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October 4, 2013

Community happenings: Clothing collection, recycling open, bullying prevention

Ladies Guest Night slated for Tuesday

GRASS CREEK — The Ladies at Fletchers Lake United Methodist Church are sponsoring a free Ladies Guest Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Grass Creek Fire Station. The Notables from Rochester will present the program.

A variety of sandwiches, salads and desserts will be served after the program.

Though not required, those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by Saturday to Bev Barnett at 574-653-6814, Phyllis Lemmon at 574-889-2071 or Dottie Sommers at 574-817-0877.

Student collecting winter clothing items

As part of a senior project, Brooklyn Justice of Pioneer High School is doing a coat, glove, hat and scarf drive.

All new or gently used items of any size are welcomed. Drop-off boxes for donations will be at Logansport Rural King and Diversified General Federal Credit Union, 631 E. Broadway, across from the library. All donations will be given to the Emmaus Mission.

Battery recycling collection site open

GALVESTON — Galveston now has a collection site for battery recycling. Batteries contain hazardous materials such as lead, mercury, zinc, cadmium, manganese and lithium, according to a news release.

To keep these materials out of landfills, batteries may be taken to the lobby of First Farmers Bank for recycling.

Learn how to prevent bullying at workshop

Peak Community Services, 1416 Woodlawn Ave., is hosting a bullying prevention program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Guest speaker Nicole Hicks will present “Bullying Prevention, Everyone’s Responsibility – What Parents Can Do!”

This workshop is designed for parents and professionals to explore the dynamics of bullying, and to learn what they can do to help children address this issue. The workshop focuses on students with and without disabilities, and includes a brief review of the applicable laws and available resources.

Dinner to help fund mission projects

St. James Lutheran Church Mission and Evangelism Board will sponsor a Hap’s and Chicken Back and congregational bake sale from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. It will be in the parish hall of the church at the corner of Ninth and Spear streets.

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Community happenings
  • 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.

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  • 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

  • Club celebrates 60th anniversary The Logansport Coin Club recently celebrated its 60th anniversary with a dinner banquet at the American Legion Hall. The club was founded in 1954. Dimes from that year were presented to those in attendance and a 1954 proof set was the top door prize.

    July 27, 2014

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