Civic club awards over $14,000 in scholarships
The Centerville Women’s Civic Club (CWCC) awarded $14,210 in grants to Sinclair Community College at its monthly luncheon, Sept. 28.
Fellows are residents of the Centerville-Washington Township community. Included in the $14,210 were funds received from the Becky Duffy Memorial Fund (Becky was the former treasurer of the CWCC), the Lowry Family Scholarship (Susan is a Washington Township Trustee), and the Shirley and Paul Heintz Fund. Shirley was the mayor of Centerville for a long time and Paul was her husband.
Steven Johnson, President of Sinclair Community College, spoke about the benefits Sinclair provides to the community. He also expressed his gratitude for the scholarships.
Zachary Beck, Sinclair Foundation Development Manager at South College, also deeply appreciates the scholarships. He said 69 students shared the money. Six of the students attended lunch. Everyone talked about their goals.
The CWCC is a group of 119 civic-minded women from the Centerville-Washington community who strive to raise funds for Sinclair Scholarships and for nonprofit organizations in our area. The club’s biggest fundraisers are a fall lunch/card party and a spring barn sale. Luncheon/card night will be held October 26th at Southminster Presbyterian Church and a spring barn sale will be held April 20th at Benham’s Grove.
Women interested in joining the CWCC should contact Ruth Compton at 937-885-5730 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. STAFF REPORT
Virtual Walk for Homeless Veterans
Pragathi is hosting a virtual march to help support local veterans in need. Walking promotes a healthy lifestyle and helps prevent diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney disease and other chronic diseases.
During the month of October, complete the mileage at your own pace, at the location of your choice and for the distance that you choose. Once you are done walking, upload your mileage results online at: http://my.globalpragathi.com/log. You can participate individually or as a team. No pre-registration is required.
Participation is free, but donations are accepted. Proceeds from the walk benefit Dayton area veterans in need.
For more information, visit: http://globalpragathi.com/usa/veterans-walk. STAFF REPORT
18th Annual Dayton Music Festival Returns October 21-22
Celebrating its 18th annual event on October 21 and 22, Dayton Music Fest announced performances from some of Dayton’s biggest legacy bands alongside new and contemporary acts. Dayton Music Fest will be held at The Yellow Cab Tavern and Blind Bob’s featuring 20 bands, MCs, hip-hop artists and DJs over two nights. Each night, 5 “touring songwriters” will kick off at the Yellow Cab Tavern at 6 p.m. with full bands starting at each venue around 8 p.m.
Both sites are in the DORA district, so you can have a drink while walking around the sites.
Two-day weekend tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the gates. Single-day tickets will be available at the door on Friday and Saturday for $15.
More information about Dayton Music Fest can be found at https://www.facebook.com/daytonmusicfest/ and tickets are available at https://ten-high-productions.square.site. STAFF REPORT