May 17, 2016 - 4:18pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio's Public information officer addressed noon Rotarians Tuesday.

The PUCO exists to ensure the fair price of public utility services. And PUCO is responsible for facilitating competitive utility choices for Ohio consumers.

"Talk to them about utilities related topics and energy issues," said public information officer Luka Papalko. "We're gonna take about energy choice, which is the program in Ohio were you have the option to go...

May 19, 2015 - 4:38pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

Around 18 percent of Americans suffer from a mental illness each year. 

President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Paul Quinn, addressed the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville Tuesday saying it's an issue that more people may have but some are afraid to come forward with. He said there is still a very negative stigma associated with those who have a mental illness. 

"We want to promote the idea that recovery from mental illness is possible if you seek...

May 15, 2015 - 8:32pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

 The Noon Rotary Club celebrated their 100 year anniversary promoting 'service over self' this evening.

The celebration at the Zane State, Ohio University Zanesville campus center included a social followed by dinner and a program featuring the John Glenn string band. General Chairman Elden Hudson said that tonight was all about how rotary has been able to help the community for so many years.

"A lot of clubs during the two world wars plus the big depression didn't make...

May 5, 2015 - 5:48pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

Six area high school seniors received a special award from the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville Tuesday. 

The seniors receiving the Phoenix Outstanding Citizen Award have overcome a difficult challenge in their lives. The recipients ranged from some overcoming illness to two of them having a child early in high school.

Tri-Valley Senior, Matt Fellows, contracted enterovirus D68 last year and lost muscle control for some time. He is now graduating with a 4.0 GPA. He said he...

April 7, 2015 - 3:12pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

To protect against cyber threats, Zane State College is offering a new program.

The two year online Information Assurance and Securities Strategies degree aims to prepare students for cyber defense positions. Professor Barb Miller discussed the program with the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville Tuesday.

"The goal of the program is to train individuals who want to go out and have a skill in the workforce that is in high demand right now," Miller said. "They have the...

December 20, 2014 - 5:16pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

Residents at The Oaks at Northpointe were all smiles Saturday during the Noon Rotary Club's third annual "Spreading Holiday Cheer" event.

Music filled the halls of The Oaks at Northpointe Saturday morning as residents got into the holiday spirit. The festivities included much more than just the singing, a visit from Santa Claus topped a day of events which included many holiday activities.

"I think it really brightens their day," said Noon Rotary Club...

December 16, 2014 - 4:15pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

Dozens of students from the Zanesville City School District received a treat at Adornetto's Tuesday.

For the past 80 years the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville has provided a meal and presents to special needs students from the school district. President of the club, Paul McClelland, said the club served 78 students this year.

"We've got presents for each one of the kids, and Rotarians go out and do some shopping, and bag those up and we have a special guest," McClelland...

December 9, 2014 - 4:50pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

The Superintendent of the Ohio State Highway Patrol made a stop in Zanesville Tuesday.

He spoke to the Noon Rotary Club about keeping the roads safe and partnering with other law enforcement to do so. Last year on Ohio's roads there were 990 fatalities. While that number seems high, Colonel Paul Pride said it is the lowest the number has ever been.

"That's 990 lives that have been lost, which is still too many, which we've still got work to do, but at least we're heading in...

September 23, 2014 - 5:33pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

A Zanesville native is leading the State Highway Patrol Special Response Team.

Staff Lieutenant Steve Rosta has been commander since 2000 and said they have one goal. Rosta addressed the noon Rotary Club of Zanesville on that mission Tuesday. 

"The mission is to save lives," Rosta said. "That's the number one mission that we have, and also we provide a lot of training for outside agencies, local, city and state and even federal too. On top of that we provide a...

September 9, 2014 - 6:26pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine visited the noon Rotary Club of Zanesville Tuesday.

He addressed members on several topics, but one message that he focused on was the heroin problem here and across the state. DeWine spoke about how the most beneficial efforts are local efforts to get rid of the drug.

"One of the things I will talk about today is how important it is for each local community to come up with their own grassroots effort, so that they can really fight back,...

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