The biggest week in Southeastern Ohio wouldn’t be complete without one annual activity.
Today marked the annual plate breaking ceremony at the Heritage Center, a tradition that Vice President of Hocking College, Roy Palmer, says has been going on for quite some time. “It goes back really, about thirty years. We’re actually going to have two board members that have been board members from the very beginning.”
According to Palmer, this is a celebrated event that the whole...
A local nursing program is teaching kids about the medical world at a young age, in the 10th annual “So you want to be a nurse?” program at Ohio University-Zanesville.
25 kids came out to the event today, moving through five different stations dealing with issues a nurse tackles every day. 19 nursing students were on hand to teach the kids what it takes and to show them the opportunities available when they grow up. They say it’s important to teach them at a young age.
The Zanesville Salvation Army is getting kids ready for school with the help of its newest leaders.
Captains Diane and Ralph Campbell joined the Salvation Army family in early July and are working on the 15th annual back to school clothing giveaway for needy kids. Diane says last year the program helped 650 kids and this year it’s expected to grow.
She is calling on the community to donate clothes before the school year begins because she says it’s important for kids to...