Stories tagged with: Zanesville noon Rotary Club

May 10, 2016 - 5:09pm
6 weeks 2 days ago

Seven area high school students are recognized for being outstanding citizens.

Tuesday the noon rotary club presented the Phoenix Awards to Parker Moore, Logan Spinks,  Neil Patel, John Runkle, De'Aunte Goins, Nicole Milstead, and Kaylee Mohler. We spoke to Neil Patel about when he heard the news that he won this honor.

"I was honestly shocked, because I didn't think that anyone would notice all my hard work and dedication," said award recipient Neil Patel. "I...

December 1, 2015 - 5:58pm
29 weeks 2 days ago

Southeastern Ohio could undergo an economic revolution in the near future.

Community leaders are currently working on a regional economic development project to create a high tech corridor in our area. Former president of Zane State College and current Executive Director of the Southeast Ohio High Tech Corridor Project, Dr. Paul Brown, stopped by the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club's weekly meeting Tuesday to discuss this initiative to bring new business and industry to Southeastern Ohio...

November 17, 2015 - 5:37pm
31 weeks 2 days ago

A Southwest Ohio based judge planning to run for a seat on the Ohio Supreme Court made a stop in Zanesville Tuesday.

Judge Pat Fischer currently serves on the Hamilton County Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. With nearly 30 years of experience practicing law, he plans to run for a spot on the Ohio Supreme Court in 2016. The esteemed judge stopped by the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club's weekly meeting Tuesday afternoon, to discuss why judges and courts matter to the community.

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November 3, 2015 - 6:05pm
33 weeks 2 days ago

It's officially the holiday season, meaning it's time to gets your bids ready for the "12 Days of Christmas" raffle.

Zanesville's Daybreak and Noon Rotary Club's largest fundraiser of the year is currently underway. This year, both clubs will be raffling off $22,000 worth in prizes. Co-chair, Ken Johnson, said all money raised from the event will benefit community programs funded by Rotary.

"What our club does with most of the money, is we gravitate it towards...

October 6, 2015 - 5:48pm
37 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Noon Rotary Club welcomed a special guest to its weekly meeting Tuesday afternoon.

Former U.S Congressman, Bob Ney of Newark, addressed the club to talk about life after congress, and his new book, "Sideswiped." After spending 17 months in prison on federal corruption charges, Ney told us his book puts a spotlight on his involvement with the Jack Abramoff scandal.

"I did some things that I shouldn't have done, I didn't report some meals, and under-...

September 22, 2015 - 4:20pm
39 weeks 2 days ago

More than 40 percent of all American schools are in rural areas, and unfortunately, may not have the same resources as their urban counterparts.

Distinguished Professor of Education at Muskingum University, Barbara Hansen, was invited to speak at the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club's weekly meeting Tuesday, to talk about her efforts to bring rural education leaders together to re-shape rural economies, and improve the over-all quality of life.

"It's a field and an area of...

August 11, 2015 - 4:56pm
45 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Noon Rotary Club brought in a special guest speaker Tuesday to talk about the importance of reading.

Pam Kirst is the Co-chair of "On the Same Page Muskingum," an organization that promotes literacy in the community. Rotary sponsors the newly formed coalition, and Kirst said those involved will read books related to local author Zane Grey and attend special discussions and events.

"I have the honor of being part of a coalition of community groups...

July 14, 2015 - 6:44pm
49 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville Noon Rotary Club has a new President.

Stacy Clapper has been the President of the club since July first of this year. Clapper tells us about some of her plans that the future will bring.

"There are some goals that need to be met and that includes making an adjustment to attendance, and changing it to engagement touch points." said Clapper.

Clapper said that they will work toward making Rotary more of an active club rather than just meetings on Tuesdays...

August 20, 2013 - 5:24pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

The club is bringing a fellow Rotarian and motivational speaker to town next month and they're inviting the community. The topic will be, "How to interest someone in 15 seconds."

"The Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville is very excited to host one of our own. Rotarian from Troy, Michigan. His name is Michael Angelo Caruso," said Mollie Crooks, president of the club. "He is going to be in Ohio and he's willing to share his gift of being a communication consultant...

July 23, 2013 - 4:47pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

Tuesday's speaker at the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville discussed the need for an alpaca industry and how it would drive back business to the United States.

"Our alpaca farm is a breeding farm," said Jaime Morgan, Marketing Director of The Alpacas of Spring Acres. "Currently in the United States, there's probably a little over 300,000 alpacas and we need a million to create an industry here in the United States."

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