Sunday, June 8, 2003

Business notes



Ad company expands services

AllOver Media an advertising company, has changed its name from AJ Indoor Advertising and recently moved from Carew Tower to Longworth Hall. Its new address is 700 West Pete Rose Way, Longworth Hall 3C.

"Our business has grown substantially over the past few years, and we were running out of the capacity needed to support that growth," said company president David Habisch.

AllOver Media has more than doubled its square footage and will hire one new sales rep, Habisch said.

It is expanding its offerings to include media products such as truck wraps, telephone kiosk ads and gas pump-top placards. Indoor advertising, sometimes called ambient advertising, specializes in highly targeted messages placed in locations such as health clubs, restaurants, restrooms, garage lobbies and retail establishments.

The company has been in business for four years.

Although it is locally owned, it is affiliated with other AllOver Media agencies throughout the country.

Information: 723-4694.

Consulting firm gets bigger digs

Larger quarters have attracted a computer-consulting firm from Symmes Township to Loveland. Cincinnati Network Solutions has moved its offices from Montgomery Road to 1007 Cottonwood Drive.

CNS uses network integration services to help organizations understand their computer networks, streamline business processes and improve productivity.

The company, founded about 15 years ago, works with businesses in Cincinnati, Dayton, Ohio, Columbus and Lexington.

"The opportunity presented itself, and we had to jump on it," said CNS president John Reising.

Information: 583-8625.

Dental practice moves to Loveland

A dental practice has relocated to Loveland.

The office of Ben Kaseff is now open at 6417 Branch Hill-Guinea Pike. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, but appointments can be made at other times, including evenings and Saturdays, Dr. Kaseff said.

The dentist, who earned his dental degree from the University of Louisville, has been in practice since 1997. His former location was in Montgomery.

Information: 683-4800.

Arby's adds Blue Ash store

There's a new Arby's in Blue Ash.

The fast-food restaurant, at 4951 Cornell Road, is the 54th Arby's franchise in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area owned by Restaurant Management, Inc.

"Adding another location in the Greater Cincinnati market continues our ongoing and aggressive expansion strategy," said Michael Howe, president and COO of Triarc Restaurant Group, franchiser of the Arby's brand.

Arby's, which first made its mark by offering roast beef sandwiches in a burger-dominated fast-food world, has expanded its menu to include chicken sandwiches as well as other deli-type sandwiches, curly fries, potato cakes and hot appetizers.

The restaurant is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday..

Information: 489-3014.

Company buys Milford hair salon

R.J.'s Pro's has acquired its second Cincinnati-area Pro-Cuts hair salon.

The Fayetteville, Ohio company now owns Pro-Cuts at 962 Lila Ave. in Milford. The salon has been in business for 10 years.

"My husband, Richard, and I are excited about assuming ownership of the Pro-Cuts shop in Milford," said Billie Jo Borders, president of R.J.'s Pro's. "Pro-Cuts has a proven track record in Milford for providing friendly and professional service, and it has a steady clientele."

The Borders' other Pro-Cuts location is in Mariemont.

Paul Sturiale, Pro-Cuts' director of communications, said the company has more than 200 locations in 12 states and has been honored by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the nation's top franchise companies.

The Milford Pro-Cuts is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

No appointments are necessary.

Information: 248-0770.

Lawyer certified in estate planning

Local lawyer Daniel H. McKinney has been certified by the Ohio Bar Association as a specialist in estate planning, trusts and probate law.

Earning the distinction requires that a lawyer demonstrate substantial experience in this specialty area and be recommended by at least five other lawyers.

This is the first time the state has offered this certification.

Of the 225 lawyers statewide who applied for it, 80 were successful.

McKinney is the founder of McKinney & Namei Co., LPA, and head of the Daniel H. McKinney & Associates Tax and Estate Planning Group.

He is a graduate of Ohio State University and Harvard Law School.

Over the years, he has served on and chaired various committees of the Cincinnati Bar Association, including those involving estate planning, trusts, wills and taxation.

Information: 721-0200.

E-mail jcallison@zoomtown.com or fax 564-6991 with openings, expansions and other news about neighborhood businesses.



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