OhioHealth donates to Van Wert for clock restoration

VAN WERT — OhioHealth donated $6,000 to the Historic Main Street Van Wert. According to a recent press release, the goal of the donation was to aid in funding the National Bank Clock.

“I am honored to announce our enthusiastic support and funding for the renovations of the historic clock, symbolizing our commitment to preserving Van Wert’s rich heritage,” President of OhioHealth Van Wert Hospital Joy Bischoff said in the press release. “This collaboration between OhioHealth and the Van Wert community exemplifies our dedication to both preserving the past and building for the future.”

The clock is located on the corner of Main and Washington streets. The organization reportedly had a goal to raise $60,000 to restore the clock. It’s part of a larger goal is to invest $100 million in shops and buildings to revive downtown.