Stories tagged with: Fundraiser

November 16, 2013 - 6:39pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

A local boy scout troop fired off some shots on Saturday in order to raise money for camp and other supplies.

Boy scouts and community members brought out their guns and shot at a variety of targets during the 5th annual Boy Scout Troop 137 Turkey Shoot.

"We sign up 15 shooters at a time," said Chapter Representative, Keith McCormick. "We have different patterns, we have slugs, lucky X, closest shot to the center of the X, and then pattern shot which is the most...

November 8, 2013 - 5:57pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

The Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County wants the public to come out to a local restaurant to support a good cause.

The Buffalo Wild Wings in Zanesville will donate 15 percent of their proceeds to the shelter to keep the organization running smoothly. The public can stop by anytime from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Monday, November 11th to support the local shelter.

"Everything goes right back into providing care for the homeless cats and dogs and animals that we take care...

November 3, 2013 - 8:33pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

A local dance team held a holiday shopping event to raise money for their annual competitions.

The West Muskingum Twisters held their 3rd annual Holiday Craft Bazaar at the high school Saturday afternoon. There were more than 40 vendors selling a variety of items to the public.

"We have a lot of wood crafts, a lot of jewelry makers.. A lot of people that have their own crafts that they brought in to make and then some home businesses like Scentsy, Avon and Thirty one, they...

November 2, 2013 - 5:18pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

Locals went shopping for Christmas a little bit early at East Side Community Ministries on Saturday.

For the 7th year, more than 15 vendors gathered at the center for its annual Holiday Bazaar. The event that lasted from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon and brought local businesses and national vendors to sell a variety of items to the public.

"We have one person who has taken old furniture and repainted it and is selling it," said Development Director,...

November 2, 2013 - 5:15pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Ohio State Alumni Association met at The Barn for a special" Beat the Boilers" football game watch party  on Saturday.

More than 100 buckeye fans met at the bar to cheer on their favorite team, eat lunch and participate in a special buckeye raffle.

"We have a lot of OSU spirit items and things for your car like license plate holders, flags and things like that," said Alumni President, Terry Kopchak. We also have OSU...

October 14, 2013 - 5:10pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

Organizers are gearing up for this Sunday's 17th Annual Souper Bowl Benefit and invites the community to join them for a warm meal .

More than 40 area sponsors and local churches are joining together to make this year's fundraiser a success. There will be musical entertainment, and a variety of food options for guests to purchase for $5.

"We have four different kinds of soup," said Co-Organizer, Keely Warden. We have vegetarian vegetable, we have bean soup, a really...

August 31, 2013 - 5:41pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

The community came together to support a local man through one of his toughest times.

Friends of Terry Kline put together a car and truck show to raise money for the medical expenses he acquired after recently undergoing an extensive surgery.

"Terry is amazing a very hard worker. He works for Dollar General and he had open heart surgery, and they are just a little bit down of their finances and we are just trying to help them," said Hope the Clown.

Along with cars...

July 17, 2013 - 5:37pm
3 years 1 week ago

The Dresden Swim Center is owned by the Longaberger Company and they're looking to sell it to the Village of Dresden by this fall.

"The village has leased this pool from Longaberger for the past 10 years and now the village is looking to purchase the pool from Longaberger this summer," said Samantha Mizer, Manager of the Dresden Swim Center. "And we're having a swim meet, Saturday, July 27th as a fundraiser to purchase the pool."

Mizer says this is the first...

July 16, 2013 - 4:11pm
3 years 1 week ago

18-month-old Callista Lynch was born with spina bifida, a common birth defect that affects the spine and eventually causes other complications. The Lynch family will travel to Columbus early Wednesday morning for Callista's eighth surgery.

"No one here will treat her because they don't have the skills, the equipment," said Kim Lynch, Callista's mother. "So everytime she needs something, we're driving to Columbus. And if they don't have it in Columbus, then we'll drive to...

May 24, 2013 - 5:47pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

16-month-old Sebastian was diagnosed with down syndrome, a heart defect, a bowel blockage and Tracheomalacia. As he grows, so do his medical bills. His family is holding a poker run fundraiser to help offset the cost of his medical bills.

"It starts at Fat Boy's in Avondale and it ends at Fat Boy's. First bike goes out at 11:00 a.m., last one at 1:00 p.m. We're going to have a band and we're going to have food and we're going to have a silent auction and a 50/50, and it's...

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