The Muskingum County Community Foundation held their annual Groundhog Day Celebration Friday.
It was held at the Zane State, Ohio University Zanesville Campus Center in celebration of the foundation's 30th anniversary and to help get the community through the dead of winter. We spoke to CEO Brian Wagner who explains who all the event benefits.
"The money that's raised goes toward our spring grant competition. So the dollars that come in are going right back out into the...
This Friday the Masonic Temple ballroom was filled with food, music, and mingling for a surprise retirement party.
Many Zanesville locals came out to celebrate the retirement of Dr. David Mitzel who was formally the Muskingum County Community Foundation CEO. Mitzel was a pillar in the community bringing in millions of dollars in assets for the foundation, and dedicating over 20 years of his life to the position.
"He took the foundation from an organization that had about...
The WHIZ Media Group celebrated the long career of one of our own Thursday.
Brian Wagner, who worked for us for 22 years will be leaving tomorrow to pursue a new career. On October 6th, Wagner will begin working as CEO of the Muskingum County Community Foundation. Over his time here, Brian worked as an Operations Manager, Radio Announcer, and Meteorologist. WHIZ Media Group General Manager Hank Littick, says he was an incredibly valuable employee.
We're asking you to get involved and help us raise money for a local organization.
To raise funds for Big Brothers/Big Sisters WHIZ is giving you a chance to put a pie in the face of your favorite on air personality. If you donate money to the employees page your name get put into a drawing to actually throw the pie. Right now Live at Noon Meteorologist and Media Operations Director Brian Wagner leads with $75.00.
"I have mentioned this to him and he has remained silent,...
WHIZ-TV and Holiday Vacations have teamed up up for a scenic vacation of America's Southwest.
Host, Brian Wagner of WHIZ-TV will accompany viewers on the flight into Salt Lake City and the following bus trip experience.The relaxing vacation will feature sites and experiences unique to the vast Southwest region
"You've heard of the Grand Canyon," says Jane Milheiser, Tour Director/ Travel Show Presenter, "but a lot of people don't go out the Southwest to see...
Pre-school students through the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center get a lesson in the importance of reading.
November is National Literacy month and to celebrate guest readers have come to the pre-school classrooms. Thursday, WHIZ's Brian Wagner and his wife Christine spent time reading to special education students at the MVESC's preschool classes at Starlight.
"It just helps to add that level of importance," said Early Childhood Director at MVESC Krystal...
Some of the biggest names in country music including Jason Aldean, Tim Mcgraw, and Miranda Lambert participated in this local contest and now it's your turn.
The Texaco Country Showdown is a national talent search that gives people with big voices from small towns a chance at stardom. The contest is open to talent in Zanesville and surrounding areas. Group performances are also welcome at the Texaco Country Showdown.
"When we talk about the next country superstar doesn't...
A chance at a worry free vacation is close at hand.
Holiday Vacations and WHIZ are sponsoring a trip to Alaska with Meteorologist Brian Wagner that includes a Glacier Bay Cruise. On the trip vacationers will travel the Alaska Highway, Glacier Bay and Denali Park amongst other attractions.
It gives the traveler a chance to experience the best Alaska has to offer.
"You have no worries whatsoever. We take care of everything," said Holiday Vacations Paul Varsho....