Our February Chamber Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at noon at Monical’s Pizza.
Our speaker for this meeting will be Bob White from the state Farm Bureau office. We encourage all members to join us to hear Mr. White. As a reminder, we will need your RSVP for this meeting so we can have Monical’s adequately prepare. You can email the Chamber office at firstname.lastname@example.org or register online at http://members.lintonchamber.org/events/details/chamber-meeting-8.
Our March Chamber Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 23 at 5:30 p.m. at Greene County General Hospital’s Conference Room. We will be conducting training for our members on new features available to you through our website. Watch for additional information in the upcoming weeks.
Join us in welcoming new member The Store to the Chamber. Owned by Carrie Taylor, they are located at 1229 A Street. This is a year round yard sale offering new and gently used retails items, Tupperware and crafts. Be sure the like their Facebook page.
The Chamber is once again promoting Greene County at the Indy Boat, Sport and Travel Show. If you plan to visit the show this year, be sure to stop by the Chamber booth located in the Champions Pavilion and say hello to our volunteers working. Our many volunteers will be there through February 26.
Chamber Day at the Statehouse: Chamber Members. Mark your calendar and plan to participate in ICEA’s Chamber Day at the Statehouse on Tuesday, March 14. Lunch will be at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Indy. Following lunch the group will visit the Statehouse. The cost is $40 per member. You can register online at http://members.lintonchamber.org/events/details/chamber-day-at-the-state-house-1... or contact the Chamber office. Deadline to register is March 1.
This year’s Marsh Madness is quickly approaching. This year’s event kicks off at the Linton Elks Lodge on Friday, March 3. The balance of the activities and tours are on Saturday, March 4. For a list of all the activities and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.friendsofgoosepond.org/marsh-madness/.
The Hamilton Center has job opening available in Greene County. Full-time Care Managers positions are open in both Bloomfield and Linton. The qualified care manager should possess a degree in a human services related field with a minimum of one-year experience. Starting salaries for full time care managers range from $28,000-$35,000 annually. The qualified candidate provides individualized and medically necessary case management services on behalf of consumers and skills training directly to consumers. This includes direct assistance in gaining access to services, coordination of care, oversight of the entire case, and linkage to appropriate services. They are also seeking full-time therapists. Salaries range from $37,500- $53,000 annually and are commensurate with experience. Therapists are provided supervision towards licensure, continued education opportunities, and potential student loan reimbursement. A qualified candidate must conduct initial evaluation and client intake interviews; assess client’s presenting problems and formulate diagnosis. Develop, implement and modify, as necessary, client treatment plans. Carry out case management services related to clients’ treatment. Maintain an active caseload, providing individual, group, family, marital, child, and adjunctive therapies as needed and within area of expertise and limits of credentials. This position requires a Master’s degree in a mental health field. Licensure in State of Indiana preferred. To apply: www.hamiltoncenter.org/employment.
Greene County Foundation and Greene County General Hospital Foundation will be hosting their Laughter is the Best Medicine: a Benefit Gala on Friday, February 24. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $65 per couple. Comedian John Branyan will begin his performance at 6:30 p.m. For complete details, including silent auction information and cash raffle tickets, http://www.greenecountyfoundation.org/
Brinson Family Chiropractic has several specials for February. $49 New patient exam, 50 percent of proceeds go to the Humane Society of Sullivan County ($24.50); 10 percent off of fish oil supplements; 10 percent off of vitamin D. February 28 is World Spay Day. All month long we will be taking half of the cost of a new patient exam to help alleviate the costs of spaying and neutering at the Humane Society of Sullivan County. Additionally, we will be accepting monetary and supply donations. Supplies needed are: food, treats, paper towels, beds, towels, blankets, orange antibacterial soap, bleach and Dawn dish soap.
Glenburn Community Center has announced their upcoming day trips. Feb. 22 they will make a trip to Beef & Boards Dinner Theater to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. April 27 they will be visiting the Azalea Path Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and Broadway House Bistro. June 23 is a trip to the Belle of Louisville and Conrad-Caldwell House. August 17 is a visit to the Newport, KY Aquarium. For more information call Deena at 812.847.3509.
Home Instead offers free monthly educational programs for senior care professionals (and others who may be interested). FREE CEUs (Continuing Education Units) are offered for these web-based programs. The program has been adapted for accreditation in cooperation with the American Society on Aging. CEUs are available for 60 days following each of the live events for social workers, case managers, senior advisors, dementia practitioners and long term care administrators. The courses, which began in 2010, are offered compliments of the Home Instead Senior Care network so there is no cost for the CEUs. Click on the titles to view the CEU courses that are currently available: Until February 7, 2017 Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors. Click Here to see the other upcoming webinars for 2017.
WTWO is offering a Shop Local advertising opportunity for 2017. If you have an interest in participating in their Shop Local opportunity highlighting Linton, contact Lindsey Hunter at email@example.com.
Beginning in January 2017, Greene County General Hospital will be offering monthly CPR classes to anyone in the community who would like to become CPR certified or would like to renew their CPR certification. First Aid classes will also be available. Please call Julie Collins at 812-847-5239 for more information.
WestGate Academy continues to offer a series of workshops by Mary Romeo. The link to review this second set of workshops is http://westgatecrane.com/thelockandkey/. In addition, Kim Frazier, STIMULUS Engineering Director of Business Development, will be offering 5 different trainings. To review the calendar, click here: http://www.stimulusengineering.com/training/
Monday: 6:30 p.m. – Smoking cessation class at Greene County General Hospital
Mon-Thursday: 4-Close: Sportsman’s Pub $9.99 8 oz NY Strip special
Tuesday’s: 4 p.m. – K-5th Magic Tree House Club at Linton Public Library
Tuesday’s: 5 p.m. – VFW Taco Tuesday
Wednesday’s: Noon – Wellness Wednesday at WestGate Academy w/Greene County General Hospital
Wednesday’s: 5:15 pm – Yoga at Greene County General Hospital conference room - $5
Thursday: 5:30 pm – Aerobics at Greene County General Hospital conference room – donation based
Thursday: 6 p.m.: Glenburn Griefshare seminar/support
Friday’s: 9:30 a.m.: Yoga at Linton Public Library with Leah Gray