Mike Sturdivant quickly learned that he doesn’t do quarantine well. The 2001 McKinley High School graduate is used to be being busy. For six years, he was the regional manager for Hattie Larlham and served as the nonprofit’s representative on the executive boards of several community organizations, including Compassion Delivered Inc., Gigi’s Playhouse, Love the Children’s Ministry and P.A.L. Mission.
Kourtney Hill didn’t get the job she initially applied for at Stark County Job & Family Services. But she must have made a good impression because the agency called her to see if she would be interested in another position in the agency’s adoption division.
James Fye took his first drink of alcohol around age 13. He took his last drink on December 24, 2010, at age 38. Fye, the director of nursing for CommQuest Services, now uses his experience during all those hazy years of alcoholism to help others with their recovery and to change misconceptions of what it means to be an alcoholic.
Christine Seemann was sitting outside with her sister in their lawn chairs when they got the phone call about their mother. A nurse from the nursing home where their 81-year-old mother, Jackie Spitale, had been living for the past three years said Jackie had spiked a fever again and they couldn’t get it down with medicine.
Destinee Stark can’t wait to explore her new neighborhood. She moved to Plain Township with her husband, Aaron Jackson, a 2007 GlenOak High School graduate, in December. By March, they were sheltering in place with the rest of Ohio and haven’t really gone out much since.
The coronavirus pandemic has inspired more newcomers than ever to plant home gardens. Whether it was because people found themselves with more time due to the state’s stay-home orders or they discovered the fragility of the food supply chain, local garden centers saw an uptick in the number of people interested in getting their hands dirty.
A blog post about local restaurants is what led Collyn Floyd to the dream marketing job she didn’t know she wanted. Floyd, a Missouri native who came to Stark County in 1999, had been co-authoring a lifestyle blog about all of her favorite places for food, fun and funky finds when a representative from Team NEO, a regional business development organization, asked her to write a post for its regional tourism site.
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