Money will buy turkeys, gift cards for clients
The Kent Lions Club donated $1,000 to Kent Social Services this Thanksgiving so clients of the non-profit social service agency can enjoy the holiday. The donation will be used to buy turkeys, gift cards, groceries and other similar items for clients of the food pantry.
Alumnus Gerald Schweigert donates $1.1 million to fashion museum
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The Kent State University Museum has received a $1.1 million donation – its largest cash gift ever – from local business leader and Kent State alumnus Gerald Schweigert. The donation, in the form of a charitable gift annuity, will be instrumental in the preservation and future support of museum collections and activities. A longtime donor to Kent State whose past contributions include a Medallion Scholarship for a deserving fashion student, and a gift to Intercollegiate Athletics, Schweigert is a native of Copley, Ohio, who graduated from Copley High School and is a 1955 graduate of Kent State's College of Business Administration. He currently resides in West Akron. His ties to the university were further strengthened over the years by his…