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Food Pantry Seeks Conversation Partners

Learn about culture and life experiences through the New Albany Food Pantry’s Conversation Partners, a program that matches English speaking volunteers with English Language Learners (ELL) from the pantry community. In addition to assisting new residents to become linguistically self-sufficient, the program offers the opportunity for a new friendship among …

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Submit Your Nomination for Chamber Spotlight by 11/5

There is still time to nominate an individual or organization for the New Albany Chamber’s Community Spirit Spotlight that shines a light on the everyday heroes around us who have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact on our community. From nonprofits and companies to teachers, healthcare workers, …

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Community Development Survey Seeks Business Insights

With greater limitations on its ability to meet in person with area businesses due to COVID-19, the New Albany Community Development Department is reaching out to New Albany-based companies about the impact of COVID-19 on their operations and to determine how the city can better meet their needs. The feedback …

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COTA, Via Partner to Offer OnDemand Transit

A new full-time, on-demand transit service, COTA//Plus Bus On-Demand, is the first of its kind in the country and serves as a model for other cities seeking to update public transit services in response to COVID-19. The service is available in northeast Columbus, New Albany and Gahanna, where riders formerly …

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Township Fire Chief Earns Service Award

Congratulations to Plain Township Fire Chief Jack Rupp who received the Distinguished Service Award from the State Fire Marshal’s Ohio Fire Service Hall of Fame in recognition for his 50 years of “making a difference to improve fire service.” Rupp, who began his career more than 29 years ago, was …

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Homeside Financial, Feazel Ranked Among Fast 50

Two recent additions to the New Albany International Business Park have made Business First’s 2020 Fast 50 list of the fastest-growing companies in central Ohio. Feazel, a residential and commercial roofing, windows and exterior home improvement company, ranked 16th with an average annual growth rate of 47.18 percent …

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Chamber Graduates 2020 Leadership New Albany Class

Twelve local existing and emerging leaders recently completed Leadership New Albany, a leadership development program offered by the New Albany Chamber to increase participants’ knowledge of New Albany’s past and present while gaining a better understanding of the local business, economic, civic and government landscape. Local leaders share business insights …

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Buckeye Interactive’s Minns Selected for Impact Academy

Buckeye Interactive web designer Nathan Minns has been selected to participate in Columbus Young Professionals Club’s Columbus Impact Academy. The academy is a four-month impact and leadership initiative that offers fall and spring classes for emerging leaders and high potential professionals. Participants meet virtually every other week to focus on …

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Sign Up for County’s Emergency Notifications

Tornadoes. Cyber-Threats. Invasive Species. Terrorist Incidents. Floods. Sign up for Franklin County’s Alert Emergency Notification System to receive mass notifications and warnings about emergencies in our community through text messaging. Registrants can customize the types of notifications they want to receive. REGISTER NOW.

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New Albany Distributes Jobs Ohio PPE Safety Kits

The New Albany Community Development Department is providing JobsOhio PPE Safety Toolkits to help ensure that small businesses are equipped to stay protected and operate safely during the pandemic. PPE Safety Toolkits include 100 3-ply masks, 10 NK-95 masks and a 24-ounce bottle of hand sanitizer. Businesses with under 100 …

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ATG Exclusive Distributor of Copperline Masks in U.S

ATG Business Travel Management has been named the official U.S. distributor of Copperline masks which feature a patented copper nano-technology to provide extra protection against viruses. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has registered copper as an antimicrobial metal that inhibits infections such as Escherichia coli, in-hospital infections, pneumococcus and allergies. …

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Motor Enclave Brings Luxury Garages to City

Motor Enclave, a Michigan-based developer of high-end, luxury garages for storing and displaying vehicles, is a step closer to building 165 garages that will be housed in ten buildings on 20 acres north of SR-161, south of Smith’s Mill Road and west of Kitzmiller Road after New Albany City Council …

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Lower, EMH&T Named Top Workplaces for 2020

New Albany area companies continue to demonstrate their commitment to creating a positive, employee-centric workplace. Lower, an online, direct mortgage lender ranked among the top ten in the nation for customer satisfaction, and EM&&T, a land development and public works engineering firm, were listed among Columbus CEO magazine’s 2020 Top …

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Giant Eagle Transforms into Market District

With the addition of 30,000 square feet, the Giant Eagle on New Albany Road West has transformed into the Pittsburgh-based chain’s latest Market District store. The conversion includes an expanded produce section with a wider selection of fruits, vegetables and organic items. The prepared foods section gets a makeover with …

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Healthy New Albany Offers Fresh Air Programming

Proving that healthy living doesn’t stop during a pandemic, Healthy New Albany is extending its Fresh Air Programming and outdoor classes through October, including Urban Zen, Yoga in the Park, Mindful Nature Walks, the Walking Club and Studio 55+. The socially-distanced programs take place in natural, scenic settings, including Rose …

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