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Recent News & Updates

  • Camp Nuhop Update Camp Nuhop Update The Nuhop Center for Experiential Learning home of Camp Nuhop acquired The Mohican School of the Outdoors Property in August. 2021. There is so much more to the story than a transaction between two nonprofit organizations. The Mohican School was the first outdoor education center in the state of Ohio, founded by Ron and Deb Reed. It was the Mohican School that gave Nuhop co-founder, Jerry Dunlap, an opportunity to student teach at the school when he was a senior at Ashland College in the late 1960s. The teaching experience was the impetus for Jerry and his wife Terrie to open Camp Nuhop in 1974 as a residential summer camp for children with special needs.  View more
  • Seeking JoAnn Dutton Award Nominations Seeking JoAnn Dutton Award Nominations (Photo: Last year's winner Linda Smith with her daughter Lauren Smith.) The Women’s Fund is accepting nominations for the JoAnn Dutton Volunteer Community Service Award. The award celebrates and honors women leaders who devote a significant amount of time and energy in a meaningful way to local charitable organizations. View more
  • New Area Agency on Aging Fund Will Be a Catalyst for Giving New Area Agency on Aging Fund Will Be a Catalyst for Giving (Photo: Duana Patton, Pat and Jana Mulherin at the Area Agency on Aging Ohio District 5.) Jana and Pat Mulherin are providing a pathway for people to donate to the Area Agency on Aging Ohio District 5. They awarded a grant from their Richland County Foundation donor-advised fund to the Area Agency on Aging to establish an agency-endowed fund.“Our philanthropic philosophy is simple; it is about giving back. The endowment fund will be a way for people to donate to the Area Agency on Aging and it will make a difference in our community,” said Jana Mulherin. View more