Volunteer collects turkey carcasses to make soup for homeless

By JoAnne Viviano for Columbus Dispatch

Turkey Carcass

A local man has an unusual item on his Christmas list this year: He’s asking family and friends to give him the turkey carcasses left over from their holiday meals. Rich Kruse said he plans to use them to make turkey stock, turn it into soup and donate it to the new non-profit Metro Relief Columbus to […]

Save the Christmas turkey carcass for the homeless

By Jeremy Pelzer. Written for Cleveland Plain Dealer 12/23/2015


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Even when your Christmas dinner is done, it can still help feed dozens more who are going hungry this winter. Metro Relief, a Columbus-based charity organization, is asking Ohioans to donate their turkey carcasses and ham bones to make soup for the homeless. Until now, the organization has bought beef stock for […]

Ask the Receiver, Ohio Receivership Basics

The Responsibility of Appointment

ask the receiver

This is an answer to a question I received the other day from Jim Williams in Columbus, Ohio.  He wanted to know what he needed to know if he wanted to accept a receivership appointment.  The full answer is “A lot”, but here is the tip of the iceberg: Receivership in Ohio is fully outlined […]

What is “Commercially Reasonable” Marketing?

Marketing Plan

This topic came up in a conversation related to a potential Receivers Sale of real property and could apply to other types as well. In this type of a transaction the burden is put on the receiver to conduct, either by himself or through other professionals, an offering that he is willing to report to […]

What is an Auctioneers Typical Commission?


As a general rule, there is no standard and commissions are always (usually) negotiable. When hiring an auctioneer on commission there are a few major items to consider. How experienced is the auctioneer? What is the value of the item or items you are offering? Do you have one large item or a lot of […]

Initial Steps in a Hostile Multi-Family Receivership

Sometimes You're Drilling Locks & Dodging Dogs


There are literally hundreds of steps to transitioning into a hostile real estate receivership, but the first 5 or 6 are usually about the same. Your duties and responsibilities are determined by the Court and are made part of the Order Appointing the Receiver.  The Order will also identify what the current manager or principal […]