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Gender Road Christian Church, presentation with guest speaker Dr. William L. Lee of Loudon Avenue Christian Church in Roanoke, Va., at the 10:30 a.m. service July 19, at 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. Lee is the founder of New Horizons Health Care, which has grown from doing blood pressure checks after Sunday worship to providing health services to more than 9,000 people annually.

College notes

Gahanna resident Alex Farrenkopf was named to the spring 2015 dean's list at Denison University.

Military notes

U.S. Air Force Airman O'Neal Payne graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

On the move

EuropaCorp has hired development executive Chris Coggins as vice president, Production and Development at EuropaCorp USA.

Gahanna may update codes for cell towers

Gahanna is in the process of examining its code involving cellular towers, with any changes expected to be considered by City Council later this summer.
Columbus Academy

$14M construction project underway

Fifteen months of construction recently began for $14 million in additions and renovations to Columbus Academy, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road.

Resident disputes sewer bill, refuses to install city meter

Forty-three-year Gahanna resident Al Hamm says he just wants to pay his fair share to the city's water and sewer department -- no less, but no more either.

Gahanna youths to perform in 'Shrek' junior musical

Gahanna youths Kalin Bennington, Alex Wilhelm and Madelynn Pace-Chizmar will join Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and the rest of the gang in Shrek The Musical Jr. at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, 100 E. Dublin-Granville Road, in New Albany July 9-12.
Police beat

Gahanna: Robber strikes Stygler Road bank

Gahanna police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a bank on South Stygler Road.
Gahanna-Jeffeson Education Foundation

Grants help boost technology, arts in classrooms

The Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation is continuing to boost education in classrooms by awarding $45,000 in grants of excellence and $7,300 in mini-grants this spring, as well as $75,000 for technology.

Coming up

Faith Lutheran Church, three-part series on immigration issues, 9 a.m. Sundays, June 28, July 5 and July 12 at 730 Collingwood Ave., Whitehall. On July 12, the Rev. Alexander Sumo, a Lutheran pastor who runs the 501C3 Central Ohio Lutheran Immigration and Family Services, will discuss the problems West African people have as they settle in this country. The Rev. Eric Moehring will facilitate the discussions. For information, call 614-237-4241.

Immunization clinic slated July 6

Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 6 at the Gahanna Municipal Building, 200 S. Hamilton Road.

Neighbors in the news

The cast of the Columbus Children's Theatre Summer Youth Performance Conservatory production of Seussical Jr. includes Blacklick resident Sara Tuohy.

Community briefs

Gahanna parks and facilities superintendent Mike Musser has been promoted to deputy director of the Gahanna Department of Parks & Recreation effectively immediately.

Rotary donates to GRIN

The funds were raised at Gahanna Rotary Auction Night this past February.

College notes

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its spring semester 2015 dean's list. Among those named to the list were Emily George, Colleen Hall and Colette Siddle of Blacklick; and Mallory McCormick of Gahanna.

All that blues and jazz

Mifflin pledges timely response during Hamilton construction

Fire and safety services are promised to be delivered expeditiously to local residents despite the Hamilton Road Central construction project kicking off this week and continuing through the fall of 2017.

Gahanna pursues church property for west-side park

A site on the central west side of Gahanna might become parkland with a pending $640,000 purchase by the city for eight acres at 620 McCutcheon Road.

Boom Fest, Lions Club parade slated July 4 weekend

Gahanna's Independence Day celebration will begin with a bang, thanks to family entertainment and a fireworks show called Boom Fest at The Golf Depot at Central Park, 789 Science Blvd.

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