Sports Legends of Woodland to be discussed

DAYTON — Friendship Village will host Angie Hoschouer of Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum who will discuss the Sports Legends of the Dayton area buried at Woodland.

The public is invited on November 1at 1:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Friendship Village convocation room.

Everyone loves a good sports story and there are plenty with these legends resting at Woodland: Sprint car racer, Johnny Shackleford; inventor of the metal baseball bat, William Shroyer; founder of McGregor Golf Club Co., Ziba Crawford; cyclist and race car driver, Earl Kiser; UD Basketball Coach, Tom Blackburn; former Harlem Globetrotter, Al Tucker, Sr.; 1936 silver Medalist in High Jump, David Albritton and UD and NBA basketball player, Donald E. Smith, plus many more.

Visitors may enter at the main entrance door No. 1. Friendship Village is located at 5790 Denlinger Rd., Dayton. For more information call Pam Hall at 937-837-5581 ext 1269.

Staff Report

Reach Frienship Village at (937) 837-5581.