Stories tagged with: Fundraiser

June 10, 2011 - 5:45pm
4 years 7 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
4 years 13 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
4 years 14 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
4 years 16 weeks 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
4 years 17 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
4 years 17 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
4 years 18 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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February 16, 2011 - 6:01pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

An inability to pay will not keep kids from the YMCA experience; that is the goal of the "Y" Strong Kids campaign that kicked off today. The campaign goal is to raise $20,000.

Each box lunch sold for the fundraiser generates $2.00 that will go towards supporting families who would not otherwise be able to join the "Y".

"Anytime we have the opportunity to give back and demonstrate to our community how we make an impact is always a good feeling,"...

November 18, 2010 - 7:22pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

O-H-I-O! Expect a lot of cheers coming from Eagle Sticks Friday night as Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts its 10th annual Buckeye Pep Rally.

While it may be taking place a week before the team's face-off against Michigan, it's not keeping fans away. About 450 people are attending the organizations second largest fundraiser

"Go Bucks! They had me worried a few weeks ago. We won't mention that other game, but I think everybody's got their hopes up for another great end to the...

November 13, 2010 - 6:53pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

The Marching Scotties hosted it's holiday bazaar Saturday morning at the Tri-Valley High School in Dresden. More than 50 vendors were on site selling all kinds of decorative items.

"It's very nice to have it around the holidays so everybody can get their Christmas shopping done and early and to get some nice and unique presents," said Coordinator Kim Kelsey.

All proceeds will be given to the marching band and will help with new uniforms, traveling expenses, instrument...

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