The figures are out. The annual SOUPer Bowl raised over $13,000 for local charitable organizations.
Fellowship of Christ's Community, Christ's Table, Muskingum County Center for Seniors, Eastside Community Ministries and the Salvation Army all received $2,640. Co-Chair Mary Burkhart said the funds will help provide for thousands of meals for Christ's Table.
"I think the best way to describe this is this translates into 10,000 meals for Christ's Table, so I think that pretty...
AAA and the Muskingum County Center for Seniors are partnering for the 3rd annual Senior Safety Day.
The event will run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors. But it is only one of many events this month at the center. The Senior Public Relations Manager for AAA Ohio, Kimberley Schwind said that the goal of the day is to help seniors be as safe and mobile as possible.
"People aged 65 and older are actually the fastest growing age...
The Muskingum County Center for Seniors and country musician, David Church, have teamed up to help raise money so the center can purchase a new bus. Executive director Terry Dunn says the center will host Church and other musicians for a big show coming up on April 26.
"This is a great marriage if you want to call it between the center and David Church and his wife, Terri Lisa. They have been doing shows here for approximately 7 years and it's been a great fundraiser for the...
A group of local singers is getting together to put on a fun filled variety show at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors.
The Buckeye Road Show has performed all over the state of Ohio and will perform this upcoming Saturday for the second time at the center. Musical Director, Amanda Cox says guests are in for a good time.
"It's quite a mixture. It's actually kind of a variety show. We all sing our own different styles, we have some jazz, we have some Motown, we have some...
A local fundraiser provided monetary donations to five service organizations in our area.
This year, the 17th Annual Souper Bowl raised enough money to give away five $2,500 checks to Christ's Table, Eastside Community Ministries, The Salvation Army, Fellowship of Christ, and the Muskingum County Center for Seniors.
"I am really excited about it because it shows that the community comes together to help those in need and we do run a soup kitchen and we also run a pantry...
Seniors have an opportunity to receive fresh produce through the Ohio Senior Farmer's Market Program.
The program provides coupons to low income seniors so that they can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables free of charge. An applicant must be over 60 years of age, fall under the income guidelines, and live in Muskingum County. Support Services Director at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors Debra K. Smith says the program benefits the seniors and the community.
Officials with the Muskingum County Center for Seniors met Thursday with the County Comissioners to discuss proposals for the construction of a new facility.
The first step of the process is to issue bid requests to evaluate community feedback. Then decide if the project is realistic. If so, they will ask the county to support a levy for construction of the center. They have been working on this project for more than 3 years and believe now is the right time and place.
Talented country artist David Church will be performing at a fund raising concert this Saturday to benefit the Center for Seniors in Zanesville.
Church has millions of fans worldwide as a tribute artist to country western singer, Hank Williams, and performed at Country Music Television's 50th Anniversary Memorial for Williams. He's also a successful singer and songwriter in his own right.
"We have had great acceptance for David,” said Executive Director for the Center,...
Many participated in the 'Be Santa for a Senior Program' during November and the beginning of December and their efforts have paid off.
Home Instead and the Center for Seniors in Muskingum County Have teamed up to bring the local homebound seniors gifts for Christmas
Sharon Wise, the Office Administrator for Home Instead said, "Well home instead has done this in Muskingum County for the past two years and how we got involved was through our local Senior Center and we had a...