Stories tagged with: ACCEL

July 5, 2016 - 2:32pm
19 hours 56 min ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Appalachian Center for Collaborative and Engaged Learning will be hosting a free produce market Wednesday at the Ohio University Zanesville/Zane State Campus Center.

Wednesday's free produce market will be indoors.

"We're very fortunate that our partnership with Zane State and OUZ has allowed us to be inside the campus center for our free food giveaways," ACCEL Project Manager Jason Schroeder said. "...

June 1, 2016 - 4:31pm
20 hours 44 min ago

ZANESVILLE, OH- ACCEL and Mid-Ohio Food Bank teamed up to create their first free farmers market outside of Zane State.

ACCEL Project Manager, Jason Schroeder, said that they spent all morning unloading tons of food for people.

“Throughout the day we have had all kinds of fruits and vegetables. I have unpacked everything from mangos to tomatoes, you name it, we got it,” Schroeder said.

Schroeder said that it was an extremely busy day, but it...

May 24, 2016 - 3:05pm
20 hours 53 min ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - The Appalachian Center for Collaborative and Engaged Learning (ACCEL) has partnered with one of the state’s largest food banks to help provide 10,000 pounds of free produce to residents in need.

ACCEL and Mid-Ohio Foodbank in Columbus hope that they will be able to reach 300 people at the free produce market. Opal Lambert, who is the site coordinator for the ACCEL said that this is the first free produce market held this year but she hopes that...

March 30, 2016 - 3:20pm
21 hours 59 min ago

 Two local organization are teaming up to hold two separate fundraisers to help benefit the community.

The South Zanesville United Methodist food pantry is collaborating with Accel food pantry to help raise money for upgrades to their facilities as well as the the expansion of their food pantries.

"The fundraiser will be a spaghetti dinner on April 23nd served from 4:30 to 6:30 we are limited to about 200 people that will be about to serve. It's open to all for a...

November 28, 2012 - 9:48pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville plans to lease a building once designated as the new location of the north end firehouse.

The property at 1674 Fairview Road was owned by McCullough's Tree Service and was purchased by the city. Lack of funding, put a project on hold that would have turned it into a fire house. Now, the city is leasing it to the Appalachian Center for Collaborative and Engaged Learning.

"The building itself has just been underutilized for storage that type of thing,...

June 11, 2012 - 11:03am
4 years 7 weeks ago

There's an opportunity this summer for kids to pick up a paycheck and learn life skills along the way.

The Muskingum County Opportunity Center received a $280,000 grant from the State of Ohio to employee those between the ages of 14-24. Those eligible will be paid minimum wage and work 25 hours a week. There are requirements to be eligible including meeting a set household income. The Appalachian Center for Collaborative and engaged learning is helping to pair those eligible with local...

August 23, 2010 - 5:12pm
5 years 48 weeks ago

If you have a hard time navigating the web, a local organization is offering some help.

The Appalachian Center for Collaborative and Engaged Learning or "ACCEL" applied for broadband stimulus funding a year ago. They were awarded $3.1 million to educate the community about the resources available to them on the web.

"The focus of what we're doing, we're going have 5,250 households, and we're going to teach those members of the households how to use the...

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