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EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS AWARDS

Posted by bclark@cpmedia.com on November 18, 2016

This year, the Chamber is excited to announce the GACC Excellence in Business Awards will take place in May to coincide with National Small Business Week.  The awards will recognize businesses demonstrating outstanding performance, innovation, a lasting impact on our community and exhibiting overall excellence in the marketplace.  Winners will be recognized at the May […]

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GACC MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Posted by bclark@cpmedia.com on November 18, 2016

Did your company recently expand, relocate, launch a new product, a new service, merge, get bought out, or make any other change you want your fellow GACC members to know about? Then send us your press release and any other type of news that’s going on at your business. Just send it to info@gahannaareachamber.com with the […]

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EMPOWERING WOMEN BREAKFAST

Posted by bclark@cpmedia.com on April 25, 2016

FEBRUARY 23.  7:30 – 9:00 a.m.  Inspiring Stores.  Poignant stories of challenge and success, and encouraging words of advice will be the result of this Empowering Women breakfast on Thursday, February 23rd. The breakfast program will be held from 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at the Siegel Center /Mount Carmel East Hospital located at 5975 E. Broad […]

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BUSINESS MATTERS WORKSHOP

Posted by bclark@cpmedia.com on April 25, 2016

November 9th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Topic:  “How the New Overtime Law will Affect YOU”.  More details to follow in the GACC Updates eblasts.

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Grand Re-Opening: RE/MAX Town Center

Posted by bclark@cpmedia.com on April 25, 2016

RE/MAX Town Center is relocating! They’ll still be at Easton, but in a new space. Friday, May 6 at 12 PM – 6 PM. 4215 Worth Avenue, Suite 230, Columbus, OH 43219

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Rapid Roundtable: A Power Hour of Life-Changing Information

Posted by Becky Whittington on February 29, 2016

Empowering Women Breakfast Rapid Roundtable:  A Power Hour of Life-Changing Information March 24, 2016 • 7:30 – 9:00 AM Presented by: Mount Carmel Health System This powerfully informative meeting will address relevant topics pertaining to working women juggling busy personal and professional lives. The topics include: Business Development Women’s Health Marketing, Strategic Planning, and Branding […]

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Breakfast: A New Day in Gahanna!

Posted by Becky Whittington on February 29, 2016

March 10 Breakfast Meeting with Mayor Tom Kneeland 7:30 – 9:30 AM, Creekside Conference & Event Center We invite you to participate in the “A New Day in Gahanna!” breakfast on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Creekside Conference & Event Center. Representatives from City Council, School Board, City Planning & Development, CIC, Gahanna Convention […]

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2016 Annual Chamber Luncheon

Posted by Becky Whittington on January 11, 2016

Join us Thursday, January 21 as we address the “State of the Chamber,” presented by Betty Collins, Board Chairwoman. Also on the program will be the presentation of our 2015 Business Awards, Installation of our 2016 Board of Directors, and keynote speaker, Cathy Lyttle, Worthington Industries. Click here for details and registration.

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Holiday Breakfast Keynote Speaker: Jeff Logan

Posted by Becky Whittington on January 11, 2016

Highlights of our Holiday Lights program included a special tribute to Mayor Stinchcomb for 14 years of leadership and service to the Gahanna community, and recognition of Rick Conover, who concludes his second 3-year term on our Board as Vice Chair of Operations.  Click here to see the presentation on GahannaTV of keynote speaker Jeff […]

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Understanding & Owning Your Power, Presented by Yvette McGee Brown, Oct 22, 7:30-9:00am at Mount Carmel Siegel Center – 6001 E Broad St.

Posted by leslee@gahannaareachamber.com on October 1, 2015

“Understanding and owning your power” Too many of us place limits on ourselves, consciously or unconsciously. We think “I can’t do that” or “I don’t have the right connections to make this happen.” The reality is we all have the power to create the future we want. It’s hard; it requires focus, networking, discipline and […]

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Mayoral Debate – Candidates Meet & Greet – Thursday, Oct 15, 7-8:30 PM, GLHS Auditorium sponsored by Benchmark Bank

Posted by leslee@gahannaareachamber.com on October 1, 2015

The Gahanna Area Chamber in partnership with Benchmark Bank will be hosting a Mayoral Debate & Candidates Meet and Greet on Thursday, October 15th in the auditorium of Gahanna Lincoln High School. The event will go from 7-8:30pm and include both Mayoral Candidates and those running for election to Gahanna City Council and Gahanna-Jefferson Schools […]

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Membership Luncheon: 9/10/15 11:30am to 1:00pm Jefferson Co. Club

Posted by leslee@gahannaareachamber.com on August 28, 2015

The City of Gahanna is taking an aggressive approach in shaping its economic future. The City partnered with industry experts to create a plan that will direct its economic development efforts for the next five years. The plan provides thoughtprovoking insights into Gahanna residents, businesses and its local economy. The results will give each listener […]

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Breakfast Meeting: Igniting Sales Team Performance

Posted by Becky Whittington on March 6, 2015

Presented by: Ken Di Bella, CEO, SuccessImperatives, LLC Do you continue to wrestle with an under-performing sales team and can’t seem to find a solution? You’re not alone! Join us on March 12th at the new member breakfast to learn a new approach guaranteed to increase revenue & profits while solving the challenges permanently. Click […]

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2015 Business Networking Expo

Posted by Becky Whittington on March 6, 2015

Expand your network and generate new business leads at the Business Networking Expo on April 30 at Jefferson Country Club. Register early – sold out last year! Click here for information or to register.  

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State of the City Business Address

Posted by Becky Whittington on February 23, 2015

See highlights of our State of the City Business Address, presented by Gahanna Mayor Becky Stinchcomb. Click here.

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Keynote Speaker: Cameron Mitchell

Posted by Becky Whittington on January 23, 2015

Cameron Mitchell, President and Founder of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, was the keynote speaker at the Chamber’s 2015 Annual Meeting.  Click here to view the video of his presentation on GahannaTV.

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2014 Holiday Breakfast guest speaker Lillian Zarzar

Posted by Becky Whittington on December 16, 2014

Thank you Lillian Zarzar for presenting “Gratitude Relieves Stress” at our December 11 Holiday Breakfast.  If you were not able to attend, or you wish to review her information, please click here to watch part of her presentation.  Click here to visit GahannaTV.

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2015-2016 Membership Directory & Business Resource Guide

Posted by Becky Whittington on November 6, 2014

The combination of high advertising value and same affordable rates as the 2013-2014 publication creates a marketing piece that will give your business years of exposure and returns! It’s not too late to reserve your ad! The full-color magazine size guide features two free listings for all members, community and business resource information, demographics and […]

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Gahanna Holiday Lights Parade & Celebration

Posted by Becky Whittington on November 3, 2014

The Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau today unveiled a new way to celebrate a classic tradition with the formal announcement of the 2014 Gahanna Holiday Lights Parade & Celebration.

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Taste of Gahanna adds new eateries, casino games

Posted by Becky Whittington on November 3, 2014

Central Ohio residents could hit the jackpot by sampling signature foods from 30 area restaurants and playing games of chance during the Taste of Gahanna — Casino Night.

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Family Health & Fitness Expo

Posted by Becky Whittington on August 13, 2014

The Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA, Gahanna Area Chamber of Commerce and the Wellness Collective are partnering to host a family health and fitness expo at the Gahanna YMCA, 555 YMCA Place, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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2012 Large and Small Business Awards

Posted by Becky Whittington on December 20, 2012

The Chamber is taking nominations for its 2012 Large and Small Business Awards, to be presented at our January 10 State of the Chamber Lunch.

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Streamline Your Hiring Process for Free

Posted by Becky Whittington on November 12, 2012

The Chamber is proud to introduce the first VERIFIED job board that is job-seeker driven and founded right here in Central Ohio! This innovative platform is powered by New Hire Facts in partnership with 104.9 The River and the Gahanna Area Chamber of Commerce.

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15th Annual Taste of Gahanna – Record Breaking Year!

Posted by Becky Whittington on November 12, 2012

With the close of the largest and most successful “Taste of Gahanna” yet, organizers want to thank everyone that helped to make this event a record breaking year!

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2013-2014 Membership Directory & Business Resource Guide

Posted by Becky Whittington on November 12, 2012

The Chamber is excited to announce the start of ad sales for the 2013-2014 Membership Directory & Business Resource Guide, which provides 2 years of business exposure with 3,500 copies. We’ve brought the project in-house and discounted advertising rates by a saving of 20-25%.

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Successful Business Growth: August Luncheon Review

Posted by Becky Whittington on October 10, 2012

It was unanimous. Successful business growth involves a servant-approach, concurred all three panelists for the August membership luncheon: Ron Stokes (President/CEO of Three Leaf Productions), Jerry Guy (President/CEO of Kemba Financial Credit Union), and Emanuel Torres (Economic Development Manager, City of Gahanna Planning& Development Dept.).

The discussion, facilitated by Erin O’Donnell (Owner of Step Beyond), explored the strategies these three organizations have implemented to help them increase revenue, penetrate new markets, improve employee performance, and grow their brand.

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Renier Construction’s Project Executive Joins CRLC

Posted by Becky Whittington on October 10, 2012

William (Bill) Heifner, president of Renier Construction announced that William R. Plesich, project executive for Renier Construction has become a new member of the Columbus Region Logistics Council (CRLC). The CRLC is an initiative of the Columbus Chamber and industry-led group that serves as a catalyst for the growth in the region’s logistics capability.

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Telhio Credit Union Awards $1,000 Scholarship

Posted by Becky Whittington on October 10, 2012

Telhio Credit Union today announced that Suneil Kamath was awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year. Suneil won the top scholarship award presented by the credit union, which awarded two additional scholarships valued at $500 each.

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Local Entrepreneur Finalist for “Shark Tank”

Posted by Administrator on May 25, 2012

The founder of Gahanna-based start-up When I Grow Up – which offers a fun and inspirational clothing line for all ages from newborn to adults – is awaiting a call from the producers of the ABC reality series Shark Tank to see if she has been chosen to appear on the show.

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New owner in store for Creekside

Posted by Becky Whittington on February 22, 2012

City and business leaders are about to welcome Strathmore Development Co., a Michigan-based company poised to become the new Creekside owner about a year after it went into foreclosure.

Court-appointed receiver Ohio Equities LLC filed a motion in Franklin County Common Pleas Court last week, recommending that the court approve the $10.5-million sale of the three-building, 360,000-square-foot project to the East Lansing-based Strathmore.

The pending sale, requiring court approval, would give Strathmore ownership of three buildings on the site.

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