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Dear Columbus Academy Families,


The entire Columbus Academy community is invited to the 40th Annual Charlie David Dinner, hosted by PACA, on Friday, October 14, from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at our dining hall, patio and Lazarus Courtyard.

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Meal tickets for the event are $10 for kids under 10-years-old and $20 for everyone else. Each ticket includes one meal from any of the food trucks on site that evening including Broke Johnny, The Cheesy Truck, City Barbeque, Dos Hermanos, Paddy Wagon, Seven Little Sliders and Zaki Grill.


Please consider volunteering to help PACA make the 2022 Charlie David Dinner a success by clicking here. Upper-schoolers will also be on hand with fun activities and games for younger kids to play while waiting for kickoff of the varsity football game against archrival Bexley!


Can’t attend? You can still help support our 66 sports teams in grades 6-12 by purchasing a sponsorship at various levels and/or for a team of your choice. There are also “Fulfill a Wish” opportunities to help provide for more specific team requests. Go to to purchase meal tickets and sponsorships. For more about the history of the Charlie David Dinner, click here

PACA is also collecting donations for this year’s gift card tree at the Charlie David Dinner. To ensure everyone’s a winner, we’re looking for donations of gift cards starting at $25 denominations. There are three easy options to donate: virtually by visiting (select your card and amount and email to, drop off via backpack express or stop by Hondros Field every Friday morning from 7:45-8:30 a.m. until October 14.