WFLQ Community Calendar

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 February 16th thru 28th

A reminder from Levy Berg, Orange County Extension Agency,, that the County 4H Beef ID, scheduled for this coming Saturday, has been moved to Saturday, February 28th from 9-11am at the Orange County Fairgrounds.

Orange County Soil and Water and Cattlemen Association’s Meeting For Thursday, February 19th, has been cancelled and will be held on Thursday, March 5th

*The American Red Cross has had to cancel many blood donation drives last week & need & appreciate everyone…….Please donate & Together we are saving lives

A Blood Drive will be held at the Orleans High School on Thursday, February 26 from 8:30am to 1:30pm

A Blood Drive at Paoli Walmart Friday February 27th, from 2-7pm...

Give the gift of life,, give blood.

Paoli Senior Citizens Center 119 S. W. 1st St. Paoli  will be having a soup supper Fri. Feb. 27. There will be Chili, Gumbo, Potato, Vegetable and more. Desert and drink included. Carry-out available. 5:00 - ? More information call 8127234228.  

Indiana's state parks are reservoir properties seek volunteers to serve as campground hosts in exchange for free camping during their service.  Hosts work a minimum of 20 hours per week. The volunteer period varies at sites, based on the number of applicants and the amount and type of work required.  Properties seek dedicated campers who enjoy working outdoors, with the public, and with DNR staff.  A complete list of site availability and detailed information about hosting duties is at or by contacting the property where you would like to serve.  Completion of a volunteer application is required. Download a volunteer application form at  To view all DNR news releases, please see

VU Jasper will offer a variety of computer classes for Spring 2015. Classes
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.

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 .m. at 317-232-2240

February 18th -----Ash Wednesday Service at the Springs Valley United Methodist Church @ 7p.m. with several community ministers participating.

Lenten Breakfasts ---8:00 a.m.

February 21st ---Red Quarry Christian Church

February 28th –Beechwood Christian Church

March 7th—West Baden Baptist Church

March 14th—Ames Chapel United Methodist Church

March 21st—Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church

March 28th—Springs Valley United Methodist Church

April 4th—Our Lady of The Springs Catholic Church

Holy Week Services ---7:00 p.m.

Host Church Sermon Special Music

Monday- March 30th-- Springs Valley United Methodist Jim Tritle West Baden United Methodist

Tuesday- March 31st-- West Baden Baptist Church Jeff Rogers Ames Chapel United Methodist

Wednesday- April 1st- Catholic Church Stations of the Cross—All Ministers are invited to participate.

Thursday –April 2nd -- Beechwood Christian Church Linda Watson Sheila Tritle and Joan Daniels

Friday – April 3rd -- Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church Steve Fisher Meet at the Mt. Lebanon Church at 5pm to walk and carry the cross

through town. The worship service and communion will be in the field

across from Miguel’s and Jay-C at 7pm. You can walk at 5pm or just meet at 7pm for

the worship service. Bring lawn chairs. In case of rain, the worship service will

be at the Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church

March 1st thru 15th

Jasper – The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center offers a discussion group for men who have had cancer of any type or who are currently undergoing cancer treatment. “Men with Cancer Discussion Group” gives individuals the opportunity to talk with others in an open forum about their cancer-related experiences. Group facilitators are men who have been previously diagnosed with cancer and are volunteering their time to talk with others.
Sessions will be held from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance. The next session will be on Monday, March 2.   For more information about the “Men with Cancer Discussion Group,” please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at and click on “Events & Classes” or call the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at 812-996-0626.

“Check-In Time”
Jasper – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center 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, March 4 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in Board Conference Room B/C in the Lower Level of the hospital at 800 West 9th 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 and click on “Classes & Events” or call the Women and Infant department at 812-996-0383@

An Indiana Hunter Education Course will be held at the Martin County community Building on Hwy 50 between Loogootee and Shoals. Dates
are :
Thursday, March 05, 6:00-9:30 P.M
Friday, March 06, 6:00-9:30 P.M.
Saturday, March 07, 8:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.
There is no charge for attending the class. REMINDER: Hunter Education certification is required for all persons born after December 31, 1986 who wish to purchase an Indiana hunting license. Sponsored by Martin Co. 4-H Shooting Sports  and West Boggs Park

March 05, 6:00-9:30 P.M March 06, 6:00-9:30 P.M. March 07, 8:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.REMINDER: Hunter Education certification is required for all persons born after December 31, 1986 who wish to purchase an Indiana hunting license.

St. John's Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads will have a Turkey Dinner & Spring Bazaar on Saturday, March 7 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. You can dine-in or carry out. The cost is $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children 4-10, children 3 and under are free! There will also be a Country Store with home-baked goods, crafts, gifts and much more. The public is invited to attend.

Disabled Veterans Wish Foundation/IN Presents “Doo -Wop -Allstars”
Saturday, March 7, at 5:00pm - 8:00pm at the Orleans Elementary School
637 E Washington St. $10 admission plus an item for Care Package for our troops will go to Hoosier Hills Armed Forces Family Association
call 849-6786, 653-6243 for tickets Concession will avaiable from an nonprofit organization will announce later
The Doo-Wop All-Stars. Dubbed that for their popularity. These
"sixty-somethings" are Louisville music legends. The songs they've chosen
will whisk you back to special times and revive wonderful memories from
the 60's and 70's. Concession will available

The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, will host Severe Weather Spotter Training on March 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. EDT at the Vincennes University Jasper Campus Classroom Building Lecture Hall, 850 College Avenue, in Jasper. The training is free of charge and is open to anyone across the region including weather spotters, emergency responders, and the general public. The primary objective is to provide the knowledge needed to identify and effectively report key severe weather features and to remain safe during severe weather events including tornados and floods.  Joe Sullivan, Warning Coordinating Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Louisville, KY will be conducting the training. Registration is not required to attend. For more information, please contact:  Tammy Humbert, Director, Dubois County Emergency Management Agency at 482-2202

The annual Dogwood Festival Queen Contest and Junior Miss competition entry deadline is fast approaching on Friday, March 27. Jr. Miss Contestants must be in grades 7-8 and Queen Candidates must be in grades 9-12. Candidates must have a sponsor, as well as a $45 sponsor fee. For a complete listing of rules and entry information, information may be picked up at Orleans Town Hall or Orleans High School principal’s office. The festival website,, will also have entry forms and rule sheets.  For more information, please contact the event’s chairperson(s), Ashley Cowan, at 812-653-0255 or Kimberly Fletcher, at (812) 620-4131  @ Community Lenten Schedule 2015

About the 2015 National Maple Syrup Festival: Brown County, Ind. is proud to announce it will host the 5th National Maple Syrup Festival, which will be held March 5-8, 2015. This year the National Maple Syrup Festival, which launched in 2010 in Medora, Indiana, is relocating to Brown County and will feature tree tapping, sap boiling, incredible foods and unique drinks using maple syrup as an ingredient.  Festival guests can expect a true sap to syrup experience at the Brown County State Park. Events slated for the State Park include tree tapping, an interpretive hike to identify maple trees, live reenactments of Native American and French Colonial maple sugaring techniques, and on-site cooking by The Dutch Oven Diva who will prepare sweet and savory maple foods for sampling.  he Story Inn will be home to The Sweet Victory Challenge, a maple culinary competition and culmination of national recipe contests for youth and adults, involving nationally acclaimed chefs and food writers and bloggers. Downtown Nashville’s Pioneer Village will come alive with demonstrations of early pioneer sugaring methods. Nashville restaurants and retailers will focus on maple-related foods and wares, food and art artisans with candies, breads, chocolates, and other foods and art from maple sap and maple trees will also line the streets

Patoka Lake will host a job fair on March 13th. Anyone interested in seasonal employment should come be interviewed. Jobs available include Naturalist, Maintenance, Gate Attendants, Campground store attendant, Beach concession, beach attendant, office clerks and Wildlife laborer. March 13th, from 10am to 2pm at the Patoka Lake Administrative Office at 3084 Dillard Rd, Birdseye..

CORYDON, Ind. — Guests are invited to the historic First State Office Building to enjoy an evening of food and history during Corydon Capitol’s Feasting on History: Recipes of the Renowned. Held on March 14 at 6 p.m., the program will feature a dinner menu inspired by notable people and events throughout history.  . Using recipes from period sources, we’ll look at the connections between food, people and events and how each influenced the other. For instance, what connection does the TV dinner-favorite Salisbury steak have to the Civil War? You’ll find out at this dinner.” Guests will enjoy a multicourse dinner and drinks, while stories are told about the fascinating events and people behind the food. Tickets are on sale now for $25 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 812.738.4890.  Corydon Capitol State Historic Site is located at 126 East Walnut Street in Corydon, Ind.

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.