dancing for MVHC Patient Care Charitable Fund

Jared Sheppard
Jared Sheppard with dance partner Abbie Frase
Photo: Erin Wilson Beane Photography

Jared Sheppard grew up in the major metropolitan area of Salesville Ohio, estimated population 154. Jared is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hunting wild game and camping in the wilderness. He also is a recreational chef, his specialties range from pierogis to pastries. A year ago Jared became a single Dad, adopting Alvin, a pedigree mutt from a Columbus rescue center. Alvin enjoys treats from the culinary kitchen, he also likes to sample other non-food items — such as upholstered furniture. Alvin brings an element of challenge to Jared’s life. Other hobbies include photography and Fitbitting.

Jared attended Ohio University and received a Bachelor’s of Science and Health and has a Master’s degree from DeVry University in Information Technology. He is Director of Information Technologies and Facilities at Muskingum Valley Health Centers where has worked for the past 5 years.

Jared is entering this competition with no previous dance experience but is excited to make his stage debut!

MVHC Patient Care Charitable Fund

The Muskingum Valley Health Center Charitable Fund provides financial support to indigent patients to provide funding for community-wide health initiatives and to provide health education programs.

Learn more about the Muskingum Valley Health Center Charitable Fund: www.mvhealthcenters.org