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GAMBIER—Kenyon College announces its plans for the 2015 Snowflake Gala benefiting Knox County’s Food for the Hungry, Friday, December 4, 2015, Gund Commons at Kenyon College. Dinner will be prepared by the talented chefs of AVI. Special music will be provided by accomplished pianist Kenyon Student, Jeremy Moore and Six Miles to Nellie.

“Kenyon College is honored to be able to host the Food for the Hungry Gala once again this year,” said Kathy Brechler, Gala Co-chair. “It's a wonderful opportunity to partner with our friends and colleagues for such a worthy cause to help those in need here in our county. The event is truly a special evening of giving.”

Kenyon President, Sean Decatur will open the event. This year’s Honorary Chairs, Joe and Sally Nelson, will also emcee the evening of activities including the announcement of Marsha K. Rinehart as the William A. Stroud, Jr. Award for Community Service. Mrs. Renee Oswalt is also scheduled to speak to attendees about her inspirational story on how Interchurch Social Services came to offer her help at a most challenging time in her life.

Attendees will also participate in the auction and the popular “Fund-A-Cause” portion of the evening sponsoring trucks of food and financial scholarships that go directly to client services and people needing food in Knox County. The evening begins with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are priced at $100 per person with a portion of the ticket price benefiting Food for the Hungry.

Reservations must be made no later than November 28, 2013, by calling Kathy Brechler at 740-427-5111 or emailing lakek@kenyon.edu. Online registration and payment options are also available at www.foodforthehungrycares.org. Proceeds from this annual gala benefit needy families and individuals in Knox County.


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