Kvelling Corner

with Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer

The Dayton Chapter of the American Advertising Federation awarded Linda Kahn, CEO and director of media services at The Ohlmann Group, with its Best Media Buyer Mercury Award. This was among five Mercury Awards The Ohlmann Group received this year from Dayton’s AAF.

Scott Halasz tied for fourth place in the best feature category of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Annual Writing Contest. There were 55 entries in Division III, which has the largest number of newspapers.

Franklin T. Cohn won a gold medal in a 10.25-mile cycling race, a gold medal in a 1-mile cycling race, a gold medal in singles tennis, and a gold medal in doubles tennis at the 2018 Senior Olympics in Cincinnati.

Tom Byvank received his Ph.D. in applied and engineering physics from Cornell University. Tom is the son of Bette Feist and Franz Byvank, and the grandson of Robert and the late Ruth Feist.

Matthew Diamond graduated from the University of Pikeville in Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in business management. A four-year collegiate bowler for UPike, Matt will be employed at Goldman Union Camp Institute this summer. Proud parents are Susan and Rob Diamond.

Rachel Rosen, a junior at Wright State University majoring in political science, will study this summer at the Université Lumiere Lyon 2, in Lyon, France. Rachel is the daughter of Suzanne Rosen and the late Ron Allen.

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To read the complete July 2018 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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