Community support made art show huge success

Published 9:53 am Friday, October 9, 2009

The Ironton Artists Association’s 35th Annual Fall Art Exhibit was held Oct. 3, at Central Christian Church. We want to extend our thanks to all of the individuals and businesses who contributed to our success. It would not be possible without your help and support.

Our thanks to the following for donating purchase awards: Craig Allen, Atty, Bartram & Sons, Bob Clyse GMC, The Tribune, National City Bank, Ohio River Bank, Phillips Funeral Home, C.A. Rambacher, E.L. Robinson, and Jay Zornes.

Thanks to those who made cash donations: Dr. Dan Bentley, Councilman Leo Johnson, Mayne Framing, Patti DelCheccolo (, Dan Lester-State Farm agent and Jim Weber-State Farm agent.

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Door prizes were provided by: Ashland Town Center, Bob Evans- Burlington, Claudia Bryant, Cheap Joe’s Art Supplies, Patti DelCheccolo ( Freezette in Coal Grove, Giovanni’s-Coal Grove, Kathy Hollett, Iron City Hardware, L & J Dairy Bar-Coal Grove, Macy’s, Printing Express, Terri’s Village Salon-Coal Grove, Unger’s Shoes and WesBanco-Ironton.

Thanks also to the two judges who presided over our exhibit: Tom Suter, Director of Art at OUS and Barry Powell of Powell’s Photography Studio in Russell, KY and our very talented and delightful harpist, Aaron Yeager.

Last but certainly not least, we wish to thank Central Christian Church and their Ladies group for allowing us to use their great facility and making us feel welcome.

We sincerely appreciate the continued support of all who contributed in any way to the success of our exhibit.

Helen Sellers, IAA President