in a few months when he becomes the first coach of the Worthington Christian High School football program, which is expected to have a varsity team by 2014. About to begin his third season as coach of the Columbus Crusaders club football team, he will take over the Warriors’ program after the 2011 football season. “I know a lot of the families at Worthington Christian and have built relationships with a lot of the families, so I already have a connection and love of the school,” Stier said. “The second piece of it stems from my passion and involvement in church plants. I see Worthington Christian as a kind of church plant ministry opportunity. It’ll be a chance to reach out to the kids and combine that with teaching them the bible.” Worthington Christian is expected to field a middle school team in 2012, with a junior varsity team expected to be in place in 2013 and varsity the following year. Based on the OHSAA’s enrollment figures for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years, Worthington Christian has 126 boys, which would place it in Division V. Stier, who played in high school at Wheaton (Ill.) North and collegiately at Bowling Green, has been part of the Crusaders’program for 11 seasons. The Crusaders went 6-4 during his first season as coach in 2009 and 8-2 last fall. The Crusaders had 40 players when Stier first became involved with the program in 2001 but are expecting to have 70 players this fall. Because of an influx of homeschooled and charter school athletes, the Crusaders likely will have only about 10 players from Worthington Christian on their roster this fall. In past years, the percentage of Worthington Christian athletes playing for the Crusaders was significantly higher, Stier said. “(The Crusaders’ program) is a place I’ve coached for the last 10 years, so it’s a home I’ll miss,” Stier said. “I wasn’t looking to leave, but when you feel God calling you to venture into something new, you have to do it. The (Crusaders are) so much bigger than one person.” julrey@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

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New Thomas girls tennis coach Jill Fergus talks with members of the team during practice Aug. 4. Fergus replaces Tyler Stephen.

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Jill Fergus realizes how important the high school years are in the development of girls and hopes to be a mentor to the members of the Thomas Worthington High School girls tennis team. Fergus recently was named Cardinals coach. She replaces Tyler Stephen, who resigned to become the girls coach at Dublin Jerome. Stephen compiled an 1817 record in two seasons with the Cardinals. “I’m really excited,” said Fergus, who began practice with the Cardinals on Aug.

1. “This is an age group I really like to work with.” A realtor with Re/MAX Impact, Fergus played tennis at Ohio University from 1973-76. Although this is her first time coaching at the high school level, athletics director Dan Girard was impressed with her knowledge of the game. “She has a really good sense of the tactical side of tennis as well as being very kid-centered,” Girard said. “She is geared for that age group.” Fergus has experience working with teenage girls. In addition to raising a daughter, Shannon, a 2005 Thomas Worthington graduate, she is chairwoman of Fairy

Goodmothers, a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes prom dresses to high school girls whose financial situations would otherwise prevent them from attending the prom. “High school girls are very impressionable,” Fergus said. “It’s a very important time to develop self-esteem and one way to do that is through sports. I’m very pleased to be a part of that.” Fergus said her father, John Semon, who was a physical education professor at West Virginia University, served as her mentor. Semon died in 1993. “My father brought me up to love sports and was always in my corner,” she said.

“He was encouraging me to get involved at the high school and college level.” Fergus said she wants to pass on what she learned from her father to her players. “I am focusing on making sure every girl has the confidence to play to the best of their own ability,” she said. “I want (them) to be very confident no matter what their skill level. “Tennis is one of the unique sports where you can play regardless of how old you are. You don’t need a lot of equipment to do it. You need shoes, a racket See FERGUS, page B2

Field Hockey

Chronic knee injuries force Brinkman to end career By PAUL BATTERSON ThisWeek Community Newspapers

During her career at North Carolina, Kelsey Brinkman was on Tar Heels teams that won a national title in 2009 and were runners-up last fall.

This fall was supposed to be a big field hockey season for Kelsey Brinkman, a 2008 Thomas Worthington High School graduate and University of North Carolina senior. For three years, Brinkman had been trying to make an impact with the Tar Heels, who won the national championship in 2009 and were runners-up last fall. But a chronic knee ailment has cut short her college career. “It wasn’t one quick thing. It just slowly and gradually slipped away,” Brinkman said. “I wanted to become a starter and do all that, but I never

got the chance. It ended before I could get there.” Since elementary school, Brinkman had struggled with a left kneecap that would rub against her femur. She had surgery in sixth grade after a part of her kneecap chipped off and became lodged between the kneecap and femur. “My kneecap is misaligned,” Brinkman said. “When I run, instead of aligning on a groove, it goes off to the side and goes over my bone.” After undergoing a second knee surgery during her sophomore year of high school, Brinkman worked her way back and was a field hockey All-American as a senior. A team captain, she helped lead the Cardi-

nals to their first state championship since 1988 by defeating Watterson 3-0 in the 2007 final. She also was a captain on the lacrosse team, earning an honorable mention All-American honor in 2008 and academic All-American honors in 2007 and 2008. At North Carolina, the midfielder redshirted her freshman year as the Tar Heels finished 14-6 and lost to Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA tournament. In 2009, Brinkman played in 11 games as North Carolina finished 20-2 and captured its seventh national title. The Tar Heels defeated See BRINKMAN, page B2


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Strayer persevered through OSU career By SCOTT GERFEN ThisWeek Community Newspapers

In 2006, three seniors on the Worthington Kilbourne High School baseball team caught the attention of then-Ohio State coach Bob Todd, who had to drive just a few blocks from his home in Worthington to recruit them. From day one, Ryan Dew became a staple in the Buckeyes’ lineup before graduating in 2010 with teammate Cory Kovanda. Both contributed to a Big Ten tournament championship as freshmen and a regular-season conference title in 2009. After being redshirted as a freshman, Jared Strayer knew he would have to wait to make an impact. “It was a weird time for me,” he said. “You come from being the go-to guy in high school and then you’re surrounded by 15 other pitchers who were No. 1 at their schools. I knew at the collegiate level the only way to be successful was to buy into what they were telling you.” The wait was worth it, though,

as Strayer ended his career at Ohio State last May as one of the go-to guys in the bullpen. In his final season with the Buckeyes, the right-hander had a 3.41 ERA and two saves in 27 appearances and 19 strikeouts in 29 innings. It was a strong finish to his career, especially given the adversity that he had to overcome, including midseason knee surgery in 2010 and a broken arm early into this year. “There was never a point in time when I thought about giving it up,” Strayer said. “Baseball at Ohio State was the reason I graduated. It kept me focused because I knew I had to do well in the classroom if I wanted to play.” Strayer was a star at Kilbourne, compiling four program pitching records: career wins (21), career strikeouts (162), victories in a season (8) and strikeouts in a season (63). His senior season with the Wolves, he was 7-0 with three saves, a 2.32 ERA and 63 strikeouts. He also had a .428 batting

he knew it would take more than that to be successful at the Division I college level. “I certainly wasn’t given the easy way to success when I came to Ohio State,” he said. “I think coach Todd developed a sense of pride in my work ethic. It was tough coming out of high school, but I knew I needed to work even harder to get better.” It was a slow climb. Strayer pitched only 5 2/3 innings as a redshirt freshman in 2008 in five relief appearances, recording six strikeouts. His role expanded, however, as he tied for third on the team with 20 appearances in 2009. He finished the 2010 season with a 2-2 record and 4.95 ERA. But eight games into that season, he had an 8.75 ERA and pain in his knee that would require arthroscopic surgery. “By my fifth year, I’d say I figured it out,” Strayer said. “I As a senior, Jared Strayer appeared in 27 games as a reliever, think I pitched as good as I with two saves and a 3.41 ERA. could’ve pitched and I think I have my brother to thank for average with 30 RBI. hitter. As a junior in a Division I disComing out of high school, some of that. As a senior, I think trict semifinal, he pitched a no- Strayer was a hard thrower, but I kind of modeled myself after

The Worthington Kilbourne Football Quarterback Club will hold its annual community fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Bob Evans, 7550 N. High St. Guests who inform the Bob Evans host that they want to support Kilbourne football will have 15 percent of their bill donated to the quarterback club.

Basketball showcase set for Sept. 18 The Columbus Hidden Gems’ high school boys basketball fall showcase is scheduled for Sept. 18 at Covenant Believers Church, 3400 Kohr Blvd. in Columbus. The showcase is open to players in grades 8-12 as well as select young adults. Check in for the event is 3 p.m. and the showcase starts at 4 p.m. The registration deadline is Sept. 9. For more information, contact Lucius Jones at hiddengemsbasketball@yahoo.com or (614) 330-1861, or visit www.leaguelineup.com/hiddengems.

Mount Vernon site of charity run/walk A 5-mile run/walk for charity will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, in Mount Vernon. United Precast Inc., in its 15th year sponsoring the annual event, will donate proceeds to the Knox County Chapter of the Byron Saunders Foundation, which provides Thanksgiving meals to needy families. Registration is available online at www.unitedprecast.net. Race-day registration will be available from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. The course starts at the in-

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Titanium Lacrosse adding ‘Elite’ teams Titanium Lacrosse is adding an “Elite” teams program to help prepare high school boys to play on the Division I college level. The program initially will include three teams: Titanium Elite 2014, Titanium Elite 2013 and Titanium Elite 2012. The teams are expected to play in one fall and two summer recruiting tournaments on the East Coast. The player-selection process involves: •Aug. 21: Deadline for player nominations. Players must be nominated by a high school or club lacrosse coach. Nomination forms are available at www.titaniumlacrosse.com. •Aug. 31: Prospective team members will be invited to try out. •Sept. 10-11: Tryouts at Dublin Jerome High School. •Sept. 15: Selected players invited to join Titanium Elite.

GCSTO holding swim tryouts The Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio (GCSTO) is looking for new athletes. New swimmers are allowed a week with the team to see what it has to offer before deciding to commit. The team practices at Columbus Academy, the Concourse Hotel Fitness Club and St. Charles Preparatory School. The team also has started a scholarship program for students in Columbus City Schools. Athletes who have competed only for summer and high school teams, or those new

to swimming, are eligible for the scholarships. For more information, contact GCSTO coach Steve Nye at (614) 4785445 or stevenye@sbcglobal.net. More information also is available at www.gcsto.com.

Capital playing host to softball league The Capital University softball program will play host to a fast-pitch league on Sundays from Sept. 4 through Oct. 16. Girls in grades 8-12 are eligible to play. A brochure with registration information is available at www.capital.edu under athletics and softball. For more information, contact coach Nan Payne at (614) 236-6487 or npayne@capital.edu.

Crew to hold charity run The Columbus Crew’s fifth annual 5K race and 1-mile family fun walk are scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Crew Stadium. The event benefits the Crew Soccer Foundation. For more information, visit www.thecrew.com/5k.

Schools announce coaching vacancies The following schools are seeking coaches: PRPC high school club hockey — Varsity assistant for 2011-12 season. Qualifications include previous playing and/or coaching experience. Email hockey résumé to Prowler Hockey Association secretary Debbie Andrews at dandrews58@me.com. Westerville South — Pole vault. Contact Jim Gaul at (614) 797-6004 or gaulj@wcsoh.org

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Continued from page B1 second-ranked Virginia 3-2 in a semifinal and top-ranked Maryland 3-2 in the final. “After we won the national championship, I was in a good position on our team. I was in the best shape of my life going into the spring season,” Brinkman said. “Then my knee started to go downhill. “It was really frustrating. I ended the fall on such a high note and I saw everything I could do the next year. Then everything went downhill.” Brinkman said the pain became severe at the end of nine days of preseason workouts last fall and she had to stop a running test. Brinkman tried to fight through

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Pacific Sports Federation’s all-academic team. “(Behme) knew my game. Our assistant coaches did a good job for the situation they were thrown into, but they didn’t know me as a player. Hopefully this year will be a little better and we’ll come away with a few wins here.” Wolford hopes she can carry over the lessons she learned overseas to Fresno State. “My love for the game increased that much more and that’s going to help me during the fall ball and spring seasons,” she said. “It reminded me, ‘That’s why I play — to have fun and because I love the sport.’”

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a 3-4 record and 38 points, behind Upper Arlington (7-0, 86), Dublin Coffman (6-1, 60), Worthington Kilbourne (5-2, 47) and Hilliard Davidson (4-3, 47) and ahead of Hilliard Darby (2-5, 26), Westland (1-6, 11) and Central Crossing (0-7, 3).

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him.” His younger brother, Cody, who helped Kilbourne reach a district final this past season for the first time since 2006, will pitch for Shawnee State University next spring. Jared watched Cody baffle hitters with a variety of arm angles and speeds. Jared also developed a successful sidearm delivery. Among the highlights of Jared’s senior season was striking out the side in the seventh inning against Illinois in the Big Ten tournament on May 26 at Huntington Park. The Buckeyes lost 5-4 and ended their season the next day with a 9-4 loss to Minnesota. The loss to Minnesota marked the end of his playing career. Jared, who earned a degree in human ecology, has come to the realization that he won’t be going on to play at the professional level. “I’ve accepted it and it’s been tough, but there’s nothing to be sad about,” he said.

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Race for postseason begins opening week By JARROD ULREY ThisWeek Community Newspapers

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Hilliard Davidson’s Bo Delande looks to elude a Mentor defender during the Wildcats’ 36-35 double-overtime victory in the Division I state championship game on Dec. 2, 2006, at Fawcett Stadium in Canton. Delande scored all five touchdowns for the Wildcats and ran for the decisive twopoint conversion.

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Delande delivered with state title for Davidson By FRANK DiRENNA ThisWeek Community Newspapers

Former Hilliard Davidson High School football standout Bo Delande fondly recalls highstepping into the end zone with the winning two-point conversion in the 2006 Division I state championship game. The 6-foot, 185-pound running back’s score lifted Davidson to a 36-35 double-overtime win over Mentor on Dec. 2, 2006, at Fawcett Stadium in Canton. It was the Wildcats’ first state championship and the first Division I state final decided in overtime. Delande finished the game with five touchdowns and 236 yards rushing on 47 carries. His five touchdowns set a state tournament record. “I think about the game all the time,” Delande said. “It’s something me and my buddies still talk about. I’ll remember that forever — not only for my personal performance but also the team as a whole. I’ll always remember that game.” Delande, a 2007 Davidson graduate, keeps many mementos of that special season at his parents’ home in Hilliard, including his state championship ring. Although he played a key role in the win, he realizes the victory was a team effort. “I credit the offensive line,” Delande said. “Also, we had Connor Dietz at quarterback. We had Clay Trubiano (at slotback). Our defense was pretty tough, too. They helped out a lot. We had a talented team that year.” With Davidson trailing 3528 in the second overtime, Delande took the handoff from Dietz on first down at the Mentor 10-yard line and fumbled at the 6. Mentor’s Danny Kelley appeared to recover the ball at the 1, but the ball squirted loose and Davidson lineman Mike Saul recovered it at the 3. Delande scored on the next play, making it 35-34. Then, during a pair of timeouts by the Wildcats, kicker Colby Catlett ran on and then off the field. Catlett actually was lined up for the extra-point attempt that coach Brian White later admitted would have been a fake before the second timeout was called. After the second timeout, White opted to put his offense on the field and give the ball to Delande. “None of us coaches had any idea during the course of the game that Bo had scored one, two, three, four or five touchdowns,” White said. “It’s not like we purposely were trying to get him to score touchdowns. We were running our offense. The thing that gets lost a little bit — and I believe Bo would be the first to admit this — is the offensive line we had that year was pretty special.” A preferred walk-on at Ohio State in 2007 who is preparing for his senior season with the Buckeyes, Delande finished the 2006 season with a program-

Counting down to No. 1 ThisWeek Community Newspapers has been around for 22 years. That timeframe was used as the basis to compile a top-10 list of the top individual performances we’ve covered. Along with the experienced sports staff at ThisWeek and Steve Blackledge, high school reporter at The Columbus Dispatch, we arrived at a top-10 list. Below are Nos. 2-10. Let us know your thoughts at ThisWeekSPORTS.com.

NOS. 2-10: 10. MAURICE HALL, Brookhaven football (Oct. 27, 2000) — During a season in which he rushed for 3,057 yards to rank fifth on Ohio’s all-time list, Hall’s most memorable individual performance came during the final week of the regular season. The Bearcats beat Briggs 75-16 as Hall rushed for 411 yards and eight touchdowns on 19 carries. 9. LATOYA TURNER, Pickerington girls basketball (March 19, 1999) — The 6-foot-4 senior helped the Tigers advance to the Division I state final with her 29-point performance in a 51-35 win over Wadsworth. The Ohio State recruit made 12 of 14 shots from the floor and was 5-for-6 from the free-throw line while adding five rebounds, four steals and two assists. 8. DARCY FISHBACK, Upper Arling-ton girls swimming (Feb. 27-28, 2009) — During preliminaries Feb. 27, Fishback broke the state record in the 100-yard butterfly when she finished in 53.38 seconds. She won her fourth state title in the event the next day in 54.17 seconds. Fishback also swam on two state-record relays: the 200 medley (1:43.59) and the 200 freestyle (1:34.24). 7. CHARLES JOHNSON, Watkins Memorial boys basketball (Feb. 24, 1995) — There have been few more surprising performances than what this 5-8 senior guard accomplished in leading the Warriors to a 93-87 overtime upset of second-seeded and state-ranked London in the second round of the Division II district tournament. Watkins Memorial was just 1-19 entering the matchup but got 57 points from Johnson, who made 19 of 34 from floor, including eight 3-pointers, and was 11-for-15 from the freethrow line. He added eight rebounds, six steals and five assists. 6. KHALILAH CARPENTER, Brookhaven girls track and field (June 2-3, 2000) — At the 2000 Division I state meet, the junior broke the meet and state records in the 100 meters with

record 2,208 yards rushing and 23 touchdowns on 398 carries. He was named first-team allOCC-Buckeye Division and alldistrict and special mention allstate. “Bo has been a huge part of our offense this year,” White said during the 2006 season. “He isn’t necessarily the fastest kid on the field. He normally isn’t the biggest kid, isn’t the strongest kid, but I find it hard to believe there’s too many kids tougher than him that are on the field when we’re playing. “He never falls backward, he’s always falling forward. He gets positive yardage.” Davidson rushed for 345 yards on 72 carries against Mentor, outmatching the Cardinals’ no-huddle offense that passed for 327 yards. “That had to be the most ridiculous ending to a game, let alone a season, that I can remember,” said Dietz, who is entering his senior year at the U.S. Air Force Academy. “Everything fell into place.” “It was a pretty special night for everybody in Hilliard,”

a time of 11.59 seconds on June 2. The next day, she won the 100 in 11.71 and the 200 title in 23.69, a time that lowered the state mark she already held. 5. JEFF BACKES, Upper Arlington football (Dec. 2, 2000) — In leading the Golden Bears to the Division I state title, the 5-9, 180-pound senior turned in a performance worthy of the Ohio Mr. Football award that he had received days earlier. Backes rushed for 183 yards and two touchdowns on 32 carries and preserved a 159 victory over Solon at Fawcett Stadium in Canton with an interception with less than a minute remaining. 4. COURTNEY SMITH, Hilliard Davidson softball (May 17 and 19, 2006) — Smith brought to a close what remains the longest OHSAA softball tournament game, hitting a grand slam in the bottom of the 22nd inning for a 4-1 victory over Olentangy Liberty and a Division I district championship for the Wildcats. It was Smith’s first career home run. She also stood out in the circle, striking out 29 while pitching a complete game. She didn’t allow a run until the top of the 22nd. 3. GREG AVERY, Newark boys basketball (March 15, 2008) — Avery led the Wildcats to a 65-52 victory over Lakewood St. Edward in the Division I state championship game. The 6-3 senior forward tied his career high of 33 points on 14 of 18 shooting and added 11 rebounds, three assists and four steals as the Wildcats captured their first state title since 1943. Avery made third-team all-state his senior season as he averaged 18.9 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists. He became the sixth player in program history to score more than 1,000 points, finishing with 1,131 career points. 2. RYAN WILSON, Westerville North boys track and field (June 5-6, 1998) — Wilson qualified for the Division I state meet in four events all four years of his prep career. Perhaps his greatest feat at state occurred in 1998, as he lived up to his own high expectations in many aspects, winning the long jump (23 feet, 1 inch) on the first day of competition and coming back on day two with titles in the 110meter hurdles (13.95 seconds) and 300 hurdles (37.1). He also placed seventh in the 200. The three titles he won that weekend gave North 30 points and a co-championship in Division I with Brunswick. In 1999, he defended his titles in the 110 hurdles (13.7) and 300 hurdles (36.46).

White said. “It was one of those things that you never expect to happen and when it happens I don’t know if you really know how to react to it. Everybody tells you enjoy the moment, but at that time you’re so concentrated on what you’re trying to accomplish, I don’t know that you can really enjoy it. We’ve certainly looked back upon it with some fond memories since then.” Delande, who had rushed for 1,304 and nine touchdowns as a junior at Davidson, is the oldest of three brothers who have excelled athletically for the Wildcats. Spencer Delande was a key member of the football team when it won the 2009 state championship by defeating Cleveland Glenville 16-15 in the Division I final. Chase Delande won the Division I state wrestling title at 145 pounds last March as a junior and also is a member of the football team. fdirenna@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

Schools announce coaching vacancies The following central Ohio schools are seeking coaches: Bexley — Junior varsity girls basketball. Send résumé to coach Jim Strode at jim.strode@bexleyschools.org. Northridge — Softball, track, assistant bas-

ketball. Contact athletics director Wayne Howard at whoward@laca.org. Westerville South — Pole vault. Contact Jim Gaul at (614) 797-6004 or gaulj@wcsoh.org. •To add to this list, contact ThisWeek at (740) 888-6069 or sports@thisweeknews.com.

A little more than two weeks remain before the first official snaps are taken on central Ohio high school football fields. For traditional playoff contenders, the first regular-season game begins a journey that includes the expectation that it might take a dozen games or more before true satisfaction comes. The teams in the middle, meanwhile, enter the season with a different kind of anxiousness. One team from Division I, Region 3 — Lancaster — went 7-3 and failed to make the playoffs last year. There were seven other teams in the region that went 5-5 or 6-4 and had their seasons end before the postseason. For programs such as Gahanna and Upper Arlington where long playoff runs have come in the recent past, the need to move back into the postseason race is one that can be a consuming desire. Gahanna has missed the playoffs the past three seasons after qualifying for the postseason five of the previous seven seasons. Upper Arlington has missed the postseason the past two years after making the playoffs nine of the previous 12 years. The Golden Bears won the Division I state title in 2000. “Obviously, winning football teams are expected at Gahanna Lincoln,” Lions coach John Snoad said. “We’ve been a .500 team, and that’s not acceptable in our community. They understand there’s a great tradition with great playoff teams. Last year, we were literally three points away from being 7-3 and the eighth seed. “A good team has good discipline. The key here is if we take care of business in key plays. Those are the things that separate the fine line between being 5-5 and being 7-3 or 8-2. We have some tremendous talent, and now we have to work very hard to get

strong in the weight room and get out and be disciplined.” Others in Region 3 left on the outside a year ago when each went 6-4 were Pickerington North, Groveport, Olentangy Liberty and Mount Vernon. One school in particular that hopes failing to make the postseason won’t become a habit is Liberty, which had made six consecutive postseason appearances before last season. Olentangy, Dublin Jerome, Dublin Scioto, Olentangy Orange and Watkins Memorial all were 6-4 but were left on the outside of the Division II, Region 7 playoffs a year ago. Among the others hoping to be breakout teams this year are Granville and Licking Heights, both of which went 7-3 last year but failed to make the playoffs. •NEW LEADERS — There were several coaching changes among central Ohio’s programs during the offseason, and three of them have new coaches named White. Buddy White has taken over Reynoldsburg’s program after previously serving as an assistant with the Raiders. Last year, he was an assistant at Hartley, which won the Division IV state championship. Trevor White is Brookhaven’s new coach. He is a former Bearcats and Marion-Franklin assistant who will try to return Brookhaven to its past success after a 5-5 season last fall. The other new “White” is Westland’s Steve White, who is a former Grove City assistant. Other new coaches in central Ohio include Lewis Carter at Columbus East, Shawn Hinkle at Canal Winchester, Mike LoParo at Hilliard Bradley, Tom Roberts at Northridge and Zebb Schroeder at Delaware. Jim Collis will be coaching Columbus Academy after coach Mark Barren died June 9 following a heart attack. Collis coached the Vikings from 1996-2006, and

they won the Division V state title in 2003. •SWITCHING DIVISIONS — Several central Ohio teams have changed divisions for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Moving from Division II to Division I are Bradley, Scioto, Jerome, Olentangy, Orange and St. Charles. Columbus West, Franklin Heights, Mount Vernon, Northland and Worthington Kilbourne dropped to Division II. Licking Heights moved from Division III to Division II, while Centennial and Independence both dropped from Division II to Division III. Fairfield Union and Jonathan Alder moved up from Division IV to Division III, Ready and Northridge moved up to Division IV from Division V and Madison Plains switches from Division IV to Division V. Africentric dropped from Division V to Division VI. •ALREADY VERBALLY COMMITTED — The first member of the 2012 recruiting class from central Ohio to verbally commit to a Division I college was Olentangy linebacker Joshua Perry with Ohio State. Since Perry made his commitment in June 2010, the Buckeyes have added DeSales running back Warren Ball, Pickerington Central offensive lineman Jacoby Boren, Upper Arlington wide receiver Frank Epitropolous, Lancaster linebacker Luke Roberts and Pickerington North offensive lineman Pat Elflein from central Ohio. Other area players who have made a commitment include Olentangy offensive lineman Kenton Playko (Northwestern), Jerome wide receiver Cameron Wilson (Iowa), Pickerington Central linebacker Jake Kincaid (Kent State), Pickerington Central defensive back Jason O’Bryan (Kent State), Upper Arlington offensive lineman James Henry (Toledo), Marysville tight end Craig Runyan (Toledo) and Lancaster defensive lineman Aaron Woosley (Ball State).

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Stivers to sponsor Aug. 15 job fair at OSU 4-H Center Congressman Steve Stivers has scheduled a central Ohio job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at the Ohio State University 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus. More than 60 companies will participate, offering 4,400 jobs. The following local companies and businesses looking to hire will be on hand to meet with job seekers: First Advanced EMS, Abbott Nutrition, Academy Medical, Acloché, Acquisition Logistics Engineering, Altercare of Ohio, Inc., AMVETS, ATT Mobility (Hilliard), Battelle, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, Inc., Cardinal Health, CITIBank, Clinton Consultants LLC, DecisionOne, Diversified Systems, Employment Plus, Famous Enterprises, FedEx, Godman Guild Association, Hansons, Heartland Bank, Honda, Huntington Bancshares Inc., IGS Energy, ITT Tech, JP Morgan Chase, LifeCare Alliance, Limited Brands, LogisticsART - Columbus State CC, McCarthy & Cox: Retirement and Estate Specialists, McCloy Financial Services,

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In brief Museum plans art, antiques event The Columbus Museum of Art will present its second annual Art, Design and Antiques event Sept. 16-18. The show features traditional and mid-century antiques, contemporary art and design, vintage clothing and estate jewelry in a premier market setting. More than 30 national dealers will offer outstanding collections of distinctive antiques, well-designed objects for the home and outstanding art. Tickets at $10 for a one-day pass and $15 for a three-day pass and may be purchased online at www.columbusmuseum.org In addition to the market, visitors may purchase tickets for and participate in tours of private homes in Columbus and Cincinnati, a preview cocktail party, silent auction, fashion show of wearable art and luncheon, guest speaker will be Robert K. Wittman, author of “Priceless — How I Went Undercover To Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures,” and a display of classic automobiles.

Bike Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Glacier Ridge Metro Park in Dublin. Proceeds of the race will go back to Deaf Services Center’s programs and services to benefit the deaf, hard of hearing and hearing communities and their families. Registration for three different routes will begin at 7:30 a.m. The routes will include a 10mile “Family Fun” ride and more challenging ones of 32 and 62 miles. Bruegger’s Bagels will provide bagels and drinks before the ride and Texas Roadhouse will serve lunch afterwards. Deaf Services Center serves a 24-county region including Franklin, Delaware, Licking, Union, Fairfield and Muskingum counties. For more information about the Ride Deaf Bike Challenge event, go to www.dsc.org and click on the banner for more details and to register for the ride, or email Moore, director of public relations and marketing, at Marsha@dsc.org.

2011 Sustainability Awards, to be announced at the Summit on Sustainability and the Environment on Oct. 11. The awards will honor outstanding leadership in central Ohio within the five categories under the umbrella of MORPC’s Center for Energy and Environment volunteer working groups: Agriculture and Local Foods, Energy and Air Quality, Greenways and Water Quality, Materials Management, and Sustainable Growth. Awards recognize outstanding contributions and measurable outcomes in each of five areas, and include consideration for innova-

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Chile Verde Café serves familiar fare with a special twist There’s a combo platter of reasons why El Cheapo, order-bynumbers, Mexican-ish restaurants are plentiful and popular in Columbus. Let’s face it: Dining at these generally fun margarita-hustling and “enchirito”-slinging casas is like party-crashing your way into an instant fiesta. Didn’t eat much lunch today? Then dig into free chips and salsa; they’ll practically arrive at your table simultaneously with you. Boss acting like a jackwagon again? Make that a grande margarita. Need a burrito-load of feelgood food? Cue the zesty meat, melting cheese and gooey beans. Yep, this crowd-pleasing formula works — thus all the busy and successful El Restaurante clones. Too bad there aren’t more places like Chile Verde instead. Semi-recently (and significantly) enlarged and packing in loyal reg-

MENU by G. A. BENTON ulars for around two decades, the much-beloved Chile Verde fulfills all those above obligations while separating itself from the peso-a-dozen competition. First of all, rather than risibly making bogus claims of Mexican authenticity, Chile Verde wears its gringo-ness on its salsa-splattered sleeves. See, this non-chain joint goes its own southwestern way, whipping up familiar yet distinct (and quite spicy) food it proudly refers to as “the cuisine of New Mexico.” So expect the usual taco, enchilada and chile relleno-type fare to be served with a special twist, and expect a few unexpected dishes, too. Yeah, everything’s a little better — and/or a bit different — at

ity) in the cheaply priced ($5.50) House version. For something tarter and smarter, try the Skinny Margarita ($9). Chile Verde’s cheery and charming dining rooms also clue you in to its sunny and noncookie-cutter “Land of Enchantment” personality. Above a handsome terra cotta tile floor, metallic desert By Will Shilling/ThisWeek critters scale the walls; turquoise Beef enchiladas at Chile Verde in Dublin. tassels dangle from lamps; and Chile Verde. This includes the margaritas. For instance, you can currently, a great little local art taste actual fresh limejuice (a rar- exhibit of brashly painted Mexi-

can wrestler portraits by Rob Jones is entertainingly hung. These amusingly include some loco mask-clad Buckeye icons. Food-wise, no visit to Chile Verde is complete for me without a big bowl of the terrific Green Chile Stew ($5.50). Topped with cheese and tasting tangy, smoky and fiercely spicy, it’s filled with chunks of beef, potatoes, beans and carrots and is a must. Also quite spicy but much lighter was an inspired cucumber Gazpacho ($5). A recurring special, it’s cumin-kissed, pulpy, aggressively tart and thoroughly refreshing. Another frequent feature is the very fine fish taco. Generous hunks of mahi mahi were not battered and deep-fried but rubbed with a jerk-like spice mix and skillet-seared for a much lighter preparation. Enchiladas take on extra interest when wrapped in organic blue

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tortillas (two Blue Corn Enchiladas with two sides are $12). Here, you can make neat sauceand-meat combinations like shredded beef with the killer chile verde or mushroom merlot sauces; chunky chicken with a zingy chile rojo (spicy roasted red chiles enriched with chicken stock) or salsalike ranchero sauces. Ordering the Combo Plato dinner affords tons of mix-and-match options (three mains, two sides for $13). You could choose a very good chile relleno properly leavened with egg whites to go with a masa-intense tamale and a meaty fajita taco. As for sides, I’d avoid the boring rice and go with the hearty, dip-like black beans and unusual, dense skin-on smashed potatoes with a hint of cinnamon.

Policy banning children uinder 6 not embraced locally A Pittsburgh-area restaurateur’s decision to ban children younger than 6 has drawn varied reactions from local restaurateurs and diners. Mike Vuick instituted the mandate last month at his restaurant, McDains Restaurant & Golf Center in suburban Monroeville, saying it was not a place for young kids. He said he was also tired of

fighting with parents who couldn’t conage starting healthy trol their young ones. eating habits,” he said. But many central Ohio restaurant own“A lot of parents, they ers don’t seem likely to embrace that edict don’t want kids eating any time soon. ketchup and fries. David Mor, owner of Olive Tree Those young working couples, where can Mediterranean Café in Hilliard, said chil- they go?” dren come with the territory. Carla Piolata said very few families “That’s my biggest joy — kids at this bring young children to her restaurant, Cibo, an upscale Italian restaurant in Upper Arlington. “But the ones we get, they are treated very well,” she said. Still, both restaurateurs acknowledge that unruly behavior will not be tolerated. “We expect the parents to control their kids,” Mor said. “My concern is it’s not only unfair to the other diners but it’s a liability issue.” Even the tony Refectory on the Northwest Side has experienced its occasional brush with out-of-control children, owner Kamal Boulos said. That presents a dicey situation for restaurant managers. “If the parents aren’t sensitive to the actions of their children, there’s really no easy way or gracious way you can help them to see that without offending them,” he said. Reached last week by phone, Vuick

said the response has been overwhelmingly positive. Lately, emails have been 20-1 in favor of the policy, he said. Patrons have been relaying their own stories about unruly conduct by children and lack of discipline from parents. “There’s a lot of frustration and disgust out there toward this kind of behavior,” he said. He said he didn’t do it for the publicity. But patrons have come from as far as Columbus and Cleveland to show their support. “I thought this would pass,” he said. “I was wrong.” Since the policy was instituted July 16, receipts are up 20 percent, despite threats of boycotts, he said. So far, nobody has tried to challenge the policy in person, so he hasn’t had to turn anybody away. Local diner Geoffrey Matwich, who has a 2-year-old, said certain dining experiences are good for both parents and children, but not all venues are appropriate. “As a parent who still enjoys going out to nice restaurant every once in awhile without my child, I find it not in the best interest of the child to put them in an environment where you expect them to sit and be quiet for long periods of time,” he

said. “You wouldn’t take your child to the art gallery or a symphony concert. Why would you take them to a high-end restaurant setting?” Sue Bellan, another local diner who doesn’t have children, said she understands the struggle with the issue. “I can certainly appreciate some of the higher-end restaurants having a policy of that nature so that they can offer a certain atmosphere in their restaurants, as that is what the majority of their clientele are paying for,” Bellan said. “However, on the flip side, if you are going to a mid-scale or family restaurant, you should expect that there will be families there with young children and not be upset with them acting up a bit, as children do.” David Kincheloe, a restaurant consultant in Golden, Colo., said bans on some types of behavior — certain attire, cell phones and smoking, to name a few —already exist in some restaurants. He said restaurants have to make a calculated decision whether the policy will be acceptable by the largest percentage of customers. “I think it potentially is a short-term type of thing,” he said. “Because what will happen then is someone will say, ‘Bring your kids. They’re all welcome.’”

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Serving more than a half million patients each year, Mount Carmel is the second-largest healthcare system in central Ohio. Our more than 8,000 employees and 1,500 physicians utilize state-of-theart facilities, advanced technologies and the latest procedures to accomplish our mission of healing patients’ minds, bodies and spirits, and improving the health of the communities we serve.

• HS or equivalent and graduate of Medical Assisting Program • Current National Certifi cation in Medical Assisting or Associates Degree in Medical Assisting preferred • 1-2 years experience in a physician office or ambulatory setting • Demonstrates skills and abilities in clinical and administrative areas including phlebotomy, office laboratory testing, patient care skills and EKG • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification Please apply online at www.mountcarmelhealth.com prior to the event. EOE

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Senior Biostatistician (Columbus, OH) Chalmers P. Wylie is seek Clinical Co. seeking quali - ing talented RNs for the fol fied candidate to provide lowing positions: statistical consultation and PRE-OP/PACU RN STAFF technical support relating Duties to include but not to the design and analysis limited to the following: of clinical studies by utiliz Providing comprehensive ing SAS Base and SAS perioperative nursing care: Stat, N-Query, and S-Plus, assessment, diagnosis, knowledge of GCP, ICH treatment & evaluation of and FDA guidelines and regulations to conduct clin - perceived, actual or poten tial physical or psychoso ical research, and Phase IIV clinical trial data analysis cial problems that may re sult from the intrusion of and application knowl anesthetic agents & techni edge. Fwd. resume to: ques. The Pre-Op/PACU Novella Clinical, Inc., nurse takes care of a wide Attn.: Brad Phelps variety of patients following 4309 Emperor Blvd. all types of surgeries & Suite 400, Durham, NC special procedures includ 27703 or bphelps@ ing general, orthopedic, novellaclinical.com. podiatry, GI procedures, to HELP WANTED name a few. Hours: M-F: MEDICAL/DENTAL 7:00-3:30 pm

Case Management COAAA has multiple fulltime case manager positions open in the PASSPORT home care program. Responsibilities include assessing older adults in their homes, coordinating home care services and case managing. Applicants must be an RN or LSW with at least 1-year of relevant paid experience. Bilingual a plus. Send resume along with salary requirements to Ann Bauman, COAAA, 174 E. Long St., Columbus, OH 43215 or abauman@coaaa.org by 8/19/2011. (EEO/AA Employer)

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MEDICAL/SURGICAL UNIT MANAGER We are people you know offering care you trust. Serving more then 250,000 residents in Fairfield, Perry, Hocking and Athens counties and employing more than 2,000 individuals, Fairfield Medical Center is proud of its role in the community. Why join the FMC Nursing Leadership Team? • Master-prepared nurses provide clinical leadership at the bedside (Clinical Nurse Leaders). • Care is organized and delivered in modules of 12-beds • Strong interdepartmental partnerships and excellent physician relations yield a collaborative care environment. • Best practice models are exemplified in our nurse/patient ratios and our CORE Measures. • An active Nursing Research Council promotes our use of evidencebased practice. • Employee retention exceeds state and national benchmarks. • A Clinical Preceptor helps new nurses navigate the orientation process and leads the team of nursing preceptors throughout the organization. • Our onboarding and orientation process includes separate tracks for experience nurses and new graduates. • FMC is a flat and agile organization with high employee engagement and a commitment to an outstanding patient/family centered experience. Position Description: As part of our Nursing Leadership Team, you would work under the supervision of the Director if Inpatient Services. Responsibilities include; assuming leadership responsibilities for daily operations and coordination of all direct and indirect patient care activites in the department, practicing continuous quality improvement using a multidisciplinary approach, participating and providing support to the Center’s strategic initiatives, maintaining a financial budget by preparing and managing operating and capital budgets, and demonstrating knowledge and compliance with all governing bodies. Experienced Required: • Registered Nurse BSN with Masters Degree preferred. • Valid license to practice professional nursing in the State of Ohio. • Minimum of 2-5 years clinical experience. • Management experience preferred.

Our flexible benefits package includes: paid time off, health , vision and dental insurance with no waiting period, life insurance, sick child care, off site day care, tuition reimbursement and much more. Interested persons can apply online at www.fmchealth.org, or send your resume to: 401 North Ewing Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130 FAIRFIELD MEDICAL CENTER, Human Resources Department

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RADIOLOGY OFFICE STAFF - PT / FT Hours: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM or 12N-5PM, Mon-Fri. Must have a Medical Terminoloy background, The Medical Center of be able to operate a com Newark has an immediate puter and have strong typ opening for a Certified ing skills. History of medi Pharmacy Technician with a minimum of 1 year expe - cal transcription is prefer red. Must be flexible and rience preparing have excellent phone IV/Chemotherapy admixtures, performing the skills. General office duties, editing radiology reports manual technical tasks in volved with the proper stor - and supporting office staff as needed. Send resume age, distribution, packag to: Dr. T.C. Hobbs & ing, and labeling of drugs, Associates, associated record-keeping, 4937 W. Broad St. Cols, and patient charging sys tems. Qualified candidates OH 43228. tchobbsclinical @hotmail.com may fax their resume to Fax: 614-544-2302. 740-522-9147 or email to c areers@mcnohio.com HELP WANTED EOE

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LPN P/T Practice seeks LPN 3 days per week. Flexibility a must. Occasional weekly coverage needed. OB/GYN exp. preferred. Benefits available. Fax resume: 614-434-2419.

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HELP WANTED GENERAL Behavior Support Specialist Aspen Community Living is a leader in the human serv ice field providing supports to individuals with Develop mental Disabilities. We are currently looking for a Be havior Specialist to act as a front line staff member in crisis intervention and liai son between other agen cies in our adult day serv ice program. A qualified applicant will have experi ence with Behavior Sup ports, Crisis Intervention, and experience in the field of DD. Interested appli cants may submit their re sume to michaelp@ aspencl.com

Case Management COAAA has multiple fulltime case manager positions open in the PASSPORT home care program. Responsibilities include assessing older adults in their homes, coordinating home care services and case managing. Applicants must be an RN or LSW with at least 1-year of relevant paid experience. Bilingual a plus. Send resume along with salary requirements to Ann Bauman, COAAA, 174 E. Long St., Columbus, OH 43215 or abauman@coaaa.org by 8/19/2011. (EEO/AA Employer)

URGENT CARE CLINIC Development Company Duties to include but not located downtown is limited to the following: seeking a hands-on real The incumbent will be re estate accounting sponsible for the care of specialist. Experience patients in the Urgent Care should include: MA F/T Clinics. The nurse will as Busy practice seeks sist in the care of emergent • Preparing owner loan polished M.A. OB/GYN patients, participates in stat draws exp. preferred. Benefits page response. The incum • Development cost available. Fax resume: bent will apply the nursing accumulation, segregation 614-434-2419 process (assessment, diag and placing capitalized MEDICAL nosis, outcome identifica property and related costs ASSISTANT PT tion, planning, implementa in service by category Eastside OB-GYN office tion, and evaluation) to sys • Accounting and reporting seeks mature, dependable, tems or processes at the for all aspects of an unit/team/work group level caring individual to fill a PT operating property MA position. Please fax re to improve care. • Preparation of tax and sume to Attn: Office Hours: Varies audit workpapers CASE MANAGER Manager, 614-759-6443. • Experience utilizing Full-time entry level UTILIZATION REVIEW specialized real estate position in community Medical NURSE MANAGER accounting software mental health center. Provides administrative Biller/Coder Willing to train. Degree oversight of the UR Care Come join a great team! Company offers an required. Knowledge of Services to include: Appro - Busy NW area ophthalmol - attractive benefits package community resources and priateness of hospital ad - ogy office seeking F/T and paid parking. experience with SMD missions, collaborating Medical Biller / Coder. Applicants may remit clients. Must have Ohio with discharge planners Three years experience reresume including driver’s license/auto. Work pertaining to discharge quired in billing and cod- education and experience primarily in the community. needs, collects, analyzes ing. Ophthalmology preferincluding salary Mileage reimbursement. and interprets clinical infor - red. Great hours, benefits requirements to: Salary: $11/hr., Monday mation relating to reim and location. developcoad@gmail.com thru Friday, 8am-4:30pm. bursement activities; Must Fax resume to Option of four 10-hour have at least 2-3 years of Bookkeeper 614-451-8642. work days after 6 months UR/Discharge Planning ex Email to: Full-time full-charge book available. perience. Prefer to have a KBeery@Northwest keeping for multiple enti Applications/resumes Master’s Degree in Nurs EyeSurgeons.com ties. H&L Ins and accepted at NCMHS, 1301 ing or any related field. Background check will be 401K available. Email to N. High St., Columbus, Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30pm done before hiring. aptdevelop29@gmail.com Ohio 43201, fax to 614-2982227, e-mail to Medical Billing Third Party OR NURSING ASSISTANT/ hr@ncmhs.org EOE growing med billing co. lo Collectors SURGICAL TECHNICIANS: cated on Schrock Rd has Our beautiful office located CHANCEL CHOIR Columbus, OH positions avail in our medi in Gahanna is seeking DIRECTOR Duties to include but not cal coding, A/R, payment Account Representatives Worthington United limited to the following: posting and mail room for Third Party Court Methodist Church - PT Passing instruments and dept. Full time positions Collections for past due position in one of the best assisting as needed in op with benefits. Please for fines and costs. $10/HR music programs in the erating rooms. 1-2 years ward resumes with salary plus commission. Email Central OH area. Please re surgical technician experi history to resume@emsclai resume to: ddialbert@ quest application immedi ence required. Graduate of ms.com caprecsys.com EOE ately via email at office@ Surgical Technician $$$Wanted: Collectors$$$ worthingtonumc.com. MEDICAL BILLING School preferred. Experienced 3rd party collectors Motivated medical biller needed asap! Application deadline is Hours: M-F 7:00-3:30pm needed asap! Must have 2 yrs exp. in 3rd Must have 2 yrs. exp. in medical billing, 8/14/11. Intend to party collections! Strong no holidays/no know ICD-9 FDCPAknowledge. hire by 9/1/11. codes, med. terminology and bkg weekend/no on-call work Call 841-2500 for details! All of the positions are FullTime and M-F. NO HOLI DAY WORK! NO WEEK END WORK! NO ON-CALL WORK! Send resumes to Nurse Recruiter by fax: 614.257.5291 or email: Ros alee.Rizo@va.gov Offers full range of bene fits: Life-insurance, Longterm insurance, Federal Employees Retirement System, Vacation and Sick Leave and Paid Federal Holidays. AA/EOE DENTIST High volume, quality pratice. Excellent comp plan & benefits. Partner po tential. Email resume to: info@ OurRentalParadise.com Director of Drug & Alcohol Services We are currently seeking candidates for a FT Direc tor of Drug & Alcohol Serv ices position located in the Toledo area. The director will be responsible for the development, planning, and evaluation of outpa tient drug and alcohol initiatives with mental health and physical health needs. This person super vises and evaluates staff performance and oversees compliance with policies and procedures as well as with regulatory and licens ing agencies. Candidates must have a Master’s de gree in behavioral or social science field with knowl edge and experience in the delivery of drug and alco hol services and the inte gration of behavioral and physical health. LICDC, LPCC-S, or LISW-S with a declared scope of practice of alcohol and drug addic tion counseling required. Supervisory experience preferred. Please send re sumes to:

Experienced Medical Assistant Internal Medicine practice located in Westerville is seeking an exp MA. Hours are M,T,W,F 8am-5:30pm and Thursdays 8am1pm. Duties will consist of rooming patients, taking vitals, blood draws and entering labs, refilling prescriptions, prior authorizations, EKG’s, injections and assisting the Physician as needed. Excellent benefits. Preemployment drug screen required. Experienced candidates email resumes to chunter@copcp.com

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in electronic billing and A/R collection. Must have exp. in home care billing.Proficiency in MS Word and Excel required. Call 841-2500 for details.

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Office Coordinator We have two coordinator positions in Columbus, Dublin and Eastside. The duties include scheduling and managing of employees, provide oversite for daily business operations including electronic master schedule, order supplies, review billing issues, point person for patient concerns, promote customer service. This position works all areas of the front desk operation when needed. Clinical exp. preferred but not required. Salary range from mid to upper $30,000ies. Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, and 401k. NonSmoking company, preemployment drug screening required. Qualified candidates fax resumes to 614-221-9722

A public, comprehensive, two-year higher education institution located in Springfield, OH seeks resumes for the following position:

Research and Analysis Specialist Full-time For details, visit: clarkstate.edu/ employment.php EOE/AA ASSEMBLER AMETEK Prestolite Power a global leader in providing superior battery charging solutions is seeking the fol lowing position at the Columbus, Ohio facility: Assembler: Assembles complex electronic assemblies/installs sub assemblies/panels, circuit boards & cabinets. Able to lift 50 lbs, use power tools, read blueprints. Ametek is an EOE. Apply to: AMETEK Solidstate Controls / Prestolite Pow er, 875 Dearborn Dr. Columbus, OH 43085 or online at: http:// www.ametek.com /careers/index.aspx . NO CALLS.

OPTICIAN Busy optometric practice in Ashville OH seeking ex perienced Optician for FT or PT employment. Must be friendly and like working with the public. Organizational skills a ASSISTANT must . Self motivated hard working problem solver. PROPERTY Optical & computer experi MANAGER ence req’d. Fax resume to: 740-983-6587 or GREAT OPPORTUNITY, email mheidish@ EXC. BENEFITS! This fullgmail.com time position is responsible for all aspects of property Optometric management for a 100 unit Assistant family development Reynoldsburg optometry located downtown office. 35-40 hrs/wk to per Columbus. Staff will be form patient pre-testing. responsible for leasing, Eye care, contact lens or inspections, audits, budget medical experience helpful management, rebut will train. Must be out certifications, and the going, energetic, team general day-to-day player. email resume to operations. 1-3 years info@ecavision.com experience in apartment management required PT Practical including LIHTC, Section 8 Nursing Instructor voucher, and Yardi Requirements: BSN, software. Must have current active RN license, reliable transportation, related Masters degree proficient in Microsoft (Will consider applicants word, excel, etc. is working on Masters). Min. necessary. 2 yrs FT RN experience in past 5 yrs. One year RN Applicants can submit acute care experience. Pre ferred classroom and clini - resume via fax: (614) 7160901. SERIOUS cal instruction experience. INQUIRIES ONLY. No Send resume to: phone calls or walk-ins Jim Zerkle, Interim please. Drug tests and Superintendent, Ohio background checks are a Hi-Point Career Center, condition of employment. 2280 St. Rt. 540 Visit our website at Bellefontaine, OH 43311 www.ncr.org. EOE ATTENTION Don’t waste the CALL CENTER REPS!

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Downtown and Grandview Locations! ACT-1 has immediate openings for exp’d cust serv reps. Min 1 yr cctr exp. req’d. Must be computer literate and able to type 30 wpm. 1st and 2nd shift available. Some weekends required. Visit 1125 Georgesville Rd. to apply or email resume to amy.kelly@act1staff.com.

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Earn Extra Money!!! Deliver the AT&T Yellow & Midi Pages in Colum bus & surrounding areas. Must be 18 yrs or older with valid DL& proof of ins. Call 1-800-733-9675

Field Relations Representative Are you a recent gradu ate, or in a dead-end job looking for an opportuni ty to grow into a career? We are seeking talented talkers that are highly mo tivated and looking to earn top dollar for their hard work. The Field Rela tions Representative schedules appointments for our Sales Team. The bonus program is based on demo appoint ments, NOT appointment sales. Call 614-319-5060 1-800-HANSONS Forklift Drivers Needed!! 2nd shift- previous forklift certification req’d. Will be operating stand up and sitdown forklift, scanners and shrink wrap machines. Call 841-2500 or visit 1555 Brice Rd. 9am to noon M-F.

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We will be accepting applications on Monday August 8, 2011, from 12 pm to 2 pm at 880 E. Broad Street, Suite A1, Columbus, Ohio. Please apply in person. 40 hrs per wk, pd mileage.

GROUNDSKEEPING FT &/or PT grounds needed at large E. Cols apts. Competitive pay! Benefits (FT only). Drug test req. Please apply in person at Williamsburg Sq., 1863 Bairsford Dr. or fax resumes to 614-866-3920. No phone calls. We are a smoke-free company.

GROUP HOME WORKER Full-time and temporary workers needed to assist in residential program. Must be HSG or equivalent. Du ties include housekeeping, cooking and assisting cli ents in day-to-day living skills. Students encour aged to apply. Must have Ohio driver’s license/auto. Full-time includes benefits, $8.25/hr with shift differen tial for 2nd/3rd shifts, Tem porary $10/hr., no benefits/ May work 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts, weekdays/weekends. Ap plications accepted at NCMHS, 1301 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43201; email hr@ncmhs.org or fax to 614-298-2227 EEO

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Housekeeping PART-TIME WEEKENDS Seeking PT Housekeeper to work Sat & Sun - 6-8 hrs each day in a busy vet hospital in Worthington. Duties incl. cleaning restrooms, emptying trash, dusting, mopping & special projects. Must have 2-5 ys experience, solid references and work history & the ability to work well independently w/little supervision. Flexibility to cover wkday day shifts a PLUS. Email resume to employment@ medvetohio.com or Fax: 614-431-6148. You may also apply in person or mail to: 300 E. Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington. 43085 Information Systems Successful client oriented company seeks typing pro ficient employee with focus on detail. Process monthly reports, daily payments and provide back-up for IS department. 25-30 hrs/wk. Fax resume to 614.789.9190

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Maintenance Technician Polaris Fashion Place seeks FT qualified individu als to perform janitorial du ties, grounds maintenance, and minor repair work. 3 years related experience. Flexible availability, includ ing nights and weekends. Physical strength and abili ty sufficient to perform rou tine or heavy manual tasks. Possession of a valid driver?s license required. No phone calls accepted. Apply in person at the Mall Management Office during the hours of: 8:30-5:30pm.

Saturday leasing consultant needed (5 hrs/wk only)needed at large Reynoldsburg apts. Drug test req. Fax resumes to Rosebrook Village, 614-8661017. We are a smoke-free company.

Maintenance Full time position for skilled person that can do rehab work, plumbing, electrical, appliance repair & HVAC. Must have 2 yrs experi ence. tools & transporta tion. Eastside location. Background check. Bene fits inc. vacation, sick, health ins., retirement. Fax resume to 614-846-2735, or send to: Roger C. Perry & Co., 7710 Olentangy Riv er Rd., Columbus, OH 43235, or e-mail to kdrake@rogercperry.com

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Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development/ Early Childhood Education or related field, knowledge of Reggio Emilia philosophy. Responsibilities: Effectively managing an early childhood classroom, teaching infants/toddlers or preschool children, planning developmentally appropriate activities, participating in research and supervising students. We seek a candidate with a commitment in working effectively with children, families, students and staff from diverse backgrounds. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment physical and criminal background check. Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. For additional information and to apply visit: www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/675 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Ohio University is an AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EOE

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FINANCIAL CONTROLLER Sandusky International a Division of MetalTek International has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to oversee divisional financial, costing, credit, and IT functions at our Sandusky, Ohio facility. This management position reports to the General Manager with responsibility to maintain accounting and information systems to ensure integrity of information for financial reporting and divisional activities. Asset management, financial forecasting and analysis related to budgetary performance as it pertains to the overall sales and profitability goals of the division are key skill sets. A BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Controller preferably in a manufacturing environment is required. Strong knowledge of MS Windows applications, ERP system implementation, and cost accounting as well as CPA/CMA certification is preferred. We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing. To be considered, please submit your resume with cover letter and wage history to:

MUSIC/WORSHIP DIRECTOR Part-time salaried position. Seeking director for Choir & Worship Team/Praise Band programs, planning a broad spectrum of music/worship Job description & info at www.karlroadbaptist.org/ worship-music-director Then email or send resume to info@ karlroadbaptist.org or 5750 Karl Rd., Cols., OH 43229 To place an ad for your bazaar or seasonal event call (740) 888-5003 (local call)

A Division of MetalTek International Attn: Human Resources 615 W. Market Street Sandusky, OH 44870 hrteam@Sanduskyintl.com Fax (419) 609-4049 Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D Drug Free Work Place

Ohio Wesleyan University invites applicants for the following full time positions within our Athletic Department:

Assistant Men and Women’s Swim Coach/ Pool Manager Assistant Women’s Basketball / Volleyball Coach and PE Instructor Assistant Women’s Softball / Cross Country Coach Interested applicants should visit our website at http://jobs.owu.edu/ for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for the position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Ohio Wesleyan University (www.owu.edu) is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus in Delaware, Ohio. Ohio Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part Time Program Aide Volunteers of America has an immediate need for pro gram aides, which pro vides client assistance in transportation, housing, and supportive tasks. The incumbent must posses an associate’s degree in so cial work, human services, or related field, and have a valid, Ohio Drivers with no more than 2 points on driv ing record. Qualified can didates should send re sumes to hr@voago.org Printing

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HELP WANTED GENERAL QC Inspectors! $11hr Train 1st/work 2nd.Visual Inspection of liquid medicines. Good eye for detail/Mature/related QC exp. Stable wk history.TempTo-Hire! Call 614-732-5800

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Baesman Group is active ly pursuing team orient ed, dedicated individuals for these FT positions: ∂Bindery Operator ∂6 color Press Operator ∂Press Assistant ∂Fulfillment/Handwork ∂Inkjet Operator ∂Prepress Operator ∂Digital Printer Operator ∂Shipping/Receiving Clerk ∂Data Processing Opera tor ∂Lettershop/Data Services Manager

Reach Truck/ Cherry Pickers 41+ needed Must have 6 mo’s experi ence Must be dependable, have reliable transporta tion, pass Drug Test and National Background check Please apply online at www.belcan.com/register. 614-224-6080 EOE/M/F/D/V ROUTE SALES DRIVER Ballreich’s Bros., Inc. is seeking a Route Sales Driver. Visit our website for more details at www.ballreich.com

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Immediate need for exp’d Warehouse Workers and Forklift Drivers. Must have min. 2 years recent exp. and references. Bkgd check req’d. Visit 1125 Georgesville Rd. to apply.

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Operations Specialist Job #110067410 (Westerville) Monitors the foreclosure process of defaulted mortgages to ensure compliance with the various governmental and investor guidelines. Requires a high school diploma/equivalent. Mortgage banking and previous foreclosure or legal experience are preferred, as well as familiarity with LPS and MSP.

Sr. Lead Operations Specialist Job #110067660 (Westerville) Monitors the foreclosure process of defaulted mortgages to ensure compliance with the various governmental and investor guidelines. Requires a high school diploma/equivalent. Mortgage banking and previous foreclosure or legal experience are preferred, as well as familiarity with LPS and MSP. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Operations Unit Manager Job #110067485 (Westerville) Responsible for the management of Foreclosure functions including compliance with state/federal requirements and the overall integrity of foreclosure processes. Participates in short and longrange goals and strategic planning for the business unit. Requires 6-8 years of both operational and supervisory experience. Must have expertise in production, client relations, people/team dynamics, risk, project management and budget management. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Chase offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package including: Medical, 401(k), Pension Plan, Paid Vacation, and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/D/V. © 2011 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. All Rights Reserved. www.jpmorganchase.com/careers

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HELP WANTED GENERAL VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR PT - non-exempt. The Dawes Arboretum seeks a highly motivated, PT Volunteer Coordinator with demonstrated leader ship abilities to plan, direct and coordinate our com prehensive Volunteer Pro gram. The Volunteer Coor dinator will actively recruit, screen and place volun teers throughout multiple departments to help sup port the mission of The Ar boretum. The Coordinator will build positive relation ships between volunteers and Arboretum employees to deliver loyal, enthusias tic and competent support, while providing a stimulat ing and enjoyable experi ence for the volunteers. This position reports to the Director of Education. Some of the duties include updating various volunteer documents. Customize, maintain and update volun teer database. Serve as li aison to the general public regarding opportunities for individuals to offer their time and talents to support The Arboretum. Develop and administer apprecia tion and recognition events and programs for volun teers. Develop monthly volunteer newsletters. Must be able to work a flex ible schedule. A Bachelor’s or associates degree in so cial sciences, communica tions or related field and two years’ experience with strong interest in horticul ture or natural resources. Ability to effectively com municate verbally and in writing. Candidates must have a current, valid driv er’s license. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applica tions is required. Please mail cover letter, resume and three references to Volunteer Coordinator Po sition, The Dawes Arbore tum, 7770 Jacksontown Road SE, Newark, OH 43056; email Jeromine@d awesarb.org. Deadline to apply is August 19, 2011.

HELP WANTED WAREHOUSE/ MANUFACTURING Forklift Drivers Needed!! Groveport distribution center in need of exp’d order pickers with cherry pick forklift exp. 2nd shift. Rf scanner exp req’d. Background chk req’d. Visit 1125 Georgesville Rd 9am3pm. WAREHOUSE Immediate Warehouse Positions! iforce is hiring for ware house positions for a co. located in New Albany. Po sitions include packers, shipping & receiving and other general labor posi tions. Qualified individuals will possess previous ware house exp. to include pick ing and packing, assem bly, and/or exp. working in a distribution center. Start immediately. These positions are for 1st and 2nd shift paying from $7.40 up to $13.50 for higher skil led positions. Please apply in person at 1737 Brice Rd, Reynoldsburg 43068.

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Continuous Improvement Coordinator

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Job Summary: Ensure the facility implements and maintains the Company Performance System (HPS) in all production areas. Facilitate improve ment projects relating to safety, quality and produc tivity, which lead to a re duction in OIR and DART, an improvement in firstpass quality and a reduc tion in customer com plaints and product waste and an improvement in overall production throughput and efficiency.

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The Springfield Metropoli tan Housing Authority has 778 public housing units, 1,349 Section 8 vouchers, and 25 Shelter Plus Care vouchers. The candidate must have working knowl edge of Property Manage ment, Maintenance, Capi tal Fund, Procurement, Fi nance and Resident Serv ices in public housing and Job Duties: Duties may in social services; a minimum clude, but are not limited of five (5) years of work ex to the following: perience in public housing, • Responsible for reducing public administration, pub scrap, non-value-added ac lic finance, or similar pro tivities and variability in fessional employment and manufacturing and packag (5) five years of superviso ing. ry experience of a staff of • Ensure the facility imple 40 or more is required; al ments and maintains the so required are written and Hearthside Performance verbal skills and knowl System (HPS) in all pro edge of local State and duction areas. Federal governmental au • Facilitate improvement thority operations proce projects relating to safety, dures and regulations as quality and productivity, they relate to housing de which lead to a reduction velopments, construction in OIR and DART, an im and the management of lo provement in first-pass cal housing authority oper quality and a reduction in ation. The position reports customer complaints and to a seven member board product waste and an im of commissioners and re provement in overall pro quires a four-year degree duction through-put and ef in an appropriate major ficiency in doing so. It may and five years of experi be required to manager ence in public or private multiple projects at a time. housing management with • Proven track record lead a minimum of two years of ing Lean Six Sigma proj experiences at the depart ects and Kaizen events us ment head level. NAHRO ing industry standard Lean Management Executive Six Sigma tools and meth certification a plus. This po ods and achieving cost sition is open until Septem saving results. ber 23, 2011. Salary is • This is a hands-on posi based upon experience tion that requires qualified and education. candidates to be on the production floor up to 75% Submit cover letter, re of their day. You will be on sume and four (4) profes the mixing, baking and sional references to packaging floor daily com Mrs. Johnetta Jaudon, municating with the pro Vice Chairperson duction personnel. Board of Commissioners • On occasion, work in 101 W. High Street, conjunction with custom Springfield, OH 45502 ers, suppliers and all levels or email to of management on various angelab@smhaohio.org continuous improvement projects. Email submissions must in • Responsible for all docu dicate the position for mentation and record which you are applying. keeping that relates to any SMHA is an EEO employ continuous improvement er. No faxes accepted. or related project. • May be required to work 2nd shift, 3rd shift or week ends from time to time. • Follow Good Manufactur ing Practices (GMPs) at all times. • Comply with all safety, Manager health and environmental As the Manager for Early regulations as prescribed Childhood Operations, pro by law. vide daily experiences and programs with a focus on Minimum Qualifications: early childhood education • Three years experience in the Continuous Improve - and development. Oversee all aspects of daily opera ment (lean manufacturing) tions of little kidspace® Ex function; Bakery experi hibition Area; provide quali ence a plus. ty leadership to Team • Experience with Good Members; and assist with Manufacturing Practices Early Childhood Programs. (GMPs), Hazard Analysis For a full job description Critical Control Points and instructions on how to (HACCP), SPC, SQF, 5 apply, visit: Whys and 5S preferred. www.COSI.org • Proficiency in: MS Office www.columbusjobs.com/m Suite onster • Lean, Green Belt or Black EOE Belt certification a plus. DAYCARE PROVIDERS Send cover letter and re & PRESCHOOLS sume’ to Take advantage of our contimprovement@gmail.c om great childcare rates! (740) 888-5003

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Volunteers of America, has and monitors the following services to individuals, Combining 2 households. 55wpm, provide your own a need for an Assistant client outcome goals: use couples, families and transportation, able to lift Cook. The Assistant Cook Fri. & Sat., 8/12 & 8/13 9aof community resources, groups in the Adult Coun 3p. 52 Beechridge Dr., Po 40 lbs and notary is responsible for the as including application of seling program. This per well 43065. Lots of furn. preferred. Please send sisting the Head Cook with entitlements, obtaining and son is responsible for diag (dorm size), baby/kids toys resume and salary preparation and serving of maintaining housing, use nostic assessments, as & clothing & much more! requirements to: Susie@ meals for all transitional of recovery supports in sessing counseling needs, CasselAuctions.com †û MARYSVILLE û† housing residents, while cluding attendance of AA development of individual maintaining the cleanliness MOVING SALE or NA meetings, contact service plans, provision of Admin Assistant of the kitchen and cafeteria Sat-Sun, Aug 13-14, 8-2pm with legal system if need - counseling and all required Worthington tax services area. This includes compli 341 Scott Farms Blvd. ed, and linkage to school documentation. This clini company is seeking an ance with local, state and Exercise Equip, Pedestal or employment resources. cian will lead and co-lead a admin staff person. Candi federal standards, tracking Sink, Furn, Clothes, Tools This person also "tracks" variety of groups, including date must be a quick learn statistical information, food Multi-Family Driveway Sale clients for 6-month followbut not limited to, domestic er, self starter, able to orders, and menu planning 4924 Gunkerrin Ct., Dublin ups. AA/BA & chemical violence, anger manage multitask and posses and special events. The dependency licensure re 43017 ment, and trauma. AOD strong computer skills. Fil - candidate must posses A quired. Fri. Aug. 12 & Sat. Aug. 13, knowledge and scope of ing, document prep, com High School diploma or 9am-3pm. Bikes, H/H practice preferred. Eve puter research, database equivalent, with at least 6 We offer many great bene items, exercise bike, micro ning hours required. input and customer serv months to 1year of food fits, including health, den wave, sporting goods & LSW/LPC required. ice. Will assist local staff service experience. Primar tal, vision, 401(k), an onfurniture, much more! We offer many great bene and support satellite offi ily will work weekends. site fitness room, and gen - fits, including health, den ces. Full-time 10:30am Multi-Family Garage Sale Ability to prepare and erous time off. tal, vision, 401(k), an on7:00pm M-F. Hourly wage. Aug. 13, 8am-2pm. 4142 serve portion-controlled, If you are interested in site fitness room, and gen Degree preferred. Glenmawr Ave., 43224. nutritious meals and main learning more about oppor erous time off. Fax resume to: Special focus on books, tain cleanliness and inven tunities available at South If you are interested in 614-568-7445 plus furn. (bookcases, tory is essential. Must be east, Inc. send resume to: learning more about oppor able to lift up to 25 lbs. Vet - comp. desk, endtbls., coff. tunities available at South - ADMINISTRATIVE tbl., ceiling fan, 2 adult erans are encouraged to Southeast Inc., HR Dept., east, Inc. send resume to: bikes, glswre., H/H, craft apply. Qualified candidates ASSISTANT 16 W. Long St., Southeast Inc., HR Dept., supplies & misc. should submit their resume Mortgage Company in Columbus, OH 43215 16 W. Long St., to Dublin, Ohio is seeking an or e-mail at hr.applications Westerville - 12th & 13th, Columbus, OH 43215 hr@voago.org @ 9a-3p, 240 Spring Hollow or e-mail at hr.applications experienced Administrative Assistant with mortgage southeastinc.com. EOE Lane, 43081, crib, stroller @ Merchandise experience in loan travel system, baby and southeastinc.com. EOE processing. The primary adult clothes, toys, games, objective of this position is dishes, HH, lot’s of misc! Need to make HELP WANTED to handle phone calls, CLERICAL/ WESTERVILLE GARAGE some dough? prepare reports in SALE. 67 Spring Creek Dr SECRETARIAL Microsoft Excel, organize 43081 Thurs-Sat, 8/1 files, and customer follow1-8/13 8-3 Bikes, Brand ACCOUNTING CLERK / up, with minimal name teen clothes, teacher RECEPTIONIST supervision. supplies, toys, books, Storage Tank Manufacturer games, sports equip, hh located in SE Columbus Required for this position: items, lots of misc seeks FT accounting 3+ years’ experience, AMAZING Multi-family Sell your unwanted clerk/receptionist. *Westerville Garage positive attitude, verbal Garage Sale in Successful candidate will Sale*Fri. Aug. 12 9:00-4:00 communication skills, Worthington Hills. items in the be responsible for Sat. Aug 13 9:00-12:00 attention to detail, Saturday, August 13 from 9 accounts payable, Selling: ThisWeek Classifieds! advanced organizational a.m. - 2 p.m. at 1013 accounts receivable, an skills, independent Clubview Boulevard South, furniture,books,toys,linens (local call) swering phones, distribut - thinking, ability to visualize etc. 515 Winfield Meadows Columbus. Name-brand (740) 888-5003 ing mail, filing, & general Drive Westerville 43082 cause and effect, proficient kids clothes, baby office duties. Must be computer skills, and type toys/furniture, blankets, Worthington Multi-Family friendly, organized, and 50+ wpm. Base pay, books, DVDs, Ping Pong Garage Sale. Worthington have a positive attitude. 401(k), medical benefits, Table, Furniture, LCD Multi-Family Garage Sale Experience with and great work Computer Monitor, Friday, August 12th and Microsoft Office required. atmosphere. Washer/Dryer, china and Saturday, August 13th. Hours are 8AM-5PM other handbags, Home 9:00 - 3:00. Shaker Mon-Fri. Send resume Send resume and salary Decor and much more! Square (south of 161, west to Kendra Barzak requirements to: of Olentangy River Road) ANNUAL COMMUNITY at Hamilton Tanks, LLC, bpond@callequity.net Shaker Square GARAGE SALE, 7 HOMES 2200 Refugee Road, neighborhood garage sale. ~ 7358 to 7535 Upper Read the ThisWeekNews.com Columbus, OH 43207. Cambridge Way, Westerville. Fri 8/12 and Community news Sat 8/13, 9am-3pm. Tons on ThisWeekNews.com of HH misc, holiday, and join ThisWeek arts, antiques, exercise equip, VENDORS WANTED Sports dining and entertainment sewing machine, large Craft Bazaar at Franklin reporters for their take on power tools, Arts and Church. 7171 Central Videos central Ohio. Crafts Mission Rocker, toys College, New Albany. Find what you’re ~ too much to list! PLUS Oct. 15th Contests looking for in the Snack Shack w hot dogs, Call Debbie 614-855-1572 ThisWeek Community water, lemonade, chips, popsicles, candy and ThisWeekNews.com Newspaper Classifieds! cookies, to benefit March of Dimes. HELP WANTED HELP WANTED HELP WANTED ANNUAL COMMUNITY ART FOR SALE WAREHOUSE/ WAREHOUSE/ WAREHOUSE/ GARAGE SALE Art Objects for sale MANUFACTURING MANUFACTURING MANUFACTURING Sat. Aug. 13 9a-4p includes 36 Oil Paintings, University View Area - E of 80 different sizes of Kinney from Chambers Rd. figurines Lalique type, to Kinnear, behind Lennox Crysal Engraved & Color. Center. Biggest Sale Ceramic, Wood Carving, Around! Copper. Please call 614-847-4301 for appt. CLINTONVILLE PELOTONIA GARAGE AND BAKE SALE. FRI AUG 12 - SAT AUG 13, 8:00AM-2:00PM at 318 WAREHOUSE, FORKLIFT, MAINTENANCE OPENINGS MOVING SALE - Refrigera Brevoort, Columbus. tor $100, washer/dryer Clintonville Sale, Saturday $100, dishwasher $100. All Due to new business, GENCO ATC has immediate 8-13, 8 a.m. to noon - 139 in good working condition. W. Cooke Rd. Moving sale. Call 614-284-7190. openings for full time positions with our GENCO Household items and collectibles. Many unique ATC Dell facility located in Lockbourne, Ohio. Pets & Livestock items!!! This is a 467k sq.ft. high volume fulfillment and COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE - LEWIS reverse center operation, operating 2 shifts with CENTERVillages of Oak Creek subdivision off S.Old approximately 300 teammates. State and Orange Roads, Aug 12 and 13, 8am-3pm We are currently looking for hard working and Dublin Treasure Sale! Aug 12-13, 7a-1p 5816 dedicated teammates to fill General Warehouse, Ballymead Blvd. Forklift Operators, and Maintenance Technicians Bradington Young Leather Recliner, Swivel Rocker at our Dell location located in Lockbourne, Ohio. Chrs, Bar Stools, Bistro Chrs, Floor Lamp, Freezer, 1st & 2nd shift positions available. We offer Hummer H2 12v car, TOYS, Step2, Bike, competitive compensation packages and benefits. Clothes, DVDs, Bks, HH Items, MORE! GARAGE SALE Sat. August 13, 9am-5pm No Early Sales 469 Crandall Dr. Cockapoo pups $250Worthington, 43085 $300, depending on sz, Furniture & various items! color or m/f. Shots, wrm. See us and others at: blueribbonkennelsofohio To place an ad for .com your bazaar or Click on avail pups page or call 740-332-4968 seasonal event call

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Labradoodles F1B, Apricots, Creams, Chocolates, Selling Now! Ready for homes Sept 10. All shots, Hlth Guar. Please call Lou Ann or visit us at pleasantvalleydoodles.com (614)623-5248.

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6 weeks, pure bred, male & female, pop shots & wormed $250 ea., 614-332-4970

FOUND CAT July 13th at the interesection of Loveman & Foster in Colonial Hills. Call Liz 614-571-8253 to identify.

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Open Sun 1-4 p.m. Ranch, 3BR, 1BA, full bsmt, att gar, fen yard, completely renovated. Quick possession! $119,900. 3358 Hunt Club Rd. N, 43081. Buyers agent ok. 614-506-1256

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For Sale: Beautiful private cabin home on 60 acres in Lawrence County, Waterloo, Ohio.. Beautiful, private cabin home on 60 prime hunting acres, surrounded by the Wayne National Forest, located in Lawrence County, Waterloo, Ohio. Attractive home, central heat and air, gas fireplace, modern kitchen with side by side refrigerator, gas range with built in microwave. Family room, bedroom, kitchen furniture all included with solid oak center island in kitchen. Solid oak stairs and banister lead to second floor finished bedroom. Flowing creek, one acre stocked pond, heavily wooded with pastures, trails, abundant wildlife and game. $172,000. Call 740-643-2136 or email apo rch@hughes.net for further information and pictures.

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AUGUST DEALS ARE AS

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During Sign & Drive!

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Hey Bob - Is it true that Bob Caldwell sold 67 new cars last month and was the #1 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram dealer in the area?

August 11, 2011

You bet ya it’s true!!! Everyone in the neighborhood is talking about how Bob Caldwell is the #1 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram dealer in the hood!!!

I’m headin over there right now to take advantage of these UNBELIEVABLE DEALS!

Same here, Susie - I’m headin over with ya!!!

                

Our AUGUST CLEARANCE EVENT is just starting, so....

ACT FAST!!!

New Cars at Used Car Prices! While Our Inventory Lasts!

2011 Chrysler Town & Country Touring

2011 Chrysler 200 Touring

Totally Loaded! Includes Stow-nGo seating, Sirius Satellite Radio, Supplemental Side Curtain airbags in all rows, power sliding doors and lift gate! Stk #211322

Imported from Detroit. Absolutely loaded including 8-way power drivers seat, Sirius satellite radio, 17� alloy wheels, bluetooth and a 30 GB hard drive w/ 6,700 song capacity and 6/5� touch screen display! Stk #211484

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1.9%

Available up to 72 months

$0 DUE

at signing!

MSRP - $22,060 Bob Caldwell Discounts and Rebates - (-$4,051)

Lease Price: $17,999** Lease For: $259/mo** Buy For: $319/mo*

31 HWY MPG

$0 DUE

at signing!

**Zero due at Signing - Just add tax. Lease price includes $3,250 lease bonus cash.

Available up to 72 months

MSRP - $31,290 MSRP M $31 3 , Bob Caldwel Caldwell Discounts and Rebates - (-$5,095)

Lease Price: $26,195** Lease For: $369/mo** Buy For: $439/mo*

**Zero due at Signing - Just add tax. Lease price includes $3,000 lease bonus cash

2011 Dodge Aveng Avenger Mainstreet

2011 Dodge Caliber Mainstreet

All power, Keyless remote, 17� wheels, supplemental side-curtain front and rear airbags. Stk#211374

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at signing!

MSRP - $22,090 Bob Caldwell Discounts and Rebates - (-$3,595)

Sale Price: $18,495 Buy For: $287/mo*

31 HWY MPG

**Zero due at Signing - Just add tax.

Several Available for Immediate Sale!

Loaded! Automatic transmission, 17� wheels, fog lights, all power, keyless remote entry and GREAT on gas...A great overall deal! Stk #211500

1.9%

Available up to 72 months

$0 DUE

25 HWY MPG

Available up to 72 months

$0 DUE

at signing!

MSRP - $19,370 Bob Caldwell Discounts and Rebates - (-$2,500) 27 HWY MPG WOW!

Sale Price: $16,870 Buy For: $277/mo* **Zero due at Signing - Just add tax.

*All leases based on 39 months, $0 due at signing, plus tax. First payment and lease aquisition fee included. Leases based on 10,000 miles per year, except Chrysler 200 based on 12,000 miles per year. All leases with approved credit. All retail purchases based on 72 mos at 2.99% APR, with approved credit, plus tax. All discounts may include rebates. All rebates to dealer. All lease payments include Conquest lease bonus cash. See dealer for details. Offers absolutely expires 8/15/11

DEALS OF THE WEEK! 2011 Dodge Dakota Big Horn Loaded Crew Cab, 4x4 Stk #211021

MSRP: $30,930

I Your Price: $24,930 2011 Dodge Ram 4x4 SLT Loaded Crew Cab Stk #211309

MSRP: $37,630

I Your Price: $31,444

Bring in any competitors ad and we will beat it!

Bob Caldwell

THANKS to all of our customers who helped make our dealership the overall #1 July 2011 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram dealer in the Central Ohio area!

CHRYSLER / JEEP / DODGE / RAM - 

DEALS OF THE WEEK! 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4

SWEET!

Fully Loaded....Stk#211436

MSRP: $32,995 I Your Price: $29,995

$399/mo +tax for 39 mos

       

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$0 DUE

at signing!

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