The first Gateway to Fall Festival sponsored by the Thomas R. Little Community Fund was hostedr Aug. 19 in Newcomerstown. The Gateway to Fall Festival was created to expand the outreach of the foundation to benefit even more people. The goal is to raise money that will stay in the community to directly benefit residents of Newcomerstown. The funds will be used to provide scholarships for local students, provide assistance for local families in need and award grants for projects and organizations that benefit the community. The Thomas R. Little Community Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been scholarships to local graduates since 2003.