SCHOOL DELAYS: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2013:
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES OF CLARK CO. PLAN A
CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, BELLEFONTAINE
CATHOLIC CENTRAL ELEMENTARY
CATHOLIC CENTRAL JUNIOR & SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, SPRINGFIELD
EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, SPRINGFIELD
LAWNVIEW CHILD & FAMILY CENTER
OHIO HI-POINT CAREER CENTER
PIQUA 7TH DAY ADVENTIST
RIDGEWOOD SCHOOL, SPRINGFIELD
RIVERSIDE LOCAL SCHOOLS, LOGAN COUNTY
SPRINGFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
SPRINGFIELD CLARK-CTC, BOTH THE SCHOOL AND CHILD CARE CENTER
TROY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS
VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, URBANA
2 HOUR DELAYS, PLAN B KINDERGARDEN:
CHRISTIAN PROMISE PRESCHOOL
Central State University Announces the Inauguration of its Eighth President
WILBERFORCE, OH (February 27, 2013) – Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond will be sworn in as
the eighth president of Central State University on Thursday, March 7, 2013. The inauguration
and investiture ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Paul Robeson Cultural Arts Center. The
inauguration of the first woman president in Central State’ s 126-year history will include a
formal procession of trustees, distinguished guests and delegates representing universities from
throughout the country, students, faculty, staff and alumni. A reception will follow the ceremony.
The post inaugural celebration at the Dayton Arts Institute will be the setting for a black-tie
Events leading up to the Inauguration: Marauder Service Day, Charter Day and Celebrating
University and Community
Monday, March 4, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Marauder Service Day will include student
volunteer projects on campus and throughout the Xenia, Wilberforce and Dayton communities.
Projects will be held at the YMCA Soccer Camp and Elmcroft Assisted Living in Xenia.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon – The Paul Robeson Cultural & Performing Arts
Center will be the site for the university’s 126th Charter Day Ceremony featuring a keynote
address by Charles David and Winonah Beemer Myers, civil rights era Freedom Riders. The
Myers will share reflections on their experiences in the South during 1961 when they joined over
400 human rights activists to protest against discrimination. A reception will be held in the
Center for Education and Natural Sciences Rotunda. During the afternoon, art exhibits and
student recitals will be presented.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 – A celebration of the university and community will include an
inter-faith service in the auditorium of the Paul Robeson Cultural Arts Center from 10:00 a.m. to
11:30 a.m. Faculty and student research presentations will be showcased at symposia throughout
the campus from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
About Central State University
Founded in 1887, Central State University academically prepares students with diverse
backgrounds and educational needs for leadership and service in an increasingly complex and
rapidly changing world.
EXPORT GROWTH BENEFITS OHIO COMPANIES
2012 Ohio merchandise exports are up 5 percent from 2011
WASHINGTON – The International Trade Administration (ITA) recently announced new data that show Ohio merchandise exports increased 5 percent in 2012 compared to 2011, growing from $46.4 billion to $48.5 billion. This was a record high export level for the state. Ohio’s strong performance in 2012 helped the United States reach an all-time record for exports of U.S. goods and services, reaching $2.2 trillion in 2012 and supporting nearly 10 million American jobs.
Ohio’s 2012 merchandise export sales outpaced the 2011 figures in many top destinations, including: Mexico (+16 percent); Korea (+14 percent); the Netherlands (+12 percent); France (+10 percent); and Germany (+6 percent). Key merchandise export categories include: transportation equipment; machinery manufactures; chemicals; computer and electronic products; and primary metal manufactures.
SEN. BROWN ANNOUNCES NEW RESOURCES TO REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES AND CREATE JOBS IN CLARK COUNTY
Neighborhood Housing Partnership of Greater Springfield, Inc. Will Receive Federal Grant to Provide Affordable Housing and Support Jobs in Summit County
WASHINGTON D.C. – A nonprofit organization in Clark County was awarded new federal resources to strengthen communities in the area. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that the Neighborhood Housing Partnership of Greater Springfield, Inc. was awarded $91,500 to revitalize the communities in the area, promote affordable housing, and create or sustain jobs through local projects. The funds are awarded by NeighborWorks America, a Congressionally-created partnership between community, public, and private stakeholders that distributes funds which can be immediately used to improve communities and create jobs.
Through 235 community-based nonprofit organizations, NeighborWorks helps to reduce the foreclosures that threaten neighborhoods and local economies, produce and manage affordable rental properties, and revitalize surrounding communities. Over the past five years, NeighborWorks America and affiliated NeighborWorks organizations have invested nearly $20.5 billion in America’s urban, rural, and suburban communities.
OHIO’S HISTORIC WEST. . .EXPLORE IT!
Dayton, Ohio – February 26, 2013 – Bring along your sense of discovery to experience small town charm, distinct shopping districts and our land’s rich frontier heritage in Ohio’s Historic West. This region consists of Auglaize, Darke, Mercer, Miami, Shelby and Van Wert counties, conveniently located north of I-70 and west of I-75.
From canal boats to castles, visitors can experience decades of history in the Ohio’s Historic West region. Perhaps no other residence in western Ohio captures the glamour and opulence of the 1890′s more than Whitby Place, conceived and designed by W.H.C. Goode, one of the wealthiest men in Shelby County.
Today known as GreatStone Castle, this magnificent mansion, now serves as a bed and breakfast. It is on the National Register of Historic Places, and has endured more than eleven decades as an Ohio landmark.
WEEC SPORTS – THURSDAY 2-28-13:
NBA: CLEVELAND 103 TORONTO 92 7PM TONIGHT: L.A. CLIPPERS AT INDIANA.
NHL: LOS ANGELES 2 DETROIT 1
COLLEGE MENS BASKETBALL: PENN STATE 84 MICHIGAN 78, DAYTON 88 CHARLOTTE 67. 7PM TONIGHT: OHIO STATE AT NORTHWESTERN.
NFL NEWS, THE SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS AGREE TO TRADE QUARTERBACK ALEX SMITH TO THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS FOR DRAFT PICKS, SAYS CBSSPORTS.COM.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT WEDNESDAY: SHAWNEE 75 GREENON 43, URBANA 58 TIPPECANOE 39, THE ‘CLIMBERS AND BRAVES PLAY FRIDAY NIGHT 8PM AT SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL, ACCORDING TO OHSAA.ORG. SPRINGBORO 70 STEBBINS 45, NORTHMONT 58 FAIRMONT 43, WAYNE 87 BELMONT 33, WEST CARROLLTON 71 XENIA 61, WORTHINGTON CHRISTIAN 41 WEST JEFFERSON 40, FRANKLIN MONROE 43 SOUTHEASTERN 37, TRI-VILLAGE 66 NEWTON 39.