Calendar of Events

August 14, 2014

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

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

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

August 13, 2014

Watercolor Art with a Twist

Join Tri-State Artisans for an amazing evening of art. Instructor Sue Kaur will introduce you to the wonderful world of watercolors in a relaxed, fun environment. Each person will create their very own watercolor sunflower to take home and decorate the walls.  Grab some friends and let’s get creative, register online at www.events.tsartisans.com/columbus

 

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Start: August 13, 2014 6:30 pm
End: August 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tri-State Artisans
Phone: 812-528-5748
Address:
422 Washington St, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: 30.00

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 13, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 13, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Phone: 8123721571
Address:
719 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Alzheimer’s: Communications and Behaviors

This session is designed to explore the nature of behavioral changes in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease. It will include strategies to address difficult behaviors and explore how communication with a person with Alzheimer’s changes with disease progression.  Strategies for more effective communication throughout the course of the disease will be given.  Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.

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Start: August 13, 2014 12:00 pm
End: August 13, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

August 12, 2014

Reverse Mortgages

Have you heard about reverse mortgages, but aren’t quite sure if they’re legitimate or a scam?  Were you wondering if one is right for you or someone you know?  Reverse Mortgages can be a useful financial tool for older homeowners, but they’re not for everyone.  Lisa Piercefield a certified Reverse Mortgage Counselor from Apprisen will provide a basic overview of Reverse Mortgage and alternatives.

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Start: August 12, 2014 6:30 pm
End: August 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Writer’s Weekend

Writers’ Weekend!
October 17th and 18th
Columbus Youth Camp
12454 West Youth Camp Road
Columbus, IN 47201

http://columbusyouthcamp.com/index.html

For more information call: Debi Hurt 812 371-4128
Or email debicl40@yahoo.com

Friday, Oct 17th – Open Mic 7:00 to 9:00
Saturday, October 18th – Mini Workshops 9:00 to 5:00 pm
You may register for 3 workshops

Lunch is included.

$55.00 per person or $100 per couple.

Payment must be received by September 1, 2014.
There will be prizes drawn throughout the workshop, if you would like to donate a Book or Service, contact me.

 

Start: August 12, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 12, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Columbus Youth Camp
Address:
12454 West Youth Camp Road, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

August 11, 2014

Homelessness in Columbus

As part of her senior project at Columbus East Maggie Frazier will present facts and information on the state of the homeless in Columbus and cover what people can do to help with situation.

Start: August 11, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 11, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

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 11, 2014
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
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