Stories tagged with: help me grow

June 17, 2014 - 8:41pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

The local Help Me Grow organization is helping parents by offering two very different but equally effective programs.

The first is their early prevention program for children under the age of three dealing with a mental or physical disability. It aims to educate parents of any income level about the resources available to assist them.

" These might be children with down syndrome, spinal bifida born, children with a cleft pallet or the child hasn't reached their developmental...

March 12, 2014 - 5:24pm
23 weeks 20 hours ago

We normally THINK green in March, but the Ohio Health Department along with Help Me Grow is reminding families to EAT their greens and make healthy choices.

The month of March is National Nutrition Month. Along with promoting fruits and vegetables, Help Me Grow is recognizing March as the time to evaluate eating habits and to make positive adjustments to physical activity.

"Every year there's a different theme and this years theme is enjoy the taste of eating right and...

January 17, 2013 - 11:51am
1 year 30 weeks ago

A local coalition begins to move forward with plans to combat drug and alcohol abuse in Muskingum County.

The Drug and Alcohol Coalition began meeting in September and has since broken up into six committees to focus on different areas including health, law enforcement and prevention. Thursday, they talked about the goals of each committee. One is to help loved ones lost to drug and alcohol abuse.

"We're trying to develop a local Solace Chapter which is a chapter that helps...

July 9, 2010 - 12:21pm
4 years 6 weeks ago


A local organization wants to make sure kids learn safety.

Help Me Grow held their annual summer safety picnic Friday at Kidzville to teach kids what to do in emergencies.

"We talk to them a lot about summer safety about using sunscreen on their children and what's a good amount of time to be out in the sun. We have the smoke house for them to tour to learn about fire safety. So it's really just a fun summer event for the families," Heather Rice said.

Rice...

May 17, 2010 - 12:08pm
4 years 13 weeks ago


One local group wants to celebrate motherhood and help the community grow.

The organization Help Me Grow serves families with children under the age of three. They help kids develop and get them ready for school. Supervisor Heather Rice wants to invite any soon to be moms to a free Mommy To Be Party. It's Wednesday May 19th at 10:30 AM behind Bethesda Hospital in the shelter area. Rice said it's helpful for families expecting their first child.

"They are going to...

April 22, 2010 - 5:12pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

Today is the 40th annual Earth Day celebration. And some area residents got outside to enjoy it.

Help Me Grow, an organization which helps educate parents with children under the age of three and screen children's development, held a local celebration of the event.

"We're trying to encourage the families that we work with to spend some time outside, enjoying the nature that's around them and learn how to have healthy activities for their children," said Help Me Grow...

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