George Washington Community H.S. Dollars for Scholars invites everyone to Taste of the Westside, Friday, April 21, 5-7:30 PM, at the 1899 event center in Central Greens, 164 Steeples Blvd., Indianapolis. Taste of the Westside features food samplings from a multitude of area restaurants and eateries with music by the GWHS Continental music program.
The IUPUI Office of Community Engagement, Aldi grocery stores and Poppy and Plum are 2023 event sponsors. Due to the sponsors and food donations, all proceeds support postsecondary scholarships to GWHS seniors and graduates.
For this year’s event, Dollars for Scholars honors the GWHS Alumni 50-Year Club.
Admission is $12 for individuals age 7 and older, $9 for GWHS students and alumni, and free for children age 6 and under.
A silent auction includes tickets for Indianapolis Indians box seats, Holiday World, Eiteljorg museum, Indy Eleven, Sky Zone, Children’s Museum, Comedy Sportz, Indianapolis Zoo Family Pass, Conner Prairie, Zip City and Holcomb Observatory as well as a Mallow Run Winery private party gift certificate, a Fever Kelsey Mitchell signed shirt, Pacer Buddy Hield signed shirt, original artwork, IUPUI spirit basket, Dare Devil cup, Leader Dog basket, Homespun gift box and gift cards for Pin Bar, Starbucks, Lick and Sandbox VR.
Since its inception nearly two decades ago, Dollars for Scholars has awarded GWHS graduates more than $500,000 in postsecondary education scholarships. The Indianapolis Near-Westside organization is an independent grassroots affiliate of Scholarship America.
Please contact Ann Kreicker, chapter treasurer, at 317-523-6927, for more information.