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INSPIRATION: Learn the practices preached by the coach’s coach when the New Albany Chamber of Commerce presents the R Factor Series with Tim Kight, who has inspired winning ways with OSU Football Coach Urban Meyer and his teams. Register online for Wednesday morning’s first session.

IMMIGRATION: Couple this hot-button issue with Islamophobia and you’ve got the topic for this week’s special Friday luncheon of the Columbus Metropolitan Club. Then continue the conversation March 15 when the CMC’s luncheon topic will be Moving Goods and People Across Borders: Dollars and Sense. Count on Jane Scott and the CMC to present timely topics.

IMPROVEMENT: Learn what Downtown’s two Special Improvement Districts—

Capital Crossroads and Discovery—have been up to in their new annual reports. One of the things we know Capital Crossroads is doing is helping to keep Downtown streets safer.  

IMPACT: The Health Policy Institute of Ohio last week released its latest Health Value Dashboard, which its notes is the only national ranking to measure the impact of healthcare spending. Sadly, it places Ohio at 46th of the 50 states for providing health value. The Institute invites those interested in public health policy to learn more about the report in a March 22 webinar.

INNOVATION: Rev1 is planning its third annual Innovation Hop for April 13, an evening celebration of entrepreneurs who are putting Columbus on the startup map. Register online for the free event.

INPUT: The Public Safety Division of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority is undergoing review to retain its revered recognition by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. The every-four-years process includes input sessions on April 3 by telephone or at John Glenn International Airport.