- __Anonymous donors help out Glenwood classroom February 10, 2016
Eric Diefenderfer’s 7th grade science class recently received some help from anonymous donors through the website DonorsChoose.org.
Diefenderfer took to the website to ask for help in purchasing computer mice for his classroom.
The fundraiser took off and money was generously donated from friends, family, parents, and even Disney!
Because of the success of the project, Diefenderfer hopes to submit another project through the website soon.
- __YSU Marching Band announces feature twirler and penguinette audition dates February 10, 2016
The YSU Marching Pride, under the direction of Dr. Brandt Payne, announces two audition dates to select the Feature Twirler and Penguinettes for the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year. The audition dates are Friday, March 11, 5:00-8:00 p.m. or Saturday, April 16, 9:00 a.m. – noon in Stambaugh Stadium Gym A, located immediately behind the YSU ticket office on the north side of the stadium.
Incoming YSU freshmen and current YSU students are eligible to audition. Participants may only audition once.
A free pre-audition workshop, which is not mandatory, will be held on Sunday, February 28 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Beeghly Center’s main lobby. Topics include warm ups, stretches, strengthening, flexibility, across the floor jazz combinations, basic baton skills, and a Q & A session with advisor Shannon Antenucci.
An online form must be completed in advance of the workshop by accessing http://ysubands.org/marching_pride
More information is available by calling the Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-941-2307 or emailing Dr. Payne at email@example.com.
- __Girard Historical Society elects new officers February 10, 2016
Girard Historical Society officers for 2016 are Treasurer Patty Finelli Miller , Secretary Mary Ann Creatore, Vice-President Colette Chuey and President Roberta Lawrentz.
The group is standing in front of one of the coverlets that they are selling with 11 Girard Landmarks at $40. Memberships are now due.
The fund raiser and memberships will help with the preservation of the Barnhisel Home containing memorabilia of the area.
President Lawrentz is asking for sports memorabilia that they can display at the summer open houses. Visit www.GirardHistoricalSociety.org for more information.