African American contributions to be honored in The Commons

The African American Fund of Bartholomew County will be hosting a new multimedia display in The Commons which starts Sunday and lasts through the end of the month.

The Soul of Philanthropy exhibit features displays of African American philanthropic contributions to the community. an opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at The Commons.

For the first week of August, the Columbus exhibit will be accompanied by a national traveling exhibit .

August is Black Philanthropy Month. More information on the national exhibit is available at

We will have more on this story tomorrow, including an interview with Tom Harmon, one of the founding members of the African American Fund of Bartholomew County.