Stories tagged with: Christmas

December 22, 2010 - 6:54pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

A local school is helping bring Christmas to families in need.

Misty Miller, a mother of seven, says she is extremely thankful to have Foxfire Center for Student Success help her out this holiday season.  Two of Misty's children attend Foxfire School where they submitted requests to help their family with food and gifts for Christmas.

"I didn't have money this year to buy Christmas because I have a boy that has a lot of medical problems," said Miller. 

...

December 21, 2010 - 7:54pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

Christ's Table is offering a warm meal to those in need this Christmas.

Located in downtown Zanesville, the charity is providing a special turkey lunch on Saturday. Executive Director Gretchen Sayre says anyone who walks through the door is considered a guest.

"We do have table clothes on the table and Christmas decorations on the tables, we try to do that through all of the holidays to make them feel like they are at home or at a restaurant," she said.

It will be...

December 18, 2010 - 9:08pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

The countdown to Christmas is just days away and shoppers at Colony Square Mall mean business.

As soon as the mall opened its doors, shoppers had their minds set on one goal; to finish Christmas shopping once and for all.  But to Norval Camp, today was just like any other day.  Camp has been watching shoppers every morning for the past ten years. And with his people watching skills, Camp says he has noticed a big turn out this past week.
 

"I am a package...

December 12, 2010 - 10:20pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

A community comes together for a good cause.

The 20th annual Angel Tree Benefit performed its last Christmas show for the season this afternoon.  The benefit raised money for The Salvation Army serving Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties.  Under volunteer effort, Director Rich Tolliver says over 60 people took the stage to perform.

"Well when they come to audition, basically the different thing about the Angel Tree, I cast everybody who wants to be a part of it,...

December 8, 2010 - 5:57pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

The Salvation Army is asking for your help.

Every year, The Salvation Army provides Christmas baskets for families around the holidays.  And this year, they are welcoming your non-perishable food donations more than ever.

"Our greatest need, what we would like to do, is to make sure they have a Christmas dinner, so you know to be able to fill those baskets. We would like to be able to have enough food," said Salvation Army Christmas coordinator, Joyce...

December 5, 2010 - 9:36pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

With only 20 days until Christmas, some locals are shopping for the perfect tree.

Owner Steve Carter of Timber Run Gardens in Zanesville says he sells around 250 Christmas trees each year.  There are three types of trees you can choose from; those include artificial, fresh cut trees, and live trees which are especially important to maintain.

"Number one, you don't want it in the house too awful long; 2 to 3 weeks at max. You want to have a container that you can put...

December 3, 2010 - 8:18pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

You can be the Santa who brings presents to underprivileged children this Christmas.

Through Childrens Services, community members are able to provide children in protective custody or foster care with gifts this holiday season. More than twenty volunteers gathered at Faith United Methodist Church Friday afternoon to help sort and wrap the presents. Chairman Amy Muchnok has been involved with the program for 15 years, and says bringing Christmas to children holds a special meaning....

December 3, 2010 - 8:10pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

By: Kim Tewalt

 

You can be the Santa who brings presents to underprivileged children this Christmas.

Through Childrens Services, community members are able to provide children in protective custody or foster care with gifts this holiday season. More than twenty volunteers gathered at Faith United Methodist Church Friday afternoon to help sort and wrap the presents. Chairman Amy Muchnok has been involves with the program for 15 years, and says...

November 20, 2010 - 4:05pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

One organization is making sure our troops overseas have a happy holidays.

The volunteer's at Operation Spirit are having a hard time finding a free moment to take a break from packing up boxes to send to the troops. So far 170 boxes have been sent along with 260 stockings filled with goodies to help the troops have a great season.

"I think it's more important during the holidays because people especially those that don't have family support are lonely," said Director...

November 10, 2010 - 6:44pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

Ohio Christmas tree growers are trying to spread some holiday cheer overseas.

300 trees form the Buckeye State will be sent to Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar, and Kuwait for Operation Evergreen. There are some restrictions though. The trees need to be a certain size to fit into a 12 X 12 X 84 inch box.

"They fold up nice in a box. In other words, they're not stuff so the branches fold in. They don't beak off. Then they'll be nice when they get them," says Bob Daniels, owner...

For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Morning Rush      AM1240      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZweather      @Z92MorningRush
Share: