Since 1911, Bradford School has helped graduates Finish First. Bradford School offers a combination of applied associate degrees and diplomas in 13 different program areas. Each program’s curriculum has been designed by faculty and industry professionals to emphasize what employers need in their new hires. Bradford offers programs in: Business, Design and Technology, Health Care and Culinary. Learn more at www.bradfordschoolcolumbus.edu
The Central Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Service started in 1964. Their Mission is to provide emergency communications to central Ohio public safety, emergency, health, government and relief agencies in times of disaster. To keep their skills sharp, they provide communication support for many public service events including TOSRV, the Columbus Marathon, Pelotonia, and Relay Around Columbus.
Welcome to the Central Ohio Greenways – an extensive series of trails that wind through picnic areas, boating and fishing facilities; and family-friendly parks. The trails create a unique experience by joining the natural wonders of our scenic rivers with the diverse neighborhoods and attractions of the city.
Columbus Bicentennial 2012 is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to developing a robust and transformative commemoration of the city’s bicentennial in 2012 that is a catalyst for greater economic prosperity. The initiative is referred to as 200Columbus the Bicentennial. The goal for 200Columbus is a community that is more inspired, proud and engaged in their progress and the increasing vitality of Columbus. This will lead to a community that is better recognized locally and globally as one of the best places to live and work.
At the Columbus Culinary Institute, you’ll build a solid foundation of culinary skills—the same culinary and business skills used by master chefs everywhere. You’ll learn these culinary skills throughout the 20-month culinary arts program by observing your professional chef instructors and then working with them to create dishes on your own. At the end of the culinary program, you’ll have developed your raw talent into a promising culinary career. Check out www.columbusculinary.com
The Columbus Recreation & Parks Department’s mission is: To enrich the lives of our citizens. Through a wide variety of events, facilities, programs, parks, and trails, CRPD provides opportunities for everyone in the community to find an activity to enhance the quality of their life. Learn more at www.parks.columbus.gov.
Columbus State Community College has been dedicated to meeting the educational needs of its community for nearly a half century. The college has grown from an initial enrollment of 67 students in 1963 to more than 25,000 students today.
Columbus State’s Career and Technical Programs Division offers two-year degree programs in more than 55 areas of business, health, public service, human service and engineering technologies. Students can also take the first two years of a bachelor’s degree through the college’s Arts and Sciences Division, and then transfer to four-year institutions such as Ohio State University, Ohio University, Capital University and Franklin University.
In all, there are more than 200 associate degree and certificate programs available.
Community Crime Patrol, Inc. (CCP) is a not-for-profit, community-based, crime prevention organization that deploys teams of specifically-trained citizen patrollers in several neighborhoods around Columbus, Ohio.
The mission of Crime Stoppers who were founded in 1977, to promote the welfare of communities throughout the country and to lessen the burdens of federal, state and local governments by assisting their law enforcement agencies in the apprehension and conviction of criminals, primarily through the establishment and support of new and existing state and local Crime Stopper Programs. Helping to motivate members of the public to cooperate with their respective law enforcement agencies.
Experience Columbus' vision is to be the orchestrator of a unique, positive and unparalleled experience for any and all visitors to Columbus. Experience Columbus' mission is to create, sell and market a customized "Columbus Experience" to visitors resulting in greater community prosperity and vitality. Experience Columbus is supported by more than 900 members who invest in the efforts of Experience Columbus and help make Greater Columbus an appealing destination by offering their services, attractions and facilities to visitors, meeting planners, convention delegates and residents.
The City of Groveport is known as Central Ohio’s Hometown. Located on the southeast side of Columbus sports a diverse community offering industry, farming, quiet neighborhoods, modern Recreation Center, and a quaint downtown. Groveport was founded as a village in 1847. Learn more at www.groveport.org
The mission of MORPC is to enhance the quality of life and competitive advantages of the central Ohio region by working through local governments and other constituents. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is the place where visions and ideas about our growing region are created, designed, discussed, and embraced. They are a voluntary association of local governments serving central Ohio. A catalyst for regional change, evidence of our work is seen everyday through planning, programming and public policy in the areas of economic development, energy, environment, housing, transportation and land use. www.morpc.org
The New Albany Walking Classic is the largest walking-only race in the United States drawing walkers of Olympic caliber, as well as recreational walkers, whose goal is to walk for health and enjoyment. The Walking Classic now offers two choices of distances – a half marathon and a 10k. The New Albany Walking Classic is a premier event under the umbrella of Healthy New Albany, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose goal is to promote a culture of health throughout the New Albany community.
Straub Dance Center has a proud and distinguished heritage as one of central Ohio's and the nation's oldest, largest and most reputable dance studios. They are dedicated to providing a fun, safe environment for students of all ages, and strive to build self-confidence in every student. Their students take classes for enjoyment, exercise, poise, confidence and the team spirit that is developed. Straub Dance Center provides outstanding training in all dance disciplines, including ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop. www.straubdance.com/
Worthington was one of the Midwest’s first planned communities, blending commerce, residential life, education and faith. Founded in 1803, Worthington reflects its dignified New England heritage with authentic brick sidewalks leading to the central village green where many of the City’s original commercial buildings and churches still stand proudly. Today, as in ages past, people come to meet and greet on the village green and stroll the streets of downtown Worthington. Find out more at www.worthington.org.