Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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Cars line up more than a mile to get free food at ministry

by Ashlee Monroe
The Athens News
November 26, 2008

Bills or groceries?

That’s a choice no one should have to make, especially heading into the holiday season. But nearly 800 families won’t have to make that decision thanks to the Smith Chapel United Methodist Church Food and Clothing Ministry in Logan...
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Cincinnati-area group, Nelsonville Family Center build bridges

by Sara Brumfield
The Athens News
November 23, 2008

Needy families in Nelsonville won’t have to worry about providing dinner this Thanksgiving thanks to combined efforts of the Hamilton and Greater Cincinnati communities, Nelsonville Family Center and Athens County Children Services.
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Local non-profit gets $50,000 grant
The Athens News
November 20, 2008

The Athens-based non-profit Community Food Initiatives will receive a three-year grant totaling $50,000 between now and late 2011...
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Going green: Local family transforms vacations into opportunity
by Jenaye Antonuccio
The Athens News
November 17, 2008

“Who will raise up the new generation of conservationists?” This is a question often posed by The Sierra Club, America’s oldest environmental organization.

Athens residents Jeff and Sherri Wilson have strived to answer this question by modeling an eco-friendly lifestyle for their two daughters to emulate. Last summer’s Sierra Club article about the certain death of family summer vacations gave the Wilsons further motivation: to better their annual tradition for the sake of the earth...

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Regional foundation celebrates decade
The Athens News
November 17, 2008

In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio celebrated 10 years of serving as a regional community foundation for the 29 counties of Appalachian Ohio at a special celebration on Saturday...
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Local volunteer dies from fall
The Athens News
November 17, 2008

A volunteer with Ohio University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine has died from injuries he suffered when he apparently fell accidentally from atop his Athens residence last week...
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Food pantry continues to be plagued by break-ins
by Nick Claussen
The Athens News
November 3, 2008

Thieves broke into a local food pantry again last week, making it the seventh burglary in the last four months...
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