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l NARFE meeting 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.
l The Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. May 22 at the Cow Palace in Shelbyville. Marjorie Carmony will host the evening and Sharon Wooley will give devotions.
l Band Awards Banquet, 6 p.m., RCHS Cafeteria.
l Waggener Community Pool will open for the season.
l Rush County Farmers Market begins May 25 and continues each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Third and Main Streets, Rushville.
l Relay for Life Event Full Service Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Admiral Service Station, South Main St., Rushville. We will pump gas, wash windshields and serve food for donations to Rush County Relay for Life. Music, food and games for kids. Discount gas price.
l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.
l Memorial Day.
l Local veterans and members of the Rush County Veterans Memorial Foundation will take part in traditional Memorial Day ceremonies in Rushville. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Bridge, north end of North Veterans Park. A tribute of remembrance, referred to as the “Tolling of Submarine Veterans” will also take place there. From there the procession will proceed south on Morgan Street to 5th Street, then head west to Main Street. Once on Main, the procession will go down Main to Second Street, where they will turn left to their final destination, East Hill Cemetery. There will also be a stop at the Rush County Courthouse to honor local veterans who were killed while serving their country. Once at East Hill, there will be stops at the Civil War Monument, Sailors Creek, and the original veterans’ burial section. The procession will end at the new Veterans’ burial section at East Hill with closing ceremonies conducted by Sergeant Major Bob Brown, USMC (ret.) All veterans and the general public are invited to take part in Rush County’s annual observance of Memorial Day. Transportation will be available to those who prefer it.
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. Menu is spaghetti, corn bread salad, vegetables, dessert, roll and drinks. Eat-in and carry-out meals available. If you know of someone that needs a hot and healthy meal, please send them our way.
l Physicals for the RCHS 2013-2014 school year will take place from 5-7 p.m. at Rush Memorial Hospital. Physical are good for one year from the date you received it and must be on file for participation in school sports.
l Historic National Road Yard Sale Days from Baltimore to St. Louis along the National Road (U.S. 40) from May 29 to June 2, dawn to dusk. 824 Miles of road side treasures. Information: 765-478-4809 or www.oldstorefrontantiques.com.
l In the spirit of giving back, Joe and Nancy Kimmell are underwriting a concert by the nationally acclaimed duo of Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin at The 201 Building in downtown Rushville. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the music promptly at 7:30 p.m. Pastry and refreshments served. No admission fee. Free-will donation. Reservations required. You may reserve seating by contacting the Kimmells by May 21: e-mail email@example.com, calling 663-2373 or 561-9758, or by finding Joe on Facebook.