Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Community Foundation

January 29, 2015 - 8:34am
13 weeks 5 days ago

Here are the top 5(6) stories to start your day:

Snow Emergencies

As of 7:30 A.M. Muskingum and Perry Counties are under a Level One Snow Emergency.

Most Wanted Suspect

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriff's Department continues to search for Most Wanted Suspect, 26-year-old Justin Allen Alexander. He's wanted on a charge of burglary with a fire arm specification and repeat violent offender specification,...

January 28, 2015 - 5:46pm
13 weeks 5 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation's 30th annual Groundhog Day Auction is coming later this week.

The auction starts at 5 p.m. Friday at the Campus Center at Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State College. It helps raise money for the community foundation's spring grant competition.

"It's been wonderful," Director of Educational Services at the Community Foundation, Heather Sands said. "Last year they actually raised over $40,000 at the 2014 event. So our...

January 2, 2015 - 10:29pm
17 weeks 3 days ago

This Friday the Masonic Temple ballroom was filled with food, music, and mingling for a surprise retirement party.

Many Zanesville locals came out to celebrate the retirement of Dr. David Mitzel who was formally the Muskingum County Community Foundation CEO. Mitzel was a pillar in the community bringing in millions of dollars in assets for the foundation, and dedicating over 20 years of his life to the position.

"He took the foundation from an organization that had about...

December 31, 2014 - 8:31am
17 weeks 5 days ago

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Flu Season in Full Force

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Flu season is in full swing, and according to the Ohio Department of Health, current influenza activity levels throughout Ohio are widespread. Since last Friday, over 1,400 people have been treated for the flu or influenza-like-illnesses at Genesis Hospital emergency Departments and both of their urgent care units.

Crime Stats for 2014...

December 30, 2014 - 6:52pm
17 weeks 6 days ago

Two Muskingum County residents were presented with a scholarship at the Muskingum County Community Foundation Tuesday.

The Miss Olaf and Miss Olga Hanson Scholarship Selection Committee picked Kindra Knight and Sophie Didier as the winners of the award. We spoke to Didier, a junior at Ohio University who told us what it means to her to have received the award.

"Well I think considering what the scholarship stands for in terms of education, I'm really honored to have received...

September 24, 2014 - 4:33pm
31 weeks 5 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation, Artist Colony of Zanesville and the Zanesville Ohio Ceramic Arts have partnered with the International Potters Council to hold the Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics Competition.

The exhibition had more than 14,000 submitted to the competition, artists from every continent excluding Antarctica hoped their work would be selected. Susan Gottlieb, Curator of the Exhibition says the pieces were chosen by a jury of three prominent figures...

September 18, 2014 - 6:35pm
32 weeks 4 days ago

The WHIZ Media Group celebrated the long career of one of our own Thursday.

Brian Wagner, who worked for us for 22 years will be leaving tomorrow to pursue a new career. On October 6th, Wagner will begin working as CEO of the Muskingum County Community Foundation. Over his time here, Brian worked as an Operations Manager, Radio Announcer, and Meteorologist. WHIZ Media Group General Manager Hank Littick, says he was an incredibly valuable employee.

"He's been just an...

September 11, 2014 - 5:25pm
33 weeks 4 days ago

The Zanesville Community joined the rest of the Country in remembering the 13th Anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.

Area first responders were honored during a luncheon Thuesday at Park Central on Adams Lane. It was hosted by AmeriCorps and the Muskingum County Community Foundation. Burgers, hot dogs, wings and other food was served to our local heroes in appreciation for their work. Ashley Larimer says events like this help us to remember our local service men and women.

August 15, 2014 - 5:11pm
37 weeks 3 days ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation has a new CEO, WHIZ's very own Brian Wagner.

Wagner is WHIZ Media Group's operation manager, as well as radio announcer and meteorologist. He will take his new position as the foundation's CEO on October 6th. Wagner said that the Community Foundation is an organization that has been very close to his heart for a very long time.

"I've been volunteering with the foundation, probably close to 20 years now. It kind of paralleled my time...

July 15, 2014 - 2:19pm
41 weeks 6 days ago

Scholarship Central and the Muskingum County Community Foundation received a grant that will allow them to hire 5 people to become Americorps Ohio College Guides.

The job will begin August 4th and continue through the following 11 months.

The applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree. The guide will work with High School students as they prepare for college. They will be required to live locally and serve in the area High Schools. Director of College Access Programs...

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