Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Community Foundation

August 1, 2016 - 4:08pm
3 weeks 4 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- With school right around the corner, high school students might want to consider preparing for this years ACT test.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation (MCCF) is now offering an ACT prep class for students who are planning to take the exam this October.

Test prep classes will be held downstairs at the MCCF during the months of September and October on Sunday’s from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

“Registration just opened today,...

June 9, 2016 - 3:48pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation released its annual report for 2015.

The report is called 'Blue Prints' this year which is apart of MCCF's recent focus on strategic planning for the community foundation. Juliet Lacy said the report is a brief financial overview of 2015.

"It also list members of our Board of Trustees, Trustee Emeriti, Foundation Council and the Community Youth Foundation members. It basically highlights some of our programs and activities from 2015...

May 31, 2016 - 5:01pm
4 weeks 1 day ago


ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Community Foundation has awarded thousands of dollars to local student to help make college a little more affordable. Tuesday, they hosted a reception to hand out certificates and to bring together the scholarship recipients and their donors.

This year the foundation awarded 20 different scholarships to 63 students who are already in college or are recent high school graduates. Brian Wagner, who is the CEO for...

April 20, 2016 - 4:30pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

 Muskingum County High School seniors have the opportunity to get more scholarships for college.

The Muskingum County Bar Association is holding its annual essay contest and applications are due April 21 by noon. This years theme is Miranda: More than Words. Chairwoman Susan McDonald said students will write their essay based on the Miranda vs. Arizona U.S. Supreme Court Case and how that's affected our rights today.

"Miranda vs. Arizona is probably the best known...

March 21, 2016 - 3:37pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

Scholarship Central Access Program has extended its hours.

Scholarship Central is hosting a March madness open house with extended hours through March from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with advisers available.

"Usually, 2 weeks before our major deadline which is April 1st. We just hope that students will come in. They will get help with their scholarships or it can just be a time for them to come in focus on it. I know that working at home sometimes or at the school can be overwhelming...

February 11, 2016 - 5:11pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation will be accepting application for 2016 Spring Grant Competition. There is $35,000 up for grabs.

The grant money is from the foundation's groundhog day auction fundraiser and all Muskingum County nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply.

"The Spring Grant Competition is an opportunity for non profits, other groups, and organizations within Muskingum County to apply for dollars that they can use towards their project. We're real...

January 29, 2016 - 9:49pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

 Nearly 400 people came out to celebrate a major milestone.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation's celebrated its 31st  birthday Friday night along with a Groundhog Day Auction at the Ohio University Zanesville/ Zane State Campus Center. CEO Brian Wagner said this event is a great way to celebrate and raise money for the community.

"The big reason why we are also celebrating, we're celebrating two local individuals Larry Triplett the winner of...

January 22, 2016 - 3:24pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation is gearing up for its 31st annual Groundhog Day celebration.

The Ohio University Zane State College Campus Center is hosting the big event next Friday. CEO Brain Wagner is preparing items for the live and silent auction. His office is overflowing with prizes thanks to the generosity of the community.

"We also take time to recognize a couple outstanding individuals. The Dick Johnson Civic Leadership Award will be handed out...

January 18, 2016 - 4:16pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

Four hearts, one mission, celebrating local organizations making a difference.

Monday the Muskingum County Community Foundation was recognized for their contributions. We caught up with CEO Brian Wagner he shared his reaction when first heard his organization will be honored.

"We do it because we want to support young people in the community. And we want to be there to help them achieve their dreams and that's why we're active with the group. And then for the committee to...

December 21, 2015 - 5:59pm
35 weeks 4 days ago

The award honors Muskingum County residents who have outstanding achievements in business, community leadership and philanthropy, a rare combination exemplified by the late Richard O. Johnson.

“Richard Johnson was a business leader here in the area that was involved in a lot of philanthropic opportunities and was a big supporter of the Muskingum County area. This award is a great way to honor Richard for the work that he did and to also honor a recipient each year to honor the...

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