Stories tagged with: Fundraiser

May 9, 2013 - 3:29pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Local businesses from Muskingum, Perry and Guernsey counties have been donating brand new purses to the 8th Annual Ladies Night Out event for you to bid on.

"We just wanted something fun to do and just thought a purse auction would be perfect for women to really have a good time and a wonderful ladies night out," said Marlene Henderson, Executive Director of The Red Cross.

Guests will enjoy a dinner and wine while bidding on designer purses and other incentives....

April 25, 2013 - 5:50pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

An up and coming business is looking for your support at their "Knit into Spring" fundraiser.

"Lil Bear is a knit wear fair trade, 100% fair trade knitwear company. I purchase fair trade yarns from third worlds to impure women out of poverty. And I am a designer. I design with it. Then I take the kits into lower income areas where maybe women need to have a little extra support financially," said Laura Berry, owner of Lil Bear.

You can submit a spring themed...

April 21, 2013 - 5:29pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

Heartbeats is a non-profit life-affirming pregnancy center. They offer free services like pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, counseling, and a 30-day supply of prenatal vitamins for women who get a positive pregnancy test. The bikers brought nearly one hundred bottles full of money to their weekly "hang-around" before their church service on Saturday.

"This is one way that we raise funds since all of our services are free. This pays for our services which is the ultrasound...

April 13, 2013 - 5:14pm
3 years 19 weeks 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
4 years 6 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
4 years 26 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
5 years 11 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
5 years 17 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
5 years 17 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
5 years 20 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...

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