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Women building a community

For more than three years, Women United, an affinity group of United Way of Knox County, has been bringing women in the community together to do good.

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Callan Pugh/News Jerry Scott, standing, with Food For The Hungry, leads the annual auction at the 2018 Snowflake Gala Friday evening at the Kenyon Athletic Center.

Food For The Hungry feeds body and soul

Food For The Hungry’s 2018 Snowflake Gala, held Friday evening at the Kenyon Athletic Center, proved to be a night of good fun aimed at helping do good for those in need in Knox County.

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Knox County gets revived

Next spring, the Knox County community will feel a religious revival as the reviveOHIO Knox County gathering helps educate area Christians about “equipping the saints for the return of Christ.”

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Village ends the year strong

Centerburg’s village council finished off the year strong by approving five ordinances and one resolution at its meeting Monday evening.

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Joshua Morrison/News Joyce Smith of Mount Vernon talks about the many dolls she mends and gives to area children. Hand Me Down Dolls was started four years ago and Smith works throughout the year to be able to give them out as Christmas gifts.

All dolled up with somewhere to go

For many children, young and old, there is no finer toy than a doll, and one Centerburg woman has made it her year-round passion to ensure that every child, regardless of their family’s income, can have a beautiful doll for Christmas.

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Joshua Morrison/News Sarah Wood, during a break in meal prep, cracks a big smile Tuesday. Wood along with her family and community volunteers, prepares a free Thanksgiving meal at the Memorial Building each year. The meal is put on in memory of her daughter, Michelle.

Bringing the community together

For the last 18 years, community members from Mount Vernon and beyond, no matter their circumstances, have had a place to go for a Thanksgiving meal, thanks largely to one family.

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Callan Pugh/News Jami Ingledue speaks at the 69th annual NAMI “making a difference” celebration dinner, Thursday at the Glenn A. Gallagher Centre about her experience raising a child with mental illness.

Ingledue: Support makes a difference

For many parents, speaking with other parents revolves around their children’s achievements, but for parents of children who struggle with mental illness it can be difficult to find a source of support that will understand the achievements their child makes each day in dealing with their illnesses.

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Serve the Burg rakes up a day of community service

Serve The Burg, a quarterly day of service helping community members and improving community spaces, will be held for the fall quarter Sunday, Nov. 18, starting at 9 a.m. Volunteers should report to the Centerburg Elementary School cafeteria, 207 S. Preston St. in Centerburg, at 9 a.m. to register for a service project and grab donuts fresh from The Burg Cafe and Bakery.

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COJFD ready to bid project

The Central Ohio Joint Fire District board held a quick emergency meeting Thursday to sign a pre-construction agreement with Thomas and Marker Construction.

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Give thanks at Centerburg Community Service

With the holiday season fast approaching, it is time once again for the annual Centerburg Community Thanksgiving Service hosted by Centerburg United Methodist Church for its 12th year Sunday, Nov. 18, starting at 6:30 p.m.

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