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Ohio Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Ohio, U.S.A. (OH), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Dr. Karen Schuster Webb Appointed Sixth President of Union Institute and University

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Dr. Karen Schuster Webb as the university’s sixth president, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Webb succeeds Dr. Roger H. Sublett, who is retiring after serving Union as president since April 2003. A Board-appointed transition committee will assist Dr. Sublett and President Elect Webb in the coming months.

Union Institute and University Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by CACREP

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, saves New Richmond Schools nearly $705,000 in energy costs over a three-year period

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three years after engaging Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency in its buildings, New Richmond Exempted Village Schools has shaved nearly $705,000 from its utility bills.

Union Institute and University Master of Arts Online Health and Wellness Program Earns Programmatic CAAHEP Accreditation

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Master of Arts Online Program Health & Wellness Lactation Consultant Distance Degree Program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.

Belamere Suites Hotel Wins 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Hotels

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Jan. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Belamere Suites Hotel today announced it has been recognized as the overall winner in the Romance category of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice(R) awards for Hotels, ranking #1 in America two years in a row. Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) travelers worldwide.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, saves Shawnee Local Schools more than $394,000 in utility costs over three years

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Shawnee Local Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, on an extensive energy management project in 2013, the district expected to save about $117,500 annually.

Tipp City Public Library expects to cut utility expenses by $5,700 through partnership with local firm Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp City Public Library is partnering with local energy management firm Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LED, a move that is expected to generate an annual savings of $5,700.

Beavercreek High School earns milestone award in Energy Optimizers, USA-sponsored Healthy Schools Challenge

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beavercreek High School earned the first milestone award in the Healthy Schools Challenge, a component of the Bring Your Green Challenge 2.0 that is sponsored in part by Energy Optimizers, USA. Developed and organized by Dayton Regional Green (DRG3), the Bring Your Green Challenge is a year-long competition that encourages participants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote sustainability.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, is expected to save the NCR Country Club more than $36,000 annually

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NCR Country Club has retained Energy Optimizers, USA, for an energy improvement project that is expected to save more than $36,000 a year in utility bills. Energy Optimizers, USA will replace all of the clubhouse’s interior and exterior lighting with high-efficiency LED lighting systems. The project also includes energy-saving upgrades to the kitchen’s exhaust systems and temperature controls.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to net more than $30,000 in utility savings for Fort Recovery Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fort Recovery Local Schools expects to save more than $30,000 a year by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to make energy efficiency improvements to its buildings. The district will retrofit all interior lighting with LED systems, replace its boilers and boiler controls with state-of-the-art energy efficient equipment, and make energy-saving enhancements to its kitchens and transportation garage.

ScriptDrop and Albertsons Hurricane Relief Efforts To Be Covered on ‘The Success Files’ hosted by Rob Lowe

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ScriptDrop, a healthcare technology company providing medication reminders and deliveries while fighting prescription abandonment and abuse, today announced that it will be featured on the educational series “Success Files” hosted by Rob Lowe, distributed to Public Television and PBS Member Stations in 2018. (*UPDATED*)

Keystone Homes Pledges $100,000 Towards the Construction of New Tipp City Stadium

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp Pride Association Board of Directors announced today that the organization has received a $100,000 sponsorship from Keystone Homes of Troy, Ohio for the construction of Tipp City’s new community stadium. The generous gift will lead ongoing fundraising to support stadium construction.

Residential Renovations Named by REMODELING Magazine to 2017 Big50 Class of America’s Top Remodelers

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residential Renovations has been selected by REMODELING magazine to join the REMODELING Big50. Each year since 1986, the REMODELING Big50 inducts 50 remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity through exemplary business practices, craftsmanship, and impact in their community or the industry at large. Big50 remodelers run successful, often growing, companies of various sizes that have taken the lead in raising industry standards.

Union Institute and University celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University is recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15, 2017 by highlighting the university’s commitment to diversity. Union serves a 26 percent Hispanic adult learner population.

Unity National Bank Pledges $100,000 Towards the Construction of New Tipp City Stadium

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp Pride Association Board of Directors announced today that the organization has received a $100,000 sponsorship from Unity National Bank for the construction of Tipp City’s new community stadium. The generous gift will lead ongoing fundraising to support stadium construction.

Eight Oak Hills Local Schools buildings attain Energy Star ratings with assistance from Energy Optimizers, USA and Four Seasons Environmental

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight Oak Hills Local Schools buildings have attained the highly coveted U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification with the assistance of Energy Optimizers, USA.

Union Institute & University Highlights National Recovery Month

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September is National Recovery Month. Union Institute & University, together with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), highlights National Recovery Month during September to increase awareness of and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrate the journey towards effectively coping and recovering.

The American Sales Training Company Launches in U.S. and Europe, Providing Alternative to Sandler Sales Training

CLEVELAND, Ohio and ROTTERDAM, Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Sales Training Company (AST), a sales training consultancy specializing in sales training courses and programs for businesses, launches its sales training programs in the United States, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. The company will focus its bespoke sales training courses on businesses and business professionals that have an increased need for more formal sales and soft-skills training.

Trotwood-Madison City Schools secures Energy Star rating for two schools with assistance from Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two elementary schools in the Trotwood-Madison City Schools district have attained the highly sought-after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification with the assistance of Energy Optimizers, USA.

Spencerville Local Schools expects to save more than $51,000 annually through project with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spencerville Local Schools is partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LEDs, a move that is expected to save the district more than $51,000 annually. LED lighting also offers a quality of light that is very close to natural sunlight, which creates a more comfortable environment for reading.

South Central Local Schools saves more than $104,000 in utility costs through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Central Local Schools’ bid to reduce costs by improving energy efficiency has saved the district more than $104,000 in utility costs over a three-year period, Energy Optimizers, USA, has found.

The East End Enlightenment Expo – A New Event to Celebrate Akron’s East End

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4Es Outreach today announced the East End Enlightenment Expo, a brand new event located in the Historic Goodyear Hall that will include Vendors, Presenters, and Readers from all walks of life. Come join us for a great time filled with music, learning, and joy!

Hedstrom Fitness Launches the Next Generation in Balance Training – Introducing the BOSU NexGen Balance Trainer

ASHLAND, Ohio, July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is thrilled to announce their newest addition to the BOSU(R) line of products, the BOSU(R) NexGen(TM) Balance Trainer. The original BOSU was the pioneer in bringing Balance Training to the forefront of functional training.

Springfield Local Schools to save more than $82,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springfield Local School District is poised to launch an energy efficiency project with Energy Optimizers, USA that will save the district more than $82,000 in utility and operational costs annually.

Energy Optimizers, USA, Secures PACE Funding for New Long-term Care Facility

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it opens in late 2017, the Livingston Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Washington Township will be the first project in Ohio to install solar energy using PACE funding, an investment made possible with coordination from Energy Optimizers, USA.

Christmas in July Contest Promises a new Nissan in a Winner’s Driveway

CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at two Ohio Nissan dealerships. Airport Nissan in Cleveland and Nissan of Streetsboro are inviting people to come and take a chance at winning a three-year lease on a new 2017 Nissan Sentra. Their “Christmas-In-July Lease Giveaway” is running through Monday, July 17 when the grand prize winner will be drawn from entries accumulated at both dealerships.

Introducing Luma Wealth Advisors – Understanding Women’s Wealth Needs

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is there a benefit to having a financial advisor focused on women? For many women, the answer is probably “yes” and the recently launched Luma Wealth Advisors is ready to meet their planning needs.

Fear Free Veterinary Care Now Available for Tipp City Pets

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tipp City Veterinary Hospital (TVCH) has become the first and only veterinary practice in Miami County to add Fear Free certification to their practice. The Fear Free(SM) training and certification program aids veterinarians and their staff in providing a safe and comfortable environment for pets that reduces fear and anxiety during visits.

Hedstrom Fitness Launches the Next Generation Surge – The Surge Storm

ASHLAND, Ohio, June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is thrilled to announce the launch of their newest product in the Hydro-Inertia(R) Training line, the Surge(R) Storm. Hedstrom Fitness has brought Hydro-Inertia Training to the forefront with the Surge and Kamagon Ball(R) over the last three years.

Kettering City Schools saves more than $900,000 in utility costs over a three-year period through project with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just three years after partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, on an ambitious energy improvement project, Kettering City Schools has saved more than $900,000 in utility costs. The project, which began in 2013, included interior and exterior lighting retrofits, districtwide controls commissioning, advanced energy management programming and Energy Star certifications.