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6/17/2016 Ribbon Cutting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | The Olivet Opens in Downtown New Albany



Crystal Goebel
The Olivet, Owner

The Olivet Opens in Downtown New Albany

(June 17, 2016) – The Olivet celebrated its official grand opening at their 37 Bank Street, Suite 11 in New Albany’s downtown historic district, Wednesday, June 15th, with a ribbon cutting hosted by One Southern Indiana (1si). The event was attended by: city of New Albany Representative, Tonya Fischer; State Representative, Ed Clere; 1si Executive Vice President, Matt Hall; 1si Ambassadors, staff, and the public.

The Olivet is the only oil and vinegar retail establishment in Southern Indiana and offers a wide range of specialty and high quality products. Owner Crystal Goebel said, “We have lived in the Floyd County area for over 30 years and have observed a transformation of the historic downtown area in recent years.” Due to the revitalization of the downtown area, The Olivet seeks to bring handmade and unique products to the local community.

By working closely with their small, reputable suppliers, The Olivet offers outstanding and award-winning certified extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars. The Olivet also offers an extensive supply of whole spices, rubs, spice blends, beautifully crafted chocolates and truffles, and unique gift items. “There is truly something for everyone at The Olivet,” said Goebel. In addition to meeting and exceeding the needs of their customers, The Olivet also gives back to the local community through organizations such as, Lion’s Club, Humane Society, Hope Southern Indiana, local youth sports leagues, and local church organizations.

The Olivet is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and has a vast range of specialty and gourmet food products for any needs their customers may have. The Olivet is staffed by two full-time employees and one part-time employee, and will be able to provide exceptional service to customers.


The Olivet is an upscale retail establishment and tasting emporium offering premium extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars, handmade candies and chocolates, specialty and gourmet foods, and unique gifts, hand crafted by artisans. For more information and details about The Olivet, visit

The Olivet would like to acknowledge the organizations and individuals that helped in the company’s advancement: Goebel Law Office, First Savings Bank, ISBDC, Develop New Albany, New Albany Farmer’s Market, Carter Management Company, Terri Waggoner State Farm, Bass Group Real Estate, The Shops of Underground Station: Underground Classic Cuts, Body and Brow Boutique, Green Earth Outdoors, Dream Boutique, Christine Cherry Photography, New Albany Massage Therapeutics, Aladdin’s Café, Sew Fitting, Open Home Office Business Lounge, Dolce Vita Boutique.

One Southern Indiana (1si) was formed in July of 2006 as the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving Clark and Floyd Counties. 1si’s mission is to provide the connections, resources and services that help businesses innovate and thrive in the Southern Indiana/Louisville metro area.

Since its inception, the organization has evolved to include a three-prong approach to serve its members and investors. Business Resources, as the chamber side of the organization, encompasses membership, signature events and programs which support and encourage business growth; Economic Development works to grow the regional economy through the attraction of new commerce and assists with retention and expansion of existing businesses; Advocacy supports businesses at the government level by engaging in initiatives to preserve, protect and promote a business friendly environment free of obstacles to growth and development of commerce. For more information, visit