old worthington partnership

The Old Worthington Partnership is a volunteer-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on enhancing the geographic heart of Worthington, as well as attracting visitors and positive attention to the City of Worthington and areas within the Worthington City School district.

We promote the essence of community by designing special occasions to gather; supporting the advancement of local businesses; and beautifying and enhancing our historic district.

We stand as a strong and unique community advocate for growth, sustainability, collaboration, and engagement.

The Partnership engages in various ways such as community events (Farmers Markets, Chocolate Walk, Picnic with the Partnership, Worthington 1st Wednesdays, Craft Crawl, Holiday Open House and Illuminating Shopping) and hosting merchant meetings. The organization also provides ideas and input on ways to preserve Worthington’s community’s assets, including the historic buildings, promoting walking and biking resources, saving energy and other resources.

Our 2018-2019 Annual Report can be downloaded here.

The Old Worthington Partnership is a member of Heritage Ohio and an affiliate-member of the national Main Street organization.

Get involved! If you would like to be involved in the activities of The Partnership, please email Annina Parini at oldworthingtonpartnership@gmail.com or click on the green "volunteer" button below. 

 Bike Path project information can be found here.

Connect with us

 
Front row L to R: Joanne Dole, Beth Kowalczyk, Pat Kelso, Sarah Mullen, Cathe Moog, John Drago Back row L to R: Matt Gregory, Andrew Shuneson, Kevin Rohyans, Aaron Brown, Rick Espe  Not pictured David McCorkle


Front row L to R: Joanne Dole, Beth Kowalczyk, Pat Kelso, Sarah Mullen, Cathe Moog, John Drago
Back row L to R: Matt Gregory, Andrew Shuneson, Kevin Rohyans, Aaron Brown, Rick Espe
Not pictured David McCorkle

Executive team

Sarah Mullen | Keller Williams
President

Pat Kelso | Photographer
Secretary

Andrew Shuneson | FC Bank
Treasurer

Aaron Brown | Fahlgren Mortine
Immediate Past President

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS         

George Bleimes | Retired
Term Expires 2022

Aaron Brown | Fahlgren Mortine
Term Expires 2020

Joanne Dole | Retired
Term Expires 2020

John Drago | CPA
Term Expires 2021

Rick Espe | MKSK
Term Expires 2020

Andrew Shuneson | FC Bank
Term Expires 2022

Matt Gregory | NAI Ohio Equities
Term Expires 2020

Pat Kelso | Photographer
Term Expires 2022

Beth Kowalczyk | City Council Liaison
Term Expires 2020

David McCorkle | City of Worthington
Term Expires 2021

Cathe Moog | N2 Publishing
Term Expires 2022

Sarah Mullen | Realtor, Keller Williams
Term Expires 2021

Kevin Rohyans | New England Development Co.
Term Expires 2020

Michelle Wilson | Experience Columbus
Term Expires 2022


staff

Annina Parini, Executive Director

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Nina is a passionate advocate for Worthington. Using her considerable networking, project management, and leadership skills, honed in a career of non-profit management and with the U.S. House of Representatives, she works to enhance the Old Worthington experience. She lives 4 blocks off of High Street with her husband and three boys.

 

Beth Dekker, Tourism Director

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Beth uses her long-time experience in small business management to teach classes on business development and entrepreneurship. She’s now focusing her skills to promote Worthington as its new tourism director. Beth lives with her husband and two boys in Worthington’s Wilson Hill neighborhood.