Stories tagged with: banquet

November 2, 2014 - 7:01pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

The local chapter of the NAACP held their Freedom Funds Banquet Saturday night.

The event was held has been taking place for the last 46 years. This year brought the largest turnout yet. According to Kenneth Burke, President of the Muskingum County NAACP Chapter, the event is held not only to raise money, but to bring the community together.

"The NAACP, everybody has the right to civil and equal rights. Everybody, I don't care who you are or what color you are and this...

August 28, 2012 - 6:21pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

One local organization is celebrating Fat Tuesday in August.

It was the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Zanesville's yearly banquet to honor its volunteers and donors at Bryan Place.

The banquet had a Mardi Gras theme to it, which Executive Director Mollie Crooks said represents the mission of the organization.

"It brings different people together, from different cultures, to have a good time, and to unite for a common cause and that's basically what Big Brothers Big...

October 7, 2009 - 4:43pm
6 years 18 weeks ago

Friends of Chuckie Murrey, the man who died from several bee stings in August, are holding a benefit banquet for his family.  Friends say Chuckie was a family man with a big heart and they hope to raise around $20,000 for the family.

"It is a benefit to raise money for the family, with there being no insurance we want to do the best we can to get as much money raised for them, to help cover any cost that she (Chuckie's wife) has," says Michelle...

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