May 22, 2013
What happens when your child with special needs turns 18? Find out more about guardianship matters including what is guardianship and do I need to obtain guardianship with Stephanie Mellenbruch, a Seymour attorney. Stephanie takes special heart to those areas involving children and adults who are disabled as she has a brother with special needs. She advises clients on matters involving guardianships, Social Security Disability, and special needs trusts. Program is sponsored by The Columbus Autism Network and The Arc. If you have any questions please contact Christine Belviy at 800-609-8449 ext. 808 or Christine@inautism.org.
May 21, 2013
Nancy Hiller, designer-builder of custom furniture and cabinetry and the author of the book A Home of Her Own, will discuss how making or restoring a home can be a revelatory process, enlightening homeowners as much about themselves as about the structures on which they are working. This phenomenon is all the more evident in cases where a single person–in her book, Hiller focuses on women without partners–is doing the work. In fact, some of the women Hiller interviewed came to see their home as a kind of partner, a development that raises intriguing and rarely posed questions about the meanings of home.
May 20, 2013
In honor of all veterans, Our Hospice of South Central Indiana is sponsoring a free afternoon at Yes Cinema to see Honor Flight, the movie. Watch as four World War II veterans participate in an Honor Flight with other veterans to see their war memorial in Washington, D.C. Yes Cinema doors will open at 2:00pm for the 3:00pm free showing. Concessions will be on sale by Yes Cinema staff. Free Ticket available this week in the Lobby of the Our Hospice Inpatient Facility at 2626 E. 17th Street (9:00am – 11:00am and 1:00pm – 3:00pm)
May 19, 2013
The Fitness Factory & 812CrossFit is having their 2nd Annual Free 5K Dog Walk May 19th, 2013 at 1:00pm. Any donations made will go to the Bartholomew County Humane Society. The walk will start at the gym located at 1750 25th Street (the old Aldi building in the 25th Street Shopping Plaza). EVERYONE is welcome! There will be a limited amount of extra dogs available to walk if you don’t have one, please call 812-657-7093 to request a dog to walk that day.
Summer Jam Benefit Concert
for Paul Clear, Diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in 2010.
When: May 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: Heflin Park, Taylorsville
Admission: $3/adults and Kids 12 & under FREE
Performing: The McGuires, Cousin Freddie, Major Infraction, Bigelow P-Funk, Dinis Hill & Scott Geer
Refreshments will be sold, too, with proceeds going for the benefit.
The Mike Tungett Organ Benefit is an event to raise funds and awareness of organ donation – especially liver transplants.
There will be tons of things to do for the whole family: The “Poker Run” Motorcycle Ride, great music from local bands, a cake walk, corn hole tournaments, raffle drawings, an auction, and face painting for the kids!
Registration for the “Poker Run” Motorcycle Ride is 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Kick stands up at 12:30 pm. $15.00 single or $20.00 couple.
All proceeds go to offset medical expenses associated with the liver transplant.
For more info, call Nikki, 812-350-6997 or contact Martha, 812-343-3162. For information about the motorcycle ride, contact Michelle at 812-374-2686.
May 18, 2013
Annual banquet for graduates from Hope, Clifford, and Hauser High Schools.
North Christian Church of Columbus will be having a Community Concert / hog roast on MAY 18 2013 to raise funds for this year’s mission trip to Kenya. This year’s trip will mark the 4th visit members of North Christian Church will be going to Machakos Kenya, where they have been assisting in building a Multi-Purpose center that will serve as a worship building, Career and Development Center, Daycare, Counseling and offer basis health needs.
JOIN US ON MAY 18, 2013 at North Christian Church grounds for this community event that will be filled with music from local musicians like D.I.G, Shilombish, and others.
The event will start at 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. All donations will go to towards the Kenya Mission trip.
Canned food donations will go to Love Chapel.
North Christian Church is located at 850 Tipton Ln Columbus, IN 47201 (812) 372-1531
Go to http://www.africainlandchurch.org
For more information
Community fund raise Concert for the 2013 Kenya Mission Trip
Toni Whiteside, a member of the Bartholomew County Genealogical Society, has a unique way of making her family records interesting and easily accessible. She will share tips she used in her award-winning 4H Fair entry. Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Genealogical Society.
“Threads of our Diversity: Oral histories from our LGBTQ community” is a project launched in with five community organizations to help give voice to marginalized and “silenced” Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning community members. A launch event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2013, 9:30am – 12:30pm, at the Auditorium, Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Avenue, Columbus, Indiana The program includes a keynote speech by Rev. Dr. Stephen Sprinkle, a presentation on hate crimes by local and federal law enforcement officials, a 30 minute Threads of our Diversity DVD screening, and a discussion with participants about what the community can do to make it more welcoming to LGBTQ members.
Snacks will be served. Registration and coffee is at 9:00am. Keynote address begins at 9:30am. The event costs $15 and is open to the public. Scholarships are available. Please register at ColumbusICC.org. It is hoped this event will open up dialogue in the community on the topic of sexual orientation and gender identity and what we can do to make this a more welcoming community for LGBTQ members.
The 30th Annual Doll and Bear Show will be Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds Community Building.
Admission is FREE! There will be antique, modern and collectible dolls and bears. There will also be free door prizes!
Sponsored by the Dolls night Out Club of Columbus. For more information, contact 812-376-9124.
The Progeria Research Foundation presents the 6th Annual Zach Pickard Pelican 5K Run/Walk. Help us find the cure for Progeria, a fatal rapid aging syndrome, afflicting children. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 9:00 am at Brownstown Electric Supply Co., Inc.
FREE T-SHIRTS FOR PRE-REGISTER
$500 VISA GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY
For race information, please contact Josh Teipen, email@example.com, or 812-358-4555.
For more information regarding the Progeria Syndrome, visit the Progeria Research Foundation at www.progeriaresearch.org.
White Creek United Methodist Church is hosting the annual “All You Can Eat” Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 18 from 8:00 am to 10:30 am.
Biscuits and Gravy
Coffee – Juice – Milk
Free Will Offering for Meal. Proceeds go towards church improvements and other United Methodist Women projects.
May 17, 2013 – May 18, 2013
The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. The American Cancer Society invites you to take that step with us by joining the global Relay For Life movement. When you walk to end cancer at a Relay event, it’s your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness Continue reading
May 16, 2013
Kyle Loshure’s book Solar Independent Utility Systems Manual: A Greener Way of Living covers topics such as solar panels, battery banks, refrigeration, various water systems and geothermal cooling/heating. Loshure will cover these and related topics and explain how he and his family save money on electricity, heating and water on their Jennings County home.