Stories tagged with: Senior Center

March 23, 2015 - 2:02pm
1 week 1 day ago

The Senior Center at Sunrise is still closed…but there may be a temporary solution in the works. At Monday night’s Zanesville City Council meeting an ordinance co-sponsored by 5th ward Councilman David Tarbert and Mayor Jeff Tilton will call for the Senior Center to operate out of Secrest Auditorium at no cost. The ordinance has been declared an emergency. The deal will stay in place until center officials can find a new safe home. Senior Center Director Ann Combs says...

March 4, 2015 - 10:51am
4 weeks 2 hours ago
The Senior Center in Muskingum County has suspended all services except home bound meals. Executive Director Ann Combs is meeting with news reporters Wednesday morning to announce a plan to deal with a leaky roof. There have been maintenance issues with the facility at the Sunrise Center and a plan is underway to place a levy on the ballot and build a new facility. More to come.
January 5, 2015 - 6:01pm
12 weeks 1 day ago

The architects for the proposed senior center in Muskingum County met with Commissioners Monday.

The meeting was to update the Commissioners on the progress of the new senior center that is to be built just off State Route 1-46 near Zane State College. We spoke to Brain Addis, Lead Architect for the project for an update and the objective.

"Deliver for the seniors in the community a place where they can recreate, a place where they can have activities, join together in...

July 11, 2013 - 4:18pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

Every year, the Muskingum County Senior Task Force throws a picnic for area seniors to enjoy themselves. President Mike Bryan says the task force was started as a way to help out seniors and their families who have questions and concerns about senior living and help improve the quality of their life.

Bryan said, "The idea behind it is, most seniors don't know where to go to find out answers about things. Particularity questions about home health care, assisted living care, skilled...

January 24, 2011 - 5:56pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Center for Seniors may be looking at a new home.

Executive Director Terry Dunn says they are currently looking at new construction of a senior center in Muskingum County.  Although the project is at its very early stages, Dunn says they are looking at the possibility of funding and locations. And while they have one particular location in mind, Dunn would not release the exact spot just yet.

"There is one location that we are probably leaning...

September 15, 2010 - 4:36pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

September is nationally recognized as Senior Citizens Month.

Various activities are taking place all week long at the Muskingum County Center For Seniors including an art show for members to display their work.

"It's an expression that they love to do and also it's a time for socialization, support, some of the members in the group have experienced some serious illnesses like cancer," said Activity Director for the Senior Center Rosemary Scherfy.

Scherfy says they...

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