Stories tagged with: Community

January 23, 2016 - 9:54pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

 The community is rallying around a local man in need of a new heart.

Chris Joseph suffers from a heart condition and needs a heart transplant and now the community is stepping in to help raise funds for the staggering medical bills that come with such a complex surgery. Joseph said the community's support is amazing and the love from his family is his motivation to keep going.

"You can't even put into words that have to put up with me not feeling that great and moody...

April 5, 2015 - 5:37pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

Eggs may have been hidden Sunday afternoon, but there was no hiding the excitement of a family and friends gathered for an Easter celebration.

The annual community egg hunt and cook out has been going on for at least 30 years now. We spoke to event organizer Violet Flickinger who told us about the event history and what goes in to putting it on each year.

"My mom and dad did it and they passed and I just kept it going....I fill every egg and everything by myself.....It...

April 12, 2014 - 4:30pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

Hundreds of families throughout the area met at the House of Grace Church to hunt for Easter eggs on Saturday.

more than 20,000 eggs were sprawled throughout the grounds. Each egg either contained candy or a special gift certificate for the children to take home with them.

They loved it, totally loved it. They been coming to us and the bikes, you ought to have seen the little boys face when he pulled the bike out of his egg, I was right there close to him and he was ready to see...

March 13, 2014 - 6:41pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

Elder Beerman is offering shoppers a way to help the community and receive a few coupons in the process.

The bi-annual Goodwill Sale starts on Thursday and shoppers are encouraged to bring in their lightly used clothing and home items to Elder Beerman to benefit the local community through job creation.

"With Elder Beerman helping with everything the donations. We get some really great items so it helps us having more people coming into our store and everything which helps...

March 7, 2014 - 6:45pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

Planning for the 28th Carr Center Cake auction is already underway and organizers are asking you to get involved.

Each year the center puts on the cake auction to raise money for their ten youth and senior based programs. Executive Director of the center, Kim Hosler says the money helps the center to provide the best service for their guests who participate in the educational workshops.

"The one community knows us for the best is the speech therapy program and we take...

December 1, 2010 - 4:20pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

Area businesses are learning new management methods.

The Business Incubator in Muskingum County is hosting an IT community luncheon on Friday at Zane State College from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

"The topic this year is going to be project management methodologies and that's truly something that people in information technology they do need to know how to manage change," said Executive Director Carol Humphreys.

Lunch will be...

November 25, 2010 - 7:46pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

Christ's table in Zanesville did its part in giving back to the community this Thanksgiving.

By 11am, the organization had already served more than 100 meals. Serving the masses means preparations for the big feast have to start days in advance.

"Now we start the turkey monday night, we cook them all night and all day tuesday and all day yesterday. Today they were getting the rest of the stuff ready, the stuffing, they will have a regular traditional Thanksgiving...

November 17, 2010 - 5:45pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

With steam billowing out of the Secrest Auditorium, there is no doubt Wednesday is SERTOMA Pancake Day in Zanesville.

With Thanksgiving Day right around the corner, the Y-city gobbled up its own annual day long feast. While the weather was a little dreary early, that didn't stop hungry stomachs from making their way in for their share of breakfast treats.

"This is a rarity in a community this size. For it to be the 51st year and the attendance doesn't drop off. It's...

November 9, 2010 - 6:54pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

When you turn on your TV, it's often plagued with depressing headlines.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says people start to forget about the good in our area, which is why it recognizes 12 individuals every year. The annual Hometown Heroes breakfast will be held this Friday morning at North Terrace Church of Christ.

"When you walk out of there, you feel so good about yourself and your community. It's the most heartwarming 90 minutes that you're going to spend," says...

May 22, 2010 - 10:24pm
6 years 14 weeks ago

Morgan County is honoring a man for his years of service to the community.

The Kate Love Simpson Library staff held a Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony for Doctor Robert Richmond, who is so commonly referred to as "Doc."

"I feel like maybe i shouldn't be here (laughs) because there's a lot of people who do the same thing in a community, but I really feel honored, " says "Doc."

"Doc" has been a veterinarian for over 50 years, and he...

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