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Worthington City Schools

Support staff to forgo wage freeze By JEFF DONAHUE ThisWeek Community Newspapers

Members of the Worthington Education Support Professionals (WESP) and exempt classified staff have ratified a new three-year contract, agreeing to forgo pay raises for the first six months of 2012 and the entire 2012-13 school year. The Worthington Board of Education on June 27 unanimously approved the contract. The agreement covers the district’s

450 secretaries, food-service workers, bus drivers and other classified staff members. Superintendent Melissa Conrath called the agreement “very fair to taxpayers.” “Like the WEA (Worthington Education Association), it is an unprecedented settlement,” Conrath said. “The district staff understands the challenge the community faces.” Last month, the teachers union and board agreed to a similar contract. “We’re all in this together,” Conrath

said. “All of our employees contribute to the success of our students.” She said the recent negotiations were “very cooperative, and I feel good about the process.” WESP president Pam Sturiano told the board that the district’s employees did it for the students they serve. “We come to work every day because we love working with the kids,” she said. In an interview following the meeting, she said union members took a realistic approach to negotiations.

“I feel good,” she said. “We all know what’s going on in the world. My neighbors don’t have jobs or their jobs are in danger.” Sturiano said 396 of the 450 classified employees are union members, and the vote to ratify the contract was an overwhelming 244-14. More than 150 members didn’t vote. Board member David Bressman credited the classified employees for making “a huge sacrifice.” “I worry about support staff and their

ability to sustain this contract,” he said, citing concerns over the escalating cost of health insurance. Board president Marc Schare said he thought two areas deserved a closer look. He said the agreement breaks faith with an audit done last year, identifying areas where classified workers were underpaid and overpaid. He also expressed concerns that the health-care cap still requires a 90-percent pickup by the board. Schare See CONTRACTS, page A2

Family festival, fireworks featured for Fourth of July By CANDY BROOKS ThisWeek Community Newspapers

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Alaina Kidder, 5, squints as she is sprayed at the new splash pad at Worthington Pools. The splash pad is a new addition to the pool this year and has been a big hit.

‘Lagoon’ a hit with area youth By CANDY BROOKS ThisWeek Community Newspapers

When his small body activated the sensors, all of the sprays and fountains opened up, momentarily startling 20-month-old Emmitt Bradley. That moment ended quickly, as the curious toddler and his 4-year-old twin siblings ran through the splash pad, experimenting with all of the toys and gadgets.

The splash pad, officially called the Lagoon, is the newest addition to the Worthington Pools. Located on the southeast corner of the swim complex, it features sprays, fountains, buckets and two large squirt guns on a slip-proof pad. The pad is popular with toddlers to teenagers, attracting different crowds throughout the day, said lifeguard Phil Mueller as he watched the Bradley chil-

dren play in the water on Monday afternoon. Andrea Bradley said she likes the splash pad because it is easier to keep track of her three children on the small pad as opposed to in the larger pools, which sometimes become crowded. “It’s a nice addition,” she said. “Sometimes it’s a little chaotic over there, and it is nice to be able to come over here.” cbrooks@thisweeknews.com

The annual Worthington Family Picnic followed by fireworks at Thomas Worthington High School will be the highlight of a weekend of Independence Day festivities in Worthington. Live entertainment, food hot off the grill and fun and games for all ages will be available at the festival, which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dublin Worthington. Everyone is invited to bring chairs or blankets for a picnic beginning at 4 p.m. on the lawn of the high school. The Rotary club will sell food. Entertainment will be provided by Death by Banjo, Big Al and his Capital City Players, Shazzbots, Super Games, and animals from the Columbus Zoo. There will also be a reading of the Declaration of Independence by Worthington high school students and a salute to the anniversary of the Civil War. The city fireworks begin at 10 p.m. at the high school. Worthington Hills and Colonial Hills subdivisions will also

A closer look There will also be a reading of the Declaration of Independence by Worthington high school students and a salute to the anniversary of the Civil War.

have their traditional Independence Day observances. In Worthington Hills, the Firecracker Trot will begin at 6 p.m. on July 1; a fun festival will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on July 2 at Worthington Hills Elementary School; softball games will be played at the school on July 3, 2 p.m. for kids, 4 p.m. for adults; and the parade will begin at noon on July 4 with fireworks at dusk at the Worthington Hills County Club. The theme of this year’s parade is “Deck the Halls: It’s Christmas in July.” Colonial Hills activities will begin at 8:30 a.m. in July 4 with a 5K run through the hills. The kiddie parade will begin at 10 a.m., followed by games and food at Selby Park throughout the day.

First changes to mall include new entryways By CANDY BROOKS ThisWeek Community Newspapers

The fluted pillars and 1980s-style gazebo at the main entry to the Shops of Worthington Place will be removed, replaced by a brick entryway with benches and a fire pit. The south entry will be replaced as well, and Talbots will move into the southernmost tenant space, with its own exterior doors. The north entryway will also get some attention, with outdoor and indoor play areas added near the site of the former Gap store. And though the eyesore created where stores were torn down at the north end of the mall will not be finished until next year, a mural will go up to hide the area while construction occurs. Those are a few of the improvements to Worthington Place (the new name of Worthington Square) approved by the Worthington Architectural Review Board at its June 23 meeting. Work on the interior of the mall is to begin immediately and the changes considered at the meeting are also high on the list of projects to be done soon, as the mall is transformed from its fading

An architectural rendering of the new main entrance to the shopping mall.

1980s look into what new owner Tom Carter says will be a bright and inviting area where families can shop, play, and dine. The ARB will approve changes in phases and each new tenant will be able to create its own look. That, the board

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understands, is the trend in retailing. “It is the look of the future, it is the look of today,” said ARB chairman Richard Hunter. Though no new tenants for the mall have been announced, Carter said Talbots women’s stores would move into

the site once occupied by Talbots men’s store. Its presence on the south side of the mall will include black awnings and a separate doorway. Besides the south entryway, there will be a new entry on the east side, next to FirstWatch.

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The gazebo entrance will be removed, replaced with a brick outdoor area flanked by restaurants with outdoor seating. New pavers will be designed around a fire pit in the middle. Both FirstWatch and a yet-to-benamed restaurant on the other side will feature matching curved windows. “I like the entrances, I like the excitement they seem to bring,” said ARB member James Sauer. The board also approved murals to hide the empty area between the existing mall and Kroger, and perhaps elsewhere on the site. Construction signs that will emphasize that the current shops will remain open were also approved. The board also looked at a proposed new sign, but wanted more details before granting approval. Site work was also approved. The main vehicular entrance from Wilson Bridge Road will extend to Old Wilson Bridge Road, creating a smoother transition. New monument signs at the entrances and poles with permanent banners were approved. cbrooks@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekNews.com

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MAC news The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington. For more information, visit www.mcconnellarts.org or call (614) 431-0329. • “Basted Vision: Contemporary Art Quilts by Off Our Blocks” is on view through July 4. • A revolving exhibit of artists from Central Ohio Plein Air will be on view through Sept. 30. Plein Air artists paint outdoors. • “Making Music: The Art of the Guitar House Workshop” opens July 7. Linda Langhorst captures

both the maker and the musician through her paintings. An artist’s reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 14. Langhorst will offer a free demonstration from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17. • 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 July 1. • T.J. George will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 7. His influences include artists such as James Taylor and Marc Cohn. Tickets are $8 online, $10 at the door and $5 for students.

CONTRACTS Continued from page A1 said he was disappointed in the lack of transparency because the document was not available to the public prior to the board vote. School board vice president Jennifer Best praised the support staff. “We appreciate you stepping up to the plate and making concessions,” she said. Board member Charlie Wilson said the lack of drawn-out negotiations results in significant savings for the district in legal fees. “It is a great day for our school

district and our taxpayers,” Wilson said. The current contract, which includes a 1.95-percent cost-of-living raise for calendar year 2011, expires in December. The new contract takes effect June 30 and runs through June 30, 2014. Under the terms of the new agreement, support staff will forgo pay raises starting in the first six months of 2012 and during the entire 2012-13 school year. In the 2013-14 school year, they will receive a 1.25-percent base-pay raise but will forgo scheduled step increases based on longevity.

District treasurer Jeff McCuen said those step increases range from a low of 30 cents per hour to a high of $1.30 an hour and the total annual value of step increases is about $90,000. Under the agreement, support staff will pay any costs toward their health-care premiums beyond the district’s contribution caps: $8,750 for a single plan and $23,100 for a family plan. ThisWeek reporter Candy Brooks and Columbus Dispatch reporter Charlie Boss contributed to this story.

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Humans to trade spaces with animals at shelter Several staff members and volunteers at the CHA Animal Shelter will spend 24 hours living in dog kennels and the cat room, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. The shelter is located at 3765 Corporate Drive. The new “residents” will eat when the animals eat, get time out of the kennel during walking and play groups and will share their space with a long-term animal. “In addition to spotlighting the shelter’s long-term animals, staff and volunteers hope their experience will allow them to brainstorm on additional enrichment activities for the shelter animals,” according to CHA Animal Shelter development director Terri Montigny. “The mental well-being of shelter animals is just as important as their physical well-being, which is the reason we started the enrichment program in 2008,” shelter director Stephanie Wimbish said in a statement. Wimbish will be one of the staff members spending time in “lock up.” The shelter will be open from noon to 6 p.m. on July 9, allowing people to come in and speak with the staff members and volunteers about their experience and learn more about the animal they

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are co-habiting with. Special adoption fees will apply from July 9 through July 16to animals that have been in the shelter for 90 days or longer. Adopting a long-term dog will cost $25 and long-term cats will cost $5. The human residents will get to go “home” if their long-term resident gets adopted that day. The finale of the adoption special will be Picnic with the Pups from 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. This is CHA’s summer gathering at the shelter, where all dogs will have a special adoption fee of $25 and all cats $5. “Last year at Picnic with the Pups, we had 29 adoptions, which was an amazing day for us,” Wimbish said. “We hope to duplicate our adoption efforts with this promotion and get many animals in their forever homes.” The shelter will be open for adoptions from 1 to 8 p.m. on July 16. Donations made in the shelter the week of July 9-16 will be earmarked for the enrichment fund, which is used to purchase special toys and enrichment activities for the animals in the shelter. For more information about adoptable animals in the shelter, how to donate or volunteer, or Picnic with the Pups, visit www.CHAAnimalShelter.org.

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July 4, 1911, was deadly hot, but ‘safe and sane’ It was a very hot day. July 4, 1911, in Columbus was the hottest Fourth of July since records had begun to be regularly kept in 1878. In fact, it only missed being the hottest day on record by three-tenths of one degree. The temperature peaked in the afternoon at 103.6 degrees Fahrenheit, and some said it was even hotter in some of the more densely populated parts of the city. In a time ED when air conLENTZ ditioning in its modern form did not exist and when electric fans were a luxury only the affluent could afford, heat like this could be — and often was — deadly. William Theis, a 34-year-old barber, walked into a cafe owned by one A. J. Flowers on Russell Street in the Short North. He asked for a glass of water and drank it down. He then dropped dead of heart failure. Mary Gallagher, 74, of Starr Avenue, distraught over a recent death in the family, died of heat prostration on the morning of the holiday. And on the afternoon of the Fourth, Edward Daggett, 16, went for a swim in the Scioto River near the downtown bridges with two friends to escape the heat. The river in those days was rather polluted as it passed through the city, but the young man was used to that. What killed him was the cramp that seized him when he hit the cooler water away from the sweltering shore. His drowned body was found the next day. But with only three deaths, Columbus was more fortunate than some other American cities caught in the same lengthy heat wave. Twenty-seven people died from the heat in Chicago that July 4 and 25 people died in New York. In the major cities of America, more than 134 people died of heat-related causes on Independence Day. So what exactly did people do on a holiday as warm as this one? Actually, they did quite a bit. With virtually every major business, factory, school and government office closed for the day, many people tried to get out of town and celebrate the Fourth where it might be a bit cooler. More than 500 people took the train to Buckeye Lake, where the resort town welcomed them for an old-fashioned celebration of fireworks and fun. Others took the train to Glen Mary on the North Side where Camp Mary Orton is located today, and some traveled from Columbus to Greenwood Lake in Delaware for a quiet day in the country. But most people spent the day close to home. In Columbus in recent years, we have come to expect large public celebrations like Red White and Boom!, with its small, intimate crowd of 500,000, as well as neighborhood fireworks shows on the Fourth of July. But such was not the case a century ago. If anything, Colum-

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bus was deeply distrustful of fireworks in 1911. For most of the previous generation, fireworks and ordnance had been available to anybody with the money to buy them. In the years after the Civil War, it was not uncommon for a militia company to fire a salute of rifle and cannon fire on the Fourth — with live ammunition. Workers at factories often set off a quarter keg of black powder, making sure to duck to avoid flying pieces of wood. And children had all sorts of fun setting off all sorts of fireworks — and blowing off all sorts of fingers, toes and facial features in the process. By the turn of the century, many people had come to believe that enough was enough. Spearheaded by the formidable lobbying power of the Daughters of the American Revolution, many cities began to try to celebrate what had come to be called a “Safe and Sane” Fourth of July. A safe and sane Fourth was one in which the only fireworks were set off by professionals. 1910 was the first year for a “Safe and Sane” Fourth in the city, and all in all, it went pretty well; 1911 was even better. In retrospect, some people argued that the young people of Columbus were finally coming to their senses and had learned not blow themselves up. Others simply concluded that it was so incredibly hot that no one had any energy to be mischievous. The real reason was probably somewhere in between. While the safety record of the city with fireworks for July 4 was admirable, a large number of people were out and about, even in the awful heat. Olentangy Park,

the largest amusement park in the city, was located along the Olentangy River, north of the Ohio State University campus. On the Fourth of July, admission was free. For most of the day, the place was packed. And at night, many people stayed for fireworks. Other people spent the day at the Glen Echo Ravine, where the Glen Echo Improvement Association hosted a day of activities and fireworks at night. Others went to a neighborhood celebration hosted by the residents of Ninth Avenue, west of Neil Avenue in the OSU area. But for people living in and near the downtown, the place to be was Statehouse Square. At 2:30 in the afternoon and again 8:30 in the evening, the Battalion Band from Columbus Barracks (later known as Fort Hayes) entertained the public with a concert on the Square. Many people, as they still do today, simply celebrated Independence Day at home. To make the day a little more special, dinner was often served on the porches of the houses or lawns nearby. And after an evening repast, what some would remember more than the fireworks — or the lack thereof — was the large dish of peach ice cream that was served for dessert. Produced in bulk by the Busy Bee restaurant and café in downtown Columbus, the seasonal treat was a “blending of fine ripe Georgia peaches with rich Jersey cream. A quart delivered to your home for the Fourth of July, 50 cents.” It was a pleasant end to warm and memorable day. Ed Lentz writes a history column for ThisWeek.

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Senior news The Worthington Griswold Center, 777 High St., offers a variety of programs for people who are retired or are age 55 and older. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Annual dues are $10 for Worthington residents and $15 for nonresidents. Additional fees apply for some activities. For more information, call 842-6320. Weekly activities for Thursday, June 30, through Friday, July 6: • Thursday — Open Wii Play, 8 a.m.; Golf League at Chapel Hill, 8:30 a.m.; Strength Class, 10:15 a.m.; Ron Retzers Good Vibrations, 10:15 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 — Foot Care Clinic/Cholesterol Screening by appointment., 8 a.m.; Fun and Fitness, 9:15 a.m.; Chess Club, 10

Griswold groups list meeting topics The Griswold Center’s Civil War Roundtable will continue its sesquicentennial forums at 10 a.m. Monday, July 11. Ginger Price will present, “The Secret Six,” portraying the men who conspired with John Brown on the famous Harper’s Ferry raid. a.m.; Crafts for Hospice, 10 a.m.; Strength Class, 10:15 a.m.; Stroke Support, noon; Pool and Darts, 1 p.m.; Table Tennis, 3 p.m. • Monday — Griswold Center closed for Independence Day. • Tuesday — Art for All, 9 a.m.; Play Reading, 10 a.m.; Strength Class, 10:15 a.m.; Current Events W and F, 11 a.m.; Chair Yoga, noon; Table Tennis, 1:15 p.m.; Speaking French, 1:30 p.m.; Advanced Line Dance, 5 p.m.; Card

Andersons to host ‘Shred It’ day The Andersons store at 7000 Bent Tree Blvd. will host a community “Shred It” day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 23. The event is being co-sponsored by The Columbus Dispatch and WBNS-10TV. Residents may safely and securely destroy personal documents and recycle electronic equipment. Items being accepted include: • Computers and computer parts • Telephone equipment, cables, cell phones, fax machines • VCRs, DVD players, speakers, radios, projectors • Electronic games, cameras and typewriters • Microwaves, cash registers and time clocks Televisions, air conditioners, paint, fluorescent bulbs and alkaline batteries will not be accepted. A $5 donation will help defray expenses.

Sign up today under INTERACT at ThisWeekNEWS.com. The U.S. Presidential Study group will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, July 18. Russell Jordan will discuss the two nonconsecutive terms of Grover Cleveland. Both programs are free and will be followed by discussion. For more information, call Walt Kobalka at (614) 582-8542. The center is at 777 High St. Party (Bridge), 5:30 p.m.; Card Party (Euchre), 7 p.m. • Wednesday — Walking, 8:30 a.m.; Pool and Darts, 9 a.m.; Fun and Fitness, 9:15 a.m.; Shopping at Andersons/Trader Joe’s, 9:45 a.m.; Knit Wits, 10 a.m.; Easy Line Dance, 10:15 a.m.; Intermediate Line Dance, 10:45 a.m.; Art for All, 11:30 a.m.; Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Texas Hold ’Em, 1 p.m.; Theatre Class, 1:45 p.m.; 60s Softball League, 5 p.m.

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Students inducted into Socratic Society Worthington Kilbourne High School recently held its final Socratic Society induction ceremony of the year. The following students were nominated by staff members for showing one or more of these qualities of personal effort, lifelong learning, compassion, integrity and scholarship.

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Group presents Lifetime awards Three Worthington school students and two community residents were honored with Leadership Worthington’s Leadership for a Lifetime awards at the organization’s annual meeting. “These individuals are simply remarkable in the time and effort they passionately give to this community,” said Keenan Blanke, president of Leadership Worthington. “But most of all, they are an inspiration to all of us by how much they accomplish and how much they care.” Lauryn Hickman is the Elementary School Award recipient. A sixth-grader at Worthington Estates, she was recognized for her ability in seeking to understand others. She is a visitor guide at her school, participates in the Seven Habits of Highly Effective Students program, helps primary grade students, assists the school’s book fair activities and is an active participant in the choir and school musicals. Samantha Crozier is the Middle School Award recipient. An eight-grader at McCord, she is founder, president and activities director of Chasing Hope, a student-led nonprofit volunteer organization that raises money to donate to the YMCA Family Center in Columbus. She organizes and recruits volunteers to visit the shelter twice a month, and negotiates with local activity-center venues for the group’s monthly social events. Chasing Hope donated $2,400 to the YMCA Family Shelter raised from the events. Crozier is a member of the volleyball, basketball and softball teams. Frances Lin is the High School

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Award recipient. A student at Thomas Worthington, she is proficient in Mandarin, English, French and Latin, and dreams of being a high level interpreter. Since 2005, she has volunteered more than 570 hours at the library, from organizing shelves and assisting with programs, to reading books and preparing recommended book lists. At Riverside Hospital, she volunteered more than 250 hours, delivering messages, assisting with discharges and playing the piano in the lobby. Lin ranks first in her class of over 400 students, taking numerous honors and advanced placement classes. Richard Macer is the Volunteer Winner. A longtime Worthington Lions Club member and retired educator, he promotes citizenship in the school, church and community and works tirelessly with the Martin Luther King Breakfast, St. John’s A.M.E. Church, and Partners for Citizenship and Character. At church,

he mentors youth groups toward higher education, and through the International Lions Club received the Melvin Jones Fellow award, the highest honor presented by the organization. Macer also serves on the Worthington Community Relations Commission. Natalie Moore is the Volunteer and Team Leader Winner. Moore is connected with BNI of Central Ohio, President’s Club of First Place Bank, Community Impact Council for Kids in the Kitchen with the Junior League of Columbus and the Worthington Youth Boosters. Joseph Finocchi, owner of the former Worthington photographic landmark, Finocchi Photography, also was paid tribute by receiving the Distinguished Community Leadership Award. He was honored for 20 years of volunteering his professional services for individual student photographs of students in the adult programs and for supporting the organization’s vision for the future of Worthington.

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Tweens team up to make a difference In her diary, Anne Frank wrote, “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” A group of fourth- through sixth-graders is spending time this summer talking about and acting on ways they can make a difference during Northwest Library’s aptly named Make a Difference Club. The club, which met for the first time on June 21 and will continue to meet on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. through July 12, has already discussed ways to help the elderly. Suggestions ranged from mowing their lawns and holding doors open for them to listening to and remembering their stories. The 18 participants made Fourth of July cards for the library’s homebound patrons. Planting seeds and seedlings was the activity for last week’s session, during which kids discussed ways to improve the environment.

where competitors get 10 pitches but can earn more by correctly answering literature and sports trivia questions. Tweens can also take on members of the Columbus Clippers baseball team during a Wii Baseball contest, scheduled at Old Worthington Library on July 15 at 11 a.m. Safety pins, soda tabs, duct tape and other items will be transformed into stylish accessories during Trash to Trendy: Accessorize, which will be held at Worthington Park Library on July 21 at 2:30 p.m. For more programs, go to worthingtonlibraries.org/calendar. Using the drop-down boxes near the top of the screen, you can limit your search to an age range, like tween, or even to a particular library.

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During future get-togethers, ways to help animals (where those attending can make catnip toys for the Capital Area Humane Society) and make a difference in the community will be considered. In addition to the Make a Difference Club, Worthington Libraries has several programs planned for fourth- through sixthgraders. Fans of the Harry Potter series are invited to a magical night this Friday, July 8, at 5:30 p.m. at Northwest Library. Games and a costume contest will be followed by a Harry & the Potters concert at 7 p.m. in the library’s back yard. Don’t miss songs like “Gryffindor Rocks,” “The Missing Arm of Viktor Krum” and “Slug Club!” Old Worthington Library will Hillary Kline is communications host a Wiffleball Home Run Derby specialist for Worthington Lion Tuesday, July 12, at 2 p.m., braries.

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Children in grades 4-6 will investigate ways to make the world better, from creating cards for the library’s patrons who are homebound to planting seeds.  The next meeting of Worthington Libraries’ newest book discussion group, Decanted, is planned at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5. Held at House Wine, 644 N. High St., the selected title is “The Bil-

lionaire’s Vinegar” by Benjamin Wallace.  Children in grades 1-6 are invited to Worthington Park Library for different activities each Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. The Adventure Club series is scheduled July 6 (Paper Magic), July 13 (Story Stars) and July 20 (String Fingers & String Stories with Sally Crandall).

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College notes • Bowling Green State University has announced its spring 2011 dean’s list. Worthington residents named to the list were Allison Carney, Kathryn Ennis, Nicole Erdeljac, Miriam Hitchcock, Emma Hubacher, Shayla James, Meghan Johnson, Eric Lagatta, Emily McFadden, Bradford Miller, Kailen Nourse, Richard Parmenter, Alex Paulsen, Albert Powell, Landrew Sevel, Brandon Silva, Brittany Treadway, Katherine Walker and Spencer Ward. To be eligible for the list, students must achieve at least a 3.5 grade-point average. • Melissa Gilliland of Worthington was named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at Tiffin University. • Cathey Steiner of Worthington was named to the winter 2011 president’s list at Central Ohio Technical College. To be named to the list, students must achieve a 4.0 GPA. • Bowling Green State University has announced its spring 2011 dean’s list. Worthington residents named to the list were Allison Carney, Kathryn Ennis, Nicole Erdeljac, Miriam Hitchcock, Emma Hubacher, Shayla James, Meghan Johnson, Eric Lagatta, Emily McFadden, Bradford Miller, Kailen Nourse, Richard Parmenter, Alex Paulsen, Albert Powell, Landrew Sevel, Brandon Silva, Brittany Treadway, Katherine Walker and Spencer Ward. To be eligible for the list, students must achieve at least a 3.5 grade-point average. • Melissa Gilliland of Worthington was named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at Tiffin University. • Cathey Steiner of Worthington was named to the winter 2011 president’s list at Central Ohio Technical College. To be named to the list, students must achieve a 4.0 GPA.

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In brief Master gardening event set at OSU The Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its next garden event from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory, 2490 Carmack Road. The lab is just west of the OSU campus. The entrance is off Kenny Road. Dr. Celeste Welty will discuss backyard vegetable garden insect pests. Master gardeners will be on hand to lead tours of the garden and answer questions.

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Propelled by the 2009 hit song Fire5 flies from the album Ocean Eyes, Adam Young, the braintrust of Owl City, went literally from making processed beats and loops in his parents’ basement to pop music stardom in a few short years. His music career in a whole new stratosphere, Young has returned with a new record titled All Things Bright and Beautiful, and a subsequent tour, which stops at Lifestyle Communities Pavilion on Friday, July 1. Tickets are $25/$28; call 1-800-745-3000. Young was kind enough to answer a few questions posed by The Beat.

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George Schram isn’t the only Picnic with the Pops conductor who fancies himself a comic (we kid, we kid). Wilson conducts the Saturday, July 2, Patriotic Pops concert, this year featuring a great slate of pieces by American composers and a guest appearance by local jazzman Bobby Floyd. Gerald Albright Tickets are $20 for adults and When smooth jazz ruled, $8 for children ages 3-14. For tick1 Gerald Albright was like ets or other information, call (614) the Anita Baker of the saxophone 228-8600. — there was no one and nothing Fresh and fun, charming smoother. Albright started as a busy side- 3 and comfortable, buoyant and beautiful. Washington man for acts that included The Temptations, Teena Marie, Whit- state duo He Is We (expanded to ney Houston, Phil Collins and oth- a quintet for the road) spins tuneers. When he started making his ful yarns of love and life. Rachel Taylor and Trevor Kelly own records, he often earned the unusual distinction of gaining both met while working at a Tacomacritical acclaim and popular suc- area record store and struck up a friendship based on a symbiotic cess. Albright’s still in the game, and creative approach to music. The he’s as smooth as ever. He’ll play pair projects an air of pleasant two shows at Vonn Jazz & Blues Supper Club Friday, July 1. Tickets are $25/$35. Call (614) 4315299.

playfulness, the kind of folks you’d like to invite over to play songs on your back porch on a summer evening. Or maybe in your basement. Or maybe The Basement, Sunday, July 3. The bill includes Ocean Grove, Andrew Allen and South Jordan. Tickets are $12. Call 1-800-7453000. Some will find Vancou-

4 ver melodic rock quintet Versus the Nothing a little too earnest. This has never been a problem for The Beat. The band’s forthcoming record, Black Gloves, is chock full of heartfelt stuff set to intense power chords and frenetic drumming — think Something Corporate meets 30 Seconds to Mars. VtN will play Bernie’s Wednesday, July 6. Fade to Oblivion opens. Call (614) 291-3448.

If you missed The Beat’s 2 most recent video with Columbus Symphony Orchestra associate conductor Peter Stafford Wilson, first of all — what’s your deal? Go to ThisWeek News.com and watch, keep your finger in this page of the paper and finish reading after you’re done. Now you realize that Albert- He Is We

The Beat: Could you have imagined the success of Ocean Eyes and the kinds of experiences that success has allowed you to have and what has been the impact and your reaction to it all? Adam Young: Never! I’m an only child from a small town in Minnesota and I was loading trucks for Coca-Cola in a sweaty warehouse two years ago. The music thing started happening and really caught me off guard. I still can’t even believe what’s going on. I remember the moment my manager called me and said one of my tracks when to No. 1 in 24 countries around the world and I almost had a heart attack. It’s been a surprising roller-coaster through and throughout.

Adam Young of Owl City

ever shape or form that presents itself, and there’s nothing more innocent than a place that’s never been touched by man. The forest.

TB: Do you have favorite songs of your own and, if so, do you find they’re the ones that fans find as favorites as well? AY: I’m quite proud of a song titled The Real World because it sums up nicely my perception of reality — merely stating that sometimes I prefer the world in my own head, as imagined, over life in reality. There’s a line in the song that reads, “Reality is a lovely place, but I wouldn’t wanna live there” and that sums up TB: Did you feel pressure to duplicate/main- the entire record. tain/surpass that while making All Things Bright TB: Why a band name instead of your name? and Beautiful? AY: I thought about that for a while at the AY: A little bit here and there, but I believe it was “positive pressure” and the kind that outset but ultimately, I opted for the more ammakes diamonds. I enjoy working under the biguous moniker for a solo musician than the gun a little bit and I prefer the clock ticking in traditional route. I love the inevitable question the background because it helps me focus on marks that pop up around the name Owl City delivering a final result and consequently keeps because I think it’s just quirky/innocent enough me from noodling around forever. I’m a per- to be fun and I like how it sparks a great depth fectionist, so a new piece of work is never fin- of imagery and imagination. ished, but merely “abandoned” and so a little TB: How have you made the transition from bit of pressure is a good thing for me. songwriter/composer to live performer? AY: It’s been a tough road indeed for an inTB: What are some of the themes that troverted guy! I’ve never been a social person emerged on the new record? AY: I’m fascinated by nature, worlds away and quite ironically, I’m not fond of big groups from the things of man, and that found its way of people in any capacity, but it’s been a great onto the new album in a big way. Much like challenge and there’s something about permy fascination with the ocean was a big influ- forming the music live that allows me to hide ence on my previous record, the forest was a behind it and it allows me to do things I never big influence on All Things Bright and Beau- imagined I could’ve done two years ago before tiful. I enjoy writing about innocence, in what- this crazy story began writing itself.

Cabo Cocina offers good food, drinks and views Sitting up amid the treetops and watching the evening sun spend its last light on the lazily lapping ripples of the Scioto River was lulling me into a trance. Or perhaps it was the 20-ounce margaritas. Either way, perching on the aerie-like wooden deck at Cabo Cocina was proving to be an inspired idea. In fact, the groovy mood I was enjoying was so relaxing that I didn’t even mind the background reggae-tinged music Cabo plays. Owned by the Historic Dublin Restaurant Group (of the Brazenheads, Oscar’s and Tucci’s fame), Cabo sits like a roomy stone lodge high above the banks of the Scioto near Dublin. And, as I implied, its comfy patio affords some fairly spectacular riparian views. But restaurant reviewers cannot live on setting alone. Therefore, it’s fortunate that Cabo’s food is pretty fun, too. First, though, there shall be hooch. While the fuzzy-making fishbowl-sized house margaritas I alluded to (they also come in 12-ounce versions) are above

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by G.A. Benton average, they’re a bit sweet for my palate. My favorite tequila slurp here was an upgrade found on the “Fancy” list — the tighter, brighter and more lime-powered La Classica ($10/$14). Foodwise (chips and an interesting salsa bar are on the house), the slightly spicy Shrimp Tostadas appetizer ($8) delivered the double crunch of deepfried shellfish nachos. Its side players were a cilantro aioli with bits of blue cheese; a warm, smoky and chunky salsa; and a nifty jicama salad. At least as good were the unique Sweet Plantains ($6.50). These were slathered in a spicy, sweet and smoky barbecue type sauce and served with jalapeno pesto plus a cooling-off yogurt dip. As for entrees, Cabo’s got tacos, bur-

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Spicy and Crunchy Tilapia at Cabo Cocina.

ritos, fajitas, et al., but — against type — I preferred the fusion-y, MexiCaribbean stuff from the “Cabo Specialties” section. Among these, the Adobo Pork Mojados ($12.50) were pretty good: big chunks of tender and fatty pig en-

robed in a fruity, red mole-type sauce. These came with excellent beer- and onion-flavored whole “borracho” beans. I got those same neat frijoles, along with cheesy rice, to accompany the recommended Jerk Chicken relleno

($10.50). Served open-faced, the relleno featured charred peppers, tender meat and fruity accents. For more of a showstopper, though, target the Spicy and Crunchy Tilapia ($15). It’s a pretty plate rimmed with a tangy, creamy and smoky tomato sauce and starring darkly crusted, lightly panfried fish. The successful collision of flavors also includes dense, (sometimes) bacon-y smashed plantains, a scorchedcorn salsa and more of that jalapeno aioli. This tilapia’s so good you’ll remember enjoying it even if you later float off into a little summertime trance. I know I did.

New style of barbecue to enter the Columbus market Aloha Hawaiian BBQ & Asian Bistro soon will join the restaurant-laden West Fifth Avenue corridor and serve up its own brand of quick-serve Asian cuisine. Set to open in the next week, the restaurant takes over 2,500 square feet of space in the Shoppes on Fifth, where Buffalo Wild Wings and Five Guys Burgers and Fries are located. The former Panda Express location seats about 60. The family-run restaurant was born of the culinary diverse background of Ken Tsai, the chef and partner who has spent 50 years cooking in the restaurant business.

The new enterprise, 974 W. Fifth Ave., reunites Tsai with Jin Su. The two met while working together 30 years ago in their native Taiwan. Ricky Tsai, son of the chef and also a partner, doesn’t want the restaurant’s name to be misunderstood. Aloha will not serve Hawaiian cuisine, but rather will draw on the state’s reputation as a melting pot of Asian cuisines. The style of food has become increasingly popular on the West Coast, he said. “You don’t see this in the Midwest. This is some-

thing we wanted to bring to the area,” said Tsai, whose wife, Sammi, will manage the restaurant. The menu focuses on a smattering of Hawaiian entrees, many of which use the restaurant’s three homemade barbecue sauces — katsu, teriyaki and Hawaiian barbecue — which offer their own sweet, distinctive tastes. Pork, chicken, shortribs and beef are marinated for 24 hours before being cooked to order. Other dishes, such as the shrimp and mahimahi, are deep-fried. The menu delves into several Asian cuisines: Japanese, Thai and Chinese, with several noodle dishes — soups included — and stir-fried entrees. A few salads and starters are part of the lineup, as well. For logistical reasons, they shied away from sushi but do offer spam musubi, a Hawaiian dish that riffs on Japanese nigiri, a firm square of grilled spam on top of rice and held in place by a band of nori. Tsai said he recognizes the competition from nearby restaurants such as CoCo’s Grill, Happy House, Nong’s Hunan Express and Mark Pi’s Express, so most prices at his restaurant are in the $6.25 to $7.95 range. Alcohol is not served. Aloha is open for lunch and dinner daily. For more information, call 614-298-9688.

www.ThisWeekNews.com/foodandwine First Draft columnist Michael Paull suggests trying the mellow IPA from Breckenridge Brewery. The brew is tart upfront and sweet and floral in the Michael Paull finish, he says.

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Sammi and Ricky Tsai are among a founding partnership that established the Aloha Hawaiian BBQ & Asian Bistro at 974 W. Fifth Ave.

The Goat tavern has opened at 5730 Silver Falls St., off Hayden Run Road in the Dublin area. It’s the third in central Ohio. At 8,000 square feet, it’s the biggest store yet, and offers two volleyball courts with access to a nearby pool. The place offers a standard tavern bill of fare, including burgers, pizzas, wings, salads, sandwiches and appetizers. The first Goat opened in 2003 in New Albany, followed by another location in Gahanna.

street to a bigger location. The nine-year-old bar now occupies a 2,700square-foot spot at 2096 W. Henderson Road. Owner Jason Eisenhauer said he completely rebuilt the interior of the space, which used to be a salon. He’s also in the process of building a patio. On a related note, the pub has introduced food service, although it’s limited because there is no hood system. The menu includes traditional tavern fare, such as subs, panini sandwiches, pizza and The UA Pub has moved just a hair down the wings.


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Outside Sales B2B Advertising experience a plus. Independent Contractor. 1st year 50k - 75k+ 2nd year 75k - 100k+ Car and computer needed. Call John: 800-905-4869 Send resumes: erica.young@rtui.com Pharmaceutical Sales Full-line wholesaler is look ing for energetic outgoing individuals to join our growing inside sales team. Successful candidates must be willing and able to make outbound business to business sales calls fo cusing on business devel opment. Candidate must be detail oriented, excel in customer service, organ ized, self-motivated and en joy a fast paced environ ment. Pharmaceutical sales background strongly preferred. Email resume to Capitalpharmasolutions@ yahoo.com or fax to 614-297-8224 Sales 84 LUMBER COMPANY MANAGER TRAINEES We are seeking careerminded individuals for our PATASKALA store who are looking for a career that includes customer service, hands-on work, growing sales, and management. College preferred. No construction knowledge necessary. Through our paid training, you will become an industry professional! We offer excellent benefits in a great work environment. Apply on our web page at: 84lumber.com/careers 84 Lumber Company is an equal employment oppor tunity & affirmative action employer. Drug Free Environment. SALES MORTON BUILDINGS, INC Seeking Outside Sales Consultant! BASE SALARY + COMMISSION! Full Benefits Package. Pre vious sales experience re quired. APPLY ONLINE TODAY: http:// jobs-mortonbuildings. icims.com/jobs/ SALES REP Local growing service co. $12/HR + comm. Prior sales or customer service exp. required. Computer & phone skills a must. In/outside sales. Res & comm. 614-801-0432. Sales Representative Store Fixtures A well established store fix tures manufacturer in Tor onto, Canada that services the retailers in North Ameri ca is actively seeking an experienced, driven "Out side Sales Professional" to join our Sales Team to generate "New Business within the US market". We are offering an attractive compensation package along with company bene fits. We are looking for an individual that is professio nal, has a minimum of 3 to 5 years sales experience, and has specific back ground experience in the industry. If you are interest ed in hearing more and have the criteria we are seeking, please email re sume in confidence to Raj Sharma, General Manager at rsharma@ royallaser.com or call 416-741-0660 Ext 234

Immediate Opening in MT. Vernon, OH Corporate Health Consultants - Employer Liaison WellnessWorks, a business development corporation, is seeking a highly motivat ed professional to act as a liaison between the local healthcare provider and area employers. Duties include: ± Marketing employee health & wellness pro grams and services to local employer ± Serving as a liaison be tween local healthcare pro viders & area employers ± Enrolling & implementing local employers into program ± Maintaining/growing client base ± Providing ongoing consultative services to employers ± Coordinating health promotion events ± Preparing reports and statistical data Candidates with a back ground in health promo tion, health science or well ness encouraged to apply. Account representative or sales experience helpful. Good computer skills, out going personality and abili ty to meet deadlines a must. WellnessWorks of fers a competitive salary & benefit package that in cludes Health/Dental/Rx ins, retirement plan with company match, generous time off plan, continuing HELP WANTED education, cell phone al RETAIL POSITIONS lowance, mileage, expense reimbursement & cafeteria SALES ASSOCIATE benefits. For more info, Children’s Shoe Store please go to Mature * Responsbile * www.wellnessworks.biz Friendly Qualified candidates, FT & PT available - $9/HR. please fax resume, Sales, general store maint, including salary require cashiering, light stockroom ments to 877-769-0320 resonsibilities. Send or email to: Jobs@ emailrequest for interview wellnessworks.biz with brief background EOE. or resume to ADVERTISING salesatjax@gmail.com SALES EXTENSIVE Overachievers Wanted BACKGROUND CHECK Potential $60,000 + Retirees encouraged Hardworking, selfto apply. motivated individual need HELP WANTED ed for Yellow Pages and in ternet advertising sales. COMPUTERS/ Must be people oriented INFORMATION with the drive to sell. Sales SERVICES exp pref. Haines Publish ing offers a competitive Desktop Support base salary, car allowance, bi-weekly sales bonuses, Reps directory bonuses & lucra Come Work For Us! Will be tive comm plan. taking inbound calls to asA full benefit pkg is of sist Customers with fered. hardware/software issues. Please submit resume to: Must have extensive knowlHaines Publishing edge of computer! Previ5300 E. Main St. Suite 204 ous exp req’d! 2nd shift Columbus, Ohio 43213, and weekends. Email reor email: sumes to Amy.Kelly@act1s hainespublishing@ taff.com prodigy.net or fax: 614-856-9412. ThisWeekNews.com

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HELP WANTED COMPUTERS/ INFORMATION SERVICES Help Desk Technician Part time position with an educational institute in Dublin, OH. Working hours Monday through Thursday 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM or Saturday and Sunday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. We want someone with excel lent computer skills, great people skills, the ability to multi task & work inde pendently. Primary respon sibilities include providing computer software and hardware support for local and off-site users. Need to have real world experience with all major versions of Windows. Ability to quickly learn new technologies. Must be able to work flexible schedules when needed. Send resumes & salary requirements to: School of PE, 545 Metro Place South, Suite 100, Dublin, OH 43017 or email to: jobs@schoolofpe.com. No phone calls. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Manifest Solutions Corp has multiple openings throughout Columbus, OH. QA/Testing Analyst req BS in Comp Sci, Business Admin, or Eng. Must have 24 mths exp in QA/ Test ing, Mercury, Test Director & Load Runner. Sr Consultant/Apps Devel opment req BS in Comp Sci, Business Admin, or Eng. Must have 60mo exp software app development within insurance/banking. Applicants must have au thorization for permanent employment in U.S. Must pass drug screen and crim background check. Please mail resume to: Edie Speelman, 2035 Riverside Dr Upper Arlington, OH 43221. PTC seeks a Solution Architect in Columbus, Ohio.**This work location is a home office. Any qualified U.S. worker will be permitted to work out of a home office within the same Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Leads professional technical implementation teams in analyzing requirements. Contributes to the design of PTC Solutions intended to address complex customer requirements. Participates in project scoping exercises to understand how customers conduct their business and to identify best approaches to implementing company’s proprietary software. Assigns project tasks, including installing and configuring software, customization, GUI development, testing, debugging, data migration, integration, and deployment. Provides direction on infrastructure and configuration requirements specifically for PTC products. Provides support to project team members and input into future software functionality, implementation methodology, and customization standards. Assists in development and delivery of on-site customer training. Reviews the team’s work product to ensure that it is accurate, consistent, and meets client requirements. Position requires 70% travel on short notice (domestic and foreign). Reqs a MS or equiv foreign education in MIS, Comp. Sc., Mechanical Eng., Electronic Eng. or a related field and 3 years of software development exp.; or in the alternative a BS and 5 years’ same exp. or an Associate’s degree and 7 years’ same exp. Also reqs demonstrated expertise leading professional techn. project teams in PLM and CAD environments; demonstrated expertise w/the Retail, Footwear & Apparel industry in New Product Introduction process and designing; demonstrated expertise providing coaching to other technical professionals; demonstrated expertise writing specifications, such as system description documents or use case documents to capture business process requirements; and demonstrated expertise with Java, Oracle, object-oriented analysis and design, and Rational Rose. Will accept candidates with a suitable combination of education, training and experience to satisfy the requirements. Salary: $99,000/yr. M-F, 9am - 5pm. Submit resume to Recruitment and Employment Office, PTC, Attn: Job Ref. #: PTC32885, P.O. Box 56625, Atlanta, GA 30303.

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Plant Maintenance Engineer The Plant Maintenance Engineer is a Classified Civil Service position that supervises skilled trade employees performing maintenance work on campus utility systems including pipelines, tunnels, boilers, chillers and all related equipment: coordinates and assigns work schedules to ensure effective use of personnel; sets individual employee goals and skill development plans; maintains shop standards and work rules; ensures work practices comply with safety standards and regulations; supports and develops plans for repairs and equipment outage work; coordinates or performs the selection and requisition of materials & supplies; delivers employee training; supports equipment records and work his tory; performs time keeping and tracking of hours by work orders and equipment; subject to 24 hour emergency call. For a complete position description and application instructions please visit www.jobs atosu.com and search by requisition number 357960. Application deadline: July 3, 2011. To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. EEO/AA employer.

HELP WANTED MEDICAL/DENTAL AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER Taylor Station Surgery Center is growing and looking for highly motivated, customeroriented individual for the following positions:

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Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio, Inc., a dynamic not-forprofit organization serv ing clients in multiple Counties, but primarily Knox and Licking County BHPCO is searching for an

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Outpatient Therapist to work in an intensive behavioral health pro gram for youth with se vere emotional disabili ties. The therapist will conduct assessments and develop individual ized plans that identify strengths of youth while teaching specific skills that are used to improve social/emotional/behavio ral functioning. The per son in this position will team with parents, provid ers, teachers, schools and the community serv ice providers to address the needs of youth en gaged in the program. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Partial Hospitaliza tion or Day Treatment program. A minimum of five (5) years experience working with youth with severe emotional and be havioral issues is re quired. Must have a Mas ters degree and either LISW, LPCC, LPC or LSW. Must be comforta ble working in an ex tremely dynamic environ ment, be able to make quick decisions and have good de-escalation skills. All positions require ba sic computer and typing skills. Please submit cover let ter and resume by Friday, June 29, 2011 to: Robin Lupher, Vice Presi dent Human Resources Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio, Inc. P.O. Box 4670 Newark, OH 43058-4670 recruitment@ bhcpartners.org

ENGAGE Healthcare Business Services provides billing services to physicians and we are looking for a billing specialists with at least one year of experience in physician billing. Send resume to HR-BS, 4619 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43220, or email employment@ engagehbs.com

Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center, Columbus OH is seeking talented RNs for the following positions: PATIENT SAFETY COORDINATOR: Provides expertise in patient safety practices for patient care, systems processes, improves outcomes on a clinic level. Assists the Infection Control Preventionist in identifying and reducing cross transmission of infection by identifying risks and implementing effective infection control measures. Prefer at least 2 years of patient safety experience and a Master’s Degree in Nursing or any related field. UTILIZATION REVIEW NURSE MANAGER: Provides administrative oversight of the UR Care Services to include: Appropriateness of hospital admissions, collaborating with discharge planners pertaining to discharge needs, collects, analyzes and interprets clinical information relating to reimbursement activities; Must have at least 2-3 years of UR/Discharge Planning experience. Prefer to have a Master’s Degree in Nursing or any related field.

HOME-BASED PRIMARY CARE Provides initial and ongoing assessment of patients to identifies Billing Analysts medical issues, care goals, Multi-specialty physician practice has several posi - and appropriate resources tions open in the billing de - necessa ry for care management in a home-based setting; collaborates with partment to handle all as patient and care providers in any and all pects of the billing and settings. Government vehicle provided follow-up including patient during visits; visits involve a 60-mile inquiries, scheduling, radius from VA Columbus facility. charge entry, insurance follow-up, payment post CHIEF SPD/NURSE ing, collections, etc. Famil MANAGER OF iarity w/ processing of sur STERILE, gery charges, including PROCESSING AND coding, charge entry, etc. DECONTAMINATION: Experience w/Athena Prac - Responsible for all aspects of SPD operations, direct supervisory of SPD staff, tice Management system a quality control program, plus. Must be dependable, supervises compliance with regulatory control able to multi-task and have standards. Prefer 2 years OR RN experience. excellent organizational, communication, and All of the positions are Full-Time and M-F follow-up skills. Please e8:00-4:30pm. NO HOLIDAY WORK! NO WEEKEND WORK! NO ON-CALL WORK! mail resume with salary history/requirements to: Send resumes to Nurse Recruiter by fax: hrmedoffice@aol.com 614.257.5291 or email: Rosalee.Rizo@va.gov BHPCO is an EOE/ADA compliant organization.

FT - PT & Contiengent position available. Monday through Friday, Days. No wkends or Holidays. Minimum of one-year recent relevant experience. Excellent benefit package, profit sharing and great working environment. Interested candidates can apply in person or mail/fax a resume with salary req. to: Taylor Station Surgery Center 275 Taylor Station Rd Columbus, OH 43213 Attn: Julie Bernard, Billing Analysts Director Multi-specialty physician Phone 614-751-4466 practice has several posi Fax: 614-751-4474 tions open in the billing de Email: partment to handle all as Jbernard@mchs.com pects of the billing and Classifieds sell follow-up including patient inquiries, scheduling, (local call) charge entry, insurance (740) 888-5003 follow-up, payment post ing, collections, etc. Famil iarity w/ processing of sur gery charges, including coding, charge entry, etc. Experience w/Athena Prac tice Management system a plus. Must be dependable, able to multi-task and have excellent organizational, Read the communication, and follow-up skills. Please email resume with salary history/requirements to: on ThisWeekNews.com hrmedoffice@aol.com and join ThisWeek arts,

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The Macintosh Company has been a leader in healthcare services in central Ohio since 1984. We provide individual, personcentered care for people with short and long-term healthcare needs, and we do it with uncompromising care and integrity. To learn more about The Macintosh Company, visit www .macintoshcompany.com We currently have an opening for Clinical Coordinator that will support our New Albany Gardens and Care Center.

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The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio is the only academic medical center in Central Ohio and ranked as one of "America’s Best Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report for 18 consecutive years. We have also been chosen, four years in a row, as one of Columbus’ Best Places to Work. We provide world-class opportunities to make a difference and improve people’s lives This Clinical Coordinator is through personalized responsible for promoting health care. and restoring patients health by developing day- The Ohio State University to-day management and Medical Center’s Nisonger long-term planning of the Center is seeking a qualipatient care area; directing fied Dental Assistant. Reand developing staff; sponsibilities: provide adcollaborating with physi- vanced chair side procecians and multidisciplinary dures in four handed denprofessional staffs; provid- tal treatment in a dental ing physical and psycho- program that serves adults logical support for patients, and children with developfriends and families. mental disabilities in the Nisonger Center Dental Qualifications: Program; performs chair * Registered Nurse side procedures; provides * Current licensure in the assistance to the dentist, State of Ohio dental residents and stu* Geriatric nursing dents; provides indirect pabackground tient treatment; maintains * Strong leadership skills inventory of supplies and * Excellent technical, materials; maintains equipassessment and ment; performs general documentation skills clerical and outreach * Excellent customer tasks. service,communication and interpersonal skills Requirements: 3 months * PC Literate experience (3 courses) in dental office practices and Apply to: procedures; 3 months exhr@ perience (3 courses) in macintoshcompany.com, dental operatory practices fax to 614-345-0531 and procedures; 3 months experience (3 courses) in Corporate Billing four-handed assisting techniques; 3 months experiSpecialist ence (3 courses) in inventory record-keeping; 3 Corporate office of a multi- months experience (300 state long-term care com - hrs. training) in care of pany has opening for a dental equipment; 1 month Corporate Billing Special - experiences (100 hrs. trainist. Ideal candidate will ing) in typing and/or operpossess 5+ years experi - ating word processing; or ence in HMO, Insurance, equivalent. Minimum 2 Medicare, Private Pay and years dental assistant exMedicaid billing and collec - perience desired. MUST tion for skilled nursing fa - PASS HEALTH STANDcilities. Knowledge of ARDS AND REQUIRE electronic claims submis - MENTS PRESCRIBED BY sion and HMO/Insurance LAW PRIOR TO APPOINTand Medicare screening el - MENT (e.g., hepatitis, vacigibility and verification. cination series, and TB Consolidated Billing and test). Positions performing Enteral Part Billing knowl - radiography must be regisedge and experience is a tered with the Ohio Dental plus. The candidate must Board as a Dental Assisbe detail oriented with the tant Radiographer. Qualiability to multi-task while fied candidates may be maintaining a high level of asked to complete a precustomer service. Bache - employment physical inlors Degree in Accounting cluding a drug screen and or Business Administration background check. preferred but not required and some overnight travel. We offer great pay, outWe offer an excellent sal - standing benefits, state reary and benefit package, tirement options, free OSU including 401(k), medical, tuition and access to the dental, life, vision and long cultural and sporting reand short-term disability. sources of one of the counPlease submit resume to try’s largest universities. Corporate Billing Specialist via fax 614-794-8826 or Qualified applicants should email Corpapply online at www.medic emp@laurelhealth.com. alcenter.osu.edu./jobs and Customer Service Health Care Solutions a leading regional respiratory company has an immediate opening for a Customer Service Representative in our Columbus center. Must be highly motivated, energetic, outgoing, and attentive. Phone skills that provide warm customer interactions a must. Maintain patient files, process doctor’s orders, manage computer data and filing. Growth opportunities are excellent. Drug-free workplace. EOE Please mail or fax your resume to: Health Care Solutions 4607 Northwest Parkway Hilliard, OH 43026 Fax: 614-529-0748

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The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, a progressive organization and one of the largest single-line insurance organizations in the world, is seeking a Medical Director. The position will be responsible for ensuring appropriate medical treatments and reimbursements related to workers’ compensation claims, appropriateness of care and quality of services, and providing state-of-the-art quality, cost-effective healthcare to injured workers. The selected candidate will also be responsible for vendor service requirements, standards and performance measures in addition to oversight of the Disability Evaluator Panel medical standards, credentialing and policies governing the panel. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated and documented experience in medical policy development and implementation, management and strategic planning, leadership and supervision, and skill in the operation of personal computer. Interested applicants should apply on-line at the State of Ohio Job Website: http://careers.ohio.gov/

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation PN 20068597 Human Resources - Personnel Department 30 W. Spring Street, 28th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215 This position is unclassified pursuant to ORC 124.11. A background check and urinalysis to test for illegal drug use is required prior to appointment. Equal Opportunity Employer


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ECHO/VASCULAR TECH Fast paced Cardiology practice seeking technologist with both echo & vascular exp. Must be RDCS and preferably RVT or at least eligible. Considering both full & part time candidates. Please forward resume to jskinner@ cardiologyinc.com

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED A CAREER IN SURGERY? JOIN THE TEAM AT MOUNT CARMEL. Committed to excellence, Our people make the difference. 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-the-art 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. Mount Carmel offers surgical services for a variety of diseases and complex conditions. With fully equipped operating rooms and up-to-date technologies, our hospitals and staffs can accommodate the most complex surgical procedures. We are offering exciting opportunities for career growth in Surgical Care Services.

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A growing career college is looking for a Hospital and Health Services Instructor. Must have 3 years experi ence in the medical field. Part time positions must be available on Saturdays.

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Dermatology Practice affiliated with the Ohio State University Medical Center has immediate openings for 1 FT or 2 PT Patient Services Associates at our main Dermatology office in Gahanna. Positions will perform check in/out, scheduling and medical records. Work schedule will require some travel to several satellite offices and rotating Saturdays. Experience with electronic medical records and dermatolo gy experience preferred. Excellent benefits including paid time off, health insurance and pension plan. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume with Ref # 6123 via e-mail to jobs_osuim@osumc.edu

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HYGIENIST FT. New grads welcome. Monday-Thurs. No eves or weekends. Call Vicky at 614-878-2273. Medical Assistant PT position, weekdays. Progressive Pain Manage ment practice looking for an MA with 2 yrs clinical exp., computer and EMR skills preferred, billing and coding exp. a plus. Good oral and written communi cator with attention to de tail a must. Resumes: ipsb usinessrep@gmail.com Medical Assistant Westerville office seeks FT MA with OBGYN exp. GXMO certification a plus. Serious candidates only. Resume to feimdobgyn@aol.com

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THERAPISTS MEDICAL BILLING Motivated medical biller Growing home care agen cy is searching for PTs, needed asap! Must have 2 PTAs, OTs, COTAs and yrs. exp. in medical billing, know ICD-9 codes, medi- SLPs to service the Colum cal terminology and be de- bus area. We pay $70/visit tail oriented. Proficiency in to PTs, OTs and SLPs and $40/visit to PTAs and MS Word and Excel reCOTAs. We make things quired. Call 841-2500 for simple so it’s easy to work details. for us and we also offer continuing education reim MEDICAL bursement, weekly pay, a OFFICE flexible schedule & health ins. Go to www.Healthcare SUPERVISOR Finders.com to complete a profile and Busy specialty practice has apply. a full time Office Supervi sor position. Seeking a HELP WANTED professional & dedicated FINANCIAL/BANKING individual. Position re quires good communica tion skills, ability to resolve ACCOUNTANT problems, be flexible, & Closely held company possess strong which oversees the opera leadership/supervisory tions of several large busi skills. Duties involve han ness lines, is seeking an dling of office personnel, experienced Accountant. work flow, operations, and The position involves fi working closely with pa nancial reporting and anal tients & doctors. Must ysis, internal controls, and have Medical Office Super - various tax compliance du visory experience. Prac ties and reports directly to tice offers competitive pay the President. The candi and excellent benefits. date must have a Bache Email resumes to tdavis@ lor’s degree in Accounting, ohiogastro.com, include with a minimum 10 years salary request. experience. Proficiency in Quicken software is re Ophthalmic quired; CPA and Timber Technician line software experience a Busy ophthalmology group plus. Compensation is looking for a motivated, commensurate with experi team-oriented technician. ence; broad package of in Ophthalmology experience surance benefits and desired, but not needed, 401(k). Email resume to we are willing to train the accountant@cjmahan.com right person with a medical EOE. background. Main office in downtown Columbus, but some local travel required. AP / AR Competitive salary and River Consulting, a leading benefits. Send resume to mid-major A/E, is seeking Nicole at: an: Accounts Payable/ nmm1007trg@yahoo.com Receivable Specialist OPTICIAN Responsibilities: Data entry Busy ophthalmology and coding of invoices and practice in Westerville is employee expense reports. looking for a PT optician. Maintain accounting/ ven Candidate should be dor files. Research vendor energetic and havegood invoice discrepancies; an people skills. Experience swer vendor calls; prepare preferred but will train right period end reports; obtain candidate. Fax resume & tax ID numbers from ven salary requirements: dors. Process client billing to 614 890 5629. and track consult-ant activi ty. Manage A/R aging list. Project entry creation and PHYSICIAN, PT maintenance in financial re For busy, downtown porting system. Please Columbus family practice. send resume and Email resume to: salary requirements to: Rnewma3@ resumes@ columbus.rr.com riverconsulting.com River Consulting is an Public Health EOE.

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RN Home Care Certified Cod er needed for Signature Health Services in the Co lumbus area. Experience with OASIS-C necessary, certification preferred. Weekday position, benefits and opportunity. Email re sume to: employment@sig naturehealth.org or fax to 330-666-8129. Only quali fied applicants will be considered.

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Automotive F&I Trainer & Business Development Manager Central Ohio’s leading pro vider of F&I products and training support is looking for: ± Motivated professional with extensive F&I exp. ± Self-starter that can man age an independent work schedule ± Respected by your peers and previous employers, with a reputation & referen ces that are above re proach We are: ± Business partners with over 100 Franchised Auto Dealer in Ohio. ± Top rated agency in Ohio with largest Insurers in the industry ± LoJack Distributor for Cols, OH ± AFIP Certified Trainer and Top Reseller of AFIP Certification ± Wholesale Distributor for all 3 major Credit Bureaus and Credit Software We offer: ± Incredible Pay and long term career with benefits and no over-night out of State travel. Email resume with at least 6business & at least 3 personalreferences to centralohiofinance@ gmail.com

COLLECTORS Need More Money? Want to Advance? This is a Ground Floor Op portunity with Uncapped Bonuses and Benefits. National Accounts This is not Probate Collections. EIS Collections, 2323 Lake Club Drive, Columbus OH 43232 Call Fred Turner at 614-322-2758 STAFF ACCOUNTANT Bodine Perry LLC, a regional CPA firm, has an immediate need for a staff accountant in our Co lumbus office. Responsi bilities incl. preparation of individual and corporate tax returns & assisting on client financial state ment prep. Recent ac counting graduates are encouraged to apply; how ever, 1-2 yrs of experience are ideal. Salary based on exp. Email resume & cover ltr to: HR@ BodinePerry.com

HELP WANTED GENERAL Administrator / Teacher FT.Associates and/or 24 mths exp. in a licensed child care program with 4 (CD) courses req’d. Exp. with piano, guitar, or voice training and musically in clined preferred. Please send resume to resumes@ kidztempo.com

CABLE TV Collection/ Disconnect Tech Need own truck/ van, will train 1st- 4 wks guaranteed $10/hr, Ability to use ladder, Work eves & Sat a must Benefits. Apply online: www.makotek.net Or call 614-308-0750

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CAREER FAIR OPEN HOUSE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011 WHEN: FROM 9A TO 6P WHERE: THE RESIDENCE AT CHRISTOPHER WREN 1390 CHRISTOPHER WREN DR. GAHANNA, OH 43230. STOP BY AND LEARN MORE ABOUT AS SOCIATED ESTATES & OUR CAREER OPPOR TUNITIES We are looking for individu als with experience for the following positions in Cols: ± Maintenance Techni cians (HVAC cert. pref) ± Maintenance Supervisors ± Leasing Consultants (sales or leasing exp) We offer a comprehensive benefitspackage, 401k, bo nus & growth / advancement opportunities If unable to attend, please send your resume to: resumes@associatedestat es.com EOE/drug & background screening Childcare/Preschool Reynoldsburg area, on bus line needs Teachers, Floaters & Subs. Retired teachers, nurses & other professionals encouraged to apply. Competitive pay & benefits. Send resume & cover letter to Director, PO BOX 547 Brice, OH 43109. CHILDCARE TEACHERS - F/T Privately owned day care / learning center seeking exp’d individuals who can provide quality learning in our Infant, Toddler & school-age classrooms Immediate need. Call 614-895-0055

Collector Probate collectors needed! East side of Columbus.1 yr. collection experience req.$12/hr + Commission + Benefits. Email resume to hober@innosourceinc.c om or call 614-775-1400.

Direct Care Staff Needed For People with Disabilities Direct care staff needed to work with children and adults with disabilities in a family home setting or supported living setting. Provide personal care, outings, specialized developmental activities, meal preparation, and transportation. Related experience or education desired, but not required. High school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, and reliable transportation required. Extensive training provided. Competitive wages and benefit. Part time openings. Fax a resume to (614) 471-6912 or apply at www.LIFE-INC.NET . EOE

Earn up to $200 weekly! Independent contractors needed to deliver the Columbus Dispatch in the Ashville and surrounding area. Requires early hours, ability to work independently and dedication. For more information, call 614-461-8585 or visit dispatch.com/delivery. Dependable transportation required. Education

ENGLISH FACULTY Zane State College is now accepting applications from qualified individuals for the full-time position of English Faculty. For position qualifications and application information, please see our website at www.zanestate.edu or contact Human Resources at 740-588-1285. EOE Family Services Worker - PT Central city Settlement House seeks dedicated in dividual who will work with, and advocate for, neigh borhood families (Approx. 20hrs per/wk). Responsi bilities incl: case mgmt, re ferrals / linkages, parent education and group work. Experience working in a community based setting a plus. College degree pre ferred, experience working with families in a social service position a must. Send cover letter & resume to: Central Community House, P.O. Box 7047, Columbus, OH 43205. EOE FLORAL DELIVERY Must have van or SUV, valid DL, insurance & be able to pass background check & drug test. Pay per stop. PT/FT. Franklin county. Call Carl 614-487-5703.

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As the largest state pension fund, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System serves more than 175,000 retirees and beneficiaries nationwide. Make a difference in the lives of those who have devoted their careers to Ohio. We currently seek a:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FINANCIAL REPORTING Candidate is responsible for the activities of the Financial Reporting department, including the Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis, and Financial Services units. Key financial functions include coordination and preparation of the retirement systems’ Annual Capital and Administrative Budgets, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Cost Effective Measurement Surveys, and Actuarial Valuation Schedules, as well as maintenance and implementation of financial accounting and reporting systems. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in business with accounting major; Masters of Business Administration preferred; CPA; minimum of 10 years experience in accounting field with 7 years experience in managing accounting and budgeting functions; familiarity with all GASB Statements and Pronouncements which are relevant to public pension systems; background in financial systems desired. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, please forward resumes and salary requirements to: jobs@opers.org. A full job description can be viewed at www.opers.org. OPERS is strongly committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE

Real Estate Lending Manager The Real Estate Lending Manager position is responsible for creating and delivering a full slate of high quality and competitive real estate loan products, ensuring that we meet and exceed all sales and revenue targets. This position is accountable for attaining origination, growth, revenue, retention and profitability goals, and for establishing and implementing marketing strategies relating to real estate lending. The Real Estate Lending Manager will also recruit, select, develop and retain staff to build a top notch, high performing team. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent experience (MBA a plus) and five to ten years of proven experience in mortgage lending by leading, managing, motivating and retaining a sales team and growing a business in different economic cycles while consistently achieving sales targets. Expert knowledge required on mortgage products, U.S. mortgage industry and Ohio laws and regulations, Fannie, Freddie and FHA and Calyx origination software. If you want to put your experience to work for a company that values people and the opportunity to enhance the lives of those we serve, please apply today by completing the online employment application on our Careers page at www.kemba.org. KEMBA offers competitive pay, an excellent benefits package, incentives and much more Pre-employment background check required. Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/V HELP WANTED GENERAL

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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 43215; email: hr@ncmhs.org or faxed to 614-298-2227 EOE

HUD Occupancy Specialist Section 8 HUD facility seeks exp’d, qualified oc cupancy specialist. Send resume/salary re quirements to osdaa@ sbcglobal.net or fax to 614-890-5534. INSURANCE AGENCY CSR, PT Downtown, free parking. EXP/LIC. REQUIRED. Personal lines. Email resume to: ndefusco@defuscoins.com

Leasing Consultant Candidates should enjoy working with the public, have excellent sales and customer service skills and be detail oriented. Prior leasing experience a plus. This full time position is lo cated at our beautiful Bel Air Court community in Co lumbus. Weekend work re quired. Excellent pay and benefits including renewal bonuses, apartment dis count after 90 days and va cation after 6 months. Resumes should be sub mitted to: Fax 317-580-3296 Email to hr@sextonproperties.com

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Required: • 1 year of sales & customer service experience • HS Diploma/GED • Must be able to work weekends/holidays • Call Center experience preferred. Full-Time, 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts open. Limited availability for 1st shift. Shifts are subject to change. Weekends required. Minimum starting pay is $11.00/hr. An E.O.E M/F/D/V

Mathematics Full-time Lecturer The Ohio State University Newark is seeking applications for a full-time Mathematics lecturer to begin autumn quarter 2011. Requirements: Master’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics required, Ph.D. preferred; significant and documented experience in college teaching required.

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Boonshoft School of Medicine, Department of Community Health Wright State University The Consumer Advocacy Model (CAM) Program is seeking a counselor to provide services to individuals in an outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment center located in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Viable candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Master’s preferred, and be licensed as a Social Worker or Professional Counselor, independent license preferred. Successful candidates will have a minimum of one year experience providing mental health and substance abuse treatment services. Experience with children, adolescents, and families are preferred. Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities also preferred. Responsibilities of this position include providing direct assessment and counseling services, developing and implementing individualized treatment plans, participating in Clinical Team meetings/supervision, and timely documentation of all clinical activities. Salary will be commensurate with licensure status. These are special contract positions. To apply, go to: http://jobs.wright.edu/po stings/3750 by July 6, 2011 for first consideration. An EO/AA employer.

Patrol Officer The City of Athens is now accepting applications for patrol officer, to establish an eligibility list. The starting pay is $20.33 per hour, plus shift differential and education incentives. Extensive testing process including physical abilities test, complete background investigation, post-offer medical, psychological and polygraph exams are required. Preference may be given to applicants who have a current OPOTA certification and/or college degree in police science, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, public administration or business administration. Excellent driving record is mandatory. Interested applicants may obtain an application packet at the Mayor’s Office, City Bldg., 8 E. Washington St., Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. General inquiries may be sent to the Personnel Director via e-mail: creagan@ci.athens.oh.u s. Completed applications must be received in the Mayor’s Office by 4;00 pm, Friday, July 15, 2011. The City reserves the right to recruit additional applicants if an insufficient number are received. The City of Athens encourages applications from women and minorities. EEO/ADA

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AY Manufacturing, Ltd., an automotive sunroof assembler, is searching for first and second shift Production Associates at our Westside Columbus Ohio facility. You must be able to stand 8 to 10 hour shifts, perform repetitive tasks (bending, lifting, twisting, pulling, reaching), and understand and comprehend written and verbal English work instructions. You are expected to work safely while providing quality work in a fast pace environment. You must have a high school diploma or GED and an excellent work and attendance record to be considered. No third party resumes or requests. Qualified candidates may send resume (Word Format), with salary expectations (must include for consideration) to: AY Manufacturing, Ltd. Attn: HR 5200 Crosswind Drive Columbus, OH 43228 Fax: 614-870-4005 E-mail: careers@aymfg.com EOE Research Station Man ager Western Agricultural Re search Station OSU-Ohio Agricultural Research and Develop ment Center (OARDC)seeks appli cants for manager of its Western Agricultural Re search Station located near S. Charleston in Clark County, Ohio. Responsible for man agement of agricultural operations to imple ment research pro grams of The OSU Col lege of Food, Agricultur al and Environmental Sciences. Qualifica tions: Bachelors de gree in crops science, soils or equivalent education/experience, college courses in ani mal science. Success ful completion of a background check. Salary based on experi ence. Full job descrip tion and application on line at www.jobs.osu.e du, search postings and enter Req #357637. Deadline is July 1, 2011 or until hired.To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applica tions from individuals with disabilities, minori ties, veterans & wom en. EEO/AA employer.

Security Officer Unarmed , FT, East Cols. 1st shift Fri., Sat., & Sun., 2nd shift Mon., and Tue.. Starting wage is $9.00 per hour. Paid training @ $7.50 per hour. Paid vaca tion and medical benefits available. Duties: work truck gate, inspect vehi cles, post data accurately, walking patrols. Must be at least 21 yrs., H.S. diplo ma or GED, able to pass drug screening, clean crim inal background, dependa ble and professional. Fax resume to 614-785-7067 or email: carol@bestguards.com

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Add is looking for a parttime Teacher’s Aide for its Dahlberg Learning Center. Hours are M-F 3 hours/day. Must be pas sionate about working with young children supported by Add. College degree preferred. High School diploma/GED required. Ex perience in a classroom setting required. Experi ence working with children with developmental disabil ities preferred. Please ap ply online at www.addohio. org

YARD JOCKEY Vitran Express, Inc. LTL reg. trucking has open ing for full time Yard Jockey. Start rate based on experience. F/T includes: ∂Blue Cross / Blue Shield medical benefits ∂Fully Paid life/long term disability ∂401(k) Paid holidays, vacations, and personal day. Applications accepted 6/27/11-7/1/11 7:00am6:00pm Apply in person to: Vitran Express, Inc. 5075 Krieger Ct. Columbus, OH 43228 E.O.E.

HELP WANTED WAREHOUSE/ MANUFACTURING FREIGHT HANDLERS PLS is looking for Freight Handlers at our ware house in Lockbourne, OH. May require heavy lifting. Good pay/benefits. Apply on line at www.plsunload.co m. Must pass criminal background check. Drug Free Workplace. EOE.

PRODUCTION PPG Industries has a fulltime opening for a Production employee at its Circleville Resins Manufac turing Plant. Candidates must be able to work rotating shifts and overtime. PPG Industries offers a starting salary of $13.50 per hour along with benefits. To apply, you must log on to

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Production! Sorting! Machinist! East side company looking for exp’d workers. Must have at least 1 yr. exp., ability to work overtime and w/e. Background check req’d. Great Pay! Call 759-4779 for details or visit 1555 Brice Rd. w/ 2 forms of ID M-F 9am – noon.

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HELP WANTED PROFESSIONAL/ MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATION COORDINATOR The Ohio School Boards Association is seeking a communication coordina tor whose primary respon sibilities include contribu ting to association publica tions and coordinating website content. The ideal candidate must have a strong background in writ ing and editing; creating and maintaining web pa ges; graphic design and photography. Candidates should have a degree in journalism, communica tion, public relations or re lated field with a minimum of 2 years of experience. Evening and weekend work along with travel re quired. Send resume, writing samples and sal ary expectations to: Communication Coordina tor Search, OSBA, 8050 N High St Ste 100, Columbus, OH 43235. Application deadline is July 8. Electronic applica tions will not be accepted. EOE

Construction Safety Officer General Contractor Safety Officer with a minimum 30 hour OSHA Certification, 5 years of experience, Safety Management Degree a plus. Please forward resume to: rccsafety06@yahoo.com

Dean of Public Safety Services Under the direct supervision of the Provost, provides academic unit leadership in support of learning and learner success. Specific duties are: Provides leadership and support to faculty and staff assigned to unit; Collaborates to develop, implement, and evaluate learning experiences; builds and nurtures relationships with other College units and the external community; Manages resources; and Maintains approval and accreditation of unit programs. Posting Requirements: Master’s degree in a field within the academic unit or in education (Degree must be from a regionally or nationally accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent as verified by a member of the national Association of Credential Evaluation Services Inc); A minimum of three years instructional experience including assessment of student academic achievement and program evaluation; Must exhibit strong leadership, interpersonal, communication, organizational, planning, team building, budgeting, administrative, and outcome, curriculum and course development skills; Must be proficient in Microsoft applications and have the ability to prioritize tasks; Must demonstrate success in public relations by having both internal and external partnerships; Knowledge of employee evaluation process, and hiring and employee orientation procedures; and Strongly prefer candidate with previous administrative experience. Send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Office, Hocking College, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, OH 45764. Deadline to apply is Monday, July 11, 2011, at 5:00 pm. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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State Auto seeks Predictive Modelers in Columbus, Ohio to develop and main tain ratemaking and under writing models for personal and business insurance products. Design and test data sources and validate the effectiveness of pro posed models through sample statistical tests. Es timate rate impacts of pro posed pricing and under writing models. Work with business units to access product proposals, rate schedules and profitability. Communicate results in non-technical jargon to var ious business units and levels of management with in the company. Requires Master’s degree in Actuari al Science, Statistics, Math ematics, Finance, Econ or related field and 3 yrs of experience in data model ing. Alt: Ph.D. in one of the noted fields of study. Knowledge in advanced quantitative analysis con cepts that includes ad vanced statistical analysis, multivariate analysis and linear regression analysis as evidenced by graduate coursework or experience. Drug screening required. Send resume to Mark Sulli van, 518 E. Broad St. Co lumbus, OH 43215

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Immediate full-time opening for Administrative Assistant. Applicants must have strong organizational skills and be able to work unsupervised. Job duties include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting visitors, maintaining files, assisting sales staff with proposal preparation and assisting other departments as needed. Some experience in a construction environment is a plus. Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are a must. Send Resume to 1740commerce@gmail.com

Operations Administrator MaGrann Associates is looking for a responsible person for administrative duties in our Columbus of fice. The Operations Ad ministrator is responsible for data entry, reporting, scheduling and support of events, and responding to telephone and other inqui ries, among other duties. Strong computer and com munication skills a must. Full time, salaried position. Send cover letter and re sume to: careers@magran n.com RECEPTIONIST Local ad agency near Worthington is looking for a FT friendly/out-going receptionist. Duties include answering multi-line phone system, greeting guests, data input and other various clerical duties as needed. Hours are from 8:30 to 5:30. Full benefits package included. Please email resume to lomery@netwalk.com or fax to 614-888-5933.

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Weight classes adjusted for next season By FRANK DiRENNA ThisWeek Community Newspapers Some area high school wrestling coaches aren’t pleased with the new guidelines for weight classes but realize their teams will need to adapt. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) approved the changes during its meeting April 46 in Indianapolis. Tim Stried, director of information services for the Ohio High School Athletic Association, said the changes will

be in effect for the coming season. It is the first significant change in weight classes in 23 years. The lowest weight class, 103 pounds, is being increased to 106, which resulted in new weights in 10 of the 14 classes. The new weight classes are 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220 and 285. Only 145, 152, 160 and 285 remain unchanged. The previous weight classes were 103, 112, 119, 125, 130, 135, 140, 145, 152, 160, 171, 189, 215 and 285.

“The NFHS has been studying the weight classes in wrestling for several years to determine which weight classes are most appropriate for today’s student-athletes across the country that will result in fewer classes going unfilled,” Stried said. “These new weight classes are the result of countless hours of data analysis by the NFHS, and Ohio will certainly comply with the new weight classes. Like anything, it will take some time for our member schools to be comfortable with the changes, but we can all appreciate that the NFHS is trying

to do the right thing for kids.” Westerville North coach David Grant is concerned that the increase in the lowest weight to 106 will adversely affect lighter competitors. Grant said his 103-pounder last season, Santino DiSabato, weighed between 85 and 90 pounds, but now is moving closer to 106 in preparation for next season. “I don’t like the weight class changes because it hurts the kids that are little,” Grant said. “I have Santino DiSabato, who had a hard time making 103. Now

they take it to 106, so it hurts the younger kids, the freshmen. You’re going to have a lot of kids not able to be competitive at that weight. They’re too young, too little.” Hilliard Davidson coach Dominic DiSabato, Santino’s uncle, is not in favor of the shift in weight classes. “For our program, I’m not a big fan of it,” he said. “We’ll try to get every weight class filled and then wrestle. It will hurt us in duals. Hopefully, we have See WRESTLING, page C2

Club Soccer

Two OP teams advance to semis By AARON BLANKENSHIP ThisWeek Community Newspapers

Only two of the nine central Ohio boys and girls soccer teams competing in the Midwest Regional Cup, held June 25-29 in Fox Cities, Wis., won their fourteam pool to advance to a semifinal. Four of seven local squads reached a semifinal in 2009 and three of eight area teams made Tourney it to a semifinal coverage, last year. pgs. C4-C5 However, Crew Juniors Under-19 boys coach Brian Bliss said the decrease in central Ohio pool-play winners probably was because of bad luck and not a lack of talent or effort. Bliss led the Crew Juniors U19 boys squad to regional and national titles last year. This year’s Crew Juniors U-19 boys team, which didn’t retain any of last year’s players, went 1-0-2 to finish second in its pool. “There’s some luck involved in being able to win this tournament, and in our case, it ended up being the bad luck of getting a tough draw,” Bliss said. “This team has as much or more talent than we had last year, but we drew into a tougher group where every game was tough. If we would have drawn into a different group we may have gone on to win this again, but we had to spend a ton of energy in the three games we played here and we didn’t even make it out of our pool. The (blind draw for pool play) is one of the biggest reasons you rarely see a club win this tournament two or three years in a row.” The one local club that did fare well this year was the Ohio Premier Eagles, which advanced two of its four representatives to semifinals. The Ohio Premier Eagles’four girls teams combined to go 10-2 in pool play. Its U-13 squad went 3-0 to win its pool and its U-16 team advanced on a tiebreaker by beating Eclipse Select of Illinois 1-0 on penalty kicks. In semifinals played June 28, the U-13 team played Eclipse Select and the U-16 team played KCFC Force from Kansas. The finals were held June 29. Regional champions in the U14 through U-19 age groups advanced to the U.S. Youth Soccer Association National Championships on July 27-31 in Phoenix. The Ohio Premier Eagles’ U18 and U-19 teams each went 21 to finish second in their pools. Ohio Premier Eagles U-13 coach Kevin Dougherty was surprised to see his squad outscore its pool play opponents 12-1. “It’s pretty unusual to win three games here the way we did because all the teams competing here are very good,” Dougherty said. “The way our U-16 team made it is more typical of this kind of tournament because there isn’t much separating most teams from a win or loss here.” All five local boys teams fell short of advancing. The Crew Ju-

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Worthington Post 239’s Thomas Zigo (right) is congratulated by Jacob Semerar after scoring a run June 15 against Westerville (Central) Post 171.

Legion Baseball

Post 239 again eyes state tourney By BRAD EMERINE ThisWeek Community Newspapers

The quest for the Worthington Post 239 baseball team every summer is to reach the American Legion state tournament. However, it’s the road there that is the enjoyable part for coach Jim Townsend. “Helping the kids reach their goals and watching their progression is the fun part,” Townsend said. “There are always frustrations, but how you deal with them and the approach to correcting mistakes is the key. When you see them working on what you’re trying to fix and you see them suc-

ceed, it becomes very worthwhile.” Post 239 went 2-2 at state last season. It finished 30-6 overall and 15-1 in District 12 play. “Our goal is always to reach state and it’s been that way since back in the 1970s when I was (playing),” Townsend said. “We’ll be extremely disappointed if we don’t advance to state again this season.” Post 239 was 14-6 entering this week, after going 2-1 in pool play in the Dick Kuehn Wood Bat Classic in Cincinnati. Post 239 was one of the top four seeds in the championship round, but rain June 26 canceled the finals.

The lone loss for Post 239 in the tournament was 5-0 to Pickerington Post 283 on June 24, but victories over Elkhart, Ind. (8-0) and Pekin, Ill. (5-2) gave it the fourth seed in the 12-team tournament. “Our pitching and defense has been carrying us,” Townsend said. “We’ve got good depth on the mound with four guys who can go deep into games and a couple of others who we’re hoping we’ll get back at full strength as we go on.” The top four pitchers are 2011 high school graduates Alio Gasbarro and Cody Strayer of Worthington Kilbourne, Blake Adkins of Thomas Worthington and Sean

Hoy of Watterson. Andy Bean, a 2010 Upper Arlington graduate and an Ohio University walk-on, was injured last summer with Post 239 and just began pitching again after having elbow surgery. Sam Bohon, a 2010 Thomas graduate who plays for the University of Evansville, is an injured left-handed pitcher who likely won’t return this summer. Others in college on the roster are Sam Adams, a Thomas graduate who plays catcher and outfield, and Thomas Zigo, a Dublin Coffman product who plays outSee LEGION, page C2

Wood-Bat Baseball

Gahanna squad edges Cobras in U-16 final By FRANK DiRENNA ThisWeek Community Newspapers

Area fans were treated to some old-school baseball on June 2226. The fourth annual Worthington/Phoenix Wood Bat Tournament was held at eight fields in central Ohio, with the championship games played at Worthington Kilbourne High School on June 26. Fifty teams competed in the Under-16 and U-18 divisions, an increase from 40 entries last year and eight in the tournament’s first year in 2008. Proceeds from the tournament benefited the Kilbourne baseball program. Tournament director Travis Cox began the event four years ago, looking to give players and fans a different perspective of the game. “A lot of the coaches grew up playing in the wood-bat era, so they’re trying to get their kids to see what it was like to play like that when they were kids,” Cox said. “It definitely changes the atmosphere of the game. Pitchers learn to throw strikes a lot more because they know kids are going See SOCCER, page C6 to struggle hitting with the wood

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Thomas Worthington’s John Highley holds the ball as Teays Valley’s Jake Betts is called out during a game of the Worthington/Phoenix Wood Bat Tournament.

bat. You see a lot more small ball, bunts, hit and run. The games are 2-1, 3-2.” The tournament kicked off with a college showcase event on June 22 at Kilbourne. Seventy players participated in the event, which allowed them to display their skills

to the college coaches in attendance. The Gahanna American Legion Post 797A team defeated the Columbus Cobras 3-2 in the U16 championship game. Post 797A improved to 15-4. Pitcher Alec Touhy, who will

be a junior at Gahanna, pitched a complete game. He allowed six hits, struck out eight and walked one. Post 797A broke a scoreless tie with three runs in the fourth inning. The key hit was Alex Delp’s two-run single. Touhy drew a

bases-loaded walk to score Christian Chiero with the third run against starting and losing pitcher Cody Seagraves. The Cobras, comprised of players entering their sophomore year, closed to within 3-2 with single runs in the fourth and fifth innings. Alec McCurry led off the fourth with a double and scored on Jarrett Peters’ single. Andrew Chacey singled with two outs in the fifth and scored on Kyle Casserly’s single. Touhy retired the side in order in the seventh. “This is big,” Touhy said. “This team has played together since (the players were) 14 and 15 (years old). We’ve come so close and we’ve actually never got it done, so this is a big deal.” After losing to the Grove City Titans 7-5 on June 23, Post 797A bounced back to win its final four games to finish the tournament with a 5-1 record. “I’m very proud of the boys,” Post 797A coach Mark Cararo said. “They worked awfully hard to come back. I just can’t say enough about them. The demeanor of the boys was still positive. They See TOURNEY, page C2


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Tennis

Columbus team wins Ohio Valley Davis Cup on June 18-19 in Charleston, W.Va. “It was kind of nice to have all that talent on the same team,” said Stephen, who also is coach of the Thomas Worthington boys team. “Most of the time these kids are competing against each other in tournaments, so they all knew each other. But it was a little different situation because now they were competing with each other. Everyone got along so well.” The Columbus team went 3-0 in the tournament. It defeated Cincinnati Gold

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Tyler Stephen, who recently was named coach of the Dublin Jerome High School girls tennis team, will enter his new job this fall with a fresh perspective of the sport in central Ohio. Stephen and Worthington Kilbourne boys tennis coach Steve Metzmaier guided an 11-player team of some of the area’s top boys and girls tennis players to a firstplace finish in the Ohio Valley Davis Cup

6-4 and Dayton 9-1 on June 18 to place first in the top division, and it also defeated Cincinnati Silver 9-1 on June 19. Each match consisted of 10 courts — two boys singles matches, two girls singles matches, two boys doubles matches, two girls doubles matches and two mixed doubles matches. The boys roster featured Watterson’s Aaron Casares, Jerome’s Kent Seitz, Gahanna’s Canyon Teague and Upper Arlington’s Eric Vannatta and Nate Wallace. The girls players were Lauren

WRESTLING Continued from page C1 a couple bigger kids coming out for the team next year and it won’t hurt us as bad as it could have in the past. We just have to have our wrestlers wrestle the best they can. The other schools are in the same position we are.” Marysville coach Shawn Andrews said his program will adapt to the new guidelines, and he believes the changes actually might help his team next season. Andrews said he expects the lower weights to be a strength of his program. “Looking at it selfishly for a year or two, it helps Marysville specifically because it’s where we have more guys than less guys, but in the broad scope of wrestling, it seems a little odd that they took away a weight class from some of the weight classes that are most

knew what they needed to do and they knew they had to win out to have a chance to make it to Sunday. Our goal is always to make it to Sunday.” The Cobras, who began play Memorial Day weekend, fell to 30-5.

competitive and then added some at the top,”Andrews said. “It helps some kids from football or some kids who are concerned about losing too much weight between 171 and 189.” According to the NFHS, the last major change in weight classes occurred in 1988, when the lowest class was increased from 98 to 103. The only other changes since then were in 2002, when the number of classes went from 13 to 14 and the 215-pound weight class became mandatory, and in 2006, when the 275-pound class was increased to 285. The NFHS also adopted a rule change involving the figure four hold around the head, which now is illegal. Previously, the figure four was illegal around the body or both legs. “I like the new rule, it will work out,” Grant said. “The figure four

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“We’re 15-year-olds playing in a 16-year-old tournament,” Cobras coach Tim Peters said. “We had great pitching and the kids did well. It came down to a onerun ballgame. I don’t think anyone expected us to be here this weekend.” The Ohio Yankees of Akron dominated opponents in winning

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is unfair. It’s a pretty big advantage to have that locked up like that. I don’t like the figure four. ... Two legs against the neck is usually not a good idea.” In another change, the boundary line now is considered inbounds. Previously, a wrestler was out of bounds if he or she was touching any part of the line, which is two inches wide. “I like expanding the mat a little bit and having the line inbounds instead of out of bounds,” coach DiSabato said. “I’m just curious how it’s going to be called because of the size of the gyms. The mats are closer together, but you award the aggressor as much as you can and that tends to help out if the line is inbounds rather than out of bounds.”

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Continued from page C1 field and infield. Both attend Ohio University. Townsend is pleased with his catchers, Collin Finn of Thomas and Brandon Randolph of Kilbourne. Both are 2011 graduates. “Both were two-year starters in high school and both are good receivers who know their pitchers pretty well,” Townsend said. “They’re solid catchers and are doing a good job handling the pitchers.” Also from Thomas are 2011 graduates Jacob Semerar (IF), David Lykens (1B/P) and Matt Zuccaro (INF/P) and seniors Kirby Boehm (C/1B), Wes Lindenmuth (P) and Ben Miller (P/INF). Others from Kilbourne include graduates Dan Eurich (OF) and Will Meador (INF) as well as senior Brian Hanks (INF). Also on the roster is Nick Kernan (OF), a 2011 Watterson grad-

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uate. Lykens will attend John Carroll University, Meador is headed to Case Western Reserve, Gasbarro will play for Baldwin-Wallace, Eurich will attend Ohio State and both Finn and Adkins will play for Ohio Wesleyan. “We have six guys who played with us last year when we went to state, but right now we’re not hitting the ball as well as we should be,” Townsend said. “Our situa-

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Mad River champions

Starburst champions The Crew Juniors U-13 girls team won the Gold Division of the Starburst Soccer Spectacular, going 4-0 and outscoring opponents 23-0. Team members are (first row, from left) Kiana Khorrami, Aisha Suhaiba, Marissa Weiner, Samantha Damante, Margaret Link, Jessica Marielli, Stephanie Burzynski; (second row, from left) Madelyn Snyder, Kelsey Thompson, Maddie Hamilton, Jessica Schweickart, Carlee Murry, Kim Orndoff, Rachel Kronk, Erin Wesolowski and coach Travis Morrow.

The Delaware Fillies 12U fast-pitch softball team won the championship of the Mad River Classic Tournament held June 3-5 in West Liberty. Team members are (first row) Mackenzie Knodell; (second row, from left) Kaily Schuette, Blossom Truel, Kelsey Knodell, Logan Hatcher, Sarah Rose; (third row, from left) coach Mel Rose, coach Shane Morstadt, Jessica Coletta, Caylin Morstadt, Breann Lobdell, Julia Kimmel, Ashley Wilhelm, coach Kris Knodell and coach Dan Lobdell. Not pictued: Hannah McNeilly.

Baseball

Buckeye Elite event to attract more than 200 teams By FRANK DiRENNA ThisWeek Community Newspapers

About 210 teams from 15 states and Canada are scheduled to play in the eighth annual Buckeye Elite Showcase Tournament that will be held Wednesday, July 6, through July 10 in central Ohio. The tournament is divided into four divisions: Under-14, U-15, U-16 and U-18. More than 40 area high school and college fields will play host to games, said Jeff Dutiel, the chief financial officer for the tournament. The event begins with a skills showcase on July 6 at Dublin Coffman, where athletes will test their abilities in front of college coaches and pro scouts. Worthington-based Big League Baseball School will conduct the invitation-only event. “Our biggest thing is to get the kids looks for colleges,” Dutiel said. The competition also will feature a Buckeye Elite Night on July 8 at Huntington Park. Before the Columbus Clippers’ game against the Toledo Mud Hens, the teams in the tournament will parade onto the field and players will participate in on-

field contests. Players also will have a chance to be honorary bat boys and throw out the first pitch. In tournament play, each division will be divided into pools: 20 four-team pools in U-18, 16 four-team pools in U-16, 14 threeteam pools in U-15 and four fiveteam pools in U-14. In U-18, the winner of each pool will advance to gold championship single-elimination play, leading up to the gold champi-

onship game on July 10 at Huntington Park. The second-place team in each pool will compete in silver championship play, with the final to be played at Olentangy High School on July 10. In U-16, the gold championship game will be at Huntington Park and the silver championship game will be at Dublin Coffman on July 10. In U-15, the gold and silver championship games will be at Dublin Jerome on July 10. In U-14, the gold and

silver championship games will be at Don Edwards Park in Newark on July 9. Each team that does not qualify for gold or silver championship play will compete in a consolation game on July 9. The Ohio Elite baseball program is expected to field teams in the U-14, U-15 and U-18 divisions. Dublin Jerome coach Chris Huesman will guide his U-17 team in the U-18 division.

“The Under-17 is the most critical time for a high school player in summer ball because that’s where all the college coaches are,” Huesman said. “All the college coaches are recruiting for their 2012 class and this is the most important time for these kids, so you want to take them to all the showcases or tournaments that will have the most exposure, and Buckeye Elite is one of those.” The Columbus Cobras baseball program will enter teams in

the U-14 and U-18 divisions. Harry Huskey will coach the U18 team, which won the tournament in 2009. “The caliber of this tournament is really good,” Huskey said. “There are teams from all over the Midwest. We use this tournament to see where we’re at before we head off to the World Series.” fdirenna@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

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U-18 boys settle for 2nd in pool play By AARON BLANKENSHIP ThisWeek Community Newspapers

The Team Ohio F.C. Blast Under-18 boys soccer team found itself with a shortened bench in the Midwest Regional Cup in Fox Cities, Wis., after defender Angelo Pagani and midfielder Drew Pang were injured in the first game. Despite the loss of those starters, Team Ohio Blast managed to go 1-0-1 in its first two pool-play games, tying CUP Crew Juniors from Cincinnati at 2 on June 25 and beating the Michigan Wolves 3-0 on June 26. However, it couldn’t overcome the ejection of starting defender Max Rohda less than 20 minutes into its final game of pool play June 27 and lost to the KCFC Rangers from Kansas 1-0. The KCFC Rangers won their four-team pool with a 3-0 record and nine points to advance to a semifinal June 28, while Team Ohio Blast finished second (11-1, 4). “That was a nightmare because we had a player sent off the field for a penalty that didn’t happen,” coach Steve Dawson said. “We had three players collide and the referee gave (Rohda) a red card out of it. They got a penalty shot on that play, too, and our goalkeeper (A.J. Fleak) made a great save to keep us in the game. Our team dealt with the situation the best they could and Colton Bloecher had a couple of great opportunities where he could have scored, as did Frazier Fernandes. But it was tough to play with 10 men because it was warm and it was our third game in three days. Our players grew tired as the game wore on and we finally gave up a goal with about 20 minutes left.” Jesus Villarroel and Bloecher each scored goals to help Team Ohio Blast rally from a 2-0 deficit to tie CUP Crew Juniors. The following day, Bloecher, Villarroel and Fernandes scored as Team Ohio Blast defeated the Michigan Wolves. “We had some injuries, but we played well overall and came one win away from making it past group play,” Dawson said. •The Team Ohio Green U17 boys team went 0-1-2 to finish third in its pool with two points behind Grand Rapids (Mich.) Crew Juniors (3-0, 9) and Elm Grove (Wis.) Premier (1-1-1, 4).

Team Ohio Green opened June 25 by tying Shattuck-St. Mary’s from Minnesota at 1, as Ray Gans scored the tying goal on a penalty kick with 20 minutes remaining. The next day, Team Ohio Green battled Elm Grove Premier to a scoreless tie behind goalkeeper A.J. Tresoline. “It’s frustrating because we played better than both those teams and should have beaten them, but we didn’t finish our chances,” defender A.G. Basiakos said. “We played great defense, but we didn’t score enough to win.” On June 27, Team Ohio Green lost to the Grand Rapids Crew Juniors 4-2 despite goals from Ryan Magee and Trevin Pitroff. The Grand Rapids Crew Juniors, who are ranked first in the U.S. Region 2 club soccer rankings, outscored their first two opponents 11-0. “We were the first team to score against Grand Rapids and By Patrick Ferron/ThisWeek we were down only 3-2 late in Sage Gardner of the Ohio Crew Juniors U-19 team chases down the ball on June 25 during a game against St. Croix, Minn. The the game,” forward Sam Darsquad finished second in pool play and failed to advance to a semifinal. ling said. “We were just a little bit off the mark with our shots in this tournament.” •The Team Ohio F.C. Juventus U-16 boys team went 1-2 to finish third in its pool with three points behind the By AARON BLANKENSHIP from Minnesota at 1. Lemont (Ill.) Raiders (3-0, 9) ThisWeek Community Newspapers Agyapong scored the tying and WAZA West Black from goal off a free kick from 20 yards Michigan (2-1, 6). When Matt Walker scored off with 20 minutes remaining, and Team Ohio Juventus opened an assist from Kofi Agyapong to goalkeeper Andrian McAdams June 25 with a 4-2 loss to the give the Crew Juniors Under-19 had five saves. Lemont Raiders despite goals boys soccer team the lead over “We didn’t play very well at from Alex Polko and Rylee the Des Moines (Iowa) Menace all, because they outshot and Woods. with four minutes remaining in outplayed us,” Bliss said. “We The following day, Team its final game of pool play in the could have been down two or Ohio Juventus lost to WAZA Midwest Regional Cup on June three goals because they had West Black 3-0. 27, coach Brian Bliss was con- shots that hit the crossbar and a Team Ohio Juventus ended fident his squad had secured a post. Even our goal was lucky, its season on a positive note win. because it deflected off one of But with 30 seconds left, the their guys, changed direction June 27, beating KCFC UnitMenace tied the game at 1 to and went in.” ed from Kansas 1-0 as Polko eliminate the Crew Juniors from The Crew Juniors bounced scored. the tournament in Fox Cities, Wis. back June 26 to defeat the ChicaThe Lemont Raiders are The Crew Juniors went 1-0-2 go Fire Juniors 3-2. ranked first in the U.S. Region in pool play and finished second Tyler Ranalli scored late in the 2 club soccer rankings ahead in their four-team pool with five first half to tie the game at 1. of WAZA West Black (14th) points behind the Chicago Fire Walker scored off a rebound and KCFC United (21st). Juniors (2-1, 6). to give the Crew Juniors a 2-1 “We were in the group of “We played our best game of lead with 35 minutes left, but the death, but we played very well,” the tournament and we had a lot Chicago Fire Juniors tied the Dawson said. “We actually had of chances, but we just couldn’t game on a penalty kick 20 minthe better of play in the first score until very late in the game,” utes later. half against Lemont, but we said Bliss, who guided the Crew With 10 minutes left, Alex made a couple of mistakes. We Juniors U-19 boys to regional and Obbey scored the winning goal lost to WAZA by three goals, national titles a year ago. “When on a shot from 15 yards that he but the score isn’t indicative of we did score, I didn’t think we’d volleyed just under the crossbar. how well we played. We had as give up a goal because we had “Chicago is historically one of much of the play as they did. limited their chances the entire the better teams in our regional, It was nice to finish with a win game. But they had an athletic but we played very well to beat over a good team on the last forward who scored a good goal them,” Bliss said. “We were much day.” with 30 seconds left and it real- more focused in this game.” By Patrick Ferron/ThisWeek ly cost us.” ablankenship@thisweeknews.com The Crew Juniors’ Eriq Zavaleta sends the ball upfield during the The Crew Juniors opened pool ablankenship@thisweeknews.com game against against St. Croix, Minn. www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com play June 25 by tying St. Croix www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

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2011 Midwest Regional Cup

Classics Eagles

Missed chances haunt U-13 boys team By AARON BLANKENSHIP ThisWeek Community Newspapers

Even though the Classics Eagles Under-13 boys soccer team had squandered several scoring chances against the Wichita (Kan.) Lightning in its Midwest Regional Cup opener June 25, coach Mike Lentz felt comfortable with a late one-goal lead because his squad was dominating possession. However, those missed opportunities came back to haunt the Classics Eagles. A Lightning player drew a foul 19 yards from the team’s goal with under a minute

left and scored on a free kick to tie the game at 1. That tie proved costly to the Classics Eagles in the tournament in Fox Cities, Wis. They lost to Vardar from Michigan 4-0 the following day and eventually finished third in their four-team pool with a 1-1-1 record and four points behind Cleveland Pacesetter (2-1, 6) and Vardar (2-1, 6). Out of the Classics Eagles’pool, only Cleveland Pacesetter advanced to a regional semifinal June 28. Cleveland Pacesetter finished first on a tiebreaker because it had beaten Vardar.

Nick Teutsch beat three defenders en route to scoring on a low, hard shot just inside the far post to put the Classics Eagles ahead 1-0 in the first half against the Lightning. Will Bolton almost made it 2-0 with 20 minutes left, but his shot hit the left post. “We had total ball control and we only gave up one shot on goal each half, so I felt pretty comfortable in the way we were playing even after we missed out on all of those chances to score a second goal,” Lentz said. “But we got called for a foul and gave up that late goal, and

it took away our momentum and confidence. Had we won that game, I’d like to think we’d have played much better against Vardar. Knowing we had to beat Vardar to have a chance to win our pool, we pushed forward a little more than usual, which left us more vulnerable defensively. And we just didn’t match Vardar’s intensity.” The Classics Eagles concluded pool play June 27 with a 2-0 victory over Cleveland Pacesetter. A.J. Smith scored what would become the winner 12 minutes into the game from 25 yards out.

In the second half, Teutsch scored off an assist from Jake Harr and goalkeeper A.J. Smith made a diving save to his left to preserve the shutout. “That was the best we’ve played all spring,” Lentz said. “We dismantled them in every category, especially when it came to shots on goal and time of possession. It was nice to beat our group winner. We finished a great spring run with a commanding performance.” ablankenship@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

Ohio Premier

Eagles advance two girls squads to semis By BRAD EMERINE ThisWeek Community Newspapers

The Ohio Premier Eagles advanced two of four girls soccer teams to Midwest Regional Cup semifinals after pool play concluded June 27 in Fox Cities, Wis. Ohio Premier went 10-2 overall in pool play. The Under-13 and U-16 squads both went 3-0 in pool play and played in semifinals June 28. The regional winners in the U-14 through U-19 age groups, which were determined June 29, advanced to the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships in Phoenix on July 27-31. The Eagles U-13 team played Eclipse Select of Illinois in its semifinal. Eclipse is a familiar opponent for Ohio Premier. “Unfortunately, our semifinal is the one that everyone says should be the final, but in a blind draw, this happens,” coach Kevin Dougherty said. “We’re friends with the Eclipse and know a lot about them. They have a huge organization that draws from a large area. We’ve played all five of their 13U club teams, but then they combine their best players for the tournaments. They have many very special players.” The Eagles defeated Carmel (Ind.) United SC Elite 3-1 to open pool play. They then beat Greater Toledo FC 5-0 and advanced to a semifinal by beating Centennial (Minn.) 4-0. Against Carmel, Kristen McFarland scored twice and Alivia Milesky also scored. Sam Grim made four saves but allowed a late goal. She then earned the shutout against Toledo, as McFarland scored and assisted on goals by Madison Moroi and Aubrei Corder. Milesky and Bailey Williams also scored. Against Centennial, Moroi had two goals. Corder and McFarland also scored and Grim and Parker Myers were rarely challenged in net. “We scored three goals in the first nine minutes and just began moving girls around, having some fun, working on some things and just trying not to get anyone injured,” Dougherty said. •The U-16 team had to get past Eclipse Select in pool play to advance, and the Eagles did that in dramatic fashion in the finale to move on to a semifinal against KC Force on June 28. The Eagles beat Eclipse Select on the 10th penalty kick after neither team had scored entering the penalty kicks sessions. Both teams scored on two of five penalty kicks to force the extra one-kick rounds, where they matched each other’s efforts until Bailey Wilson converted in the 10th round after Eagles goalkeeper Anna Rosa James-Buhigas had stopped Eclipse’s 10th kick. James-Buhigas made five saves in the penalty kicks phase. “She was unbelievable and came up with huge saves when we needed them,” said coach Chris King, whose team outscored its opponents 10-0 in pool play. “Usually, you tell the keeper to get one save in (penalty kicks) and we’ll win it. She had

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Emily Byorth of the Eagles U-16 team (left) heads upfield against the Kansas City Fusion.

saves on five of 10 penalty kicks and they were off frame with another. She was just outstanding.” The Eagles won their first two games 7-0 against KC Fusion and 3-0 against Michigan Football Club to put themselves into a points tie with Eclipse before their showdown. “The maximum goal-differential in tiebreakers here is four per game, so both us and Eclipse had seven total points entering (the June 27 pool finale),” said King, who also guided the Eagles’ U-18 team to the regional tournament. “We knew going into it that there had to be a winner and that it could go to penalty kicks. One team was going to the semifinal and the other was going home.” Two years ago, the clubs played in the U-16 regional championship and the Eclipse won in a shootout to send the Eagles home. Against the Fusion, the Eagles used three goals from Lindsay Agnew and one apiece from Nicole Hopkins, Alexis Milesky, Hannah O’Shaughnessy and Brooke Maletic. O’Shaughnessy, Milesky and Agnew scored against Michigan Football Club. The defense was strong in front of James-Buhigas, who made just five total saves in the first two pool games. •The U-19 team went 2-1 in pool play and did not advance. The Eagles opened by beating Dynamo of Indiana 5-1 before losing to defending regional champion Eclipse (Ill.) 3-0 and beating Bloomfield (Mich.) 5-1 in the finale. Against Dynamo, Sarah Gross scored twice. Also scoring were Nadja Kolliesuah, Ellie Gavin and

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Lindsay Agnew (left) of the Ohio Premier Eagles U-16 team scores a goal June 25 during a 7-0 win over the Kansas City Fusion during pool play. The team competed in a semifinal June 28.

Casey Barrett. Shannon Flowers made three saves. Against Eclipse, the teams played a scoreless first half. The Eagles trailed 1-0 with about 10 minutes left when they changed their strategy to try to apply more offensive pressure. “The first half was evenly contested, but we should’ve scored first and led at half,” coach Matt Ogden said. “We needed at least a draw, so it didn’t matter if the final was 1-nil or 3-nil. We had 13 players and they wore us down in the second half. But if we score first, we can play a little different style and try to preserve the lead and get a positive result.” The Eagles got goals from Barrett, Gross, Andrea Hulls and Amber Kern in the finale, as well as an own-goal from Bloomfield. “We had nothing to play for, so we made it a farewell game for these girls who have played together for a long time,” Ogden said. “Flowers marshaled the box pretty well, but we controlled tempo and possession throughout after we fell behind 10. We definitely feel that we are a team worthy of advancing, but it wasn’t meant to be. If we played Eclipse on a different day, things might have been different. But we made mistakes and that’s soccer.

We came back and played hearts-out and that was fantastic.” •The U-18 team went 2-1 in pool play and did not advance. The Eagles lost their opener 3-1 to KCFC Intensity. They beat Eden Prairie (Minn.) 2-1 and then won 5-2 over Dakota Alliance Black of South Dakota. King was disappointed by the opening loss, but credited the Intensity. “That’s the best team we’ve played in the last two seasons,” King said. “We were down 2-1 and gave ourselves a couple good chances to even it up. But we were unable to do that and we started pressing and got caught forward. We exposed ourselves and they got the extra goal.” Ashley Gruenbaum scored for Ohio Premier. The Eagles trailed Eden Prairie 1-0 after allowing a goal just before halftime. But Jesse Sabers tied it and Michela Paradiso scored the winner with around 11 minutes remaining. Goalie Abbey Smith preserved the win from there. bemerine@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

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Women’s Basketball

Area players shine for Hidden Gems By JARROD ULREY ThisWeek Community Newspapers

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Tapre Young could have several options in terms of her basketball career if things continue in the direction they’ve been going this summer. Now in her third season as a captain on the Columbus Hidden Gems semi-professional team, the 2004 Dublin Scioto High School graduate is one of the top outside shooters in the Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League. At 5-foot-11, Young averages more than 15 points and has been shooting better than 50 percent from 3-point range. That combination could make her an attractive possibility for overseas teams looking for players for their seasons, which begin in the fall. “I haven’t played anywhere overseas, but hopefully I will after this season,”Young said. “I really wouldn’t mind playing in Spain, France or anywhere in Europe. I’d even consider Australia. Any time you can get paid for what you do, it’s a good thing.” If Young is unable to land a professional contract, she has an offer to serve as an assistant coach for the Talladega (Ala.) College women’s team. After graduating from Scioto, Young played two seasons for Muskingum and two seasons for Salem International, a Division II school in Salem, W.Va. She then served one season as a student-assistant coach and graduated from Talladega College. Young, who celebrated her 25th birthday June 26, is one of seven players on the Hidden Gems who are central Ohio natives. “(The Women’s Blue Chip

Below are members of the Columbus Hidden Gems women’s basketball team with area ties: Name High school College Janicia Anderson Africentric Wilberforce Ashleigh Brown Delaware Miami University Sherrie Griffin Mifflin Central State Tina Huff Walnut Ridge Alcorn State Ebony Pegues Brookhaven Massachusetts *Lorrie Poindexter Beechcroft Central State *Tapre Young Dublin Scioto Salem International *Co-captains

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League) is good competition, especially when you get to nationals,” Young said. “I like the fact that you get an opportunity to play and it gives you the opportunity to get looked at overseas. It’s a chance to showcase your talents.” After getting off to a 2-0 start, the Hidden Gems were 3-4 after losing to the Cleveland Crush 8474 on June 25. On Saturday, July 2, Columbus will play host to the OaklandMacomb Run from Oakland, Mich., in a Northeast Division game. The Hidden Gems lost to the Run 87-67 on June 5 but won a rematch 97-85 on June 12. The Hidden Gems play their home games at Lazelle Woods Recreation Center in north Columbus near Worthington. The roles of Young and co-captain Lorrie Poindexter, a 2003 Beechcroft graduate in her second year playing for Columbus, are more extensive than a year ago when former Ohio State player Brandie Hoskins and former Bowling Green player Niki McCoy were among the key players. Jeannie Saunders, who also was a captain a year ago, has been out with an injury but could return in July. Saunders and 2006 Delaware graduate Ashleigh Brown, who has played limited minutes with

the Hidden Gems this season because of other commitments, recently signed extensions to play for a team in Sweden in the fall. Jamika Banks, a Fort Wayne, Ind., native who also was expected to play for Columbus, currently is playing in Australia. Catherine Cain, a Dayton native, has been averaging 19 points and 12 rebounds. Jessica Slack, a Thornville Sheridan graduate, averages 13 points. The other central Ohio natives on the Hidden Gems are 1999 Brookhaven graduate Ebony Pegues, 2001 Mifflin graduate Sherrie Griffin, 2006 Africentric graduate Janicia Anderson and 2003 Walnut Ridge graduate Tina Huff. Columbus has three games remaining in the regular season before competing in the regional tournament in late July in Flint, Mich. The national tournament will be held Aug. 6-7 in Atlanta. Poindexter will begin her third season this winter as the girls basketball coach at Walnut Ridge. “I think everything is going OK,” said Poindexter, who is averaging 14 points and five assists. “We’re a whole new team really and we’ve just got to work together better. We’re better than the teams that have beaten us. We

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Tina Huff (left) of the Columbus Hidden Gems shoots over Oakland-Macomb’s Ashley McClarren during a recent WBCBL game. Huff, a Walnut Ridge graduate, is one of seven area players on the roster for the Hidden Gems.

don’t have any superstars this year. Our team has a whole lot of heart and we just have to keep our team chemistry. By the time we get to Atlanta, we’ll be fine.” julrey@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

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Continued from page C1 niors U-19 and Team Ohio F.C. Blast U-18 (1-1-1 in pool play) each finished second in their pools, and the Classics Eagles U-13 (11-1), Team Ohio F.C. Green U17 (0-1-2) and Team Ohio F.C. Juventus U-16 (1-2) each placed third. Classics Eagles U-13 coach Mike Lentz said most teams were just a couple favorable bounces or calls away from winning an extra game or two to advance. “There’s a lot of parity at this level,” Lentz said. “Looking at our bracket, three of the four teams could have come out on top on any given weekend.” ablankenship@thisweeknews.com www.ThisWeekSPORTS.com

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