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Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Community Notes

Community Notes

Tuesday, September 30

* The Greene County Republican Women's Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Bloomfield Community (Jaycee) Building. Please bring a dish to share. All are welcome.

* The Bloomfield Public Library will be having a Paper Craft Night at 6:30 p.m. They will be making Curly Birds.

September 29 - October 5

* There will be an Old Fashioned Tent Revival at the Hymera School Grove each evening at 7 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 5. The event will feature Evangelist Dr. Stuart Snow. Turn North at the Marathon gas station in Hymera.

Thursday, October 2

* The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have "The Country Classic Band" from 5 - 8 pm. We will be serving Chilli, Deserts, Soda, Tea or Lemon Aid for donations only. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934.

* The Greene County Right to Life will hold their monthly meeting on at 7:00 PM at the Greene County General Hospital conference room. We will meet before the meeting at 6:00 for dinner and fellowship in the hospital cafeteria.

The main fundraiser for the GCRTL is a dinner to be held on October 18, 2014 at 6:30 at the Knights of Columbus in Linton. The speaker is Dr. Grant Clark of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Clark is a reformed abortionist and will tell his story of how God changed his life. Tickets may be obtained by calling Joyce at 384-4244 for a donation of $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children under 12.

* The Greene County Master Gardener Association will have their October 2 meeting at the Prairie Chapel Church on State Road 57, 3.7 mi. south of the junction of Hwy 54 and 57. at 7:00 p.m. Bring a fall flower arrangement for judging. If you have any questions, please call 812-847-9892.

Friday, October 3

* The Linton-Stockton High School Class of 2016 will be hosting their annual chili supper in the High School auditeria from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. to raise money for the junior class prom. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children ages three to twelve and can be purchased at the door.

* The Apple Festival Kick-Off Pancake Breakfast will start serving at 6 a.m. at the Bloomfield Park Lower Shelter House. The event is sponsored by the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, and drinks will be served for $5. Carry out is available.

* The Greene County Shrine Club will be having a been n noodle dinner at 6 p.m. The public is welcome. Please come out and join us.

Saturday, October 4

* There will be a Fish Fry at the Legion Park from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Early bird members are free and the public is invited for $6. The Valley Brothers Band will perform from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Bingo will start at 6 p.m.

* The Greene County Shrine Club will be having a charity ride. All bikes are welcome. The Ride will begin and end at the Shrine Club. Registration will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. All bikes will return by 5 p.m. Music and food will be provided. For more information, contact Eric Carpenter at (812) 699-0631.

* Bloomfield First Baptist Church will be offering a booth at the Apple Festival as a station for writing letters of encouragement to US military personnel around the world. Everyone is welcome to stop by and write a short note to thank these men and women for their service to our country.

* The 2014 Bloomfield Apple Festival 5K, featuring a 5K run, 5K Competitive Walk, and a Non-Competitive

Fun Walk will be held at the Bloomfield Public Library on Saturday, October 4. All race activities begin

and end at the library on 125 S. Franklin Street. For a $3.00 fee, shower facilities will be available at the high school following the awards presentation. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. 5K Run/Walk begins at 9am. Awards will be given immediately following race.Questions may be directed to Kris Jarman 812-325-1998 or email Kris_jarman@baxter.com

* The Linton-Stockton High School Class of 1999 will hold their fifteen year reunion at the home of Derek and Jessica McKee. For reservations or more information, call (812) 890-8796. Cost is $15 per person.

Thursday, October 9

* The regular monthly meeting of the Greene County Sheriff's Merit Board will meet 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.* The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have their Pitch - in lunch with BINGO at 1 pm. Bring your covered dish and enjoy the day.

* The Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce will host a fish fry from 4 -- 7:30 p.m. at the Roy Clark Community Building in

Humphreys Park. Adults are $7.00 and children (age 11 and under) just $4.00 if purchased in advance. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce office at 159 1st Street NW, Linton. Tickets are available at the door for $8.00 (adults) and $5.00 (children).

Meal includes fish, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert and drink.

Proceeds will benefit the Linton Freedom Festival and Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce. For more information call (812) 847-4846

Friday, October 10

* Come spend the weekend at Beechwood Lake Chritian Camp. The "Manna Mania" Family Camp will start with supper Friday night at 6 p.m., services will follow at 8 p.m. Saturday, there will be speakers and singers all day. The weekend will end with lunch on Sunday. The cost is $10 per person or $25 per family. Send your name, phone number, and address to: Family Camp, 3523 E Beech Wood Lake Rd., Bloomfield, Ind. 47424 or call (812) 825-7770 or email aim4Jesus@newadventures.org You may stay in a cabin or bring a tent or camper.* The Bloomfield First Baptist Church would like to invite all children ages 3-6th grade to attend The Jesus Tour at 6:30 PM. Children age 3 are asked to have a parent stay with them. Registration begins at 6:10 PM and pick up is at 8:30 PM. All children who attended last month are asked to wear their t-shirts. First time attendees will receive a t-shirt at registration. Dinner is served at 6:30 PM. Please call the church at 384-8459 for any questions.

* The Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a rummage sale at 1759 SR 54 in Linton from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. One-third of the proceeds will be donated to utilities assistance through Son Ministries. Contact (812) 847-7449 or (812) 665-2175 for information.

Saturday, October 11

* The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have their Breakfast from 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. The meal will consist of Sausage, Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy, Eggs, Coffee, Milk or Orange Juice for donations only.

* Greene County Coin Club will hold it's annual coin show at the Bloomfield Community Building (the old J-cee's) on Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Any question, please call 384-8516

* The Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum will be holding a Photography Workshop. The class will begin at 10 a.m. and students will learn to shoot photos through the changing light conditions throughout the day. Students will dump images and learn how to edit them with the instructor. Any digital camera will work for the class. Registration is $37.50 and can be done online at www.SculptureTrails.com. If you need to pay by check, call (859) 619-8891 to make a reservations. Space is limited to 20 people.

* The Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a rummage sale at 1759 SR 54 in Linton from 9 a.m. until noon. One-third of the proceeds will be donated to utilities assistance through Son Ministries. Contact (812) 847-7449 or (812) 665-2175 for information.

Sunday, October 12

* The Bethany Christian Church is having a Rock Solid Revival with Tom and Beth Weaver. Sunday morning services start at 9:30 a.m. with worship at 10:30. The revival starts at 6 p.m. with a meal afterwards. Monday through Thursday the revival will start at 7 p.m. with refreshments afterwards. For more information, call (812) 825-7770 or (812) 384-4993. There will be singing with Kenny Melton and other special singers.

* The Pruett and Bowersock reunion will be held at the Worthington Park in the Community Building. Dinner will be served at 12:30 p.m.

* The Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum will be holding a Photography Workshop. The class will begin at 10 a.m. and students will learn to shoot photos through the changing light conditions throughout the day. Students will dump images and learn how to edit them with the instructor. Any digital camera will work for the class. Registration is $37.50 and can be done online at www.SculptureTrails.com. If you need to pay by check, call (859) 619-8891 to make a reservations. Space is limited to 20 people.

Monday, October 13

* The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have the Nurse from Good Samaratin Hospital to give Flu Shots from 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Bring your Insurance Cards, Medicare or Medicaid cards. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934.

Thursday, October 16

* The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have "The Country Classic Band" from 5 - 8 pm. We will be serving Potato Soup, Deserts, Soda, Tea or Lemon Aid for donations only. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934.

Saturday, October 18

* There will be a Firefighter Chicken Noodle Dinner from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Bloomfield Fire Station for donations only. Delivery within Bloomfield City Limits will be available. Event may end early if soup runs out. For more information, call (812) 384-4993.

* There will be an Annual Chili Cook-Off at the Hendricksville Area Community Center, Hwy. 43, Hendricksville, In. Enter your favorite chili for judging. There will be two categories, one for mild and one for hot. Judging will take place form 3 until 4 p.m. Food will be served from 4 until 7:30 p.m. Chili, grilled cheese, hot dogs and desserts will be served. There will be live music from 5:00 -7:30 by Hole in the Wall Gang consisting of: Ron Adamson, Cole Chitwood, Gary Eads, Kevin Hirth, Faron Livingston and Sheriff Terry Pierce.

* The Liberty Church of Christ, located at 12884 E. McVille Road in Solsberry, is hosting their Fall Clothing Giveaway from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Everything is free and everyone is welcome. There will be clothes, coats, shoes, toys, linens, and household items. Free refreshments will also be served.

* There will be a Cycling for Parkinson at the Worthington City Park. Registration can be done in advance by visiting http://www.truesport.com/index.php/event.... Those who register by October 12 will receive a free t-shirt. There will be a 50 mile ride at 10 a.m., a 20 mile ride at 10:30 a.m. and a 10 mile ride at 11 a.m. A 3k Walk will also kick off at 11 a.m. and food and entertainment will follow. The event is being held in memory of Bill and Darrell Dunigan. For more information, email duniganbike@gmail.com.

Saturday, October 25

* There will be a Fundraiser for the Four Rivers Consumers at the Lyons American Legion. Proceeds will go toward the Four Rivers Consumers Christmas Festivities. This event will include: Hot Dog Chili Dinner, desserts and beverages (4:00 - 6:00pm), Auction (7:00pm) - Many items donated from Greene County area businesses, Raffle, Elvis Impersonator (5:00 - 6:00 pm), Notorious Betty Band (9:00 - ?? pm). For more information on Four Rivers visit: https://www.frrs.org/.

* The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have a second Monthly Breakfast from 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. The meal is Sausage, Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy, Eggs, Coffee, Milk or Orange Juice for donations only. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934.

* The Sculpture Trails and Outdoor Museum is teaming up with the Greene County Humane Society to host the first annual Tails and Trails 3k Dog Walk. The event will be held at the Sculpture Trails located at 6764 N Tree Farm Road in Solsberry. Owners and their dogs are all welcome to come out and walk the trails. Admission is free but those who donate will receive a cast iron puppy paw print. All proceeds will benefit the Greene County Humane Society and the Sculpture Trails Artist in Residence Program. For more information visit www.sculpturetrails.com or call 859-619-8891.

* The Eastern Greene Class of 1979 will be getting together at the Casa Sevilla in Bloomfield at 7 p.m.

Sunday, October 26

* The Mineral United Methodist Church will be celebrating their 125th Anniversary with a Pitch-In Luncheon at the Community Building at noon. Drinks and Tableware will be provided. At 1p.m. there will be an Anniversary Program in the Church. Entertainment will be provided by BC Bluegrass Band. We look forward to seeing you, and hearing about your historical ties to Mineral! Bring your family, a side dish, and enjoy a walk down memory lane!

Ongoing Events

* The Bloomfield Public Library will read stories, sing songs, and do crafts for children 2 to 3 years every Wednesday 10:30 a.m. from September 15 through October 22. If the Bloomfield School District is closed, storytime will be cancelled.

* The Bloomfield Public Library is looking for a new logo and wants you to be a part of the design process. You can help by deciding how the name should be presented, what colors should be used, and what graphics you think represent the library. Turn in suggestions at the adult desk or email them to bloomfield@bloomfield.lib.in.us

* The Bloomfield Public Library will be having a Preschool Story Time every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Every week we will read stories, sing songs, do crafts, and have a scavenger hunt. The event is for children ages 4 to 6. If the Bloomfield School District closes for Winter Weather, storytime will be cancelled.

* Any child ages 0 to 5 may sign up to receive a "100 Books Before Kindergarten" notebook. Prizes are received as the child records how many books they've read. Check at the children's desk of the library for more details.

* Parkview Diner, located on Hwy 54 in Linton, will be having an all-you-can eat fish, chips, and pups including a drink for $11.50 every Friday beginning on September 5.

* From now until September 30, if you have Energizing Indiana complete an energy assessment of your home $25 will be donated to the Linton Community Development Corporation for their local programming. This offer applies to all Indiana Residents who are customers of the Linton Municipal Utilities or Duke Energy. Sign up must be done online at http://lintoncdc.org/home-energy/ to receive funding.

* The Bloomfield First Baptist Church is inviting all children ages 3 through 6th grade to travel with them on the Jesus Tour held on the 2nd Friday of each month at 6:30 p.m. and registration at 6:10 p.m. The evening will begin with dinner, followed by Jesus Bible stories, carnival games, a bounce house, music, and fun. All children will receive a T-shirt at their first registration. Children age 3 must have a parent stay with them. Please call the church at (812) 384-8459 with any questions.

* 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. This new location will be in business as of August 25.

* The Bloomfield High School Class of 2016 Parent Group is seeking sponsors for pocket and wall calendars that will be sold to raise money for the Spring Post Prom. Space is limited to 54 business cards, so place your order early. Sponsors will receive a free pocket or wall calendar. Businesses can also be listed in the pocket and wall directories only without a "business card" advertisement. Checks should be made payable to the Bloomfield Class of 2016 and can be mailed to 5008 East Sylvania Road, Bloomfield, IN 47424. If you have questions, please call Marie Hasler at (812) 384-0132 or (812) 384-6053.

* The Millstone Weber, LLC plans to close Black Ankle Road (Greene CR 600E) 0.7 miles south of Mineral-Koleen Road beginning on September 2 in conjunction with the I-69 project. The closure will last approximately two to three months. Through traffic will not be able to travel between Mineral-Koleen Road and Smith Road (Greene CR 450S) during this closure.

* Rediscover Downtown Linton is sponsoring a Festival of Scarecrows for the 2014 Linton Fall Arts Festival. Scarecrow displays will be available for voting from September 1 until September 20 at various businesses throughout Downtown Linton. The winners will be announce on the 20 and the winners "votes" will be donated to the business' selected charity. Awards will also be available for Mayor's Choice, Chamber President's Choice, and Carnegie Board Choice. For more information or to sign up call (812) 847-4846 or (812) 847-9950 or visit online at www.LintonChamber.org or Facebook.com/LintonFallArtsFestival.com

* There will be a practical guide to running or walking and a 12-week training plan aimed at completing a 5k or 1 mile run while maintaining a Christian focus. Meetings will be on Thursdays starting on August 14 at 6 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Linton. For more information, call Pastor Doris Sparks at 812-699-9372 or like the "Run for God Linton" Facebook Page.

* Applications for college scholarships for graduates of Union High School are now available at the Dugger Post Office, Dugger City Hall, and Dugger Bank. Up to $5,000 will be awarded to students at the UHS alumni homecoming dinner on September 27th at the Dugger school gym for the Bill D. Aydelotte, Edna Coyner, and C.W. Stegemoller scholarships. Students applying for a 2015 scholarship must be a resident of Cass or Jefferson Township of Sullivan County and a graduate of any high school in Indiana. These funds are invested with the Lilly Foundation and only the interest is awarded each year. Donations are always welcome.

* The Saron Church, 440 1st St. N.E., will be having a weekly DivorceCare support group for people who are separated or divorced. The sessions will be on Sundays from 1 - 3 p.m. starting on August 17. The cost is $20 for the entire 13 week series. Call 812-847-4911 for more information.

* Widow's Mite Experience will host a "Run the Distance" run this year on October 25th. It will be held at Shakamak State Park and registration will start at 11:30 a.m. There will be a one mile and 5K run at 12:30, cost is $20 a ticket or $35 a family. A 10K run will start at 1:30, cost is $35 a ticket or $50 a family. All proceeds will go toward water wells in third world countries and ten percent will go to the Family Life Center in Bloomfield. Anyone who registers before October 18th will receive a free T-shirt and gift bag. You can register online at: www.RunningInTheUSA.com

* The Worthington Lions Club meeting times have changed. It currently states that they meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday, but that has changed. The 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.

* The recycle bin in place in Worthington next to the town garage to accept the following recyclable items: Shrink wrap and plastic film, all paper, magazines, phone books, soft-cover books, office paper, cardboard, brown paper bags, aluminum cans and foil, tin and steel cans and all plastic bottles (1-7). The following items are not acceptable: Glass, Styrofoam, light bulbs, flower pots, take-out food containers, wax paper, waxed cardboard, wax milk cartons.

* 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.

* Residents of the Lyons Health & Living Center are in need of volunteers to visit with them one-on-one, to sing, read or share a hobby. Whatever time you have to give, we need you. Please call Doris Moss or Leah Stremming at 812-659-1440.

* Kids Count Preschool of Greene County, Inc. is a non-profit preschool serving 3 to 5 year olds and their families in Greene County. It offers half-day and full-day preschool in the eastern Greene County area and has been serving the community for over 10 years. Open spots are currently available. For more information, call 825-5100, e-mail kidscount@bluemarble.net or check out their page on Facebook.

* 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.

* Catholic Charities is happy be sponsoring GED exam fees. If you are ready to take your GED exam, call 812-423-5456 or send an e-mail to ccordovilla@evdio.org.

* The AARP Foundation Senior Employment Service is looking for workers 55 or older who need help finding full- or part-time employment. You may qualify for immediate paid job training assignments. We help you get job ready and then help you with job leads and referrals. This is a free service. You must be currently unemployed and certain income limitations apply. Call 847-4479, ext. 230 for an appointment or see Pam at WorkOne Linton.

* 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.

* Child Passenger Safety Technicians at the Greene County Sheriff's Department's Permanent Fitting Station, certified through the Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children at the IU School of Medicine, are available to inspect safety seats and offer hands-on instruction on how to properly install your seat in your vehicle. They can make sure you have the car seat that fits your child best and that is properly secured in your vehicle. They may also be able to provide a car seat to families in need who meet income guidelines, and in emergency circumstances when a child needs a seat immediately as a result of a fire or vehicle crash. For more information or to schedule an appointment for a safety inspection of your child's car seat, call the Greene County Sheriff's Department at 384-4422.

* 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.

* A 12-Step Overcomers Recovery Support meeting is every Wednesday at the Family Life Center on the east side of the square in Bloomfield from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Come and join us to overcome life-controlling problems of all sorts with Bible principles, prayer, memory verses and weekly support. Call Instructor Tom Jacob for more information at 384-6321.

* 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.

* A Celtic Jam Session takes place from 7-10 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month at the "Big Yellow House" located at 276 W. Main St. in Bloomfield, featuring traditional Irish, Scottish and old-time music. All skill levels are welcome, from novice to virtuoso, on acoustic instruments. There are hardwood floors so dancers are welcome. For more information, e-mail jason@theburnfieldcastle.com or call 405-615-3924.

* 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.

* Breath and Stretch Bible-based exercise class will be conducted on Fridays at noon at the First Presbyterian Church at 401 Shyla Lane in Bloomfield, instructed by Dr. James B. Gerni, chiropractor, acupuncturist. The free class combines breathing with gentle stretching. Participants can bring an exercise mat, rug or a towel. For more information call 765-541-9450.