Stories tagged with: Zanesville noon Rotary Club

October 6, 2015 - 5:48pm
6 days 8 hours 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
2 weeks 6 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
8 weeks 6 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
12 weeks 6 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 7 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 11 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."

You can make everything from sweaters, scarves...

April 30, 2013 - 5:24pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

An exchange program brings young professionals from Peru to the United States.

The Group Study Exchange Team is made of five Peruvian professionals who were brought to the US by different rotary clubs. Tuesday, the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville had them give a demonstration about their country. Team leader Dolly Parra believes these trips are educational.

"It's important because it allows both cultures to integrate with each other to break down the stereotypes, for examples...

December 22, 2012 - 12:25pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Two local organizations brought Christmas to those who can't be home for the holidays this year...

The Zanesville Noon Rotary and Economy Linen teamed up to bring presents to patients at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital Saturday morning.

"Everyone wants to be home, particularly at the holidays, and so, this is a great way just to remind them that people in the community are thinking about them at this time of year, and just spread a little bit of good will," said Rotary...

September 5, 2012 - 4:57pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

The Zanesville Noon Rotary Club is giving back to needy people the community.

The club purchased a hog from the Muskingum County Fair, had it processed and then donated the meat to Christ's Table.

Rotarian John Parker said sausage and pancakes were served Wednesday to those who walk in the door as well as homebound meal recipients.

"I understand that Christ's Table will do about 400 meals in a day and with the homebound and people who come in," said Parker, and I...

August 28, 2012 - 3:22pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Rotary received a boost of motivation at their Tuesday meeting.

The Noon Rotary Club had a chance to receive a motivational pep talk from local speaker Phil Zehms. Zehms is a member of the Zanesville day Break Rotary Club, this was his first time to speak at the noon meeting.

"I love coming out to groups and organizations and talking about motivational things and finding out what's going to help motivate them and help them improve themselves and improve their group or...

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