Rushville Republican

May 16, 2014

Events


Rushville Republican

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MAY

SATURDAY (5/17)

• The 4th annual Ashley Spurlin Memorial 5K walk/run will be held Saturday, May 17, at the RCHS cross country course and track. Registration is from 9 to 9:45 a.m. with the non-competitive walk/run starting at 10 a.m. All money raised goes to scholarships to RCHS students that want to attend Indiana State University.

• Understanding Social Security - An education session on Social Security will be held at 10 a.m., May 17, at the Rushville Public Library (130 W. 3rd St., Rushville). The session is free of charge. Deciding when and how to take Social Security. Benefits is confusing. There are 7 different Social Security strategies, 81 age combinations, and 567 sets of calculations. This educational session will help you understand Socia Security and how to maximize its benefits. Also...15 minutes to “Avoid Probate” with a VeteranEstate Planning Attorney. 15 minutes to debunk the myths of the “Reverse Mortgage” with a Government Qualified Specialist. 15 minutes preparing for the “Best of your life” and learning how to transition into the golden years properly with a Real Estate Specialist. For more information, call 317-318-8355.

• On Saturday, May 17, Hope Spot, a missions of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (426 N. Morgan, Rushville), will be open from 9 a.m. to noon for families to obtain clothing.

• The Flatrock River Lodge Relay for Life team will hold a car wash and cookout Saturday in the lodge parking lot. The car wash is from noon to 2 p.m. at a cost of $5 per car. The cookout will be from 2 to 5 p.m. at a cost of $5 per meal.

MONDAY (5/20)

• BRMS will host a seventh grade orientation night Monday, May 19, 2014. All incoming seventh-graders and their parents are encouraged to attend. The evening will begin with an open house between 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. During this time the school will be open to incoming students and parents so they can participate in a tour of the building, learn more about course and extracurricular offerings, and practice opening a middle school combination locker. Summer reading is encouraged to help prepare students for the secondary curriculum. During the orientation open house, the BRMS library will offer parents the opportunity to promote summer literacy by shopping at the Book Fair. Orientation to BRMS will officially begin at 6:15 p.m. in the BRMS gymnasium.

TUESDAY (5/20)

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Indiana Chapter 0813, has a monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Ponderosa Steakhouse, corner of North Lincoln St. and Fourth St., Greensburg. Optional lunch afterward. We have guest speakers on a variety of topics, interesting programs, and items discussed. Come meet your current and retired Federal Employee comrades. For more information call (765) 629 2720.

SATURDAY (5/24)

•Knights of Columbus will host an all you can eat chicken dinner open to the public Saturday, May 24 from 5-7:30 p.m. at 227 E 3rd Street. Cost will be $10 for adults and $6 for children. An additional $1 will be charged for a meal with all white meat. All you can eat meals are restricted to dine in only. Carry out will be available. For more information contact Willie Wilson at 932-2277.

• The 30th annual Mays Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, May 24, at the Mays Elementary School gym. Registration will begin at 4 p.m. with group pictures taken at 5:30 p.m. The meal will be at 6:30 p.m. All graduates, former teachers and friends are cordially invited to attend. Cost for the meal is $13. To make reservations, please contact Jane Leisure Hallgarth at 679-5943 by May 8.

WEDNESDAY (5/28)

• The Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will have a dinner meeting at the Cow Palace Restaurant in Shelbyville at 6 p.m. on May 28. Doris Drake will be the hostess and Kathy Wright will give devotions. Roll Call: Your favorite plant. Norene Wright will give a lesson on “Heirloom Plants.”

JUNE

SUNDAY (6/6)

• The Rush County Museum will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of every month (through Oct. 5). The Rush County Museum, located at 619 N. Perkins St., is open during the week from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, conatct John Wilson at 765-663-2157.

SATURDAY (6/14)

• The annual banquet and meeting of the New Salem Alumni will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at the New Salem Lions Club Building. Feel free to come early and browse through the Eagles Nest, located at the school site, and socialize with friends. Please send reservations to Marcia Carney Snyder at 1287 S. State Road 3, Rushville, IN 46173. Reservations are $20 for alumni (dues and dinner) and $10 for spouses and guests. For more information, call 765-932-2350.

TUESDAY (6/17)

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Indiana Chapter 0813, has a monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Ponderosa Steakhouse, corner of North Lincoln St. and Fourth St., Greensburg. Optional lunch afterward. We have guest speakers on a variety of topics, interesting programs, and items discussed. Come meet your current and retired Federal Employee comrades. For more information call (765) 629 2720.

JULY

SUNDAY (7/6)

• The Rush County Museum will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of every month (through Oct. 5). The Rush County Museum, located at 619 N. Perkins St., is open during the week from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, conatct John Wilson at 765-663-2157.

TUESDAY (7/15)

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Indiana Chapter 0813, has a monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Ponderosa Steakhouse, corner of North Lincoln St. and Fourth St., Greensburg. Optional lunch afterward. We have guest speakers on a variety of topics, interesting programs, and items discussed. Come meet your current and retired Federal Employee comrades. For more information call (765) 629 2720.

AUGUST

SUNDAY (8/3)

• The Rush County Museum will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of every month (through Oct. 5). The Rush County Museum, located at 619 N. Perkins St., is open during the week from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, conatct John Wilson at 765-663-2157.

SEPTEMBER

SUNDAY (9/7)

• The Rush County Museum will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of every month (through Oct. 5). The Rush County Museum, located at 619 N. Perkins St., is open during the week from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, conatct John Wilson at 765-663-2157.

OCTOBER

SUNDAY (10/5)

• The Rush County Museum will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of every month (through Oct. 5). The Rush County Museum, located at 619 N. Perkins St., is open during the week from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, conatct John Wilson at 765-663-2157.

REUNIONS

• Raleigh School Reunion will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Raleigh Community Club in Raleigh. This is for anyone who ever attended Raleigh School. RSVP if you like to 765-645-5410 or sabiehl27@aol.com.

• The Rushville High School Class of 1964 will be celebrating our 50th class reunion in June and have a few classmates who have not been located. If you have any contact information on David Michael Kalp, Ted Lacy, Byron Thomas, David Stevens, Barbara Moore Scott, Norman Boyer, Connie Carlin, Michael Clifford, Gary Nixon, Jack Swegman or Rose Wilkinson, please email Sherri Griffis at sbgriffis711@frontier.com.

• Members of the Rushville Consolidated High School graduating class of 1974 are looking for a few classmates to attend this year’s 40th reunion gathering. The event will be held the weekend of June 27,28 and 29. Classmates being sought are: Danny Berry, Missy Becraft Basham, Robert Blevins, Marcia Biehl, John Scott Burge, Scott Brammer, Wesley Crabtree, Bill Denny, Kim Brown Keith, John Jenkins, Roberta Linville, Kenny Long, Joyce Mullins, Calvin R. McDaniel, Cheryl Guthrie, Carla Ruble, Kim Shaver Hood, Jeff Strough, Mary Wilhelm, Rosanna Faye Williams, and Lisa Laken. Anyone with information regarding current contact information for the aforementioned classmates is asked to contact Frank Denzler @ the Rushville Republican (765) 932-2222 x106 or via email at frank.denzler@rushvillerepublican.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

• The Rush County Historical Society announced the Rush County Museum will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of every month (April through Oct. 5). The Rush County Museum, located at 619 N. Perkins St., is open during the week from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, conatct John Wilson at 765-663-2157.

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Indiana Chapter 0813, has a monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Ponderosa Steakhouse, corner of North Lincoln St. and Fourth St., Greensburg. Optional lunch afterward. We have guest speakers on a variety of topics, interesting programs, and items discussed. Come meet your current and retired Federal Employee comrades. For more information call (765) 629 2720.

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

• Every Thursday and Friday the Eagles hosts Bingo. Thursday the doors open at 5 p.m. and Friday the doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call 932-4946.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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

• 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.

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

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.