Hounds and Humans Invited To Uptown Westerville For Dog Days
A very lucky he and she of the canine variety will be
crowned in Uptown Westerville on Friday, August 28, 2015 as
part of Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Dog
Days of Summer.
A panel of esteemed judges, including Westerville Mayor
Diane Fosselman, will choose the Dog Days King and Queen
during the event that will take place in Uptown Westerville
from 6-9pm. There will also be other contests like “Best
Hair, “ “Most Talented,” “Most Unique Name,” “Longest Ears”
and “Muttiest Mutt.” The cost to participate will be $5 and
proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Delaware County.
Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Fridays are community
block parties, presented on the fourth Friday of each month,
April through September, by the Westerville Visitors and
Convention Bureau. Dog Days of Summer is sponsored by
Hometown Service Center.
Perform at Java Central
Java Central will
welcome internationally known trumpet virtuoso Byron
Stripling and acclaimed jazz pianist Bobby Floyd on August
29th. Stripling leads the Columbus Jazz Orchestra and is a
Westerville resident. He's played with Count Bassie, Dizzy
Gillespie and the Boston Pops.
Bobby Floyd is a Columbus
Jazz Orchestra pianist who has shared the stage or opened
for Ray charles, Dionne Warwick and Doc Severinson.
the opportunity to hear these acclaimed musicians in
Westerville at Java Central, 20 S. State St., from 7-9:30pm
on the 29th!
to Honor Veterans with D.C. Trip
Westerville’s seventh community-sponsored Honor Flight of
veterans to Washington D.C. will take place on Saturday,
September 19. The Honor Flight program flies senior veterans
from WWII and the Korean conflict to the nation’s capitol to
see their monuments, free of charge, as a way of thanking
them for their service to our country. To date, thousands of
dollars have been raised in Westerville for this program.
Each trip to Washington features a “mail
call,” where veterans receive messages of gratitude from
children and adults. Students who cannot yet write are
encouraged to draw pictures. Pupils should sign their
correspondence using first names only. Notes and drawings
can be sent to Lisa Reschke at Cherrington Elementary
School, which is located at 522 Cherrington Road
inWesterville. To be included in the September flight,
letters must be received by no later than September 9.
The public is also invited to welcome home
the returning veterans on the evening of September 19 at
Port Columbus International Airport. Participants are being
asked to gather in the Southwest baggage claim area around
For further information about the letter
campaign, please contact Lisa Reschke at
firstname.lastname@example.org . To donate
to Honor Flight or learn more about how to get involved,