Stories tagged with: Thasia Schilling

March 10, 2016 - 4:16pm
19 weeks 4 days ago

Officials from Muskingum Families and Children First Council is looking to joining forces with the Healthier Buckeye Council.

Officials said since both groups have similar interests and objectives, it would be a good fit to combine these two entities.

"Both Families and Children First and Buckeye Council are both initiatives of the county commissioners. So it really made a good fit. And our membership in Family and Children First is the exact same membership that will be...

January 28, 2016 - 2:21pm
25 weeks 4 days ago

The Ohio Children's Trust Fund is regionalizing the state in order to create statewide standards to disperse funds. Muskingum County will join 7 other counties to become the 'Eastern Ohio Region'

In order to advocate for the needs of those in Muskingum County, the Muskingum County Commissioners must have two representatives join the Ohio Children's Trust Fund Council. Thasia Schilling with Family and Children First said failing to appoint these representatives could leave the county...

July 30, 2015 - 5:25pm
51 weeks 4 days 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...

August 2, 2014 - 4:26pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Fall is coming fast and that means school is just around the corner. Today many local agencies and schools welcomed kindergarteners with a bookbag and supplies to start off on the right foot.

The Kindergarten Supplies event gave away bookbags and school supplies at the Ohio University -Zane State campus to all Muskingum County children registered for kindergarten for this school year.

Coordinator Thasia Schilling said today was made possible because of the community coming...

July 29, 2014 - 2:59pm
1 year 51 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."


August 2, 2013 - 7:23pm
2 years 51 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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