he Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF) has announced a new memorial fund in honor of Terri Ann (Marshall) Gard, who worked as an autism mentor in Wood County schools for over 15 years, before passing away in 2019 after a battle with cancer.
As Pride Month continues, the Marietta community group New Wineskins will be hosting a conversation led by Jeanne Peters, president of Out MOV, on the significance of allyship. The conversation will be held via Zoom at 6pm tonight, and is open to all who would like to join.
In previous years, Marietta College has held in-person Juneteenth celebrations on campus. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the college is unable to do so this year. Instead, it is raising awareness of the holiday on its website and social media channels.
Following Downtown PKB’s Executive Committee meeting Tuesday morning, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel the remainder of our Point Park Concert Series due to the current COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and social distancing order.
The Parkersburg Area Labor Council AFL-CIO and the Parkersburg/Marietta Building Trades Council are partnering to sponsor a non-perishable food drive on behalf of the Mid Town Family Resource Center, a Parkersburg organization that supports families in need.
Downtown PKB is holding an online giving campaign this week in an attempt to raise some of the funds it would have raised at its annual Taste of Parkersburg event, had it not been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, area Girl Scout troops have been unable to sell cookies at booths, as they would typically do. But as re-openings continue around the Mid-Ohio Valley, the scouts are in the process of scheduling booth sales throughout the area.
With the pandemic continuing, many in the Southeast region of Ohio continue to struggle to put food on the table. Because of this, one food bank is coming along with the assistance of the state's national guard to help remedy this situation.