Stories tagged with: Support our Troops

October 31, 2012 - 4:58pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

Operation Spirit in Zanesville is gearing up for a fundraiser this weekend that will support the troops. The "Bags and Boots Gala" event transforms ordinary bags and boots into extraordinary pieces that will be auctioned off to raise money for the Christmas care packages that Operation Spirit sends to the troops annually.

"We've used the purses, the bags, as the gift bags for the incentives, and the boots...

February 12, 2012 - 8:02pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

A Zanesville business is supporting our troops in a unique way...

Studio Blu held its first ever Cut-A-Thon to raise money for "Homes for Our Troops". Stylist Bailey Bryan said she enjoys giving back to service men and women through the support of this selfless foundation.

"An organization that helps build houses for wounded soldiers to adapt to their needs. If they're in a wheelchair, have no limbs, they like to make the houses mortgage free, because they...

July 23, 2011 - 3:35pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

If you were driving along the Maysville Pike in South Zanesville Saturday, you may have noticed an ambitious group of youngsters trying to flag you down.

Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop 132 gathered outside the Maysville Avenue Sheetz to collect items and send care packages to troops overseas. Items requested varied from chewing gum and candy... to disposable cameras and batteries. Cub Master, Tim Adams said there is no set goal on how much to raise, but knows every little bit helps...

May 30, 2011 - 5:28pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

A local Boy Scout, with the mind-set to one day serve, is doing his part now to show his support for our troops.

Troop 164's, Judah Horval, has aimed to become an Eagle Scout and then... an officer in the military. As part of his mission, he has launched a project to send 25 care packages overseas.

"Well we planned to do this on Memorial Day because its just already a day people plan to show support to the troops," said Judah. "They...

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