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November 11, 2013

Community happenings: Scholarships available, fundraising dinners, holiday runs

LOGANSPORT — Mattress sale will benefit student programs

MONTICELLO — The Spirit of Twin Lakes Marching Band and JAG (Jobs for America’s Graduates) have scheduled the first annual Mattress Fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Twin Lakes High School Cafeteria, 300 S. Third St., Monticello.

The one-day sale will feature all types and sizes of mattresses with profits going directly to the band and JAG class.  Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted and delivery is available.

Young Africans to perform at local church

The Life Gate Church is presenting The Young Africans at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church, 831 Burlington Ave. Throughout the performance, The Young Africans share various cultural elements from their countries of Kenya and Uganda with a Stomp-inspired dance as well as highlighting unique African instruments.

The concert is free and open to all, however, donations will be taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs. For more information, call the church at 574-722-5282.

Hispanic community dinner slated in Walton

WALTON — The Walton Lions is hosting a Hispanic Community Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Lions Den on Depot Street. The menu will include tamales, fajitas, refried beans, rice, coffee and other beverages.

Carry-out and drive-thru will be available. Tickets are $7.50 each and children under 8 eat free. Tickets are available at Walton Public Library or call Steve at 574-626-2234.

Blood drive set at Ivy Tech Logansport campus

Ivy Tech is hosting a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Ivy Tech Community College in the Cole Family Building, 1 Ivy Tech Way, Logansport.

Jingle Bell Run set for Dec. 7 in Peru

PERU — Tri Kappa Sorority will host a 5k Jingle Bell Run at 9 a.m. Dec. 7. Registration will be 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. at Anytime Fitness, 907 W. Main St., Peru.

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