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Update on the 2020 Family Business Awards

Join the Central Ohio Family Business Community for a (Virtual) Celebration Celebrating the accomplishments of outstanding family businesses in our community through our annual awards program is one of our favorite traditions. This year has brought a number of unanticipated challenges, and family businesses deserve to be recognized for your versatility and leadership in response …

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And the winners are…

The judges met and the results are in! Many heated debates and several very close votes later, the winners of this year’s virtual Awards are: Community Engagement – Donatos Pizzeria Family Business of the Year – Organic Trails Cafes (DBA Northstar Café, Third & Hollywood, Brassica) Lifetime Achievement – Jim Grote, Donatos Pizzeria Milestone Awards  …

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Conway Center's Jill Hofmans and Mike Schoedinger join Succession Stories Podcast

Conway Center Featured in ‘Succession Stories’ Podcast

Laurie Barkman, host of ‘Succession Stories’ was joined by Jill Hofmans, Executive Director of the Conway Center for Family Business, and Michael Schoedinger, President of Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, a 6th generation company, to talk about succession planning from two key standpoints: leadership and financial succession and innovating as a legacy business. Key Takeaways …

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Helpful Links for Family Businesses During COVID-19

The outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has touched all aspects of the local economy, especially our family business community, which is adjusting at an unprecedented pace to continue serving clients while also protecting staff. Much is uncertain, and we know you have many questions about how your business will navigate this difficult time. That’s why …

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COVID-19 DOL Update

More timely and important updates from Center member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR: With the signing of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Labor Department has created an additional labor poster that employers must display for their employees to see for the duration of 2020. This will be an addition to any poster or posters …

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Info you need now!

From our member and friend, Sharon DeLay, of GO-HR: I wanted to share some additional resources with you following today’s press conference by Governor DeWine. Some of these are for you, and some can be shared with your employees as you’re making difficult decisions. Ohio BWC: The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation announced that BWC …

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