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 comments or questions, contact Marcia Harris, MA , CLL program director at 740 353 8056.
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...
It’s time to dust off the hardwood and get fired up! The annual Hardwood Heroes Celebrity Basketball Game will be held on March 29 at 1 p.m. at Shawnee State University’s Athletic Complex. The event is a fundraiser for the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ (SCBDD) Special Olympics.“We are really excited this year,” said Shawn Jordan, Awareness Coordinator at SCBDD and coordinator for this year’s event. “This event is a grea...
The Virtual Community School of Ohio (VCS Ohio) recently graduated eight seniors after the completion of first semester 2013. The winter graduates will be invited to attend the spring commencement ceremony on May 31 at the Bridgewater Banquet and Conference Center in Powell, Ohio.The graduates include:Brittney Allgood, McDermott, 45652, Scioto CountyVCS Ohio students choose to attend school online for a variety of personal and philosophical reasons. All studen...
On April 24, 2014 the Pike County Senior Center will host “The History of The Dogwood Festival” presented by local historian Jim Henry. Mr. Henry’s presention will be held at 1 p.m. in the Senior Center dining room at 402 Clough Street in Waverly. For more information call 740-947-5555.
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