Stories tagged with: Open House

September 14, 2013 - 6:16pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

A local fire department hosted an open house to educate the community about why they are so important to public safety and how the department responds to emergencies.

The Harrison Fire Department's Chief, Todd Elmore says it is important for the people of Harrison Township to know what they are putting their tax money towards.

"That way they know were not just wasting their dollars," said Elmore. We are trying to pass a fire levy on this year's ballot, so we figured...

August 24, 2013 - 8:07pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

Saturday in Cambridge, the community came out to an open house for a regional cancer center.

Members of Southeastern Med provided food and drinks for people to enjoy while participating in group tours of the renovated facility. Visitors also got a chance to use interactive educational tools while they were at the event.

"We have the colon, which is the blow up three dimensional piece that we do walk through. We tell folks about the prevention needed to detect early colon...

June 23, 2013 - 5:37pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

Giving back to the community was the goal of one local fire department on Sunday.

The Licking Township Fire Department had their Biannual Open House for the public. The open house gave members of the community a chance to view the equipment and see what their tax money is used towards.

"We have Air Evac out of Licking County, which is a medical helicopter. We have Med Flight Six out of McConnellsville. We have Pizza Cottage here providing food," said Fire Chief, Matt...

April 14, 2012 - 5:51pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

New and veteran gardeners had their questions answered Saturday afternoon...

Wilson's Garden Center in Licking County is holding its third annual open house this weekend. Saturday featured a workshop on Square Foot Gardening, something that's growing in popularity.

"It has been going on for a few years, but as more and more people try to grow more of their own produce, it's an easy, fairly inexpensive way for people to grow everything in their own backyard," said...

April 12, 2012 - 6:51pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

Ohio University Zanesville is inviting prospective students to attend a spring open house.

Associate Director of Student Services Jason Howard said the event will feature a general information session, campus tours and financial aid tips.

"We will be covering the entire admission process, and our financial aid coordinator will be covering that process," said Howard.  "We'll be waiving application fees, so they can certainly save a few bucks there, and we're...

March 27, 2012 - 6:14pm
2 years 52 weeks ago

Members of the public got to take an in-depth tour of the newest Genesis Healthcare facility on Tuesday.

The Breast Care Center has been open since February but this afternoon visitors got to speak with doctors, and nurses who work in the center.

Director of Genesis Cancer Services Sharon Parker said the new facility houses most of the breast cancer treatment tools in one place.

"What we're really looking for is a centralized area for all women to come to, and already...

December 4, 2011 - 9:37pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

The National Road Zane Grey Museum in Norwich celebrates the season with its annual gift to the community.

On Sunday, the museum hosted its holiday open house.  Museum Director Debbie Allender said guests enjoyed free guided tours of the facility.

"We have JG Company singing, storytelling by Ohio Historical Society's Mike Fallon, and then throughout the afternoon we have spinning demonstrations and refreshments including roasted chestnuts," said Allender.

The...

December 3, 2011 - 5:36pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

Tails were wagging on Saturday at the animal shelter in Zanesville.

The shelter held an open house to raise awareness about the services it provides.  People were greeted by pets up for adoption, and rescue groups, obedience trainers and vendors were also on site.  Marcia Pettet works for the Invisible Fence company, and she said this event is the perfect way to learn more about the shelter.

"It's a real eye-opener," said Pettet.  "You see how many...

December 2, 2011 - 5:36pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

There's a gift you can give your family this holiday season that will love you back.

The animal shelter in Zanesville is hosting an open house this weekend to place pets in forever homes.  Executive Director Larry Hostetler said rescue groups, obedience trainers and vendors will also be on site.

"I always enjoy it because I get to see a lot of members of the community that I don't get to see," said Hostetler.  "A lot of our board members will be here if...

November 26, 2011 - 7:43pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

Kids are celebrating Christmas early at the Avondale Youth Center in Zanesville.

A holiday themed open house is held annually the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and this year the center is celebrating 100 years of service in the community.  Public Information Officer Gary King said children enjoy carriage rides and visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, but it's also an eye-opening experience for those who attend.

"I always say it's kind of like Willy Wonka's chocolate...

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