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What kind of impact could you have in Columbus if you had 14,000 young professionals? How much money do you think you could raise to help local nonprofits? Columbus Young Professionals Club has raised more than $200,000 in seven years...
The shop local trend is huge here in Central Ohio thanks to several businesses and organizations, including the Small Business Beanstalk, The North Market, and Dine Originals. Now, startup BidSwan joins their ranks. BidSwan is an online marketplace for local...
Mozart's Bakery & Piano Cafe −a  pastry shop in the heart of Clintonville famous for delicious treats and an annual celebration honoring the birth of Mozart− has been giving back to the local community since its inception. Mozart's has been in operation since...
One local business took Summer Olympics inspiration to a whole new level. Columbus-based Fine Citizens, a creative agency specializing in responsive web design, held an Office Olympics to support local charities. Each of the seven employees at Fine Citizens were...
The Hills Market uses food as a means for connecting and partnering with the community through several philanthropic programs that allows the specialty grocer to work with multiple charities in a way that benefits all parties. Programs include Buy...
Most coffee lovers agree that the day really doesn't start until they've had their first cup o' joe. Now imagine how much better their day would start if they knew each cup of coffee they enjoyed was giving back...
Donnie Austin, a former engineer with Honda and an MBA graduate from The Ohio State University, wanted to create a local wine store that allowed for socializing and tastings, with an emphasis on being friendly for wine novices and wine...
People love Seagull Bags and why wouldn't they? Its bags are locally made, well constructed, and durable. With so many great features, what else could the retailer do to make its merchandise even better? Seagull Bags now offers a...