Dennis Frey and Melody Bascom Frey Student Travel Grant Fund
A field of interest fund established by Dennis Frey and Melody Bascom Frey for providing financial support to individual students or a student group from Newark High School or Watkins Memorial High School for international travel.
and Melody Frey are passionate about traveling.
Dennis grew up in Newark and attended Newark High School.
Both worked in Licking County, Dennis with the Newark Police Department and Melody as a teacher for Southwest Licking Schools at Kirkersville Elementary.
After retirement, Dennis
and Melody increased their overseas travels.
Sergeant Dennis Frey and K-9 Bernie Frey Police Equipment Grant Fund
A field of interest fund established by Dennis Frey
to provide grants to any Licking County Law Enforcement Agency
to acquire dogs for K-9 units, finance specialized training, or to purchase equipment that will enrich the police agency and help serve the community.
The Frey brothers were active in numerous civic organizations and the Newark Police Department
Bernard started the K-9
assisted this unit in the early years, while Bernie continued to help with dog demonstrations and events even after his
Dennis participated in the Honor Guard and was Head of the Technical Accident Investigation Unit, chairman of the Building Committee, and Head of the Police Reserve Unit.