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***Q-100's Community Calendar***


August 16-31, 2019

* '4 On 4' Basketball Tourney will be held on Sat August 24 in conjunction with the Birdseye Park & Fire Depts Picnic. This will be played on Full Court with Referees. 7 Players max per team. Double elimination. $120 per team. T-Shirts to each player. Divisions are: OPEN,  7th-9th Grades, and 6th Grades & Under. Visit the Birdseye 4ON4 Basketball page on Facebook to sign up. Call 812-630-6014 with questions.

* The Patoka Lake Watershed Steering Committee encourages individuals, families, friends and service groups to save the date for the 13 th annual Patoka Lake Clean Up on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Patoka Lake Dam. Participants of all ages and abilities can sign up on location at 8 am EDT and will be assigned an area to pick up trash and recycling along the shore. At 11 am, all volunteers return to the dam to be treated to a fish fry, music, door prizes, goody bags and of course, a free event t-shirt!Service and youth groups are asked to please register in advance, so mark your calendars now!. Join in the fun and help rid Patoka Lake Watershed of unsightly, unhealthy trash!. Each year volunteers pick up over 2000 pounds of trash and recycling during this event. All supplies are provided; volunteers just need to show up!. The event takes place at the Patoka Lake Corps of Engineers office at the Patoka Lake Dam at 4512 N. Cuzco Road, Dubois. For information or to register a group in advance, call the Patoka Lake Nature Center at 812-685-2447 or check the Patoka Lake Watershed Steering Committee Facebook page for updates.  More information: Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Patoka-Lake-Watershed-Steering-Committee-203848432963159/ or Patoka Lake Clean Up Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1142038199312813/

* The Orange County CASA Program will conduct training classes for Volunteers. The classes will be August 27 & 28  9am- 4pm. Classes will be held at the Orange County Community Foundation Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) are community Volunteers who advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children involved in the court system. For more information, Contact Robin Brown, Director Text or call  653-4889 Or email   orangecountycasa@outlook.com

* In emergency situations, the help given by an immediate responder can often make the difference between life and death, even before professional rescuers arrive.  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Ambulance Services is offering “Stop The Bleed®”. This informational program focuses on the immediate response to bleeding, recognizing life-threatening bleeding, and appropriate ways to stop the bleeding. The next program is Tuesday, August 27, 2019, from 8:00-9:15 a.m. in the 1 st Level Conference Room at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, 800 West 9 th Street, Jasper, IN.  This class is free, but pre-registration is required by emailing Vicki Stuffle, Director of Trauma Services at Memorial Hospital, at vstuffle@mhhcc.org .

* The Executive Board of the Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, Aug 27th at 630PM (LOcal Time) at the Commissions office located at 221 E. First Street in Ferdinand

* Orleans High School will be hosting a American Red Cross Blood Drive, Thursday August 29th from 8:30AM-1:30PM,  If you would like to donate, please sign up on redcrossblood.org, or visit the school's webpage for more information.

* Orleans Summer Concert in the Park will once again be held this year. Here are this years Concerts.
August 31st - Lick Creek
All Concerts start at 7 p.m. and will be held in historic Congress Square, the Town Park, in Downtown Orleans. Bring your lawn chairs as seating is limited and Picnics are welcome In the event of rain or severe weather  Concerts may be delayed or moved INDOORS to nearby Orleans Christian Church’s Unity Hall

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O’Bannon Woods State Park hosts pioneer farmstead and haypress demonstration, Aug. 31 & Sept. 1st. Watch pioneer demonstrations, including blacksmithing, tomahawk throwing and the operation of an oxen-powered 1850 haypress, during O’Bannon Woods State Park’s Labor Day Weekend events, on Aug. 31 and Sept 1.Activities take place at Hickory Hollow Interpretive Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Other activities will include a “primitive dunking booth,” and demonstrations of leather working, hewing a log, weaving, quilting, and spinning. Visitors can also see a pioneer home, trappers shed and cooper shop. The haypress demonstration is at 1 p.m. Visitors can meet Forest and Gump, the park’s short-horned oxen who are trained to work the haypress.The event is free after paying the regular park gate entrance fee of $7 per in-state vehicle and $9 per out-of-state vehicle. In addition, this will be the last weekend to visit our Aquatic Center and Wyandotte Caves as both will close their season on Labor Day.The next living farmstead and haypress demonstration will be Oct. 5.O’Bannon Woods State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2976.htm) is at 7234 Old Forest Road SW, Corydon, 47112.

* The Art of the Monon Railroad at the French Lick West Baden Museum. The French Lick West Baden Museum presents “The Art of the Monon – The Paintings of Howard Fogg.” The Monon had a major impact on every town in Orange County and the state of Indiana. Eleven signed and titled Monon prints by famed railroad artist Howard Fogg will be display, along with excerpts from the Monon’s 1947 centennial documentary. The exhibit will be on display at the French Lick West Baden Museum from March 1 through September 1. For more info contact: Patty Drabing at the French Lick West Baden Museum flwbmuseum@gmail.com or call 936-3592 www.flwbmuseum.com

* Positive Link a non-profit organization through IU Health Paoli offers every Monday a FREE HIV/Hep C walk-in testing for ANYONE in the community. No insurance requirements and no costs. Totally free and confidential, but you can remain anonymous if you prefer. The office located in the Professional Building, the old visiting specialist clinic next to IU Health Paoli. The clinic every Monday from 1-4p.m. There is also a free walk-in testing clinic at Valley Health every other Monday from 9-11 a.m.. Totally free and confidential as well at Valley Health Clinic. More information call 723-7573

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The Orange County Museum, located in the N.W. Corner of the Paoli Square is now open every Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 3 pm.  Take a leisurely stroll through the past two centuries of Orange County History!  Admission is always FREE; however, donations are accepted to help defray cost of preserving the collection. The Museum will also be open the following Saturdays in June the 15th & 29th from 11 am to 2 p.m. Other times available by appointment by emailing info@historicorangecounty.org or by contact President Robert Henderson at 653-1212

* New Hope Christian Church on Daniel Lane in Paoli will be having a "Feed A Friend Bible Study" every Wednesday evening. No matter your church, we invite you to have a free meal with us and a Bible study each Wednesday evning. Meal starts at 6PM and the Study at 7PM. Open to the community.

* Deer hunters can sign up for the chance to hunt on land owned by participating landowners with the new Deer Hunt Registry system administered by DNR’s Division of Fish & Wildlife. The Deer Hunt Registry connects deer hunters with landowners, golf courses, parks, land trusts, farmers, or communities. The registry will provide interested parties with a list of hunters in the area willing to help. The Deer Hunt Registry system is replacing the former Hunters Helping Farmers program and incorporating the Community Hunter Access Program (CHAP). To learn more about CHAP, see wildlife.IN.gov/9420.htm Hunters will be able to sign up for the chance to hunt starting July 1, 2019. Please note signing up on the Deer Hunt Registry does not guarantee additional hunting opportunities or placement in a managed hunt. For more information or to sign up, see on.IN.gov/deerhuntregistry


September 1-15, 2019

* 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, September 3 rd., 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.

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering Creating Hope ® sessions on the first and second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The next session will be Tuesday, September 3 rd.   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, September 4th 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.

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Heartsaver CPR class from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper. This American Heart Association course is designed for lay personnel who serve as rescuers as part of their job responsibilities and for the general public who have direct access to an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Skills taught include CPR, AED use, and relief of choking in adults, children and infants. In order to complete the course and receive the course completion card, participants must successfully complete a skills evaluation. Pre-registration is required. The fee for the course is $65, and the class does require prepayment. For more information or to register, please visit the hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click “Classes & Events,” or call the Health and Wellness Department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.

* 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.

Sunday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. (Allens Creek SRA): Sign up at http://bit.ly/exploremonroe9-08-2019.  Register by Sept. 3. *4 spots available

Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. (Allens Creek SRA): Sign up at http://bit.ly/exploremonroe9-10-2019. Register by Sept. 6. *7 spots available

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 a Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have had weight loss surgery. The purpose of this group is to provide support, information sharing and education. The Bariatric Support Group will meet the second Monday of each month. The next support group meeting will be Monday, September 9th. at 5:30 p.m. in the Medical Arts Conference Center, which is located at 721 W. 13 th Street in Jasper in the Medical Arts Building. Participation in this group is free of charge and no pre-registration is required. For more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events” or call 812-996-0357.

* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering Creating Hope® sessions on the first and second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The next session will be Tuesday, September 10th.   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 9th 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.

* The “Getting Ready for Baby Brother or Sister” class is offered by Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center to help older brothers and sisters prepare for the arrival of a new baby. The next class will be held on Wednesday, September 11th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Hospital’s Mary Potter Meeting Room at 800 West 9th Street, Jasper. The class is intended for children over the age of four and includes a tour of the nursery and demonstrations in infant holding, burping, feeding, and changing a diaper.  Children are asked to bring a doll or teddy bear and a blanket to practice the skills.  Parents are asked to attend this class along with their children. This class is free for the children of those who are delivering at Memorial Hospital or $10. Pre-registration is necessary. For more information or to enroll, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events”. If you do not have online access or are having problems please call For OB Lactation Services at 812-996-0383.

* Medic First Aid® with AED (automated external defibrillator) 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 the EMT, nurse, and doctor.Successful completion of the course means the student has acquired these skills, understands the dangers of an emergency scene and how to evaluate them, and understands the use of protective barriers. Taught by nationally certified instructors, the course satisfies OSHA requirements for industry and business.A Medic First Aid® with AED course will be offered Thursday, September 12th from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 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 visiting Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and clicking on “Classes & Events,” or calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.A Medic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens class can be added to this course to provide participants with the knowledge to reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens. The cost for this additional class is $20 per person. For more details, please call 812-996-2399, option 1.

* Learn to Kayak Fish, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. at Paynetown SRA. Participants will learn to safely and successfully fish from a kayak. The workshop will begin with an overview of basic rules and regulations. Participants will try shoreline fishing to ensure they are comfortable casting lures using a spinning rod. The workshop will then move to kayaks and participants will translate their shoreline skills into on-the-water skills. This workshop is sponsored by the Indiana DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. More details and registration at http://bit.ly/kayakfish2019; register by noon on Sept. 10. *15 spots available


* Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a “Friday Community Health Screening” on Friday, September 13, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and will have cholesterol (including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides) and blood glucose checked via finger stick.  A 12-hour fast is required; however, you may drink water and take prescribed medications. The cost is $25 and may be paid at the screening.  The screening lasts approximately 15 minutes, and pre-registration is required. To register for the screening, or for more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Health Screenings.”(Found on the right hand side of the webpage.)   Enter the company name as “Friday” and enter “2019” as the password.  You may also register by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.

* Orange County Cancer Patient Services Inc. will be hosting  a Celebration of Orange County Cancer Survivors at Orleans Christian Church Unity Hall on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 12:30-3:00. Cancer Survivors who are interested in attending can call at 812-865-6119 or contact our members on Facebook Page. RSVP's are requested as seating is limited. Event attendees can bring a caregiver. There is no charge for the meal.  Cancer Survivors, come and Celebrate Life!!

* Victory Community Church of Washington, Indiana is partnering with Love Never Fails United Christian Church here in Springs Valley for a powerful time in the presence of the Lord! Free food, bouncy houses, testimonies, dramas, and mimes on Saturday September 14th from 1pm - 6pm on French Lick Town Green Join us and be a part of what God is doing here in the Valley. Bring anyone that you know who is seeking and watch the Lord set the captive free! Questions please call Pastor Jason Lindsey at (812)653-6262.

September 16-31, 2019

* 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 September class is “ Herbal supplements and Diabetes.” 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, September 16th, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Hospital’s Mary Potter Meeting Room, at 800 West 9 th Street in Jasper. For more information, please contact Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Diabetes Management and Prevention Services at 812-996-0521.

* It is known that the more you know about your pregnancy and childbirth, the better you will be able to cope with and adjust to changes during this time. Expectant parents are invited to attend Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s “Preparation for Childbirth” classes held on Thursday, September 19 th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. “Preparation for Childbirth” is class to help prepare expectant mothers and support persons for childbirth, including a tour of the Women and Infant Services Unit.  It is recommended that both mother and the support person who will assist the mother during delivery of the baby attend the class.This class is being held at 721 West 13 th Street, Jasper, in Memorial Hospital’s Medical Arts Building Conference Center. It is free to those who are delivering at Memorial Hospital or $65. The “Preparation for Childbirth” classes are conducted by qualified obstetrical nursing personnel. To enroll, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events.”   If you are unable to access online, please 812-996-0383.

* Saturday, September 28 th, Kay’s Chapel Church in Fredericksburg will be hosting their annual Soup Bean luncheon as a fundraiser for the church. There will be various musicians playing throughout the day. For more information please contact Tony Ater at 812-620-7752.

October 1-15, 2019

* 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

* 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.

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

 


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