Galion Hall of Fame ceremony is Oct. 5

Staff report

GALION — Galion City Schools will be host the annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 7, as part of Connections Weekend 2017. The dinner and ceremony event will be at Galion Middle School at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for the evening are $35 and can be ordered by completing and mailing in a dinner order form, or by calling and making a reservation with Stacey Kuehlman at 419-468-3432. All reservations and completed dinner forms should be mailed to Galion Board of Education, 470 Portland Way North, Galion, OH 44833 by Friday, Sept. 29. Checks can be made payable to the Galion Community Foundation.

Individuals being inducted into the Hall of Fame include: Arthur Poister (Class of 1916, posthumously), Matthew P. Smith (Class of 1972), Dr. Paul E. Kim (Class of 1979), Mark Enright (Class of 1979), Dr. Garrett “Lee” Burkam (Class of 1987), Dr. Christopher Bailey (Class of 1997), Edith E. “Judy” Beers (educator, posthumously).

The dinner for the evening will be catered by Avita Health System and served by Galion Middle School students. This year’s menu offers a choice of either chicken or beef dinners. Guests requiring special meal arrangements should make their needs known when reserving tickets for the evening’s festivities.

If you have questions about the dinner or induction ceremony, contact Stacey Kuehlman at 419-468-3432 or email

Staff report