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June 25, 2013

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RUSHVILLE — 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)

l 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.

l The Rush County Fourth of July fireworks celebration will be presented at 10 p.m. in the field north of Rushville Elementary Schools on North Sexton Street. There will be a DJ Dance from 8 to 10 p.m. with DJ Tyler Coons in the north parking lot of the Rushville Elementary schools. Everyone is invited to come early and enjoy good music prior to the show. Fireworks will be choreographed to all patriotic music aired on WKPW (90.7 FM) and WIFE (94.3 FM). For more information about making donations, call 932-4989.

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 Clearview Family Christmas Tree farm Christmas in July family fun, 8451 W 100 S, Arlington, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wagon rides, family fun, picnics, apple pie and ice cream as well as local artisans demonstrating and displaying their wares. Pioneer encampments throughout the day , food vendors and ongoing entertainment. No admission. Bring a well-filled picnic basket and enjoy corn hole, sack races, seed spitting contests and more. Artisans wishing to participate contact ladyartisan11@gmail.com or 317/903-9772. Booth space available.

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.

SUNDAY (7/7)

l Ashley Spurlin Day at Stagg’s Restaurant and Dairy Treats will be July 7. A portion of the sale from that day will go to the Ashley Spurlin Memorial Scholarship at the Rush County Community Foundation. Donations will also be accept. This fund provides scholarships to RCHS students attending Indiana State University. Please come and join Ashley’s family and friends and enjoy a great meal and wonderful ice cream treats.

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.

l Carthage Literary Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Carthage Community Center and everyone is welcome to attend.

THURSDAY (7/11)

l The public is invited to the Mel Barton Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Emerson Climate Technologies, Emerson East in Rushville. Every donor will receive a gift. Special guest is Phil the Blood Drop. Raise a sleeve in honor of a friend.

l Roots Blower Retirees pitch-in dinner with Local 1118 UAW, 11:30 a.m., Eastside Methodist Church, Connersville. Please bring a filled covered dish. Drinks, plates, etc., provided. Bring a friend. Widows welcome.

FRIDAY (7/12)

l Comedians Scott Gregory and Gregory Tornquist perform in a Family Comedy show to help RMH Pediatrics. Show is at the RushShelby Energy Building located at the Rush County Fairgrounds. Tickets $25 adults, $10 kids age 17 and under, and $60 for a family package (includes 2 adults and 2 children). Tickets can be purchased at the RMH Foundation Office (located on the first floor of the hospital) or at MainSource, Wells Fargo, and Citizens State banks in Rushville. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with the presentation of the first annual Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year Award presented by RMH Foundation. The two comedians will follow.

l Big Flatrock Christian Church invites everyone to their annual Pork Chop Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Manilla Fire Department, S.R. 44, Manilla. Tickets $8. The Dorcas Circle II will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a garden basket filled with neat garden items.

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.

SUNDAY (7/14)

l Danny E. and Barbara J. Gettinger Family Day at Stagg’s Restaurant and Dairy Treats. A portion of the sale from that day will go to the Danny E. and Barbara J. Gettinger and Family Scholarship at the Rush County Community Foundation. Donations will also be accepted. This fund provides scholarships to RCHS students studying in the field of agriculture.  Please come and meet the Gettinger family and friends and enjoy a great meal and wonderful ice cream treats.

MONDAY (7/15)

l Partners for Progress is wanting citizens to join them on a Dream Walk July 15. A rain date is scheduled for July 22. Everyone should meet at 6 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 315 N. Main St., Rushville, to begin this project by taking a “Dream Walk.” Empty buildings in the area bounded by Perkins and Water streets will be marked. Citizens are asked to help dream of how these spaces could be used by placing a sticky note with your idea on the storefront which will be collected. If you cannot attend, please share your ideas by filling out a form that can be picked up and dropped off at the Mayor’s Office, 133 W. First St., Rushville,” say organizers. Information: Jason Clemmons at 561-2777.

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.

SUNDAY (7/21)

l Lora Brook Hatfield Day at Stagg’s Restaurant and Dairy Treats. A portion of the sales from that day will go to the Lora Brook Hatfield Memorial Scholarship at the Rush County Community Foundation. Donations will also be accepted. This fund provides scholarships to RCHS and Knightstown Community High School graduating seniors. Please come and join Lora’s family and friends and enjoy a great meal and wonderful ice cream treats.

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.

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