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Kindergarten Roundup Time

Springs Valley Kindergarten Roundup for the School Year 2024-25, will be March 5th & 6th. If your child will be 5 years old by Oct 1st, 2024, now is the time to register them for kindergarten. To make an appointment call 936-4320
Orleans Elementary Kindergarten Roundup for the School Year 2024-25, will be April 18th. If your child will be 5 years old by Aug 1st, 2024, now is the time to register them for kindergarten. To make an appointment call 865-2688
Throop Elementary School in Paoli will have their Kindergarten Roundup for the School Year 2024-25, will be April 1st and April 2nd. If your child will be 5 years old by Oct 1st, 2024, now is the time to register them for kindergarten. To make an appointment call 723-3537


February 16th - 29th

* “Preparation for Childbirth” Class. 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, February 15, 2024 from 6:30 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 in Board Conference Room ABC at Memorial Hospital Health Care 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.

* Spring Mill State Park hosts Lincoln show, Civil War event. Spring Mill State Park will host an Abraham Lincoln show and a Civil War re-enactment at its Pioneer Village Feb. 17th and 18th. All events happen both days. The village will be open to guests from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. At 12:45 p.m., Danny Russel will perform “Abraham Lincoln, A Hoosier Hero” in the grist mill. His one-man show focuses on Lincoln’s years in Indiana when he lost his mother and sister, taught himself to read, and learned lessons that would shape the rest of his life. Russel’s performance is thanks to a grant from Lawrence County Tourism. At 1:50 p.m. guests wanting to watch a re-enacted tactical battle for the village will be directed to viewing areas for the 2 p.m. program. Before and after the event, guests will be welcome to tour the village and visit with the re-enactors. Park admission is $7 per vehicle for in-state residents and $9 per vehicle for out-of-state residents. For more information on this and other upcoming park events, contact Coletta Prewitt, 812-849-3534 or springmillstatepark@dnr.IN.gov

* “Your Health and Diabetes” Education 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. 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, February 19, 2024 from 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm p.m. in Memorial Hospital’s Board Conference Room B/C in the lower level, 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.

* Medic First Aid ® Refresher with AED. Medic First Aid ® Refresher with AED (Automated External Defibrillators) 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 that 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 Tuesday, February 20, 2024 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper. The cost for the class is $50 and class size will be limited.  Pre-registration is required by visiting Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and clicking on “Classes & Events,” or by calling the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399, option 1, or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399. Please bring your current certification card to this course. 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. Cost for this additional class is $20 per person. To register for this addition, please call 812-996-2399, option 1.

* A Widows Banquet will be held, Saturday Feb 24th from 3PM-5PM at the French Lick Senior Citizens Center, on south Bears Bend Road in French Lick. A Spaghetti Dimnner, door prizes, skits and games. More information, call 936-9213

* Basic Life Support (BLS). Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center offers an instructor led Basic Life Support (BLS) training class for licensed and certified health care professionals, such as physicians, dentists, nurses, paramedics and EMTs.  This American Heart Association course covers CPR for all ages, 2-man CPR, bag-valve mask ventilation, relief of responsive and unresponsive FBAO (choking), and use of the AED.  Participants must successfully complete a written test and skills evaluation in CPR and AED to receive a course completion (credential) card. The next available class is Monday, February 26, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12 th Avenue in Jasper.  The cost is $65.  Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. For more information, or to register, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events,” or call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399.

* Stop The Bleed. 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, February 27, 2024, from 8:00-9:00 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 B.J. Sherman, Trauma Services at Memorial Hospital, at  bsherman@mhhcc.org   Stop the Bleed is a Trauma Services/Ambulance Services sponsored class.

* Leap Into 4-H, a 4-H New Member Orientation, open to all parents and youth currently in or interested in 4-H. The event will be Thursday, February 29 th, 6PM-8PM at the OC Community Center. Parents and youth will be able to meet, club leaders, learn about 4-H Projects, Ask questions about 4-H, and sign up for 4-H.

* Change the Life You Live: Diabetes Program. Diabetes touches almost every part of your life. It’s a serious, lifelong condition, but there’s a lot you can do to protect your health.  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering, “Change the Life you Live: Diabetes.”   These classes offer  the opportunity to achieve optimal health while living with diabetes.   The classes are facilitated by Certified Diabetes Educators who teach participants how to control their diabetes using medication, self-monitoring, nutrition, and physical activity.   A variety of classes are offered beginning with Diabetes Pathways, which is a baseline class for those newly diagnosed with diabetes.  Following the completion of Diabetes Pathways, additional classes are offered for a more personalized curriculum.   Participants are encouraged to bring a family member or friend.  Pre-registration is required.  For more information or to register, call 812-996-0521.

* “Wednesday Weight Checks for Baby”. Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s lactation consultants are offering free walk-in, infant weight checks on Wednesdays except the 1st Wednesday of the month from 9-11 a.m.  Weight checks will be held in the First Level Conference Room. Enter the main entrance of the hospital and stop at the information desk. Signs will be posted directing you to the appropriate location (across from outpatient lab). Lactation consults will also be available by appointment if needed. Call 812-996-0383

* Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing every Monday from 1PM-4PM at IU Health, Paoli Hospital, in the Professional Building and the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Safe Haven in West Baden, from 10AM-1PM. No Appt. recquired, more information call 723-7573

March 1st - 15th

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri March 1st with music by Ralph Eads Band. Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group. 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 Hospital’s sponsors an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support Group.  Meeting dates are the first Tuesday of every month.  The next meeting is Tuesday, March 5, 2024, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Medical Arts Conference Center, located in the lower level of the Medical Arts Building at 721 W. 13 th St. 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.”  If you would like more information on dementia and being a caregiver, please call 812-996-2862. Pre-registration is not necessary. 

* Heartsaver CPR with AED. Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Heartsaver CPR with AED class from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2023 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 in CPR and AED. 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, option 1 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.

* “Breastfeeding: Getting Started”. Expecting a baby? Sign up to attend Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s in-depth breastfeeding class, “Breastfeeding: Getting Started.” During your time of baby preparation, this educational class can help provide an easier transition into motherhood and breastfeeding. It is recommended that both mother and the support person, who will assist the mother, attend the classes as support is important to breastfeeding success. “Breastfeeding: Getting Started,” will be held on Wednesday March 6, 2024 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in Board Conference Room B/C, located on the lower level of The LCM Tower, at 800 West 9 th Street in Jasper. The class is free for those delivering at Memorial Hospital; otherwise, cost is $15. Pre-registration is required. To enroll, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Classes & Events.” If you do not have online access, please call Memorial Hospital’s Lactation Services at 812-996-0383.

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri March 8th with music by Stone Canyon Band. Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* The Orange County Third House with area lawmakers Sen. Eric Koch and Rep. Chris May will be Saturday, March 9 th.   The legislative forum, which will be moderated by Robert Henderson, will begin at 10 a.m. and be held at the West Baden Town Hall. The public is welcome and urged to attend

* A Benefit Concert will be held Sat March 9th, to benefit Grace House. The concert will feature Joseph Habedank and the Sound. By Faith and Hillview Worship Band to perform as well. The concert will be at Hillview Christian Church, SR 64 in Marengo. It's a free concert, but a love offering taken up for to benefit Grace House

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri March 15th with music by Little Mountain Band. Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* Change the Life You Live: Diabetes Program. Diabetes touches almost every part of your life. It’s a serious, lifelong condition, but there’s a lot you can do to protect your health.  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering, “Change the Life you Live: Diabetes.”   These classes offer  the opportunity to achieve optimal health while living with diabetes.   The classes are facilitated by Certified Diabetes Educators who teach participants how to control their diabetes using medication, self-monitoring, nutrition, and physical activity.   A variety of classes are offered beginning with Diabetes Pathways, which is a baseline class for those newly diagnosed with diabetes.  Following the completion of Diabetes Pathways, additional classes are offered for a more personalized curriculum.   Participants are encouraged to bring a family member or friend.  Pre-registration is required.  For more information or to register, call 812-996-0521.

* “Wednesday Weight Checks for Baby”. Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s lactation consultants are offering free walk-in, infant weight checks on Wednesdays except the 1st Wednesday of the month from 9-11 a.m.  Weight checks will be held in the First Level Conference Room. Enter the main entrance of the hospital and stop at the information desk. Signs will be posted directing you to the appropriate location (across from outpatient lab). Lactation consults will also be available by appointment if needed. Call 812-996-0383

* Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing every Monday from 1PM-4PM at IU Health, Paoli Hospital, in the Professional Building and the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Safe Haven in West Baden, from 10AM-1PM. No Appt. recquired, more information call 723-7573

March 16th - 30th

* Jeff & Sheri Easter in concert at Grace Full Gospel church in Bedford, located on 39th street. Concert starts at 7PM, doors open up at 6PM, concert is free but a Love offering to be taken up.

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri March 22nd with music by Paul Smith Band.
Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

* Tribute Quartet will be in Concert, Saturday, March 23 ,concert starting at 6:30pm at Heltonville Turning Point Church.
Tickets $10.00 adult, children under 18 will be admitted free. Seating is limited and this concert will sell out. To get your tickets in advance, call 812-583-4835, tickets can also be held at the door. A Love offering will also be taken the night of the concert for the group.

* The New Life Community Church of the Valley on the Boulevard in West Baden is having a Last Living Supper re-enactment,
Sunday, March 24 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Come celebrate the true meaning of the Easter holiday with us!  You will be a disciple at the Last Supper with Jesus!  Time slots are available every 20 minutes starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 24th.  Call or message Jennifer Burton at 812-276-9113 to reserve a time!  The cost is free!"

* French Lick Senior Citizen Dance, Fri March 29th with music by Paul Smith Band.
Admission is $7.00 and Doors open at 6:00 and dancing from 7-9:30. The French Lick Senior Center Located on South Bears Bend Rd, in French Lick

April 1st - 15th

* Indiana Chapter Banquet of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will meet Saturday April 13 th, at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds on US – 50 in Bedford. Doors open 5:00 pm with a Dinner at approx. 6:30 with live auction to follow
Register by April 3 at https://events.rmef.org. For more information, contact Barry at 825-8573 or send email to inremf@gmail.com

April 16th - 30th

* The Northeast Township Community Center non-profit organization will be hosting their third annual Orleans Dogwood Festival Euchre Tournament. The euchre tournament will be held Thursday, April 25th at the Old Leipsic School, 4757 East County Road 800 North. Registration will be from 6-6:25 p.m. and games will start at 6:30 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person and cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Come out and join the fun, bring your own snacks and quarters for a euchre! For questions, or if you would like to lend a card table, please call Tara Jenkins at 653-8062

* The Collingsworth Family will in Concert, Fri April 26th, 7PM at First Assembly Church in Bedford.
Also YoungStreet to perform. For tickets, go to itickets.com or you can call (812) 279-8551


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