(Piketon) — The Free Tax Preparation and Financial Literacy Program of the Workforce & Business Development Program at the Community Action Committee of Pike County is offering a “Couponing in Today’s World” Workshop the evening of Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 6pm-8pm at the OhioMeansJobs Career Center of Pike County at 941 Market Street in Piketon.
This workshop is being offered at no cost. The workshop is designed to teach the different types of coupons, where to find, and how to use coupons. In addition, we will discuss shopping strategies, online coupon apps, and money-saving tips. Come prepared to conduct a coupon exchange!
Registration is required for this workshop. For more information and to register for the workshop, contact Ashley at 740-289-2371 or toll free at 1-866-820-1185 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited. Light refreshments provided.
(COLUMBUS) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 16 people lost their lives in 15 traffic crashes during the July Fourth reporting period, which began Friday, July 2 and ended Monday, July 5. Impairment was determined to be a factor in at least five of those crashes.
Troopers made 536 arrests for impaired driving and 368 for drug-related charges. The Patrol responded to 534 crashes and made more than 40,000 traffic contacts in total, which included providing assistance to more than 2,761 motorists.
During last year’s Fourth of July reporting period, which was also from July 2 through 5, a total of 24 fatal crashes killed 25 people. Of those, 17 crashes and 18 fatalities involved alcohol and/or drugs.
(Circleville) – The Pickaway County WIC office will reopen at a new location Tuesday, July 6th. The new location, located at 2050 Stoneridge Drive in Circlevillewill benefit the community by offering additional clinic space for more appointment availability, and a larger waiting area for families.
“We’re happy to partner with the Pickaway County Educational Service Center to provide a better space for our services” said Kelly Brehm, Director of WIC. “We will be able to accommodate more families in our office so that we can work toward building stronger nutrition security for the community.”
The Pickaway County WIC office offers improves pregnancy outcomes by providing or referring to support services necessary for full-term pregnancies, improves the diets of women and children, and provides infants and children with a healthy start in life by combating poor and/or inadequate diet. Those who are eligible receive a WIC Nutrition EBT card can purchase healthy foods such as, fruits, vegetables, eggs, cereal, milk, cheese, yogurt, bread, and other nutrient rich foods. Farmers Market vouchers are also awarded for families to spend locally on fresh produce.
To check if you are eligible for WIC, contact the Pickaway County WIC office by calling 740-474- 4274 or by emailing email@example.com.
(Above: Watch our video interview with some of the cast and the director)
Chillicothe Civic Theatre Presents “Shrek: The Musical” July 8th-11th, 2021 at Chillicothe High School.
Litter Media’s Dan Ramey talks with Director Tahrea Maynard and the leading actors, Sam Jeffries (Shrek), Jaxon Newsome (Donkey) and Kelly Frailly (Fiona) before rehearsal on June 22nd in the basement of the CCT’s Theatre on South Walnut Street in Chillicothe.
Tickets are available at www.cctchillicothe.com for nightly performances July 8, 9 and 10 at 7pm and July 11 at 2pm in the Chillicothe High School Auditorium.
There will also be a pay-per-view live stream available July 9 and 10. Access available through www.cctchillicothe.com.