Local Focus: Clark County for Feb. 16

Tiger basketball topic of radio show

Wittenberg Tiger basketball will be featured from 7 to 8 p.m. today on The Sports Roundtable radio show broadcast live from O’Conner’s Irish Pub on WUSO-FM 89.1. The Kenton Ridge boys bowling team will be featured at 8 p.m.

The Sports Roundtable is hosted by local sports personalities Dave Williams and Jim Scoby. STAFF REPORT

Local celebs to dance for charity

The fourth annual Dancing with Clark County Celebrities fundraising event will be held at 7 p.m. April 20 at the Clark State Community College Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center.

The event is a collaboration of Think Tank Inc. and the Ohio Performing Arts Institute. The ballroom dance pairs professional dancers with local celebrities to raise money for local charities. This year’s dancers include:

• Pastor David Cotto, Think Tank, Inc.

• David White, Springfield Arts Council.

• Meredith Berzins, Children’s Rescue Center.

• Tom Pamer, American Cancer Society.

• Mark Kelly, Ohio Performing Arts Institute.

• Jennifer Rousculp, Quest Adult Services.

• Kenneth Seelig, Interfaith Hospitality Network of Springfield.

Sponsorships are available at different donation levels. To purchase a $35 ticket or to become a sponsor, call (937) 717-5948 or visit www.dancingclarkcelebrities.com. STAFF REPORT

Parks program receives award

The National Trail Parks and Recreation District was awarded first place in the health and fitness programs category of the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association 2011 Annual Awards of Excellence. The award was for the Get Up and Go after-school program that provides physical fitness activities and nutrition education for the children in the Tecumseh Local School District.

The OPRA is a nonprofit, public interest organization representing more than 1,300 professionals and citizen board members striving to provide quality parks and recreation facilities and opportunities for all Ohioans, while protecting and preserving Ohio’s natural resources, positively effecting local economies and the health of its residents. STAFF REPORT

‘Wizard of Oz’ at Kenton Ridge

“The Wizard of Oz” will be performed at 7 p.m. Feb. 23-25 at Kenton Ridge High School, 4444 Middle Urbana Road.

For more information and tickets, contact (937) 390-1274. STAFF REPORT

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