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Charity event in Delphos gives more than $300,000

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Nearly 30 Delphos area charities and schools receiving funds from the Deinstberger Foundation. Nearly 30 Delphos area charities and schools receiving funds from the Deinstberger Foundation.

The annual meeting of the Arnold. C. Dienstberger Foundation taking place in Delphos Tuesday evening.

It was the latest gathering for an event which has turned into a sort of holiday tradition. Nearly 30 Delphos area charities and schools receiving funds from the Dienstberger Foundation. Each year the foundation divides a generous gift among these organizations. This year, the foundation is giving over $300,000 to the community groups. The money comes from the proceeds of investments that followed the sale of a pair of area nursing homes.

"First year it was right around $68,000. This year we will match the most that we've given and it's $320,000 that will be given tonight, last year we did the same amount and back in 2012, we gave the same amount as well. All total since 1998, we the Dienstberger board has given back to the community a little over 5.2 million dollars," said Rick Miller, Dienstberger Foundation Board Member.

The recipients of this year's funding, gathered Tuesday evening at the Delphos Club, to take part in the presentation of the funds.

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