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Distribution Committee Report

The Distribution Committee made the following grants at the following meetings:

June 2017

  • $8,500 to Hopewell Industries, Inc. to assist in the purchase of a New Stove Unit for the Kitchen
  • $7,000 to the Licking County Health Department for a Dental Sealant Program in Coshocton County Schools
  • $6,000 to the River View Local School District to provide for supplies and materials for RVHS Senior Projects for the 2017-2018 school year
  • $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House to provide Nights of Rest for families from Coshocton County
  • $4,000 to Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio to assist with providing JA Educational Programming in grades K-12 in Coshocton County
  • $4,000 to River View Local School District to assist with the purchase of Automatic External Defibrillators in the district
  • $4,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association to provide support for two local children to attend MDA Summer Camp
  • $3,000 to the Muskingum Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, to provide support for Scout Day at Roscoe Village
  • $2,500 to the Muskingum Valley Council, BSA, to assist with improvements in the High Adventure Climbing Program at the Muskingum Valley Scout Reservation
  • $2,000 to the Three Rivers Fire District to assist with the purchase of Marcs Portable, Mobile Radios for improved emergency communication capability county-wide

Two additional requests totaling $2,000 were also granted.

January 2017

  • $18,000 to Coshocton City Schools to assist in the Planetarium restoration and upgrading project at CHS
  • $12,500 to River View Local Schools to assist in providing support for the Coshocton County Alternative School
  • $10,000 to the Clary Garden Foundation for underground electric wiring to allow for trailside lighting for the upper trail
  • $10,000 to Kids America to assist with replacing facility lighting with more energy efficient LED lights
  • $5,500 to the Walhonding Valley Historical Society to assist with the restoration of the second floor of the Warsaw Hotel
  • $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Coshocton County to assist with the N 15th Street Neighborhood Revitalization project
  • $4,000 to the Coshocton County Career Center (as lead agent) to assist with providing support for Trauma Response Teams and Life Saving Equipment to the 4 area public school districts
  • $3,000 to the Roscoe Village Foundation to assist with the construction of a new, user-friendly website to encourage visits to Historic Roscoe Village and other area attractions
  • $2,500 to Girls Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council to assist with For Every Girl Outreach program for At-Risk Girls K-5
  • $2,500 to Walhonding Valley Fire District to assist with the purchase of SCBA masks with thermal imaging cameras to locate trapped victims in a burning building and help in identifying thef location of a fire in walls/ceilings and floors
  • Four additional requests totaling $7,000 were also granted.

June 2016

  • $15,900 to Echoing Hills Village, Inc. to assist in replacing their water system
  • $15,900 to Coshocton County Agricultural Society to help renovate and bring to code the Grandstands
  • $14,000 to the Coshocton County Health Department for the application fee for Public Health Department Accreditation
  • $5,000 to the Clary Garden Foundation to assist with repairing and preserving their Springhouse
  • $3,000 to Three Rivers Recreation - Roscoe Rec. to assist with their Dugouts and Bleacher Project
  • $2,750 to River View Local School District for an Anatomy in Clay Learning System
  • $2,400 to Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department for Firefighters’ Helmet Flashlights
  • $2,000 to Women of Witness, Inc. to assist with the Chestnut Crossing Computer Replenishing Project
  • $1,500 to Saint John’s United Church of Christ for personal care and household cleaning items for the Needy

January 2016

  • $50,000 to Coshocton County Head Start for the Hilltop Project-Opportunity School Classroom construction
  • $40,000 to Coshocton City Schools to help restore and upgrade the Planetarium at the High School
  • $30,000 to the Coshocton Public Library to help with replacement of the Bookmobile
  • $10,000 to the Coshocton City & County Park District for their Bathhouse project
  • $5,000 to Roscoe Village Foundation for the Lock Landing at the Visitors’ Center
  • $5,000 to Invent Now for Scholarships for Camp Invention
  • $5,000 to Licking County Health Dept. for Dental Sealant Program in Coshocton County Schools
  • $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House to provide Nights of Rest for Coshocton County Families
  • $5,000 to the Muskingum Valley Council of the Boy Scouts for Electrical Upgrade and Security Lighting at Muskingum Reservation
  • $4,000 to Coshocton County Drug & Alcohol Council for a Transitional Youth Residential Project
  • $3,050 to Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio for JA Education in grades K-12 in Coshocton County
  • $3,000 to River View Local Schools for Literacy Footprints Collection at Conesville Elementary
  • $3,000 to the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum to help in refurbishing their meeting room
  • $2,500 to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul for with Utilities for People in Need

September 2015

  • $25,000 to Montessori Preschool of Coshocton for fenced in playground area for students
  • $20, 000 to Coshocton Opportunity School to help sustain programming at the opportunity school
  • $12,000 to Kids America Inc. to upgrade security and the monitoring system
  • $10,000 to Echoing Hills Village, Inc. for site preparation landscaping and utility installation for planned pavilion construction
  • $4,970 to Pomerene Center for the Art Connects program

May 2015

  • $25,000 to Coshocton High School Unified Boosters for sythetic turf at Stewart Field
  • $25,000 to Our Town Coshocton for startup costs, research and consulting services and training
  • $25,000 to Pomerene Center for the Arts for artPARK
  • $12,500 to Muskingum Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America for 2-hunter cabins for 4-8 persons for year-round use
  • $10,000 to Coshocton Community Housing, Inc. for sprinkler system at new DD residence
  • $5,000 to Coshocton City Schools for May choir trips to Wright-Patterson AFB, NC and SC
  • $5,000 to Coshocton High School Unified Boosters for new permanent wrestling mats - Coshocton High School
  • $3,500 to Muskingum Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America for rental of 12-passenger van
  • $3,000 to St. John's United Church for personal care and household items for the needy
  • $2,960 to River View Local Schools for equipment and supplies for "6th Grade Camp"
  • $2,000 to River View Music Boosters, Inc. for River View music program financial aid fund
  • $1,824 to Roscoe Village Foundation for Historic Roscoe Village Information Kiosk
  • $1,000 to Coshocton County Job & Family Services for family expression through art project

January 2015

  • $8,000 to the Camp Invention Science Camp for elementary students
  • $7,500 to the United Way of Coshocton County for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program
  • $7,000 to the Walhonding Valley Historical Society for a handicapped-accessible entrance to the Warsaw Museum
  • $6,000 to the Coshocton Opportunity School for desktop computer.
  • $5,000 to First step for a fire escape for the domestic violence victims’ shelter
  • $5,000 to the Ohio Humanities Council for the 2015 Chautauqua in Coshocton
  • $5,000 to Sacred Heart Church for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul community outreach program
  • $4,000 to the West Lafayette Fire Department for fire-fighting equipment
  • $3,000 to the Coshocton Community Choir for equipment and supplies
  • $3,000 to the River View Athletic Boosters for weight room improvements
  • $3,000 to River View Local Schools for the O.W.E. program
  • $2,725 to Junior Achievement for K-12 Junior Achievement educational programs
  • $1,500 to the Coshocton County Career Center for books for needy students
  • $1,500 to River View Local Schools for the purchase of young adult literature
  • $1,300 to Coshocton Elementary for iMac computer

September 23, 2014

  • $52,295 to the Coshocton Park District toward the Aqueduct Bridge renovation project
  • $10,000 to Memory People, Inc. for Alzheimer’s support groups
  • $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House for lodging for Coshocton County parents of patients of Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • $2,000 to the Coshocton Community band for music and equipment
  • $1,400 to Kno-Ho-Co Ashland for cancer screening equipment
  • $1,300 to Hopewell School for a wheelchair accessible swing

May 15, 2014

  • $20,000 to Rising Tide Aquatic for renovations to the Coshocton High School pool
  • $15,000 to Coshocton Is Blooming for downtown planters and flowers
  • $10,000 to Coshocton County Commissioners for renovations to the court house
  • $4,000 to the Pregnancy Distress Center for cribs and mattresses
  • $3,000 to the River View School District an environmental science camp
  • $3,000 to Kno-Ho-Co Ashland for a new oven at the Senior Center
  • $1,876 to OSU Extension for 4-H leader background checks
  • $1,122 to First Step Family Violence Intervention Services for staff self-defense training
  • $1,000 to the Coshocton County Chapter of the American Red Cross for disaster preparedness training
  • $1,000 to the Coshocton Baptist Church for daycare meals

January 2, 2014

  • $30,000 to Coshocton County Memorial Hospital for capital improvements
  • $15,000 to Sacred Heart School for scholarships
  • $6,757 to Maternal & Child Health for a medical refrigerator
  • $6,300 to Camp Invention Science Camp
  • $5,000 to Hope Clinic to buy supplies for diabetic patients
  • $4,800 to Coshocton Music Boosters for equipment and band raincoats
  • $3,000 to Kids America to purchase volleyball equipment
  • $1,500 to the Coshocton County Career Center to buy books for needy studentS
  • $650 to the Coshocton County Soil & Water Conservation District for training for the agricultural community

September 24, 2013

  • $10,000 to the Coshocton County Agricultural Society toward resurfacing walkways at the fairground
  • $9,492 to Coshocton County Coordinated Transportation for purchase of a new vehicle
  • $8,000 to Coshocton Circles for support of the program to reduce poverty in our area
  • $5,000 to the United Way of Coshocton County for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library
  • $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House for lodging for Coshocton County families whose children are patients at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • $5,000 to the Coshocton Opportunity School for the Jobs for Ohio Graduates program
  • $4,500 to Johnson Humrickhouse Museum for building maintenance
  • $4,048 to Coshocton Community Housing for a generator for housing of disabled individuals
  • $3,500 to the Pomerene Center for the Arts for the Dancing Wheels performance
  • $2,500 to the Coshocton Opportunity School for its Dignity Model program

May 2, 2013

  • Clary Gardens Foundation - $3,750 for a new mower
  • Coshocton City Schools - $25,000 for technology in the new elementary school
  • Coshocton Chamber of Commerce - $2,500 for support of the hot air balloon festival
  • Girl Scouts Heartland Council - $2,500 for an anti-bullying program
  • Hopewell School - $850 for a preschool screening program
  • Maria Hay Forbes/Kids Campus - $225 for refrigerator repair
  • River View School District - $6,250 for Alternative School operations
  • Three Rivers Recreation (Canal Lewisville) - $500 for a mowing tractor

January 4, 2013

  • $25,000 to Coshocton Is Blooming for a community tree inventory and assessment
  • $10,000 to Coshocton County Headstart for its renovation program
  • $5,000 to Hope Clinic for diabetic supplies
  • $4,485 to the Coshocton County Park District for a computer system
  • $4,000 to St. John’s Church for personal care items for needy individuals
  • $4,000 to the Convention & Visitors’ Bureau for the Ohio Chautauqua
  • $4,000 to the Coshocton County Career Center for technology for disabled students
  • $4,000 to Coshocton City Schools for Camp Invention science program
  • $2,500 to Towne Centre Association for a statue honoring coal miners

September 23, 2012

  • Muskingum Council of Boy Scouts of - $16,496 for expansion of the dining hall at camp
  • Habitat for Humanity - $10,000 for next house to be built
  • First Step Family Violence Intervention Services - $5,220 toward a new roof on the shelter
  • River View School District - $5,107 for band uniforms
  • Ridgewood Recreation - $1,595 for a defibrillator unit
  • Coshocton County Career Center - $1,500 for books for under-privileged students
  • Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum - $1,500 for computer updates

 April 27, 2012 

  • Coshocton Probate Court - $13,390 for technology to put court records online
  • Three Rivers Firefighters Assn. - $3,000 toward a thermal imaging camera
  • South Lawn Elementary - $2,714 for books for a special reading program
  • Walhonding Valley Historical Assn. - $2,500 toward new roof for museum
  • Board of DD - $2,500 toward a community garden
  • Kids America - $1,000 for a volleyball program
  • Friends of the Parks - $1,000 for Indian Mud Run
  • Coshocton Is Blooming - $250 for First Impressions program 

January 5, 2012 

  • Coshocton Footlight Players - $20,000 for capital improvements at the theater
  • Coshocton Co. Alternative School - $15,000 for programs
  • Coshocton Towne Centre Association - $5,000 for downtown Christmas lighting
  • Echoing Hills Village - $4,600 for swim lift device
  • Coshocton City Schools - $2,878 for a guided reading program
  • Sacred Heart Church - $2,500 for Society of St. Vincent De Paul community outreach programs
  • Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church - $2,500 for improvements at Frances Meredith Homeless Shelter
  • Coshocton County Resource Network - $2,000 for Chestnut Crossing learning center
  • Coshocton County Career Center - $1,500 for books for needy students
  • River View School District - $1,000 for special math programming at Warsaw Elementary
  • Ridgewood School District - $250 for Project MORE for reading at Ridgewood Middle School

September 22, 2011

  • $6,000 to Four Paws Pet Adoption Center for an animal transport van
  • $5,950 to Clary Gardens for a rose garden pavilion
  • $5,000 to Coshocton Citizen Circle for a released inmate intervention program
  • $5,000 to Walhonding Valley Historical Society for weather-proofing its museum
  • $3,060 to Junior Achievement for entrepreneurship programs in schools
  • $3,000 to ABLE (Adult Basic Literacy Education) for assistance with GED test costs
  • $2,500 to Coshocton Community Choir for robe storage
  • $1,782 to Hopewell School for classroom iPads

June 30, 2011

  • $5,000 to the City Schools/Tennis Association for a windscreen and tennis court improvements
  • $5,000 to Hope Clinic for diabetes supplies and education
  • $4,583 to Maternal and Child Health for clinic computers
  • $3,500 to Maria Hay Forbes/Kidz Campus for its Phase III kitchen project

April 21, 2011

  • $5,000 to United Way for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library
  • $5,000 to the Airport Amphitheater for flooring for the stage
  • $5,000 to the Coshocton Park District for canal boat renovations
  • $4,000 to Precious Treasures for playground equipment and repairs$2,550 to First Step for an air conditioner for the domestic violence shelter
  • $2,461 to Metropolitan Housing for computers for the learning center
  • $2,000 to Three Rivers Recreation for dougouts
  • $1,500 to Coshocton High School for construction of an observatory
  • $1,500 to the Pomerene Center for the Arts for a community art program
  • $1,000 to Boy Scout Troop 406 toward a cargo trailer
  • $1,000 to Central & Lincoln Elementary for two document cameras
  • $1,000 to Central Elementary for Project MORE for reading
  • $600 to River View Schools for the gifted program trip to Great Lakes Science Center

December 17, 2010

  • $5,000 to Kids America for the "Operation Fit Kids" program
  • $4,000 to the Children's Dental Clinic for the purchase of a nitrous oxide unit
  • $3,000 to the Maria Hay Forbes-Kidz Campus for day care center improvements
  • $3,000 to the Coshocton City Schools for the "Camp Invention" science program
  • $1,025 to South Lawn Elementary School for the purchase of a document camera/projector
  • $1,000 to the Humane Society of Coshocton for an animal vaccination program
  • $1,000 to the Coshocton Countyy Career Center for the "Lobo Mart" student store
  • $1,000 to the United Way of Coshocton County for the purchase of new computer equipment

September 14, 2010

  • $20,000 to the City of Coshocton for Phase I of the Himebaugh Park project
  • $12,500 to the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum for heating/cooling upgrades
  • $10,000 to Clary Gardens for the construction of a gazebo in the Rose Garden
  • $7,500 to the Bicentennial Committee for Ohio Chautauqua 2011
  • $3,000 to Missionary Maintenance for the renovation of Hangar A
  • $3,000 to Red Cross – Ohio Hills for a photocopier for the office
  • $2,000 to the Girl Scouts for a leadership project
  • $1,108 to Canal Lewisville Recreation for batting cages
  • $1,000 to Roscoe Recreation for field improvements
  • $854 to Kno-Ho-Co Ashland for mental health assessments

March 25, 2010

  • $2,175 to the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum for a light-switch replacement project
  • $1,700 to Ridgewood High School science department for a microscope video camera
  • $4,656 to Central Elementary School for Smart Boards for 3rd and 4th grade classrooms
  • $2,000 to Echoing Hills for a mattress replacement project
  • $10,000 to the Coshocton City/County Park District toward the aqueduct bridge renovation project
  • $2,000 to the Friends of the Animal Shelter for a pet rescue transportation van
  • $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity toward the establishment of a ReStore for recycling building products
  • $2,000 to Montessori Pre-School for replacement of chairs, tables and rugs
  • $5,000 to Coshocton County Memorial Hospital for new units for the Lifeline program
  • $100 to Positive Balance for financial literacy materials
  • $9,800 to the Pomerene Center for the Arts to assist with enhancements to the vacant Park Hotel site

September 17, 2009

  • $10,800 to the Coshocton High School Math Department for Smart Boards for its classrooms
  • $7,500 to the Hope Clinic of Coshocton for medical equipment
  • $3,000 to the Mentoring Center of Coshocton County to develop a peer mentoring program
  • $3,000 to the Coshocton Public Library to purchase laptops and increase broadband accessibility to the community
  • $3,000 to First Step Family Violence Intervention Services to assist with part-time staffing needs at the domestic violence shelter
  • $3,000 to Coshocton High School "Camp Invention" for a hands-on summer science camp
  • $2,500 to the Ridgewood Baseball Boosters to assist with the replacement of the ballfield fence
  • $2,000 to Sacred Heart School for scholarships for the pre-school program
  • $1,500 to the Coshocton County Chapter of the American Red Cross for technological equipment
  • $1,500 to the Coshocton County Career Center for books and tools for indigent students
  • $1,500 to Coshocton Group Workcamps for home improvement materials for the youth mission group scheduled to visit Coshocton in 2010
  • $1,500 to Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. to assist with post-secondary enrollment 

December 11, 2008

  • $100,000 to the Coshocton County Regional Airport Authority for the extension of the runway to 5,000 feet.  $50,000 will be awarded during grant year 2008-09 and $50,000 will be awarded during grant year 2009-10
  • $1,500 to the Coshocton Community Choir for its music programs
  • $550 to Ridgewood Elementary School for a first-grade reading program
  • $1,000 to Kno-Ho-Co Community Action Corporation for the purchase of an autoclave machine to sterilize equipment for the Cervical Cancer Screening project
  • $447.50 to the Coshocton Soil & Water Conservation District for a storm drain stenciling project
  • $1,000 to the Johnson Humrickhouse Museum for the remodeling and renovation of a community work room $15,000 to the Walhonding Valley Historical Society toward the purchase of the old Warsaw Hotel building

June 12, 2008

  • With more than $366,000  in requests, the Distribution Committee granted the following at its June 12, 2008, meeting
  • $10,000 to  the Coshocton Port Authority for a feasibility study  at the site of the former General Electric plant
  • $1,000 to  the  Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. college access program to a program to help prepare students for college entrance
  • $15,000 to  the Coshocton Alternative School for its 2008-2009 program year
  • $1,500 to  Ridgewood Elementary School for a kindergarten summer reading program
  • $2,500 to the Coshocton County Health Department for training for public information in emergency situations
  • $3,622 to  the Coshocton Public Library for a microfilm reader-printer
  • $4,000 to Ridgewood Recreation for ball diamonds at the Fresno and Plainfield school sites

March 13, 2008

  • $20,000 to Echoing Hills to implement a water improvement project
  • $500 to Crawford Township Trustees to replace damaged historical marker
  • $5,000 to Sacred Heart Elementary School for a program for gifted students
  • $15,000 to the Village of West Lafayette for a PVC membrane for the community pool, contingent on the Village obtaining the remainder of the necessary funding
  • $25,000 to the Coshocton Airport Amthitheater project
  • $10,000 to River View Jr. High for updated materials, resources and equipment for the school library
  • $5,000 to Dollars for Scholars
  • $5,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster services

December 13, 2007

  • $7,000.00 to Coshocton City Recreation for construction of two dugouts at City Recreation Park.
  • $3,244.00 to the Coshocton County Board of MR/DD for an Autism Resource Center at Hopewell School.
  • $1,000.00 to Clary Garden Foundation for permanent plant labels throughout the gardens.
  • $600.00 to Ridgewood High School for the Presidential Classroom program.

September 13, 2007

  • $2,290.00 to Coshocton Community Choir for support of the choir's music endeavors
  • $3,348.23 to Ridgewood High School for an LCD project and Smart Board
  • $10,000.00 to the Animal Shelter for its building expansion
  • $10,000.00 to First Step Family Violence Intervention Services for improvements at the domestic violence shelter
  • $1,000.00 to the Coshocton County Career Center for books and supplies for indigent students
  • $8,730.00 to the Handicapped Society to complete parking lot at its office facility
  • $2,000.00 to Boy Scout Troop #403 for a camping trailer.
  • $3,496.00 to Precious Treasures to replace a copier

June 14, 2007

  • $5,000.00 toward the replacement of the roof at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, to be distributed when funding for the remainder of the project has been secured.
  • $5,000.00 for the Coshocton High School Marching Band toward the purchase of band instruments.

March 12, 2007

  • A request from the Coshocton County Arts and Cultural Alliance for $6,000. Money will be used communicate the value of our arts and cultural heritage.
  • $10,000 was granted to the Ridgewood Music Boosters for new band uniforms.
  • Coshocton Alternative School was given $20,000.
  • Coshocton City Schools was granted $22,219.00 for a wireless mobile computer lab for Lincoln School.
  • $2,200 to Keene Elementary for a literacy program.
  • College C.A.R.E.S College Access ACT Test Prep was awarded $10,200.
  • Ridgewood High was awarded $10,000 for a new soccer field.
  • $10,000 was awarded to Habitat for Humanity to get them started on their sixth house in the community.

December 20, 2006

  • Granted $5,000 to Coshocton red Cross to help with needed new roof.
  • Gave Village of Conesville $10,000 for picnic shelter-playground project
  • Granted $5,460 to Coshocton Girl Scouts for educational program on financial literacy and essential life skills.
  • Central Elementary received $13,078 for the purchase of Smart Board, stands and LCD projectors for classroom use.
  • Echoing Hills was granted $4,035 for a Chart2Go System
  • Granted $5,000 to Coshocton County Dollars for Scholars for their annual request.

September 21, 2006

  • Hopewell School for autism resource center for Coshocton County - $2,200
  • Coshocton C.A.R.E.S to establish a mobile college resource center - $5,000
  • Coshocton County Career Center to assist indigent students with books and supplies - $1,000
  • Roscoe Recreation to provide funding for a new equipment building and fence improvements - $10,000
  • Montessori Preschool for assisting further education of a Montessori certified teacher - $3,500
  • Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry for helping the program - $2,000
  • Hartville Homes Inc. to purchase a stencil machine - $4,800

June 8, 2006

  • Coshocton County Health Department received $2,000 for staff training.
  • West Lafayette Elementary School received $6,000 to purchase a classroom performance system for two classrooms.

March 17, 2006

  • Pomerene Center was granted $500 for the Dogwood Festival.
  • Agape Kids in West Lafayette was granted $1,000
  • Coshocton City Recreation was granted $6, 4000 for road preparation at the Otsego recreation location.
  • Health Services of Coshocton was granted $30,000 for a project at CCMH.
  • A grant of $1,500 was given to Central Elementary Reading Night. A total of $39,400 was granted.

September 8, 2005

  • The Rising Tide Aquatic Club to replace five take up reels, purchase touchpad's and to put matting down on pool deck at the pool at the Coshocton High School. Money to come from Janet Jones Mulligan fund $2,996