Articles About benefit

  • 90 years child-centered learning

    Comedian Julia Sweeney, center, will perform at the Antioch School’s 90th anniversary auction gala next month. Sweeney, a cast member on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, was persuaded to come by Kipra Heerman, left, and Liz Griffin, right, of the Antioch School development committee, who drove to Chicago to tell her about one of the nation’s older alternative schools last fall. (Submitted photo)

    To keep the Antioch School, one of America’s oldest independent schools alive, its board and development committee will put on an anniversary auction gala next month commemorating the Antioch School’s 90th school year to raise $25,000 for tuition scholarships and operating expenses.

  • Benefit honors former YS musician

    This Saturday, May 29, Peach’s Grill will host a benefit for musician and long-time Yellow Springs resident, J.J. Yates, who was brutally attacked last month in Cincinnati.

  • One dance step at a time for Colbert

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    Since being diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer nine months ago, Shelley Colbert has endured chemotherapy, major surgery and radiation treatment. Along with the resulting pain, fatigue and anxiety of those treatments, Colbert has grappled with another challenge as well — accepting help from the community where she grew up, raised her children, and cared for the children of others.

  • Facing cancer, Colbert misses the mayhem of kids and dogs

    More than most of us, Shelley Colbert has spent her life caring for others. For the past 23 years she has cared for the youngest of villagers at her home. Mainly as a single parent, she raised two sons. And in recent years, her parents, who live in town, needed her attention in new ways.