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On the move

* 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.

Library notes

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.

McConnell Arts Center

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.

Learning Spectrum plans golf outing

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.

Winners announced in bookmark contest

Worthington Libraries recently announced the winners of its Bookmark Contest.

Planting for the future

Site plans

Medical office sought at UMCH

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.

WARD shares survey results

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

Event gives new meaning to street food

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.
Police beat

Worthington: Erratic driving leads to couple's arrest

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.

'Understanding' central to theme of field trip

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.

Personalizing the project

Worthington's Village Green

'Green' motif helps festival bear fruit

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 team up for special day

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.
Grading changes

Elementary number system proposed

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.

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