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Strader’s Garden Center, w/six locations around the metro, will be open seven days a week … fully stocked w/everything you could imagine for Spring Gardening and the best selection of local-grown plants in Columbus for Mother’s Day. Open 9-to-6 today and tomorrow, 10-to-6 tomorrow.

Oak Creek Dental is re-opening a week from today, May 8th, with the same extended hours … with every measure taken to ensure the safety of you and their staff. Make an appointment now, at Oak-Creek-Dental-dot-com.

Davis Piano Moving, family-owned and operated since 1965 … serving the entire state of Ohio, is offering 10 percent off during the Stay-At-Home Order. Moving room-to-room, across the street or anywhere in Ohio. Davis-Piano-Moving-dot-com.

Zettler Hardware, your source for patio furniture, grills, and anything for the lawn or garden … invites you into anyone of their five locations that are open for business across the city. Zettler-Hardware-dot-com.

DiBella’s is offering 50% off all subs to first responders, healthcare workers, military and essential workers. Join the DiBella’s Sub Club loyalty program (for FREE) at Dibellas-dot-com, and receive a reward for 50% off your first online order.

BIBIBOP (bee bee bop) is reopening for To-Go & Delivery orders this coming Monday, the 4th! Try their healthy and delicious Family 4-Pack for just $19.99. Order online for easy pickup at bibibop-dot-com.

Smokehouse Brewing, looongtime partner of the Show … and home to just mouth-watering food, pretty much ANYTHING on the menu, is introducing their Feast-to-Go! Designed for dinner for the whole family. Including their Wing Bundle - 20 smoked wings, (my favorite wings in the city!), a pound of boneless wings, and a fries basket, with BBQ sauces. $36.99.

Squeek’s Bar & Grill right on Hill Road in Pickerington, another place with unbelievable wings, is serving a limited-menu Carry Out Thursday through Saturday nights … but it’s their “Bubba Wings,” voted the NBC-4 viewer favorite two years in-a-row! East side of Hill Road, south of 70.

Integrity Lawn & Landscape Services is offering a 10 percent discount to Public Safety workers on any and everything they do. Commercial and residential landscape, mulch, total landscape makeovers – even mowing. And tell ‘em you’re a ‘WoodHead!’

Corner Bakery, just west of 71 on Gemini, is continuing its thirty percent off offer … off any online or take out order over 20 bucks! Catering and third-party orders not included.

McDonald’s is still offering it’s FREE ‘Thank You’ meals to First Responders and Health Care Workers through Tuesday. Just roll through the Drive-Thru of any participating McDonald’s, show your badge, and enjoy a ‘Thank You’ meal, for FREE!

Tommy’s Jerky Outlet, right on Broadway in Grove City, invites Turkey hunters in every day to load up between Noon and 5pm. If you haven’t tried Tommy’s Jerky, you ain’t been huntin’ right.

Wheatberry Books, in beautiful, historic downtown Chillicothe, is open ONLINE … at Wheatberry-Books-dot-com. And check out their virtual storytime videos tomorrow night at 6, at Wheatberry-Books-dot-com.

Applebee’s/Columbus-Dublin is offering Family Bundle Meals to Go … starting at 7-50 per person that serve between three and eight people. Available via Carside to go, or delivered through Applebee’s mobile app, or third-party delivery service where available.

City BBQ is partner with guests right now, and for every five dollars in donations … they’ll donate a slow-smoked sandwich and two homemade sides (valued at 12 bucks) to a health care worker fighting to save lives at O-S-U hospital. One hundred percent of funds raised will be used to feed medical personnel.

Texas Roadhouse in Hilliard … has an offer for TOMORROW and SUNDAY (April 18 and 19th) … they’re hosting a Drive- Thru Farmers Market! They’ve reached out to their produce company and are going have butcher boxes, a fruit box, a veggie box, loaves of bread and beverages available. All you need to do is drive by Texas Roadhouse - Hilliard … while we shop alongside their car and cash them out!

Donavan Designs – a Columbus based stationery and gift company. They’ve been in business 21 years and like so many others, taken a big hit. For WCOL listeners we are offering 25% off all web orders. (coupon code- WCOL) Great Mother’s Day, Teacher, Graduation gifts! Also a great time to order personalized stationery to stay connected with friends!

Japanese Automotive … a locally-owned, full service auto repair shop in old downtown Hilliard off Main at 40-11 Wayne Street … is offering a discount on ANY of their services if you bring in a receipt from carry out at any local restaurant. Ask for Andrew or David.

Club Vinton, in McArthur … down in Vinton County … where we apparently have number of ‘Woodheads’ … is offering their famous, one-of-a-kind, original PICKLE PIZZA … a 16-incher … for only 8 bucks … if you tell ‘em you heard it on WCOL! Pickup orders only, at Club Vinton, just off Highway 50 in McArthur!

Oxford Automotive-a car service repair shop in Delaware and Powell. And they want to help the Health Care workers in central Ohio by giving them FREE oil changes for the next two weeks. Show work I.D. at either their Delaware or Powell location. Check ‘em out on Facebook.

Sideswipe Brewing- just south of the 70-670 split on Scioto-Harper Drive, offers 16 different beers available in Growlers and several 6-pack options. Please place orders online @ for pickup Wednesday through Friday 3-7, Saturday & Saturday 2-6.

High Tech Pressure Washing & Painting – This is ‘WoodHead’ Dave Collins’ company, who along with his wife, Maria, we know from both our Alaska and western Caribbean Cruises … is offering a Whole House Pressure Washing for $289 … or if you need painting, $500 off your next interior or exterior painting job.

Corner Bakery – Just west of 71 on Gemini … is open 7-to-7 for drive-thru or pickup … like I did for lunch yesterday. They have a “Feed Your Family for 29-99” special now. Mix ‘n Match any four meals – breakfast, lunch or dinner – for $29-99!

Your central Ohio Donato’s are open for contact-less delivery and pick up! Order online and get $2 off a Large pizza when you use promo code TWO.

Brio-Easton, featuring Brian Peters, the viral-sensation, social media chef – says they’re offering an Easter breakfast special, which serves SIX (6), for 45 bucks. Now you were supposed to pre-order by COB yesterday, BUT, if they didn’t sell out (and they might have), if you call right now, they maybe could still get you in. We know they’ll try hard to accommodate you.

Our friend and frequent 8:20 Money partner John Rousch at Moo Moo Car Wash, is OPEN again. And the first hour of operation each day, 7-to-8 weekdays, and 9-to-10 SUNDAY, is designated for customers age 60 and older, and at-risk customers. Their staff will be practicing social distancing mandates – to insure both your and their employee’s safety.

Kenworth – Chillicothe wants the THOUSANDS of truckers listening to WCOL to know that they’re OPEN for anything your rig needs. If you’re still out there rollin,’ Kenworth – Chillicothe will be open!

Pitabillities – Offering street food from their colorful, attractive painted food trucks from dozens of locations around Columbus, invites you to buy gift cards to support vendors like them, at

Bob Evans-Even when you can’t be with your loved ones, you can gift a Homestyle Hug Family Meal from Bob Evans. Starting at $19.99

When you order online, Central Ohio Bob Evans Managers will pick up the delivery fee. Pick your favorite comfort meal, where and when you want it delivered and we'll drop it right off at the door.

Want to pickup a Homestyle Hug meal yourself? Place your order online and pickup at your local Central Ohio Bob Evans Restaurant. Packed up safe and ready to eat, takeout comfort when you need it.

The Dipped Donut - We are open for carry out!!! Serving Delaware and Columbus with the best donuts, ever. We also have vegan and gluten free options, along with their D-I-Y donut kits. Follow them on Instagram and Facebook, and at to place an order.

Grove City Brewing Company/Plum Run Winery – They’re offering online ordering, carryout and delivery of Food, Beer, and Wine! We have daily lunch specials from 11-to-3 and offer FREE delivery to local small businesses and healthcare and first responders too! We also have Mimosa Kits to Go every day and specials, too! And delivery to the public through Grubhub and Door Dash.

The Butcher & Grocer/West First Avenue-Grandview – Tony Tanner’s terrific, growing business – featuring Ohio-raised beef, lamb, pork & chicken IS OPEN. They’re following every single Ohio Department of Health including opening an hour just for senior citizens, weekday mornings from 9-to-10. Open to the public 10-to-3 today; 10-to-5 tomorrow (Sat); and 10-to-2 Sunday.

Howiler-Stroud Automotive - is continuing business as usual with the added precaution of making sure our employees and workspaces are extra clean and sanitary. They have increased the cleaning and sanitation of their shop, waiting area, and are taking additional precautions to help maintain a clean and safe environment.

Zoup! – Is offering an instant $5 discount on any online order of $15 or more when ordering on Zoup-dot-com, pickup or delivery. Use Promo Code WCOL. Offer good until April 30 at any of Zoup’s six Columbus-area locations.

McClintock Electric – This is cool – they’re offering up their Delivery drivers for RIDES to any elderly or non-able persons who might need help. Their drivers are all over Columbus

CORNER BAKERY is offering 30 percent off all online orders and Take Out over 20 bucks. Breakfast, Lunch OR dinner! Corner-Bakery-dot-com. Delivery available.

YATS Café in Grandview is offering a ‘Stock Up’ Special. Two pints of their delicious entrees, rice, and Cajun buttered bread, for 25 bucks.

BRAVO/Lennox wants you to know you can still get their incredible, Italian-fused deliciousness TO GO! They’re still open for Carry Out, according to Executive Chef/Woodhead, Tammy Bellar.

WAFFLE HOUSE is still open in central Ohio, according to ‘Woodhead’ Will Ford, host of the ‘Woodhead Weddin!’ Call ahead and carry out some scattered, smothered, covered hash browns to GO!

THE GOAT restaurant & bar is offering pickup through their mobile app – or delivery with Door Dash, 11-to-9 weekdays. Pizza, burgers or wraps – or their ‘At Home’ Happy Hour gets you three appetizers and beers or a bottle of wine, too!

GATTO’S PIZZA in Clintonville is offering two dollars off any large, one-topping pizza to go. This original Italian family pizzeria has been open at the corner of KELSO and HIGH now for 68 years.

JERSEY MIKE’S is offering HALF OFF – ANY sub – ordered online or thru their JERSEY MIKE’S app. Free delivery if you use the app.

P.J.’s FAMILY RESTAURANT in Sunbury is still open … with MOST of their menu still available. Salads; wings; wraps & subs … with a trucker friendly HUGE parking lot to grab & go!

In response to the growing number of citizens being asked to remain in their homes or limit travel, EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS is eliminating delivery fees. In addition, Edible locations will begin offering free home delivery of whole fresh fruit.

FUSIAN, a fast-casual sushi restaurant based here in Columbus — with 10 locations scattered throughout Ohio, has quickly pivoted to become a digital grocer (in addition to an operational sushi restaurant)… with the goal of (a) feeding people (b) keeping small businesses Open.

This week, they’ve expanding our current delivery zones with their own “FUSIAN Fleet!” Really cool-looking, custom-painted delivery vans.

McDonald’s introduces “McDelivery!” So if you live in a house, apartment, condo, treehouse, or houseboat, your home is now a McDonald’s. Order with McDelivery on Uber Eats and Doordash today. With McDelivery, your home is now a McDonald’s.

MARSHALL’s in Grandview is Open … Tuesday through Sunday, 9-to-6:30. Full menu available … and 20 percent off to First Responders!

BRUEGGER’S BAGELS in Dublin, in the Shoppes at River Ridge and on Lane Avenue are still open for both Carry Out AND Delivery. Locally owned and operated.

Ohio Urgent Dental Care is open 8-to-5, Monday through Friday, for your immediate dental needs during these difficult times. They’ll record your temperature at the front door & have you wait in your car until we can see you so we can maintain a safe environment for their patients.

Women That Farm, or W-T-F MEATS, ‘Woodhead’ Brandi Anderson offers fresh, farm-raised beef, pork, chicken and eggs – all kinds of staples. She had pigs and cows head to the butcher this week to replenish her supply. She’s NEVER raised her prices!

GERMAIN FORD – wants you to know they’re still open, albeit with smaller staff and adjusted hours. Or – they’ll come to YOU. You can test drive from anywhere. And ask about Ford’s six-month Payment Relief Program.

BLOW DRY CAFÉ, on Reed Road in U-A, is offering 15 percent off the purchase of 100-dollar gift cards, thru Tuesday.

BEER BARREL PIZZA, Roberts Court in Hilliard; Dublin Green on 161 in Plain City, or Online at beer-barrel-dot-com, is open to Carry Out orders 11-to-9.

Smokehouse Brewing

Smokehouse Brewing Company is open for carryout and deliveries right now as a community service. We will do so until the writing is on the wall.
For now, we're curtailing our hours slightly. We're open from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday through Friday. We're open noon-9:00 PM on Saturday and noon to 8:00 PM on Sunday.
Right now, we're offering our full menu, which can be found at
Our beer is also available to go, including Red Molly Ale, which we just tapped!
Thanks for doing this Woody. Let's all fight this good fight together. 

Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery

We are a small family-owned business in Gahanna at Stoneridge Plaza and we so appreciate your offer to get messages on the air for local businesses. 
We make fresh-every-day homemade cupcakes and homemade ice cream, and during this time of social distancing, we are still open for carry-out, we are offering curb-side delivery, and we are offering "cupcake decorating kits" that include unfrosted cupcakes, two signature frostings, and three kinds of sprinkles! We think they would be an awesome idea for families with kids at home who want a unique activity! 

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

He is asking that anybody carrying out from one of his restaurants, from now until the end of the month, purchase a gift card on line at
100% of the gift card will go to the Associate Relief Fund and be divided among his 4000 employees by check in April.
He says he realizes his employees are the "Backbone" of his restaurants and wants to help keep food on their table. 
This man and his company are awesome!

Tee Jaye's Country Place Restaurnts

We are offering carryout and delivery
Carryout can be done by calling or ordering online
Delivery is available through Uber Eats and Door Dash
We are open daily from 7-4 and until 6 on the weekends
High Street location- 4910 N. High Street
West Broad- 4048 West Broad Street
Parsons Avenue- 1385 Parsons Avenue
Newark -1195 N. 21st Street
Hours may vary- we post it on facebook and instagram daily

Winan's Chocolates, Coffee and Wine

1125 Yard St in Grandview Yard.
We are currently having three sales.Our coffee sale which is buy any 1-lb bag of coffee and get the 2nd at half price and also $5 off bottle of all wines on our wine bar menu.
We also have marked all of our Easter Chocolates and candies at 25% off. 

Grandview Café

We’regiving 10% off all curbside orders. People can call us at 614-725-1077 and we’ll run your order out to your car. Our new hours are 11am-9pm (everyday). People can also avoid the grocery stores and grab beer and wine from us as well!
Delivery services: Uber Eats and Postmates

Starliner Diner

Starliner Diner in Hilliard isoffering carryout service by calling us directat 614-529-1198and delivery through doordash. Our hours are Monday - Thursday 11 am to 7, Friday and Saturday 9 to 9, and Sunday 9 to 3. We also have carryout beer and wine available.Thanks so much for your support. 


Hofbrauhaus is open for Carry – Out Food and Bier form 11a-8p.

Legacy Smokehouse

We are offering free lunches to all kids from 11-2 (no purchase necessary). They can have a pulled pork slider or smoked turkey hotdog, apple sauce and a drink.
We are also doing a “Tumbleweed Menu” where people can order a Pork or Brisket Pack that has a pound of meat and 24oz of one of our sides. We will run it out to their car when they pickup so they don’t have to come inside.
We also have our normal menu available for standard takeout.
Our Hilliard location is open Tue-Sun 11-7 and Greenlawn location is Thur-Sun.

643 Spirit

We are logo apparel company. We are offering $8 Super Soft Tees Vintage Tees for businesses / corporations / service companies. We will work with your logo or we offer Free design for something special. 
Free shipping! 
Great way to encourage employees who still need to report to work during this time!

The Brialee Company LLC

My husband and I own a small business in Columbus. We sell instant drug and alcohol tests. We were notified two days ago from our supplier that we can now purchase COVID-19 instant tests. It’s a blood tests similar to checking for diabetes (quick prick of the finger) within three minutes you have your results. It’s so difficult for employers right now that own high demand business to keep employees because of this virus. If they could test their employees, everyone would be so much safer. If you think you could spread the word, that would be great. The tests come 25 to a box and they're $13.99 per test. 

UN Automotive

About 10 yrs ago 2 other Firestone
mechanics decided to branch off and open their own small shop and being
from Ghana Africa they really wanted awhite boy to help blend the mix.
lol ( we are able to joke about anything because we are truly brothers
in arms ). Our Mission statement here at U.N. Automotive is simple....
"A Promise To Care"
We have never raised our prices and still charge the labor
rates of 2010 .  Our hours are 8-to 6:30 Mon thru Sat.
this Corona virus is plaguing our business Woody! I have honestly
seen 2 cars this entire week! I have scrubbed the parking lot ,building
inside and out and maintained every thing here.
I'm not sure if we qualify for a small advertisement but we could sure
use some business and we are not asking for hand outs. We are not afraid
to work hard. 

Hometown Sports Apparel

My name is Stefanie Shomock and I own a small business in Lewis Center. We are a Spirit Wear business for local schools, businesses and sports clubs in central Ohio.
Today we designed and posted these waterproof decals on our website for sale NOW thru THIS SUNDAY night (March 22). We will donate $2 from each sale to the CDC Foundation fighting the Coronavirus. Currently Lysol is matching donations, which means $4 from each sale will go the CDC. 
We are trying to stay afloat & this would really help us out!
Here is a link to our website:
The decals are available in 3” or 5” size and are great for water bottles, laptops, vehicles, etc. They can be found on our page under Hometown Specialties/Our HOMETOWN.
Here is a link to the specific page with the decal listing:

Ross County Transportation

My company is called Ross county transportation.We offer transportation mainly to Medicaid people needing rides to doctors or pharmacies. We have opened up and are offering to to take people to work, airports, and taking people who don’t have Medicaid for a reasonable price. We operate out of ROSS county but can go to other counties or help find other transportation.Our number is 740-703-6864 or 740-775-1228.

CaJacob Law Group

Here at CaJacob Law Group, in response to the covid-19 pandemic we're doing our bankruptcy consultations virtually via Zoom, Facetime and Skype.
We've made most documents available to complete and sign electronically. 
We love our community and want to help as many of our neighbors as possible. So,we're offering reduced legal fees to anyone who has had a loss of income due to covid-19 or recent lay offs. We continue to, as we always have, offer reduced legal fees to teachers, school staff, first responders and military. 614-410-6640


If people still need taxes done, we will pick-up any tax work from the client’s doorstep (and return) to ensure people continue to practice social distancing. No charge for pick-up and delivery of documentation.
Can also accept documentation through encrypted email link provided.
PO Box 1934
Westerville OH 43086

Buckeye Complete Auto Care

I am the owner and operator of Buckeye Complete Auto Care, here in Columbus.I was wondering if you could help share with our community that we are here for those with auto repair needs through this stressful time.We want our community to know we are still open our regular hours and offering vehicle pick up and delivery to assist in the communities social distancing efforts. Additionally we are taking extra measures, like scheduled disinfection of our waiting room, and disinfecting customers vehicles before and after service.
Buckeye Complete Auto Care
3701 Karl Rd, Columbus, OH 43224

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