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Herb Day to Include Wellness Elements, New Herb Varieties and Continue Tradition of Celebrating All Things Herbal
4/29/2016

Herb Day to Include Wellness Elements, New Herb Varieties and Continue Tradition of Celebrating All Things Herbal

Preparations for Herb Day 2016 are currently underway at the Ohio Herb Education Center in Gahanna. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Creekside Plaza, 117 Mill St and is presented by Andrea Taylor, State Farm Agent. 

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An Herbal Affair Returns with Plant Preview for Herb Enthusiasts
4/28/2016

An Herbal Affair Returns with Plant Preview for Herb Enthusiasts

Now in its second year, An Herbal Affair, is expected to grow after a successful inaugural event. This year’s event will take place on Friday, May 6, from 7-9 p.m. at the Ohio Herb Education Center, 110 Mill St., and is presented by the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation.

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Parks & Recreation to Open Section 5 of Big Walnut Trail
4/15/2016

Parks & Recreation to Open Section 5 of Big Walnut Trail

Gahanna Parks & Recreation will host a unique Earth Day trail ribbon cutting and tree planting ceremony on Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m. to open the newest section of the Big Walnut Trail near the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course at 220 Olde Ridenour Road.

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Help Protect Our Waterways Through Backyard Conservation
4/14/2016

Help Protect Our Waterways Through Backyard Conservation

The public is invited to attend a free backyard conservation workshop on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Ohio Herb Education Center, 110 Mill St, Gahanna 43230.  The workshop will discuss urban stormwater, rainwater harvesting and infiltration and rebate options for backyard conservation practices.  You must register for the workshop in order to attend.  For more information contact the Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District at 614-486-9613.

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Summer Seasonal Jobs
4/10/2016

Summer Seasonal Jobs

Looking for a summer job?  There are still Lifeguarding positions open for this summer! Check out our job opportunities by clicking here.

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It’s Mosquito Season
4/4/2016

It’s Mosquito Season

The City of Gahanna has contracted with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) for mosquito control.  Call the FCPH Mosquito Bite Line at 614-525-BITE (2483) to submit a request for service or to report mosquito problems or concerns.  The Bite Line is a voicemail system so please leave a detailed message.  Check out the article to learn more about control techniques and tips to avoid mosquitoes.

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City Takes Innovative Approach to Help Citizens Navigate Roundabouts
3/24/2016

City Takes Innovative Approach to Help Citizens Navigate Roundabouts

In preparation for the Hamilton Road Central Widening project, the City of Gahanna is taking an innovative approach to help drivers safely navigate the two roundabouts that will be completed in the Fall of 2017. The interactive display is featured on the floor of Gahanna City Hall allows individuals to simulate a driving experience through a roundabout.

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GRIN Opens 24-Hour Food Drop-off Location
2/17/2016

GRIN Opens 24-Hour Food Drop-off Location

Donations to Gahanna Residents In Need (GRIN) just got easier.  Thanks to a partnership with the Everest Institute of Columbus, GRIN has opened its first 24-hour food drop-off box, located at 825 Tech Center Drive in Gahanna. This option gives community members a convenient place to make donations at any time of the day.

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Quarterly Update Newsletter
2/11/2016

Quarterly Update Newsletter

The 1st quarter issue of the 2016 Quarterly Update is now available.

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Gahanna's New Mayor Looks to Improve Community Engagement, Bolster Economy
1/6/2016

Gahanna's New Mayor Looks to Improve Community Engagement, Bolster Economy

Newly elected Gahanna Mayor Tom Kneeland pointed to three key areas he wants to improve this year: economic growth and business development, resident engagement and transparency, and improving efficiency and reducing costs.

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