Stories tagged with: Recognition

May 8, 2014 - 7:15pm
10 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio State Veterinary Hospital and members of the Falls Township Fire Department received awards and a belated recognition for saving the life of the late "Zero", once a member of the Muskingum County Sheriff's K-9 unit.

Before Zero passed in 2012, he became sick while on duty in 2011 and the actions of these two organizations allowed him to fully recover from a nearly fatal heat stroke.

"I believe they started an IV, gave him fluids and did all the necessary...

May 19, 2011 - 10:27pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

More than 350 Genesis employees were recognized Thursday night for the work they do to save lives.

An annual reward and recognition event was held at North Terrace Church of Christ for those who have achieved milestones with Genesis. Genesis President and CEO, Matthew Perry, says without such dedicated workers Genesis would not exist.

"These people go through great, great lengths to make sure people are comforted for, and cared for in some of their most difficult hours and...

November 12, 2010 - 12:21pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

What does it mean to make a difference in someone's life?

A room full of 300 people found that answer out Friday morning at the Muskingum Valley Red Cross' annual Hometown Heroes Breakfast. 12 special individuals were recognized for their service to the community, and there were even a few tear-jerking moments.

While their stories may have been different, they all shared a similar message.

"We get a living by what we get, but we get a life by what we give. We hope...

October 30, 2010 - 10:34pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Branch of the NAACP is recognizing two of its own for the many contributions they have made in this community-in hopes of inspiring others to do so.

The 42nd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet was held Saturday night, where James McDonald was named Foot Soldier in the Sand Honoree. McDonald has been involved in a number of local organizations, including the Hallowed Hills Campground, Apostolic Ministerial Association, and the Muskingum County Community...

March 16, 2010 - 7:26pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

More than 600 fathers and their families are helped by the program Forever Dads each year.

Tonight the organization wanted to recognize those who have helped the program be so successful.

"It's just a recognition of all the people and all the things we've done this year," said Forever Dads Board of Directors President Allen Bennet. "It will bring some attention to what we're doing in our organization."

Forever Dads Executive Director Burl Lemon said the...

February 21, 2010 - 6:40pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

It can be as simple as opening a door for someone or giving someone extra change to get something out of the vending machine. Yet, it's an act that can really impact someone's life, and people are recognizing these acts worldwide.

Zanesville resident Crystal Stillion says it really helped when her pastor came over to help her family shovel out their driveway.

Pleasant City resident Melissa Lappert says an act of kindness is really helpful, especially when you have two young boys...

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