Rushville Republican

March 8, 2013

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Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — What’s Happening

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MARCH

SATURDAY (3/9)

l Rushville St. Patrick’s Celebration and parade. Parade 3 p.m. Ticketed celebration at 6 p.m. at Knights of Columbus.

l The Rush County Genealogical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting at 11 a.m. at the Elks Lodge.  This month’s program will be on the Underground Railroad presented by Jeannie Regan-Dinius

of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. All are welcome.

l Manilla Lions Club is hosting a Pancake, Sausage, Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast on from 6:30 to 11 a.m. at their community building located on State Road 44 on the west side of Manilla. Adults $5; children 12 and under $3.  Carryout available.

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

l Homer Christian Union Church Youth Group Fundraiser Chili Supper, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Free will offering. Carry-out available.

SUNDAY (3/10)

l Rush County Players and Rushville Bridal are hosting a Prom Fashion Show! Come out and see the latest and greatest in prom wear, jewelry and more at 1 p.m, at RCP’s new home, 306 N. Main St, Rushville.

Tickets will be just $8 to see all the latest prom fashions, and to win some terrific door prizes! Will call reservations are suggested by calling 765-938-1711. See the latest prom dresses, hairstyles, make-up tips and fashion accessories.

l Daylight Savings Time begins.

l Michael Keith Day at Stagg’s Restaurant and Dairy Treats. A portion of the sales from that day will go to the Michael J. Keith Memorial Scholarship at the Rush County Community Foundation. Donations will also be accepted.This scholarship has helped 22 students with their tuition. Please come and join Michael’s family and enjoy at great meal and wonderful ice cream treats.

MONDAY (3/11)

l RCHS Spring Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., all choirs, Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

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. Information: 765-561-3000.

l Kountry Farmer and Farmerettes 4-H Club meet at 7 p.m. at Milroy Elementary School.

TUESDAY (3/12)

l RCHS Winter Sports Awards, RCHS Cafeteria.

l County wide livestock meeting at 6 p.m. at the Root Building, Rush County Fairgrounds, co-sponsored by Rush County Extension Service and Jackman Animal Clinic. This includes a free meal catered by J&D Catering and will feature Angela Buchman discussing Indiana weather. Reservations are required for a meal count by Friday, March 8 to 932-5974 or 629-2134.

l Rush County Private Applicators Renewal program, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., March 12, Root Building, Rush County Fairgrounds. “The New Fertilizer Regulations,” will be presented by Matt Pearson, Office of Indiana State Chemist and “What’s New in Weeds,” will be presented by Travis Legleiter, Purdue University Department of Botany & Plant Pathology. The meeting is open to everyone. There is a $10 cost for the PARP credit to be paid at check-in. Call the Rush County Extension office to reserve your seat and give your Private Applicators License number for faster processing at 932-5974.

l Women’s Health presentation at Miller’s Merry Manor from 5-6 p.m. Free and open to the public. No registration needed. Nurse practitioner Tai Morrell will be joining us to speak on Women’s Health. Refreshments will be provided. Information: (765) 932-4127, ask for Amber.

WEDNESDAY (3/13)

l The Rushville Music Study Club will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Methodist Church. Karen Ward has the program and Marilyn Dunn is hostess. Your attendance is important.

THURSDAY (3/14)

l Rush Co. Band Festival, Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

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 (3/15)

l The Boys and Girls Club of Rush County hosts monthly dances for elementary school age children from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $3 per person. D.J. is Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

SATURDAY (3/16)

l Anderson Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept. pancake and sausage breakfast, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Milroy firehouse. Cost is free-will donation. Proceeds for purchase of new fire hoses.

l Knights of Columbus Chicken Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Adults $10 and children $6. Carryouts available. Menu includes: Chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls, applesauce and cake. All white meat $1 extra. Open to the public. Information: 932-2277.

l Big Flatrock Christian Church annual chili supper from 4-7 p.m. A free will offering will be accepted. Carry outs available. A bake sale and a silent auction will be held by the Dorcas Circle II during the meal. The church is located at 4782 W 650 S, Rushville, (one mile east of Gowdy.) Information: Larrianne Dodd at 765-561-5471.

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

SUNDAY (3/17)

l St. Patrick’s Day.

MONDAY (3/18)

l Spring Garden Meeting at 7 p.m. The Master Gardener & Friends and the Extension Office are co-sponsoring a spring garden meeting open to the world. This program will be conducted at the Rush Shelby Building at the Rush County Fairgrounds. Information: 932-5974.

TUESDAY (3/19)

l NARFE will meet at 10 a.m. at Ponderosa Steakhouse in Greensburg with optional lunch following the meeting. If you are a retired federal employee or currently an active employee and have an interest in attending chapter meetings, join us at our meeting.

WEDNESDAY (3/20)

l Spring begins.

l Practical nurses and student LPNs are invited to an Indiana Practical Nurses Association Open House and Discussion from 5-7 p.m. in Johnson Hall at Ivy Tech-Richmond.

The discussion, “Challenges of Practical Nursing “Practical, Professional and Proud,” will be in Stidham Auditorium. Members and potential members are encouraged to attend, join the discussion and assist with planning the August convention. Information: Kim Guard, associate professor nursing at 765-966-2656 x1156 or kguard@ ivytech.edu.

SATURDAY (3/23)

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

MONDAY (3/25)

l Rush County Schools Spring Break, March 25-29.

SATURDAY (3/30)

l Rushville Easter Egg Hunt, noon, South Veterans Memorial Park.

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

SUNDAY (3/31)

l Easter.



APRIL

SATURDAY (4/6)

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 (4/7)

l Rush County Extension Homemakers are hosting a 100th birthday party at 2 p.m. in the Root Building at the Rush County Fairgrounds. There will be lots to see and do. All current and former

Homemakers are encouraged to attend. Open to the public.

MONDAY (4/8)

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. Information: 765-561-3000.

THURSDAY (4/11)

l RCHS Drama Department presents their spring musical, “Anything Goes” April 11, 12, 13 and 14 at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

SATURDAY (4/13)

l Rush County Schools Kindergarten Round-Up for 2013-2014 School Year (Age 5 by August 1, 2013). April 13, 2013 – 8 a.m. to noon, Rushville Elementary School West (enter RESW sidewalk.) Parents please bring the following information with you: Enrollment Form on line at http://res.rushville.k12.in.us/, birth certificate and shot records. Community fair will also be held during this time.

FRIDAY (4/19)

l The Boys and Girls Club of Rush County hosts monthly dances for elementary school age children from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $3 per person. D.J. is Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

SATURDAY (4/20)

l RCHS Prom.

MONDAY (4/22)

l Earth Day.

THURSDAY (4/25)

l RCHS Band Department presents their Jazz Concert in the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

FRIDAY (4/26)

l Rush County Player’s rendition of “Inherit the Wind,” show dates are Apr. 26, 27 & 28 and May 3, 4 & 5 at RCP’s new location, 306 N. Main St., Rushville. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8 p.m. with Sunday shows at 2 p.m. Information: 765-938-1711 and leave a message, or e-mail scholl.aa@gmail.com, or baked4you@yahoo.com.

SATURDAY (4/27)

l Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk supporting Autism Awareness. The course for Mayor Pavey’s Run/Walk will exhibit the trails of the Rushville Parks and Recreation Department. Anyone interested in registering for this

event may do so on the City’s Website or pick up registration forms at the Mayor’s Office, 133 W. First St., Rushville. Information: 765-932-3907. Ask for Police Chief Craig Tucker.

l T-Ball Jamboree.

l St. Mary Catholic School annual Green and White Gala.  The Gala is an opportunity to celebrate St. Mary School. Guest speaker will be John Green (SMS 1990 graduate), the son of Daniel and the late Elizabeth “Betty” Green. All are welcome to attend. If you would like to receive an invitation and are not on our mailing list, please contact tkomlanc@stmaryrush.org. If you do not have e-mail, feel free to call the school at 932-3639.

TUESDAY (4/30)

l RCHS Band Department presents their Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.



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 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.