This Saturday, you can volunteer to help Jaime Hofstetter Marrison fight multiple myeloma.
Jaime is the wife of David Marrison, our county OSU Extension agent. She is the mother of Gidget and Analese and daughter of J.R. and Sherry Hofstetter. She enjoys working at J.R. Hofstetter, The Family Jeweler, in Jefferson. She was diagnosed in 2011 with multiple myeloma and needs to find a bone marrow donor for a cure.
Those persons ages 18-44 are encouraged to stop in for a cheek swab and some paperwork to be put on a national donor list —hoping that one lucky person will match Jaime. Read more.
COLUMBUS – Today, State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) released the following statement after the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee favorably passed House Bill 418, legislation Rep. Patterson recently introduced to designate March as “Maple Syrup Month”: Read more.
Lawmaker wants to sweeten Ohio economy with recognition of important industry
COLUMBUS – State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) announced today the introduction of a bill to designate March as “Maple Syrup Month,” House Bill 418.
“The maple syrup industry is booming in Ohio, especially in the 99th House District” said Rep. Patterson. “It’s my hope that by designating March as Maple Syrup Month, we can bring more awareness to the industry andsweeten Ohio’s economy with increased maple tourism.” Read more.