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BRAVO! 2015 Committee Gears Up

Our volunteer BRAVO! committee, chaired for the second year by ace organizer Julie Cohen, met recently to get the ball rolling for yet another fantastic BEF fundraiser. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for an evening of food, auction and raffle fun on Saturday, March 7, at St. Charles Prep! If you would like to Read More

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Bexley picks James McBride as Featured Author

James McBride — winner of the 2013 National Book Award in fiction for The Good Lord Bird — will be the featured author next year for the Bexley Community Book Club. McBride, also a jazz saxophonist, will take part in a literary conversation and perform with his quintet, the Good Lord Bird Band, at 7:30 p.m. Read More

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Mike Featherstone was the 2014 Bexley Educator of the Year

Featherstone is Bexley’s 2014 Educator of the Year

Friday, April 11, was just another ordinary day in Michael Featherstone’s class at Bexley High School — or at least as ordinary as things get in a class where the teacher is known for making history come alive through games, impersonations and lively discussions from his days abroad. But last Friday, as he stepped out Read More

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Children’s art becomes big part of BRAVO! fundraiser

Armed with paintbrushes and canvasses, pencils and paper, and dominoes and socks, young students in Bexley dove into their own unique art projects last week that they hope will earn some cash for the Bexley Education Foundation. “The children’s art is always the highlight of the event,” said Julie Cohen, co-chairwoman of this year’s event.

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Lessner relates how leaders grow into role during program kick-off

When local entrepreneur Elizabeth Lessner — who also calls herself a civic-minded gal — was in high school, she never sat up front. She rarely raised her hand. She admitted that if she were in the same Bexley High School audience she addressed Friday, Jan. 10, during the school’s Leadership Bexley Kick-Off, she would likely Read More

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