GLANDORF — A benefit concert this Saturday, March 15, will be held to raise money for the KNAPsack program in Ottawa Elementary
County KNAPsack is hosting the concert featuring Nashville Crush from 8 p.m. to midnight in St.
John’s Parish Hall Center (the old Glandorf gymnasium.) The admission
is $10. Tickets are only available at the door. You must be 21 to enter.
The event is BYOB with plastic and cans. No glass is allowed.
The Ottawa Elementary PTO will be selling concessions during the event. There will be no sale of alcohol.
is a new program at Ottawa for children in grades 1-5. The purpose of
the program is to provide weekend meals for eligible children one time a
If a family qualifies for free or reduced lunches, their children are automatically qualified for KNAP Sack.
sacks are delivered to the school on the third Friday of each month
during the school year. School personnel place the white plastic bags in
the children’s back packs to bring home.
The food in the bags is
purchased from West Ohio Food Bank in Lima. Each bag containes two
breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, two snacks, two fruits and two
Becky Leader, one of the coordinators of the program, said they currently serve 48 children at Ottawa Elementary.
‘We plan to expand next year and offer the program to students in grades one through eight,” she said.
Crush presents a perfect balance of Country and Rock music. Mix that
with their high energy, award winning stage show and you have something
that pleases all ages of people from all backgrounds imaginable.