Kasich announces appointments
COLUMBUS - Gov. John R. Kasich announced the following appointments to the Eastern Gateway Community College Board of Trustees:
Angela P. Mastros of Wintersville has been appointed for a term beginning Tuesday and ending Oct. 16, 2016.
John T. Gilmore of Steubenville has been reappointed for a term beginning Tuesday and ending Oct. 16, 2017.
Larry F. Long Jr. of East Liverpool has been appointed for a term beginning Tuesday and ending Oct. 16, 2015.
annual report ready
HAMMONDSVILLE - The Saline Township trustees' annual financial report for 2012 is complete and is available for review at the office of the fiscal officer.
playwright to speak
BETHANY - Paulo Nzambi, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Manchester Bidwell Corp., will be the speaker for Bethany College's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.
Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Nzambi will speak at 7 p.m. Monday in the Agostino Room of Benedum Commons.
Raised in Angola, Nzambi grew up during a civil war in the African nation that lasted 27 years and killed millions, and he has written plays about his experiences.
Also in observance of the day, students will be involved from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ogden Dining Room in community service projects, such as decorating flower pots for assisted living homes, making cards of appreciation for the troops and gathering care packages for women's shelters.
Scott Miller, the college's president, said, "Bethany College is proud to celebrate the life and work of the remarkable Dr. King. His leadership in the African-American civil rights movement and his message of peace and nonviolence will never be forgotten."