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Kent TimeBank hosting fundraiser at historical society museum, sunshine invited to attend.


Kent – The Kent Community TimeBank invites guests to “Let the Sun Shine In” on Friday May 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Kent Historical Society Museum, 237 E. Main St. Kent, Ohio. For $20 admission, attendees receive an advanced preview of the Museum’s new exhibit, “Fun in the Summertime.” The display features relics from Ohio amusement parks, including the Brady Lake Amusement Park. Park-themed refreshments, finger foods, and beer or wine are also included with ticket purchase. All money raised will benefit the Kent Community TimeBank to pay software fees, real space, and other expenses. The event also features musical performances by singer and songwriter Hal Walker, voted “Best Musician” 2010 and 2011 by Scene Magazine. Also entertaining the crowd will be Brad Bolton, local guitarist with a diverse musical background, accompanied by Christie Anderson. Fundraising for the TimeBank continues with a 50/50 Raffle and a Silent Auction including items from Kent’s own businesses. Tickets are for sale now: online at http://crookedriver.timebanks.org/page/fundraiser-tickets; at the hOur Share Exchange Center, 223 N. Water St.; and at WordSmiths, 402 E. Main Street. The Kent Community TimeBank, formed in 2010, is a community-building program where members exchange skills, talents and passions using Time Credits to record transactions. Offers, requests, and transactions are kept on the Crooked River Alliance of TimeBanks’ software. The fundraising team, musicians, The Kent Historical Society and WordSmiths are  TimeBank members. For more information or to join your local TimeBank as an individual or business, go to http://crookedriver.timebanks.org.