Stories tagged with: Jaycees

July 3, 2015 - 5:49pm
13 weeks 6 days ago

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River 4th of July celebration kicked off Friday.

The two-day festival started with a bang, complete with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Attendees can expect games, rides and a wide variety of different food for their enjoyment.

Jaycees President Nick Roberts explained, "I think we have a great event this year, we have a lot of vendors coming down, we have two bands tonight, three bands tomorrow that are going to play, we...

June 30, 2014 - 2:54pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

Stars and Stripes on the River continues its annual Fourth of July celebration beginning this Thursday night.

The celebration will kick off with live music and performances by local talent at Zane's Landing Park.

"We've got it starting on July 3rd from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m," said Jaycees President Mike Fulmer. "We're going to have a local band by the name of Carson Drive playing. They're going to take a break around seven o' clock and then we're...

July 4, 2013 - 4:51pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

Day two of Stars and Stripes on the River is taking place all day Thursday at Zane Landing Park.

At the downtown park, there is food, carnival games and local entertainment to amuse the crowds.

"We've got a band called To the Left, they're playing from 2 o'clock to 6 o'clock and later on this evening we have Carson Drive, another local band out of the Dresden area, they will be playing from 7 o'clock up until 9:45 p.m. when the fireworks start," said Jaycee's...

November 12, 2011 - 9:56am
3 years 47 weeks ago

The Jaycee's sponsored C-Day is a way to collect clothing, toys, canned good and other gently used items for the Salvation Army.

 Taking part is as easy as picking up a phone. Residents with items can call into the WHIZ studios, give their address and the Jaycees will come to your home to collect items.

"The holiday season is all about giving," said Jaycee's member Ben Whitacre. "It's such a good way to give back to the community and support those in need...

June 29, 2011 - 4:35pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

The 4th of July is just around the corner and it's time to make your holiday plans.

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River event will be held at Zane Landing Park. Festivities will kick off at 3:00PM on Sunday. There is also an evening concert and carnival rides. Plenty of non profit organizations and food vendors will take part.

"I believe some of the other non-profit vendors may have some face painting or some things like that for some of the kids," said...

May 19, 2011 - 4:58pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The cool and damp weather wasn't enough to stop some avid golfers tee off for a great cause Thursday afternoon

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross held their 22nd Annual Golf Outing at the Jaycees Golf Course in Zanesville. The outing helps raise money for the Red Cross Disaster  Relief Fund which helps victims of major disasters like tornados, flooding and house fires. Muskingum Red Cross Development Director Troy Alford says even with Thursday's weather, it still was a great turnout...

December 4, 2010 - 6:13pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

Collection day brings convenience for those wanting to donate.

Today's annual C-Day brought together the Zanesville Jaycees and Z-92.  During this event, people had the chance to donate canned goods, clothing, and even toys to The Salvation Army.  With the help of Z-92's Alan Tangey, contributors had the chance to call in and have their donations picked up by volunteers.

"It helps support the community. It helps support our local charities. It makes...

August 20, 2010 - 5:41pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

A hot day under the sun set up a warm round of golf for those taking part in the Chamber/Jaycees outing.

30 teams were at the Jaycees Golf Course for the joint fundraiser that supports both organizations. The thousands raised goes back to the community for projects close to the organizations and that makes the area stronger.

"That's what makes this a great place to live, a great place to make businesses want to locate and strong community organizations," explained...

May 29, 2010 - 6:03pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

If you were looking for a way to spend your beautiful Saturday, you might have wanted to venture to Zane Landing Park Saturday.

The Jaycees Memorial Weekend Fest and Poker Run was held to raise money for a special cause.

"Most of the funds raised here will go toward our scholarship fund. If we do need anything, odds and ends, for the Stars and Stripes," says Jaycees Vice President Ben Whitacre.

Bikes started rolling out at 11am. Live entertainment was provided by...

May 27, 2010 - 6:23pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

If you're looking for a way to spend your Memorial Day weekend, you can head down to Zane Landing Park this Saturday for the Jaycees Memorial Weekend Fest and Poker Run.

The day starts off with a poker run. Registration begins at 10am and the bikes take off at 11am and travel to New Lexington, Lancaster, Jack Town Pub, and then back to Zanesville. President of the Zanesville Jaycees, David Mortimer, says they're looking forward to a good turnout.

"This is only the second...

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