Rushville Republican

November 2, 2012

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Rushville Republican

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



NOVEMBER

FRIDAY (11/2)

l Golden Lion Members, corporate sponsors and parents of players will have first choice on reserved seats for boys and girls basketball games. They should bring their tickets to the Memorial Gym Athletic Office on Friday, Nov. 2. All-Sport ticket holders may begin selecting their seats on Monday, Nov. 5. General admission tickets will be $5. Middle school and high school students will not need assigned seats. Tickets prices are as follows: Golden Lion Ticket $60, Adult All-Sport $50 and Student All-Sport $40.

SATURDAY (11/3)

l HSUR Shrine Club of Rush County all-you-can-eat breakfast, 6 to 10:30 a.m. in the RCHS cafeteria. Full menu includes beverages. Tickets available from local Shriners or at the door.

l 6th annual St. Mary School 5K Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m., Benjamin Rush Middle School, 1601 N. Sexton St., Rushville. Late registration 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. $15 adults, $10 under 18. Children’s races for sixth grade and under will be held at BRMS track. Awards and prizes. Donations accepted for St. Mary Food Pantry. Info: 765-932-3639.

l Knights of Columbus Chicken Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Adults $9 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.

l Rush County Youth Rally at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 426 N. Morgan St., Rushville. Rally is for high school youth. Bring a canned food donation. Supper provided.

l Tox-away Days are the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at Smiley Avenue.

l Big Flatrock Christian (4782 W 650 S) Church Gospel Sing at 7 p.m. featuring the Outreach Praise Band and the Waldron Methodist Praise Band. Info: Larry Adkins at 765-932-5229.

l Benefit hog roast and dance for the Billy “Tater” Thompson family, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., Rushville Elks banquet room. $5 for dinner. DJ Kevin Green 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Silent auction. Open bar.

l Manilla Lions Club Pancake, Sausage, Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast, 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.

l Milroy United Methodist Church Aannual Turkey Super from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at the Milroy United Methodist Church. Menu is turkey, dressing, noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, salad and homemade dessert. Adults $8, children 4 to 12 are $4. Carry out available in the basement.

SUNDAY (11/4)

l Rushville Elks #1307 Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meal comes with choice of tea, lemonade, orange juice or coffee. Open to the public. Senior discount. Reservations accepted.

MONDAY (11/5)

l Learn how to spend less on food by attending a free public presentation. Purdue Extension Educator Gracie Marlatt presents “Frugal Living: Making the Most of Your Food Dollar” at noon in the Courthouse Assembly Room and at 7 p.m. at the Rush County Fair Office. Learn where your money goes and how to make it go further. Information: 932-5974 or contact Marlatt at gnmarlat@purdue.edu.

l F.I.T. Walkabouts are adjusting to the changing weather. Meet at the Rush County Courthouse at 7 a.m. for an early morning walk. Don’t forget to reset your clocks. This walkabout is sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Information: 932-5974.

TUESDAY (11/6)

l Election Day.

l Indiana Blood Center blood drives, 5 – 6:45 p.m., Anytime Fitness, Rushville. Donors can find the most up to date drive information or schedule an appointment by visiting www.donorpoint.org or by calling 800.632.4722 and selecting option #4. If you have any questions, please contact Indiana Blood Center at 800-632-4722.

l Phoenix Lodge #62 F&AM will host a all you can eat breakfast from 6:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. The $5 breakfast will be held in conjunction with a blood drive at the local masons lodge. Walk-ups are welcome and carry out is available.

WEDNESDAY (11/7)

l RCHS Fall Sports Awards Night will be at 7 p.m. in the RCHS Cafeteria.

l Explore the walking trail north of Conrad Harcourt Way with “Hoofin’ It on Harcourt.”  Meet at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot east of the Comfort Inn. This F.I.T. Walkabout is sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Information: 932-5974.

THURSDAY (11/8)

l Join Rushville Elks 1307 for their Oyster Extravaganza to benefit Indiana Veterans Services. The Oyster Extravaganza begins serving at 6:30 p.m. and includes: Oyster stew, ham & beans, fried oysters, turkey fries, livers & gizzards, and all the trimmings. The evening includes fun and games. Cost is $18 in advance or $20 at the door.

l Local 118 UAW Roots Blower retirees are welcome to a pitch in dinner at 11:30 a.m. at Eastside Methodist Church in Connersville. Bring filled covered dish. Drinks, plates, etc., provided. Bring spouse or friend. Widows welcome.

l The Rush Co. Board of Commissioners and ADA Consultants of Indiana invite you to attend a public hearing at 7 p.m. in the Courthouse Assembly Room. The Board is seeking public input regarding the current accessibility in and around the county. The ADA will also answer any questions regarding ADA compliance in the city.

FRIDAY (11/9)

l Dance for elementary school age children, 6 to 8 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of Rush County. $3 per person. DJ. Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

SATURDAY (11/10)

l Rush County Genealogical Society will meet at 11 a.m. at the Rushville Elks #1307, 223 E 3rd Street, Rushville. This is the Election of Officers meeting. Please plan to be there]. Also, Brian Sheehan will be giving a program on Rush County history with lots of pictures. Information: rushcogs@gmail.com

l Pancake Breakfast, 6:30 to 10 a.m., Masonic Lodge. Every other month the Masonic Lodge hosts an all you can eat pancake breakfast. The cost is $5. Sausage, eggs and pancakes will be served. This event is sponsored by Phoenix Lodge # 62 F&AM and Martha Poe OES.

l Indiana Blood Center blood drives, 7:30 – 9:15 a.m., Masonic Lodge Phoenix 62 F&AM. Donors can find the most up to date drive information or schedule an appointment by visiting www.donorpoint.org or by calling 800.632.4722 and selecting option #4. If you have any questions, please contact Indiana Blood Center at 800-632-4722.

l The Hoosier Gym in Knightstown Dinner and a Movie at 6 p.m. “Raise the Roof” benefit will kick off the Hoosier Gym Community Center’s efforts to raise funds for a new roof over the lobby of the 90-year-old facility. A pork dinner and the movie “Hoosiers” will be show in Blu-ray format. Tickets $10 adults, $5 children 12 and younger. Tickets are on sale at the Hoosier Gym, Knightstown Chamber of Commerce, MidCountry Media, Americana Bank (Knightstown), Citizens State Bank (Knightstown), Main Source Bank (Knightstown) and the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in News Castle. Information, call 800-668-1895.

l Holiday Expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rushville Elementary School East and West gyms. Many vendors including craft vendors, various home consultants and businesses. Bake sale, lunch and door prizes. Admission $1. This event is a fundraiser for Rushville Victim’s Assistance, Inc., St. Mary’s PTA, and the Rushville Republican EIN.  This is a great time to start your Christmas shopping.

SUNDAY (11/11)

l Veterans Day

l Arc’s annual Wheelchair Bowling Event. Times of 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. are available. Call Jan Hornaday at 561-3108 or Cindy Sickbert at 932-4563 to register your team of four or five bowlers. Team fees are a minimum of $125. All proceeds help those with physical or mental challenges.

MONDAY (11/12)

l A salute to Veterans, 9 a.m., Rushville Elementary School East Gym. Please join us for a special program as we salute our Veterans. If you are a Veteran and will be attending this program, please let us know by calling Rushville Elementary School East at 938-1616.

l F.I.T. Walkabouts will “Cruise Calvary”. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the south end of Calvary Cemetery on Fort Wayne Road. This walkabout is sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Information: 932-5974.

TUESDAY (11/13)

l Partners for a Healthy Rush County will meet at 5:15 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club of Rush County, 1590 N. Sexton Street. This meeting of Rush County’s health coalition is open to the public. Information: Rush County Health Department at 932-3103.

THURSDAY (11/15)

l RCHS Fall Jazz Concert at 7 p.m. at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts on the RCHS Campus.

l Indiana Blood Center blood drives, Noon – 4 p.m., Trane Company. Donors can find the most up to date drive information or schedule an appointment by visiting www.donorpoint.org or by calling 800.632.4722 and selecting option #4. If you have any questions, please contact Indiana Blood Center at 800-632-4722.

l Walk with the Indianapolis Hiking Club as they visit Rushville with “Get Fit on the Fitness Trail”. Meet at 3:45 p.m. in the parking lot east of Rushville Consolidated High School. This F.I.T. Walkabout is sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Information: 932-5974.

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.

MONDAY (11/19)

l Take some F.I.T. laps on the RCS track to make room for Thursday’s turkey. Meet at the track north of Benjamin Rush Middle School at 5 p.m. Be sure to dress for the weather. This walkabout is sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Information: 932-5974.

WEDNESDAY (11/21)

l Take a F.I.T. Walkabout to prepare for Thanksgiving dinner. Meet at 1 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, 1590 N Sexton Street. Depending upon the weather we will either walk inside or outside. This walkabout is sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Information: 932-5974.

THURSDAY (11/22)

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

SATURDAY (11/23)

l RCHS Band Alumni Night.

MONDAY (11/26)

l F.I.T. Walkabouts are exploring the available indoor walking options. On Monday, November 26, meet at Memorial Gymnasium at 11:35 a.m. Memorial Gym is available (when school is in session) Monday – Friday from 6:30 – 8:00 a.m. and during the students’ lunchtime – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. and Wednesday 11:20 – 11:50 a.m. F.I.T. Walkabouts are sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Information: 932-5974.

WEDNESDAY (11/28)

l Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Evonne Kuhn. Lori Kuhn will be co-hostess. Phyllis White will give devotions. Teola Carmony will give the lesson on “Something I Can Do for the Ones I Love.” Roll call: Favorite Thanksgiving food. Members are reminded to bring their secret pal information.          

THURSDAY (11/29)

l Indiana Blood Center blood drives, 2 – 6 p.m., Rush Memorial Hospital. Donors can find the most up to date drive information or schedule an appointment by visiting www.donorpoint.org or by calling 800.632.4722 and selecting option #4. If you have any questions, please contact Indiana Blood Center at 800-632-4722.

l Walk with the Indianapolis Hiking Club as they visit Rushville with “Get Fit on the Fitness Trail”. Meet at 3:45 p.m. in the parking lot east of Rushville Consolidated High School. This F.I.T. Walkabout is sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Information: 932-5974.



DECEMBER

SATURDAY (12/1)

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.

THURSDAY (12/6)

RCHS Madrigals Dinner, Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sun., Dec. 9, Rush County Courthouse. Information: 932-3901.

FRIDAY (12/7)

l Dance for elementary school age children, 6 to 8 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of Rush County. $3 per person. DJ. Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

TUESDAY (12/11)

l RCHS Band Christmas Concert, Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.

WEDNESDAY (12/12)

l RCHS Choirs Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m., Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts featuring all five choirs. Concert is free and the public is invited.

FRIDAY (12/14)

l Rush County Players Christmas production, Miracle on 34th Street. Shows will be Dec. 14, 15, and 16 at St. Mary’s School Auditorium.

TUESDAY (12/18)

l Main Street Christian Church, 615 N. Main St., offers a free hot meal and fellowship with our friends in need from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. December’s dinner has been changed from the last Tuesday of the month. Carry-out available. Contact the church at 932-2997 for more information.



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 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 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 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.



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