The Kent Choral Society, a group of area

Laura Nethken Published:

The Kent Choral Society, a group of area residents and other music lovers, will present a performance of Verdis Requiem at 7:30 p.m. April 11 in Umstattd Hall at 2323 17th St. N.W., in Canton. For ticket information, call (330) 452-2094.

You may have seen them when they performed last fall in the newly renovated Kent State University Auditorium to a record number of music lovers.

Paul Kalinchak, a former KSU art professor, made a slide presentation of Russia to residents of Laurel Lake in Hudson on Tuesday night. The interesting and informative program highlighted architecture in Russia. Kalinchak now makes his home at Laurel Lake.

On April 23, the Kevin Coleman Foundation will honor its volunteers and contributors at a lively, interactive program and breakfast held at 8 a.m. at the Kevin Coleman Center on Rhodes Road in Kent.

The Kevin Coleman Foundation serves those with disabilities as well as those who need mental health rehabilitation.

It was with sadness that we learned this week of the death of Benjamin R. Frost. Ben had lived in Kent for 50 years and moved to the Chicago area a few years ago, to be near his daughter, Holly Frost Kerr.

Ben served as treasurer for the KSU Orchestra Society for 30 years and was a founding member of the group. He was a gentlemen and a music lover, and served with many philanthropic groups in Portage County.

The KSU Museum announces it will reopen on April 24, with a receptionfrom 4 to 7 p.m.The museum has been closed for renovation and you will find the walls freshly painted with color as well as the return of the popular The Artistry Adrian and the Men and Their Elegance.

To attend the reception, call Judy at (330) 672-3450 by 5 p.m. April 18.

Recently visiting Alice Louise Littlepage here at Laurel Lake were her son, Jay Littlepage, and her grandson, Ryan.Alice Louise was formerly of Kent.The son and grandson came from Austin, Texas for their visit.

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