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Drawing held to benefit animal shelter

| November 26, 2018

COSHOCTON – Coshocton Furniture pulled the winning ticket on Friday, Nov. 23 for its annual 50/50 drawing that benefits the Coshocton County Animal Shelter / HATA. Half of the proceeds go to the shelter and half to the winner. The amount of $251 will be donated to the shelter and Angie Rotruck held the winning ticket. This is the 10th year of the event and people could bring in canned pet food items, cat litter and other pet items to help out during October and November. Pictured left are: Bill Appis, Traci Mushrush, Josh Byers – who pulled the winning ticket – and Rusty Harrell who is the President of the Coshocton County Animal Shelter / HATA. Harrell said, “This is wonderful. We take all animals at the shelter and we always have too many pets and not enough money. We do the best we can to take care of all the animals – providing food, shelter, medicine, etc. It’s thanks to the efforts of businesses like this and the people of Coshocton County and the county commissioners that we can operate the shelter.”

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Mark Fortune

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I live with my beautiful wife Nancy on a small farm just outside Coshocton. We have been married for thirty two years and have two grown children, Jessica and Jacob. Jessica is married to Aaron Mencer and they are employed with Coshocton City Schools. Jacob is a sophomore at Kent State University. I graduated from River View High School, have a Bachelor’s Degree from North Carolina Wesleyan University and am actively involved with the Roscoe United Methodist Church, serve on several local committees and am a member of the Coshocton Kiwanis Club, having served as Past-President. I love reading, especially military thrillers, the Civil War and history in general. My goal is to write a novel. My wife and I are also AdvoCare distributors and encourage anyone wanting to lose weight, gain energy and better health to explore AdvoCare at our website; www.fortunes4advocare.com. I love the media field, innovative technology and have worked in newspapers for over 30 years – in fact, my first job was delivering newspapers. The Beacon is a dream made possible by the support of this community and a great team. I hope to continue serving Coshocton County for many years.

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