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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Community Notes

Community Notes

Thursday, July 2

The Lamb Jam Music Festival scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2, in Linton's Humphreys Park is now accepting vendors with a focus on serving people. Lamb Jam, now in its fifth year, is seeking service-oriented vendors including social service agencies, those supporting various causes and ministries. Geared toward building Christian community, Lamb Jam features two days of Christian music for all ages, with free food, and a Sunday focus on gospel and praise and worship music. The festival will be located throughout the park on Saturday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Visit the Lamb Jam Festival online at www.lambjamfestival.com for more information and a vendor application form under the "Contacts" section.

There is a Summer Food Program taking place at the First Christian Church in Bloomfield. Children will receive a meal beginning on Monday, June 1 through Friday, July 31. Meals will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Jefferson St. and Spring St.

Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library main branch will have Preschool Patrol Storytime for ages 4-6 yrs. Thursday, July 2 at 10:30 a.m. Come in for stories, games and crafts.

Dugger Union Community School will hold sign ups for their Community Football League from 4 to 6 p.m. at the High School Field House. This is open to all Dugger and Non-Dugger students. For questions, call Coach Foli at (812) 249-1281.

Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have the "Country Classic Band" from 4 - 7 p.m. There will be food & drinks served for donations only. If there are any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934

Friday, July 3

The Beech Creek Township Eastern Fire Department at 4098 North State Road 43 in Solsberry will be having our annual fireworks display on July 3. Concessions open at 5 p.m. at the Fire Department. Entertainment is set to begin at 6 p.m. featuring Reese Tanner, Randy Cowden, Denny Lane, and Sheila Stevens and the Rodeo Monkeys. Fireworks are set to start at 10 p.m. Call the Fire Department at (812) 825-9969 with any questions.

The Linton-Stockton High School Class of 1957 will hold a reunion on July 3 at the Linton Elks. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 5:45 p.m. Anyone who would like to visit with the class is encouraged to join in. Any questions call Nancy Hiatt at (812) 847-2571 or Sue Eccles at (812) 384-6972.

The Linton-Stockton Class of 1954 will meet at the American Legion Park. Please send letters of intent to 126 9th Street, N.W. Street, Linton.

Dugger Union Community School will hold sign ups for their Community Football League from 4 to 6 p.m. at the High School Field House. This is open to all Dugger and Non-Dugger students. For questions, call Coach Foli at (812) 249-1281.

Enjoy an old fashioned biscuit and sausage gravy breakfast at the Jasonville Senior Citizens Center from 7 until 9:30 a.m. Other breakfast items and carry out are available.

The cutting edge art of Logan Wade will be on exhibit in the South East Gallery at the Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center with opening reception this Friday July 3rd from 5-7 p.m.

Saturday, July 4

The American Legion in Linton will have an Open House. Bingo will start at 6 p.m. The Valley Brothers will play from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m.

The VFW Post 7118 will have a Fish Fry beginning at 4 p.m. Cost is $6 per person and includes fish, baked beans, cole slaw, bread with butter, and desserts. The event is open to the public.

The Linton-Stockton High School class of 1990 will hold its 25th class reunion on July 4 at 5 p.m. at the Linton American Legion Park. All classmates are welcome.

The Crane VFW Post 9297 will hold an Open House on Saturday July 4th as part of their Annual Fireworks Display. Entertainment will begin at 6:00 pm with activities for all ages. Fireworks will start at 10:00 pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the show. For more information call (812) 854-7474.

Fireworks will take place at the Bloomfield Town Park at dusk.

The American Legion Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 4 at the American Legion Post #22. There will be an Open House, which will featuring the Valley Brothers Band from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Must be 18 years or older to attend.

July 5-9

Bloomfield 1st Baptist Church VBS will be held from Sunday, July 5 through Thursday, July 9th. It will last each night from 6-8:45 p.m. Camp Discovery: Jesus at work through us! 3 years old (with parent) thru 6th grade. Call 812-384-8459 with questions.

Sunday, July 5

The descendent's of George and Susan Frye will meet for the 48th reunion on Sunday, July 5 at the Worthington 1st Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, located on the corner of Dayton and Park Streets. There will be a pitch in meal beginning at 1 p.m.

The Hendricksville Area Association Monthly FundRaiser Breakfast will be Sunday, July 5, 7-10 a.m. at the Community Center, located on Highway 43 in Hendricksville. The Breakfast will benefit the Hendricksville Area Association for various community projects. Menu includes bacon, ham, sausage, eggs, omelets (no Western), biscuits and gravy, fried potatoes, pancakes, and french toast.

Tuesday, July 7

The Greene County Democrat Women's Club will meet at 6 p.m. on July 7 at the East Shelter House in Linton. This is not a dinner meeting. Desserts and soft drinks will be provided. Men and women welcome.

The Democrat Women's Club will meet on July 7 at 6 p.m. at the East Shelter House in the Humphreys Park. This is not a dinner meeting, but desserts and soft drinks will be provided. Men and women are both welcome.

The Dugger Union Community School Corporation will hold an Executive Session at 6:30 p.m. to receive information and interview prospective employees.

Wednesday, 8

The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Library Board will hold a meeting at 5 p.m.

Thursday, July 9

The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have there Monthly Pitch-in dinner and Bingo Meal at Noon and Bingo will be a 1 p.m. after lunch.

The Dugger Union Community School Corporation will hold an Executive Session at 6:30 p.m. to receive information and interview prospective employees.

The Greene County Sheriff's Merit Board will beet at 6 p.m. in the conference room at the Greene County Jail, located at 204 County Road 70 East at the east edge of Bloomfield.

There will be a SART meeting on July 9 at 3 p.m. at the Greene County Prosecutor's Office please. All SART members are urged to attend.

Saturday, July 11

The Furnace School Reunion will be Saturday, July 11 at the Mineral Community Building. There will be a carry-in lunch at noon. Drinks will be provided.

Open Class Fair entries are due between 9 a.m. and noon, judging will follow at noon.

Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have there Monthly Breakfast from 7 am- 9:30 am. We will be serving Sausage & Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy, Eggs, Coffee, Milk, Orange Juice for donations only. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934.

Monday, July 13

There will be an Open Class Fair Cooking Contest: Cooking with Bananas at 7 p.m.

The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have Otocate Hearing Center offering free hearing tests from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934

Tuesday, July 14

The Greene County Veterans' Council will meet at 7:30 pm at the American Legion Post #196 in Bloomfield.

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Bloomfield Chapter 847 will meet at the Casa Sevilla Mexican Restaurant on 231 South, Bloomfield. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the business meeting will follow at 12:30. The speakers will be from the Glenburn Home, Linton. All Federal employees, retirees and spouses are welcome.

Thursday, July 16

Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have the "Country Classic Band" from 4 - 7 p.m. There will be food drinks served for donations only. If there are any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934

Friday, July 17

Open Class Fair entries will be released between 9-11 a.m.

Saturday, July 18

The Barker reunion will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Odon Lion's Club at noon. Please bring table service and a covered dish. Friends of the family are welcome too.

The Burch Brush Arbor Reunion will be held at the Little Cincinnati Christian Church, located on Highway 54. Prayer and lunch will begin around 12:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish or two to share, along with photos and memories.

The Trinity Springs School Reunion will be at the Golden Correl at Bedford. All graduates, classmates, and guests are welcome. Dinner will be served at noon.

Sunday, July 19

The Johnson Family reunion will be the third Sunday in July, at the Odon Park white Floral building. All descendants of Hiram and Lucinda Johnson; branches including, Rolland Johnson's, Faye Harp's, William & Nettie Johnson's, The Bissey's, Cunningham's, Farren's, Bennet's , and other branches. Families and friends are welcome. Building opens at 11:30 a.m. Bring side dish to share and if you wish an auction item to donate. Pitch-in Lunch with meats and drinks provided at 12:45 p.m. Live auction, games, door prizes to follow. All welcome.

The Blanton Reunion will be July 19 at the East Shelter House in the Linton Humphreys Park. Food will be served at 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

The Linton-Stockton Class of 1975 will hold a 40th Reunion. They will have live music, food, and good times with old friends. The event will take place on Saturday, September 5 at the Roy Clark Building, located beside the pool in the Linton Humphreys Park. The reunion will begin at noon and will run through the rest of the night. Cost is $20 per person or $25 per couple. Money can be sent to Ken Fordyce at 467 13th N.W. Street, Linton, IN, 47441 or drop off at Diane's Paint and Wallpaper across from Casey's Gas Station in Linton.

Ongoing Events

The Worthington Senior Citizens Center holds a breakfast on the second Thursday of every month from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. On the Last Wednesday of every month there is a pitch-in lunch.

Eastern Heights Utilities, Inc. would like to inform their customers of the availability of the 2015 CCR brochure. This brochure is designed to keep customers informed about their water utility and the quality of their drinking water over the past year. This report is available in the Eastern Heights Office, located at 316 North Washington Street in Bloomfield.

Newark Lighthouse Church holds a movie night on the last Tuesday of every month.

The Lyons Senior Citizen center would like to invite everyone to come and check out the center. They have lunch at Noon, Bingo on Mondays at 1 p.m. after lunch. There is also Bingo on the 1st and 2nd Thursdays and on the 2nd Thursday there is a Pitch in. They have Euchre games before lunch and sometimes after lunch. There are a lot of other things we do so you don't want to miss out. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England, Director at 812-384-7934

The Newberry Festival is looking for vendors, Little Mister & Little Miss contestants, Cruise - in Car Show entries and parade entries. The dates for the Festival are Aug 21 - 22. Friday hours are 12 to 10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. For more information, call (812) 381-0193, email jkbm2385@yahoo.com or visit facebook.com/newberryfestival online.

Bloomfield's Enhance Fitness class is welcoming new participants. Classes are held at the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and taught by Darlene Jolley. The class is open to men and women and consists of low impact exercise to oldies music and takes place from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. No additional equipment is needed but a donation of $1.50 is required. Yoga classes are also available at 9:30 a.m. A mat is required along with a $5 donation.

The Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors has altered their meeting times. They will meet in the conference room at the USDA Building in Bloomfield on the first Tuesday of each month. November through March, the meeting will begin at 7 a.m. April to October the meeting will begin at 6 a.m.

Worthington-Jefferson School Directories are available for sale for $15.00. Call Jan at (812) 821-1217 to request one.

The Lyons Senior Citizen Center has BINGO every Monday at 1 p.m. and on the 1st Thursday and the 2nd Thursday of each month. There will be a pitch in lunch before each 2nd Thursday. Please bring a covered dish.

Generations is offering Enhance Fitness classes three times a week at the Glenburn's William T. Murphy Center in Linton: Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Fridays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. These classes help older adults increase their strength and improve their balance and flexibility. Call Sandy Carpenter at (812) 381-0441 or Alma Kramer at 1-800-742-9002 for more details.

During the renovation of the Community Building at the 4H Fairgrounds, the Greene County Foundation Office will be temporarily moved into the portable units at the east end of the parking lot at the White River Valley High School located on Hwy 54 in Switz City. They will be in building 3 and can be reached via phone at (812) 659-3142.

The Worthington Lions Club meetings will now be held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building (Town Hall) in Worthington. New and old members are welcome.

Bingo at the American Legion in Worthington is on Fridays. Doors open at 4 p.m. with games at 6:15 p.m. This is open to the public. Cost is $20 for 15 regular games. Additional games played at additional cost. All proceeds go to the Worthington American Legion Auxiliary. This event is non-smoking with breaks made for smokers to go to designated areas.

The Bloomfield Public Library is establishing a bulletin board to be a central spot to look for local job listings and they hope to include any job openings that are within walking distance of Bloomfield town. If area businesses will notify the library when they have an opening, a flyer will be created for them and posted on the bulletin board. For more information, call Tasha Hudson at the library at 384-4125.

Monthly Lyons Veterans Memorial Committee meetings are on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Lyons United Methodist Church.

The Worthington Senior Citizens Center located downtown on N. Commercial St. in Worthington hosts an evening of euchre every Tuesday evening starting at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the center at 875-2525.

The National Guard Grandmother's Club meets the first Monday of each month at 2 p.m. at the VFW Lodge in Linton.

The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library provides free delivery of materials to any homebound patron living within the service district which includes residents of Richland, Beech Creek, Highland, Center, Taylor and Jackson Townships. Permanent or temporary homebound patrons are encouraged to contact the library at 384-4125 to begin delivery service.

Alanon Family Group meetings are on Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Linton Church of Christ, 4th St. in Linton.

Bloomfield American Legion Memorial Post No. 196 hosts Bingo every Thursday night at 5 p.m., with winner take all.

The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 7118 of Linton meets the first Monday of each month.

The Alzheimer's Support Group meets the first Monday of each month at the Switz City Christian Church at 6 p.m. If you have any questions please call Linda at 798-1589.

Meals on Wheels is now available at the Lyons Senior Citizens Center starting at 11:30 a.m. Please call 847-3509 the day before you plan to attend. For those who are homebound and need meals delivered, call 2-1-1 or 1-800-742-9002.

The Lyons Community Food Pantry at 150 East Broad Street (the old fire station) will be open from 4-5:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month, and the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The pantry serves zip codes 47443 and 47465.

Lebanon Baptist Food Pantry will only be open on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m.

The Pleasantville United Methodist Church food pantry is now open on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 10:30 a.m. - noon.

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Support Group: Those with ALS and their loved ones are invited to attend the ALS Association's monthly support group meeting on the second Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. Location: Comfort Keepers, 4101 E. 3rd St., Bloomington. For more information, contact Leah Iversen at 812-361-9047.