March Madness continues for basketball fans, but here locally, a different kind of March Madness is taking place.
This one is geared toward any and all students looking to further their education. The Muskingum County Community Foundation and Scholarship Central have extended hours for walk-ins between 4PM and 7PM Monday through Thursday. Director of Educational Services, Heather Sands told us about some of the things they can help students with.
The Community Youth Foundation wants you to apply for their grant competition.
The grant has been given out for 3 years now and is open to all non-profits in Muskingum County. Director of Donor Services and Community Youth Foundation (CYF) Advisor, Juliet Lacy told us how much the grant is worth.
"The first year, 2013 we were able to award $1250. We were able to bring that up to $1500 last year and this year, CYF has been very successful in their fundraising efforts and so...
The Muskingum County Community Foundation held their annual Groundhog Day Celebration Friday.
It was held at the Zane State, Ohio University Zanesville Campus Center in celebration of the foundation's 30th anniversary and to help get the community through the dead of winter. We spoke to CEO Brian Wagner who explains who all the event benefits.
"The money that's raised goes toward our spring grant competition. So the dollars that come in are going right back out into the...
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,...
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...
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.
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...
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...