Wayne AllenCommon Staff WriterIn June Shawnee State University (SSU) announced a $1.2 million renovation project for Founder’s Plaza, the area between the administration building and Rhodes Athletic Center.According to Butch Kotcamp, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction for SSU, as of Tuesday afternoon the renovation is 90 percent complete.
The Business Development Program of the Community Action Committee of Pike County in cooperation with the Pike County Career Technology Center, and the OSU Small Business Development Center has scheduled classes for starting your own business. “Self-Employment: From Dream to Reality!” will begin Tuesday, January 14th, 2014, and will meet on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., through Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at the Community Action Committee of P...
Wayne AllenCommon Staff WriterOn Friday morning King’s Daughters Health System (KDHS) made the announcement that Kristie Whitlatch has been named its new President and CEO, the first woman to serve in this position.Whitlatch will be succeeding Fred Jackson who is retiring as President and CEO after 17 years.In released information about Jackson from KDHS, “under his direction the health system expanded services most in demand by patients...
Nelsonville, OH – On Friday, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s annual Child of Appalachia Celebration recognized Greg Adams as the 2013 Child of Appalachia Honoree. The Foundation’s Child of Appalachia award annually honors an outstanding citizen of Appalachian Ohio, for the difference he or she has made in the lives of others.“Appalachian Ohio is fortunate to call Greg one of its own,” said FAO President and CEO Cara Dingus Brook. “The regio...
Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7It’s the Holidays – and that time of the year where we look forward to visits and sharing time with family, friends and loved ones. It’s also a time when our Agency likes to encourage families to spend time discussing important issues that might be affecting Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, or other family members or friends.
Nelsonville, OH – The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra has a lot to celebrate. This year marks the orchestra’s 40th anniversary. And in honor of this milestone, the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra Endowment Fund was established at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio to support the Orchestra’s mission for many more years to come.“We are so excited about the fund and grateful to the anonymous donor who wanted to celebrate our anniversary this way,R...
Air Force Airman Nicholas W. Wise graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force....
Retirees of the Piketon Plant, both hourly and salary, are invited to meet for their monthly luncheon on Thursday, December 19, at 11 a.m. at Gatti’s Pizza, located at 1658 11th Street in Portsmouth. Spouses are also encouraged to attend.This group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more information, call (740) 897-2863 or (740) 897-2457.
Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on...
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