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January 10, 2014

Give blood and get a cookie

Girl Scouts offer up cookies for donation

The American Red Cross and Girl Scouts are again joining forces for “Give Blood. Get a Cookie.” Now in its second year, the event will include blood drives across northern Indiana and Michigan.

During the “Give Blood. Get a Cookie” blood drives in January, those donating will receive Girl Scout cookies.

Upcoming blood drives are as follows:

• From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Moose Lodge, Peru.

• From 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Talma Community Building, Rochester.

• From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Ivy Tech, Logansport.

Snowmobile/ORV registration switches

Mandatory registration for owners of snowmobiles and other outdoor recreational vehicles switched on Jan. 1 from being handled by the Department of Natural Resources to being handled by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Registration is valid for three years and must be renewed every three years thereafter, also for $30. Registration may be completed online at mybmv.com or in person at a BMV branch.

Questions about the process should be directed to the BMV at 1-888-692-6841.

United Way sets victory celebration

The United Way of Cass County will have its Annual Meeting and Victory Celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Feb. 26 at Cross-Wind United Methodist Church. Reservations are $10 and can be made by calling the United Way office at 753-3533 or by emailing Becky Anspach, director of donor relations and resource development, at banspach@unitedwayofcasscounty.org.

Community garden classes rescheduled

Thomas Henderson of The Acts Project is offering a free seven lesson series on community gardening:

• From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday evening from Jan. 14 to Feb. 25 at Logansport Memorial Hospital

• From 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday morning from Jan. 15 to Feb. 26 at Revolution Community Church

· From 11 a.m. to noon every Friday from Jan. 17 to Feb. 28 at the CLEDO community room

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Community happenings
  • United Way rally, benefits, support group, get-together United Way to kick off campaign FridayBusiness and community partners are invited to attend the United Way Rally/Pacesetter Kick-Off from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Friday at Cross-Wind United Methodist Church, 616 Ind. 25 in Logansport. Cost to attend is $15 a

    July 31, 2014

  • Taste of Cass County coming soon

    The ninth annual Taste of Cass County will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in downtown Logansport, and features food, fun and entertainment. Admission is $2 per person, or $5 per family, and refreshment tickets are $1 each.

    July 29, 2014

  • Support volleyball team by eating chicken

    The Pioneer Jr.-Sr. High School girls volleyball team is having a Port-A-Pit Chicken Dinner and Car Wash from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 in the parking lot across for Community State Bank in Royal Center.

    July 29, 2014

  • Orientation required for Pioneer students

    Pioneer Jr.-Sr. High School officials have announced mandatory orientations for seventh- and eighth-grade students. A mandatory student orientation night for seventh-graders will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the school's auditorium.

    July 29, 2014

  • Job fair in the works in Warsaw

    Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. will host a job fair from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Warsaw Community Career Center, 751 Anchorage Point Drive, Warsaw.

    July 29, 2014

  • Catch exhibits Aug. 6 in Delphi

    In the spirit of Old Settlers, Delphi Opera House 2 will open the celebrations from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, with Ginny Emmerson's antique perfume bottles collection.

    July 29, 2014

  • Scholarship recipients invited to send-off

    The public is invited to the Cass County Community Foundation’s 2014 Scholarship Send-Off Pizza Party and Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at McHale Complex Pavilion at Riverside Park. All CCCF Scholarship recipients and their families are urged to attend.

    July 29, 2014

  • Warbird Cruise-In this weekend at Grissom

    Grissom Air Museum is having its eighth Annual Warbird Cruise-In Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show on Saturday in its 15-acre air park. Registration is from 8 a.m. to noon, doors open at 10 a.m. with lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with awards at 3:30 p.m.

    July 29, 2014

  • Fulton gearing up for Fun Days this weekend

    The Fulton-Liberty Lions Club will sell porkburgers and hot dogs at the Town Hall prior to, during, and after the parade on Saturday as part of Fulton Fun Days.

    July 29, 2014

  • Star Party to take place Saturday The Logansport Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to view Saturn, Venus, the Moon and other celestial bodies with the use of telescopes. Local astronomer Forrest Hamilton will provide his expertise from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the

    July 27, 2014

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