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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Job and Family Services, Heritage Center to host 12th Summer Sky Festival

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (July 20, 2022) – The 12th annual Clark County Department of Job and Family Services and Heritage Center of Clark County Summer Sky Festival will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, outside the museum at 117 South Fountain Ave. in Springfield.

“Summer Sky provides us the opportunity to interact with children and families in a fun environment," said DJFS Director Virginia Martycz. "The Heritage Center is a great partner in coordinating this event."

The free event, designed to raise awareness about adoption in Clark County, is a community family day filled with games, music and activities for children.

The event includes animals from the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, On-The-Rise Petting Zoo, Chiller Hockey to Go, the Bug Man display and Good Vibez Inflatables and Carnival Games. It will also feature a DJ, a Magic show and crafts.

The event is sponsored by DJFS and the Heritage Center. About 1,500 children and parents attend the annual festival.

Free meal provided to all participants and school supply give away to first 100 school-age children registered and present. For more information about adoption, log on to http://clarkdjfs.org/226/Foster-Care-Adoption.

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Media contact:

Department of Job and Family Services | Virginia Martycz, Director, 937- 327-3631

Clark County | Michael Cooper, Public Information Officer, 937-521-2031