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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 wildlife.IN.gov/7240.htm.
November 1st thru 15th
Firewood Cutting Permits Available to Help with Hazard Tree Clean-up at Patoka Lake. Local residents are invited to assist Patoka Lake in cutting up hazard trees dropped by staff in high use areas throughout the property through the purchase of firewood permits beginning November 4. Firewood permit will be available depending on weather and staff time. Property employees are removing trees that threaten to fall or lose limbs, primarily in high traffic areas such as the modern campground, fisherman’s campground, and beach area. Most trees have suffered damage from the emerald ash borer. Others are simply finishing their natural life cycle and must be removed because of their locations adjacent to buildings or areas that people frequent. Local residents may cut up and haul away as firewood for $10.00 per pick-up truck load. A permit will be required and can be obtained at the property office between 8:00 am – 3:00 pm on weekdays beginning Wednesday, November 4th. Days, hours and access to specific areas for cutting will be determined by weather conditions and availability of downed hazard trees. Call the park office at 812-685-2464 for updates.
The Orleans Chamber of Commerce is finalizing plans for its upcoming Annual "Christmas on the Square" event set for Sat. December 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. The Chamber is presently looking for any school and community performing groups and individuals to perform holiday music during the community event. The Chamber also welcomes the participation of any civic clubs or local groups in hosting or sponsoring an activity on the square > that evening. Groups may schedule times by contacting the Orleans Chamber at email@example.com or by calling 812-865-9930.
Medic First Aid® Refresher with AED is a basic training course in emergency care, designed for use in the business/industrial setting. This refresher course reviews the primary and secondary essential skills of patient care the students learned in the initial training. These skills allow the graduates to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency. The Medic First Aid® Refresher with AED class will be offered on Wednesday, December 9 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. Cost for the class is $45; class size is limited and pre-registration is required by visiting 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
“As a gift to the community, First Baptist Church of Bedford, Indiana will present the Christmas cantata And on Earth, Peace on Sunday and Monday, December 13th and 14th, at 7:00 P.M. in the church sanctuary at 1515 20th St. Frank Battaglia will conduct the choir and orchestra, both of which include musicians from many area churches
The Orleans Chamber of Commerce is once again sponsoring “Santa’s Mailbox” this year that is located just outside the Chamber Office/Welcome Center on the north side of the Orleans Town Square. Special “Postcards for Santa” are now available free of charge for local youngsters to write their Christmas Wishes. The postcards may be picked up at various businesses around town including Orleans Town Hall, Fifth Third Bank, J & S Sportswear, Orleans Antiques and Mid-Southern Bank. The special postcards require no postage and must be dropped directly back into the “Santa” Box at the Chamber office (Not in the regular Post Office boxes). All cards will be forwarded on to Santa at the North Pole and selected ones may also appear in upcoming editions of The Orleans Progress Examiner. Hurry! Christmas is fast approaching and all cards need to be collected for Santa in time for his Christmas Eve ride.
Orleans Town Marshall Richard Dixon has announced that the Orleans Police Department is once again promoting Project Blue Light this holiday season. Project Blue Light was began in 1989 by Dolly Craig of Philadelphia, PA who put blue light in her window to remember her son-in-law, Danny Gleason, a Philadelphia police officer who was killed in the line of duty in 1986. Dolly Craig shared her idea with Concerns of Police Survivors who, in turn, shared the idea with others. Now thousands of blue lights shine nationwide during the holiday season to honor and remember law enforcement officers who have given the ultimate sacrifice and to show support and thanks for those officers that continue to work in American law enforcement. This year alarmingly number of police officers have been killed in the line of duty across the country. Blue lights have been placed in the windows of the Orleans Police Department and will remain throughout the holiday season. From a single candle in a window or a blue porch light to an entire building outlined in blue the message is the same and clear. The Orleans Police Department is encouraging everyone to participate in Project Blue Light this holiday season.
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. Frequently, the origin is plaque build-up in the carotid arteries of the neck.
Jasper Memorial Hospital reminds you that If you have risk factors for stroke, a stroke screening is recommended. Major risk factors include high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, smoking, peripheral arterial disease, a family history of stroke, Call the hospital at -996-8550 to schedule a stroke screening. Cost of the screening is $40; cash or check is acceptable.
The Orleans Chamber of Commerce invites all Orleans residents to take part in its annual Christmas Lighting Contest. This year's contest is open to all residential properties in Orleans located within a five mile radius. This year's theme is "Home for the Holidays." Deadline for enteries will be Dec. 11 and the contest will be judged Dec. 14. Prizes will be awarded for best overall decorating. Nominations for the Christmas Lighting Contest may be mailed to the Orleans Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 9 or dropped off at Orleans Town Hall. Those wishing to fax their enteries may do so to 812-865-3413 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Special entry forms will also appear in The Orleans Progress Examiner. All enteries must include the owner's name, address, telephone number, and detailed driing directions. For more information contact the Orleans Chamber office at 865-9930.
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!
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.