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During the past few months, the Hilliard community vowed “We are in this together” as it responded to the challenges presented by COVID-19. Now, as Hilliard begins taking steps toward responsible reopening, a new rallying message will represent our commitment to the future: “Move Hilliard Forward.” Please read the press release here.
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Running a business is hard work and the pressure to maximize profits is always there. Companies don’t always have the time, resources or expertise to ensure they’re receiving superior business services at the best price. Schooley Mitchell helps businesses make sure they don’t pay more than they should for these various business services.
Schooley Mitchell is one of the largest independent cost reduction consulting firms in North America, with offices throughout the United States including an office in Grove City. On average, we’ve reduced essential business service expenses by nearly 30% for over 23,000 clients.
We provide comprehensive evaluations of business expense categories including Telecom (phone/internet/wireless), Small Package Shipping & Courier services, Waste Disposal and Utilities (electricity, water and natural gas).
Schooley Mitchell is not a vendor of business products or services, which means we don’t sell to our clients, but we do help them reduce costs. We offer independent and objective recommendations based solely on the client’s best interests.
We also don’t charge anything upfront for our comprehensive reviews – we only get paid when we deliver. Our services are risk-free – clients incur no out-of-pocket expenses and Schooley Mitchell’s fees are self-funded out of the savings generated. If savings aren’t found, our clients don’t pay.
We’re passionate about saving money for our clients, working with companies and organizations of all sizes and from all industries. Nearly every business can benefit from Schooley Mitchell’s expertise. Contact Bob Hays at 614-432-5553 or email bob.hays@schooleymitchell to see how we could help your business save money. For more information visit our website: schooleymitchell.com/bhays
Members in the News
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.