Stories tagged with: Valentine's Day

February 11, 2015 - 4:34pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate love, and a local group is trying to spread that love.

The Friendship Seven Sweet Adelines offer to sing to your loved ones on Valentine's Day. They only ask for one thing in return. That's a donation to Genesis.

"We take none of the money for ourselves," Bonnie Bean said. "One hundred percent of your donation goes. We ask for $20 for each one, and local florists have donated carnations to go with the valentines, so we deliver...

February 10, 2015 - 11:48pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

Valentines Day is only a few days away and if you are still struggling to come up with that perfect present, we have some sweet suggestions just for you.

Valentines Day is always an anticipated holiday for most people. Married, single, or taken by that special someone. But just as many find it incredibly stressful to come up with that perfect surprise.

Apprehension is often a common feeling when coming up with new and creative ideas. Will he or she like it? Is it too cheesy? Too...

February 14, 2014 - 6:39pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

Christ's Table celebrates Valentine's Day.

Christ's Table partnered with Kroger grocery store to make sure that visitor's felt loved during the holiday.

"We were able to decorate our dining room with big valentine balloons through a partnership with our local Kroger who are a wonder to us everyday, but they wanted Valentine's Day to be special to those we serve and it was, " said Executive Director, Keely Warden.

The children from the Zanesville Civic League also...

February 12, 2014 - 7:18pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

With Valentine's Day just a few days away, Greg Orofino, owner of Florafino's on Maple Avenue, and his staff, are staying busy preparing arrangements, taking orders, and sorting through truck loads of flowers coming in from across the world.

"We'll have probably 10 drivers out delivering all over the place," said Orofino. "We have hired extra help for the day just to help in store and on the phones and that type of thing. So it's a really, really busy holiday."

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February 11, 2014 - 6:20pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

This Valentine's Day, the Friendship VII Sweet Adelines will continue their tradition of spreading love through singing Valentine's. 

"They are $20 a piece for the Valentine and 100 % of the money that we collect goes to Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care," said Bonnie Bean, a member of the group.

If your Valentine is out of town, the women's A cappella barbershop-style singing group can also do phone Valentine's.

"We generally do the Zanesville...

February 12, 2013 - 4:43pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

One local retailer is stocked and ready for all of those last minute Valentine's Day shoppers.

Instead of typical chocolate and flowers, a local business is gearing up for all of your Valentine's Day needs. The Winerak offers over 500 different types of wine and also has a variety of gift baskets to make sure you find the perfect gift to give your Valentine.

"We can make baskets to order, or whatever the need may be. We do have premade baskets ready to go as well,...

February 6, 2012 - 7:18pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

The countdown to Valentine's Day has begun, and it's time to pick out the perfect gift for your sweetie.

Florafino's in Zanesville is getting ready for its busiest day of the year.  Owner Greg Orofino said his store offers a variety of customizable arrangements.

"We actually have a cooler that's in the middle of our store, and you can walk in there and pick out your own things," said Orofino.

Orofino said the chocolates, stuffed animals and jewelry line...

February 14, 2010 - 9:49pm
5 years 10 weeks ago


It is a busy day for Florofino's flower delivery man, Tom Tewskbary. His van is packed with flowers and balloons and he is ready to make valentine wishes come true. I decided to tag along with him and surprise a few lucky ladies.

"Sometimes they see the van and they want to know who is going to get the flowers," says Tewksbary.

He can cause quite a stir when he walks into a business, but it looked like fun so I decided to give it a try.

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February 14, 2010 - 6:17pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

Some local couples are sharing the love they have for each other on this Valentine's Day and getting married all over again.

Coburn United Methodist Church held a special ceremony this afternoon that enabled couples to renew their wedding vows.

"We enjoy being around each other. We've been together for a long time, and we just feel it's a good way to get to renew our vows to really show what the love is there, " says Sandy Pisch.

She and her husband, Emil, will...

February 11, 2010 - 7:06pm
5 years 10 weeks ago


With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, many hit the mall Thursday in hopes of finding the perfect gift.  Several shoppers decided to stick with the classics.

"Well my husband gave me a ruby heart necklace and matching earrings and that comes to mind as probably the nicest, but he used to always get me a heart box of candy," tells Evelyn Trout.

"That's why I got my wife for her first Valentine's Day was chocolate candy," tells Keith...

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