She grew up roughly 90 minutes north of Canton. Yet Tonja Marshall admits she knew very little about Stark County or even the Pro Football Hall of Fame until she enrolled at the University of Mount Union and met her future husband, Marcus, who is a GlenOak High School graduate.
The University of Mount Union wants you to know that it isn’t your typical small-town private college. “I think it somehow manages to do something a lot of schools don’t do,” said President Dr. W. Richard Merriman Jr. “It maintains a family feeling. There’s intimacy. …”
From an early age, my parents stressed the importance of becoming involved with and providing service to the community. Through my parents’ support, I became involved with 4-H at a young age … Years later, as an undergraduate student at Mount Union, I joined the Xi Upsilon chapter of co-ed service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega. The mentoring I received from the advisors of the chapter and the opportunities afforded to us helped reinforce how much I enjoy working within the community …
Incredible ideas are born every day. Never has that been more evident than in putting this Eureka! issue of About magazine together. It all begs the question: Where do these creative, entrepreneurial innovators come from in Stark County?
In an area dominated by national chains, it’s exciting to see locally owned restaurants that are not only thriving but also vibrant and ever-evolving. While different in look and feel, the 91 locations in Jackson Township and North Canton certainly seem to have inventive food and cocktails, lively crowds and full parking lots in common.
As high school seniors and their parents spend the upcoming school year planning their futures and choosing their colleges, they may want to sharpen their focus and take a look at Stark County. Stark County is home to five — yes, five — highly respected colleges and universities.
The Repository Select Rite Aid Stores Spee-D Foods Buehler's Fresh Foods Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations Aultman Hospital Gift Shop Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations News Depot Avenue Arts Marketplace Yum Yum Tree Alliance Grapes in a Glass