News in Brief — 7/15/14

Published 10:34 am Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Food giveaway in Chesy rescheduled

CHESAPEAKE — Chesapeake United Methodist Church regrets to announce that the make-up produce giveaway rescheduled for Wednesday has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond its control.

One last giveaway is scheduled for next Wednesday, July 23, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Families with children below 200 percent of the federal poverty guideline are all invited.

Call the church at 740-867-3848 with any questions.

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Marshall hosting bike camp for disabled children

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University’s School of Kinesiology is holding a camp to teach people with disabilities how to ride a two-wheel bicycle.

The Lose the Training Wheels Camp is being conducted through Friday at Huntington High School.

The fourth annual camp for participants at least 8 years old is co-sponsored by the Paoli, Pennsylvania-based nonprofit group iCan Shine.

Marshall says in a news release that the charity’s staff members travel the country conducting the camps and have an average success rate of more than 80 percent.


Presidential search committee meeting scheduled

PORTSMOUTH — The Shawnee State University Presidential Search Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Friday for initial discussions with BeecherHill, the executive search firm selected to work with the committee, to discuss membership of the Presidential Search Advisory Committee and to consider other presidential search matters.

The meeting will be held at the Christopher Inn, 30 North Plaza Boulevard, Chillicothe.


Chesapeake native named to Harding dean’s list

SEARCY — Chesapeake resident Samantha Miller, a sophomore at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 university students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2014 semester.

The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Larry Long, university provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship.

To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.