|Penta hosts Ag Day and Cut-A-Thon to benefit American Cancer Society|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 24 April 2014 09:54|
PERRYSBURG - Penta Career Center is hosting Ag Day and a Cut-A-Thon Fund Raiser for the American Cancer Society on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Penta campus, 9301 Buck Road.
Ag Day, which has been organized by the Penta FFA chapter, features a Spring Flower Sale by the Floral Design & Greenhouse production students; a Tree and Shrub Sale by the Landscape & Turfgrass Management students; Dog Grooming by the Small Animal Care students; hands-on energy activities for kids by the Alternative Energy Technology students; and a garden tractor pull at 9 a.m. (kiddie pedal tractor pull at noon) by the Gas & Diesel Engine Systems students.
New to Ag Day this year is a Dodge Test Drive Fund Raiser, organized by Penta's Automotive Technology program, and sponsored by Rouen Chrysler-Jeep. Six new vehicles will be available for a test drive. For each test drive, Chrysler will donate $20 to the student scholarship fund at Penta.
Penta's Hair Design and Cosmetology programs are collecting donations for the American Cancer Society by sponsoring a Cut-A-Thon on Friday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is necessary and all types of salon services will be available during the Cut-A-Thon. All salon services will take place in the Cosmetology labs and visitors should follow the campus signs to the Cosmetology parking area.
Ag Day also features e-Waste where people can drop off end-of-life computers, cell phones, televisions, printers, microwave ovens, and copiers. There is a $15 to $20 fee to recycle televisions. A convenient drop off location will be available on the Penta campus.
Ag Day is free to attend. Food and beverages will available to purchase.
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