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Former Buckeye Great Miller Presents Check to Local Ministry
Around Town, Community Calendar, News

Former Buckeye Great Miller Presents Check to Local Ministry

InsideOut Community Center, located at 501 S. Wittenberg Avenue in Springfield, hosted an open house on Nov. 2, with special guest Braxton Miller. Miller, the former standout Ohio State Buckeye quarterback and current Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver, delivered a $45,000 check from a national nonprofit to the local organization. He presented the check from bluePrint…

Teachers, Students Support Shoes 4 the Shoeless Effort by Volunteering and Collecting Socks
Around Town, Education

Teachers, Students Support Shoes 4 the Shoeless Effort by Volunteering and Collecting Socks

Having shoes for every season is something many take for granted. It’s also something that has captured the heart of Wittenberg University’s department of education, which recently decided to partner with Fulton Elementary School in the Springfield City School District in a service event on Friday, Nov. 9, to benefit the local charity Shoes 4…

Wittenberg Faculty Members Receive Awards
Around Town, Education

Wittenberg Faculty Members Receive Awards

Wittenberg’s Faculty Development Board (FDB) announced the winners of the 2018 Collegium Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching and the Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching. Cynthia Richards, professor of English, received the Collegium Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching and Sha’Dawn Battle, assistant professor of English, was awarded the Provost’s Award for Outstanding…

Clark State to Host Active Shooter Exercise at Brinkman Educational Center in Downtown Springfield
Around Town, News

Clark State to Host Active Shooter Exercise at Brinkman Educational Center in Downtown Springfield

Clark State Community College will host an active-shooter training exercise at the Brinkman Educational Center in downtown Springfield on Thursday, October 4. As part of the exercise, simulated gun shots, an explosion and other loud noises may be heard in downtown Springfield sometime between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The exercise is expected to conclude…

Springfield Rotary Club’s 5th Annual Gourmet Food Truck Competition Set For Saturday
Around Town, Local Business, Local Entertainment

Springfield Rotary Club’s 5th Annual Gourmet Food Truck Competition Set For Saturday

Thirty-five food trucks and thousands of foodies will gather on Saturday, Aug. 18, for the Springfield Rotary Club’s Fifth Annual Gourmet Food Truck Competition. The event will be held at Veteran’s Park in Springfield (formerly known as Cliff Park) and admission is free to the public. There will be anything you can imagine from gourmet…

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Words of Wisdom

 

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career, I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and I missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

— Michael Jordan

 

 

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

Oprah Winfrey

 

“Remember no one can make you feel inferior in life without your consent.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

— Stephen Covey

 

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

— Ronald Reagan

 

 

 

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