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Finalists Announced For Women’s Excellence Award

11 Jan , 2020  

Michele Gorman

The Richland Area Chamber & Economic Development has announced the three Richland County women selected as finalists for the 2020 ATHENA Award. The Award, which is sponsored by Richland Bank, will be handed out at the Chamber Annual Meeting & Dinner on January 30. “The ATHENA award is an internationally recognized brand whose recipients are honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills,” said Jodie Perry, CEO of the Chamber. Read More

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Schools

Annual Ohio School Performance Awards Announced; Local Schools Recognized

11 Dec , 2019  

On Monday, the Ohio Board of Education and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria recognized 63 districts, 436 schools and 12 Career-Technical Planning Districts for achieving high performance, outstanding progress and momentum for students across Ohio. The recognition included multiple Richland County schools: Read More

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Soil And Water Conservation District Celebrates

10 Nov , 2019  

Conservation was celebrated in Richland County at the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) Annual Celebration held on Thursday, November 7. The evening included a buffet dinner catered by The Vault and the public election to elect one board supervisor. Fred Cooke was re-elected to a three-year term beginning January 1, 2020, and will join other current Board Supervisors Brian Alt, Aaron Dearth, Lanny Hopkins and David Krichbaum. Read More

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History & Tourism

Raining RUBYs For Richland

19 Oct , 2019  

Representatives from Destination Mansfield – Richland County and Little Buckeye Children’s Museum attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in West Chester, October 16-18. They joined other travel industry leaders to discuss travel trends and opportunities, as well as to hear from national experts. During the educational conference, local tourism marketing shined brightly with awards received by both local groups. Read More

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Women’s Fund Seeks Nominations for the JoAnn Dutton Award

10 Sep , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation has announced that the Women’s Fund is accepting nominations for the JoAnn Dutton Volunteer Community Service Award. The award, given each November, celebrates and honors women leaders who devote a significant amount of time and energy in a meaningful way to local charitable organizations. A nomination form is available at richlandcountyfoundation.org and is due by Friday, October 4. Read More

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Area Agency On Aging Dining Program Wins National Award

14 Aug , 2019  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. announces that the Campus Dining Program recently received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with a 2019 Aging Innovations Award, the highest honor presented by n4a to member agencies. The awards program is supported by WellCare Health Plans. Campus Dining Program was among the top 16 of 48 local aging programs to receive honors during the n4a Annual Conference & Tradeshow, July 27-31, New Orleans. Read More

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ODNR Seeks Nominations for the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame

6 Jun , 2019  

Nominations are now being accepted for the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). For more than 50 years, the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame has been the state's top honor for individuals who have improved the quality of life in Ohio through natural resources management, environmental education or scientific achievement. Read More

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History & Tourism

Destination Mansfield–Richland County Recognizes Tourism Excellence

15 May , 2019  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County held its 2019 Annual Meeting earlier this month at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center. The event was presented by Alta Florist & Greenhouse and Avita Health System. Attendees learned how the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the county will continue to expand the local economy as well as raise the positive profile of Mansfield and the Richland County area on a local, state, national and even international level. TourismOhio Chief, Matthew MacLaren (who was a special guest) updated the gathering about the state’s tourism marketing efforts. This includes the new TourismOhio microsite roadtrips.ohio.org, which features two attractions of our own: The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Ohio State Reformatory. Other local spots are included as suggested places to stay, eat, and explore. Read More

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Shelby, Sports

Shelby Basketball Great To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

6 Apr , 2019  

On May 18 in Columbus, a former Richland County basketballer will join the ranks of those recognized as Ohio’s best. On that date, Jodi Roth-Korbas will be inducted into the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame at the organization’s 14th Annual Ceremony. Read More

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Schools

OSU National Championship Receiver Keynoting OSUM Alumni Event

22 Mar , 2019  

A member of a collegiate football national championship team is coming to Mansfield. Jamal Luke took a chance on chasing his dream, and it made him a national champion. Luke left Tiffin University and walked on to the Ohio State football team because he knew he needed to pursue his dream of being a Buckeye. Read More

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Who Has The Best Pizza In Richland County?

20 Mar , 2019  

Congratulations are in order for a well-known local restaurant that serves a well-loved product. This week saw publication of the 2019 edition of “The best pizza shop in each of Ohio’s 88 counties” list on cleveland.com. This list updates the last edition, issued three years ago. Read More

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Schools

Another Year, More Tyger Art Winners

15 Mar , 2019  

Mansfield Senior High School has continued its tradition of having several students among the state winners in the annual Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition. The works of eight Tyger artists were judged state winners from among approximately 11,500 high school entries at 15 regional competitions. Read More

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Care Awards Nomination Deadline Approaching

14 Mar , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities continues to seek nominations for its new CARE awards recognizing those who support individuals with developmental disabilities in Richland County. The award categories are Direct Support Professional, Self-Advocate, Community Partner, and Hero with Heart. Read More

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Richland Newhope Seeking CARE Award Nominations

17 Feb , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now seeking nominations for its CARE Awards recognizing those who support individuals with developmental disabilities in Richland County. CARE stands for Compassion, Advocacy, Respect, and Excellence. The award categories are: Direct Support Professional, Self-Advocate, Community Partner, and Hero with Heart. Read More

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