The Charity Newsies recently elected new trustees for their 2011 campaign.

The Charity Newsies recently elected new trustees for their 2011 campaign.

Clintonville resident Shari Carroll will serve on the Charity Newsies board.

2011 is the organization's 105th drive season.


American Red Cross of Greater Columbus recently recognized two Clintonville residents for their volunteer efforts.

Sharon Groves received the Ann Magnussen Award, which goes to a volunteer registered nurse and is the highest honor of nursing achievement in the American Red Cross. Groves is a member of the Disaster Health Services team and helps provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters. She also gives presentation on the Red Cross throughout Ohio, encouraging others to get involved.

Groves was also one of the co-winners of the Health and Safety Services Award, along with her sister, Kim Tolliver. This award recognizes volunteers whose efforts have led to the expansion and improvement of American Red Cross Health and Safety Services.

The two have also served on the program enrichment committee, where their insight has resulted in new initiatives and recommendations to improve operating procedures.

Clintonville resident Melanie Boyd has been named the new chief development officer for Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council.

She brings 11 years of experience as a fundraising professional to her new position, working with non-profit organizations in the arts, education, health care and social services.

Boyd previously served as director of development for the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra.

She is a member of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Boyd has a bachelor's degree in organizational communication from Ohio University and a master's in English literature from The Ohio State University.


Jackie Hager of Clintonville has been elected to be a partner at Carlile Patchen & Murphy.

Her practice concentrates on active real-estate litigation practice, as well as general real estate and commercial litigation.

Hager joined the firm in April 2008. She is currently a member of the commercial practice group.

Hager earned her law degree at Capital University Law School and her undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University. She is a member of the Columbus, Ohio State and American Bar Associations.

She is a graduate of Leadership Delaware and is an active volunteer with the Ohio Wildlife Center, as well as Ohio Wesleyan University's alumni/parent program.