The Muskingum County Community Foundation is helping area children get a head start on college.
Area students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to attend the Muskingum County Community Foundation's 8th Annual College Night. Director of College Access Programs, Heather Sands, says the event not only prepares students for college, but it also educates students on how the financial aid process works, scholarships, and admissions.
Newly acquired land will soon add to the view of downtown Zanesville.
The Muskingum County Community Foundation recently gained nearly 7 acres of land along the Licking River next to the property that was donated to the foundation by the Upton family in 2006. The acquisition of the land is a part of the foundation's commitment to improve the quality of life in Muskingum County.
"We've had a long plan ever since James McDonald was our President of the Board of helping that...
Tonight was the Muskingum County Community Foundation's Annual Groundhog Day Auction at the Ohio University Zanesville/ Zane State Campus Center
Many community locals showed up for the yearly fundraiser featuring auctions, raffles and food.
Ryan Moyer, Chair of the MCCF Council said, "our largest annual and most successful fundraising event, we have netted approximately 32 thousand dollars a year and our goal is quite lofty this year: to surpass the 40 thousand...
The Muskingum County Community Foundation is ready for their annual Groundhog Day Celebration and Auction.
The event will take place from 5 until 9 p.m. at the OU-Z/Zane State Campus Center. This is the 28th year for the auction so tickets are 28 dollars. Everything earned will go toward the foundation's grant fund.
"All the proceeds from the evening's event go out in Grant competition so that charities from art groups to any other, animal groups whatever groups...
Next week is Community Foundation week, and many people aren't aware how big of an impact community foundations have across the nation.
More than seven-hundred community foundations in the United States accounted for $4.2 billion in donations this past year.
"This is a successful community effort that provides money to charitable causes in the community and it involves local donors who have a philanthropic interest." said Muskingum County Community Foundation Executive...
There's an opportunity for young people to get involved in the community they live in.
The Muskingum County Community Youth Foundation is recruiting new members. Adviser Juliet Lacy said students at high schools in Muskingum County are eligible to apply, but preference will be given to freshmen since members are asked to serve all four years of high school.
"We have some community service activities and events that go on throughout the year," said Lacy. ...