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Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Community Notes

Community Notes

February 21-28

For the entire month of february, the Linton Public Library will be doing a "Blind Date with a Book." Participants will pick a book to read based on the description on the outside of a mystery bag. Covers will not be revealed until after a book is chosen.

The Fairview Cemetery would like to announce that clean-up preparations will begin in March. According to City Ordinance 2014-11 all winter decorations may remain until March 1st, after this date they must be removed. If these decorations need to be kept for future use they must be collected prior to March 1st. Decorations that are in vases or containers secured to the headstone/monument they may remain.

The Greene County Master Gardeners Association is looking for vendors to join their annual Flower and Patio Show. The show will take place May 1 and 2 at the Linton National Guard Armory. Interested vendors can call the Greene County Extension Service at (812) 659-2122 for more information.

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Friday, February 27

The Bloomfield Softball Program will be hosting a Fazoli's Dinner Night. The meal includes your choice of Spaghetti or Lasagna, salad, 2 breadsticks, and a drink. The Dinner will take place in the High School Cafeteria from 5-7pm on Friday February 27th. Tickets are being sold by High school and Junior High Softball Players! Please come out and support! Tickets are $8 for Adults and $5 for Children under 12.

Help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially the elderly, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Bloomfield Highrise from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

The Dugger Lodge #721 Free & Accepted Masons will meet at 7 p.m. for a work in MM Degree. They will eat prior to the event at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 28

The First Presbyterian Church in Bloomfield is holding a Full Life Development Chilli Supper to support their ministry in Thailand. They will be serving a full meal with a dessert for donations only. The food is being provided by the Full Life Development Board and partner churches.

Shakamak Youth League will be holding Spring Registration above the concession stand at Hanna Field from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fees are $35 for the first child, $30 for the second child, $25 for the third child, and free for the fourth child.

Linton Youth League will have baseball and softball sign ups from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Linton Sporting Goods. Cost is $55 for the first child, $75 for two children, and $10 each additional child.

Sunday, March 1

The Linton First United Methodist Church is holding services on Sunday nights through Lent. The services begin at 6:00 p.m and are followed by refreshments. The speaker for this Sunday, March 1 is Bob Frields. There will be a different speaker each week.

March 2-31

Enrollment forms are due for the 2015/2016 Linton Kindergarten class. Children who will be five years old on or before August 1, 2015 are eligible to enroll. Forms may be picked up in the elementary school office beginning March 2. They are to be returned to the office by March 31. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Monday, March 2

The Greene County General Hospital Auxiliary will meet in the Violet Newton Conference Room at 1:30. Linda Bedwell will be the speaker.

The Linton-Stockton Board of School Trustees will have a work session at 6 p.m. in the Administration Office, located at 801 1st Street North East in Linton.

Tuesday, March 3

The Alzheimer's Association will present a workshop titled "Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters" at the Greene County General Hospital from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. To register call (800) 272-2900. For more information visit alz.org/10signs.

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, will be provided by AARP volunteers at the Linton Public Library from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4

Help with taxes and free filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially the elderly, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Jasonville Senior Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 5

LIFEDesigns, Kiwanis Aktion Club, and Best Buddies of America is hosting a Talent Show on March 5 at 7:00PM at the Bloomington Moose Lodge

The Greene County Master Gardeners will hold there March 5 meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the temporary offices at WRV. All master gardeners are welcome to attend. We will be discussing our booth at Marsh Madness, the Flower & Patio Show, and the by-laws. Any questions, please call 812-847-9892.

The Jasonville Lodge #530 Free & Accepted Masons will meet at 7 p.m. for a work in FC Degree. They will eat prior to the event at 6 p.m.

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, will be provided by AARP volunteers at the Glenburn Community Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Come down to Blessed Hope Baptist Church at 7 pm to enjoy the Stay in the Castle play put on by the teens and children from Blessed Hope Baptist School. The play is written and choreographed by Pastor Jerry Ross and is a fresh breath of air from the days when stories had meanings. Make time to enjoy an evening with your family learning why we all need to Stay in the Castle. Blessed Hope Baptist Church is located mile south of Jasonville, IN on SR 59. Times of services are Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning preaching at 10:30a.m., Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m., and Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. If you have any questions, feel free to call our offices at (812) 665-3282.

The next Greene County Tourism Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 5th from 6:00pm -- 7:30pm at the Bloomfield Public Library located at 125 S. Franklin Street in Bloomfield. Our 2015 Meeting Schedule is as follows: March 26th, April 30th, May 28th, July 30th, August 27th, September 24th, October 29th, and our Annual Meeting & Dinner Social on January 28, 2016. No meetings are held in June, November, or December. Locations for future meetings will be announced prior to each meeting date. If you would like to receive future emails regarding upcoming projects, activities, and meetings; please contact GCTAB president, David Benefiel at solutions.dab@gmail.com or call (765) 749-0321. For more information regarding tourism opportunities throughout Greene County, visit the official Greene County Tourism website at: www.visitgc.com.

Friday, March 6

The Annual Clay County 4-H Fish Fry and Silent Auction will be at the Clay County Fairgrounds from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Cost for a three piece adult meal will be $8; two piece child's meal will be $6. Meals include two sides and a drink. Cost for a fish sandwich will be $2.50; One piece of fish will be $2; Drinks will be $0.50.

The kickoff dinner for the 6th annual Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival will be held at the Linton Elks on Friday, March 6. The keynote speaker is Joe Duff of Operation Migration. More information can be found at the Friends of Goose Pond website: www.friendsofgoosepond.org and go to Marsh Madness. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased through the website or by calling (812)-890-3673.

Saturday, March 7

Shakamak Youth League will be holding Spring Registration above the concession stand at Hanna Field from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fees are $35 for the first child, $30 for the second child, $25 for the third child, and free for the fourth child.

Linton Youth League will have baseball and softball sign ups from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Hoosier Hit. Cost is $55 for first child, $75 for two children, and $10 for each additional child.

The 6th annual Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival continues on Saturday, March 7 at Humphrey's Park in Linton. Features include birds of prey and herpetology exhibits, retriever demonstrations, children's activities, a Joe Duff talk, talks on the natural history of birds, arts and crafts sales and food for sale. Tours of Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area will be regularly scheduled. Tickets are $5 per person or $15 for a family of four. More information can be found at www.friendsofgoosepond.org.

There will be a Bean and Cornbread dinner, 50/50 Drawing, and Silent Auction at the Worthington Assembly of God Building. Proceeds raised will help fund final expenses for Katie Hensley. This event was rescheduled due to weather.

Sunday, March 8

The Baby Fair, which offers resources on everything from pregnancy through preschool will be held at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center, 1:00-4:00pm. The event is free and the first 300 families will receive reusable swag bags with samples and coupons related to family life. 60+ exhibitors, demonstrations, seminars, magic show, bouncy house, PBS story time with Word Girl, car seat safety checks, door prizes, & more! For more information, please visit bloomingtonbirth.org/babyfair.

Tuesday. March 10

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, will be provided by AARP volunteers at the Linton Public Library from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11

Help with taxes and free filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially the elderly, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Jasonville Senior Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 12

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, will be provided by AARP volunteers at the Glenburn Community Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Friday, March 13

Help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially the elderly, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Bloomfield Highrise from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

March 13-14

The White River Baptist Church in Bloomfield will be sponsoring a free two-day weight loss seminar. The clinics will be from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday. This event is free, however, space is limited so call (317) 989-9439 to reserve a seat. For more information visit www.MYachievemeweightloss.com or www.wrbcbloomfield.org

Saturday, March 14

Shakamak Youth League will be holding Spring Registration above the concession stand at Hanna Field from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fees are $35 for the first child, $30 for the second child, $25 for the third child, and free for the fourth child.

The White River Baptist Church in Bloomfield will hold a free family movie night starting at 6:30 p.m. Snacks will be provided. The featured film is Me Again.

The Linton Rotary Club will hold a Jonah Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbia Building, located on 4th and E Street in Linton. Food will be served from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children ten and under. Meal includes fish, slaw, baked beans, and dessert. Ice cream will be available for an additional $1. Tickets for the event can be purchased from any Rotary member or at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home, Smith Printing, Smith Floor Covering, and Brinson Family Chiropractic. Carry out will be available. All proceeds benefit the Rotary philanthropic causes.

Tuesday, March 17

Help with taxes and free filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially the elderly, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Worthington Senior Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 18

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Lyons Senior Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18 and on Wednesday, March 18.

Thursday, March 19

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, will be provided by AARP volunteers at the Glenburn Community Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25

A bus trip to the Indianapolis Children's Museum is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25. The trip is hosted by the Owen County Family YMCA Senior Social Club. The bus departs the YMCA at 9:00AM and returns at 4:00PM. The $42 trip fee includes museum admission. For more information call 812-828-9622 or visit www.owencountyymca.org. Advance registration is required. Please register no later than March 11 at the Owen County Family YMCA.

Thursday, March 26

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, will be provided by AARP volunteers at the Glenburn Community Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Friday, March 27

Help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially the elderly, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Bloomfield Highrise from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 2

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, will be provided by AARP volunteers at the Glenburn Community Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 4

Help with taxes and free filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially the elderly, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Bloomfield Library from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Thursday, April 9

Free help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially for older taxpayers, will be provided by AARP volunteers at the Glenburn Community Center from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Friday. April 10

The Capture Your Fitness 5K Committee invites you to Linton Humphreys

Park for a number of special events. A blood drive will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Linton Bowling Center parking lot; Free Health Screenings in the Park Inn Community Room Building; Fazoli's Dinner Fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Girl Scout Cabin; and Vendor Fair (including Free face painting) in the Roy Clark Community Building from 6 to 9 p.m. Visit

www.howcharmingphotography.com/captureyo... for more information.

Help with taxes and free electronic filing for low and moderate income taxpayers, especially the elderly, provided by volunteers with AARP will be available at the Bloomfield Highrise from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 11

The 2nd Annual 2015 Capture Your Fitness 5K Run and Walk and Kiddie Fun Run will be held at Linton Humphreys Park. The Kiddie Run will start promptly at 8 a.m. This is a family event that benefits High School Senior Scholarships and the Greene County General Hospital Foundation. For more information visit www.howcharmingphotography.com/captureyo.... Early registration is NOW underway. Register by March 14 for a FREE T-shirt, goody bag, and more.

Tuesday, April 21

Greene County Emergency Management will be holding a National Weather Service Tornado Spotter Course in the White River Valley High School cafeteria at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 25

A 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held at McCormick's Creek State Park on Saturday, April 25. Packet pick up and on-site registration will start at 7:30AM at the Nature Center. The race will start promptly at 8:30AM. This is a family event that helps fund YMCA Scholarships and special events and family programs at McCormick's Creek State Park. For more information contact the Owen County Family YMCA at 812-828-9622 or visit www.owencountyymca.org. To register online go to www.Mag7RaceSeries.com.

May 1-2

The Greene County Master Gardeners Association will host their annual Flowers and Patio Show on May 1 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and May 2 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Linton National Guard Armory. The show will feature garden vendors, a kid's booth, free tree seedlins, educational activities, and more. Interested vendors can call the Greene County Extension Service at (812) 659-2122 for more informaton.

May 2-3

Fitness Instructor Training Workshop National Exercise Trainers Association Hosted by Owen County Family YMC on Saturday, May 2, Group Exercise Certification and on Sunday, May 3, Yoga Inc. Please contact NETA at 1-800-237-6242 or www.NETAFIT.org to register. Register early and save!

Saturday, May 16

Open Arms invites you to their 30th Anniversary Spring Celebration featuring Kathy Troccoli in concert. It will be held at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center in Vincennes at 7 p.m. Ticket price is $10 on or before March 1st and $15 after March 1st. These tickets are available at the Open Arms office or iTickets.com. VIP seating is available for those churches, groups or individuals who donated volunteer hours, in-kind gifts, or a financial gift in 2013 or 2014. For VIP tickets contact Sheila at 812-659-2533 or sheila@openarmschristian.co.

Ongoing Events

At the Linton Public Library: Just for Teens! Teen Clubs will meet on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. On second Mondays: Teen Creative Writing Club, 4:30-5:15 p.m. and Teen Gaming, 5:15-6:15 p.m. On fourth Mondays: Teen Book Club, 4:30-5:00 p.m. and Teen Crafts, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Fun, snacks and prizes!

At the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library: Teen Winter Reading Program -- January 2 through March 21. Stop by to pick up a winter reading packet. For every book you read, fill out a Reader's Review form and turn it in for a small prize.

At the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library: Adult Winter Reading Program -- January 2 through March 21. Stop by to pick up a winter reading packet. Read three books, fill out a slip and return it to the adult desk for a prize. Repeat as many times as you can before March 21. The more you read, the more prizes you'll win.

The 2014 Edition of Faith Community Cookbooks are now available for $10 and can be purchased at Richard Brown Insurance, located at 58 West Vincennes Street in Linton. Contact Joyce Axsom at (812) 847-4798 or (812) 325-6296 for more information.

The Owen County Family YMCA is hosting a Y Fit Life Challenge. Cash Prizes totaling $400 will be awarded. Competition based on improved scores on fitness assessments and participation.,Challengers receive: fitness assessments, discounts on personal training and group exercise classes, t-shirt, and the opportunity to participate in athletics, group exercise, strength and conditioning activities, nutrition classes and more! Registrations are now being accepted. Enrollment is limited. Program runs January 2 through March 21. For more information call (812) 828-9622 or visit www.owencountyymca.org.

The Owen County Family YMCA is hosting a Get Fit Team Weight-Loss Challenge. Cash prizes totaling $600 will be awarded along with additional incentives. The Challenge will include Trainers, Nutrition Information, Fitness Center, Motivational Meetings, Group Activities, Weekly Weigh-ins, Discounts on Classes, T-shirt, and all you need to lose those unwanted holiday pounds! Registrations are now being accepted. Enrollment is limited. Program runs January 2 through March 19. For more information call (812) 828-9622 or visit www.owencountyymca.org

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.

Friends of Goosepond 2015 Calendars are now available at the Goosepond Barn located on State Road 59 South and at Main Street Gifts in Linton. They may also be purchased online at www.friendsofgoosepond.org or call (812) 847-2145.

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, games, music, and lots of 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.

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 EnhanceFitness 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.

The Greene County Tourism Meeting will resume a monthly meeting schedule in January 2015. If you would like to receive future emails regarding upcoming projects, activities, and meetings; please contact GCTAB president, David Benefiel at solutions.dab@gmail.com or call (765) 749-0321. For more information regarding tourism opportunities throughout Greene County, visit the official Greene County Tourism website at: www.visitgc.com.

The Solsberry American Legion Auxiliary Post 450 is looking for new members.

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, storyteller will be canceled. Any child ages 0 to 5 may sign up to receive a "1,000 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.