Upcoming Events

August 2, 2014

Bible Storytelling Day

We will be telling Bible stories and making crafts around the theme
“The Battle Belongs to the Lord.” We will also have activity booths and
information on how to use the power of bible stories to teach family, friends, and neighbors.

Lunch will start at 11:00 and is provided free of charge by our family and friends.

Start: August 2, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 2, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Donner Park
Address:
739 22nd St, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

The Cellular Connection Backpack Giveaway

On August 2nd at The Cellular Connection (Premium Verizon Wireless Retailer), there will be a backpack giveaway. The giveaway comes as an initiative that’s part of TCC’s ‘Culture of Good’. There will be roughly 250 backpacks to be given away. Each one includes school supplies such as pencils, paper, folder, etc., so that families in need can take part and send their kids to school prepared in the fall.

Start: August 2, 2014 12:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: The Cellular Connection
Address:
2075 Johnathon Moore Pike, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

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

Greenwood Summer Concert Series

Jayne Bond and the Pink Martinis
JAYNE BOND AND THE PINK MARTINIS
Saturday, August 2, 7 p.m.
Greenwood Amphitheater
 
Jayne Bond makes its Greenwood summer series debut with a choreographed show that will leave you dancing all night long. Think Party. Think Pink.

Click HERE for the full schedule!

Start: August 3, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 3, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Amphitheater
Phone: 317-881-4545
Address:
300 S Washington St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States
Cost: FREE

August 4, 2014

Seymour Area Youth Football League

The Seymour Area Youth Football League (SAYFL) is a new elementary tackle football league this year based in Seymour (no traveling). The league is open to all area kids entering 3rd-6th grade. There will be a 3rd/4th grade division and a 5th/6th grade division. A “combine” will be held to choose even teams based on size and talent level. K-2nd grade flag football will still be organized through the high school program and is not affiliated with SAYFL.

Our mission is to teach fundamentals (including USA Football’s Heads Up Tackling) along with leadership, teamwork, sportsmanship, and respect. Our vision is to bring our community together in a safe atmosphere and strive to become better neighbors, coaches, parents, fans, and supporters of our local football programs. USA Football’s Heads Up Tackling is a national certification program that each coach (head and assistants for each team) is required to complete to learn proper tackling fundamentals to reduce the likelihood of concussions. We have a Players’ Safety Coach that completes training by USA Football, will train all the league’s coaches, and be present during game days to ensure safety techniques are being followed.

We have some upcoming registration dates listed below. The fee is $130/child and that includes all equipment except cleats. This fee is due before the first practice which is tentatively scheduled for the week of August 25th (coaches will finalize their own schedules for each team). The child will also be properly sized for equipment at that time. Sign up sheets will be available but can also be found on the website. We are currently looking for more coaches. Coaches are required to complete an application, have a background check, and participate in a coaches’ clinic put on by Seymour’s Head Varsity Football Coach to learn the rule book, play book, and proper coaching techniques. Coaches’ applications will be available at the sign ups and can be found on the website as well.

Wednesday, Aug. 20th (5pm-7pm) @ Seymour High School football field – Registration and Equipment Sizing

Thursday, Aug. 21st (5pm-7pm) @ Seymour High School football field – Registration and Equipment Sizing

Friday, Aug. 22nd – First home Varsity game against Franklin HS and SAYFL will be there with a registration table from 6pm-7:30pm.

***Credit Cards will be taken during these registration dates***

 

SAYFL contact info:

Email: SAYFL.contact@gmail.com

Facebook: SAYF League

Twitter: @SAYFL1

Website: www.seymourowlsfootball.com (click on the SAYFL tab)

 

 

Date: August 4, 2014
Venue: Seymour High School
Phone: 812-522-4384
Address:
1350 W. Second St., Seymour, IN, 47274, United States

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

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

This group will meet the first Wednesday or every month at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church from 6:00-8:00 in Room 2102.

Angels of Hope hopes to reach out to those who have walked the same path and together, work to restore hope for the future.

Start: August 6, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Phone: 8123721571
Address:
719 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

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
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