Calendar of Events

August 14, 2014

Johnson County Community Foundation Letter of Inquiry

August 1st Deadline for Johnson County Community Foundation Letter of Inquiry

The Johnson County Community Foundation will again offer grants to area nonprofits during its next grant cycle. Grants will be awarded to 501(c)3 organizations, schools and municipalities that serve Johnson County residents in the area of agriculture, arts & culture, civic & community development, education, enrichment, and health & human services.

A letter of inquiry must be submitted by August 1st to the Johnson County Community Foundation and can be found in the Apply for a Grant page of the Foundation’s website at www.jccf.org.

The community foundation makes it possible for people of all means to act philanthropically, regardless of the size of their donation, and provides leadership to improve Johnson County forever. Donations may be made at any time to established funds. A list of established funds can be located at www.jccf.org.

For more information, contact Stephanie Walls at 317-738-2213, e-mail stephaniew@jccf.org , or visit www.jccf.org.

Start: August 14, 2014
End: August 28, 2014
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Thursday, August 14 is DQ® Miracle Treat Day
Blizzard® Treat sales to benefit local kids in need
 
Chips Ahoy!® and Oreo® will be among the Blizzard® Treats served at participating DQ®and DQ Grill & Chill® locations nationwide on Miracle Treat Day to benefit local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During the ninth annual Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, August 14th, one dollar or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit MiracleTreatDay.com.
Date: August 14, 2014
Venue: Dairy Queens
Address:
IN, United States

Nicole Pence

Columbus native Nicole Pence will chat about her job as anchor of Fox59 NewsPoint at 11.  The show premiered on June 30.  Learn about some of the ins and outs of a newsroom from Nicole.  Note – if a story breaks that morning Nicole will not make it down to Columbus for this program.  Pence was nominated for an Emmy award for her work as a broadcast anchor in April of 2014.  Before coming to FOX59, Pence solo anchored Indianapolis’ number-one rated weekend morning program, Weekend Sunrise on WTHR.  In her spare time, Pence loves to travel. She lived with a family in Segovia, Spain, studied cooking in Italy, climbed the Great Wall in Beijing, China, crawled through the Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt, and tangoed in Argentina.  She is involved with several Central Indiana organizations, including Make-A-Wish, Pacers Cares, and the DePauw University Alumni Association.

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Start: August 14, 2014 11:30 am
End: August 14, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Bartholomew County Writers Group

Meet with other writers in the county, share ideas and learn.

Start: August 14, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 14, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Hoosier Harvest

Home food preservation class series will cover a broad range of topics within a hands-on learning environment. Participants are encouraged to register early since space is limited. Additional registration information can be found at https://extension.purdue.edu/Bartholomew/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=5295#.U6wujxBtxps. One may attend the full series of 5 classes or select particular classes of interest. For more information call Purdue Extension – Bartholomew County, (812) 379-1665.

Start: August 14, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 14, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Columbus East High School
Address:
IN, United States
Cost: $10/class or $45 for all 5 classes

Fresh From the Garden

Join us on the Plaza as 240sweet Artisan Foodworks’ Chef Alexa demonstrates how to use your garden produce to create tomato, pesto, and fried goat cheese salad; pickled veggies; Thai spring rolls and fruit shrubs.  Samples all around!  Bring your own chair.  Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Library Associates.  Rain location, Red Room.

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Start: August 14, 2014 6:30 pm
End: August 14, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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