Stories tagged with: Fundraiser

June 28, 2010 - 6:24pm
5 years 44 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 44 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 49 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 50 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.

May 15, 2010 - 6:36pm
5 years 50 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
6 years 2 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....

March 21, 2010 - 5:46pm
6 years 6 weeks ago

Residents in Frazeysburg struck a pose Sunday to help the local fire department.

The Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department sent out mailers weeks ago asking locals for a donation to the fire department. With a donation, families could come to the fire station Sunday to have a free 8 x 10 portrait taken by Color Craft Family Portraits. For each family photographed, the fire department receives $10 dollars and a free smoke detector.


March 13, 2010 - 8:34pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

You may never have heard of mitochondrial disease, but every 30 minutes a child is born with the illness.

For six years Jody Thompson along with help from the community have put on the Bet on Baylee event in honor of her daughter, a nine-year old who suffers from the disease.

"The mitochondria are part of the cell that create energy from the food that you eat," said Melinda O'Toole of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. "Children and adults with the...

March 2, 2010 - 9:30pm
6 years 8 weeks ago

One local school is raising money in a unique way-donkey basketball. Yes, you read it right.

The Philo High School Baseball Team hosted a Donkey Basketball Tournament tonight at the home of the Electrics.

The Power Plant was packed to see just how the teams would manage a game with the animals.

"There's been a little bit of a buzz and talk about it," said Head Baseball Coach Rusty Miller. "But in my opinion, the biggest reason is that people are sick of snow...

October 6, 2009 - 8:04pm
6 years 29 weeks ago

One local restaurant is helping families around the area, who might not even know it.

The Bob Evans restaurant on Underwood Street held a fundraiser tonight, donating fifteen-percent of it's proceeds to the Carr Center's speech therapy program.

"We try to make those programs as affordable to parents as possible," said Jenny Sampson of the Carr Center. "With fundraisers such as this one, we will be able to continue to do that. We don't really have a goal in mind, we...

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