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June 21, 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 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.

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.

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 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.

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