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Shedding Light on UV Safety Awareness Month

by Tim Brunicardi

Did you know that your skin is the largest organ of your body? As your body’s protector, the skin undergoes a lot of trials including invasions of unsuspecting enemies like the sun. July is UV Safety Awareness Month and we’re here to shed some light on the dangers of sun exposure, as well as provide preventative care in order to keep you and your family safe this summer.

Go Back in Time During One of Robbins Crossing Craft Classes

by Tim Brunicardi

If you’re interested in discovering how to make pottery, work with metal, or learn how to spin & weave a basket, then you should visit Robbins Crossing this July.

15 Fun Facts About the Fourth of July

by Tim Brunicardi

For many, the 4th of July is an excuse to relax in the sun, toss back a few drinks, and watch fireworks with their family and friends, but the history of Independence Day is much richer and more exciting than one might believe.

Here are 15 fun facts about the U.S. birthday that might surprise family and friends.

Independence Day 2018: Where To Watch 4th of July Fireworks

by Tim Brunicardi

The skies of Ohio will be lighting up this week in celebration of Fourth of July – also known as Independence Day or July 4th. Fourth of July has been a federal holiday in the U.S. since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution.

Nelsonville Music Festival Bringing Fun, Food, and 60+ Musical Acts to Campus

by Tim Brunicardi

The 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival will take place on Thursday, May 31 to June 3, 2018. The site of the festival will be at the historic village of Robbins Crossing at Hocking College located at 3301 Hocking Parkway in Nelsonville, Ohio.

Holy Smokes! Today is International Firefighters' Day

by Tim Brunicardi

Today is International Firefighters Day, a day that we honor and celebrate the men and women who have dedicated their lives to keeping our communities safe.

According to FirefightersDay.org, "On this date, you are invited to remember the past firefighters who have died while serving our community... [while also showing] our support and appreciation to firefighters' worldwide."

Hocking College Student Collecting Donations For Pet Supplies

by Tim Brunicardi

A Hocking College student is collecting donations to benefit both the Fairfield County Dog Shelter and the Fairfield County Humane Society.

Be Prepared: What To Do In An Active Shooter Situation

by Tim Brunicardi

What’s the first thing you would do if you found yourself in an active shooter situation? Would you immediately reach for your cell phone to call for help? If a mob of people began to frantically head for the nearest exit would you follow them, or break away from the crowd and search for a place to hide? More importantly, what would you do if you found yourself in the same room as the shooter?

Things to Do In Nelsonville, Ohio

by Tim Brunicardi

If you’re thinking of attending Hocking College to get your two-year degree in Ohio, it’s a good idea to make sure there is plenty to do nearby.

Eating Local: Athens, Ohio and Its Locavore Movement

by Tim Brunicardi

In recent years, the push to eat local and support local businesses has grown. The importance of eating local is glaringly evident as ethical and efficiency issues with industrial farming come to light. Local food systems are becoming more respected and more prominent, and creating a movement as they grow.

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