WFLQ Community Calendar

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October 1-15, 2019

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering Creating Hope ® sessions on the first Tuesday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The next sessions will be held on Tuesday, October 1 st   These sessions are designed for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. Art materials and an instructional book are available at each session.  No previous art experience is needed. Creating Hope ® is an Indiana-based non-profit organization that uses creative expression as a coping mechanism for patients with cancer.  When Jeanette Shamblen, founder of Creating Hope ®, was diagnosed with cancer she found that she felt much better on days when she painted.  She had no previous art experience before her diagnosis.  Her parents, John and Tina Gianfagna, now coordinate art expression activities as part of the CompleteLife program at IU Simon Cancer Center. Creating Hope ® sessions are free and are held in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at the Dorbett Street entrance of Memorial Hospital, 800 West 9 th Street in Jasper. For more information about this class please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at 812-996-7488.

* Did you know that 24 million Americans have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD.) This disease may restrict air flow, cause trouble breathing and includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. If you or if someone you care for is living with COPD, join us for an educational meeting on Tuesday, October 1st., from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Health Ministry Conference Room located at 709 W. 9 th Street in Jasper. For more information about “Living with COPD”, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call Sue Wehr, BSN RN, at 812-996-5232.  Pre-registration is not necessary, and there is no cost to attend.

* Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities.  Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia among senior Citizens.  It involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. Memorial’s Caring Hands Senior Services sponsors an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group on the first Wednesday of each month.  The next meeting is Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Board Conference Room A, which is located on the lower level of Memorial Hospital near the Tower Café at 800 West 9 th Street in Jasper. This support group allows caregivers to come together to share knowledge and experiences in caring for loved ones who are affected by these illnesses. For more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or contact Heather Terwiske, Caring Hands Activity Coordinator, at 812-996-0218 or hterwiske@mhhcc.org.   Pre-registration is not necessary.

* Stone City Squares/Rounds will have square dance lessons beginning on Thursday October 3, from 7:15 to 9:00 pm. Lessons will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 1409  K Street, Bedford. Lesson will cost $4 per student per night.  More information, call, 606-6388.

* Explore the quieter side of Monroe Lake during these guided paddling trips that journey through backwaters, wetlands, bays, and/or slow-moving streams. Trips highlight beautiful views, hidden wildlife, aquatic plants, and unique land features. Find your new favorite place to kayak! Trips are 2 to 2 ½ hours in length. $10 per person trip fee (plus $20 for a kayak rental, if you don't have your own); each trip limited to 10 people. Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 9 a.m. (Paynetown SRA): Sign up at http://bit.ly/exploremonth-10-08-2019. Register by Oct. 4. *7 spots available

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering Creating Hope ® sessions on the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The next sessions will be held on Tuesday, October 8th. These sessions are designed for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. Art materials and an instructional book are available at each session.  No previous art experience is needed. Creating Hope ® is an Indiana-based non-profit organization that uses creative expression as a coping mechanism for patients with cancer.  When Jeanette Shamblen, founder of Creating Hope ®, was diagnosed with cancer she found that she felt much better on days when she painted.  She had no previous art experience before her diagnosis.  Her parents, John and Tina Gianfagna, now coordinate art expression activities as part of the CompleteLife program at IU Simon Cancer Center. Creating Hope ® sessions are free and are held in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at the Dorbett Street entrance of Memorial Hospital, 800 West 9 th Street in Jasper. For more information about this class please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at 812-996-7488.

* To bring more awareness to cardiovascular diseases, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a combination PAD, AAA, and stroke screening on Wednesday, October 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (Level 6).  The cost of the screening is $90, and pre-registration is required. A four-hour fast, including not smoking or chewing gum, is required. These screenings allow individuals with certain risk factors the opportunity to assess their health status. To register or for more information, please call Memorial Hospital’s Phillip R. Dawkins Heart & Vascular Center at 812-996-0553. A brief medical history will be collected to determine eligibility for the screenings.

* To bring more awareness to cardiovascular diseases, Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a combination PAD, AAA, and stroke screening on Thursday, October 10th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (Level 6).  The cost of the screening is $90, and pre-registration is required. A four-hour fast, including not smoking or chewing gum, is required. These screenings allow individuals with certain risk factors the opportunity to assess their health status. To register or for more information, please call Memorial Hospital’s Phillip R. Dawkins Heart & Vascular Center at 812-996-0553. A brief medical history will be collected to determine eligibility for the screenings.

October 16-31, 2019

* The 5th aanual Horse Poker Ride fro Orange County Clothe a Child will be Saturday Oct 19th at 11AM. The ride will leave out from Youngs Creek Trail Head. Cost is $20.00 a horse and there will be a pitch in Supper. Three prizes will be awarded for the Poker ride, also there will be an auction. Prizes donated by local merchants. Have questions call April or Frank at 723-2417

W.H.A.S. CRUSADE FOR CHILDREN  GOSPEL SING

Saturday, October 19,2019 at Millerburg General Baptist Church Located 6 miles east of Paoli on Highway 56. CHICKEN DINNER @5PM Cake and PIE AUCTION 5PM to 6PM. GOSPEL SING starting at 6PM

Featuring:

The Laws Trio- English

By Faith- Paoli

Share N Grace- Paoli

There will be free offering taken with proceeds going to Crusade for Children.

 

White River RC&D Free Forestry Field Day

Experience a Managed forest then Tour a Sawmill Yard

Friday, October 25th, from 9AM to 12:30PM for an informative field day discussing the management and utilization of Indiana forests. The field day is in Washington County, just west of Salem, IN  

Please register to attend the free field tour by calling Michael Wilhite at the Orange County SWCD office (812)-723-3311 extension 3 or by email Michael.Whilhite@in.nacdnet.net

Orleans Band Boosters Meat Shoot

*The Orleans Band Boosters are hosting their first-ever Meat shoot on Saturday, October 26th at the Bedford Boat and Sportsman’s club beginning at 10AM .

The Boosters have secured some terrific prizes including a processed hog. Entry fee is $50 for the first 15 rounds and $10 each for the 16th and 17th rounds.  The Orleans Band Boosters are a non-profit organization that supports the Orleans Bulldog Regiment and other band and guard related activities at Orleans High School.

For more information on the Meat Shoot, contact Robert White (call or text) at 653-7192

 

Blackhawks Chili Cook-off

Love Never Fails United Christian Church is hosting the Blackhawk Chili cook-off Saturday, October 25th from 11AM to 1PM in the church’s fellowship hall. $10 to enter. All Proceeds go to support the youth of our community. Questions, call Pastor Jason Lindsey at 653-6262. Love Never Fails is located right next to the West Baden Town Hall.

Mushball Tournament for Ava fundraiser

will be held October 26th.

Ava is a year old from Mitchell with Leukemia.

The tourney will be held October 26th at Lehigh Field and a $150.00 a team co-ed or men co-ed has to be one woman. Deadline to register is October24th Call 276-9034 also there will be a raffle with prizes to be held.

 

 

 


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