Stories tagged with: WHIZ

December 28, 2015 - 5:04pm
30 weeks 3 days ago

WHIZ is teaming up with one local organization to help save lives.

The Red Cross and WHIZ are holding a blood drive at Secrest Auditorium Tuesday morning from 9:30 a.m until 2:30 p.m. We spoke to the Executive Director of the Muskingum Valley Red Cross, Marlene Henderson to find out more.

It's actually our media drive which WHIZ sponsors for us and we appreciate it so much. If you need to make an appointment you need to call the 1-800 Red Cross number, there are still...

November 26, 2015 - 6:38pm
9 weeks 22 hours ago

As we celebrated Thanksgiving Day, it is important to remember the reason behind the holiday. Abraham Lincoln recognized the last Thursday of November as Thanksgiving Day in the 1860s.

Along with the parades, pies, football games, and turkeys, the tradition of Thanksgiving is a day we are surrounded by family and friends. Most importantly, reminisce about the people and things we are grateful for. Now as the year is drawing closer to an end, we asked some of the you what are you most...

November 2, 2015 - 5:47pm
38 weeks 3 days ago

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, one local business is joining in the fight.

In partnership with WHIZ Media Group and Yuengling, Lucky's Bar raised $1,300 this October for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. On Monday, representatives from WHIZ, Yuengling, and Lucky's presented the organization with an honorary check. Co-owner of Lucky's Bar, Cara Dodson, said without the support of her customers, this wouldn't be possible.

"They came in and purchased...

August 13, 2015 - 2:57pm
50 weeks 20 hours ago

It was another successful year for the big "Lace Up For Kids" giveaway.

After months of preparation and hard work, hundreds of kids left the Zanesville Civic League Thursday with a new pair of shoes for school. Volunteer, Linda Graham, said the event wouldn't be possible without the community's help.

"It takes a lot of donations and a lot of care from our community members, without them we couldn't do this and few children would be served, and with all of the...

July 17, 2015 - 5:03pm
1 year 1 week ago

Here at WHIZ, we're adding some new features to our website.

If you miss Z-92's Healthy Living segment in the morning, you can now find those tips at the bottom of our website, under station promotions. WHIZ Communications Manager, Sara Shallcross, said the new section covers a wide variety of relatable topics.

"We wanted to offer this on the website, so people can go back, listen to it, and basically the healthy living tips... they're just fun little minute, minute-thirty...

May 27, 2015 - 4:57pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Boy Scouts of America are honoring local businesses that have donated to the Capital Campaign. 

A gift of over $25,000 to the campaign earns membership into the National Second Century Society. The distinction shows gratitude toward organizations and people who help the B.S.A. 

"We are here to present Mr. Littick and WHIZ a membership in what's called the Second Century Society," said chairman of the Muskingum valley Council Capital Campaign, Tom Sieber....

December 29, 2014 - 7:19pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

WHIZ partnered with the American Red Cross Monday for a blood drive.

The event took place from 10AM to 4PM at Secrest Auditorium. If you have never given blood before, you do not have to know your blood type prior to donating. We asked Richard Dayton of the American Red Cross Blood Donor Services to share with us a little bit more about blood typing.

"O negative is the universal donor. That's the one that they can put in anyone because it has no impact. You don't have to...

July 7, 2014 - 10:34am
2 years 3 weeks ago

There's nothing like starting the school year off with new gear and some local organizations are joining together to make sure area kids step off the school year in style.

Eastside Community Ministry, Wendy's and WHIZ are currently collecting shoes for this year's Lace Up for Kids Campaign. The goal is to get 1,000 pairs of shoes for students in need.

The program chair at Eastside Community Ministry Sally Goins said that shoe sizes range from small school aged children all...

June 10, 2014 - 12:51pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

We've entered week two of our fitness challenge and the intensity is picking up. This week the WHIZ team lost 32 pounds and since the competition is heating up. It's time for me to get more serious about my workouts.

I spent the first week of my challenge working out without a fitness plan. I lost 1.36 percent of my starting weight. So, to help get me to my final goal and help the WHIZ team defeat the Muskingum Recreation Center's team, I met with a trainer.

"I would...

May 30, 2014 - 2:52pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

The WHIZ Media Group wants to shape up and because we're committed to improve our fitness we're taking part in a challenge.

The Muskingum Recreation Center has put together a team of 17 of its staff members to go against 25 WHIZ employees to see who's fitness improves the most over a three month time frame. This week was the first step to a healthier lifestyle, the fitness assessment.

"It helps us create an individual exercise plan for you, " said Health and...

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