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September 1st thru 15th

Paoli Senior center will host a dance Sat. night Sep 5, with the Make Shift Band providing the music.  Doors will open at 5:00 with food available from the kitchen. Music starts at 6:30 - 9:30.  there is a $5.00 charge at the door everyone welcome

Patoka Lake Dam & Tower Tour offered on Saturday, September 5th    Enjoy a special presentation by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Saturday, September 5th at 10a.m.  Meet at 9:30 a.m. E.D.T. at the Patoka Lake Nature Center to car caravan to the PatokaLake Dam or meet us at the Dam off Highway 545.  Discover the detailed operations of reservoir management for flood control as the guide takes you inside the actual Dam Tower structure!   How is the lake level and spring flooding controlled?  Who built the Patoka Reservoir & Dam in the 1970s?  Bring family and friends, and join in this fun informative program. This is the final tour of the 2015 recreation season!

  Shawn Harper a former I.U. and NFL Player. Will be at the Bedford First Assembly of God Church,  Friday , September 11th at 7pm.  The event is free.  The chuch is located at 2601 27th St.  Call 275-4280 


Paoli Fall Festival Baby Contest, sponsored by Psi lota xi, will be on September 12th at Paoli Senior Citizens.  Registration at 9:30am, contest at 10am.  Age Groups:  0-3 months, 4-7 months, 8-12 months, 1 year, 2 year, 3 year.   Participants are to wear a plain onesie or plain t-shirt.  $5 entry fee.  Baby Contest, sponsored by Psi lota xi, will be on September 12th at Paoli Senior Citizens.  Registration at 9:30am, contest at 10am.  Age Groups:  0-3 months, 4-7 months, 8-12 months, 1 year, 2 year, 3 year.   Participants are to wear a plain onesie or plain t-shirt.  $5 entry fee.  

Melton Public Library will sponsor the 12th annual antique appraisal September 12th from 10am to 1pm.  There is a two item limit.  Cost is $3 for the first item and two canned goods for the second item.  The appraiser is William Lawrence from Bloomington.  The event is sponsored by Friends of the Melton Library. 

Crossroads Church in Avoca will host the “Aidacious”.. a gloval woman’s event with a local church location, a live simulcast featuring Beth Moore and music by Travis Cottrell, Saturday, September 12th,,  10am to 4:40pm.  Cost is $25 person which includes lunch.  To register and get tickets contact Crossroads Church at 279-0131 

Astronomy night at Paynetown SRA, Sept. 12
Telescopes will be set up on the beach at Paynetown State Recreation Area on Saturday, Sept. 12, for astronomy viewing from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.  Visitors can drop by anytime during the hour to look through telescopes and see planets, star clusters and other night-sky highlights.  People should avoid shining their vehicle headlights onto the beach when arriving and departing.   The program requires clear or mostly clear skies. It will be canceled if there is too much cloud cover. If sky conditions look questionable, call the Paynetown Activity Center at (812) 837-9967 after 5 p.m. to check program status.    Property admission is $7 per in-state vehicle or $9 per out-of-state vehicle


Kayaking at Patoka Lake on  Sunday, September 13th   Bring your kayak and join the naturalists as we paddle upstream of Patoka Lake on Sunday, September 13th at 9:30AM.  This 2-hour adventure starts at the secluded King’s Bridge Boat Ramp.  You can also meet the naturalists at the Patoka Lake Nature Center to car caravan to the boat ramp.  Caravan will leave promptly at 8:15AM. Enjoy a morning on the waters of Patoka while looking for bald eagles, beaver and other wildlife as participants paddle their way to Grimes Lake Marsh. Bring preferred refreshments, life vests, binoculars and cameras. Non-motorized boat launch permits are required and will be sold at the event for $5, but may also be purchased at the Patoka Lake Office from 8a.m. -4p.m. daily.   The entrance fee of $7 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($9 out of state) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, Patoka Reservoir, located north of Wickliffe

Hoosier Hills Food Bank of Bloomington (HHFB) will be delivering food commodities Tuesday, September 15, to qualified seniors of this federally funded program at Orleans First Baptist Church Parking Lot on 751 E. Washington St.(just east of Orleans Elementary).  Participants should enter on west side; exiting on east. Delivery time is set for 8:00-9:30 a.m.
On Thursday, September 17, commodities will be delivered to Paoli and French Lick Sites with delivery at Paoli Christian Church  from 10 a.m.- noon and in French Lick at  Springs Stadium Theater Parking Lot off of 145 from 10:30 to noon.    For questions, contact CASEY STEURY with HHFB toll free at 866-914-4432.


BENEFIT for Larry Wiseman  Sunday, September 13th at Birdseye Conservation Club,(Larry, a member of the Little Mountain Band, is battling bone cancer,) , noon to 6pm.    Raffle for a 32 inch flat screen TV, food, silent auction, music by the Little Mountain band, Buddy and Billie Hart and Linda Smith band.  More information,, call Paul Goodpaster at 653-2413 

September 16th thru 30th

Orangeville Community Center is having it’s Annual Harvest Party.. pulled pork lunch Saturday, September 19th, 11am.. Pumpkin bake-off at noon..  bring a friend and covered dish.  Live auction at 2pm,, merchant donated items.  Proceeds benefit the center. 

Rick Magill Memorial Clothe-a-Child 2015 Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, September 26th.  10am tee-off.  At Valley Links Golf Course in French Lick.  Cost is $40 per golfer.  Prizes awarded for first, second and third place.  All funds raised go to clothing items for Orange County children during the holidays.  Call the Orange County Sheriff’s Dept for more information at 723-2417

Venison donation program connects hunters and the public

A program that allows hunters to give deer meat to the public will continue again this fall.   GiveIN Game, the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife’s venison donation program, will be available for its fifth year. Hunters who are willing to donate venison and people who would like to receive venison can begin registering on Sept. 1 at
GiveIN Game makes it easy for people to connect and set up a free exchange on their own schedule. Selling, bartering or trading for venison is illegal. The program is intended to function like a telephone directory, with a list of people who either are seeking or offering venison. Participants can use the directory to “look up” others to meet with. The DNR does not facilitate exchanges. 
The program had 715 participants last year, with the number of people requesting venison more than six times greater than those offering to donate venison.
Both hunters and recipients have an option of donating or requesting any amount of venison in all conditions, from field-dressed animals to packaged venison. 
“GiveIN Game is a unique program that allows hunters to donate wild game in a non-traditional way,” said Mark Reiter, DNR Fish & Wildlife director. “While many other programs focus on food banks and charitable organizations distributing venison to needy families, GiveIN Game provides a new avenue for those that enjoy venison but do not have the opportunity to harvest the deer themselves.”    Previous participants must re-register every year, if they want to continue participating.


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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.