Stories tagged with: Muskingum Families and Children First

July 30, 2015 - 4:25pm
28 weeks 1 day ago

One local organization is aiming to help families all across Muskingum County with the burden of high school-supply costs this year.

For students entering kindergarten, the Muskingum Families and Children First Council is offering an event to ensure they have what they need for their first day of school.

"They get a backpack, they get to go around and pick out supplies, and we have activities for them, we have an obstacle course, we have a bicycle helmet fitting and giveaway...

July 29, 2014 - 1:59pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

With school now less than a month away, it's time to start thinking about getting children the supplies they need.

For students entering kindergarten, Muskingum Families and Children First is offering an event to help.

"We have several agencies that have come together to put this event on," said Thasia Schilling, a coordinator with Muskingum Families and Children First. "They provide supplies and activities to make this event a lot of fun."

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August 3, 2013 - 4:28pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

Since 2008, a local organization has helped kindergartners get prepared for the nearing school year and that tradition continued on Saturday.

This is the sixth year for the Muskingum Families and Children First Back Pack and School Supplies Event. The children were able to fill their bags with supplies and experience new activities.

"Our bus is also here so that the students can see what a bus would look like so that they are not afraid the first day and it's familiar to...

August 2, 2013 - 6:23pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

Volunteers helped set up for an annual event that gives school supplies away to area kindergartners.

This is the sixth year for Muskingum Families and Children First Kindergarten Back Pack and School Supplies Event. All of the supplies were donated by different agencies in the community and volunteers helped prepare for the big day on Saturday.

"The volunteers are actually from the Zanesville High School soccer team, they have been a huge help because as we put this together...

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