NEW PHILADELPHIA -- Members of the Leadership Tuscarawas Class of 2012 have selected "Hunt for Hunger" as its class project. They are in the process of organizing a food drive and scavenger hunt to benefit the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kent State Tuscarawas campus. Non-perishable and monetary donations will be collected and directly benefit food pantries in the Tuscarawas County community. For information on the Hunt for Hunger, visit Donations may also be made at or by calling 330-535-6900.

The Mission of Leadership Tuscarawas is to develop passionate, visionary leaders to strengthen the community. Preparing for its ninth year, the program is designed to build leadership skills, create awareness of community needs and provide hands-on training, experience and problem solving within a diverse group of community leaders.

Leadership Tuscarawas is now accepting applications for the 2013 class. Applications are available online at, or by emailing Lynn Angelozzi at, or by calling 330-340-5105.