Stories tagged with: women

April 26, 2014 - 6:23pm
12 weeks 5 days ago

Members of the Muskingum County Chapter of the NAACP celebrated the achievement of local women just before Mother's Day.

Today was the 1st annual "Women Working Together to Build a Stronger Community Luncheon." the event aimed to pay homage to four special ladies that dedicated their lives to improving their community and being role models for younger generations.

"The things with the nutrition and health and education and promoting people, a lot of people said...

March 12, 2013 - 7:04pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

For new moms there are always several questions and concerns they have regarding breast-feeding.

New research and information is always coming out that is is the healthiest route for a mom to take for her baby. The group women, infant and children offers a breast-feeding cafe every month for Moms to gather to learn more.

Breast-Feeding Peer Helper Lisa Davidson said, "Talk and hang out and talk about what questions they have and sometimes we have a topic like this month we...

January 6, 2012 - 6:34pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

Opportunities are growing for women in energy-related job fields, and an upcoming event can help prepare those who want to learn more about the industry.

Zane State College is hosting an orientation to energy careers next week.  Director of Career Services Jamie Clark said Hard Hatted Women is providing an open forum for students and adults interested in taking a step forward in their career paths.

"This is a partnership within our community," said Clark. ...

August 31, 2010 - 4:45pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

A syndrome causing mental and behavioral challenges among infants is highly preventable, but affecting thousands yearly, which is why Governor Ted Strickland is declaring a day of awareness.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome affects nearly 40,000 infants yearly, causing mental, behavioral, and physical challenges. September 9 (09/09) is being declared Fetal Alcohol Awareness Day to commemorate the 'nine months' of a woman's pregnancy. Nationally, the day has been set aside since 1999, and in...

July 17, 2010 - 5:08pm
4 years 1 week ago

A local organization is taking a swing at giving community members the opportunity to further their education.

Soroptomist International, Zanesville Chapter, works for the betterment and advancement of women. They held their third annual outing at the Green Valley Golf Course to raise money for scholarships.

"We have three specific Soroptomist scholarships and they are, one is for a high school senior who has done a lot of exemplary work, volunteering, and is a wonderful...

July 8, 2010 - 7:43pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

Women from across the country are receiving a message of hope. Tami Longaberger invited 120 people, mostly breast cancer survivors, to attend her annual "Think Pink" luncheon at her home.

To Kay Cox, being diagnosed with breast cancer over a year ago didn't seem possible. She had no family history of it, but one visit with her doctor changed her life forever.

"There are so many women. Like yourselves, we've all been there. We've heard those words from the doctor's...

May 11, 2010 - 6:36pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

Women are a top priority this week. President Barack Obama has declared it National Women's Health Week.

Licking County Health Commissioner, Joe Ebel, says women often forget about their own health because they are too busy tending to their families, but he says it's important for them to take care of themselves.

So, the health department is offering some guidelines including: eating a balanced diet, getting at least a half hour of physical activity a day, checking your vision,...

September 23, 2009 - 9:27pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

In 1920 the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote.

Today, women and men gathered for a 'Rally In The Alley' at Bryan's Place on 6th Street in Zanesville. The event is sponsored by the Muskingum County Women's Republican Club and has one simple goal.

"To support our candidates, that is what it is all about... to give support to these folks. It is very expensive and very time consuming, it takes a great abundance of energy for these folks to run for office...

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