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July 31, 2014

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: July 31, 2014 6:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Columbus East High School
Address:
IN, United States
Cost: $10/class or $45 for all 5 classes

August 1, 2014 – August 2, 2014

Tower Tree Truck Classic – Semi-Truck Show – Greensburg, IN

Semi-truck show – registration begins Friday 8/1/14 at 5 pm with light show and light judging at dusk.  Saturday 8 am to dusk – registration ends at 9 am with judging beginning at 10 am.  Saturday – TRUCK PARADE AT DUSK – Awards Ceremony before parade.

Classes include Antique Trucks, Working Class Bobtail or Combo, Limited Mileage Combo, Wash & Show Bobtail or Combo, Specialty trucks, Cab Forward, Sleeper, Paint, Motor, Lights Bobtail or Combo and NO HOPE.

Come get a close look at the big rigs

PROCEEDS Go To – Wounded Warrior Project

Sponsored by LB Trucking and Rockwood Products -

Start: August 1, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Decatur County Fairgrounds
Phone: 812-528-5666
Address:
Greensburg, IN, United States
Cost: 0 for visitors - participants $50 main class / $25 each additional class

August 3, 2014

Community Praise & Prayer Event

Franklin churches are joining together to worship God and pray for the needs of our community students and schools. We will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the High School Auditorium, where a combined praise team will lead us in worship. We will also pray for the faculty, staff, and administration of Franklin Community Schools.
At 7:00 we will break up and head to the various schools for prayer walks. Specific needs of each school will be presented, and those at each school will pray for those needs in small groups as they walk around the building.

Start: August 3, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 3, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Franklin Community High School
Address:
Franklin, IN, United States
Cost: Free

August 4, 2014

Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame Induction Nominations

Nominations for Inaugural Induction are Being Accepted Through September 1, 2014

The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is calling for nominations for its first group of honorees.

Its board of directors is compiled of representatives from the business, government and retired military sectors. The Chairman of the board, Russell H. Dowden, Jr., COL, USA (Retired) was inducted into the Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame in 2011 as that is his home state. Now a Hoosier, Mr. Dowden formed the idea of creating a similar organization here.

Up to fifteen veterans will be honored for military service achievements and/or community contributions. To be eligible, a nominee must meet any one of these criteria:
> Been born in Indiana
> Entered military service in Indiana
> Lived in Indiana for a minimum of eight years

All branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, all ages, living or deceased, and males and females will be considered equally. The complete nomination packet and criteria can be found at imvhof.com. Nominations will be accepted through end of day September 1, 2014.

The first induction ceremony will take place on November 7, 2014 at the Garrison at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in Lawrence, IN. Event details will be available on the website as it nears.

Tax deductible donations can be made via check or money orders made out to IMVHOF and sent to: IMVHOF

P.O. Box 269098 Indianapolis, IN 46226

 

IMVHOF FACT SHEET

CONTACT: Annette Roy Board Member, Public Relations 317-916-6268 annetteroy@sbcglobal.net

Name: Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame

Reach: The State of Indiana

Mission: The objective of the Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is to honor and provide support to Indiana military veterans and to educate others on their outstanding accomplishments.

• Nominations will be accepted annually for inductees into the Hall of Fame

• 2014 nominations are being accepted now through September 1, 2014

• There is no cost to nominate someone

• Fifteen inductees will be honored at the organization’s inaugural event on November 7, 2014

• Inductees will receive a medallion and presence on the website

Status: • The IMVHOF is a not-for-profit with 501(c)3 status from the IRS

General Nominee Criteria:
• The nominee must have been born in Indiana; entered military service from Indiana; or lived in Indiana for a minimum of eight years
• All criteria and the nomination form can be found on imvhof.com

Connect With Us: Website: www.imvhof.com

Date: August 4, 2014
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

August 5, 2014

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Receive emotional support and practical assistance in coping with the issues you face and the latest information on research.  Meetings are confidential. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.  Group will meet the first Tuesday of each month at the library.

Start: August 5, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 5, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

August 6, 2014

Buying A Car

Automotive Sales Consultant Jon Schade brings his knowledge and experience to help you be better prepared and informed when purchasing a car. Everything from research to purchase will be discussed. Make sure to bring your questions and your note pads.

 

Start: August 6, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

August 7, 2014

Greenwood City Center Grand Opening

CITY CENTER
Ribbon Cutting, Clock Dedication & Grand Opening
August 7, 2014
 
 
SCHEDULE
4:00 PM                        City Center Ribbon Cutting
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM      Building Tours
Information will be available about City Projects including:
4   Aquatics Center
4   Downtown Revitalization
4   Duke Energy – Home Energy Assessment Program
4   Pearl Street Sewer Project
4   Pleasant Creek Rehabilitation
4   Worthsville Road Land Use Plan
4   Main Street & Averitt Roundabout
4   The GWD Project
 
4:30 PM                        Bagby Memorial Clock Dedication
7:00 PM                        End
Date: August 7, 2014
Venue: Greenwood City Center
Address:
Greenwood, IN, 46142, 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 7, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 7, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Columbus East High School
Address:
IN, United States
Cost: $10/class or $45 for all 5 classes

Soccer Basics

The World Cup Soccer matches brought about a renewed interest in this sport.  Mark Bridgeman, Director of Technical Training for Columbus Express Soccer, will provide an introduction to the tactics and techniques of soccer.  The basic rules of soccer will be covered along with the positions and number of players on the field for each team and other aspects of the game. Bridgeman played soccer at North Carolina State University and with Cincinnati Donauschwaben. He holds a USSF “C” coaching license, and teaches in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Ivy Tech in Columbus.

Start: August 7, 2014 6:30 pm
End: August 7, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

August 9, 2014

One Stroke Painting

Learn to blend, shade, and highlight, all in one stroke.  Participants will paint a sunset scene on a 16 x 20 wrapped canvas.  Instructor Marilyn Tentler is a Level 2 One Stroke Certified Instructor.  Fee covers all supplies. $25 fee covers all supplies.  Must register at mybcpl.org or call 379-1266.  For ages 13 and up.

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Start: August 9, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 9, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: 25.00
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