The purpose is to provide a central location that will meet
the social, cultural, educational, and transportation needs of children,
adults, and families in the community.
Armory Square will be:
A gathering place for community events in the heart of our historic downtown
A first class Visitor Welcome Center to help grow the multi-million dollar
tourist economy in Marietta and Washington County
- A transportation hub with public restrooms and access for CABL Bus Lines,
Lakefront Bus Line and regional bus service.
The preservation and renovation of an iconic historical structure as a
permanent legacy to the service of America's brave veterans.
Children's Toy & Doll Museum
Serves as a repository of children’s toys from all eras and
make them available in a museum atmosphere for the education and enjoyment of
tourists and the general community.
Ely Chapman Education Foundation
The Ely Chapman Education Foundation (ECEF) is a non-profit
organization, whose mission is to provide enrichment programs for the community
at large, including hands-on learning, and job training for individuals with
The Friends of the Museums operate the Campus Martius Museum & Ohio River Museum on behalf of the Ohio Historical Society.
Humane Society of the Ohio Valley
The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley is a
non-profit organization whose main purpose is: To prevent cruelty to
animals and to relieve their suffering; to extend humane education
together with such allied purposes and programs as are consistent
with or as may subsequently come into being as a result of amending
the charter and/or by-laws of the HSOV; to effect vigilance and
inspection when and where warranted concerning the care and
treatment of animals in the area served by the HSOV, including
cruelty to animals; to give vigorous support for the purpose of
improving anti-cruelty and animal control laws; to work toward the
solution of overpopulation of animals; to promote and share
responsibility for the proper care and placement of animals; and to
oppose the release of any animal from public and private animal
shelters for the purpose of biomedical research or any other purpose
inhumane to animals, and to oppose any measure, administrative or
legislative, that would make these practices permissible.
The Marietta Family YMCA is dedicated to building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities
The goals of the Marietta Soccer League:
A. To give every child a chance to experience soccer -fun
and excitement that occurs only in a soccer match.
B. To help every child appreciate soccer as the RULES OF THE
GAME intended to encourage sportsmanship, good manners, self-discipline, and a
healthy team attitude.
C. To provide every child the opportunity to develop and
acquire the motor and mental skills required to play soccer.
D. To encourage every child to have fun while developing
these motor and mental skills.
E. To give every child experience of playing for several
different qualified coaches that promotes the program philosophy of team effort
and total participation, rather than for coaches that win every game.
Mid-Ohio Valley Multicultural Festival
The goal of the MOVMCF is to highlight a variety of cultural
and ethnic groups, showcasing artistic performances of traditional music and
Right Path for Washington County
The mission of The Right Path for Washington County is to promote
healthy youth development by reducing and preventing youth substance
abuse and by continually building and strengthening our broad-based
community coalition to support healthy behavioral choices and reduce the
incidence of substance abuse among Washington County youth.
River Cities Symphony Orchestra
To foster and maintain an organization dedicated to the
making of music consonant with the highest aspirations of musical art by
creating performances and providing educational programs with the highest level
of orchestral music attainable featuring professional musicians from the
Mid-Ohio Valley, Southeastern Ohio, and internationally acclaimed soloists.
Theatre de Jeunesse
is a local non-profit theatre arts organization whose mission is to
educate high school and early college aged young adults in all areas of the
theatre arts, and to endeavor to foster a life-long appreciation of the arts
through the production and performance of plays and/or musicals. The
organization annually provides a pre-professional quality theatre arts
educational and performance opportunity free of charge for Mid-Ohio Valley
youth. This program addresses the
underserved situation of many low-income youth by offering young people an
opportunity to explore dreams and talents that might not otherwise be
financially feasible. The organization
does not own a facility, and staff members reside in several counties in Ohio
and West Virginia. A post office box is
rented for project correspondence and rehearsal space is leased in both Wood
and Washington counties, so Mid-Ohio Valley young people from both sides of the
river can participate and bear transportation costs equally.
The 2014 production will be the Tony Award winning musical
classic "Camelot". See website for April audition dates.
Washington County Board of Developmental Disabilities
The Washington County Board of Developmental Disabilities envisions all individuals
served will have opportunities for full community inclusion.
Washington County Harvest of Hope
County Harvest of Hope (HOH) is a faith-based, all-volunteer charity
that grows, recovers, and redistributes fresh food free of charge to
food pantries and meal-providing family aid organizations in Washington
and Wood counties.
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