The Coshocton County Beacon February 15, 2017 - Page 17

FEBRUARY 15 , 2017 www . coshoctonbeacontoday . com THE BEACON 17 Cardinal Chorale in concert in Coshocton

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COSHOCTON - “ Seize the Day ” is the theme of the Cardinal Chorale ’ s reunion concert at the Coshocton Presbyterian Church on Sunday , Feb . 19 at 3 p . m . The Cardinal Chorale Concert is sponsored by the Coshocton Community Choir . Forty-five young singers from throughout Ohio will be part of the concert . The Cardinal Chorale toured across the state last summer performing concerts in Pickerington , Zanesville , Columbus , Marion , Lakewood , and Coshocton . This reunion performance will be accompanied by Caroline S . Heading and conducted by Beth Vaughn and by Charles R . Snyder , who founded the Cardinal Chorale in 1995 .
Snyder says the 90-minute concert is filled with numbers that audience members will enjoy including “ Seize the Day ”, “ Be Not Afraid ”, “ I ’ m Goin ’ Up-a Yonder ”, “ A Wonderful Day Like Today ”, and more .
The Coshocton Community Choir will join in the final set , including the traditional spiritual “ Walk Together ”, “ Amazing Grace ”, and what has become a Chorale standard , Paul Christiansen ’ s setting of “ This Is My Father ’ s World ”.
The Cardinal Chorale concert on Sunday , Feb . 19 at 3 p . m . is free and open to the public . An offering will be received to help cover expenses for the weekend . The Chorale will also sing for the 10:30 a . m . worship service that Sunday morning at The Coshocton Presbyterian Church .
The concert venue is located at 142 N . 4th Street in Coshocton . For more information about the concert , contact the Coshocton Presbyterian Church at ( 740 ) 622- 0486 . For more information about the Cardinal Chorale , visit their website at TheCardinalChorale . com .
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Spaces available to become a certified youth fishing instructor

ATHENS – Any adult , group , or conservation club who has a sincere interest in taking kids fishing should consider becoming a certified Passport to Fishing instructor , according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources ( ODNR ).
A Passport certification course is being offered March 28 at Deerassic Park Education Center in Cambridge . Passport to Fishing is a one-day instructor training program that qualifies individuals to become ODNR Division of Wildlife certified fishing instructors , similar to a hunter education instructor . This workshop will take place from 10 a . m . - 4 p . m . at 14250 Cadiz Road , Cambridge , 43725 . It is free of charge , but preregistration is required by March 22 . Participants will be required to participate in a background check .
Passport to Fishing was developed by the U . S . Fish & Wildlife Service and adopted by the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation . Workshops teach volunteers the basics of fishing and how to run a four-station fishing program with a fishing event . These instructors then go back to their communities , with a written curriculum and training aids , to teach kids and beginning anglers the basics of fishing .
By becoming a certified instructor , you will not only be able to help in reconnecting students with the outdoors , but you will also have the skills and resources to help you do it in a more successful way . Resources available include grants , equipment , publications and brochures , and training .
For more information or to register for a workshop , call Chelsea Herrick at 740-589- 9942 . For additional class information , visit wildohio . gov .
ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all . Visit the ODNR website at ohiodnr . gov .
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Teachers invited to attend basic archery instruction workshop

ATHENS - Classroom teachers and other members of school communities who are interested in becoming certified National Archery in the Schools Program ( NASP ) instructors are invited to attend a free training workshop Thursday , March 9 , in Athens County , according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources ( ODNR ).
The Basic Archery Instructor Training will take place from 9 a . m . - 5 p . m . at the ODNR Division of Wildlife District Four office located at 360 E . State St ., Athens , 45701 . Preregistration is required by March 7 and those interested should visit the naspschools . org to sign up for the course .
NASP instructors teach target archery to elementary , middle and high school students , right in the school gym . The curriculum covers archery , safety , equipment , technique , concentration skills and self-improvement . When students are introduced to the sport of archery , the in-school educational component is only the beginning . Many NASP-participating schools then start after-school programs and archery teams .
The NASP program is rapidly growing and popular among both students and educators . It was introduced into 12 Ohio schools in 2004 . More than 700 Ohio schools now have teachers certified to instruct target archery . More than 30,000,000 Ohio students participated in NASP as part of their physical education curriculum during the 2015-2016 school year .
The first NASP program was launched in Kentucky in 2002 . Since that date , 47 U . S . states and 11 foreign countries have adopted it . For additional details regarding NASP in southeast Ohio , visit wildohio . gov or call Chelsea Herrick at 740-589-9942 for more information .
ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all . Visit the ODNR website at ohiodnr . gov .
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