Local Archived News December '10
Faith, family and friends are a constant in the Webb’s daily lives
Village council reluctantly accepts Wiley's resignation
Richwood Village Council will be accepting applications for a new
member to council, as Mayor Bill Nibert read Peg Wiley's resignation
letter at the Monday night meeting.
NU Board discusses how to do more with less
By CHAD WILLIAMSON
Maintaining quality educational opportunities in the face of possible
Humane Society asks for help with expansion
Staff at the Union County Humane Society (UCHS) have been working
throughout 2010 with a full house, over the shelter’s capacity of
properly caring for animals. Every day they see sadness of people’s
faces when they can no longer afford to care for their pet or the joy
and excitement on faces when they can find a person or family who
will adopt a pet.
Pie Giveaway winners are announced
The Richwood Area Business Association (RABA) recently sponsored the
annual Pie Giveaway Contest. In various businesses around town,
people were invited to sign-up to win a pie of their choice for the
holidays. No purchase was necessary to participate. The RABA
officials were very pleased with the amount of entries submitted in
this year’s contest.
United Way makes one last push for donations
With less than a month remaining to reach their $875,000 goal, United
Way is projecting to be about $50,000 short. In 2009, funds raised
Contract extended for Memorial Hospital and Aetna
A temporary extension has been reached that will allow Memorial
Hospital of Union County to remain an in-network provider for Aetna
Public invited to veterans wreath ceremony
Make time Saturday, Dec. 11 to attend the “Wreaths Across America”
ceremony. The event begins at 1:30 p.m. and veterans, the public and
students are encouraged to join the Civic Air Patrol (CAP) Squadron
234 at the North Union Veterans Memorial, located on Veterans Way
near Richwood Park.
Ministerial Association offers goodwill during Christmas
Members of the Richwood Area Ministerial Association (RAMA) will once
again offer assistance to struggling families during the Christmas
Santa Claus is coming to town
Bundle up and be prepared, because the annual Christmas Parade will
welcome in the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 4, beginning at 4 p.m.
Humane Society plans expansion project
By RYAN HORNS
With Union County named the third fastest growing county in Ohio,
there can be a lot of stray dogs and cats to go along with those
NU School district to hold annual food drive
It’s the time of year when usually people open their hearts to help
others who are struggling to make ends meet, either donating toys for
Christmas gifts or providing food where there is a need.
North Union FFA members receive American FFA Degree
The American FFA Degree recognizes members who demonstrate leadership
abilities and outstanding achievements in agricultural business,
production, processing and service programs. To be eligible, members
must have earned and productively invested $7,500 through a
supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program in which they start,
own, or hold a professional position in an existing agriculture
enterprise. Recipients must also make it their mission to demonstrate
outstanding leadership abilities and community involvement. Three
members of the North Union FFA chapter received the National FFA
organization's highest honor. Kayleen Faine, Matt Ross, and Kyle
Gravatt were presented with the American FFA Degree at the 84th
National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.
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