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Community Blood Center… Clark beats cancer, returns to make 609th donation
DAYTON, Ohio - If you clock it to the exact minute, Wendell Clark may have cut the line a bit when he returned to the donor bed on March 26, the Saturday morning before Easter. Community Blood Center’s all-time leader in blood donations was coming off a two-year deferment mandated for certain cancer patients. He had circled March 26 on the... read more 
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St. Remy’s Daughters of the Immaculate Heart Youth Group visit VHCC
Recently, the patients and residents of Versailles Health Care Center were visited by the St. Remy’s Daughters of the Immaculate Heart Youth Group.   The group spent about two hours visiting with patients and residents as well as singing hymn and making blankets together.   “It’s heartwarming to see the interaction between the... read more 
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Fort GreeneVille Chapter DAR Awards St. Marys School Essays
Fort GreeneVille Chapter DAR awarded students at St. Marys School for their participation in the Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essays Contest. Thirty-six students in 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades wrote essays in recognition of the 250th anniversary of the Stamp Act. The winners were Luke Daniel Rammel, Carmen Badell, Landen... read more 
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Pets of the week
GREENVILLE - The Darke County Animal Shelter has many pets available for adoption, including several breeds of dogs, as well as cats and kittens. The Shelter chooses pets to feature each week, this week they've selected: Stella is a 4 year old Lab/Setter mix. She is white and tan with short hair. She is a sweet girl who loves to play... read more 
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VHCC employer awards banquet
Versailles Health Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, recently held an employee banquet for 2015 awards.  Kristy Earick, CEO/Executive Director, and Dana Spurlock, Director of Nursing, recognized and presented individual employees with various awards.   “Our team is truly exceptional and it is a privilege to honor them... read more 
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Another Successful DCCA A Taste of Wine & Jazz
Sponsored by Kent & Melinda Myers - Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) recognizes Kent & Melinda Myers for their sponsorship of the recent A Taste Of Wine & Jazz, held January 16, at Montage Cafe.  According to DCCA Executive Director Andrea Jordan, “DCCA thanks Kent & Melinda Myers for their continued support of... read more 
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Looking Back on 2015… My favorite photos from 2015, By Bob Robinson
Writing is my thing, but even writing can’t elicit the memories that photos can. I remember writing the story about Corynna Strawser, a precious 16-year-old who had more courage in her than the vast majority of us could even hope for. But it didn’t have the impact of a CNO photo from two years ago of Corynna and her mom Kristi. It was recently a Facebook Memories photo. The adage that a picture... read more 
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VHCC celebrates St. Patrick’s Day
Versailles Health Care Center celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a special community luncheon with over 60 people in attendance.  VHCC’s dietary staff provided a St. Patrick’s Day meal of baked chicken, green mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls with green jelly, and green jello dessert!  Of course, topping off the meal was green beer for... read more 
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VHCC hosts Easter Bunny Breakfast
Versailles Health Care Center recently hosted Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!  Over 100 children visited with the Easter Bunny and enjoyed Brown’s Sweet Shop donuts and refreshments at Versailles Health Care Center.  After breakfast and pictures with the children, the Easter Bunny also made a special visit to all the patients and residents.  “We had... read more 
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Dr. Thomas & Suzanne Brown Sponsor Sold Out Irish Wave 2016
Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes Dr. Thomas & Suzanne Brown for their sponsorship of the recent sold out St. Patrick’s Day fundraising event Irish Wave 2016. DCCA’s Executive Director Andrea Jordan stated, “Darke County Center for the Arts is grateful for the generosity of sponsors, like Dr. Thomas & Suzanne Brown, who value and are willing to support the arts in our community... read more 
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Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Sponsors Sold Out DCCA Fundraising Event
Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes Zechar Bailey Funeral Home for their sponsorship of the recent St. Patrick’s Day fundraising event Irish Wave 2016. DCCA’s Executive Director Andrea Jordan stated, “Darke County Center for the Arts is grateful for the generosity of sponsors, like Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, who value and are willing to support the arts in our community... read more 
St. Mary’s School March Newsletter
Life is filled with inconveniences, both major and minor. If not number one on the list, a tornado at dismissal certainly has to make the top ten. Two Mondays ago, as I opened my door, ready to send the bus riders out to the buses, Mr. Rosenbeck came down the hall announcing that we were under a tornado warning and should proceed to the library. Gee, I didn’t even realize it was raining. I have to admit that on some days when... read more 
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Darke County Center for the Arts… The Bistro Off Broadway Sponsors Sold Out The Texas Tenors - Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes Ted and Diana Abney, owners of The Bistro Off Broadway, for their support of the arts in Darke County.  The Abney’s recently hosted a sold out Coffee House Series performance of Cleveland blues singer Kristine Jackson and are sponsoring the upcoming sold out DCCA Special Event... read more 
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Darke County Parks… Maple Sugarin’ a Success
On Saturday March 5th, Darke County Parks hosted its annual Maple Sugarin’ at the Prairie Festival in conjunction the Friends of the Darke County Parks Waffle Breakfast. Over 500 people, including volunteers and staff, enjoyed the sausage and endless waffle breakfast with coffee, tea, juice, or milk. The Friends also hosted an extremely... read more 
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March is Social Work Month
The month of March is Social Work Month!  Since its inception, the social work profession has worked to improve life for millions every day. Social workers operate from values that recognize each person as relevant to society and believe that, when needed, society should help each person achieve his or her fullest potential. People choose... read more 
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Emerson Brewer Retires from CORS Board
The Council on Rural Services wants to take this opportunity to thank Emerson Brewer for serving on our Board of Trustees over the past 16 years.  Emerson joined our board in 2000 and has continued to serve as a client representative from Darke County. As a non-profit, we rely on our Board of Trustees to guide our organization as we work to make a difference in our community and client’s lives... read more 
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Pets of the week
GREENVILLE - The Darke County Animal Shelter has many pets available for adoption, including several breeds of dogs, as well as cats and kittens. The Shelter chooses pets to feature each week, this week they've selected: Bella is a 10 month Australian Shepherd mix. She is mostly red and white with long hair. She is a happy girl who wants... read more 
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Edison Welcomes McFadden as Physical Therapy Director
Sharon McFadden, PT, CLT, has been named the director of Edison State Community College’s Physical Therapy Assistant program. McFadden, of Wilmington, is a 2001 University of Findlay graduate who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. With over fifteen years of direct physical therapy experience and ten years of indirect... read more 
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Darke County Parks… Introducing the DCP Naturalists
Darke County Parks had vast staff changes in the past year and is happy to introduce the newest staff member Kathi McQueen, hired in January as the Volunteer Coordinator/Naturalist. Kathi grew up in the Adams County farmland and began her career in finance. In 2006 she returned to school to pursue her outdoor passion, earning... read more 
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The Flying Eagle-East Intermediate’s Young Journalists, Kitty Davis, Principal, GCSD East School - For the last eight years, students in the Discovery class have distributed a four to six page newspaper entitled, “The Flying Eagle” at the end of each quarter.  The young journalists have varied from a third and fourth grade writing team to only fourth grade contributions the last several years.  The advisors for group, Mrs. Thomas and Mrs... read more 
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MVCTC Adult Diploma Program has First Two Graduates
Englewood, Ohio – Miami Valley Career Technology Center is proud to present the first graduates in the Ohio Adult Diploma Program.  QuickTurn Ohio is a new educational initiative made possible through statewide funding that offers an alternative for adults age 22 and older to earn a high school diploma and receive an industry... read more 
MVCTC Students Qualify for HOSA State Competition
Englewood, Ohio – Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) students in the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Chapter recently competed at the Regional HOSA Competition and 55 students qualified to move on to the State Leadership Conference this May at the University of Toledo. MVCTC students’ qualifying for the state contest include: KACIE ABER, an Allied Health student from Northmont High School, placed 5th... read more 
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Pets of the week
GREENVILLE - The Darke County Animal Shelter has many pets available for adoption, including several breeds of dogs, as well as cats and kittens. The Shelter chooses pets to feature each week, this week they've selected: CoCo is a 4 year old Chocolate Lab mix. He is mostly brown with a little white. He has short hair. He is a happy playful guy... read more 
VHCC in network for Aetna patients
Kristy Earick, CEO and Administrator at Versailles Health Care Center, is proud to announce that Versailles Health Care Center is one of the only skilled nursing facilities in the area to be in network for Aetna patients.  Earick understands that sometimes it may be difficult to find out what skilled nursing facilities are in network with certain HMO contracts.  “With so many different insurance plans in today’s market, we understand the difficulty in finding a skilled nursing facility in network... read more 
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Fry & Company Sponsors “A Taste of Wine and Jazz”
Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) recognizes Fry & Company for their sponsorship of the recent fundraising event A Taste Of Wine & Jazz at the Montage Cafe.  According to DCCA Executive Director Andrea Jordan, DCCA thanks Fry & Company for their continued support of the arts in Darke County, as one of the first sponsors for this event they truly started the party that has become... read more 
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