Rushville Republican

June 7, 2013

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Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Events

Not-for-profits may submit upcoming events to rushvillerepublican@rushvillerepublican.com or 126 S. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.

JUNE

FRIDAY (6/7)

l RCP’s season-ending production of “I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together.” Named after Carol Burnett’s theme song, and featuring skits from her classic sketch comedy show, RCP’s version will also feature selections from Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Saturday Night Live, Mad TV, The Tonite Show with Johnny Carson and others. Shows are scheduled for June 7, 8 and 9 at RCP’s new home, 306 N. Main., Rushville.

l Community Bingo at Miller’s Merry Manor on the first Friday of each month at 2:00 p.m. Free and open to the public! Join us for an hour of fun and a chance to win prizes! Please call 765-932-4127 with any questions.

SATURDAY (6/8)

l Rush County Fair Queen Pageant, 7 p.m., Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost $5 at the door.

l Changing Footprints Chicken Fry Dinner with homemade desserts, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 227 E. Third St., Rushville. Adults $10, children $6, under 6 free. Carryouts available. Menu includes: Chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, slaw or applesauce, and dessert. All white meat $1 extra. Bake Sale and Silent Auction. All proceeds benefit Changing Footprints shoe charity. Open to the public. Information 932-2277. Proceeds support Changing Footprints shoe collection and distribution.

l Rush County Farmers Market continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville. Come out, shop locally, and enjoy the RCHS Jazz Combo’s performance during the market this Saturday.

l Relay for Life Car Wash, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at O’Reilly Auto Parts, Rushville.

l The Rush County Genealogical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting at 11 a.m. at the Elks Lodge. Most of the meeting will be devoted to how we can coordinate and assist the Rush County Historical Society in their efforts.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

SUNDAY (6/9)

l June 9 to 15 will be Food Pantry Days at Waggener Community Pool. Those who bring canned goods for the Food Pantry will get a $1 off admission.

l Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chicken Dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the firehouse. Free will donation.

TUESDAY (6/11)

l Parents and family are invited to join in the Band Boosters which normally meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the RCHS Band room. The June meeting will be held Tuesday, June 11 instead. Please make note of the change in meeting date for June. Families with middle school and high school band students are encouraged to come to meetings and be a part of the Band Booster program.

WEDNESDAY (6/12)

l DAR meeting will be held on June 12, 2013 at the home of Linda Clarkson.

l The Rushville Music Study Club will present the annual year end program at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Methodist Church. The program will feature musical selections from the monthly programs and also the presentation of the $1,000 Scholarship Award to Ben Wenche. Open to the public. Free will offering taken to support the scholarship program.

l Rush County Health Department Senior Screening, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Rush County Health Department, Room 105, Rush County Courthouse. This is available to all Rush County senior citizens at no cost. Information: 765-932-3103.

FRIDAY (6/14)

l Relay For Life - Friday, June 14,  at 6 p.m. through June 15 at 6 p.m.

l Rush County Player’s season closing sketch comedy show, “I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together,” at RCP’s new location, 306 N. Main St. Show dates are tentatively set for June 14, 15 and 16. Information: Bonnie at baked4you@yahoo.com or 765-561-3223.

SATURDAY (6/15)

l Concert - Georgia Satellites free concert at the Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater.

l The RCHS Class of 1988 will celebrate their 25 year reunion by gathering at the Riverside Park Ampitheater in Rushville at 5 p.m. June 15 with plans to stay for the free Summer Concert with Georgia Satellites that night.

l Alex’s 5th Annual Memorial Ride - sign up 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon at Rushville Eagles Lodge - Ride leaves at 12:00 noon - $15 per bike - $5 per added rider - All proceeds and donations benfit the Alex Workman Memorial Fund - for more information contact Joanne Holmes (bobnjojo613@yahoo.com) or 765-932-5303.

For more information email nancy.oldhamsherman@gmail.com or send her a personal message on facebook.

l Milroy Economic Development Corporation 6th Annual Golf Outing at Antler Pointe Golf Course, 3510 N 150 E (Fort Wayne Road), Rushville. Monday raised will be used for ongoing capital improvements in the Milroy community. Check in 8 a.m. Tee off 8:30 a.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. Lunch only ticket $15. Event Sponsor $450.00 (Includes: Team of 4, hole sponsorship, and Special Recognition.) Sign up $60 per player or $220 per team. Cost includes: green fees, cart, and meal. Mulligans 3 for $10. Hole Sponsor $100.00. To sign up please call Jackman Animal Clinic, 765-629-2134, Dr. Bob or Dr. Rob; Jean Ann Harcourt, 765-629-2625, ext. 132, e-mail jeanann@harcourtoutlines.com; or Anne Ewbank, 812-593-1966, e-mail anne@aewbank.com

l Rush County Farmers Market continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

SUNDAY (6/16)

l Holli Spaeth Day at Stagg’s Restaurant and Dairy Treats. A portion of the sale from that day will go to the Holli Spaeth Memorial Scholarship at the Rush County Community Foundation.  Donations will also be accepted. This scholarship has helped 49 students with their tuition since 2003. Please come and join Holli’s family and enjoy a great meal and wonderful ice cream treats.

WEDNESDAY (6/19)

l The Corner Restaurant will show support for Mesothelioma warrior Janelle Bedel by hosting an all day event to raise funds for the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. They will donate 20 percent of sales the entire day to this organization that has done much to support Janelle on her journey.

l The Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. at the Cow Palace in Shelbyville. Thelma Myer will be the hostess. Marjorie Carmony will provide devotions. Roll Call: A favorite item purchased at an auction. Sharon Wooley will give the lesson on “Household Appraisals & Auctions.”

SATURDAY (6/22)

l Rush County Fair - June 22-29.

l Briar Patch Players summer theater program present their annual show about life in Rush County at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Art, RCHS Campus. Showtimes at 5 and 7 p.m. June 22; 3, 5 and 7 p.m. June 23; 5 and 7 p.m. June 24. Enjoy air conditioning during the Rush County Fair.

l The 15th annual Jason D. Kuhn Memorial Golf Scramble at Horseshoe Bend Golf Course. Tee time 12:30 p.m. Registration beginning 11 a.m. Community hog roast sponsored by Avery Dennison immediately following the announcement of the tournament winners. The public is invited to attend the hog roast and make a donation. Golf scramble reservations, calling Horseshoe Bend Golf Course at (765) 345-5242 or downloading a reservation form from www.kuhngolf.blogspot.com. Sponsorships available.

l The class reunion is scheduled for June 22, the same day as the RHS/RCHS Annual Reunion. The schedule, however, has been arranged so that members of the Class of 1963 can attend both events. The ’63 Reunion will be held in the 201 Building in Rushville. Information: 932-4118.

l Rush County Farmers Market continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

MONDAY (6/24)

l RCHS Lions and Lady Lions Summer Tennis Camp June 24-28. Boys 10:30 to noon. Girls 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the RCHS tennis courts. Grades three and up. $25. Sign up at the Rushville Republican and the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County. Tennis rackets if you do not have your own. Wear appropriate clothing and bring your drinking water.

TUESDAY (6/25)

l The Manna Mission will be holding their free monthly meal from 5 to 7 p.m. in the dining area of Main Street Christian Church, 615 Main Street, Rushville. If you know of someone that needs a hot and healthy meal, please send them our way.

THURSDAY (6/27)

l Rush County Retired Teachers Association meeting, noon, conference room at Rush Memorial Hospital. Carol Greiser, incoming state president, will be the speaker.

SATURDAY (6/29)

l Rush County Chorale performances would be held June 29 and 30 at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts at the RCHS campus.

l Rush County Farmers Market continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.



JULY

MONDAY (7/1)

l In cooperation with the Rush County Food Pantry (RCCA), the Gleaners Mobile Food Bank will be bringing a truck load of food to the Main Street Christian Church parking lot, 615 N. Main St., Rushville, on the first Monday of each month for distribution to local residents. The distribution will be made between 4 and 6 p.m. Residents will need to bring their own containers (sacks or boxes) to put their food into.

TUESDAY (7/2)

l The first Tuesday of every month a free health check is available at Miller’s Merry Manor, 2 to 3 p.m. Blood Pressure, blood sugar and weight checks. Refreshments will be available.

THURSDAY (7/4)

Rushville July 4 parade on Main Street, fireworks and 27th Annual 4th of July Optimist car show. Car show registration opens at 8 a.m. in North Memorial Park. Fireworks display from the field behind Rushville Elementary School East and West.

FRIDAY (7/5)

l Community Bingo at Miller’s Merry Manor on the first Friday of each month at 2:00 p.m. Free and open to the public! Join us for an hour of fun and a chance to win prizes! Please call 765-932-4127 with any questions.

SATURDAY (7/6)

l Rush County Farmers Market continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

l Tox-away Days are the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at Smiley Avenue.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

MONDAY (7/8)

l Parents and family are invited to join in the Band Boosters which meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the RCHS Band room. Families with middle school and high school band students are encouraged to come to meetings and be a part of the Band Booster program.

SATURDAY (7/13)

l July 13 will be Raymond Gibson Day at Waggener Community Pool and everyone will swim free.

l Heart of Rushville presents the Rushville Celebrity Roast with Coach Cinda Brown, 7 p.m., Elks. Business attire. Tickets prices $25 individuals, $40 couples, $150 table for eight. For ticket information please contact the Rushville Chamber of Commerce or Rushville City Hall.

l The RCHS Class of 1983 is planning their 30 year class reunion for this summer. The event will take place starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Knights of Columbus.

Organizers are still searching for contact information for several classmates. Information: Karen Kinder Cox at karencox64@frontier.com or Brenda Sharpe at brenda_819@yahoo.com.

l Rush County Farmers Market continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

MONDAY (7/15)

l Waggener Community Pool Swim Lessons will be July 15 to 18 with July 19 as the make-up day and again July 22 to 25 with July 26 as the make-up day.

FRIDAY (7/19)

l Mayor’s Grand Prix Mayor’s Grand Prix – July 19, 20 and 21. Friday, July 19 - Opening night kickoff with Concert at the Riverside Park Amphitheater – KIST: a Tribute to KISS Saturday. July 20 – Kart Grand Prix Race & Midget Races at Rush County Fairgrounds. Sunday, July 21 – Kart  Grand Prix Race Event Finals. Information: Mayor’s office at 765-932-3735

l The RCHS Class of 1993 is planning its 20 year reunion for July 19 and 20. We are looking for classmates.  

Please contact Anne (McCarty) Wood at (719)559-1988 or steveannewood@yahoo.com with any contact information for yourself or for any members of this class. Also contact her to be invited to the Facebook group that has been created for more details.

SATURDAY (7/20)

l Carthage Community Days is the third Saturday in July on the library lawn.

l Rush County Farmers Market continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

MONDAY (7/22)

l RCHS Roarin’ Regiment Band Camp July 22-26, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Performance July 26 at 5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY (7/27)

l Concert - WFMS 95.5 welcomes The Echo’s free concert at the Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater.

l The Raleigh School Reunion will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the Raleigh Community building. RSVP to sabiehl27@aol.com or 765-645-5410. Anyone who attended Raleigh is invited to come and share memories and meet some great people!

l Rush County Farmers Market continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

TUESDAY (7/30)

l The Manna Mission will be holding their free monthly meal from 5 to 7 p.m. in the dining area of Main Street Christian Church, 615 Main Street, Rushville. Eat-in and carry-out meals available. If you know of someone that needs a hot and healthy meal, please send them our way.



AUGUST

FRIDAY (8/2)

l Community Bingo at Miller’s Merry Manor on the first Friday of each month at 2:00 p.m. Free and open to the public! Join us for an hour of fun and a chance to win prizes! Please call 765-932-4127 with any questions.

SATURDAY (8/3)

l Third Annual 5K Run/Walk in Carthage supports the Blue River Community Harvest and includes a 5K bicycle ride.

SUNDAY (8/4)

l Waggener Community Pool last day to swim this season, hours noon to 5 p.m.

TUESDAY (8/6)

l The first Tuesday of every month a free health check is available at Miller’s Merry Manor, 2 to 3 p.m. Blood Pressure, blood sugar and weight checks. Refreshments will be available.

WEDNESDAY (8/7)

l Rush County Schools first day for student in the 2013-2014 school year.

SATURDAY (8/10)

l Concert - Levi Riggs free concert at the Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater.

SATURDAY (8/24)

l Concert - Who’s Bad (The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band) free concert at Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater.

l Brian’s Cause

FRIDAY (8/30)

l First home RCHS football game and RCHS Band fish fry begins at 6:15 p.m., RCHS cafeteria. Tickets available at the door of from any band member.





MISCELLANEOUS

l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

l Tox-away Days are the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at Smiley Avenue. Join in making this a Clean, Green Rush County.

l The Boys & Girls Club of Rush County will now be open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

l The community food pantry, 109 East Third Street, Rushville is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Bring photo ID. Donations welcomed.

l In cooperation with the Rush County Food Pantry (RCCA), the Gleaners Mobile Food Bank will be bringing a truck load of food to the Main Street Christian Church parking lot, 615 N. Main St., Rushville, on the first Monday of each month for distribution to local residents. The distribution will be made between 4 and 6 p.m. Residents will need to bring their own containers (sacks or boxes) to put their food into.

l Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown. Use the east entrance at the corner of Adams and Locust streets. Information: 765-313-1637.

l Diabetes education classes are held from 5 to 7 p.m. on the first, second, and third Tuesday of each month at Rush Memorial Hospital Skills Lab, second floor. Cost, $10 per class with a $25 refund if all three classes are attended. Info: 765-932-7416 or dena.bills@rushmemorial.com

l Partners for a Healthy Rush County meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Boys & Girls Club. Open to all interested businesses, organizations or individuals in Rush County.

l AA and Al-Anon meet at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

l Crossroads Serenity Group, an Al-Anon group, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. every Monday at 333 N. Main Street, Rushville. Information: Gail at 317-642-9112 or Larry at 765-277-9477.

l Veterans, if you have an appointment at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis call (765) 932-3075, seven to 10 days in advance, to arrange a ride in the DAV van. Veterans who need a ride sooner call (765) 561-5445 or (765) 932-2703.

l Rush County Victims Assistance, Inc., monthly meeting on the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. For location contact the office at 938-1555. The public always is invited. Info: Barbara Kuhn at 938-1555.

l A parent support group meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the Rushville Public Library meeting room. This group is for parents, guardians, caregivers or any family member of someone with mental or physical challenges. Those attending the group decide the topics. Info: Julie Shelton at 932-5190 or Barb Wilson at 938-1952.