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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 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. 


















General Community Calendar Items

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!

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., ,

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.

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.

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.

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 disability 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

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)

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.