Monday, April 30, 2012

Templeton Rye film to highlight annual Wine & Beer Tasting Event, May 11

It’s our annual Wine & Beer Tasting Fundraiser at the Donna Reed Theatre on May 11 starting at 6 p.m.

The Wine & Beer Tasting event begins at 6 p.m. and features tasting opportunities from various wine and beer distributors. Hy-Vee will cater the food and Reiney’s will provide dessert. A live band, “Above the Law,” will play from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Film maker Kristian Day will be on hand for a 7:30 p.m. screening of his film, “Capone’s Wiskey - The Story of Templeton Rye”. This will be the first screening in the Crawford County area. Representatives from the Templeton Rye distillery will also be on hand for a question and answer period following the movie.

Door prizes will be announced at 9 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and may be reserved by calling the Donna Reed Foundation at 712-263-3334.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The Donna Reed Foundation Offers Scholarships For Crawford County Students

The Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts, with the generous support of Wells Fargo Bank, Crawford County Bank, Bank Iowa, and a private donor, is again offering three college scholarships of up to $1,000 to high school seniors graduating in 2012 who reside in or attend high school in Crawford County, Iowa.

In order to qualify for these scholarships, a student must have acted in or have been a part of the tech crew for at least two drama productions during their high school career. Preference will be given to a student who plans to pursue a degree in the dramatic performing arts, however, this is not required in order to be considered for the scholarships.

Application forms for the scholarships may be requested via e-mail from Forms are also available through the guidance offices at the Denison, Charter Oak, Ar-We-Va, and IKM-Manning high schools.

Deadline for the applications to be returned for consideration is May 4, 2012.