NOTES May ‘09
Board of Directors Social
Kurt Harden, Chairman
Mike Emmelhainz, Chair-Elect
The Boeing Company
by Cheri Hottinger
Tom Cummiskey, Treasurer
Park National Bank As I write this, I have just returned home from the last
session of a three-part class of Social Networking 101 at C-TEC. Last fall I at-
Kelly Wallace, Past-Chair tended a client visit with Journal Communications, producer of our Images of
Licking County magazine, where they piqued my interest in social networking,
Fred Paul telling me that the average age on Facebook was somewhere between 35 and
Customer Care 42. When I returned from that trip, I began my search for an instructor who could
Todd Harrold teach our members (and me) how to use social networking in their businesses.
Centratech I was referred to Angela Siefer with Shiny Door on LinkedIn and hooked her up
Mark Walters with C-TEC to teach Social Networking 101 and 201 classes.
If you did not attend, you really missed a lot of good information about LinkedIn, Facebook
Bart Weiler and Twitter. Our instructor went over the basics of LinkedIn and how to expand your net-
Weiler Financial Services
work. The Chamber has four groups on LinkedIn: Licking County Chamber, Community
Larry Kretzmann Capitalism, Community Leadership of Licking County and Workenomics. Not all of them
First Federal Savings are active, which gives me some homework to do. I do believe that having a presence on
Steve Layman LinkedIn is important. Keep in mind, that all of these sites are FREE, so you are only out
NAI Ohio Equities your time. By using LinkedIn, you will be able to promote your business and events, expand
Robert Erhard your network and read and submit questions, news articles and business information. You
Morrow & Erhard Co., L.P.A. can ﬁnd my personal proﬁle at www.linkedin.com/in/cherihottinger.
Thaddeus Claggett We then covered the foundation of Facebook. I have to be honest, until tonight, I was under
Claggett & Sons, Inc.
the impression that Facebook is mostly for personal use, but I was wrong. We covered the
Jeff James subject of having “pages” on Facebook for business use. In addition to my personal proﬁle, I
Horizon Beneﬁts Services have started to create a page for the Chamber that I hope to launch in a few weeks.
Robertson Construction And then there’s Twitter. I am still somewhat confused by Twitter, but am trying to ﬁnd good
uses for it. Angela said she has had great success with her company on Twitter, so I think
Coldwell Banker/King Thompson there is value in using it; I’m just not at that level yet. Angela explained that Twitter is like at-
tending a party or social gathering and going in and out of conversations.
Screen Machine Industries Bottom line is that you need to be involved in the online promotion of your company and
Vince Brown its services or products. It is the wave of the future. In today’s world, if you don’t have a
Owens Corning Science and website, or have one that has outdated information on it, you could be driving potential cus-
Technology Center tomers to your competitors. It is time for you to venture out and see how your company can
Mike Morris utilize these sites. You may be shocked to ﬁnd out that they really aren’t that hard or scary
Midland Theatre to use and will make you wonder why it took so long to try them. I am certainly not an expert
Kim Lust in this ﬁeld, but would be happy to talk with you about this exciting topic. Just give me a call
State Farm at 740.345.9757 ext. 5.
sponsored by Park National Bank
and Owens Tech
Chamber Stats ServiceMaster Facility
for April 2009 Services by George and
Owens Science and Tech-
-The Chamber website saw
nology, LLC announced
nearly 7,300 hits for the month; 1,000
they have achieved the
more than last month.
GS-42 certiﬁcation for their
-Website users searched for 684 cleaning services. Both Pictured: Eric Mathis, Facilities, Owens; Todd George, Presi-
members over the course of the ServiceMaster and Owens dent, ServiceMaster Facility Services by George and John
month. associates worked closely Hillenbrand, Chief Innovations Ofﬁcer, Owens accept award.
with Green Seal, a
-The Chamber answered more than respected environmental leadership ecolable to attain this certiﬁcation. The
1000 calls and aided 108 walk-in achievement certiﬁes that they meet the environmental standard for green
clients last month. cleaning by completing a rigorous audit of their cleaning. The “green clean-
ing” involves using the proprietary and patent pending Capture and Removal
-The banner ads received 200 hits. Cleaning(R) system, a highly effective environmentally friendly cleaning
system which reduces toxins and improves indoor air quality, contributing to
-14 companies took advantage of a heal their workplace. ServiceMaster owner, Todd George says this certi-
advertising on the website with a ﬁcation is ultimately important because of the “health beneﬁts for our em-
banner ad. If you are interested ployees, our customers and future generations.” He explains that all of their
in getting more exposure for your Green For(R) cleaning products are free of surfactants and wetting agents
business, call Jennifer McDonald, and contain no ingredients that are considered corrosive, alkaline or acidic.
345-9757, ext. 2. For more information, log onto www.4servicemaster.com/oh/3936.
Family Industry examples of exciting career possibili- leader in aerospace manufacturing.
ties right here in central Ohio. Who You’ll see how the center uses 21st
knows, one of these visits might spark Century technology to create virtual
a lifelong interest for your child. 3-D models of products still in the
The Works is The cost of each tour is $5 per person.
offering a great Children must be age 12 or above. Thursday, July 16
lineup of Family Participants must wear closed-toe 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Industry Tours this shoes to be admitted into the factory. American Electric Power, Conesville
year. You and The Works will provide bus transporta- Take a fascinating trip to the Cones-
your family are tion from the museum to the indus- ville Power Plant near Coshocton to
encouraged to try destination and back. Seating is see how electricity is generated.
attend these limited and pre-registration is required.
fascinating tours of manufacturing To sign-up, stop by the museum or call Thursday, August 6
companies in partnership with the The Works at 740-349-9277. 9:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Licking County Chamber of Com- Contour Forming
merce. Each tour offers a rare oppor- Tour Schedule Get a ﬁrsthand look at how Contour
tunity for families and children age 12 Forming shapes sheet metal using
or older to take a behind-the-scenes Thursday, June 18 a process called Hydroforming. The
look at a local industry. 9:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. company makes metal products for
Boeing Virtual Manufacturing Center aerospace, automotive and commer-
The goal of these tours is to offer Visit the high-tech world of Virtual cial applications.
youngsters a chance to see real-world Manufacturing at Boeing, a world
action NOTES May ‘09
Innovative Technology Solutions Nick’s Village Pizza, Inc.
Mr. Bryan Gibson, Acct. Manager Ms. Sandy Kerchner, President
535 Meadowland Drive, Newark 62 S. Main Street, Utica
(740) 349-4543 (740) 892-4468
Computer Solutions, LLC
Noah’s Ark Creative Care
Jeremiah’s Automotive Svs., LLC Jennifer Kaminsky, Owner
Mr. Jeremiah Friesner, Owner 1255 Nadine Drive, Heath
Welcome 381 South 30th Street, Suite O, Heath
Child Development and Daycare
Noah’s Ark Creative Care
Law General Contracting, Inc. Jennifer Kaminsky, Owner
These members made an investment in Mr. Mark Cherubini, President 814 E. Main Street, Newark
the business community by joining the 9128 Mt. Vernon Road, St. Louisville (740) 349-7063
Chamber in April. (740) 745-3420 Child Development and Daycare
General Contracting, Excavating
The Buckeye CoWorks Roosters
Mr. Gary Krinn, Owner Legend Ventures Inc./Marathon Gas Mr. Dan Ponton, President
951 A Buckeye Avenue, Newark Mr. Brian Walters, Vice President 1414 N. 21st Street, Newark
(740) 973-1991 249 S. Main Street, P.O. Box 605, Utica (740) 366-8716 www.roosterswings.com
www.thebuckeyeworks.com (740) 892-3800 Restaurant
Co Working Convenience Store
Timbuk II Plant Co.
C. Green & Sons Inc. - 64 Metals Leghorns Mr. Jim Gibson, President
Mr. Wayne Green, President Mr. Greg Powers, Managing Partner 2030 Timbuk Road, Granville
9020 Mt. Vernon Road, St. Louisville 850 S. 30th Street, Heath (740) 587-2178 www.timbuk.com
(740) 745-2998 www.64metals.com (740) 788-9287 www.leghornusa.com Greenhouse
MFG of Metal Rooﬁng/Siding Restaurant
Weekley Electric LLC
Dyer Mantonya Chiropractic MonaVie Mr. Sean Weekley, President
Dr. Craig Dyer/Dr. Chicky Dyer Ms. Rhea Dunsford 1960 Mt. Vernon Road, Newark
693 Hopewell Drive, Heath 1053 Stewart Street, Newark 740/366-0095
(740) 522-5500 740/366-5544 www.weekleyelectric.com
www.dyermantonyachiro.com www.thegreatproduct.com/divinejuice Electrical Contractor
Chiropractic Ofﬁce Nutritional Beverage
Western-Southern Financial Group
Greater Buckeye Lake Area Chamber of Newark Cleaners & Shoe Repair Ms. Sarah Williams, Sales Rep.
Commerce Ms. Carol Gregory, Owner 210 Northtowne Ct. Suite 21, Newark
Ms. Jodi Miller, Member Services 789 Hebron Road, Heath (740) 366-1316 www.wslife.com
P.O. Box 5, Buckeye Lake (740) 522-6191 Insurance - Financial
740/348-6923 www.buckeyelakecc.com www.newarkcleanersandshoerepair.com
Chamber of Commerce Dry Cleaner/Shoe Repair Wolfe Bros. Construction
Mr. Thaddeus Wolfe, Owner
The Humidor Newark Cleaners & Shoe Repair 146 W. Locust Street, Newark
Ms. Sharon Mirra, Owner Ms. Carol Gregory, Owner 740/366-0979
267 Deo Drive, Newark 1064 Mt. Vernon Road, Newark Construction
(740) 366-1881 www.mscigar.com (740) 366-6909
Tobacco Store www.newarkcleanersandshoerepair.com
Dry Cleaner/Shoe Repair
Directories Are On Their Way
The 2009 Membership Directory is on its way to you. You should notice that each year the Directory gets thicker. In
2005, it contained 79 pages; the 2009 Directory has 117. Thank you for being part of the Chamber and for making
the Directory grow each year.
Our member survey focused on the Membership Directory this month. We wanted to ﬁnd out how often you use the
Directory and what your thoughts were on the possibility of making it an on-line Directory. Here are the results:
You told us that given the choice, 70% of you would
prefer to view the Membership Directory on-line with links When asked how often you use the Directory, you said:
to websites, email addresses and advertisers versus the A Few Times A Year 46.2%
existing book format. Never 20.4%
Once A Month 19.4%
We are always looking for ways to support our members and your opinions
Once A Week 11.8%
are important to us. This information will be very helpful in planning for the
Every Day 2.2%
2010. Directory. Thanks to those who took part in this month’s survey.
Permit No. 118
Licking County Chamber of Commerce
50 West Locust Street P.O. Box 702
Newark, Ohio 43058-0702
p. 740.345.9757 f. 740.345.5141
Cheri Hottinger, President
Marketing & Communications Director
your source for news, business and networking information
get on the fast track by networking at our events
June 11 - Local Leaders Breakfast - Join us for breakfast and
informative meeting with guest speakers: Larry Parr, Vice President of
Mid-Ohio Development; Rick Platt, President and CEO of the Heath-Newark-
Licking County Port Authority; and Rob O’Neill, President and Principal of
Southgate Corporation. The breakfast will be held at Moundbuilders Country
Club. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m.
June 25 - Images of Licking County Publication Premier
Party - Attend the unveiling of this year’s Images Magazine at The
Works from 5 - 6 p.m. Appetizers and soft drinks will be served. Free
June 3 - Manufacturers Council held at Bayer MaterialScience at Noon
June 9 - Safety Council, Summer Safety Program presented by American
Red Cross. Held at Longaberger Golf Club, with registration beginning at
11:15 a.m. This luncheon is free to Safety Council regular attendees and
June 18 - HRMA, Summer Seminar Series - AM session-Ethics, Fuel-
ing the talent engine; PM session - How to Identify, Measure & Develop a
Speciﬁc Coaching Action Plan for Organization Leaders. Session to be held
at Longaberger Golf Club.
Pataskala Chamber Schedule
June 17 - Meeting at Olde Summit Towne Restaurant at Noon
site selection workforce taxes & incentives infrastructure property links
O V E R V I E W
Who are we-
a monthly report of economic development in
licking county, ohio
Our purpose statement:
The Licking County
Chamber of Commerce
The Buckeye Co-Works
Committee promotes A new pattern for working...
sound economic growth
by strengthening the Newark, OH - Wipikedia deﬁnes co-working as
county’s competitive the social gathering of a group of people, who are
position and facilitating still working independently, but who share values
investments that build and who are interested in the synergy that can
capacity, generate happen from working with talented people in the
prosperity and catalyze same space. The Buckeye Co-Works has adopted
the economic vibrancy of that philosophy with the opening of their co-working
our community, making
facility this May. The Buckeye Co-Works is located
Licking County the place
at 951 Buckeye Avenue in Newark.
for companies to locate,
invest and expand their
operations. Owner, Gary Krinn says “the idea of co-working is somewhat new. There is a growing need among
professionals who normally work out of a home ofﬁce to have a space to meet clients and bounce
ideas off of other professionals.” He hopes to meet their needs by offering both shared desk space
Where are we- and private ofﬁces for rent. The facility offers secure internet, private lockers, print/fax/scan ser-
Licking County is centrally vices, mail collection service, and free parking. “It’s an inexpensive way to rent a meeting or ofﬁce
located in the heart of space for an hour, day, week or more.” said Gary.
Ohio. We are only 15
miles east of Columbus, For more information, call The Buckeye Co-Works at 740/973-1991 or log onto their website to book
and easily accessible via your space, www.thebuckeyecoworks.com.
Interstate 70, St. Rt. 16,
79 and 13.
Site of the month
What do we offer- SW corner of Derby Downs Road and N. 21st Street, Newark
We commit to ﬁnding This is the last large parcel of undeveloped
you the prime location or land on North 21st Street in Newark. It is
building suited for your
zoned b-4, and can accommodate most
real estate needs. We
any business. This property lies in a very
offer a trained workforce
ready to use their skills. desirable part of town surrounded by retail and
With an online listing of restaurants. The very northwest portion of this
retail, industrial, ofﬁce and land is home to the new Social Security Ofﬁce.
land properties, we are There are two curb cuts available for the land.
sure you will ﬁnd yourself For more information, contact Park Shai at
at home. Shai Commercial, Ltd., 740/587-7441 or log
DEVELOPMENT review may ‘09
Engleeld Oil Company
An integral partner of many Ohio communities
Heath, OH - Chairman F.W. “Bill” Engleﬁeld III found-
ed Engleﬁeld Oil Company in 1961 with three service
Licking Memorial stations and an ofﬁce operating out of his basement.
Hospital celebrates Engleﬁeld Oil Company has come a long way in the
nearly half a century since then.
and expands their
services in Pataskala Engleﬁeld supplies fuel and lubricants and operates
over 100 convenience stores under the Duke
Newark, OH - Licking and Duchess Shoppe banner in Ohio and
Memorial Hospital (LMH) West Virginia. Earlier this year, Engleﬁeld
announced recently that it has acquired 42 gas stations from BP Exploration
Engleﬁeld Oil Company is
again earned the exceptional a diversiﬁed, full line, fuel & Oil, bringing their employee count to nearly
distinction of being named to and lubricants supplier and 1,800 from about 1,200..
the national 100 Top Hospitals® related services to whole-
sale and retail markets in the
list by Thomson Reuters for the
State of Ohio. Engleﬁeld Oil also operates several truck
tenth time. LMH is only one of
ﬁve Ohio hospitals winning the stops, a pair of Super 8 motels, several Taco
Medium Community Hospital Bell Express restaurants, and other various businesses in Ohio and West Virginia. In
category, including a total of addition, the company operates more than a dozen Paciﬁc Pride automated commercial
20 awardees nationwide. In fueling sites.
addition, only six hospitals
of any size have won the Engleﬁeld Oil Company has grown into one of the largest independent fuel and lubricant
award more than LMH, and no distributors in Ohio by building long-lasting, strong relationships with their customers,
other hospital in the Medium suppliers, and employees. For more information on Engleﬁeld Oil Company, log onto
Community Hospital category their website at www.engleﬁeldoil.com or call 740/928-8215.
has been awarded this honor
as many times.
LMH also made news recently
with the opening of a $1.7
million health campus in
Chamber hosts Industrial FAM Tour
the rapidly growing city of Leaders and Developers to Tour Advanced
Pataskala. The Pataskala Materials Industry sites
Health Campus offers family
practice, pediatrics, women’s A tour of area Industrial Parks is scheduled for Wednes-
health, psychiatric services day, May 27 from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Attendees will tour the
and urgent care center. The following: McMillen Business Center; COATC; Mid-Ohio
service expansion will include Industrial Park and Newark Ohio Industrial Park. A guided
gastroenterology, ENT, tour will be conducted at Arboris, LLC and Bayer MaterialScience. Arboris is the
reconstructive and cosmetic world’s largest producer of plant sterols and supplies bulk plant sterols to food com-
services, surgical services and panies for incorporation into existing and heart healthy food. Bayer MaterialScience
urology. is a renowned supplier of high-performance materials and innovative system solu-
tions used in a wide range of products everyday. If you are interested in attending
For more information on LMH, this tour, please RSVP 740/345-9757, ext. 2. Seating is limited to the ﬁrst 55 reserva-
log onto their website at www. tions.
Contact us to arrange a tour of the area
Licking County Chamber of Commerce Licking
Cheri Hottinger, President
P. O. Box 702 Newark, OH 43058-0702
L O C A L L E A DERS
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Moundbuilders Country Club
125 N. 33rd Street in Newark
Enjoy the upscale atmosphere of
the Moundbuilders Country Club. O Registration begins at 7:15 a.m.
Network with Chamber members N
during breakfast, then sit back
Breakfast 7:30 - 8:00a.m.
and enjoy an informative meeting O Program 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
with our special guest speakers. R $13.00 per person
L a r r y P a r r, Vice President of Mid-Ohio Development Corporation. Mid-Ohio is a multi-faceted developer of industrial,
commercial, and multi-family properties with offices in Columbus and Newark, Ohio and has developed multiple
industrial parks, commercial office parks, and multi-family communities around Ohio. Larry has a BS degree in civil
engineering from the University of Tennessee and has been in the development business since 1977. In 1990/91 he
served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Licking County Chamber of Commerce. He is past president of the
Granville Rotary, past president of the BIA of Licking County. He currently sits on the Licking County Planning
R i c k P l a t t , President and CEO of the Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority since 2002. During his tenure, the
Port Authority has attracted new capital investment to its properties in Heath. The Port Authority partnered with
Southgate Corporation to bring a $14 million new state-of-the-art steel fabrication facility for Samuel Manu-Tech which
opened in 2007. He’s credited with spearheading creative incentive packages that attracted the relocation from Texas of
a one-of-a-kind anechoic chamber used by The Boeing Company as part of its AWACS workload in 2006 and a recently-
opened Virtual Manufacturing Center for 3-D prototyping and virtual reality product development. Platt is Chairman of
Workenomics and a member of the Columbus-Pittsburgh Corridor Committee. He is a Board member of The Works
and of First Federal Savings of Newark.
R o b e r t O ’ N e i l l , is President and a principal of the Southgate Corporation, a comprehensive real estate development
firm specializing in industrial and commercial properties. Robert is past President of the Central Ohio Chapter of NAIOP,
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties as well as a member of NAIOP’s National Private Developers
Forum. He is a past Director of the Licking Memorial Health Systems, Central Ohio Technical College and the Newark/
Licking County Chamber of Commerce. Robert currently serves as a director of the Park National Bank and also the
OSU/COTC Newark Campus Development Fund. He also serves as Vice President of the Newark Sport and Event
Commission which operates the LGRIA Ice Arena in Newark.
____Yes, I/we will be attending the Chamber’s Local Leaders Breakfast on Thursday, June 11th at the Moundbuilders Country Club
Deadline to register is Monday, June 8th . Reservations cancelled after June 8th will be billed.
Fax back to 740/345-5141 or mail bottom portion of this form to: Licking County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 702, Newark, Ohio 43058-0702
Company Name: _____________________________________________________ Phone: ___________________________________
Name(s) of Attendees: __________________________________________________________________________________________
Email Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________
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The Newark Downtown
Friday, June 12th – September 25th
The Farmers Market is open every Friday rain or shine
from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
You will find fresh vegetables, fresh meat, herbs, spices, room scents,
homemade crafts, fresh bread, candy, baked goods and many more
Every Friday – Rain or Shine
S. 3 Street – right next to McDonald’s
The Newark Downtown Farmers Market is brought to you by the Licking County Chamber of Commerce and
operated by volunteers of the Licking County Chamber of Commerce Downtown Committee
Farmer’s Market Contact
Vicky Crist (740) 345-9757 x 1 / email@example.com
of Licking County
Publication Premier Party
at The Works
55 South 1st Street - Downtown Newark
Thursday- June 25, 2009
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Be the first to premier the fifth edition
of the Chamber’s magazine...
Images of Licking County,
at the annual Premier Party,
Appetizers and soft drinks will be served.
___Yes! I am attending the Images Premier at The Works on Thursday, June 25th
Return to: The Licking County Chamber of Commerce, 740/345-9757
P.O. Box 702, Newark, OH 43058-0702
or fax to 740/345-5141 by Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Names of Attendees: __________________________________________________________
City: _____________________________________ Zip: _________________ Phone: ____________________
Email Address: _____________________________________________________________________________