The Zanesville Kiwanis Club left the pit stop Thursday night and headed for the race track for its annual Pinewood Derby race.
In a close second to those peanuts we all love, the Pinewood Derby is the second largest fundraiser the Kiwanis Club has every year. Local businesses are encouraged to test their skills and build a car, all in hopes of winning the coveted first place trophy.
"We have some regulars every year, always finish in the top 5 so they always come back,...
Colony Square Mall is preparing for a shopping frenzy this week.
The mall will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, and Marketing and Business Development Coordinator Kevin Pinson said some stores will remain open all night and through Black Friday. Last year around 40,000 people visited the mall on Thanksgiving and Black Friday last year. Pinson spoke to us Monday about planning out your Black Friday.
"It pays to plan your day with door busters there's limited supplies in some...
The final preparations are being made to welcome Santa back to the Colony Square Mall.
Starting this Saturday kids can get out to the mall and share their wish lists with Father Christmas. Marketing and Business Development Coordinator at the mall, Kevin Pinson said Santa will be arriving around 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning.
"The season's right around the corner," Pinson said. "Santa will arrive this Saturday. He starts with breakfast and he's bringing his buddies...
The Zanesville Kiwanis Club is getting ready for their annual peanut sale this weekend.
Kiwanis was founded in 1915 and is a global organization. It is made up of volunteers who work to change the world one child and community at a time. Peanut sale chairman of Kiwanis Kevin Pinson told us that their annual sale is broken up into 2 parts.
"It's two parts, we have a corporate sale where we go to businesses and sell them cases of peanuts, then we also do our street sale which...
The Muskingum Valley Council of Boy Scouts told us about a new campaign Thursday.
'Once an Eagle, Always a Leader' sends the message to parents of Boy Scouts or those thinking of joining, that scouts is more than just camping and outdoor activities. Scout Executive Ed Mulholland says that it prepares youth for their future.
"What we're doing is building character, strengthening family ties, teaching boys achievement and how to set goals and be successful and ultimately they'...
Colony Square Mall is staying open late for those last minute shoppers. Marketing Coordinator, Kevin Pinson says the mall hours will be extended starting on Friday.
"Today we are open from 9 a.m.-10 p.m, Saturday 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m., 8 a.m.-10 p.m. again on Monday and we do close early on Christmas Eve so that employees can spend time with their families, we'll be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Christmas Eve," Pinson explained.
The holiday shopping season is officially starting earlier this year at The Colony Square Mall
There are 28 stores opening at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Night, 8 more stores opening at midnight and the rest of the stores will be open by 6 a.m. on Black Friday. The extended hours are so you can grab all your holiday deals.
“It really varies from retailer to retailer, some of them will have door busters, that are just for a couple of hours on Black Friday, some will have the same...
A large number of community members lined up in front of the Colony Square Mall to welcome Santa Claus to town.
The 11th Annual Santa's Arrival Parade took place on Saturday. Santa was there along with more than 30 other features, which included miniature horses, llamas, law enforcement agencies and more. Children were able to pick up candy and interact with all of the fun characters during the parade.
"That makes it all worth while." said Colony Square Mall Marketing...
Colony Square Mall Marketing Coordinator Kevin Pinson says with a variety of new stores at the mall, shoppers should be able to find something for everyone.
"We have everything from radio controlled toys for the kids to infinity lights, which are a great home decoration," said Pinson. "We have a place selling sweaters and hats and blankets so whatever the person on your list needs, you can probably find it here."