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Educational Programs, Book Discussions, and Fundraisers

All educational sessions are at the Gant House, 1845 West Main, Zanesville, Ohio 43701 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

March - College Planning, 3/19/16. Workshop for juniors, sophmores, and freshmen in high school. Come here about what you need to know about preparing for college.

April - Financial planning, 4/16/16.

Having financial blues. Come and learn strategies for planning your financing more effectively.

May - Health & Wellness, 5/21/16.

July - Legal Issues, 7/16/16

August - Local History, 8/20/16

September - Relationships (Marriage & Family), 9/17/16

November - Military, Veteran's Day Program, 11/5/16

Book Discussions
The Nelson T. Gant Foundation hosts a book discussion throughout the year. Books are selected, the public is invited to read the book, and approximately every 4 months a discussion is held. Book discussions are held at the Gant House, 1845 W. Main Street, Zanesville, Ohio from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. on the second Saturday. Discussions for this year will be April 9, August 13, December 10. The book for April is Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

The Nelson T. Gant Foundation annual fundraisers will be held as follows:

The Nelson T. Gant Annual Birthday Celebration June 11, 2016,

11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Bryan s Place, 49 Sixth Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701. Tickets: $25.00.

Chili Fest October 14 & 15, 2016.

On Friday, the 14th we deliver to your place of business from 11:00 to 1:00. On Saturday, the 15th, we serve meals at the Gant House or you may take out. 11:00 to 2:00. Tickets: $6.00 for chili meal, crackers, drink, and dessert.

Strawberry Festival, July 9, 2016, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Set up 9:00 to 10:30 am. Nelson T. Gant was known for serving strawberries and cream to travelers along Route 40. In recognition of this tradition, the Nelson T. Gant Foundation will host a Strawberry Festival. All may participate by donating your favorite strawberry dish (cakes, pies, cookies, breads, sorbet, ice cream, muffins, candies, etc.), to sell to the public. The Gant House, 1845 West Main, Zanesville, Ohio, 43701.