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Sign Up for Healthy Steps today!

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Registration begins today for our free health and wellness program, Healthy Steps, taking place April 430, 2016! Healthy Steps encourages people to explore the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area while promoting healthy living and healthy eating. As part of the program, you can enjoy scheduled guided hikes every week, our Walker’s Weekly e-newsletter with healthy tips and recipes, and stepping your way to a better you with a team or as an individual.

Visit our website to learn more and sign up! Contact Lynn Williams at 330-374-5657 or lwilliams with any questions or to sign up as a team. We’ll see you on the Towpath Trail!


Enjoy a night out at Taste of Tusc!

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Sample some incredible food, wine, beer, and dessert from vendors across Tuscarawas County and the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area at Taste of Tusc on Friday, March 18! Now in its seventh year, Taste of Tusc brings together some of the best vendors in the area for a night of food, drink, raffle prizes, and live music. And don’t forget you can vote for your favorite in the People’s Choice Awards!

Purchase your tickets now! Tickets cost $30 in advance, $35 at the door, and $5 for children ages 5-16. Purchase your tickets on our website, Buehlers in Jackson, Dover, and New Philadelphia, or the Tuscarawas County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Are you a member of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition? Call us today at 330-374-5657 to receive your special discount on Taste of Tusc tickets! Not a member? Learn more here!

2016 Taste of Tusc Vendors

Benson’s Market & Catering • Biscotti by the Bunch • Breitenbach Wine Cellars • Broad Run Cheese House & Swiss Heritage Winery • Buehler’s Fresh Foods • Canal Street Diner • Canal Tavern of Zoar • The Canton Brewing Company • Creative Cake Bites • Georgio’s Grille • Hoppin’ Frog Brewery • Miller’s Creamery • Park Street Pizza • Raven’s Glenn Winery • Shy Cellars • Sraddha Coffee Roasting Company • Sublime Smoke • Sugarfuse! • Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. • Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau • White Velvet Desserts • YOLO Winery


Spots filling fast for the FirstMerit Towpath Century Ride

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Registration for the 7th annual FirstMerit Towpath Century Ride is open! This year’s ride will take place on May 1415, 2016. Spots are limited to 125 bicycle riders, and with 116 already signed up, only 9 spots remian. So sign up today! To learn how to register, volunteer, or pledge to a rider, visit the Towpath Century Ride website.

The FirstMerit Towpath Century Ride offers participants a unique experience to see the entire length of the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area, while raising money to benefit the continued development of the Towpath Trail. Bicyclists travel 101-miles in either one or two days in a fully supported ride. The first Towpath Century Ride, held in 2009, supported only 17 riders who raised $22,000 for the Towpath Trail. Growing quickly over the past seven years, 117 riders participated in 2015, raising more than $143,000 for the cause.

Please contact Chelsea Skiba with any questions: (330) 374-5657,