Father's Day may be on Sunday, but several area dads decided to celebrate one day early.
ForeverDads hosted their 11th annual All Star Dads Day at the Muskingum Family Y beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Fred Matthews is a proud father who has spent the last 34 years helping coach area youth. He said events like this are a great way to show support for local kids.
"The park's full of kids," Matthews said. "And like I say, this is these kids' Kings Island...
Expectant dads got a helping hand as they take their first steps into fatherhood.
ForeverDads held their nationally recognized Boot Camp Saturday. Fathers and those soon-to-be fathers attended the program designed specifically for men, providing an opportunity to learn and connect with other fathers on topics such as how to take care of mom, before during and after birth, plus how to calm a crying baby, change a diaper and of course what to do in the hospital.
ForeverDads held its first "Tribute to Fatherhood" Tuesday evening.
The event was held at the North Terrace Church of Christ and recognized Bishop Frank McDonald and Ray Thomas along with coaches Don Stahl, Ron Apperson, and Whit Parks for their leadership.
"Fathers are fathers for generations, perpetually making this community better, and strengthening the lives of our children. So we sought men who have made a difference not only in their families, but in this...
ForeverDads is hosting its monthly boot camp for new dads this weekend.
It's a program to teach fathers how to care for their new child.
Executive Director Burl Lemon said the program is a great opportunity for dads-to-be.
"It's really a neat time for men to get together and just spend some time sharing about what it is to be a dad, to celebrate it and at the same time, learn from it from men who have been there recently who have done it; real men, and I think that's...
Father's Day isn't until tomorrow, but a group of dads is celebrating fatherhood a little early.
On Saturday ForeverDads held an All Star Dad's Day at the Muskingum Family 'Y'. The celebration featured quality time activities for dads and kids. Executive Director Burl Lemon hosts this event every year to bring families closer together.
"ForeverDads purpose is to encourage, educate and equip men to develop positive relationships with their children, the family and the...
You have to save the father before you can save the children. That's the motto of ForeverDads, a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening fatherhood.
On Sunday night ForeverDads held its graduation celebration and alumni reunion at Rolling Plains United Methodist Church in Zanesville. Executive Director Burl Lemon said the fathers completed a 13 session program focusing on the impact of healthy relationships.
Though Father's Day has passed, ForeverDads celebrate the gift of fatherhood in a special way today.
ForeverDads held their seventh annual All-Star-Dad's Day to give fathers and their families a chance to spend quality time together at the Muskingum Family Y.
"For me the best part is seeing new faces of fathers I've never met before with their families and i think the best thing is just seeing the smile on children's faces," says Burl Lemon, Executive Director of...