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Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter, 17th Annual Walk To End Lupus Now, 9 a.m. June 6 at COSI, 333 W. Broad St. The event is the largest gathering of lupus patients and their supporters in the state. The walk is a 5K, but a short Butterfly Stroll is offered for those who do not feel comfortable attempting the full 5K. Each participant is asked to donate or raise a minimum of $20. Children ages 2-10 are asked to donate or raise $5 to participate in the walk activities, such as face painting.
The men and other members of the German Village Garten Club will work during the weekend to replant dozens of plants that were wintering in the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Supporters once again have been financially generous to the German Village Society.
Beyond the glaring lights of TV, which occasionally cast him as a notorious nitpicker, Simon Majumdar said he's a pretty personal guy.
Near East Side equestrian center
Dana Stewart wants to put an equine recreation center smack-dab in the middle of a Near East Side neighborhood.
Gahanna Parks & Recreation Department director Tony Collins said he's leaving the city he has served for 15 years to take on a new challenge of leading the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department as director beginning June 11.
Kevin O'Connor has been appointed the 24th chief of the Columbus Division of Fire, city officials announced Thursday, May 21.
Columbus City Council race
Joe Motil once again will seek a spot on Columbus City Council with a platform that calls for raising the minimum wage, reinstating public-access TV and establishing a link on the website columbus.gov that would include an open electronic discussion about any issues facing the city.
Several reports of thefts from vehicles were reported recently in the German Village area.
Schmidt's Sausage Haus und Restaurant's desire to expand on two fronts has encountered some resistance from neighbors who already feel overwhelmed by a lack of parking.
Haus und Garten Tour
The 2015 German Village Haus und Garten Tour is making tremendous headway this year, with nearly all of the PreTour dinners sold out.
Captain Blood, told with a modern voice, will kick off Actors' Theatre of Columbus' 34th season.
An anonymous donor has given nearly 10,000 students in Columbus City Schools the gift of books.
Two organizations are teaming up to make Columbus a serious competitor in the digital post-production industry.
The historic architecture and some of the quirkier personalities of German Village have been captured in a book set to be released next month.