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JPMorgan Chase invests in community renaissance efforts with Ohio State University

The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology and JPMorgan Chase will make an important announcement at 10 a.m. on Thursday (3/15) at the Early Childhood Development Center in Columbus' Weinland Park neighborhood.

The project to be announced will have a major impact on the families and children living in Weinland Park, and in the future will aid similar neighborhoods everywhere.

Speakers will include Karen Holbrook, president of The Ohio State University, and Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase.

A hard hat tour of the construction site will follow the announcement.

WHAT: The Ohio State University and JPMorgan Chase will make an announcement and offer a construction site tour of the Early Childhood Development Center

WHEN: 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday (3/15)

WHERE: The Early Childhood Development Center, under construction at 175 E. 7th Ave. (corner of East 7th Ave. and North 4th St.)

A multbox will be available. The entrance to the site is on Summit Street.

NOTE: Hard hats are mandatory and will be provided. The building is still under construction so we advise low-heel shoes.

The $10 million Early Childhood Development Center, located at the corner of East 7th Ave. and North 4th St. in Columbus, will be completed in June 2007 and open to families in autumn 2007. It and the adjacent Columbus Public Schools elementary building represent part of plans for a laboratory school covering cradle to career.