Wayne National Forest Seeking Youth for Summer Employment

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (Feb. 28, 2017) – The Wayne National Forest is now accepting applications for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The YCC crew will work on various projects this summer to assist the recreation program, including trail construction and maintenance, campground maintenance, and trail bridge construction. The Wayne National Forest will be staffing two YCC crews, based…

Victoria for President!

Saturday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m., John McIntire Library Auditorium, Zanesville A Free, Public Presentation About the First Female Candidate for the U.S. Presidency by Dr. Judith Dann of Columbus State Community College. Sponsored by the Library and the Zanesville Branch of the American Association of University Women Few know that Ohio was the birthplace…

Little Cities Tour de Forest Bicycle Ride

The 12th Annual Little Cities Tour de Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride is set for Saturday morning, April 29, 2017 beginning and ending at Hocking College Student Center in Nelsonville.  Various routes take riders through the forested hills of southeastern Ohio on both level and challenging courses.  A new Eclipse Company Town Route and gravel route…

Women in Business Conference

ACEnet’s 2017 Women in Business conference is for May 5th, 2017 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the newly renovated Lodge at Hocking College in Nelsonville. This event will unite women entrepreneurs in all stages of business development for a one day conference that will focus on three main objectives: professional development, personal development,…

Winding Road Local Foods Meetup!

Authentic local foods and spirits are a growing element of our region’s authentic culture.  The Local Foods Sector is one of six sectors* being promoted via Ohio Hill Country Heritage Area’s sector development work with the The Winding Road: Ohio’s Rising Appalachia Initiative which promotes experiential tourism development around unique assets in the Hocking and Muskingum River Valleys of southeastern…

Muskingum County Shark Tub!

Thursday, March 2 is the date for this year’s wildly popular Shark Tub event  on the Ohio University-Zanesville/Zane State campus as entrepreneurs pitch their proposed products to a fascinated public.  Hundreds of guests will  have the opportunity to learn about investment potential companies. Each attendee will be given $100,000 in play money when they arrive. …

Make Sausage! Hocking College Leisure Learning

Unplug from your daily routine and unleash your inner-artisan! Alfonso’s Sausage Making Class Saturday, February 25th, 2017 9am – 4pm The Lodge at Hocking College 15770 OH-691 Nelsonville, OH 45764 A few spots remain for the next class in Master Chef Alfonso Contrisciani’s Modern Pork Butchery series, Alfonso’s Sausage Making Class. This class explores modern…

Learn Sign Language! Hocking College Leisure Learning

Unplug from your daily routine and unleash your inner-artisan! American Sign Language Tuesday Evenings February 21st-April 18th (8 classes) 6-8PM Hocking College 3301 Hocking Parkway Nelsonville, OH 45764 JL 242 This 8 week ASL class is designed to provide an opportunity for individuals to improve their communication abilities with co-workers, clients, family members, and friends…

Knowing Rendville!

Knowing Rendville! is on tap for Thursday evening, February 23rd (7-9pm) at the Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 West State Street, Athens.  The 2-hour program will feature a 30-minute documentary on Rendville produced by the late Mark Leff of WOUB, a panel of current and former Rendville residents including All-American Ohio University Bobcat Jerry Jackson,…

Strouds Run Groundhog Hike

Come enjoy some outdoor fun at the 14th annual Groundhog Hike on Sunday, Feb. 5 at Strouds Run State Park.  The Athens Conservancy and Friends of Strouds Run State Park are sponsoring this free event.  Hot soup and other refreshments will be provided.  The hiking route will be flagged and maps will be available. The…

Dollars and Sense of Building Rehabilitation

Tuesday January 31th, 2017 235 14th Street Toledo Club Rehabilitating historic buildings is do-able, you just need more information and the confidence to proceed. Heritage Ohio has been providing this workshop series for the past eight years to give each community and each building owner an opportunity to fulfill their dreams. Expert speakers will provide…

Valentine’s Dance!

Hello Friends! Come Join us for a night to remember.   Five reasons to click here and buy your ticket(s) now for a fantastic evening at the Tecumseh Commons in Shawnee on Tuesday, February 14th.   1. The Word of Mouth Jazz Band is truly a regional treasure whose music should not be missed! You’ll feel your in a night club and…