October 19 – Habitat’s Taste of Southeast Ohio

17 Oct

2017 10 19 Taste of SE Ohio Habitat

Hocking College, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville
Thursday, October 19, 2017                6:30 pm-9:30 pm (Doors open: 5:30 pm)

The Taste of Southeast Ohio proceeds go to fund projects in SE Ohio. The event celebrates local food by having a contest between chefs, restaurants, and caterers. Tickets are $40 and a table of eight is $350. Tickets may be purchased at  habitatseo.org/2017/09/01/7th-annual-taste-of-southeast-ohio, or from Habitat board members, or at the office (525 West Union Street, Athens) until October 17, 2017.


October 19 – Athens County Food Giveaway

17 Oct

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Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food giveaway
for Athens County residents

Thanks to a sponsorship from Hocking College, the Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a
program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be hosting a mobile
pantry distribution in the Hocking College Student Center parking lot, Thursday,
October 19, 2017 from 11 am-1 pm. Food items will be given away to
income eligible families who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty
Guidelines, and are residents of Athens County. Photo I.D. and proof of residency
no more than 60 days old is required. Questions can be directed to 740-385-6813
ext. 2207.

Warm Hearts Coat Drive

17 Oct

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New coats will be provided to children in need through Athens County Children Services. Anyone wishing to donate a new coat by November 10 to the Warm Hearts Winter Coat Drive, may drop it off at one of the following locations:

The Salvation Army, 70 North Plains Road, Suite 122, The Plains

The Wood’N Rocker, 26420 Main Street, Coolville

The Shoe Department, 743 East State Street, Athens

Brookfield Church, 5 North Court Street, Athens

Nelsonville Emporium, 31 Public Square, Nelsonville

To make a monetary donation or for more information, contact 740-589-3223 or 740-440-1988.



October 17, 24 & 31 – Parent Cafe in New Marshfield

16 Oct

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New Marshfield Community Center, 3993 Old SR 56, New Marshfield

Tuesdays, October 17, 24 and 31, 2017                        11 am-1 pm

Hopewell Health Centers and Integrated Services are hosting Parent Cafes. Meet new people and make new friends. Learn about community supports and resources. Food and childcare provided. Build on your family’s strengths and help your children grow up healthy and resilient. Parents or caregivers interested in giving and receiving support from other parents. Free.

October 17 or 18 – Intro to Service Learning for Faculty and Community Partners

16 Oct

Baker University Center, Room 239, Athens
October 17   9 am-11 am     or     October 18    1 pm-3 pm

Service learning combines academic learning and community engagement in ways that enhance student learning and development while contributing to communities locally and globally.

Visit https://www.ohio.edu/communityengagement/programs-events.cfm for details and registration.

October 16 – Lunchtime Seminar – Women’s Health Month: Updates in Breast Imaging

16 Oct

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2017 10 16 OUHCOM Lunchtime Seminar

OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, Room 014, Athens
Monday, October 16, 2017                  12 noon-1 pm

Lunchtime seminar presented by Jeffrey S. Benseler, D.O.  Lunch trays and brown bags are welcome. Videoconferencing available at other sites. For details, contact 740-593-2258 or guthriep@ohio.edu.

October 15 – Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

13 Oct

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OU Peden Stadium, Athens
Sunday, October 15, 2017       10 am-1 pm
For more information, visit www.athensraceforthecure.org