Bossard Memorial Library Donates to Holzer Heritage Foundation

Bossard Memorial Library generously donated 80 build-your-own-Bears and Buddies, which are frog-themed, to the Holzer Heritage Foundation. Shown pictured is Rachael Barker, Youth Services Program Coordinator, Bossard Memorial Library, and a sample of the buddy donation. These frogs will be provided to our inpatient pediatric unit for patients to build during their stay at Holzer. The entire staff of Holzer Health System joins in expressing…

AAA7 and Shawnee State University “Fall-Free Fridays” Episode Features “Facts About Falls”

During the month of September, National Falls Prevention Week is observed, a national campaign to educate older adults, their caregivers, and health professionals about the dangers of falling and the steps to prevent falls. According to the National Council on Aging, falls remain a leading cause of injury for people aged 65 and older.  Falls…

The University of Rio Grande Athletics

The University of Rio Grande athletic department has announced that it has sponsorship opportunities available for the two new digital scoreboards which will be installed inside the Newt Oliver Arena next month. One scoreboard measures 11’x 18′, while the other will be 9’x 16′. The new scoreboards will offer different types of advertisement which were…

Gallia County Jr. Fair Update

Fairs across Ohio and the country continue to struggle with the decision of what to do about their respective fairs. At a special meeting of the Gallia County Agricultural Society, the Fair Board continued to discuss the Covid-19 situation and how it would affect the upcoming Junior Fair. Directors reviewed the “Responsible Restart Ohio” guidelines…

God’s Hands At Work is operating on an Emergency Status only at this time. To help prevent the spread of the virus the Service Center is not open to the public. The Service Center is currently not accepting donations of furniture or household items nor are those items being donated to the public. However, services…

GCCVB to Host Contest for Students

Each spring the Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau visits local schools to host their Tourism 101 workshop. By using fun games and activities, the workshop teaches students how tourism affects our community. The most popular activity amongst students is the “Event Planning” activity which teaches students how local events impact our community and how…