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Published: Thursday, 12/6/2012

Annual fund-raiser is good news for kids

BY BARBARA HENDEL
BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Event chairman Tracey Edwards, left and John Mattimoe, right, during  the Old News Boys Goodfellow Association annual dinner. Event chairman Tracey Edwards, left and John Mattimoe, right, during the Old News Boys Goodfellow Association annual dinner.
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Papers! Papers!... read all about it! The Old Newsboys Goodfellow Association will hawk its charity edition paper Friday for donations. The goal is to raise $200,000 to help kids in need. There are no administrative costs and no paid employees. Needy Toledo children are referred by teachers and principals for immediate temporary help with clothing, food, or emergency medical attention, said David Hendricks, president.

More than 500 volunteers in northwest Ohio will sell papers for donations, according to John Mattimoe, paper drive chairman.

Donations are accepted by mail at Old Newsboys Goodfellow Association. P.O. Box 2032, Toledo, 43604 or at www.toledonewsboys.org. For information call 419-537-7667.

The organization's annual awards and scholarship banquet was Monday at the Premiere with Mr. Hendricks, Ron Shnider, scholarship chairman, Buckeye CableSystem director, local stations Veronica Pinciotti, and Tom Cole, BCSN sports director.

High School Football Player of the Year nominees were Nick Holley of Whitmer (winner), Amir Edwards, Central Catholic, and Merk Delas, Perrysburg.

Girls Volleyball Player of the Year nominees were Katie McKernan of St. Ursula (winner), Morgan Fioritto, Notre Dame, and Maddie Burnham, St. Ursula.

Leigh Keogh was the Ray Kest, Sr. Scholarship winner. The Owens Community College student majoring in social work is a graduate of Central Catholic.

Student scholarship awardee Tracy Campbell, right, and her mother Jacqueline Campbell, left, during the Old News Boys Goodfellow Association annual dinner. Student scholarship awardee Tracy Campbell, right, and her mother Jacqueline Campbell, left, during the Old News Boys Goodfellow Association annual dinner.
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Chantal Crane was the Joe Gallon Scholarship winner. The Bowsher student plans to attend the University of Michigan or the University of Toledo, majoring in pre-med.

Kelsey Growden was the Paul Block, Jr. Scholarship recipient. The Maumee student plans to attend Owens Community College or the University of Toledo, majoring in health information technology.

Jenna Riahl was the William Block, Sr. Scholarship winner. The Toledo Early College High School student plans to attend Bowling Green State University, the University of Chicago, Ohio State University, or UT, majoring in architectural engineering.

Tracy Campbell was the Phil Zimmerman Scholarship recipient. The Woodward student plans to attend Owens Community College or UT, majoring in nursing.

Sana Sharper received the Howard LaFountaine Scholarship. The Bowsher student plans to attend Kent State University or OSU, majoring in accounting.

Student scholarship awardees, Brandon Jackson, left, Chantal White, center, Talia Ulrich, right, during  the Old News Boys Goodfellow Association annual dinner. Student scholarship awardees, Brandon Jackson, left, Chantal White, center, Talia Ulrich, right, during the Old News Boys Goodfellow Association annual dinner.
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Talia Ulrich received the Bob and Sharon Standriff Scholarship. The Waite student plans to attend the University of Alabama, the University of Miami, Tulane University, OSU, or the University of Washington, majoring in music and international relations.

Brandon Jackson won the James Brennan, Sr. Scholarship. The Rogers student plans to attend the University of North Carolina, OSU, or UT, majoring in accounting.

Dalena Gomez was the Al and Edna Shnider Scholarship winner. The Bowsher student plans to attend BGSU, ITT Technical Institute, Owens Community College, or UT, majoring in business.



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