New Albany Chamber Announces Facebook COVID Relief Fund Grant Recipients

JUNE 18, 2020

NEW ALBANY, OH – The New Albany Chamber announced the recipients of the Facebook Data Center COVID Relief Fund. Facebook created this $150,000 fund to provide grants to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The New Albany Chamber of Commerce was proud to partner with Facebook to act as the fiscal agent for grant selection and disbursement.

Recipients will use the grant money towards expenses including but not limited to, lease, mortgage, payroll, utilities, supplies, maintenance and repairs, and unforeseen expenses such as the cost of meeting new health and safety requirements.

“New Albany is home to our data center, but more importantly to our employees and their families, so we are happy to partner with the New Albany Chamber of Commerce to assist local businesses during this difficult time,” said Amber Tillman, Community Development Regional Manager at Facebook. “Small businesses are the heart of our local economy and it is our hope that some financial relief from the impact of COVID-19 will be helpful.”

The grants ranged from $1,000 – $5,000 and were chosen by Grant Review Committee members Ian Kalinosky, KDC/One, Chair; Andy Cooke, Cooke Demers; Cherie Nelson, New Albany Chamber of Commerce; Terry Ziegler, Blacksmith Applications; and Erik Zuika, Abercrombie & Fitch.


Grant Recipients:
161 Dental Studio
AcademyOne Childcare & Preschool
AcademyOne, INC
Amy Ann Photography
Animal Hospital of New Albany
Animals R Special
Buckeye Interactive
Captivating Worlds
CityScene Media Group
Compass Business Group, LLC
CYP Club
Eguez Concepts LLC (Tortilla Street Food)
Elliott Cooper
Esquire Title Services, Inc.
Eye Designs New Albany, Inc
Eyeglass Wearhouse
Flanagan’s Pub
Gentle Art, Inc.
Global Standards USA
Hayley Gallery
Infinite Life Chiropractic Center
Jeffrey L Angart DDS dba Center for Dental health
Johnsons Real Ice Cream
Jorgensen Farms
Land-Grant Brewing Company
Learning Express Toys
Malik Media LLC
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers
Mollard Consulting
Mutts & Co.
New Albany Ballet Company
New Albany Cleaning Services, Inc.
Northland Refrigeration Sales & Service, Inc.
Personal MD
Petroff Law Offices, LLC
Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy
Sandy Diggs State Farm
Slight Kitchen Werk
Soapwater LLC
State Security, LLC
Studio 605 Hair and Nail Salon
Tessora Liqueurs
The New Albany Academy
Thomas | Riddle Group, New Albany Realty
Timeless Skin Solutions
Trove Warehouse
Ultimate U Total Health
Vintage Restyled
Walker Long GAH, LLC (Options Med Weight Loss)
Westerville Restaurant Group LLC dba Harry Buffalo
Wright Stuff Dispatch
Yarrington Studio