The search will be on for hidden Easter eggs at Dogwood Park on Saturday April 19th, 2014 for the North Canton Jaycees’ Easter Egg Hunt.
The Easter Egg Hunt is open to children ages 2-9 who live in North Canton and/or attend North Canton City Schools. All children must be pre-registered to participate. Registration form here: 2014-Egg Hunt Registration
Children will need to bring a basket to collect their goodies and a non-perishable food item that will be donated to the Stark County Hunger Task Force. More details coming soon.
Congratulations to the North Canton Jaycees 2014 Board of Directors! We are excited about your leadership and the exciting things you will bring to the North Canton community!
President - Jamie McCleaster
Chairman of the Board – Dennis Coy
Individual Development Vice President - Annie Yoder
Community Development Vice President - Brandon Williams
Membership Vice President – Gregory Mastroianni
Secretary – Sabreena Shrader
Treasurer – Nicole Herman
The Annual July 4th Parade will kick off at 10:30am heading from the Memorial Stadium to Main Street and then south towards the middle school.
After the parade, be sure to come out for the Celebration in the Park and fireworks!
The fireworks will soar over the North Canton sky on Thursday July 4th as part of the annual North Canton Jaycees Celebration in the Park! The celebration includes live music from 7-10pm along with food vendors and fun for the whole family. As in years past, the North Canton Jaycees Celebration in the Park will take place on 7th St between Hoover High School and the Memorial Stadium Parking lot. The fireworks will fly at dusk, and for the best seat in town, come to the North Canton Jaycees Celebration in the Park… see you there!!!
On Wednesday May 15, 2013, the North Canton Jaycees presented North Canton Fire Captain Gary Coen with an Honorary Membership and North Canton Police Officer Mike Foltz with an Honorary Life Membership in recognition of their contributions to the North Canton Jaycees and the community.
Captain Gary Coen
Coen was appointed as a part time firefighter in 1986. He was certified as an EMT in 1991, he was promoted to full time Inspector, Firefighter, EMT in 1998. In 2003 he was promoted to captain.
In addition to fireground supervision, Coen is a member of the Fire Prevention Bureau, is a Certified Fire Safety Inspector and is currently assigned to head special projects. He is also a State of Ohio Certified Child Safety Seat Installer and provides this service to the public.
Officer Mike Foltz
Foltz began his career with the police department in 1982 as an auxiliary patrolman. He was subsequently promoted in 1986 to special patrolman and then to full-time patrolman in 1992.
Foltz became North Canton’s D.A.R.E. Officer in 1996 teaching in all six North Canton Schools 5th grade classes (about 450 students per year). In 1999, Foltz started the North Canton G.R.E.A.T. summer camp program which provides gang resistance education.
In 2012, the D.A.R.E. program was discontinued in North Canton and Officer Foltz has resumed patrol duties and also serves as one of the police department’s hostage negotiators. Officer Foltz was a longtime member of the North Canton Jaycees and in 2000 received the Jaycee Officer of the Year Award.