AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS

Coshocton County Agricultural Society (Fairboard)
707 Kenilworth Ave.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-2385
Website: www.coshoctoncountyfair.org
E-mail: coshoctonfair@gmail.com

SENIOR FAIR BOARD MEMBERS
President: Rod Lindsey
First Vice President:
Jason Massie
Second Vice President:
Debbie Gaumer
Secretary/Treasurer:
Mary Knicely
Rodney Adams
Robert Buxton
Steve Croft
Seth Dotson
Tyler Cline
John Seitz
Ron Seitz
Gail Williamson
Mike Woodward
Tom Roahrig
Garth Regula
James Rose
Pat Snyder
Rick Williamson

Coshocton County Farm Bureau
1625 A. Sharon Ave.
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone: (740) 452-2356
Organization Director: Kayla Jones
Website: www.ofbf.org/counties/coshocton
E-mail: coshocton@ofbf.org
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Call for meeting times and location. Dues are $80 per year for a family membership.

Coshocton Farmer’s Market
Located in the 300 block of Main Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
The market is open Saturday mornings, 8:30 a.m. – noon, from the first Saturday in May through the last Saturday in October. There will be plants, fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade baked goods and crafts plus entertainment. Look the Coshocton Farmers Market up on Facebook.

West Lafayette Farmer’s Market
Burt Park
West Lafayette, Ohio 43845
The village farmer’s market will run May through October from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays giving small businesses and individuals another opportunity to sell locally. Set up is free but donations are welcome. Join us in supporting local businesses and non-profits while enjoying homemade, homegrown items. For more information, call 740-693-4053.

Fresno Farmer’s Market
Downtown Fresno
Fresno, Ohio 43824
Contact: Sheila Mullet
Phone: 330-243-2022
Local produce, plants, crafts, baked goods and etc. The market is open Saturdays rain or shine, May through September. Charge is by donations only. Bring your own tables and etc.

GRANGES

Progressive Valley Grange
Marilyn Wyler, master/president
Phone: (740) 545-7458
Meets the third Thursday of the month at 8 p.m. June – August, meet at 8:30 p.m.

Tiverton Grange
Richard Border, master
Phone: 740-824-3652
Meets the second Thursday of the month for dinner at 6:30 p.m. and a meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Keene Hill Grange
Martin Daugherty, master
Phone: 740-622-5101
Meets second Wednesday of the month for a covered dish dinner at 7 p.m. and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. for meeting and refreshments.

Blue Ridge Grange
Kenneth Derr, master
Phone: 740-545-7294
Meets the first Saturday of the month at 8 p.m.

Walhonding Valley Grange
Bob Buxton, master
Phone: 740-202-0888
Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Coshocton County Board of Realtors
P.O. Box 1611
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
President: Stephanie Conrad
Website: coshoctoncountyrealestate.com

Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce
200 N. Whitewoman St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: Amy Stockdale
Phone: (740) 622-5411
E-mail: amystockdale@coshoctonchamber.com

Coshocton Port Authority
106 S. Fourth St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: Tiffany Swigert
Phone: 740-622-7005
E-mail: tiffanyswigert@coshoctoncounty.net

Leadership Coshocton County
A program of the Coshocton Foundation
220 S. Fourth St.
P.O. Box 55
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: Betsy Gosnell
Phone: 740-622-0010
E-mail: lead@coshoctonfoundation.org
Website: www.coshoctonfoundation.org/leadership
The purpose of this program is to build, strengthen and nurture participants’ leadership skills, increase self-confidence, interact/network and to provide a comprehensive examination of the Coshocton County community. Application deadline is June 1.

Warsaw Business Association
P.O. Box 444
Warsaw, Ohio 43844
President: Larry Mizer
Membership: Fran Crossley
Phone: 740-327-6431
Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. Their mission is to keep the public informed about upcoming events. Dues are $35.

West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Christy Patterson
Phone: 740-545-9773
Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in the winter at the mayor’s office and in the summer at the Burt Park Band Stand.

Business and Professional Women
President: Raine Hammond
E-mail: rainedarlene@gmail.com
Meets the third Monday of the month year round at 6 p.m., except in July. Location varies from month to month.

CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

Coshocton Genealogy Society
Contact: Joan Sheets
Phone: 740-622-9679
Meets at the Coshocton Public Library in the basement meeting room (tentatively) every third Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Their mission is to preserve history and historical documents. They also publish multiple books.

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

American Red Cross
416 Main St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-844-2017 ext. 5 or 740-260-5166
Executive Director: Matt Riddle
E-mail: matthew.riddle@redcross.org
The American Red Cross helps provide relief and safety to disaster victims and also helps residents prevent and prepare for all emergencies. They also help victims of disaster by providing blood from around the country. To schedule a blood donation, go to www.redcross.org. Call their 800 number for scheduling a blood appointment, finding a class, or emergency messaging for military families. Offers Safety City, Lifeguard certification, and learn to swim classes.

Coshocton County Amateur Radio Association
P.O. Box 501
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Station: W8CCA 147.045
Website: www.w8cca.org
Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. and are held at the Coshocton County Services Building.

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission
120 N. Fourth St.
Coshocton, Ohio  43812
Phone:  740-622-9801
Website: www.knohoco.org
The Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission is a private non-profit social service organization serving Knox, Holmes, Coshocton, and Ashland counties for more than 50 years. A broad base of social services is offered in the service area including Head Start, Home Energy Assistance (HEAP), Emergency Services, Homeless Shelters, Affordable Housing, Dental Clinic, Women’s Health Clinics and Family Planning, Weatherization, and Senior Citizen programming.

MAD (Make a Difference)
Contact: Karen Casey
1547 Adams St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-610-0983
E-mail: makeadifferencecoshocton@yahoo.com
Assistance available includes: Baby formula, baby cereal, baby food, diapers, used clothes of all sizes, home furnishings and appliances when donated, food, Veteran’s baskets on Veteran’s Day, care packages to local soldiers serving outside of the country, and help for homeless.

The Salvation Army
219 N. Fourth St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-0971
Contact: Captains Tom and Victoria Clark
Email: Thomas_Clark@use.salvationarmy.org
Website: www.salvationarmyusa.org
The Salvation Army is a Christian organization that is dedicated to helping the less fortunate in their communities through a variety of ways. People in the community may donate their time, money, or personal items such as clothing or furniture to aid the people in their community.

West Lafayette Junior Guild
Contact: Christy Patterson
Phone: 740-545-9773
Meets the third Tuesday of each month.

United Way of Coshocton County
402 Main St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-4567
Executive Director: Lyn Mizer
Website: coshoctonunitedway.org
E-mail: director@coshoctonunitedway.org

DANCE AND FITNESS ORGANIZATIONS

American Health Centers
108 Chestnut St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-291-8003
Website: www.americanhealthcentersofcoshocton.com
Staff and expert trainers look forward to discussing your goals and how they can help you achieve them. The gym has 24-hour membership access and a fitness instructor on site.

Colonial Sports ‘n Courts
1101 Fairy Falls Dr.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-623-8382
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.
Colonial Sports ‘n Courts has much to offer in the way of fitness. They have everything from aerobics classes to classes for seniors, martial arts, and kung fu. Personal trainers are always on hand to make sure you receive the best work out for your body.

Crowtown Yoga
406 ½ Main St.
Coshocton, OH 43812
Phone: 740-675-2769
E-mail: crowtownyoga@gmail.com
Website: www.crowtownyoga.com
Cost: $10 per class

EnVie Fitness
423 Main St.
Coshocton, OH 43812
Phone: 740-294-0287
E-mail: Stacey@enviefitness.com
Website: Enviefitness.com/coshocton
Cost: Unlimited membership is $71.20 per month or drop in workouts are $10 each

Jody’s Dance
Instructor: Jody Seibert
21820 Township Road 156
West Lafayette, Ohio 43845
Phone: 740-545-6092
Offers tap, jazz, hip hop, beginning ballet, baton, and tumbling.

Kids America
1600 Otsego Ave.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-6657
Website: www.kidsamerica.org
E-mail: isaac@kids-america.org
Kids America is a facility that caters to people of all ages. It offers both indoor and outdoor activities which include soccer, basketball, tennis, volleyball, pickleball, walking track, cardio equipment, weight lifting and free weights, aerobics classes, and Sliver Sneakers. There are memberships and passes to fit everyone’s needs. Check out www.kidsamerica.org or the facility’s Facebook page (Kids America, Inc.) for updates and the latest news.

Miss Jennifer’s Dance Studio
785 S. Second St.
(Next to Rural King)
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-3423
Website: www.missjennifer.com
E-mail: missjennifer@roadrunner.com
Offers a variety of dance lessons including hip hop, jazz, tap, tumbling, ballet, and more. For monthly tuition fees, see their website.

Yoga Intent
237 Main St.
Coshocton, OH 43812
Phone: 740-502-9966
E-mail: kristincheney@yahoo.com
Cost: $6 per class

FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS

Coshocton Elks Lodge #376
434 Chestnut St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-0794
Meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the lodge room.

Coshocton Eagles #761
99 Main St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-4328
The men meet the first and third Monday of the month at 5 p.m. and the women’s auxiliary meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.

Loyal Order of the Moose 935
120 Main St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-9141
Officers meet the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 6 p.m. and the lodge meets on the same nights at 6:30 p.m.

GARDENING AND OUTDOOR GROUPS

Coshocton In Bloom
P.O. Box 1221
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-6524
Board Members: Tim France, Debbie Wallace, Debbie
Gaumer, Dorothy Skowrunski, Jandi Adams, Tom Heading, Steve Fox, and Irene Miller
Facebook: Coshocton In Bloom
Coshocton In Bloom’s mission is to promote beautification programs throughout the city and county of Coshocton by the use of flowers, plants, trees and other environmental and lifestyle enhancements and seeks to preserve historic structures and generally enhance commercial areas.

Coshocton County Master Gardener Volunteers
Contact: David Marrison
Phone: 740-622-2265
E-mail: marrison.2@osu.edu
Website: coshocton.osu.edu
The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training in horticulture to interested Ohio residents, who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs and activities for Ohio residents through their local OSU Extension county office.

Coshocton County Herb Society
Contact: Julia Brown
Phone: 740-545-0849
Meets the third Wednesday at 7 p.m. Location varies from month to month in members’ homes.

Town and Country Garden Club
President: Ed Kiefer
Meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Call Kiefer’s Florist at 740-622-3993 for details.

POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Coshocton County Democratic Party
724 S. Seventh St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
County Chair: Breanne Smith
Phone: 740-202-0675
Meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m. at the County Services Building.
Does not have meetings at the end of December. They also have bi-monthly gatherings.

Coshocton County Republican Party
57374 CR 9
West Lafayette, Ohio 43845
County Chair: Steve Hall
Phone: 740-545-9239
Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Coshocton City Hall.

SERVICE CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Three Rivers Lodge 799 of Free and Accepted Masons
North Fourth St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: Chip Udischas
Phone: 740-502-3830
Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the lodge

Coshocton Rotary Club
President: Shelly Lillibridge
Website: www.coshoctonrotary.org
Meets Tuesdays at 12:05 p.m. at The Lock Landing at the Roscoe Village Visitor Center. The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.

Kiwanas Club of Coshocton
President:  Betsy Gosnell
E-mail: lead@coshoctonfoundation.org
Meetings held weekly, noon, Wednesdays at the Coshocton Elks Lodge
“Serving the children of the world”

Janusian Club
President: Louise Cardenzana
Phone: 740-545-6265
Meets the third Tuesday of the month September through May. They have a fundraising style show every March at Ridgewood Middle School. Their motto is mighty in deeds, gentle in manner.

Warsaw Lions Club
President: Lauren Unger
Phone: 740-610-6712
Facebook: Warsaw Lions Club
Website: www.lionsclubs.org
Meets the first and third Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Walhonding Valley Fire Station from Sept. – May.

West Lafayette Rotary
President: Bob Nelson
Phone: 740-502-3112
Meets Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at Dale Gress Real Estate at 316 W. Main St. in West Lafayette.

West Lafayette Lions Club
President: Craig Reveal
Phone: 740-610-8967
Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:15 p.m. at Schumaker Farms.

VETERANS GROUPS AND CLUBS

Army Navy Garrison 628
628 Walnut St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-9110
Commander: Kevin Freshwater
Meetings are the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m.

AMVETS Post 36
986 Otsego Ave.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 623-0538
Commander: Jim Bookless
Meetings are the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m.

American Legion Post 65
652 Main St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-6106
Commander: Delbert Meddings
Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.

American Legion Post 466
405 E. Union Ave.
West Lafayette, Ohio 43845
Phone: 740-545-9773
Commander: Jack Patterson
Meetings are held on an as needed basis.

American Legion Post 634
222 Cherry St.
Warsaw, OH 43844
Commander: Gary Kilpatrick
Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month at the fire house in Warsaw at 7 p.m.

Coshocton County Veterans Service Commission
Basement of the Coshocton County Courthouse
318 Main St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-2313
Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Coshocton County Veterans Council
Commander: Jack Patterson
Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at AMVETS Career Center.

Coshocton County Vietnam Veterans
P.O. Box 341
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Commander: Bob Dalzell
Meets the second Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at American Legion Post 65.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 74
P.O. Box 116
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Commander: Ed Skerness
Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at the AMVETS Career Center at 6 p.m.

Korean War Veterans Association
52650 TR 166
West Lafayette, OH 43845
President: Bob Jones
Meetings are held on an as needed basis.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1330
133 S. Sixth St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-6175
Commander: Linus Kilchenman
Meetings are the second Saturday of each month at 11 a.m.

WOMEN’S ORGANIZATIONS

Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. Coshocton County Chapter OH59
P.O. Box 1655
Coshocton, OH 43812
Phone: 740-502-0169
President: Sharon Burns
The Blue Star Mothers is a national non-profit organization chartered by Congress in 1960 and formed to honor those who serve, or who have served, in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the AMC Nazarene Church, 1030 Orange St. in Coshocton.

Business and Professional Women
President: Raine Hammond
E-mail: rainedarlene@gmail.com
Meets the third Monday of the month year round at 6 p.m., except in July. Location varies from month to month.

Canal Quilters
P.O. Box 1254
Coshocton, OH 43812
E-mail: CCQMgr@gmail.com
Website: www.sites.google.com/site/coshoctoncanalquilters
Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Roscoe United Methodist Church.

Coshocton Jr. Women’s Club
President: Traci Smilo
Phone: (740) 502-4044
Meets September – May on the second Wednesday of the month.

Pink Ladies Auxiliary
Contact: Jennifer Brenneman
Phone: (740) 295-5920
Meets the fourth Monday of every month at 10 a.m. in the Grand Central room at Coshocton Regional Medical Center.

Women of Witness
305 Main St. Suite 1
(Mailing address: P.O. Box 742)
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-3797
E-mail: womenofwitness@sbcglobal.net
Women of Witness (WOW) is a non-profit organization that provides spiritual and emotional services to the community.

YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS

4-H Junior Leadership ClubOSU Extension Office
OSU Extension Office
724 S. Seventh St. Room 110
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: Jenny Strickler
Phone: 740-622-2265
E-mail: strickler.60@osu.edu
Any 4-H member in Coshocton County who is 13-18 years of age may join.

Art Connects
Contact: Anne Cornell
E-mail: office@pomerenearts.org
Phone: 740-622-0326
The Pomerene Center for the Arts collaborates with area high school students to provide a unique project based learning experience for students called Art Connects.

Boy Scouts of America, Muskingum Valley Council
Scouting Resource Center:
734 Morehead Ave.
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone: 740-453-0571
Executive Director: Ed Mulholland
E-mail: ed.mulholland@scouting.org
Senior District Executive: Jay Shankel
E-mail: jay.shankel@scouting.org
Website: www.mvcbsa.org or www.scouting.org
Facebook: Muskingum Valley Council
Twitter and Instagram: @mvcbsa
Our mission is to develop youth who will be physically, mentally, and emotionally fit as adults. Through challenging outdoor adventures we instill courage, self-confidence, character, citizenship and leadership. Scouting encourages strong faith and helps youth understand the American government, economic, and social systems, and instill pride about their American heritage and history. The Muskingum Valley Council also operates a 510 acre outdoor education and camping facility near Coshocton.

Coshocton City Recreation
1400 Serena Dr.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-295-6115
Contact: Steve Jones
E-mail: steve.jones@cityofcoshocton.com
The park is located near Kids America and offers ball fields for high school, pony league, and little league. Also has a walking path, picnic area, a shelter, and a dog park.

Coshocton County Youth Leadership
220 S. Fourth St.
P.O. Box 55
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: Betsy Gosnell
Phone: 740-622-0010
E-mail: lead@coshoctonfoundation.org
Website: www.coshoctonfoundation.org/leadership
This program is for Coshocton County high school juniors. The purpose of this program is to build, strengthen and nurture participants’ leadership skills, increase self-confidence, interact/network and to learn about the Coshocton County community. The program is sponsored by Leadership Coshocton County and the Coshocton Foundation. Application deadline is March 1.

Coshocton County Career Center FFA
23640 Airport Road
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: 740-622-0211
Advisors: Tim Kilpatrick
Website: www.coshoctoncareers.org/FFA.aspx
Leadership, personal growth, and career success for Coshocton County Career Center students.

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