Barbara Warnock, MS, OTR/L, field coordinator of Shawnee State University’s Occupational Therapy and Master of Occupational Therapy programs, has a passion for helping children. She is the lead OT at Compass Community Health Care Center’s Pediatric OT Sensory Gym.A new program at Compass is helping SSU’s occupational therapy students intern in the Pediatric Gym.“It is the first pediatric OT clinic in Scioto County,” Warnock said. “We have a recent MOT graduate who has just been hired full time at the clinic.”Warnock’s specialties are in Sensory Integration, Therapeutic Listening and Praxis Testing.
Help improve a child’s life by having your teeth whitened. Sound easy? That’s because it is. The 16th annual Smiles For Life Campaign begins today, which means dental patients nationwide can brighten a child’s future just by visiting local Crown Council dentist Dr. Tracy Murry, DDS. The campaign runs from March through June, and 100 percent of the proceeds from teeth whitening procedures done at Tracy Murry DDS, Inc., are donated to worthy children’s charities, booth l...
By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comAt the recent Scioto County Health Coalition meeting Ed Hughes said a committee is working to attain 501c3 status with the IRS and will be looking at what it would take to hire a coordinator for the coalition.
The Young Spirits Community Dance Group and Time Out for Me teens interacted with residents at Hill View Retirement Center in February 2014. The mission of the youth groups is to give back to our local churches, nursing homes, organizations, and community members in song, dance, and words of encouragement reminding each person of their value in the community. A special thanks to the parents and local businesses whose support and cooperation makes this program a great success. For additional c...
Kathleen Atkinson, Regional Forester for the U.S. Forest Service’s Eastern Region, announces the selection of Anthony (Tony) Scardina as the new Forest Supervisor for the Wayne National Forest. Tony replaces Anne Carey, who retired in January after more than 30 years with the Forest Service.“I’m truly excited about getting to know the communities, ecosystems, and employees of the Wayne National Forest. I plan to arrive in early May,” said Scardina....
The Joseph Spencer Chapter NSDAR has been in existence for 115 years. The charter from the National Society was issued in 1898 with 35 eligible women. Today the chapter is 87 members strong. The DAR is a volunteer service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children. The Joseph Spencer Chapter participates in the Memorial Day Parade, the memorial service at Greenlawn Cemetery, donates man...
Shawnee State University has partnered with ed2go to offer a program that makes it easy to take high quality, noncredit online courses.Hundreds of online, instructor-led courses are available including the launch of the new “Romance Writing” class.Participants in this course will learn tips and techniques for penning a romance novel that will make readers swoon.Novice and experienced writers alike will benefit as they master the skills they need to...
By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comSoon, are doctors will be offering a new type of prescription, one for diet and exercise.“Most people take their physician as a very credible health advisor. Research shows that if a physician talks to you about your weight, weight loss and or exercise, people are more likely to follow those recommendations,” said Wendi Waugh, Director of Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) Cancer Services/Community Health and W...
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