Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Parking spaces are designated for motorcycles

Designated parking spaces are provided near Stevenson Center for those riding motorcycles to campus. The spaces are designed to make the best use of the campus’ parking spaces for all types of vehicles and to provide convenient, safe parking for motorcycles. Parking in areas designated for trash dumpsters runs the risk of damage to the motorcycles during trash pick-up.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Job expo scheduled at Ohio University-Chillicothe

Approximately 50 employers are expected to participate in the 21st annual Job Expo at Ohio University-Chillicothe’s Shoemaker Center from noon to 4 p.m. March 23. The event is free and open to the public. In addition to the opportunity to meet with prospective employers, there will be free workshops on the following topics: • Veterans workshop at 1:30 p.m. • Job fair etiquette at 2 p.m. • Resume’ building at 2:30 p.m. • Interviewing skills at 3 p.m. “The workshops allow the opportunity for job-seekers to receive useful insights and polish their skills before meeting with prospective employers,” OU-C Manager of Student Recruitment TJ Eveland said. “The event is part of the campus’ emphasis on outreach programs that benefit our students and others in the region through career preparation.” In addition to OU-C, other sponsors are Ross County Veterans Council, Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and Pickaway & Ross JOBS One-Stop.

Health expo emphasizes wellness activities

The emphasis will be on healthy lifestyles and entertainment during the Health, Wellness and Fitness Expo 2010 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at Ohio University-Chillicothe’s Shoemaker Center. The event is free and open to the public. Free health tests and screenings will be available such as cholesterol, blood sugar, fat analysis, blood pressure, Alzheimer’, bone density, dental, glaucoma and scoliosis, as well as oxygen saturation and massages. Local media celebrity Dan Ramey of “Dan & Mike in the Morning” will be the guest emcee. Andrew Davis of the Lake Erie Crushers will be the special guest. “This annual event always draws an enthusiastic crowd and offers an opportunity to provide health screenings for area residents who might not have health insurance or may be unaware of a health concern,” said OU-C staff member Kim McKimmy-Kelly, a member of OU-C’s Health and Wellness Committee. “It underscores our commitment to providing the type of programming and worksite health initiative that benefit campus and community members in a meaningful way.”