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Giving the Gift of Warmth to Local Youth

During the thick of Ohio’s hot, humid summers, the last thing on most people’s minds is a winter coat. Not so for many officers in the Columbus Division of Police (CPD) and other central Ohio departments. As officers patrol during winter, they notice children without warm coats and the image of shivering kids sticks with …

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AEP Ohio Retiree, War Veteran Honored in Muskingum County

Elden Hudson, a U.S. Navy radio operator and 43-year employee of AEP Ohio, was inducted into the Muskingum County Veterans Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 12. Elden, 96, served with the Navy near the end of World War II from 1944-1946. Born and raised in Coshocton, Ohio, he never saw combat and returned home following …

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Perry County Rescue Organization has its ‘PAWS’ on Employee’s Heart

Six years ago, a group of people with a passion for animals came together to fulfill an unmet need in Perry County, Ohio. After a couple of years of planning and working with county officials, Perry Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) took in their first rescue dog in 2018. The foster-based and volunteer-driven nonprofit has been …

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Knowledge is Power for Lucasville Meter Specialist

Most people know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but not many people take the “awareness” part to heart like Bob Waughtel, a meter specialist out of our Lucasville Service Center. One of Bob’s cousins battled breast cancer in 2020. Her mother, Bob’s aunt, watched as her daughter went through difficult treatments, including a …

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Team Dee Celebrates Cancer-Free Anniversary in Cambridge

Dee Moore is used to taking care of people—she’s a mom, grandma and a work scheduler at the Cambridge garage. She’s protective of her team and doesn’t hesitate to jump in and do what she can to help. She is also known for her infectious smile and for giving warm encouragement on hard days. Before …

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Creating ‘Buzz’ at Buzzard’s Roost Nature Preserve

Did you know pollinators are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of food? Animals and insects, like birds, bees, bats and butterflies, help move pollen from flower to flower — this process is essential to our food system and the survival of our native plants and flowers here in Ohio. According …

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