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January 16th thru 31st Southern Indiana Pork Conference set for Jasper
JASPER, Ind. - Purdue Extension and the trade group Indiana Pork are teaming up to present the fifth annual Southern Indiana Pork Conference on Jan. 30 in Jasper.   The conference runs from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant, 393 Third Ave. Kenneth Eck, Extension educator in Dubois County, said the conference will focus on key issues in the pork industry, such as livestock regulations, swine production and animal health, including the latest information on the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.
Topics and speakers are:  * "Health Concerns - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea," presented by John Baker, a graduate of the Purdue
College of Veterinary Medicine and founder of the Warrick Vet Clinic.   
* "Lower Cost, Higher Fiber By-Product Diets," presented by
Allan Schinckel, Purdue Extension breeding and genetics specialist.
* "State Regulatory and Legislative Issues and How They'll Affect You," presented by Josh Trenary, executive director of Indiana Pork, and Ben Wicker, director of producer outreach for Indiana Pork.
* "On-Farm Semen Storage," presented by
Kara Stewart, Purdue Extension reproductive physiologist.
* "Understanding Piglet Gut Immune Responses Due to Weaning Stress and Soybean Meals," presented by
Brian Richert, Purdue Extension swine specialist.
* "Pork Quality Assurance-Plus Certification," presented by Eck. Producers seeking certification need only attend this portion of conference.
To register for the conference, go to
www.indianapork.org and click on the pork conference banner or call Indiana Pork at 317-396-9352.
Indiana Pork will provide a free lunch. Reservations for the lunch must be made by Jan. 23. For more information visit
http://www.extension.purdue.edu/dubois or contact the Purdue Extension Dubois County office at 812-482-1782 or duboisces@purdue.edu.

Coming up on JAN, 31st from 8 am to 11 am the Mitchell first church of God INSIDE OUT YOUTH MINISTRY will be having a pancake breakfast fundraiser cost is make a donation, address is 405 N 12 street Mitchell IN 47446 That is Saturday JAN 31st from 8 am to 11 am pancake breakfast fundraiser

Will be having a pancake breakfast fundraiser cost is make a donation, address is 405 N 12 street Mitchell IN 47446 That is Saturday JAN 31st from 8 am to 11 am pancake breakfast fundraiser

Paoli Christian Church to host Wild Game Feed January 31
Paoli Christian Church will hold their annual Wild Game Feed on Saturday January 31 at 6 pm. It will be held at the Orange County Community Center located at the 4H Fairgrounds in Paoli. This dinner is free, and everyone is invited to attend. The menu will consist of wild game harvested by PCC members as well as more exotic game that they buy. There will be about 30 wild game items on the menu including alligator, buffalo, camel, halibut, llama, pheasant, python, rabbit, smoked salmon, squirrel, turtle, venison, and wild boar, wild ducks, wild turkey, and yak. There will also be a variety of side dishes such as mac-and cheese, wild mushrooms, wild rice, drinks, and desserts. In addition to the dinner, pastor Larry Vinson will deliver a short outdoor-related motivational message. Attendees will also have an opportunity to win a variety of hunting and fishing door prizes including several big ticket items. Appropriate dress for the evening is anything camo. We hope we can find you there! For further information, contact: Jack Mendell 812-936-6100, jemendell@yahoo.com, Pastor Larry Vinson 812-723-2664

February 1st thru 15th

Relay for Life of Orange County Quest a Cure for Cancer. Join as they slay dragons and rescue damsels while fighting our mutual enemy, cancer. A Relay Rally will be held on Tuesday, February 3d at 6pm at Paoli Friends Church basement. A committee meeting will be held after the rally. Every team represented will receive a gift. Call 653-1095

The 2015 Polar Plunge to beneit Special Olympics wil be held at Paoli Christian Church, 1700 West Hospital road on Friday, February 6th at 7pm. $3 and kids under 3 are free.. Come Freeze for a reason.

With seasonal flu and inclement winter weather preventing many regular donors from giving, the Red Cross urges healthy, eligible donors to make an appointment to donate blood in the coming days and weeks. All blood types are currently needed to help maintain a diverse and sufficient blood supply, especially types O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767
Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Orange

Orleans

2/2/2015: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Orleans Christian, 319 South Maple St.

Lawrence

Bedford

2/12/2015: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 2202 M St.

2/16/2015: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., The Hideout, 17 Timberland Pass

Martin

Loogootee

2/12/2015: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Loogootee High School, 201 Brooks Ave.

Shoals

2/11/2015: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Shoals Beta Club, Route 2

Prostate Cancer Screening Offered for the Community  Jasper – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Prostate Cancer Screening for men age 50 and over or for those with a high risk for prostate cancer. The screening will take place at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue, Jasper on Monday, February 2 from 6:00 – 9:30 a.m. Results will be mailed to participants.  No appointment or pre-registration necessary. The cost of the PSA screening is $20. A take-home colon cancer detection kit is also available for $8, and a lipid profile is available for $10. A 12-hour fast is required prior to the screening for the lipid profile. Payment is required at the time of screening. No Medicare, Medicaid, or insurances are applicable.   For more information, call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399.

“Eat Right for Life”
Jasper – “Eat Right for Life” is a six-week, textbook-based, nutrition education series offered by Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center that focuses on making healthy choices when considering what to eat. Each week the program reviews a different food group, teaching about the good, the bad, and ugly.  “Eat Right for Life” begins on Tuesday, February 3 from 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. and will continue for 6 weeks, ending on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The program will be held in the Community Relations Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, which is located at 1100 W. 12th Avenue in Jasper. The cost of the program is $50. To pre-register or for more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.@

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center iin Jasper is now offering a support group for breastfeeding mothers. This support group will include weight checks for baby, mom-to-mom support, and mom and baby transitions at home such as pumping and returning to work as well as adding solids.“Check-In Time” will be held on Wednesday, February 4 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Board Conference Room B/C in the Lower Level of the hospital at 800 West 9 Street in Jasper. Moms are encouraged to bring their baby to get weighed and/or bring breast pump to check the pressure. No pre-registration is required. Moms are encouraged to come anytime throughout the hour. For more information on this group, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at

Spring Mill SP hosts spinning workshop, Feb. 9
 Feb. 9 workshop at Spring Mill State Park will teach participants to spin yarn using a drop spindle.  Participants also will have the chance to use spinning wheels from the park’s Pioneer Village.  All supplies are provided. The drop spindle and roving you use in the class will be yours to take home.  The workshop runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Spring Mill Inn in the Elm room.   The workshop includes a buffet lunch at the inn’s Millstone dining room.  Twelve spots are available, and advance registration is required by Feb 7. Register by calling (812) 849-4081. Cost is $45 per person.  For more information, contact Coletta Prewitt at (812) 849-3534 or
springmillstateparks@dnr.IN.gov.  Spring Mill State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2968.htm) is at 3333 State Road 60 East, Mitchell, 47446.To view all DNR news releases, please see dnr.IN.gov.

Jasper – The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center offers a support group for women battling cancer. “Look Good, Feel Better” provides information and cosmetic advice while including hands-on instruction on makeup, skin care, and suggestions for using wigs, turbans, and scarves. Tips for nail care while undergoing treatment are also included. “Look Good, Feel Better” is facilitated by trained, licensed cosmetologists who are American Cancer Society volunteers. Lunch will be provided.   The next session will be held on Monday, February 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance. This program is free, but pre-registration is required.  For more information about “Look Good, Feel Better,” please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at 812-996-0626

VU Jasper will offer a variety of computer classes for Spring 2015. Classes
include:
Beginning Microsoft Excel
2013, 3 Tuesdays, Feb. 10 - 24, 6– 9pm
Fee is $109 and includes text.
Excel Formulas and Functions, Friday, April 17, 9am - 12Noon, Fee is $39.
Excel Tips and Tricks, Tuesday, April 14, 6 – 9pm, Fee is $39.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel
3 Tuesdays, March 10 – 24, 6-9 pm, Fee is $109 and includes text.
Beginning Microsoft Word
3 Thursdays, Feb. 12 – 26, 6 – 9pm, Fee is $109 and includes text.
Intermediate Microsoft Word,
3 Thursdays, March 12 - 26, 6–9pm, Fee is $109 and includes text.
Instructor for all classes us is Maryla Scarpa, adjunct faculty, VUJC
To register please call 481-5937.

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand are offering a retreat, “Heartfulness: Transformation in Christ,” that will include DVD segments on Centering Prayer from Father Thomas Keating, individual silence, reflection, and group wisdom sharing.  The program will be held February 13-14 at Kordes Center on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana. It begins on Friday, February 13, at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time and ends Saturday, February 14, at 4 p.m. The retreat will be presented by Sister Kathy Bilskie, OSB, a member of the Ferdinand Benedictines who has been facilitating Centering Prayer retreats for many years.  The workshop is an opportunity to enrich your journey of heartfulness and to deepen your relationship with God. Experience with the practice of Centering Prayer is recommended.  Retreat cost is $145, including lodging, two meals, and the program. Registration deadline is February 10. For more information, or to register, call 800-880-2777, or 812-367-1411, ext. 2915, or visit www.thedome.org/programs.

February 16th thru 28th

The center is located at 1830 16th Street. Come between 5:30 and 8:30pm for refreshments, a tour, door prizes, and prizes including a Gaming Station,
$50 and $25 gift cards.. Prizes drawn every hour
.

Jasper – The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center offers a support group for women battling cancer. “Look Good, Feel Better” provides information and cosmetic advice while including hands-on instruction on makeup, skin care, and suggestions for using wigs, turbans, and scarves. Tips for nail care while undergoing treatment are also included. “Look Good, Feel Better” is facilitated by trained, licensed cosmetologists who are American Cancer Society volunteers. Lunch will be provided.

The next session will be held on Monday, February 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance. This program is free, but pre-registration is required.

For more information about “Look Good, Feel Better,” please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at 812-996-0626.

Spring Mill SP hosts leather journal workshop

Learn the ancient art of book binding at a leather journal workshop at Spring Mill State Park on Feb. 18.

Participants will make a 100-page leather journal. The workshop will run from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Spring Mill Inn in the Elm Room. All supplies are provided. The workshop includes a buffet lunch at the inn’s Millstone dining room. Twelve spots are available, and advance registration is required by Feb. 15 by calling (812) 849-4508. Cost is $35 per person.

Spring Mill State Park (
Spring Mill State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2968.htm) is at 3333 State Road 60 East, Mitchell, 47446.

To view all DNR news releases, please see dnr.IN.gov

INDIANAPOLIS: The Indiana Department of Revenue (and the IRS) opened the 2015 individual income tax filing season and began processing individual income tax returns. Taxpayers are reminded that the department is available to help. Last year, taxpayers waited an average of only 2 minutes and 45 seconds to have their individual income tax questions answered from the department call center. Taxpayers can contact the customer call center is available from Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 317-232-2240

(and the IRS) opened the 2015 individual income tax filing season and began processing individual income tax returns. Taxpayers are reminded that the department is available to help. Last year, taxpayers waited an average of only 2 minutes and 45 seconds to have their individual income tax questions answered from the department call center. Taxpayers can contact the customer call center is available from Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 317-232-2240

Other Items of Interest:  

 

The Word of Life Fellowship at 864 Adams St. in French Lick.  Service time, Sundays at 10:30am.. Pastor Jerry Nail.  Call 723-9463 of 498-8659 

Living Waters Assembly of God is having "The Caring Place" beginning this THURSDAY night at 7pm. We will be located on main level of Goody B's on College street across from Winnegers Floral shop. Come join us for fellowship, prayer, and Bible Study every Thursday night!

Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday evening community dinner each Wednesday at 6pm at Paoli Christian Church.  Everyone is welcome, no cost and no reservations needed.  Call the church at 723-2664

La Leche League of Orange County offers the latest breastfeeding information an support. Meetings are the 2d Thursday of the month. Pregnant women, mothers and babies are welcome. Meetings are held at the Paoli Friends Church basement at 301 North Gospel St, (Hwy 37, Paoli). Call 723-2305

Tom Frohman, a lawyer at the Bloomington branch of Indiana Legal Services, comes to Paoli the first Wednesday morning of every month to talk to low-income individuals who have legal questions or court cases involving family law issues including paternity, custody, child support, visitation, and divorce. You may call the office of Hoosier Hills PACT at (812) 723-2621 to make a free and confidential appointment to speak to Mr. Frohman. Alternatively, if you want to apply for help from ILS without meeting directly with Mr. Frohman, you can call the ILS office at 800-822-4774 on Mondays from 2:00 – 4:00 PM on family law issues and, for all other issues, on Tuesdays from 1:30 – 3:30 PM or Thursdays from 10:00 AM to noon. The other legal issues handled by ILS are problems related to foreclosures, taxes, landlord-tenant, unemployment, debt collection, and public benefits., ,

, The Diabetic Support Group meets in the IU Health Paoli hospital cafeteria the third Thursday of every month at 6pm until April and then it meets at 7p through the summer. If you are interested in more info about the group, call 723-7474. If you are interested in more info about Williams Bros. services, call 723-3907.
Hanna 812-723-7474 
 Gateway Ministries has a new ministry called the Freedom Cafe' Church, celebrating Jesus in a new way, cafe' style.  Enjoy your coffee or Ice tea with a pastry, then worship and hear the good news of God's love, while sitting at your table cafe' style.  The Freedom Cafe' Church is located  at 308 S Oak Street in Paoli, across from the Pizza Hut (where the old Hoosier Uplands office was).  Sunday services are 10:31am and 6:31pm on Thursdays.  Come and experience the difference and Freedom in Jesus!!

Mercy Center in Paoli has moved to a new location at 308 S. Oak Street in Paoli across from the Pizza Hut (where the old Hoosier Uplands was).  The Center is now open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12p - 5p and Tuesdays from 10:30a - 3p for anyone who is in need of a meal.  Mercy Center is now serving over 1500 meals a month in Oranga County.  If you are able to come and get a meal, please do so. Volunteers are also needed to cook, clean, serve, deliver meals.  If interested in volunteering, call 812-936-8227.  Financial support can be sent to 308 S. Oak Street, Paoli, IN 47454.

Paoli Wesleyan Church reminds you that “One Harvest” can save you 35 to 50% on your weekly food cost.. With seven menu selections.  All food is top quality, not distressed or outdated. Call Herman Kile for more information at 276-3261

IU Health Bedford Home Care would like to celebrate those that dedicate their lives to helping others. Home care offers staff for : NURSING, PHYSICAL THERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, SPEECH THERAPY, SOCIAL WORK SERVICES, AND HOME HEALTH BATHING AIDE SERVICES   Area home care staff can assist, educate, and facilitate clients and their caregivers to maintain or regain the independence to remain at home. Thank a home care worker this month for the exceptional services they provide! If you or your loved one would like more information about IU home care, call 812-275-1275, or toll free 1866-607-1275


The Orleans Wesleyan Church is sponsoring a food outreach program called: “The Family Table”. The church invites anyone who would like to join them on Thursday evenings for dinner and fellowship at their fellowship hall. Meals will be served from 5:30 to 6:30pm or as needed. The church and fellowship hall are located on the south side of Orleans at 1463 South Maple (Hwy 37). Call 865-4041 for more information. 

Orange Count Human Society is in need of many items:  towels, wash rags , bleach Lysol, Laundry degergent, rubber gloves, antibacterial hand shap, hand sanitizer, collars, leashes, dog houses, dog shampoo, flea treatment, cat litter, hard cat food, puppy food, dog food, cat litter pan liners, pet toys,  flat shovels, envelopes, push mower, toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, markers, thank you cards, stamps,  gift cards from Walmart, Lowes, Bender Lumber, etc for paint and other supplies... Thanks ..  Monetary donations can be sent to the Orange County Humane Society at P0 Box 61, Paoli, IN 47454

The VFW Post in Paoli is having Bingo every Thursday at 7pm with early bird Bingo at 6:30pm. Smoke filters have been installed and the and the building is handicap-accessable.

IU Health Paoli Hospital is a permanent child seat inspection station.  Is someone you love buckled in properly?  Let IU Health Paoli Hospital help you.  They offer FREE care seat checks.  The purpose of these checks is to ensure your loved ones are properly buckled in by offering education by a cerified Child Passenger Safety Technician.  Please call Deana Davis, RN, BSN, Health & Safety Educator @ 723-7571 or 936-2811 ext. 7571 to schedule an individual appointment.

Stronger Seniors-New Fitness Program!  Co-Sponsored by:  French Lick Senior Citizens, IU Health Paoli Hospital, and French Lick Springs Resort.  Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 AM at the French Lick Senior Citizen Building.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.  For more information, call Marilyn Fenton at 936-2533 or Erma Dillard at 936-4094.

Senior Adult Chair Exercise Program:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 10 AM to Noon.  Call Mary Mapes at 812-849-9999 or the church office at 812-865-3713.  Free!!!  Heart rate & blood pressure will be monitored.  Daily weigh-in.  Nutrition guidlines discussed.

Need help applying for public assistance or health insurance?  IU Health Paoli now offers one on one assistance for individuals needing to apply for public assistance health care programs.  A simple on-line process is available.  You can call the Financial Caseworker at 812-723-7982 or 812-936-2811 ext. 7982.  This office is located in the Paoli Medical Arts Building, 488 W. Hospital Road, Paoli.  The following programs are available:  *HIP:  The HIP program covers individuals who are carefivers for dependant children, unisured for at least 6 months, do not have access to employee sponsored health coverage, and are income eligible.  *Hoosier Healthwise:  Indiana's health program for children, pregnant women, and low-income families.  *Indiana Children's Special Health Care Services:  This program provides supplemental medical coverage to help families of children who have serious, chronic medical conditions.  *Medicaid Coverage for the Blind and Disabled.  *Medicaid Assistance with Medicare Costs.

Winter clothing giveaway every Saturday from 10am to 12 noon at Freedom Bible Church.  Call 936-2010


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According to Medicare,  Orange County has the highest percentage of senior citizens who quality for help to pay for prescriptions from Social Security, but are not signed up.  They need to call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 and sign up, expecially if they have trouble paying for their prescriptions.  If they don’t quality, they may still be eligible for other programs.  Call Hanna Swayer at 723-7474 for more  information.

A Senior Adult Exercise program will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 10am to noon at Orleans First Baptist Church.  Heart rate and blood pressure will be monitored,  Call Mary at 849-9999 for more information.

The Southern Indiana Center for Indeplendent Living (SICIL) is sponsoring bingo on Monday mornings from 10am to 11:30am at the Older American building in Orleans.¡¡ Location is 1901 South Orleans Way.¡¡ Anyone in Orange County that has a disabilityor is a Senior citizen is more then welcome to attend.¡¡ There is no cost and prizes are awarded.¡¡ For more information call 800-845-6914

The American Legion Post 76 in French Lick wishes to invite everyone to Charity Game Night, “Texas Hold’em” poker night every Friday Night starting at 7pm. There is a semi-menu and drinks for your enjoyment. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Legion at 936-9394.
If you are a Veteran and wish to give back to the community, the American Legion has many events scheduled for this year, we can use your aid. If you are a Veteran and not a member, please stop by the Legion or contact one of the Elected Officers.

The American Legion Post 76 French Lick wishes to invite everyone to attend Bingo on Monday Nights. The Assembly Hall doors open at 5pm and Bingo starts at 7pm. There is a non-smoking and smoking area. There is also a semi-menu along with drinks. Come out for a night of Bingo and enjoy the fun. If you have any questions, please contact the American Legion at 936-9394. Any Veteran that is not a member, we wish to invite you to talk with one of our Elected Officers.

What: FREE Community Dinner
When: Every Tuesday Evening serving from 5:30-7:00 pm Where: Senior Citizens Community Building in French Lick
Who: Anyone and Everyone is invited, we would love for you to come and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with us!

Are you an honorably discharged veteran?¡¡ Are you in need of long term hospital help, but don’t think there are any options for you?¡¡ If you answered yes to both questions, you are probably entitled to more benefits than you realize.¡¡ Forty-nine states and Puerto Rico currently have state run and funded facilities that provide various types of care at virtually no cost to you.¡¡ If you or someone you know is in search of assistance, but not sure on the qualifications, call toll free at 1-866-331-1944.¡¡ This message from the Disabled Veteran’s Associations.

Orange County Recycling Cooperative, Recycling at the Old Mill,
105 E Water St, Paoli Indiana, Saturdays 8:00am - noon , Mondays 2:00pm - 6:00pm,¡¡Please stop by at your convenience and make use of our drop off bins in the rear of the building. We take : All paper products (newspaper, cardboard, junk mail, magazines, office paper, shredded paper, brown bags, feed sacks) , Tin cans and other scrap metal , Aluminum cans , Plastic milk jugs, detergent bottles (#2), water and soda pop bottles (#1) , Plastic grocery bags, Stretch wrap , Foam peanuts (please bag separately) , Wearable Shoes , Used clothing (wearable) , Please call 812-635-0526 if the area is a mess - one stinker can ruin it for everbody. For special times and additional information contact John Maier by email or phone (812-635-0526)

American Legion Post 250 of Mitchell Bingo Every Tuesday. Earlybird games at 6:30pm and regular at 7PM Call 849-3727 for info.

New Church In Springs Valley
Pastor Claude Lagenour invites everyone to come and join¡¡them for worship in theirnew Church located in the old Pentecostal Church of Zion in French Lick. Sunday school at 9:30am, worship at 10:30 and in home bible study ast 7pm on Fridays. Call 936-3703 For more information

FYI Orleans Town officials, in conjunction with Wolfe Contracting, has established a Newspaper Recycling Center at the Orleans Town Garage area. The site is for newspapers ONLY. Other recyclables may be accepted later on, but the center is limited to newspapers only for the present. Papers may be dropped off in the bin being housed at the garage by entering the north gate just off Monroe Street and exiting the front gate on Franklin Street anytime from 7 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. daily M-F. For more info contact Orleans Town Offices at 865-2539.

Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living is sponsoring Bingo on Mondays from 10am to 11:30am at the Older American facility in Orleans. Anyone with a disability or senior from Orange Co is welcome. Call 800-845-6914 for more info.