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Community Notes

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Friday, Nov. 9

* Linton Moose will have steak, pork chop and shrimp dinner at 5 p.m. Members and guests are welcome.

* There will be a Veteran's Day program at the Eastern Greene High School Gym. Veterans should arrive by 9 a.m., and the program will begin at 9:15 a.m. Jason Edwards will be the guest speaker. There will be a student presentation, followed by a reception in the high school cafeteria. For more information contact Teresa Bartlett at 812-825-5621 ext. 2214.

* The Bloomington Spinners and Weavers Guild will host its annual Fiber Art Show and Sale, at the First United Church in Bloomington. Admission is free. The show runs today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.) and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and offers hand-crafted goods, fiber art supplies and fiber art demonstrations by more than two dozen artists.

* The Metropolitan School District of Shakamak would like to invite you to attend the 25th annual "Salute to Veterans" program. The program will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the high school gymnasium. We will be honoring all veterans, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency response personnel. Refreshments will be provided for our honored guests. Everyone is invited to attend.

Saturday, Nov. 10

* The Linton Moose will have karaoke starting at 8 p.m. Public is invited. All money benefits charity.

* The annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner, hosted by Lyons Boy Scout Troop No. 407, will be at the Lyons Community Building from 4 to 7 p.m. All veterans eat free and all others by donation. The meal will include chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, roll, dessert and drink. There will be veteran's memorabilia displays, patriotic quilt raffle, door prizes, a silent auction and a ceremony with a guest speaker at 6 p.m. All money raised will benefit the Lyons Veterans Memorial Fund.

* The Newberry Order of the Eastern Star will be sponsoring a Bazaar with soup and beans at the Newberry Masonic Lodge from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

* The Pleasantville United Methodist Church will be hosting a turkey supper starting at 3 p.m. Adults will be $9 and children ages 4 to 10 are $5.

* The Lyons Senior Center's monthly breakfast will be from 7:30 to 10 a.m. by donation only. Breakfast will include biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, pancakes, milk, and coffee. There will also be a quilt and Christmas afghan raffle.

* Lyons Boy Scout Troop No. 407 annual Veteran's Appreciation Dinner at the Lyons Community Center. Enjoy a meal of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, vegetable, dessert and a drink. All veteran's eat free and others by donation. Vets that have military items can display and share them can drop off the items to be set up at 7 a.m. There will be a silent auction at 6 p.m. All proceeds will go towards building the veteran's memorial in Lyons.

* All area veterans are invited to a free appreciation breakfast of sausage gravy and biscuits or pancakes at American Legion Post No. 22 in Linton from 7:30 to 10 a.m. The breakfast is hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 22.

* The Worthington Downtown Merchants are going to be hosting the annual Christmas Open House from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be at City Hall. Door prizes and specials will be available at each of the participating businesses the day of the event.

Sunday, Nov. 11

* The Linton Elks will have their Thanksgiving Sunday buffet from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. The menu will include fried chicken, roast turkey, mashed potatoes, grean bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, stuffing and a full salad bar. In honor of Veteran's Day, veterans will receive a 50 percent discount on the meal.

* The Worthington Auxiliary Unit No. 106 will be hosting a Veteran's Day Dinner beginning at 1 p.m. in observance of all veterans. The dinner will be held in the banquet hall of the Worthington American Legion Bashaw-Roth Post No. 106, and is open to the general public. An awards ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. to present an award to the authors who composed the winning essays on the topics "American Dream" and "What it means to be an American".

* Hendricksville Area Association Monthly Fund Raiser Breakfast 7 to 10 a.m. at the Community Center, located on Highway 43. Breakfast to benefit the Hendricksville Area Association for various community projects. Menu includes: Bacon, ham, sausage, eggs, omelets (no Western), biscuits and gravy, fried potatoes, pancakes, french toast. Come join us.

* The Girl Scouts Chicken and Noodle Dinner will be held at the Sandborn Community Building from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will include chicken and noodles, green beans, mashed potatoes, drinks and dessert.

* The Greene County Veterans Council will hold its Veterans Day Service at 11 a.m. on the courthouse lawn. Col. Ronald Jones, State Inspector General, Joint Force Headquarters Indiana, will be the guest speaker. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at the American Legion Post 196 in Bloomfield.

Monday, Nov. 12

* The Bloomfield Town Council will meeting in executive session at 10 a.m. at the Bloomfield Town Hall, 12 E. Main St. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss personnel matters. Following the executive session the council will meet in special session at 10:45 a.m. reference personnel.

* An executive session of the Eastren Greene School Board will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Office boardroom. A regular meeting of the school board will be at 6 p.m. in the Central Office boardroom.

* The Board of Directors of the Northeast Sullivan Multi-School Building Corporation will meet in a special meeting at 6 p.m. in the Superintendent's Office, located at 406 N. Vine Street in Hymera. The school trustees will be meeting at 7 p.m. in regular session in the administration building.

* The Wood Club will meet Monday in the Shakamak Elementary Library at 7 p.m.

* There will be a Veteran's Day Assembly in the White River Valley Junior-Senior High School gym at 9 a.m., hosted by the senior speech class. The assembly is for students to learn about Veteran's Day and to thank all veterans for serving in the armed forces. It is an excellent educational opportunity for our students to learn about our branches of the armed forces and what it means to serve our country. For more information call Brent Roark at 812-241-7591.

* City of Linton trash pickup schedule will be revised because of the Veteran's Day Holiday. Trash normally picked up on Monday and Tuesday will be picked up on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

* Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Linton would like to invite those who have served in the military or are still serving, and their families, to our Veteran's Memorial Service. Join as we honor with our patriotism and pride those who have served our great nation through the military. The service will be held at 1 p.m. on the lawn of the North Main Street location. For more information call 812-847-9614.

* Linton City Hall will be closed to observe Veterans Day. The city council meeting has been rescheduled.

* The Greene County Veterans Council will host a Flag Retirement Ceremony at 5 p.m. at the VFW Post No. 7117 in Worthington. The public is invited to attend and bring any flags to be retired.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

* The Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce member Meeting will be held at 5:30pm @ the Old Bank; Greene County Tobacco Cessation will be sharing with members about their vision for Greene County and will also be bringing No Smoking signs. Cost is $10 for meal, drink, tax & gratuity. The public is invited. RSVP at 847-4846 by Nov 12th

* Due to observing Veterans Day on Monday, November 12th the Jasonville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Civic Center, located at 145 South Lawton Street. Utility Boards will meet at 6:00 PM.

* Bloomfield Chapter 847 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will meet at Stoll's Restaurant at Linton. A luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the business meeting will follow at 12:30. Guest speaker will be a BCBS representative who will explain FEHBP changes and costs for 2013. NARFE meetings are open to both current and retired federal employees and their spouses.

* Linton City Council will have their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. There will be a special meeting at 3 p.m. for a bid opening and approval of administrative contract with SIDC for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

* The Linton Public Library will host a free family movie night from 5-7:30 p.m. The movie will be The Amazing Spider-man. There will be free popcorn and a drink.

This is a PG-13 movie. Anyone under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday, Nov. 15

* Bloomfield High School's Strut & Fret will present Bye, Bye Birdie today through Sunday y at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The musical will be at Shawnee Theatre. For tickets, please contact Tena Edwards, edwardstena95@yahoo.com or 384-4301 before 9 p.m. Tickets are adults $10 and students K-12 $5, and pre-school free.

* Jasonville F & AM Lodge No. 530 will confer work in the FC degree. Meal will be at 6 p.m. Work will begin at 7 p.m. All visiting Brethren are welcome.

* The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will have a rescheduled meeting today.

Friday, Nov. 16

* New Life Church, located at 1803 E. Vaile Ave. in Kokomo, is hosting a Creative Ministry Solutions Regional Puppet Festival today and tomorrow. The festival will feature One Way Street training, resources and products. Registration discounted rates apply only to paid registrations received 14 days prior to the festival. For more information visit www.creativemin.com/category/fall or call New Life Church at 765-459-5067.

Saturday, Nov. 17

* A&E Salvage and Green Geek Recycling are encouraging all to keep Greene County Green by cleaning up and bringing your recyclable items at the first ever "Linton Recycles Day" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at A&E Salvage on CR 250 N in Linton. Bring your electronic waste, i.e., tv's, computers, monitors, dvd players, etc. for Green Geek Recycling. Bring your scrap for cash -- items such as aluminum cans, tin cans, appliances, cars (with title), copper items and more! A&E strives to be a one-stop recycling shop and will also be accepting household recyclables such as cardboard, plastic, newspaper, batteries and more.

* The Wabash Valley Antique Bottle and Pottery Club presents the 15th anniversary Illiana Antique Bottle and Pottery Show and Sale at the Shadow Auction Barn, located at 1517 Maple Avenue in Terre Haute. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with free admission. There will be a special event Friday at 7 p.m., the Historical Bottle and Pottery Auction. Any further information contact Ed Newman at 812-235-2712.

* The Solsberry American Legion Post No. 450, the Sons of the Legion and the Legion Auxiliary will have the annual Thanksgiving dinner at the post home. There will be a carry-in dinner at 6 p.m. Bring food and your own table service. There will be a silent auction and door prizes. All members, families and friends are invited.

* The Worthington Garden Club will be serving lunch by donation. There will be soup and desserts at the Senior Center.

* Tri Kappa, Delta Nu Chapter will be holding their annual Holiday Bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Municipal building in downtown Worthington. Featured will be Cheese balls, Uncle Al's variety of nuts and yummy home baked goods and candy. Warm cider will also be served.

* Friendly Grove Baptist Church invites the community to our annual Turkey Supper and gospel concert at 6 p.m. It has been our honor to serve our community and this is a way for us to say thank you. This supper is completely free and everyone is welcome to join us. After supper the Christian Cavaliers of Columbus, Ind. will be putting on a concert that is sure to be a blessing. For directions or more information please call Pastor Jason Hill at 812-239-6843 or visit us on the web at www.friendlygrove.org.

* The SAVE Holiday Craft Bazaar will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Eastern Greene Middle School cafeteria and multi-purpose room. All proceeds will benefit the Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE). Concessions will be open. The cost of a 12-foot space is $15 and must be reserved by Nov. 9. Make checks payable to Gina Henderson, Eastern Greene SAVE, 10503 E. SR 54, Bloomfield, Ind. 47424 or call 812-825-5010 ext 1904.

Sunday, Nov. 18

* The American Legion Post No. 22 in Linton is having Thanksgiving Dinner for all Legionairs, Auxiliary, SAL and their immediate families at the Legion Hall, serving from noon to 2 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 19

* The annual Greene County Extension Homemakers Fall Gathering at the Greene County Extension office. The event will follow the the Council meeting and begin at 11:30 a.m. with a carry-in luncheon, followed by a tour of the Shawnee Festival of Trees and musical selections by a local choir.

* The Lyons Senior Center will host a basket bingo at the Lyons Community Building at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, and early-bird tickets are available to be entered to win a 2010 red and blue basket. Food will be served.

Thursday, Nov. 22

* The Linton First Christian Church in Linton will be offering a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no reservation needed, and delivery or transportation requests must be made starting Nov. 1. Deliveries will be made to the city limits of Linton, Bloomfield, Dugger, Jasonville, Switz City, Lyons, Worthington and Sandborn. The meal will include turkey, ham and all the trimmings free to everyone. For more information or to schedule transportation or delivery call 847-9535.

Saturday, Nov. 24

* Santa will be visiting Linton at the Santa House located on N. Main Street at the Rotary Park starting the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Come share your wish list with Santa on from 1 to 5 p.m.! Santa will also be there Saturday, Dec. 8 from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 from 2 to 7 p.m. with hot chocolate and coffee Saturday, Dec. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

* Teen Movie Night at The Linton Public Library. We will be showing "Brave" at 5:30 p.m. Free drink and popcorn.

Thursday, Nov. 29

* Greene County Memory Makers Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting at the Bloomfield Public Library community room at 6:30 p.m. Rhonda Burch will be in charge of the monthly hostess program. Call Loretta Crody @ 812-798-2132 if you have questions or need directions.

Saturday, Dec. 1

* The Indiana Rail Road Santa Train will be in Greene County today. It will stop at the Yoho Store in Solsberry between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Bloomfield on Seminary Street from 11 a.m. to noon; SE C St. in Linton 1:30 to 3 p.m.; Main St. in Dugger 4 to 5 p.m.; and at the City Park in Jasonville 6 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8

The annual meeting of the Friends of Goose Pond will be at The Old Bank restaurant in Linton. The dinner/meeting will be at 6 p.m. A buffet meal will be offered at a cost of $15 (plus tax and gratuity). Barb Simpson, Executive Director of the Indiana Wildlife Federation, will be our guest speaker. Election of officers for the coming year will also be conducted. If you wish to attend, RSVP to mail@friendsofgoosepond.org

Sunday, Dec. 9

* Pleasant Grove Farm in Lyons debuts its 2012 Christmas Lights Musical at 6 p.m. Hours are nightly Dec. 9 to 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. for the Traditional Show and 8 to 10 p.m. for a Contemporary Show. Also, a Patriotic Show will be nightly from Dec. 27 to Jan. 1 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Ongoing Events

* Linton Tri Kappa has cheese balls for sale. Cheese balls rolled in pecans are $6.50 and plain cheese balls are $6. Contact Jessica Shake at 384-5911, Lisa Steward at 847-7319, Beth Gillan at 847-2010, or any Tri Kappa member to order.

* In order to raise funds for the prospective splash pad at Linton's Humphreys Park there will be calendars representing Old Time Linton for sale for $10. The calendars will be available at Shield's Hardware, Markle Music and Linton Saron Church. For more information call 847-7345.

* The Worthington American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 106 will host Bingo every Friday night. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and Bingo will start at 6:15 p.m. We have everything you need to play, including game sheets and daubers. Food is available for sale during each session.

* The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is in search of donations for a life-saving heart transplant for Katelyn Newell. Any donations can be sent to Children's Organ Translpant Association, 2501 W. COTA Drive, Bloomington, Ind. 47403. Checks or money orders should be made payable to COTA, with "In honor of Katelyn N" in the memo line. Donations can also be made online at www.COTAforKatelynN.com.

* The Bloomfield Eastern Greene Public Library will be hosting a banned book club the first Friday of every month at 5 p.m. in the Community Room. The first book, in November, will be The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

* Eastern Heights Utilities will be flushing hydrants through Oct. 26. The rural area will be flushed the following week. Customers may experience some discoloration.

* Friends of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library are sponsoring a Book Sale Bonanza. They will be selling donated books, tapes, and special items at half price throughout the entire month of October. The sale items are located in three areas upstairs in the adult department at the main library, 125 S. Franklin Street. Sale hours are the same as regular library hours: Monday -- Thursday 10 a.m. -- 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. -- 5 p.m. Come back often, as new items will be added daily as space allows. All you can get in a bag for $2 on October 31.

* The Worthington Senior Center will be hosting a Euchre Tournament Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m.

* Generations is offering A Matter of Balance class at Greene County Extension Office (conference room), Hwy. 54, Switz City, on Tuesday evenings. A Matter of Balance is anprogram where older adults learn to make changes to reduce fall risks at home and exercise to increase strength and balance. Classes will be held once a week on Tuesdays from 5:50 to 7:30 p.m. through October 30. This program is offered free of charge. To reserve a spot, call Sandy Carpenter at 812-847-7360.

* Greene County Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) Ministry is holding a Deer Drive this year to help fight hunger in Greene County. Each deer donated enters you for a chance to win a tree stand. All processing fees are paid for by FHFH. All you need to do is take your harvested deer to Bloomfield Processing Inc., located on HWY 54 West of Bloomfield and tell them you want to donate it to FHFH. All donated deer are processed into one pound packages of ground burger, then distributed to local food pantries and feeding missions. For more information please contact Brady Miller at 812-876-9699, call Bloomfield Processing 812-384-4512 for business hours during season. Food pantries please call Brady Miller if you would like some of the donated venison for your feeding ministry. Anyone wishing to donate funding to help us pay for the processing can also contact Brady Miller.

* The Linton Public Library is now operating at its winter hours: Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday closed.

* The Worthington First Baptist Church, located at the corner of Park and Dayton Sts., will host youth groups every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Kid's Club (4-years-old to fifth grade) will meet in the church and Four12 (sixth to 12th grade) will meet in the fellowship hall. For more information call 798-2870 or 798-2871.

* Worthington First Baptist Church will offer four women's studies a month, starting in October. Studies will include Nearing Home, Taming the Tongue, So long and Security, and Expecting to see Jesus. Please contact Joyce Ann for more information at 798-2871.

* The Worthington Senior Center will start a Euchre Club on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. The club will play 10 to 12 games each night.

* Mercy's Road Full Gospel Church services will be each Thursday at 7 p.m. at Coalmont Church. Call 699-1095 for more information.

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

* Taylor Township Board will host its regular meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Scotland Fire Station beginning in May.

* The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 7118 of Linton will meet the first Monday of each month.

* Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will be selling audio books on cassette for 50 cents each. You will find the books upstairs in the main library, located at 125 S. Franklin St. in Bloomfield. Books may be opened any time the library is open. Operating hours are Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* There is a new website open to the public. The site, greene.in.wthgis.com, has information on Greene County properties, including taxes owed and paid, assessed values, and the different number and types of deductions applied to the property itself, among others. Please log on and take a look.

* Pastor Samuel Hill invites you to a gospel singing at Hobbieville Christian Church the second Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. Different groups will sing each week. There will be food served and a good time of fellowship.

* A steering committee has been meeting in an effort to form an Eastern Greene Alumni Association. There is now an alumni tab on the school's website, www.egreene.k12.in.us. For those without Internet access, registration forms are available in the district's central office. For more information call (812) 825-5722.

* The Alzheimer's Support Group will meet 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.

* The Linton 12th Street Church of God will have Bible study every Thursday night in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m. with coffee and snacks.

* The Hobbieville Christian Fellowship Church will host a gospel sing the second Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. There will be food served.

* 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.

* Books for Babies is a national literacy program that acquaints parents and newborns with the important role they play in the development of their children. Parents are presented with a Books for Babies kit containing a book, baby's first library card and brochures with reading tips for parents and caregivers. If you are a new mother and a resident of Greene County in one of the following townships -- Richland, Highland, Taylor, Beech Creek, Center or Jackson -- you are eligible for a free gift for you and your baby. Please bring your baby in "to show him/her off" to the circulation desk in the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library, 125 Franklin St. in Bloomfield to receive your free gift.

* Bingo at the American Legion in Worthington is on Fridays. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with games at 6:15 p.m. This is open to the public. Cost is $30 for 15 games All proceeds go to the Worthington American Legion. This event is non-smoking with breaks made for smokers to go outdoors.

* 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 4-6 p.m. the third Monday of every month, and the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. The pantry serves zip codes 47443, 47449, and 47465.

* The Worthington Park Board will host meetings at 6 p.m. on each first Wednesday of the month at the Worthington Municipal Building in downtown Worthington. The public is welcome to attend.

* Mineral United Methodist Church will have Bible study from 7 - 8 p.m. on the second, third and fourth Wednesdays of the month.

* Faith Community Church cookbooks are available for $10 and can be purchased at Richard Brown Insurance or call 847-4798.

* Hobbieville Christian Fellowship Church will have a gospel singing at 6 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. The public is invited.

* The Back Door Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.

* Narcotics Anonymous will meet Saturdays at 7 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church on State Road 54 East. There will be open discussion and all are welcome.

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

* The Refuge Assembly of God food pantry will be open every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. to assist those living in Bloomfield. To donate, please contact Trina at 384-8093 during the pantry's open hours.

* The Mineral Christian Men's Group meets at 8 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at the Mineral Community Building.

* House of Grace Coffee House will offer fellowship, food, worship and youth classes. The church is located at 792 S. Section St. in Dugger.

* 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.

* The Lyons First Christian Church youth group meets at 6 p.m. on Mondays at the church's East Broad Street location.

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