Dublin residents Allison Elia and Jacob Lindsey have joined Teach For America, the national corps of top college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools in low-income communities.

Dublin residents Allison Elia and Jacob Lindsey have joined Teach For America, the national corps of top college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools in low-income communities.

Elia is a 2005 graduate of the Columbus School for Girls, 2010 graduate of Duke University, and will teach in Charlotte.

Lindsey is a 2006 graduate of Dublin Coffman High School, 2010 graduate of Rice University, and will teach in Houston.

Teach For America recruits on more than 350 college campuses, seeking top graduates from all academic majors and backgrounds who have demonstrated outstanding achievement, perseverance, and leadership. More than 8,200 first- and second-year Teach For America corps members will be teaching in 39 urban and rural regions nationwide this school year.

Tony Gioffre of Dublin was the chairperson for the Salvation Army's recent Shooters for Food event.

Held at the Mad River Sportsman Club, the event raised $31,000 to benefit the Salvation Army's food programs in central Ohio.