September 16th, thru 30th, 2016
Medic First Aid® with AED is a basic training course in emergency care designed for use in the business/industrial setting. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), AED use, and other important emergency care skills are combined into this course, which allows the graduate to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency. Students learn the same priorities of care and approach to the patient used by professionals. This approach results in a continuity of care as the patient is passed on to EMT, nurse, and doctor. A Medic First Aid® with AED course will be offered Tuesday, October 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. The fee for the class is $65; class size is limited and pre-registration is required by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.
FRENCH LICK (September 13, 2016) —The Indiana Heart Gallery will be hosting its Southern Indiana Family Event to connect individuals and families interested in adoption with local and statewide resources, including children currently being featured in the Heart Gallery. This will be a great opportunity for families and individuals to learn more about adoption through foster care in a fun, informal setting and also enjoy FREE activities at Shotz. Adoption staff will be on-hand to answer your questions about foster-adoption. Families interested are encouraged to register. The event will take place at Shotz Miniature Golf and Lazer Tag , 8529 IN-56, in French Lick , Wednesday, September 21st from 5-7pm
Vincennes University is ready to help ITT students who have had their education disrupted by the sudden closing of ITT. ITT was banned Aug. 25 from enrolling new students who used federal financial aid because the company had become a risk to students and taxpayers, according to officials from the U.S. Department of Education. Former ITT students may receive assistance by contacting the VU Admissions Office at 812-888-4313 or by email at email@example.com. Military veterans should contact the VU Veterans Office by calling 800-468-7480. VU has been named a military friendly school by several organizations.
LOUISVILLE. Ky. (Sept. 8, 2016) — During National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply for patients in need. A blood drive will be held at: Orleans High School, 200 West Wilson Street on Tuesday, Sept 20th, from : 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
Mitchell Church of Christ, 1004 Main Street on Sept 22d, from 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Give the gift of life, give blood.
Dunkin' for Dexter
There will be a 3 on 3 basketball tourney and slam dunk contest on September 24, start time at 1pm. The event is in conjunction with the Orange Co Pumpkin festival and will take place at the Springs Valley Jr High gym. Entry is $40 per team boys girls and coed teams may enter Slam dunk contest is $10 per person Basketball goals will be lowered for the younger kids so they can do slam dunk contest.
Each player will receive a t-shirt and 1st and 2nd place will receive a trophy or medal. For more info call Butch or Heather Royer at 812-678-2060 All proceeds go to the Dexter Royer sports memorial scholarship fund.
The River Church at 401 Water St. in Shoals is having their Fall Coat/clothing giveaway on Saturday, September 24th. 9am to 1pm. Lots of clothing ,, all sies, Everyone is welcome to partake. For more info call Monica at 709-2269
October 1st thru 15th
VU Jasper Campus in cooperation with Purdue Technical Assistance Program and Dubois Strong will offer a Workforce Development Series for Fall 2016. Seminars are designed to enhance the skills of incumbent workers and new hires. Skills for Success will be held October 14, from 8AM to 4PM. In this course, participants will learn methods, techniques, and tools that can help one to become a highly valued member of an organization. Cost is $295. To register call 481-5937
October 15, 6 PM, @ Springs Valley High School football field
The Springs Valley Youth Football league presents the first annual Alumni Orange Bowl 2.0. The Orange Bowl 2.0 is a flag football game between football alumni from the Springs Valley Blackhawks and Paoli Rams. Admission will be a free will offering, benefitting the youth football leagues in the county. Full concession stand available. Come see some of the great Valley football players from the school's past take on the Paoli Rams, Saturday night October 15 @ 6PM under the lights of Death Valley. For more information contact Michael Allstott 812-865-6263
October 16th thru 32th, 2016
“Your Health and Diabetes” Education Jasper – Discovering the diagnosis of diabetes can be overwhelming. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center wants to support you in this transition of lifestyle, and sponsors a continuing education group for persons with diabetes, pre-diabetes, or anyone who is interested in learning about the disease. The topic for the October class is “Navigating the Grocery Store”. This support group is held the third Monday of each month and provides knowledge to help you feel more secure, manage problems, and avoid hospitalization for diabetes-related issues. The next meeting will be Monday, October 17 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Memorial Hospital’s Mary Potter Meeting Room, at 800 West 9th Street in Jasper. For more information, please contact Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Diabetes Management and Prevention at 812-996-0521.