Summit Racing and Tallmadge Rotary are once again providing back-to-school backpacks for nearly 500 Tallmadge students. The program provides students with backpacks as well as school supplies. The cooperative effort is designed to help economically stressed families.
Families interested in participating in the program should stop by the McCombs Education Center (MEC) at 486 East Ave. The MEC is open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tallmadge Youth Football/Cheer Organization is hosting a fundraiser with Kent State University football.
Proceeds from ticket sales to the KSU vs. Ohio University game set for Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. at Dix Stadium will benefit Tallmadge Youth Football and Cheer. The game will feature fireworks and the Tallmadge Youth Football/Cheer Organization will be welcomed to Dix Stadium over the PA system and on the video board.
Tickets may be purchased at the TYF concession stand.
Dix Stadium is located at 2213 Summit Road in Kent.
Talent' set for
Sept. 6 at THS
The Tallmadge High School Music Department will host a judged talent show "Tallmadge Has Talent!" Sept. 6 in the THS Auditorium, 140 N. Munroe Road.
The event is open to performing groups and individuals within the Tallmadge community. At least one member of any act must be a Tallmadge resident. All "family-friendly" performing acts are welcome and all ages are encouraged to participate. The format of the event will consist of a morning/afternoon preliminary round, concluding with an evening competition, showcasing the top 12 acts from the afternoon competition, competing for the Grand Prize and Overall Championship. Look for more information on the Facebook page Tallmadge Has Talent, and at the Tallmadge Schools website page http://www.tallmadgeschools.org/Page/2638.