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July Beautification Awards announced

The Oakwood Beautification Award Program is designed to recognize residential, business and rental property owners who have enhanced the beauty of our community through the use of flowers, shrubs, trees, and other landscape improvements; or by making architectural modifications or building improvements to exiting structures. Awards are given during the months of May, June, July, August and September. Monthly award winners will be selected by members of the Oakwood Environmental Committee and Property Maintenance Board, and will have a sign placed in their yard to recognize their beautification efforts.

Congratulations to the owners of the following residential and business properties which were selected to receive:

July Beautification Awards

Mr. Lee Carpenter 51-53 Park Avenue

Mr. Timothy F. Peters 52 Harman Terrace

Mr. & Mrs. Keith N. Browning 131 Katherine Terrace

Mr. & Mrs. George E. Liston 111 Oakwood Avenue

Mr. & Mrs. Ron J. Mescher 417 E. Schantz Avenue

Ms. Debra Edwards 234 E. Dixon Avenue

Mr. & Mrs. James Albert Lee 1200 Hathaway Road

Mr. & Mrs. William J. Ryan 241 Aberdeen Avenue

Mr. Thomas W. Allen 227 Hadley Avenue

Ms. Kimberly M. Guidone 313 E. Peach Orchard Avenue

Mr. & Mrs. Eric Fester 145 Hadley Road

If you know of someone who has enhanced the beauty of our community by either planting shrubs, flowers, trees or with other landscaping improvements, or by making architectural or building improvements (including painting) to existing structures, and is deserving of recognition, we encourage you to take a minute and complete a nomination form (forms are available at the O.C.C. and city building) or simply call the city offices at 298-0411.

Viola soloists at Giving Strings concert Aug. 8

Lori Lamattina and Karen Johnson. will be playing the viola at Giving Strings concert.

Karen Johnson and Lori LaMattina are the featured soloists in the 10th annual Giving Strings outdoor concert, which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Shafor Park in Oakwood. This concert of light classical music has become an Oakwood tradition, and is performed by area professional and amateur musicians who come together to make music, and raise awareness and funds for local children’s charities.

Karen and Lori are members of the Dayton Philharmonic viola section and will be performing the beautiful but not often heard double viola concerto by Telemann. Although the work is in four movements it is only twelve minutes in length. The first and third movements are slow and stately, the second is a lively gigue and the finale is also energetic with rhythmic, catchy themes.

Admission is free to the concert. Free will donations from this event will benefit the Transitional Housing chapter of St. Vincent de Paul, assisting homeless families in the Dayton area. For further information call 293-5753.

OHS cheerleaders offer FREE carwash Aug. 8

The Oakwood Cheerleading program will be holding a FREE car wash on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 11-3 p.m. at MidFirst Credit Union on the corner of Far Hills and Dorothy Lane.

Stop by and get your car washed for free and support the cheerleading program at the same time!





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August 4, 2009
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