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June 23 – Volunteers Needed to Pack Food Boxes

19 Jun

logo-SE Ohio Food Bank

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, the Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be holding a public volunteer packing event. Volunteers are needed to join in packing food boxes from 9 am to 12 noon.

This event is family friendly, with tasks available for all ages. Please call to reserve a spot as space is limited. You can RSVP by contacting Mallory Ferguson at 740-385-6813 ext. 2207 or email at

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides a monthly box of shelf-stable food to nearly 4,000 low-income seniors in ten southeast Ohio counties: Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and Washington. Volunteers are essential to the success of this program.


June 23-24 – Amateur Radio Field Day

15 Jun

Athens County Fairgrounds, West Union Street, Athens
June 22-23, 2018

Visit for information about Field Day and search on Field Day.

June 22 – OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Charity Golf Tournament

15 Jun

Athens Country Club, 7606 Country Club Road, Athens
Friday, June 22, 2018

The tournament supports Cancer Care Services at OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital. Call 740-566-4539 or email for details.

June 21 – Ribbon Cutting for John Glenn Astronomy Park

15 Jun

John Glenn Astronomy Park, 20531 Route 664, Logan, OH
Thursday, June 21, 2018                     6:30 pm

Ceremony for the opening of the park will include guest speakers, general recognition of donors to the park’s creation, and information about future plans. Visit for details.

June 21 – Lunch & Learn: Tax Law Changes for Businesses

14 Jun

2018 06 21 Lunch and Learn -Tax Laws

OU Innovation Center, 340 West State Street, Room 103, Athens

Thursday, June 21, 2018

To register, email or call 740-597-1460 by noon on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

June 19 – Blood Drive

14 Jun

2018 06 19 Blood Drive - The Laurels

The Laurels of Athens Activity Room, 70 Columbus Circle, Athens

Tuesday, June 19, 2018      1 pm-6 pm

To schedule an appointment, call The Laurels of Athens at 740-592-1000 or visit using sponsor code: LaurelsAthens.

June 18 – Lunchtime Medical Seminar

14 Jun

logo-OUHCOM Lunchtime Seminar

Lunchtime Seminar

Monday, June 18, 2018
Noon – 1 pm
O’Bleness Hospital Room 014
1 FREE Hour of CE
Lunch Trays and Brown Bags Welcome!

ABC’s of Pain
OhioHealth O’Bleness Pain Management Center

Presented by Dr. Jason Allen, D.O.
Board Certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology

* Videoconferencing available to selected OU-HCOM Clinical Campus Sites; Grosvenor Hall 017 & Grover Center E-312 Conference Rooms on OU Campus; Washington County Department of Jobs and Family Services; Woodland Centers; and Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. sites.

Program Objectives

1. Differentiate between acute and chronic pain and their coordinated care and treatment plans;
2. Discuss what to expect from your pain management visit and diagnosis;
3. Discuss common pain management diagnosis, treatments and procedures.

Continuing Education

Consortium for Health Education in Appalachia Ohio (CHEAO) is an approved provider by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-049, 10/1/2020).