The Press Newspaper
Tornado Recovery Center open in Northwood
Adventist Recovery Services of Ohio is organizing donations and asking for gently used items. Workers will distribute household items and furniture to tornado victims.
Center hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Donations may be dropped off by appointment. Call 419-724-4994 for more information.
Fundraising and relief efforts continue throughout the area. They include:
The fundraiser will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $240 per team (foursome) and includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, hot dogs and chips at the turn and a steak dinner.
There will also be a 50/50 raffle and hole sponsorships available for $50. To reserve a spot or obtain more information, call Roger Miller at 419-356-2228 or Ken Simon at 567-686-2389.
When asked to whom she would like the money donated, Kelsey said, “all of them.” She presented the money to the Lake Township Board of Trustees at the July 6 meeting.
A Facebook effort (Helping the Victims of the June 2010 Tornado in Lake Township) is underway to encourage votes for both Lake Elementary and Lake Middle School. Those interested may vote daily at www.averydennisongivebacktoschools.com/.
Kohl’s Department Stores is hosting a contest to give half a million dollars to 20 schools each this school year.
The program includes $10 in gifts, in recognition of the company’s 10th anniversary of its Kohl’s Cares philanthropic program that supports children’s health and education.
Through Sept. 3, Kohl's Facebook fans can nominate their schools by detailing what the schools could do with the funding. Fans can vote up to 20 times for their favorite elementary, middle or high school, with a maximum vote of five votes for any individual school. The top 20 vote-getting schools that meet contest criteria will win $500,000 each. Winning schools will be announced in late September.
“We can win this if everyone reposts, tweets etc.,” wrote Elizabeth Urbanowski on the Facebook page. “Please help us out. So, go vote now!”
Five bands, including Season’s Rocks, Crosscreek, Liberty Beach with Rodney Parker, Rizzo and Punching Buddha, will donate their time and talent for the event, which will also include a bake sale.
The donation is $5 per person or $20 per family.