Stories tagged with: Youth

April 16, 2011 - 5:51pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

Local churches are coming together to help guide America's youth.

Restoration: Repairing the Roots, a two-day event held at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville provided entertainment and education for Christian members of Muskingum County.

"The point behind it is we're rallying young people in our city to try reverse some of the trends and some of the affects that we've seen in this generation and this year we're actually involving parents as well," said Local Youth Pastor...

June 8, 2010 - 6:52pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

More than 150 students will have the opportunity to work with employers in Muskingum County.

It's part of a new Subsidized Summer Youth Employment Program that the Muskingum County Opportunity Center is able to offer.

The funding for it is made possible thanks to a $530,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. Any employer can take part, as long as it doesn't receive federal funding.

"With the economic times, some of the city is just not able to hire...

May 25, 2010 - 7:06pm
6 years 13 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is receiving a special present from some young people in the community.

The Community Youth Foundation presented a more than two thousand dollar check to the organization this morning that is to be used for its local disaster relief fund.

"that is the most incredible thing out of this community to see all of the young people really get behind our mission and what we do to help us give back to the community, " says Marlene Henderson of the...

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