Daily briefing – Dec. 24

Staff report

* Cabela’s is now accepting online applications for approximately 130 full-time, part-time and seasonal positions at its new Centerville, Ohio, store.

“This is a great opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to work in the field they are passionate about,” said Mike Adlesh, general manager of the new store. “Cabela’s employees get to work with the outdoor gear they use and love with a great staff full of like-minded sportsmen and women.”

Cabela’s employees work within an outdoor environment to create a fun and unique shopping experience while providing superior customer service. Interested applicants with a passion for the outdoors are encouraged to apply for positions in all departments including hunting, camping, fishing, shooting, gifts, customer service and more.

Anyone interested in applying should visit www.cabelas.jobs, click on “Job Search,” then select United States and Centerville, Ohio, for the location and click “Search.” Select a desired position then follow instructions to log in and apply. Selected applicants will be contacted for further information.

* Fifteen rural Ohio school districts and their corresponding counties and townships will share $2,054,354 from the sale of timber from Ohio’s state forests, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This is an increase in the amount of funding available to local schools; last year a total of $1,765,245 was distributed.

ODNR Director James Zehringer visited Central Elementary School in McArthur to attend a Trees to Textbooks ceremony and to help Smokey Bear share his fire safety message with the students.

“This program provides an excellent opportunity for these communities to benefit from the natural resources found right in their backyards,” said Zehringer. “We understand how important these funds are to the local schools, counties and townships as they work to provide their students and residents with a great education and safer communities.”

“These revenues are an investment in the education and maintenance of our local communities,” said Robert Boyles, ODNR deputy director and state forester. “Well-managed public and private forests have far-reaching benefits for us all.”

No grants were given to communities in Crawford, Morrow, Richland or Knox Counties.

* Central Ohio inventory continues to remain at a record low – lower than any year since 2000. The total inventory of homes for sale during the month of November in central Ohio was 6,976, a decrease of 9.3 percent from the previous month and 16.3 percent lower than November 2014, according to the Columbus REALTORS Multiple Listing Service.

The months supply of inventory was also a record low of 2.7 in November, ten percent lower than the previous month and 25 percent lower than 2014.

The months supply is calculated by taking the amount of inventory divided by average monthly sales over the last 12 months. In other words, if no more homes were added to the market, it would take about 2.7 months to sell all of the homes and condos current for sale in central Ohio.


Staff report