Stories tagged with: Walmart

December 15, 2014 - 10:24pm
28 weeks 2 days ago

Shop With a Cop was held for the 9th year now at the North Maple Walmart Monday.

Morgan, Perry, and Muskingum County Officers are paired up with a child in need and then help them to shop for clothing and toys for the holiday season. We spoke to Jim Hicks, the President of the Fraternal Order of Police Associates for Zanesville, who says it takes a community to fund the giving.

"We have a number of raffles we do through during the year, and then we also have donations from...

December 12, 2014 - 6:18pm
28 weeks 5 days ago

Walmart is teaming up with The Salvation Army to make sure local children have a Merry Christmas.

Stop by any Walmart location to donate a toy for the "Fill The Truck" event. The nation-wide event brings all toy donations to The Salvation Army in your community. Ministry Assistant of the Zanesville Salvation Army, Dustin Redmond, says these toys will go to children on their angel tree who don't get picked.

"Any angel that isn't picked off of a tree, we have a toy...

April 21, 2014 - 5:02am
1 year 10 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a stolen credit card being used to purchase items at Walmart in Newark.

The Newark Division of Police reports around 10:30 am on March 19, a purse was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Wilwood Ave. A female suspect then used a stolen credit card from the purse to buy items at Walmart. A store security camera took pictures of the suspect.

Anyone with...

April 18, 2014 - 2:52am
1 year 10 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a purse theft at Walmart in Heath.

The Heath Police Department reports around noon on March 28, a female shopper left her purse in a shopping cart near the store's front door and exited the store. Video from a store security camera shows a female suspect then entering the store, picking up the purse and exiting the store with the purse and its contents, which included...

December 16, 2013 - 9:38pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

It's not everyday you get to shop with a cop, but on Monday, that's exactly what 40 area students from Muskingum, Morgan and Coshocton counties did.

Every year the Fraternal Order of Police Associates Lodge gives kids and teens a Christmas they may not otherwise get. They give each student over $100 to spend, team them up with law enforcement officers and send them shopping at Walmart to get whatever they want.

"The F.O.P. Associate Lodge collects the funds for this and then...

November 14, 2013 - 5:59pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

Zanesville Police Capt. Tony Coury says drivers going south on Maple Ave. will no longer be able to turn left at Bell St. to turn into Walmart. Instead, drivers must turn into the parking lot by turning left at Balls Ln.

Capt. Coury explained, "Any southbound traffic that we have, we would ask that they pay attention when they get to that intersection. If you're going to Walmart, if you're going to the (Genesis) health plex or you're going to any store, retail store in that...

March 30, 2013 - 4:20pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

Team 'Sparks of Hope' held a bake sale Saturday morning to raise money for Relay for Life.

The bake sale was at the Walmart on Maple Ave. both Friday and Saturday. Shoppers bought cupcakes, cookies, hot dogs, nachos, cotton candy, and chicken sandwiches, with all of the proceeds going towards Relay for Life and The American Cancer Society.

"Yesterday we raised $900.73 and that was just selling hot dogs, chips and a pop for $3 and our baked goods and our sucker trees are $20...

March 28, 2013 - 5:05pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

The Maple Ave. Walmart's Relay for Life team is getting an early start on raising money for the American Cancer Society.

"Team Sparks of Hope" is having a bake sale and food wagon this weekend to raise money for Relay for Life. The bake sale is from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Maple Ave. Walmart.

"We have all kinds of stuff. We have brownies, we have cupcakes of many, many  flavors. We have no-bakes, peanut butter eggs. We have all kinds of...

December 17, 2012 - 8:49pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

The Associates Lodge of Fraternal Order of Police had one of their favorite charitable events this evening.

The annual 'Shop with a Cop' was held at the North Zanesville Walmart for 50 local children in need for warm clothing and Christmas presents. The event is a good opportunity for officers to build positive relationships with children who may have only seen cops during a negative or stressful time.

Jim Hicks, the President of the FOP explained, "Its the 'Shop with a Cop...

June 29, 2012 - 4:46pm
3 years 2 days ago

An area non-profit organization is showing off its renovations thanks to a $35,000 grant.

The Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program presented the Zanesville Day Nursery Association with the big check.  Nursery Director Angie Kaiser said the funds have already been put to good use.

"The big change is a completely new kitchen," said Kaiser.  "We have a brand new convection oven for the first time, we have a dishwasher sanitizer, we have new cabinets and...

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