Stories tagged with: MCCF

August 15, 2014 - 1:46pm
6 days 13 hours ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation has a new Chief Executive Officer and it’s someone you already know. The Foundation Executive Committee Friday unanimously approved the appointment of Brian Wagner as the new CEO of MCCF.  Wagner is WHIZ Media Group Operation’s Manager and longtime radio announcer and television meteorologist.  Wagner will begin his duties at the Foundation on October 6th.  Current Executive Director Dave Mitzel will remain with the...

March 25, 2014 - 4:56pm
21 weeks 1 day ago

Scholarship Central at the Muskingum County Community Foundation has their own "March Madness" going on this week.

Next Tuesday, April 1st is the deadline for those students wishing to apply for scholarship opportunities. The MCCF has extended their hours from 4 to 7 PM for this Wednesday and Thursday, as well as next Monday and Tuesday. No appointments necessary.

"Students can come in and get the help for filling out the applications. Anything...

February 24, 2014 - 5:55pm
25 weeks 3 days ago

Choosing which college to attend can be difficult for students, but one local program aims to make the transition as simple as possible.

Students from 6th grade all the way to their senior year are encouraged attend the annual Muskingum County Community Foundation's College Night. Local educators, students and counselors are working together to give visitor's insight on attending higher education.

"Anything from financial aid, well have financial aid representatives from the...

January 8, 2014 - 6:56pm
32 weeks 16 hours ago

For the 29th year, the Muskingum County Community Foundation is getting ready for its version of Groundhog Day.

the foundation will hold its annual Groundhog Day Celebration later this month. The fundraiser aims to raise money for grants and community projects while celebrating the accomplishments of local leaders in our area. Every year more than 200 items are sold in both a silent and live auction. This year organizers say the items up for grabs are spectacular and includes work from...

October 28, 2013 - 5:16pm
42 weeks 3 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation wants students to know it's not too late to apply for a special scholarship.

To apply for the Miss Olga and Miss Olaf Hanson Scholarship students must have completed their sophomore year of college and be actively pursuing a career in education. The scholarship is available to students in all levels of study.

"It's for students that are majoring in education," said Director of College Access Programs at Scholarship Central. It...

September 16, 2013 - 4:58pm
48 weeks 3 days ago

Muskingum County high school students are needed for a local service organization.

It's enrollment time for the Community Youth Foundation. It's part of the Muskingum County Community Foundation and is a grant writing and community service group that aims to improve the area through volunteerism.

"Every year we do the membership drive said CYF Advisor, Juliet Lacy. We are looking primarily for freshman and sophomores because we like for the students to serve all four years...

June 1, 2013 - 4:30pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

A young Zanesville man that was taken too soon is remembered through a fundraiser set up by his loving parents.

Grant Hickman died 2 years ago. He was a member of the Zanesville Football Team and touched the lives of many people in the community. Today was the 2nd annual Run for Grant event. The money raised at the run goes towards awarding scholarships to local students.

"It exceeds my expectations.. so many people the community got together my family my friends its...

January 16, 2012 - 1:02pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation is having its 27th annual Groundhog Day Fundraiser.

Executive Director David Mitzel says the event has been a success in the past and he expects the same this year. On January 27th, guests can enjoy silent and live auctions and food from 12 different caterers. Mitzel says they generally raise 45-thousand dollars in one evening.

"Once we receive that, we put that into a grant competition, so the money we gain that evening goes out to...

February 23, 2010 - 5:03pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

As March approaches, the time for students to finalize their college plans draw near.

And, for many students, college can be one of their biggest expenses.

That's why the Muskingum County Community Foundation is offering four scholarships to help.

One is the Bucci-Dietz Scholarship.

"That is available to those who plan to major in art in college or current college students majoring in art may apply," said College Access Advisor Terry Kopchak....

January 22, 2010 - 6:48pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

A local businessman and philanthropist is being honored for his service to Muskingum County.

Dick McClelland is receiving the Dick Johnson Civic Leadership Award from the Muskingum County Community Foundation. Executive Director Dave Mitzel says the award is given to a person who is a successful businessman, community leader and philanthropist.

"Mr. McClelland has been an exceptional business man he's headed up as president of Shelly and Sands, Eagle Sticks, they have a...

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