Ticket sales open for “Puttin’ on the Glitz”

Dayton Art Institute CEO to be featured speaker

Staff report


SIDNEY — Raise the Roof for the Arts will host “Puttin’ on the Glitz” a champagne luncheon and fashion show Saturday, April 23, 11:30 a.m. at the Piqua Country Club.

The event’s feature guest will be Michael Roediger, director and CEO of the Dayton Art Institute.

Roediger has been the director and CEO of The Dayton Art Institute since October 2011. Prior to that, he was a nearly 14-year veteran of Victoria Theatre Association in Dayton, Ohio, where he most recently served as vice president of development. His prior experience includes Junior Achievement of Dayton and Miami Valley; Children’s Friend and Service, the country’s oldest not-for-profit in Providence, Rhode Island; and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2010, he was named Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the Greater Dayton Region Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Roediger holds a Master’s of Science degree in Leadership Development from Wright State University and a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Northern University with concentrations in Communications, Public Relations and Theatre. He received a scholarship to participate in the highly-respected Aileron Course for Presidents in 2013 and is a graduate of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce’s 2007 Leadership Dayton Class. In 2014, Michael received his Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential and was invited to join the Association of Art Museum Directors.

His current community and volunteer service includes: Ohio Citizens for the Arts (OCA) Board of Directors; Dayton and Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors; National Conference of Community & Justice of Greater Dayton (NCCJ) Board of Directors; Ohio Northern University’s Getty Council for the Art and Sciences Board; and is an active member of Dayton Rotary.

Past community service has includes: Wright Memorial Library member of the Board of Trustees; Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Dayton Region Chapter’s National Philanthropy Day – Day of Event Chair (2008, 2009 and 2010); and Oakwood Rotary; Association of Fundraising Professionals – Rhode Island State Chapter Board of Directors; The Dayton Playhouse – Past Vice President, Board of Trustees; Volunteer Consultant to Linda Vista; and a founding member of the Oakwood Arts Bridge.

Roediger currently resides in Kettering, Ohio, and is the father of his son, Richard.

Puttin’ on the Glitz will be an afternoon of fashions modeled by local celebrities including Rhonda Keister, Minster Bank; Marian Spicer, Community Foundation; Linda Cotton, community volunteer; Jeffie Voisard, Clopay Building Products; Nikki Loudenback, Realty 2000 Group; Jessica Vaglienti, Community Foundation; Julie Covault, Wilson Health; Debbie Wolfinger, community volunteer; Lori Huffer of Huffer Chiropractic, Jackson Center; and Ginger Heuker, Jackson Center Local Schools. These ladies will be sporting ensembles from Allison’s Custom Jewelry, Nitza’s of Lima and Bloom Fashions of Vandalia.

Community leaders Ed Thomas, Sidney-Shelby YMCA; Tony Bornhorst, Shelby County commissioner; Doug Stewart, Peoples Federal Bank; Dan Bensman, Faulkner, Garmhausen, Keister & Shenk; John Lenhart, Shelby County sherriff; Ray Koenig, Koenig Equipment; Mike Barhorst, city of Sidney mayor; Ryan Maier, Houston Local Schools; Dallas Davis, Sidney Fire Department; Scott Barr, Shelby County United Way; Bill Zimmerman Jr., Sell, Hegemann & Zimmerman; Tom Shoemaker, community volunteer; Tom Sheehan, Emerson Technologies; and Bob Wheeler, Airstream Inc., will be suited up serving champagne from 11:30 a.m. to noon followed by a luncheon masterpiece by Executive Chef Keith Taylor of Piqua County Club. Complementing the fashions will be an array of raffles on display during the event from local supporting businesses.

All proceeds from Puttin’ on the Glitz will be used to support the current revitalization of the Historic Sidney Theatre.

Paid reservation are open to the public and ticket sales are underay. The cost is $35 per ticket. To place a reservation go online to www.sidneytheatre.com or by stopping by the Raise the Roof office, 126 ½ E. Poplar St., second floor.

For more information call Sarah Barr, executive director at 937-498-1921.

Dayton Art Institute CEO to be featured speaker

Staff report