Our June meeting will be Tuesday, June 21 at Pleasant Grove Farm south of Linton in the Goose Pond FWA. Our June speaker will be Mayor John Wilkes. Baesler's Market will be catering our meal. Cost will be $10 per person.
We will not be meeting in July. Our August meeting is set for Tuesday, August 16 with Congressman Bucshon as our speaker. As a reminder, our meetings are open to all Chamber members and their guests.
We are pleased to announce that we have a new member. American Excavating, LLC recently joined the LSCC. They are located at 11673 E. State Rd 54 in Bloomfield. The business is owned by Joni James. A family owned business, they offer all types of excavation including grading, demolition, land clearing. To contact American Excavation for your needs, you can reach them at 812-327-9758 or 812-360-9010. Their email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit their web page at www.americanexcavatingllc.com to review a complete list of services.
We are on countdown to the Linton Freedom Festival Independence Day Parade. Do you have your parade entry in yet? Our theme for 2016 is Hoosier Heroes. Parade forms are available at the Chamber office or at www.lintonfreedomfestival.org.
To assist you with your float decorations, Evans Decorator's in Brazil, are ready to assist you. You can contact them at 888-446-7621 or visit their website at www.paradefloatstuff.com.
Congratulations to Makayla Fulton, our 2016 Freedom Festival Queen and to Crislyn Woods our 2016 Freedom Festival Princess. They were crowned on June 4. Hunter House was the first runner up in the Queen competition and Brooklyn Hoffeditz was the first runner up in the Princess competition. These four young ladies will be representing the Freedom Festival during the month of June at our many activities.
Our first Colors of Freedom Fun Run was last Friday at Humphreys Park. We want to thank everyone who participated in this event. What a great time! We want to thank Artisan Electronics, City Pest Control, Greene County General Hospital, Greene County Daily World and JSeven Sports Grille for sponsoring color stations for the evening.
We also want to thank the following sponsors who helped make this a successful event: Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home, BloomBank, Crane Credit Union, Dever Distributing/Michelob Ultra, Greene County Health, Linton Sporting Goods, MainSource Bank, Orscheln Farm & Home, PACE, Patrick's Restaurant and Bowl, The Original Company, Quality Refrigeration, State Farm Insurance Tracy D. Keen. We also would like to extend our appreciation to the Linton Fire Department, the LSHS Cheerleaders, JimDanDee DJ Service and the City of Linton.
June 25 kicks off our week long Freedom Festival activities with the Car Show in Humphreys Park. Cars will begin registering at 9 a.m. and the show will conclude around 3 p.m.
The Little Miss Sparkler/Mr. Firecracker and Baby Freedom contests begin at 6:30 p.m. in Humphreys Park. Anyone wishing to participate in this competition must pre-register by noon on Friday, June 24 There will be no registrations at the door.
Following the Little Miss/Mr/Baby contests, we will have our annual karaoke contests. Cash prizes are awarded to the top two finalists in ages 16 and under and 17 and over. Register with the DJ the evening of the event.
June 26 will feature Adam Crabb in concert at 7 p.m. This is sponsored by Linton Assembly of God. It is recommended to arrive early to get a great place in the lawn.
Two LSCC members, The Greene County Daily World and Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC, will highlight members of our community who are making a difference in our lives. GCDW readers are being asked to nominate someone you feel has made a difference in our community. Forms are due to the GCDW on or before 5 p.m. July 29.
Glenbun Home will be a meeting location for Griefshare grief recovery seminar and support. Griefshare will meet each Friday at 6-7:30 p.m., starting June 17, 2016.
Griefshare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Is This Normal?" "The Challenges of Grief," "Grief and Your Relationships," "Why?" and 'Guilt and Anger." For more information, call Cindy Buskirk or Le Ann Petit at 812-847-2221.
Linton VFW will be hosting a Parking Lot Party on Saturday, July 2. Fun kicks off at 4 p.m. with bands and a half chicken dinner with sides and desserts for $10. For more information, call 812-847-9016.
Shawnee Theater will be kicked off its 2016 season on June 16. To get tickets for this and all shows this season, visit http://shawneetheatre.org/ticket-info/
Hamilton Center will be hosting their Diversity Walk on June 25 at 8:30 a.m.. This is a free event.
Civitan has its annual July 4 Breakfast tickets on sale. Advance adult tickets are $6 per person and available at Smith Printing, Correll's LP and Linton Family Pharmacy.
Crane Credit Union offers a group trip for members and their guests to New York City for August 27-30, 2016. The four day trip will be escorted by a local travel professional and includes nonstop flights/first class accommodations in midtown Manhattan/a Broadway play/two tours/72-hr. hop on/off tours/museum and attraction admissions/dinner at the city's only rooftop revolving restaurant and more. Availability is limited. For more information on this or other trips, visit the Crane Credit Union's website at www.cranecu.org, call 812-279-3935 or email at email@example.com.
Mon-Thursday: 4:00-Close: Sportsman's Pub $9.99 8 oz NY Strip special
Mon-Friday: 11:00 AM -- 2:00 PM -- J Seven Pick 2 Lunch Special - $6.45 (flyer attached)
Tuesday's: 11:00 AM -- 3:00 PM: Daily Dish Taco Tuesday
Tuesday's: 5:00-8:00 PM: Linton VFW Taco Tuesday
Wednesday's: Noon -- Wellness Wednesday at WestGate Academy w/Greene County General Hospital
Wednesday's: 2:00-Close: Linton Moose Lodge Hamburgers & Fries
Thursday's: Wring's Smokehouse TBT (Throw Back Thursday) comfort food specials
Friday's: 6:00 PM: Glenburn Griefshare seminar/support
Saturday's: 9:00 AM -- Linton Farmer's Market