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 643SPIRIT 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. Exhibitpro 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 RxNXT LLC Sandy Diggs State Farm Slight Kitchen Werk Soapwater LLC State Security, LLC Studio 605 Hair and Nail Salon SURROUND 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