Adena hosts nursing hiring event Thursday

CHILLICOTHE – Adena Health System is searching for new and experienced nurses and patient care assistants (PCAs) with a passion for caring for others. During its hiring event, Adena will accept applications and host open interviews for nurses at all stages of their career.

Opportunities are waiting for both RNs and PCAs. The event will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1 at Adena PACCAR Medical Education Center located at 446 Hospital Road.

To participate in the event, the following must be completed:

  • Complete the online application in advance of the event
    • Nurses:
    • PCAs:
  • RNs must be registered in the state of Ohio, BSN preferred
  • PCAs are required to have a high school diploma, and either be an active student in a nursing program or have six-months experience in a medical field
  • Please bring a resume with prior employer/job experience

Sign-on bonuses of $5,000 for nurses (with one at least one year of experience) and $1,500 for PCAs are available. Opportunity for the sign-on bonus will be active for those who apply through October 22, 2020.

During the event, all state and local health guidelines for social distancing and masking and enhanced safety measures will be strictly followed to ensure everyone’s health and well-being.

Adena offers competitive pay and benefits for nurses and PCAs. To learn more about career opportunities at Adena, visit

First Capital Vintage Market to host fall event

CHILLICOTHE — After the success of the first First Capital Vintage Market showcase in July, it will be returning to the Ross County Fairgrounds this October.

The First Capital Vintage Market is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, architectural salvage, outdoor furnishings, seasonal plantings, food trucks live music and more.

The event will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24. General admission is $5 at the gate and VIP tickets are available online only for $15.

With a VIP ticket, customers may enter an hour earlier on Friday and there will be a separate, faster line. The first 100 VIPs will also receive a swag bag filled with gifts and discounts from the vendors.

To purchase tickets, visit

Ross County Park District to hold a special board meeting

CHILLICOTHE — The Ross County Park District is holding a special board meeting to discuss the lease of private property adjacent to the Paint Creek Recreational Trail.

The meeting will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 36 S. Paint Street in Chillicothe.

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