About 100 people dressed in green participated in the St. Patty's Day Mud Run on Saturday afternoon.
"This is our second annual St. Patrick's Day Mud Run, and we were real excited, we were hoping to have 100 runners and that's exactly where we ended up this year. Fortunately the weather held off and we're having a great time and they're having a great time on the course," said YMCA Executive Director, Craig Miracle.
The 2012 YMCA Women of Achievement award recipients were honored Wednesday night at a dinner at Ohio University Zanesville.
This is the 24th year of the program. This year Cynthia Tuck and Sandra Harstine received The Josephine Phillips Health Care Award.
Anna Marie Katt and Cindy Clark were awarded The Aldine Roach Flegal Special Recognition Award. The two winners of The Muskingum County Community Youth Foundation Bright Futures Award are Allison Bradley and Madeline...
The Muskingum Family YMCA today announced the 2012 Women of Achievement recipients.
Muskingum Family YMCA’s CEO, Craig Miracle states, “we are proud to be able to present the 24th year of the Women of Achievement recognition program and we again have an outstanding group of recipients.”
The 2012 recipients are;
The Josephine Phillips Health Care Award Cynthia Tuck and Sandra Harstine
Zanesville runners are showing their dedication despite the cold temperatures.
During the 7th annual Zaney Reindeer Run, participants were able to help the Muskingum Family YMCA spread their message. The event helps with the YMCA's financial assistance program which provides scholarships to the youth of the community.
"It creates awareness. Number One, it talks about what The Y is all about and no one is turned away due to inability to pay. It also fits in with...
The YMCA is kicking off its 12 week Summer Camp next Tuesday.
It's open to those going into kindergarten next year through 8th grade.
"A lot of folks are looking for, especially parents, a place for their kids to go, and two questions we get are: Are they safe and will they have fun? They answer is yes to both of these, " says Executive Director, Craig Miracle.
Miracle says the kids will continue to be active throughout the summer with all the planned activities,...
Nine women are honored for their good works in the Zanesville community.
The recipients vary in background as well as age.
"Our Bright Futures Award is Olivia Durant. She's a senior at Bishop Rosecrans," said Craig Miracle, of the Muskingum Family Y. "Two of our young adults are from 25-31. And we have Francis Moore who is our Lifetime Recipient and she is 91."
Miracle said tonight's recipients each gave a small speech, which he says is better than any...
More than sixty residents laced up Saturday morning for a run to help local children.
The walk/run wrapped up the month long Strong Kids Campaign put on by the YMCA. The Strong Kids Campaign raises money to fund the YMCA's financial assistance program.
"We will utilize a lot of that goes into assistance during the summer with our camp because we have a lot of folks that are maybe working and having a hard time getting by and we are able to provide that assistance...
This week's YMCA "Women of Achievement" recipient has a constant presence at the gym.
Genesis Lifestyle and Fitness Director, Beth Chapman, says both the nomination and recognition came as a shock to her.
"Being in the Zanesville area for 16 years plus, I've really been able to learn a lot about the community but also about the people. I really enjoy the community and being part of healthcare is where I really enjoy the work, " says Chapman.