Rushville Republican

September 4, 2012

What's Happening 090412


Rushville Republican

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



SEPTEMBER

TUESDAY (9/4)

l F.I.T. Walkabouts visits the Nature Center. Meet at the Boys & Girls Club of Rush County, 1590 N. Sexton Street, at 9 a.m. to walk to the Nature Center and explore its hidden treasures. Information: 932-5974.

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.

THURSDAY (9/6)

l F.I.T. Walkabouts meet at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the intersection of Spencer and Second Streets to walk through Laughlin Park. Information: 932-5974.

The Rush County Health Department will conduct its next Immunization Clinic for children from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in Room 105 at the Rush County Courthouse. Information: 765-932-3103.

l Food, Fad and Fashion Homemakers Club will meet at the home of Polly Brown. Roll call will be "Favorite way to relax." Mary Kay DeHaven will give the lesson on ÒFriendship Through the Years." Inspiration will be given by Alice Ann Leisure.

SATURDAY (9/8)

l RCHS Football game at Lucas Oil Stadium at 2:30 p.m., Indianapolis.

l The Rushville Parks Department will sponsor the Second Annual Gospel Sing beginning at 6 p.m. at Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater. This year's Gospel Sing will honor the military, first responders and the medical field. Many local and regional singers and musicians will be featured. Bring picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of Gospel Sing. Information: Rushville Park Department at 932-4146.

l Every other month the Phoenix Lodge No. 62 F&AM hosts an all you can eat breakfast. The breakfast is 6:30 to 10 a.m., Sept. 8. The cost is $5.

l Ray's Crossing Days featuring a ÒCountry Store,Ó auction at 1 p.m., food and fun. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ray's Crossing Christian Union Church. Food features rib eye sandwiches, ham and beans cooked over an open fire with cornbread, and hot dogs, 2115 N 600 E, Shelbyville, IN 46176. Just off St. Rd. 44 in Ray's Crossing.

The Rush County Tox-Away Center at 225 South Smiley Avenue will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 8 for county residents to properly dispose of electronics and hazardous materials. The switch in the September collections date is due to Labor Day weekend.

SUNDAY (9/9)

l St. Mary's Fall Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fifth and Perkins streets.

l Rushville Elks #1307 Sunday Brunch. The Elks is trying something new! Every Sunday's from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., buffet style all you can eat with bagels, eggs, bacon, sausage, shredded has browns, pancakes (with fruit available) and even a manned omelet station! Meal comes with choice of tea, lemonade, orange juice or coffee. Open to the public. Senior discount. Reservations accepted.

MONDAY (9/10)

l Walkabouts will revisit the Rushville Lions appearing around town Sept. 10. Start at the Rushville Fire Department at 9 a.m. to check out the downtown lions. Information: 932-5974.

l Learn about ÒRaising Children in Today's WorldÓ by attending a free public presentation at 4:30 p.m. in the Earnest Family Conference Center at Rush Memorial Hospital. Mandi Jackman, one of the Home/School Liaisons with Rush County Schools, will talk about the work that she does with students, parents and teachers to promote school success despite challenges in the students' daily lives. This presentation is being sponsored by the Rush County Extension Homemakers and questions can be directed to 932-5974.

TUESDAY (9/11)

l The Area 9 In-Home and Community Services Agency 20th Senior Picnic for older Hoosiers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 11 at Dunlapsville Pioneer Village on Brookville Lake. Cost is $5.50 for the meal per person and all activities are at no cost. RSVP by Sept. 5 to Area 9 Agency at 765-966-1795 or 1-800-458-9345 to reserve your lunch.

l Special Hours for Food Pantry, 6 to 7 p.m., Sept. 11, 109 E. Third St. Special hours for those working during normal food pantry days.

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 The Carthage Literary Circle will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Carthage Community Center. Everyone is Welcome.

WEDNESDAY (9/12)

l F.I.T. Walkabout participants will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the gazebo in South Veterans Memorial Park. Information: 932-5974.

l Senior health screening for all Rush County senior citizens at no cost, 9 a.m. to noon, Room 102, Rush County Courthouse, 101 E. Second St., Rushville. Information: Marge Amos 932-3103.

THURSDAY (9/13)

l Roots Blower Retirees Local 118 UAW pitch-in dinner, 11:30 a.m., Eastside Methodist Church, Connersville. Bring filled covered dish. Drinks, plates provided. Bring spouse/friend. Widows welcome.

FRIDAY (9/14)

l The Rushville Lions take on New Palestine at 7 p.m. for Homecoming.

SATURDAY (9/15)

l 7th Annual Donnie Frazier Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament, 9 a.m., Sept. 15, Antler Pointe Golf Course. $200 per team includes green fees and meal. Prize money for 1st and 2nd place. 4 person ABCD scramble. Minimum team handicap (5-up). Mulligans, skins/shirt, longest drive/putt. Information: Delbert Frazier 765-561-5533 and Tim Frazier 765-561-3077.

SUNDAY (9/16)

l Rushville Elks #1307 Sunday Brunch. The Elks is trying something new! Every Sunday's from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., buffet style all you can eat with bagels, eggs, bacon, sausage, shredded has browns, pancakes (with fruit available) and even a manned omelet station! Meal comes with choice of tea, lemonade, orange juice or coffee. Open to the public. Senior discount. Reservations accepted.

SATURDAY (9/22)

l Brian's Cause opening ceremoinies at 9:30 a.m. on the Rush Memorial Hospital campus, 1300 N. Man St. The ÒTogether We CanÓ 2-mile-walk will follow with participants walking a two-mile loop through Rushville before returning to the RMH campus. On-site health fair from 10 a.m. to noon. A silent auction is planned and lunch will be served. Information: Michele Gettinger 765-932-4111.

TUESDAY (9/25)

l Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main St., will be offering a FREE Hot Meal and fellowship with our friends in need on the last Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The hot meal will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, salads, desserts and drinks. Carry-Out is available. Please contact the church at 932-2997 for more information.

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.

THURSDAY (9/27)

l Rush County Retired Teachers next meeting will be at noon Sept. 27 at the First Baptist Church.

SATURDAY (9/29)

l Rushville Rotary Club 5K Run and Walk, 9 a.m., Sept. 29, RCHS Gym. Entry fee $15 adults and $10 child 11-17 years old. Check payable to Rushville Rotary Club. Check in and late registration 8:30 to 9 a.m. Register by Sept. 24 to guarantee a T-shirt. Proceeds benefit Rushville Rotary Club local scholarships. Registration with Wells Fargo Bank, Theresa Alexander, 765-938-4646 or Rush Memorial Hospital, Julie Dragoo, 765-932-7578.

l Rush County's fall festival, Rush Fest, will take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 in Downtown Rushville. Watch for specific event and activity times during the day.

SUNDAY (9/30)

l Purdue Extension Rush Co. is planning to offer the Master Gardener classes again this fall. If you are interested in taking the classes, please contact the Extension office at 932-5974. Registration deadline is Sept. 30.



OCTOBER

TUESDAY (10/9)

l Central Indiana Regional Blood Center Blood Drive, 3 to 8 p.m., Oct. 9, Milroy United Methodist Church, 114 N. Pleasant St., Milroy. Appointments preferred; walk-ins accepted. Contact: Jane Adams 765-629-2191 or Merrill

Carrigan 765-629-2354 for appointments.

THURSDAY (10/13)

THURSDAY (10/25)

l Rush County Schools Fall Break Oct. 25 and 26. No school.



NOVEMBER

SATURDAY (11/3)

l 6th Annual St. Mary School 5K Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m., Nov. 3., Benjamin Rush Middle School, 1601 N. Sexton St., Rushville. Late registration 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. $15 adults, $10 under 18. Registration received after Oct. 6 not guaranteed shirt. Children's races for sixth grade and under will be held at BRMS track. Awards and prizes. Donations accepted for St. Mary Food Pantry. Information: 765-932-3639.

SATURDAY (11/17)

l Indiana amateur radio/ham testing by volunteer examiners in the Rushville area. Test 9 a.m. to noon at Rushville Public Library. Test given the third Saturday of November. Fee $15. Info: Michael Elder 932-3545, e-mail at w9vle@yahoo.com. Test information found with zip code search at www.arrl.com.

THURSDAY (11/22)

l Thanksgiving. No RCS school Nov. 22 and 23.



MISCELLANEOUS

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 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 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 A dance at the Raleigh Community Club is held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. every Saturday. Everyone welcomed.

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 Victimos Assistance, Inc. has its 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.