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April 2018

Nellie Dog Pottery & Paints | Interview with Nikki

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Nellie Dog Pottery & Paints provides an artistic outlet for both kids and adults. Meredith interviews owner, Nikki Bridenbaugh on her experience of re-inventing Nellie Dog within the community.

Say goodbye to boring family weekends thanks to Nellie Dog Pottery & Paints. This unique shop features do it your own board art, canvas painting (for kids & adults), string art–and over 250 different pottery projects for all ages.

The Pour House At Machinery Hall | Interview with Ben

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There’s a story behind every business. From concepting what type of restaurant The Pour House would be, to the major renovations of the historic space the restaurant would be housed in—finishing was no easy feat. Meredith interviews owner Ben Daughters on what drove him to make The Pour House happen. Our Chillicothe business owners are real people with families who want to make Chillicothe a better place to be!

From 1881 to today, The Pour House at Machinery Hall has undergone a major transformation to become the delicious restaurant it now is. Take the tour with owner, Ben Daughters.

Rustic Gals Boutique Keeps Styles Limited & Women Feeling Gorgeous

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Rustic Gals Boutique sits in the heart of downtown Chillicothe and features clothing that you won’t find in any other shop in town. “She has the same outfit as me!” is a statement you can wave goodbye to since Rustic Gals orders only a handful (6 to be specific) of each look to keep clothes flying off the racks. In Meredith’s 1:1 interview with veteran entrepreneur, Kelly Bigelow she explains why she started Rustic Gals Boutique, her extremely picky process of what clothing she’ll carry, and what keeps her inspired every day.

Chillicothe’s Downtown Is Changing

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The renovation of the Carlisle Building began an unstoppable energy that has given our city more work to do! A state-wide program is being developed in our downtown to help out with the extra work so these existing groups can focus on theirs. I interviewed Jo, our Heritage Ohio rep on exactly what’s happening with this new program that aims to make your downtown an even more incredible place to be.



The Buck Fifty Raises $150,000+ To Sponsor 1,600 Kids In Drug Free Program

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The Buck Fifty is a 150-mile relay race that is run by 10 individuals in 24 hours around the city of Chillicothe, Ohio. It’s second year in inception, the relay has doubled in runners to support the nearly 1,600+ high school students who have committed to remain drug-free. In spite of national media rhetoric of the drug epidemic in the city of Chillicothe, students have chosen to be upbeat and proactive to stop drug abuse before it even begins. Students in the M.A.D.E Drug-Free Club of America program renew their commitment yearly by signing up to allow for random drug test selection. Chillicothe schools along with the S.V.C. have a remarkable 60% participation–with Huntington High School having an astonishing 80% of their student body involved, with goals to get that number to 100%.

Only In Chillicothe Facebook Page Features Inspiring Local Stories + Notable Shopping & Dining

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“We don’t hear enough about the good things happening in Chillicothe” is the opening video statement on the newly published social page, Only In Chillicothe. Specifically, this page will highlight inspiring local stories, and shops + food you’ll only enjoy in the city of Chillicothe. The best part is each week as new businesses are highlighted an incentive-based offer is paired with it and encourages residents to share the post in order to “enter to win” while at the time leaving a positive comment on the post about that specific business.