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Tuscarawas News Detail

Kent State Child Development Center Holds Dinner/Dance and Silent Auction

Posted Apr. 8, 2013
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Kids from Kent State's Child Development Center engage
in creative activities during a community festival to mark
the center's 40th anniversary. The center will continue the
celebration with a dinner/dance and silent auction on
April 20

Kent State University’s Child Development Center continues its 40th anniversary celebration with a dinner/dance event themed “Imagine” on Saturday, April 20, from 6-11 p.m. at the Kent Student Center. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Cocktail attire is recommended. The celebration also will feature a silent auction with donations benefiting the center’s Robin McManus Scholarship Fund for Children.

“The Child Development Center has never been just one person’s vision, but our collective hopes and dreams for children,” says Monica Miller Marsh, Ph.D., associate professor and director of Kent State’s Child Development Center. “As we celebrate our past and look to the future, we are just beginning to imagine the possibilities.”

The cost to attend the event is $80 per person and $150 per couple. The cost to reserve a sponsored table of eight is $1,000. To purchase tickets, including sponsored tables, or to make a contribution to the scholarship fund, visit or make checks payable to the Kent State Foundation (please write fund #10241 in the memo section) and mail it to:

Kent State University Child Development Center
775 Loop Rd.
Kent, OH 44242
Attn.: 40th Anniversary

Information about opportunities to support the Outdoor Learning Laboratory enhancement project also will be available at the event.

For more information about the event, contact the Child Development Center at 330-672-2559. For more information about the Child Development Center, visit