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May 1, 2014

Women In Leadership Lunch

Join us as the Chamber celebrates four outstanding women who personify the Chamber’s values of Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. We will hear all about our honorees, enjoy lunch and networking time. Click here for more information and to register. This event will be the exclusive women in business event of the year, you won’t want to miss it!  Register Here

Start: May 1, 2014 11:30 am
End: May 1, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Clarion Hotel
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

May 2, 2014

TEN Round Table

Join us for a fun, structured event where you will participate in an interactive roundtable discussion designed to help you make the best connections for your business and others, and to start building new strategic business relationships.  Register Here

Start: May 2, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 2, 2014 9:30 am
Venue: Columbus Visitor's Center
Address:
506 5th St , Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Ignite Columbus

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Ignite Columbus
Friday, May 2nd from 6:30-9:00 pm
At IU Center for Art and Design
310 Jackson Street, downtown Columbus, IN

You are invited to a lively evening of food, drink and frivolity as we promote social change through creative thinking. See what happens when great minds compete for huge cash prizes in a fast-paced format to see who has the next great idea for our community.
-No cover
-Free (yummy!) food
-Cash bar
-Great music
-Brilliant presentations

Start: May 2, 2014 6:30 pm
End: May 2, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: IU Center for Art and Design
Address:
310 Jackson St. , Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

May 3, 2014 – May 4, 2014

INDIANA GOURD SOCIETY STATE SHOW 2014

The Magical Beauty of Gourds.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
Sat., May 3, 9 am-6 pm, and Sun., May 4, 9 am-3 pm, at the Boone County 
Fairgrounds (I-65 Exit 138), Lebanon, IN.  Age 14-60 $5, Seniors 60+ $3, Under 
14 free!  Bring a can of food for $1.00 off admission.
Gourd Competitions, Vendors, IGS Gourd Store,
Seeds, Demos, Kids’ Booth, Gourd Art Raffle, and Auctions Saturday & 
Sunday! Gourd Gurus To Answer Questions. Entries & Preregistered Classes 
ONLY Fri., May 2, noon – 7 pm.  Info at showchair@indianagourdsociety.org & 
www.indianagourdsociety.org.
Start: May 3, 2014
End: May 4, 2014
Venue: Boone County Fairgrounds
Address:
Lebanon , IN, United States
Cost: $3-$5

Crown Hill Cemetery

crownhillLearn of the history of Crown Hill Cemetery from Nikki Stoddard Schofield, staff genealogist, tour guide, and published author.  Celebrating its 150th year, Crown Hill, located in Indianapolis, is rich in history and is the nation’s third largest non-government cemetery.  Benjamin Harrison, John Dillinger, Col. Eli Lilly, James Whitcomb Riley and Booth Tarkington are a few of the famous Hoosiers 

Start: May 3, 2014 2:00 pm
End: May 3, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 4, 2014

CMV Foundation Benefit Concert

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Start: May 4, 2014 12:30 pm
End: May 4, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: The Eagles
Address:
122 E 2nd St, Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

May 6, 2014

Mileposts in Indiana Automotive History

horvathLearn about Indiana’s automotive heritage and automotive pioneers who brought us inventions such as tilt steering, cruise control and hydraulic brakes.  More than 400 automobiles, trucks, and cycle cars can claim Indiana production or assemblage.  Presenter Dennis Horvath has been an avid collector of automobile facts and memorabilia for more than 30 years and is the lead author of Indiana Cars: A History of the Automobile in Indiana and Hoosier Tour: A 1913 Indiana to Pacific Journey.  He is the Web publisher of Cruise-IN.com: Celebrating Indiana automotive history and is a contributing writer for Old Cars Weekly and The Indianapolis Star.  

Start: May 6, 2014 6:30 pm
End: May 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

May 7, 2014

Introducing Windows 8

denise2Do you want to know more about the Microsoft Windows 8 interface? Join us for an introduction and demonstration of some of the new features. Bring your Windows 8 computer to practice on if you own one.  Presented by Reference Librarian Denise Wirrig.

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

May 8, 2014

Bartholomew County Writers Group

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

Start: May 8, 2014 6:00 pm
End: May 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Champion a Child

Stefanie Loudenback will discuss The Villages’ foster care services, adoption services, and how to become involved.  She will also answer questions.  May is National Foster Care Month. 

Start: May 8, 2014 6:30 pm
End: May 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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