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Articles About fundraising

  • New alumni group raises friends, funds for Yellow Springs schools

    The newly launched Yellow Springs Alumni Association, or YSAA, is working on a variety of networking, fundraising, scholarship and other initiatives to benefit Yellow Springs schools and current students. The YSAA board includes, from top: Naomi Bongorno, ‘95; Evan Scott, ‘83 (holding Stephen Pearson, ‘83, on his phone); and Alex Bieri, ‘99. Middle: Anita Stratton, ‘99; Pat Peters, ‘68; and Mikasa Simms, ‘95. Bottom: Dawn Boyer, ‘96; Marya Weigand, ‘18; Erika Grushon, ‘97; and Selwa Whitesell, ‘74. Not pictured: Annette Schooler-Zanders, ‘83, and John Gudgel, ‘75. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Colleges have them. Private secondary schools have them. But until recently most public schools didn’t have them — alumni associations, that is.

  • YSYOA seeks to enrich local music

    The board of the Yellow Springs Youth Orchestra Association is launching a new membership drive. Shown above are board members, from left, Carolyn Ray, Shirley Mullins, Liz Blakelock and Cammy Dell Grote at the piano. Not shown are Jeff Huntington, Scott Kellogg and Dennis Farmer. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Yellow Springs Youth Orchestra Association hopes to rejuvenate its membership and generate interest in music across a broad range of villagers, both young and old.

  • School board updated on district fundraising

    At last week’s school board meeting, the Yellow Springs school district’s Director of Advancement and Community Relations presented the board with an overview of her office’s fundraising efforts.

  • Village school funding gets a face

    Dawn Boyer was hired as director of advancement and community relations for the Yellow Springs Schools, a newly created position designed to raise funds. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The Yellow Springs school district welcomed more than just students this year. Part of the incoming class is Dawn Boyer, who was hired as the district’s director of advancement and community relations.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust hopes to secure 10 farms

    Tecumseh Land Trust Executive Director Krista Magaw leads a hike on one of the numerous properties for which the trust has helped secure a conservation easement. The trust is working to purchase up to 10 properties this year and is hoping to solicit donations and new members to help with the operating costs associated with the process. (Submitted Photo)

    The Tecumseh Land Trust, or TLT, is working to secure easements for 10 family farms within the year.

  • Yellow Springs school board eyes rising PBL costs

    The Yellow Springs School District’s budget work session concerned itself with overall ways to increase revenue as the district slides to deficit spending.

  • Roosevelt to leave Antioch College in December

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt addressed a capacity crowd on campus Tuesday afternoon with the news that he will be stepping down in December of this year, when his contract expires. He says he “will have finished” what he tried to do. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    At a meeting attended by several hundred in the Antioch College community on Tuesday, May 5, College President Mark Roosevelt announced that he will no longer lead the college when his five-year contract expires at the end of 2015.

  • Yellow Springs schools eye hiring fundraiser

    Yellow Springs schools are considering increasing expenditures next year for a new full-time employee to help raise private funds for the district.

  • Zumba! for health of school and self

    This year’s annual Zumbathon fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Jan. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mills Lawn gym. The event will raise funds for the MLS project-based learning. Shown above is the 2011 fundraiser. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    Losing weight and helping others are two common New Year’s resolutions. Area residents can get a head start on a healthy, generous 2015 by coming to a two-hour Zumba class for a good cause.

  • Antioch College ‘needs more’

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt summarized the significant challenges involved in remaking the college, now at the start of its fourth year of operation: “You can see it from here, but it’s still just slightly out of reach.”

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