Huntington Bank has named Gahanna resident Keith Hazelton as a vice president and senior relationship manager on its Columbus private banking team.

Huntington Bank has named Gahanna resident Keith Hazelton as a vice president and senior relationship manager on its Columbus private banking team.

Hazelton will support the banking, wealth management, insurance and estate planning needs of central Ohio clients.

"We continue to grow and expand our private banking services in key Midwestern markets like Columbus," Daniel B. Benhase, Huntington senior executive vice president, said in a news release. "Keith's 31 years of banking and investment experience and insight will be extremely beneficial to our private banking customers."

Hazelton is returning to Columbus after eight years in Oklahoma City. He most recently served as director of economic research for the Oklahoma Bankers Association. He previously served as a private banking manager and as an investment portfolio manager.

Hazelton has a bachelor's degree in journalism and MBA from Ohio State University. He graduated from the American Bankers Association's Stonier National Graduate School of Banking.


The Gahanna City Council and Mayor Becky Stinchcomb are accepting letters of interest for service beginning Jan. 1 on the Charter Review Commission.

The Gahanna charter requires a review every five years.

A seven-member Charter Review Commission is appointed by the mayor and city council to review the charter and recommend any changes that may be needed.

The work of the commission must be completed and recommendations submitted to city council by July 1, 2011. Recommended changes would then be put on the ballot and go to the voters in November 2011.

Commission members are required to be residents of the city of Gahanna and hold no other position within the city government.

Those interested are asked to submit a rsum and a letter of interest detailing why they wish to serve on the Charter Review Commission. Letters and rsums can be sent to Isobel Sherwood, Clerk of Council, City of Gahanna, 200 S. Hamilton Road, Gahanna 43230 or by e-mail to isobel.sherwood@gahanna.gov.

Deadline for submission is Wednesday, Dec. 8.


The Gahanna Lincoln High School Chamber Orchestra and Chorale will be performing the entirety of Faure's "Requiem Mass" on Jan. 17, 2011.

The event will be held at Peace Lutheran Church in Gahanna, and all ticket proceeds will be donated to Gahanna Residents in Need.

Tickets can be ordered by calling the high school Instrumental Music Office at 614-478-5519.

Tickets cost $5 for students, $7 for adults, and senior citizens will be admitted for free.


Edward Segelken of Gahanna was recently elected president of the Youth Advocate Services board of trustees.

Segelken is a partner with Porter, Wright, Morris and Arthur LLP. He has been active with YAS for the past 10 years and previously served as president-elect and treasurer of the YAS board.

Segelken practices in trust and estate law. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.

Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools will both host open houses from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2.

Eastland is located at 4465 S. Hamilton Road in Groveport and Fairfield is located at 3985 Coonpath Road in Carroll.

Prospective sophomore students from 16 central Ohio school districts, their parents and the general public are invited to attend. Instructors will be on hand to answer questions about 38 different programs, how to apply, free college credit, internships, work placement and apprenticeships.

The open houses will also offer information about the adult workface development program.

For more information, call (614) 836-4530.