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More Than Just Books -- A Tour of the Orange Branch Library

     There is no doubt that today’s technological transformation is revolutionizing local libraries. While traditional bookstores have been on the decline, local libraries are molding and reshaping with the future, becoming innovative centers that are meeting the needs of t...

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2019 State of the Union President's Luncheon

     Norman Vincent Peal, an American minister and author known for his work in popularizing the concept of positive thinking, once said, “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”      In ...

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Workplace Wellness Matters

     As the winter months begin bringing cold, snow and less sunlight, we tend to spend more time indoors – whether that be during work or play. In fact, according to experts, we spend 90 percent of our day indoors year-round.    The National Human Activity Patte...

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Central Ohio IFMA Chapter Members Get a Taste of Culinary Success

     Three boilers.      Three chillers.      Twenty-six roof-top exhaust fans.      Nine million BTU capacity.      80,000 square feet.      And the smell of sweet cinnamon p...

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Central Ohio IFMA Chapter Tours the Leveque Tower for the Second Time

          Five construction workers lost their lives building it.      It is only 3/8 of an inch taller than the Washington Monument.    While most often bathed in white, it lights up in red, white, and blue for Independence Da...

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30th Annual Golf Outing a Success

  Arnold Palmer, one of golf’s greatest and most charismatic players in the sport's history, once said, “What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.”      It’s a sentiment that holds true to this day an...

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Central Ohio IFMA Chapter Members Walk Back in Time

It was a walk back in time for Central Ohio IFMA Chapter members during their long-awaited tour of Thompson Building Associates and ResQ24, a full-service property damage company whose business is to step in following a disaster to provide quick-response restorative services. Nearly two...

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Central Ohio IFMA Chapter members Discover Byrd Polar Climate and Research Center

It’s one of the best kept secrets right here in Central Ohio. Tucked back off of Kenny Road in Scott Hall to the west of Ohio State University’s Main Campus, is the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, home to thousands of ice and rock samples, research labs, and a seemingly limi...

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A Sneak Peak Into A Deep Freeze

Tucked back next to the United States Post Office on a quiet McCorkle Drive in Westerville is a leading research and innovation company, driving global modernization in measurement and control solutions. Lake Shore Cryotronics, founded right here in Westerville, has contracts with major c...

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2018 State of the Union Luncheon Proves a Celebration

Although the skies were gray outside and there were few signs of a white Christmas aside from some cold temperatures, things inside LaScala were warm and festive Dec. 6 as the Central Ohio IFMA Chapter gathered for its traditional State of the Union President’s Luncheon. It’s ...

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New Member Drive Full of Strikes, Spares, and Success

Splits, strikes, spares, and the occasional sour apple were the name of the game Thursday, Nov. 8, when Central Ohio IFMA Chapter members got together with their personal guests for the group’s Annual New Member Drive, this year held at Ten Pin Alley in Hilliard. The Central Ohio Ch...

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Collaborating with Creative Minds at The Point

     Imagine a world in which you never had to look for an outlet.  You never had to dig in a bag of cables to look for just the right connection.  Imagine a world where your phone never died, you never missed a call, or you never had a system go down in the middle of a...

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IFMA's WE HUB in Columbus Holds Inaugural Event

In 2011, after IFMA launched the book “Work on the Move,” interest and momentum surrounding workplace issues began to accelerate. Topics like design, cross-sector trends, mobility in the workplace, performance metrics, communication, and more were the focus of increased interest along wi...

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29th Annual Central Ohio IFMA Golf Outing a Success

Following a week of rain and thunderstorms, blue skies were plentiful for the 29th Annual Central Ohio IFMA Golf Outing held once again on the greens at the Golf Club of Dublin Friday, June 15, 2018. A few stray puddles and lush, green fairways were the only remnants of the week’s f...

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