Stories tagged with: Fundraiser

April 13, 2013 - 5:14pm
1 year 4 days ago

Hundreds of people showed up for the Bet on Baylee Casino Day and Auction Night Saturday at the Roseville Community Center. The 12-hour event was inspired by a local girl diagnosed with Mitochondrial disease in hopes of finding a cure.

"Baylee suffers from Mitochondrial disease. Mitochondrial is where your energy is made and stored and Baylee's is defective. She just turned 13, she has never walked or talked. She pretty much has to have someone with her at all times. So we...

July 14, 2012 - 2:36pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

It was a good atmosphere for music lovers Saturday in South Zanesville.

Seven bands from around the area took the stage for the 2nd annual Battle of the Bands at the Newton Township Fire Department on the Maysville Pike.

Promoter James Applegate said the money raised will go to support the 6th annual Military Family Festival in October at the Zanesville Municipal Airport.

"We get exhibitors to come in that have something to do with the military. It's...

February 25, 2012 - 10:13pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

Senator Rob Portman was in Zanesville Saturday for a Republican Party fundraiser.

Portman joined his fellow Republican politicians at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner at Prophets Park. The Cincinnati native said he hopes voters understand the importance of casting a ballot in this election.

"Oho is going to be in the middle of it all this year, our primary is going to be important, which is coming up a week from Tuesday, but then the general election once again is really...

June 10, 2011 - 5:45pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Ellis Dam tragedy on the Muskingum River has driven one young girl and her family to step up and raise money for funeral expenses.

Three-year-old Ayden Cecil and two-year-old Anthony Tullius were camping with their family last Saturday, when they trailed off from their campsite. Ayden's body was found in the Muskingum River a mile upstream, but search crews have yet to locate Anthony.

When nine-year-old Hana Lane and her family heard of the tragedy, they decided to set up a...

May 1, 2011 - 8:01pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

Eastside Community Ministry hosted its 5th Annual Spud Luncheon on Sunday.

The public was invited to enjoy some home-cooked food at the Immanuel United Church of Christ in downtown Zanesville. All proceeds raised will benefit the ministry.

"It's designed to help raise funding for Eastside Community Ministry and the various programs that we have there primarily the food pantry, the clothing bank and the emergency services and our youth program for 32 children everyday,"...

April 26, 2011 - 5:36pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

The public is invited to enjoy a delicious brunch this weekend and also help out two organizations who provide services for those with special needs.

The Zanesville Chapter of the Knights of Columbus is hosting a fundraiser this Sunday for Starlight Adult Services here in town and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. All proceeds will be split evenly among the two groups.

"NAMI actually helps train the police officers to deal with those who have mental disabilities in...

April 9, 2011 - 6:36pm
3 years 1 week ago

An area family is receiving a wealth of community support to help make their dreams come true.

Paul and Hope Anne Dueck are hoping to adopt six-year-old Katya from eastern Europe. The couple feels they can help this child escape life in an institution where many with special needs are sent.

"I think what's going to be amazing is to watch her bloom and blossom as she gets the medical care and the love and the education that she needs," said Hope Anne Dueck. "I...

April 3, 2011 - 9:06pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

The local chapter of the Big Brothers Big Sisters hosted its 27th Annual "Bowl for Kids Sake" on Sunday.

Executive Director Mollie Crooks said 32% of the organization's funding is generated through this event.

"It's a phenomenally giving community and so we know there's a lots of opportunities for people to give, we think that the people that give to our program are passionate about children who see the results," she Crooks.

All proceeds will be used...

April 2, 2011 - 6:32pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

Some locals had a chance to eat a delicious breakfast Saturday morning and also help a good cause.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross hosted a pancake breakfast at Applebee's in Zanesville. Tickets were $5.00 and all proceeds benefited the organization.

"We only get our funding from the United Way and the good people of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan County, so doing events like this helps bring in the money we need to help the people for any disasters that might come up,"...

March 27, 2011 - 6:08pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

Some community members are giving back to those who help keep us safe.

The Dresden Volunteer Fire Department invited the public out for a steak dinner on Sunday. This is one of six fundraisers held throughout the year to help with the department's operating costs.

"The general expenses that we have for fire training, to buy equipment, replace outdated or obsolete equipment, and it also helps out the regular budget that we have," said Captain Jeff Garver.

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