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Published: February 26, 2017 12:00 AM

9/11 survivor to speak at Woman's Club meeting

Hudson resident George Sleigh, a survivor of the 9/11 Twin Towers collapse, will speak about his experience to the Woman's Club of Hudson on March 6 at 1 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church. The public is invited, and a formal tea will be served following the program.

Sleigh was living in Livingston, New Jersey, and working at the World Trade Center in the American Bureau of Shipping at the time of the tragedy. After the collapse of the towers, the company temporarily moved to Paramus, NJ. He retired in 2003, and now lives here in Hudson.

The Woman's Club is collecting jars of spaghetti sauce this month for the Hudson.

Community Service Food Pantry. Membership in the club is open to anyone in the area. Organized in 1920, our only purpose is fund-raising for scholarships for Hudson students. Anyone with questions may call Janet Goheen at 330-650-6422.

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Local artists sought for Kent festival

The 11th annual Main Street Kent Art & Wine Festival will take place June 3 from noon to 10 p.m. in Kent. The event is presented in partnership with the Kent State University College of the Arts. Proceeds will benefit Main Street Kent, the non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, beautification and preservation of downtown Kent. The Art & Wine Festival will feature local artists, a variety of live entertainment, and several Ohio wineries at the Hometown Bank Plaza and surrounding streets.

Main Street Kent is now accepting artist applications in the following categories (original art only): watercolor, oil/acrylic, clay, photography, sculpture, graphics/drawing, mixed media and others. Applications must be submitted along with photo or digital examples of original art, and the $75 application fee, by the March 17 deadline. Student application fee is $35, and a copy of student ID is required for consideration. Applicants who make this initial deadline will be given priority consideration in booth placement. Second round application deadline is April 17. All artists are encouraged to apply, and application fees will be returned to those not selected by the jury. Applications received after April 17 will be considered based on category needs.

Artist application can be downloaded at www.mainstreetkent.org/art-and-wine-festival/4556774237?preview=Y or to request an application, send an email to info@mainstreetkent.org or call 330-677-8000. Visit www.mainstreetkent.org for further details.


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