Stories tagged with: Zanesville Civic League

October 23, 2015 - 5:18pm
43 weeks 4 days ago

By Lindsay Jobst:

The Zanesville Civic League Community Center is making some upgrades.

The center is finally unveiling its brand-new gym floor and logo. The project cost nearly $50,000 to complete, which was funded through a grant from the city. Civic League Executive Director Howard Bailey says the old floor was aging, so it was time for change.

"The floor is a snap-in floor, floating floor. That is a sport's floor that allows you to play basketball and whatever...

February 15, 2014 - 6:23pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

The 19th Annual Taste of Color was held at the Zanesville Civic League Community Center.

Dozens of people met at the center to celebrate black history and diversity. During the program there was dancing, inspirational speeches and awards given out to good doers from the local area. The first ever Robert Tidco Award was presented on Saturday.

"This year is Bill Hollins, he works at Zanesville Metropolitan Housing and he's been working there for a number of years. I know over...

February 24, 2013 - 7:05pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

The 18th annual "Taste of Color" was held at the Zanesville Civic League Community Center on Saturday. Over 100 people gathered together to eat lunch in honor of Black History Month. Residents were able to sample different types of American and ethnic food all while enjoying entertainment from the Jazz Impulse Band and by the Civic League Junior Dance Group.

"The event started 18 years ago for a couple different reasons. One of the reasons was to celebrate Black History...

April 10, 2012 - 5:36pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

Every penny counts for the Zanesville Civic League this week...

The donations are coming in for the "Pennies at Work" fundraiser taking place to raise money for the league's after school programs. Executive Director Howard Stewart said students from the programs are rolling up their sleeves and getting involved.

"They're counting pennies, it's math. There's 225 pennies that fit in a 12 by 12 square tile. My Board of Directors decided to make it 250, which is $2.50...

April 6, 2012 - 10:40am
4 years 20 weeks ago

The Zanesville Civic League hopes a small donation will turn into big dollars for their organization.

Next week the Zanesville Civic League will accept donations of pennies in hopes of covering half of their gym floor, in a program called, "Pennies at Work." The money raised will go towards supporting after school programs, their REACH program that helps students at Zanesville Middle School and their basketball league, among others.

If they can fill up the 2,000...

December 27, 2010 - 3:38pm
5 years 34 weeks ago

Kids and teenagers in Muskingum County have the opportunity to experience the thrill of being a basketball star.

The Zanesville Civic League is gathering players for it's Partnership for County Wide Basketball, which is a league for kids ages 5-16 years old.

"Some kids don't make their junior high team or their looking for something for their kids to do, there's a lot of practice going on after school and the games are played on Saturday," said Howard Stewart from the...

February 20, 2010 - 6:38pm
6 years 26 weeks ago

People of all races and nationalities came out Saturday afternoon for A Taste of Color.

Around 200 people filled the gym at the Zanesville Civic League Community Center Saturday afternoon for A Taste of Color. This is the 15th year for the event that features a variety of African-American foods and other foods from around the world. Twenty-one students from local schools also won awards for their art, poetry or essays on diversity.


December 12, 2009 - 5:31pm
6 years 36 weeks ago

Santa's workshop moved from the North Pole to right here in Zanesville.

More than a hundred children could have doubled as Santa's elves as they made presents for their friends and families. This is the second year for Santa's Workshop sponsored by the Zanesville Civic League.

"So they pay three dollars and they get to do two crafts and wrap them and also have lunch while they are here and they can do additional crafts and there are free crafts for kids to do,"...

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