To be held Nov. 13
The event is presented with the support of the Champaign County Memorial Foundation.
Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased at the Arts Council office, 119 Miami St. or on the CCAC website. Tickets can also be purchased over the phone with a credit card.
The VFW is located at 220 East Court St., Urbana. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Music and dancing will be from 6-9 p.m.
The versatile 10-piece Bob Gray Orchestra will play a variety of music including ’40s style “Big Band Swing.” The band has been in existence since 1973, and its top-caliber musicians also perform in other musical organizations, including the Dayton Philharmonic and the Springfield Symphony.
Veterans are welcomed to come in uniform.
The diamond sponsor of this event is The Champaign County Memorial Foundation.
The gold sponsor is Bundy Baking Solutions.
Silver sponsors are Rosewood Machine & Tool, Skelley Lumber and KTH Parts Industries.
Bronze sponsors include Willman Furniture, Edward Jones Investments, Farmers and Merchants State Bank and Walter & Lewis Funeral Home.
This program is also sponsored by a grant from The Ohio Arts Council, which uses state tax dollars to fund programs such as this to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.
For more information, contact the Champaign County Arts Council at 937-653-7557. Office hours are Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Best of show: Stephen Magyar “Navy”
First Place: Riley Johnson “Aubrey Drake Graham
Second Place: Carol Hall “White Bird”
Third Place: Edward Louden “Eagles on Tree”
The show was judged by Vonda McDonald. McDonald studied art at Ohio State University. She currently teaches elementary art at Olentangy Local School District.
The artwork will be on display until September 24 at the Champaign County Arts Council.
The Ohio Arts Council helped fun this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.
For more information, contact the Arts Council at 937-653-7557.
Smith is a professional freelance photographer specializing in commercial and fine art photography. Her artistic merit is evidenced in the fine portraiture she has produced, along with commissioned photography for national and regional media publications. Smith is an Ohio native, educated at Urbana University with private studies in photography and art.