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Benefit concert at LCOS Aug. 24

Rachel Spry Lammi & Wilma Meckstroth will present a Benefit Concert of Piano and Organ duets and solos on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. at The Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Oakwood.  This concert is part of The Lutheran Church of Our Savior summer project called A Time to Grow.  On June 1 of this year, each member of the congregation, that was present at worship, was given $50 to grow for harvest and return on Sept. 7.  The proceeds of the A Time to Grow project will benefit organizations here in Dayton and around the world.  

Benefiting in Dayton are Jeremiah’s Letter, a Christian organization which works to enhance the daily lives of individuals and families of the city of Dayton who find themselves in need; and Christ

Lutheran Church, which does outreach ministry in its Old North Dayton neighborhood.  Globally, the proceeds of this concert will also benefit the Noestros Pequenos Hermanos orphanage in the Dominican Republic, where The Lutheran Church of Our Savior Youth Group just completed a mission trip; and Emmelyne Nizeimana, a Rwandan refugee living in South Africa, whose father was a member of The Lutheran Church of Our Savior until he passed away. The joyful, uplifting and soul quenching music on the program includes Mozart, Handel, Vivaldi, Goemanne, and several arrangements of favorite gospel and folk hymns.  A suggested donation of $10 is appreciated from concertgoers.

Dayton Peace Museum benefit luncheon Aug. 22

The Dayton International Peace Museum, 208 Monument Ave., will be hosting a benefit luncheon for the museum on Friday, Aug. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the museum annex.

Menu includes melon soup from Café Monet, gazpacho soup, vichyssoise, spiced carrot soup, cole slaw, breads from Ashley’s Pastry Shop and dessert crepes.

2008 High School Peacemakers will present a special program telling about their peace work.

Cost is $15. RSVP required. Call 227-3223 (22-PEACE) or e-mail

Jim McCutcheon at Smith Gardens Aug. 24

The Smith Gardens Blanket Concert on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. presenting “Jim McCutcheon”, the “Guitar Man”.

This family friendly concert will be an exciting way to end this years concert series.  Jim will perform a variety of guitar music for folks of all ages, including ragtime from 100 years ago.  Do not miss this show! In case of rain, the concert will be held at the OCC.



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August 19, 2008
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