Event to raise funds for feeding program


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PIQUA — The Piqua Salvation Army and area businesses have once again partnered to present the Puttin’ for a Purpose Corporate Challenge and miniature golf.

The Corporate Challenge will be held March 10, beginning at 5:30 p.m. This night provides area businesses a chance to compete. Special recognition for the night is given to the following sponsors: Hartzell Propeller Inc., Upper Valley Medical Center/Premier Health, P&R Specialty, and Hemm’s Glass Shop.

Puttin’ for a Purpose allows the public to contribute to the Salvation Army’s Summer Youth Feeding Program and enjoy a round of mini-golf at the same time. For $3 per game, participants can play 18 holes that were constructed by local companies around the them of the service or product they provide. Public play hours are 4-8 p.m. March 9 and 11, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 12, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 13.

“This is a unique project and one that I have never been involved with during my tenure with The Salvation Army,” said Major Earline May of the Salvation Army in Piqua. “This is a great way to have fun and support the great work of the Summer Youth Feeding Program.”

The Salvation Army provides over 8,000 meals to at-risk youth during the summer months, when schools are closed for break. This is made possible by the work of individuals and volunteer organizations.

For more information or to volunteer, please call your local Salvation Army office at (937) 773-7563.

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