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The Orange Frog Experience

Orange Frog

The Orange Frog Experience Traditional knowledge holds that if we work really hard to be successful we will be happy. However, new studies show this may in fact be backwards; success follows happiness. Our own Natalie O’Ryan in addition to other leaders from our organization experienced this concept first hand at the Happiness Advantage – Orange…

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Good Day Columbus features kickball

Good Day Columbus features kickball

Good Day Columbus features kickball! Kickball will pack the field again this summer at McFerson Commons. Whether you are a kickball playing pro or just learning the game, the Arena District Kickball League offers lots of fun while staying active and enjoying the beautiful park. Get some friends together and start a team today! This…

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National Seashell Day

Greetings from Sundial

‘GOOD MORNING AMERICA’ SALUTES NATIONAL SEASHELL DAY AT SUNDIAL She sells seashells at the seashore? Not at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa at Southwest Florida’s Sanibel Island. And certainly not on June 20, National Seashell Day. The seashells were in proverbial bloom recently as ABC’s “Good Morning America” weather anchor Ginger Zee and others descended…

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Small Town, Big Living

small town, big living

Small Town, Big Living By J. Sachs Ask most people who grew up or live in Granville what there is to do on a Saturday night in the summer, and their response is going to involve taking a nice stroll around town. People come for the charm of the town and stay (with us) for…

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Leadercast Live

Leadercast Live

Leadercast Live The Leadercast Live series is the largest one-day leadership event worldwide. Six thousand eager and motivated leaders attended the live session hosted in Atlanta, Georgia while 120,000 leaders joined in from host sites across the country. Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center was proud to serve as one of the host sites for the…

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The Big Leap

The Big Leap

The Big Leap On a brisk Leap Day Monday, I made my way into the lobby area of Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center. At just about an hour before registration began, the area Columbus Hospitality Management reserved was already bustling. Everywhere you looked, people were talking, laughing and truly enjoying themselves, and it was only…

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Brittany Lewis – I am the bottom line

Brittany Lewis - I am the bottom line

Brittany Lewis – I am the bottom line Brittany Lewis has been with the Arena District Athletic Club (ADAC) in some way shape or form for as long as she can remember. She started off taking fitCAMP with a friend around 2007 or 2008 which was “a real eye opener as to how un-­fit [she] had become.” In 2009 Brittany was laid…

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Granville Inn named a best college hotel

Granville Inn named a best college hotel

Granville Inn named a best college hotel Craig McDonald, Reporter GRANVILLE – The Granville Inn has been selected as one of the top 50 “best college hotels” by College Rank. The historic inn placed 28th for providing a non “cookie-cutter hotel experience” for those who “want to stay somewhere that truly embraces university culture.” The…

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Winter Park in the Arena District

winter park in the arena district

Winter Park in the Arena District Members of the Crowne Plaza Columbus-Downtown recently ventured to the grand opening of this year’s Winter Park in the Arena District.  The month-long celebration of the winter season with Columbus Blue Jackets Winter Park presented by Worthington Industries is in McFerson Commons, located across the street from Nationwide Arena, from…

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Corporate Athlete Training

Corporate Athlete Training

Corporate Athlete Training Improves Efficiency and Work-Life Balance Thinking like an athlete isn’t something Missy Thompson thought she would do in her hospitality career. But, after undergoing Nationwide Academy’s Corporate Athlete training program, she began to understand how that mentality can help her succeed in the 24/7/365 hospitality industry. Missy, Human Resource Manager at Nationwide Hotel…

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