Stories tagged with: Brian Wagner

September 22, 2015 - 4:32pm
2 weeks 12 hours ago

Local artists have the opportunity to be recognized and honored for their craft.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Ronna Bucci and Dr. Charles Dietz Art Endowment Fund 2015 Artist's Award. Each year the fund awards a $500 grant to a working artist in the area, to help further their career.

"The monies that are actually awarded to the artist that win can use those for supplies, they can use those towards going to some sort...

June 18, 2015 - 4:06pm
15 weeks 1 day ago

A Leslie Cope painting has found its home at the National Road Zane Grey Museum.

The oil painting was housed at the downtown branch of PNC bank prior to the closing of the branch. PNC gave the painting to the Muskingum County Community Foundation who thought there was no better place than the Zane Grey Museum to display the work of art.

"We're going to keep it here as long as the museum wants to have it here," said CEO of MCCF Brian Wagner. "This is the home, we...

March 5, 2015 - 6:11pm
30 weeks 5 days ago

Applications are coming due for the Muskingum County Community Foundation's Spring grant competition.

Non-profit organizations dealing with the arts, education or recreation are eligible to apply for the grant. Foundation CEO Brian Wagner said several thousand dollars will be given out.

"They'll be about $30,000 available and how the distribution committee decides to divvy that up among the grants that the applications received will be at the discretion of the committee,...

January 30, 2015 - 10:23pm
35 weeks 4 days ago

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...

January 2, 2015 - 10:29pm
39 weeks 4 days ago

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...

September 18, 2014 - 6:35pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

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.

"He's been just an...

April 9, 2014 - 10:22am
1 year 25 weeks ago

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,...

February 18, 2014 - 1:05pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

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...

November 14, 2013 - 11:48am
1 year 46 weeks ago

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...

June 27, 2013 - 8:56pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

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...

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