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November 10, 2013

Community happenings: CCCF anniversary, Toy Box

CCCF to observe anniversary with $20K

The Cass County Community Foundation will offer up to $20,000 for community projects as part of its 20th anniversary "Thanks for Giving."

The foundation will accept proposals from Cass County charitable organizations that are no longer than one page in length and include: the name of the organization, a contact person, a brief description of the project and who it will impact.

The proposal also must include an estimated budget. Proposals will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday and cannot be sent electronically. Proposals may be for less than $20,000 and it is possible multiple projects may be funded up to the total of $20,000. All organizations receiving a grant must meet eligibility and reporting requirements.

The project or projects will be selected and announced at the CCCF "Thanks or Giving" event on Nov. 22.

For information about the $20,000 grant-making or the "Thanks For Giving" event, call CCCF at 574-722-2200.

'Talk' to firearms deer season experts

Facebook followers of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources can “talk” online with DNR biologists and conservation officers about firearms deer season rules from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday on the DNR Facebook wall.

Lt. William Browne and wildlife information specialist Michelle Cain will answer questions about season dates, bag limits, license and equipment requirements, urban deer zones and all firearms deer season regulations. Participants are invited to join the conversation and ask questions.

Future topics, instructions on how to join a conversation on Facebook, and commenting guidelines are posted at dnr.IN.gov/7315.htm.

To join a chat, go to the DNR’s Facebook wall, facebook.com/INdnr, and click “like” (if you are not already a “friend”).

You may begin typing in questions during the time slot. The DNR experts will answer questions as time allows.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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