Stories tagged with: Fundraiser

September 9, 2010 - 5:13pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

Christmas may be the last thing on your mind, but in order to make sure troops overseas receive their care packages in time, a local organization is starting early, and they're asking for your help.

A-1 Heating and Cooling located on Linden Avenue decided that in honor of September 11, they wanted to support the troops by helping local organization, Operation Spirit, in holding a fundraiser.

Starting Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., about 60 volunteers will be out at A-1...

August 14, 2010 - 7:48pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

Homeless animals in Muskingum County will continue to get the care they need.

The annual Animal Shelter Society Auction was held Saturday evening, which is the shelters largest fundraiser of the year.

"We're an adoptable, no-kill shelter, which means that anything that's adoptable, healthy, and not aggressive is never euthanized for lack of space. If we didn't have these funds, we would not be able to do that, " says Executive Director, Larry Hostetler.

Hostetler...

July 17, 2010 - 5:26pm
5 years 6 weeks ago

A record number of golfers hit the links in support of the community's youth.

Eastside Community Ministries held their fourth annual golf outing at the Jaycees Course. Their goal is to provide programs that benefit kids.

"We have this event to help sponsor particularly the youth programs we run. We run a youth program that goes all year long and in the summer time they do lots and lots of exciting things so this helps support our youth program," says Sally Goins, an...

July 10, 2010 - 6:25pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

Runners and walkers hit the pavement early this morning to support a local charity.

The third-annual Kellogg's K-Road Race and one mile Fun Run was held today in support of Christ's Table.
 

"This money at this time will be really very appreciative and it's been a blessing for Christ's Table to have them, a corporation like this support an organization feeding those that are less fortunate," says Executive Director of Christ's Table, Gretchen Sayre.

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June 28, 2010 - 6:24pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

People were teeing off Monday to help women attend Zane State College.

The second-annual Drive for Women Golf Outing was held at Zanesville Country Club.

"About two thirds of our students are female and many of them come with significant financial needs to meet the cost of going to college, so what today is all about is women helping other women get a chance at a good paying career that could result from a good college education," says Executive Director of Zane State...

June 26, 2010 - 10:39pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

The Harrison Township Fire Department was called to that burn incident in Philo about 20 minutes before a parade that goes along with the annual Fireman's Festival.

The parade is a tradition for most families, who pull out folded lawn chairs and blankets to watch. 13-year-old Taylor Smith says there's one thing she looks forward to every year.

"Probably the clowns. I don't know. It just was funny looking, " says Smith.

There was also the roar of fire engines and...

May 22, 2010 - 7:30pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

No child went away empty-handed from the Moose Lodge today.

In an effort to raise money for the Ohio Special Olympics, The Moose Lodge organized a "Fun Day" fundraiser for the community. The main organizer, Carolyn Arbuckle, tells us why she helps.

"I think it's because of the special-needs people. There's just something about them. They're proud of everything they do and they don't realize they have a disability. If people could just see how they react when they'...

May 15, 2010 - 6:59pm
5 years 15 weeks ago

Local scouts and cheerleaders held a carwash today at the Golden Corral to raise money for Children's Miracle Network supporting the Nationwide Children's Hospital. Project Coordinator, Jeffery Brewer, says that cars showed up an hour early to get in line for the carwash. "It's a great community event and supports a great worthy cause," says Brewer.

Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Zanesville High School cheerleaders helped to make this event a great fundraising opportunity.

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May 15, 2010 - 6:36pm
5 years 15 weeks ago

It was a beautiful day for a walk around the park. More than 200 people gathered at Zane Landing Park in support of a very special cause. A walk was held to help raise money for Cystic Fibrosis, a disease with no cure, and no government funding. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation exists to provide money to help find a cure.

Special Events Director for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ohio Chapter, Erin Hays says, "The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is funded solely on our fundraising...

April 14, 2010 - 2:34pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

It's time to dig those old afro wigs and bell bottoms out of the closet.

For three years the Salvation Army has put on a mystery dinner as a fundraiser for it's programs. This year the mystery dinner is set in the 60s and 70s. And Captain Ralph Cambpell says, the organization really needs the community's support.

"We're in a real tight situation right now where we're just trying to raise what we can," said Capt. Campbell. "It'll help some of our youth programs....

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