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MANSFIELD -- The public is invited to join in on the fun during this year’s Richland Academy of the Arts Non-Event Fundraiser, Presented by Park National Bank.

For the first time ever, Richland Academy is hosting a virtual Non-Event Fundraiser where individuals can bid on items in a silent auction, make a donation for a chance to win a ‘door prize,’ or give for a chance to win a bottle of wine.

The best part is -- attendees never have to leave their home to participate. 

“The Richland Academy Of The Arts Board was in the situation most nonprofits and businesses found themselves in at the beginning of the year," says Jessica Hiser, Richland Academy Board Vice President. "We were hopeful for the future and events happening as usual, but we also felt the burn of constantly shifting and canceling plans over the previous 18 months.

“The annual event is our largest fundraiser providing needed scholarships, we saw an increase in scholarship requests over the last year and could not table the event any longer. Instead, the idea was presented to have a non-event ... they can still win door prizes without even walking out their front door.”

To participate, individuals can visit https://event.gives/academy8224 or text ‘academy8224’ to 843.606.5995 to join the Non-Event. Bidding begins on June 14 and will culminate on the final giving day, June 26.

For more information on things happening at Richland Academy, call 419-522-8224 or visit www.richlandacademy.com. “Richland Academy … where anyone can explore the artist within,” located at the corner of 4th and Walnut St. was founded in 1991 and is supported by the Ohio Arts Council.

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