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* Larry F. Boord, a principal with the Worthington-based Jacob, Haxton & Boord LLC, was recently honored with a Pinnacle Award by the Dicke College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University.
The following programs are offered by Worthington libraries. Old Worthington Library is at 820 High St.; Northwest Library is at 2280 Hard Road; and Worthington Park Library is at 1389 Worthington Centre Drive. Call 614-807-2626.
The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. The MAC is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Late hours until 9 p.m. are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, visit mcconnellarts.org or call 614-431-0329.
The Learning Spectrum seeks golfers for its annual Golf4Autism fundraiser at 9 a.m. June 24 at Royal American Golf Links, 3300 Miller Paul Road, Galena.
Worthington Libraries recently announced the winners of its Bookmark Contest.
After nearly a year of silence that left the community wondering, United Methodist Children's Home Family Services and Lifestyle Communities have announced they will move forward with plans for a 30,000-square-foot medical office rather than proposing a development for the entire former UMCH site.
The Worthington Alliance for Responsible Development again has asked residents for their opinions on what should be done with the former United Methodist Children's Home site.
Picnic with the Partnership
After giving control of its biggest fundraising event to the McConnell Arts Center, the Old Worthington Partnership announced last week the creation of a new event -- the Picnic with the Partnership.
Worthington police said a 22-year-old Centerburg man and a 33-year-old Sunbury woman were arrested the afternoon of April 29 after police found drug-abuse instruments and stolen checks in their vehicle.
Worthington City Schools' new mission statement, "To empower a community of learners who will change the world," is an ambitious one -- so much so that Superintendent Trent Bowers called it "audacious" in a blog post.
Worthington's Village Green
Worthington's annual Green on the Green festival continues to grow, and organizers hope this year's event will serve as a beacon of community collaboration.
Worthington Wedding Walk
Businesses in Old Worthington are hoping to cultivate a reputation based on the area's high concentration of wedding-centric vendors within a small area.
A plan for changing district grading practices, that could begin this fall with elementary school report cards, was presented to Worthington's school board Monday, April 25.