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WASHINGTON <br />1 196 <br />TOwNSN1P <br />SIDEBAR RELEASE: <br />Washington Township <br />8200 McEwen Road <br />Dayton, Ohio 45458 <br />937-433-0152 <br />FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT: <br />Jacqueline Curl, Public Information Manager, 433-0152 <br />Mark Metzger, Recreation Director, 433-0130 <br />Kate Trangenstein, Recreation Programming & Marketing, 433-0152 <br />Bollywood Concert is March 1 <br />The 9th annual Bollywood Gala takes place at 3 pm Sunday, March 1 at Rec West, 965 <br />Miamisburg -Centerville Rd., on the Washington Township Recreation campus. <br />The gala features Bollywood music, including evergreen hits by talents in our community. <br />Complimentary snacks will be served at the public event for adults and children ages five and <br />older. Admission is free, but donations are accepted and are fully tax deductible. Proceeds <br />benefit the Yukta Garg Memorial Foundation that supports the interests of local children. <br />FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: <br />January 24, 2020 <br />Hemant and Arti Garg Are Recognized as Citizens of the Year <br />Hemant and Arti Garg of Washington Township have been recognized as Citizens of the <br />Year by the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association which will honor the couple at the <br />association's annual banquet held February 4 in Sandusky. <br />In 2006, the Gargs received the worst news a parent can: That their six-year-old daughter, <br />Yukta, had been killed in a car crash as she was leaving the Washington Township Recreation <br />Center after a day at summer camp. <br />In the 13 years since, they have transformed their grief into action, founding the Yukta <br />Garg Memorial Foundation to support community efforts that benefit and support the interests of <br />local children. Their fundraising has raised $50,000 and made it possible to establish three <br />separate playgrounds on Washington Township's recreation campus at 895 Miamisburg - <br />Centerville Rd. <br />-more- <br />