Music students from all three Dublin high schools will be canvassing the Dublin area from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, asking for financial support for music programs.

Music students from all three Dublin high schools will be canvassing the Dublin area from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, asking for financial support for music programs.

Contributions enable the Dublin Music Boosters to provide for music programs -- band, orchestra and vocal -- at all Dublin schools.

The boosters have used the collected funds in the past for audiovisual equipment, sheet music, instrument repair and replacement, student scholarships, awards and workshops, as well as financial support to concert band, choir, orchestra and marching band, including uniforms and flags.

Anyone who won't be home may leave an envelope on the door or mail contributions to: Dublin Music Boosters, P.O. Box 4161, Dublin, OH 43016.

Lindsay Crocker, a 2008 graduate of Coffman High School, was one of 30 seniors in Ohio to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Burger King Have It Your Way Foundation as part of the eighth annual Burger King Scholars Program. Those recognized were chosen based on academic achievement, along with other academic and community involvement criteria.

Dublin City Schools is offering any district resident who is a Golden Buckeye cardholder free admission to school events.

The cardholder must have a shamrock sticker on their Golden Buckeye card for free admission. Stickers are available at any middle or high school, and the central office.

The concept of free admission to school events for senior citizens evolved from the superintendent's Senior Council. The free admission applies to regular-season home games and theatre events in the Dublin school district.

Golden Buckeye cardholders interested in attending theatre productions should call the high school and/or middle school theatre department to reserve their complimentary ticket.

Barb DeLorme of Dublin and Jeff Ramsey of Columbus each received the 2008 Volunteer of the Year award from Nationwide's On Your Side Volunteer Network.

DeLorme and Ramsey work with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and are among the founding members of Partners in Conservation project.

Ramsey and DeLorme's volunteer work has included implementing the "Zoo Connection" program, which provides more than 130,000 school children in the U.S. and Africa with information about conservation; traveling to Africa to evaluate several cooperative community, artisan and schools projects; and recruitment of more than 100 volunteers annually to help PIC with fundraising and awareness.