Stories tagged with: The Carr Center

June 9, 2014 - 10:11pm
4 weeks 3 days ago

Area youth are taking a stroll through Safety Town.

The Carr Center is hosting its first summer session this week at Coburn United Methodist Church. Students at Safety Town will get to learn about finger printing, stranger danger, as well as water, fire, and traffic safety.

"I think you have to start at a very early age, and I think it always helps these kids to hear it from somebody besides Mom and Dad," said Carr Center Executive Director Kim Hosler...

September 20, 2013 - 6:02pm
41 weeks 6 days ago

The Carr Center has three major fundraisers throughout the year. The best known one is the annual cake auction, but they also have a golf outing every fall and they're expecting to raise about $6,000 from Friday's event that will go towards some new programs.

"We're bringing in some new programming this year and not only do we do early speech intervention for children, but we also are bringing a reading program to the center," said Holser. "It's been fairly successful...

September 16, 2013 - 7:40pm
42 weeks 3 days ago

The Sertoma Club, also known as "Service To Mankind," focuses on helping the hearing impaired and the community and on Monday night, the club awarded one man for doing just that.

"It's a community recognition for someone that is an outstanding community citizen that does a lot to help out others," said Chairman of the Sertoman Club Award, Dee Dee Dodson. "It's just giving of their time and experience; anything they can do to help out each other or help someone...

April 1, 2013 - 8:21pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

The two-day event which will be broadcasted on AM-1240 radio, takes place at The Colony Square Mall April 25-26. People will be able to bid on about 400 entries ranging from small homemade cakes to large professionally made cakes and all of them come with incentives.

"Some of the incentives might just be as small as a themed coffee themed basket with cups. Some of the larger incentives are sometimes for trips or for larger ticket items. Of course the sky is the limit and we're...

February 7, 2013 - 7:00pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

After months of searching for donations, the Alfred S. Carr center finally receives enough money to purchase a new bus.

The Fraternal Order of Eagles has helped the center purchase their bus with a donation of $25,000 dollars. This isn't the first time the Eagles have helped out a local organization but the help the Carr Center provides for the community was the main reason behind their large donation.

"The work that the Carr Center does, they've put our logo on the side of...

December 14, 2012 - 6:17pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Recent renovations to the Carr Center prompted the facility to host an open house to show off their new look.

Thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Cora E. Rogge trust fund, the center has spent the last few months painting and renovating to make some much needed changes to their adult day care facility.

"We had some frankly some pretty tacky furniture, it wasn't very inviting some of it was getting weak and unsafe so it was desperate we're so blessed to have that we're very...

November 19, 2012 - 5:47pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

The Carr Center is in immediate need of transportation for their Adult Day Care Center.

The center provides social, therapeutic and recreational activities for adults with or without disabilities, in a well supervised environment. In the past the Carr Center has utilized Z-Bus for transportation to the Adult Day Care Center, but starting in January 2013 that option will no longer be affordable.

"The rates are at what they call per loaded mile, so they start when the...

November 11, 2011 - 5:35pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

A husband and wife- both First Sergeants in the Ohio Army National Guard- were honored Friday in Zanesville.

Richard and Cindy Day of Roseville met nearly 25 years ago while serving in the Military. Richard recently returned home from Iraq and was recognized Friday at The Carr Center.

"I'm not used to really any kind of fan fare or this attention," expressed Day. 

Executive Director of The Carr Center John Hajjar expressed the importance of...

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