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Three Lanterns is more than just a service provider – they are your beacon in the digital world. Established with a vision to illuminate the pathways of connectivity, they strive to empower individuals and businesses alike with seamless and reliable internet solutions. They offer cutting-edge fiber Internet, Voice Over IP (VoIP), and managed services to individuals and businesses fueled by innovation and driven by customer-centricity.
What sets them apart is their unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction. They don't just offer internet; they provide solutions tailored to your needs, ensuring a digital landscape that fosters growth, productivity, and seamless communication.
One of the key services offered by Three Lanterns is its fiber internet connectivity to deliver ultra-fast and reliable Internet solutions to its customers. By leveraging fiber optic cables, Three Lanterns ensures access to high-speed, low-latency Internet connections that enable seamless online experiences, efficient communication, and smooth data transfer.
In addition to its fiber Internet services, Three Lanterns specializes in Voice Over IP (VoIP) solutions. VoIP technology has revolutionized the way businesses communicate, offering a cost-effective and feature-rich alternative to traditional phone systems.
Additionally, Three Lanterns offers comprehensive managed services to help businesses streamline their IT operations and optimize their technology infrastructure. They provide personalized, hands-on support to every client, ensuring that their unique requirements are met with tailored solutions and responsive assistance.
Beyond its core services, Three Lanterns is also dedicated to giving back to the community. The company actively engages in philanthropic efforts and community outreach programs, reflecting its commitment to responsible corporate citizenship and making a positive impact in the areas it serves.
Starting a business of any kind is a massive achievement. Doing so while also establishing your brand, creating a high level of character and building a connection to the community, well, that deserves an award!
The BBB of Central Ohio’s annual awards ceremony was held last week- among the accolades is one called The Spark Award- recognizing owners 35 and under, or those whose business has been operating less than three years. One winner was Abundant You Chiropractic & Wellness.
Members in the News
Buck & Sons Landscape Services, Inc.
In April, Secretary of State Frank Larose spotlighted the landscape industry. Buck & Sons was featured as an Ohio business! Read more about this local family owned business.
Heartland Bank celebrates their 110th Anniversary as an independent community bank! Read the full article.
Hilliard Station Baking Co.
Hilliard resident Tracy Baldridge worked to perfect baking cookies, cupcakes and other kinds of desserts for her four children. Now the general public has an opportunity to test those efforts at Hilliard Station Baking Co.
Tracy Baldridge, 52, and her husband, David Baldridge, 59, opened Hilliard Station Baking Co. at 4036 Main St. on March 20, about five months later than expected because of COVD-19 complications. Read the full article
Pridestaff - Columbus West
PrideStaff Names its Columbus West Office President's Circle Award Winner for Exceptional Achievement in Service, Profitability and Growth
To celebrate their top performers' sales achievements during one of the most challenging years on record, PrideStaff, a national, franchised staffing organization , is pleased to announce the annual winners of their President’s Circle Award.
For the second year in as many years of operation, Pridestaff - Columbus West was named a President’s Circle Award winner for being a top producer in service, revenue and profits in 2020. Bill Gross and the entire Columbus West team were recognized last week at PrideStaff's Annual Conference, which was conducted virtually this year. Read the full article.
Pitabilities wraps up brick-and-mortar spot in Hilliard
Popular food-truck ompany Pitabilities now has a permanent location in the Center Street Market in Old Hilliard.
The company's creative director, David Pashovich, described the brick-and-mortar location as a fast-casual restaurant, akin to Chipotle, except with pitas. Customers also may skip the pita for a rice bowl, salad or a bed of French fries.
"We grill the food right in front of you," he said. "You can add in any fresh toppings and build it the way you want. We have a base of a couple different proteins you can get, and from there, you can build it however you like."
The restaurant opened in the Hilliard market, 5354 Center St., more than a month ago. Read the full article.
Doernhoefer siblings 'show' and 'go' at Renovo Fitness
One is about the "show," and the other is about the "go," but siblings Eric and Liz Doernhoefer each inspire the other to excel in their fitness competitions.
The Doernhoefers both are personal trainers and have operated Renovo Fitness at 5224 Cemetery Road, which is in Hilliard’s Landmark Lofts mixed-use development, since November 2018.
That same month, Liz Doernhoefer, 26, of Columbus’ University District entered her first amateur power-lifting competition, which in turn inspired her brother, Eric, 30, of downtown Columbus, to compete this year in a International Natural Bodybuilding Association contest, at which he earned his “pro card.” Read the full article.
Veritas CPA Group LLC
Accounting for stimulus payments, unemployment among changes Americans should note while filing 2020 taxes. With the COVID-19 pandemic causing changes in incomes last year, an Ohio tax expert is advising taxpayers to take a look at the differences in their incomes.
Tax season starts February 21, 2021, and there are a few changes to keep in mind while filing your 2020 taxes.
Susan Thomas, the owner and CPA at Veritas CPA Group in Hilliard said unemployment payments given out in 2020 need to be top of mind. Read the full article.