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December 1st thru 15th, 2013
Orange County Hunters Feeding the Hungry is a new program that plans to provide around 1500 pounds of venison to Orange County’s most needy citizens. In 2011, 1700 pounds of venison was donated, and in 2012, 2100 pounds of high protien venison was distributed. The goal for this year is 2500 pounds. Donated meat will go to the Paoli Food Pantry, Orleans Food Pantry and Springs Valley Food Pantry. The program was developed by the Orange County RC&D, Orange County Cattlemen, Lyndel’s Deer Processing, Orange County SWCD and Q-100..For more information on the program or if you would like to donate your deer harvest, call Lyndel’s Processing or Terry Kinser at 972-8907
IU Health Paoli Hospital can help with individuals needing public assistance health coverage. Call the hospital to schedule an appointment at 723-7592 or 936-2811, ext. 7592
“The Community Worship Center’s 2014 “Toys for Tots” is in need of your donations this season. Nearly 4000 children have been blessed with the program since it’s beginning in 2005. Monetary donations as well as new and gently used toys are needed.. “Toys for Tots” is expecting to brighten the season around 500 local children this year. Gifts are given for small children to age 15.. Toy distribution will be on Saturday , December 14th , from noon to 4pm at the community Worship Center, 2.3 miles on East on Hwy 150, Paoli. . If you would like to donate or place a child on the list to receive , call Sherrie Burton at 865-6341. Before December 1st.
A shoebox filled with small toys, hygiene items and school supplies demonstrates God’s love to a child in need. Central Baptist Church in Paoli has guides on how to pack a shoebox through Samaritan’s Purse.. A donation of $7 a box makes it possible for Operation Christmas Child to deliver each gift you pack to a child thousands of miles away. Use the follow the box feature to follow the gift on-line and discover where your gift is distributed. Call Becky at Central Baptist Church at 723-9787 or 936-4281... Central Baptist Church in Paoli has guides on how to pack a shoebox through Samaritan’s Purse.. A donation of $7 a box makes it possible for Operation Christmas Child to deliver each gift you pack to a child thousands of miles away. Use the follow the box feature to follow the gift on-line and discover where your gift is distributed. Call Becky at Central Baptist Church at 723-9787 or 936-4281Geology driving tour of Monroe Lake, Dec. 1.
2014 annual passes available at Summit Lake SP Annual entrance permits for Indiana State Parks & Reservoirs for 2014 are now available at the Summit Lake State Park office. Also available are the 2014 Golden Hoosier Passport and boat lake permits. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. State Parks & Reservoirs entrance permits cost $40 for Indiana residents. Golden Hoosier Permits, which are entrance permits for Hoosiers age 65 or older, cost $20. Motorized lake permits cost $22 and non-motorized lake permits cost $5. Permits and passes for 2014 are valid from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. Annual entrance permits make great Christmas gifts or stocking stuffers because they allow entrance into all of the Indiana state parks and reservoirs. Summit Lake State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2967.htm) is at 5993 N. Messick Road, New Castle,
Grief Support Group meets the third Thursday from 2-3pm at Paoli Christian Church, 1700 W. Hospital Road. Call 334-8343. Free Confidential drop-in.
Oranges, Tangelos and Grapefruit available now from the French Lick-West Baden Lions Club for Christmas. All citrus fruit is $32 a case of $16 per bag from any Lions member of call Lion Ron Woolsey at 936-0855.
Orleans Chamber and town officials are moving ahead with their plans for Saturday night’s (December 14th) annual “Christmas on the Square” downtown from 6 to 8 p.m. Event planners remain hopeful that the family themed event can go on as scheduled at this point. Chamber Exec. Director Robert Henderson said we are all set to go and everything is still on as of now..(December 14) annual “Christmas on the Square” downtown from 6 to 8 p.m. Event planners remain hopeful that the family themed event can go on as scheduled at this point. Chamber Exec. Director Robert Henderson said we are all set to go and everything is still on as of now..
A Christmas Concert featuring Kirby Stailey and Bryan Hutson will be held on Sunday, December 15, at 6:30pm in the Springs Valley High School Auditorium. Kirby Stailey is a local favorite in French Lick who recently signed a recording contract with Chapel Valley Records . Bryan Hutson began his music career at the young age of 13 playing with “The Woods Family.” Hutson began traveling full-time with “The Heartland Quartet” which eventually led to being offered the Lead Vocalist position with “The Kingsmen.” During his tenure with “The Kingsmen,” Admission is free and refreshments will be served following the concert. The concert is being sponsored by Restoration Christian Church of French Lick, Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact the church office by calling 936-6129Kirby Stailey is a local favorite in French Lick who recently signed a recording contract with Chapel Valley Records . Bryan Hutson began his music career at the young age of 13 playing with “The Woods Family.” Hutson began traveling full-time with “The Heartland Quartet” which eventually led to being offered the Lead Vocalist position with “The Kingsmen.” During his tenure with “The Kingsmen,” Admission is free and refreshments will be served following the concert. The concert is being sponsored by Restoration Christian Church of French Lick, Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact the church office by calling 936-6129
December 16th thru 31st
You’re invited to the 2013 Christmas Cantata entitled “The First Noel”-Born is the King”. Two performances: 7pm Sunday, December 15th and Monday, December 16th. The Cantata will be held at the First Baptist Church at 1515 20th St in Bedford. Full orchestra and chorus consisting of members of several local churches under the direction of Frank Battaglia, music director. Admission is free.
Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. Symptoms include tremors or trembling in the hands, arms, legs, jaw or head; rigidity or stiffness of the limbs and trunk; slowness of movement; and postural instability or impaired balance. The disease is both chronic, meaning it persists over a long period of time, and progressive, meaning its symptoms grow worse over time. It is estimated that 50,000 Americans are diagnosed each year with this disease that has no cure.
The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center allows these patients and their families to come together to share information and support.
The next support group meeting will be Wednesday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Memorial Hospital’s Medical Arts Building Conference Center, located at 721 West 13th Street in Jasper. For more information call Nick Shreffler, Practice Manager, at 996-8578 or (219) 789-1982. Pre-registration is not necessary
Spring Mill SP will celebrate first day of winter, Dec. 21
Celebrate the first day of winter during a special event on Friday, Dec. 21, at Spring Mill State Park’s Pioneer Village. The celebration runs from 2 to 8 p.m. Visitors are invited to stroll through the village as volunteers decorate trees, dip candles and prepare for an 1800’s holiday season. Visitors can also follow luminaries to find Father Christmas, tell him their holiday wishes and receive candy canes. Wassail and cookies will be served in the Tavern. Other activities include helping decorate the gristmill’s tree, making ornaments, and shopping for handmade gifts by village artisans at the Village Mercantile. The event will be canceled in case of bad weather and will not be rescheduled. For more information, call (812) 849-3534 or email springmillstatepark@dnr.IN.gov Park admission is $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle. Annual entrance passes for 2014 are available now at the park office or at the front gate. Spring Mill State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2968.htm) is at 3333 State Road 60 East, Mitchell, 47446.
“Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene will be hosting a traditional Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25th from 1:00 until 2:00 pm. This free event is open to all ages, families or individuals. Valley Mission Church is located on Highway 37 between Bloomington and Bedford at Old Highway 37, just south of the Lawrence County line at 110 Hillcrest Way, Bedford. Call 812-275-7170 or 812-327-7818 for more information.”
January 1st thru 15th, 2013
26th Annual Eagle Watch on Saturday, January 4th at Patoka Lake
Experience the world of eagles in Indiana with indoor & outdoor programsat Patoka Lake Visitor Center on Saturday, January 4th from 11am –pm E.S.T. during the annual Eagle Watch. Featured will be a residentbald eagle & other live raptors. Guest presenter Leslie Grow, DNR Hardy Lake Interpretive Naturalist, will share the life and story of these amazingraptors. Join Todd Eubank, Patoka Lake Wildlife Specialist and his team and travel by car caravan to hot spots for eagle viewing. Guest presenter Rex Watters, DNR Wildlife Specialist of Monroe Lake, will share his experiences during the 1980s Eagle Reintroduction Program and interesting information about eagles found in your part of the state Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Participants can feel free to bring a sack lunch also. Pre-registration is required with a $5/ person program fee. Participants 5 years of age and younger attend at no charge. Dress for the weather and don’t forget to bring binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras! Warm refreshments and snacks will be provided. Have your vehicles fueled for the car caravan. For more information regarding this event, call the Patoka Lake Visitor Center at 812.685.2447.
Jasper – According to the National Stroke Association, approximately 795,000 Americans will experience a stroke this year. Strokes are the third-leading cause of death among Americans and the leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability. Almost 87 percent of strokes (or brain attacks) result when arteries are blocked by blood clots or by the gradual build-up of plaque and other fatty deposits. If you have risk factors for stroke, a stroke screening is recommended. Major risk factors include high blood pressure. The screenings are offered on a weekly basis at Memorial Hospital Cardiovascular Services at 440 Scott Rolen Drive, Jasper. Call 996-8550 to schedule a stroke screening. Cost of the screening is $40;
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.
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