NAACP Youth meeting Sunday
ANDERSON — The Anderson/Madison County Youth Council of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) invites all youth of Anderson to its first meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Branch office, 1015 W. 15th St.
For more information contact Maureen Duncan at 765-278-2015 or email her at Maureen.email@example.com.
St. Patrick’s Party Monday
ANDERSON — The annual Knights of Columbus St. Patrick’s Day Party is set from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the lodge, 1225 Main St.
Irish stew, black bread and green beer will be served with entertainment by The Big Red Rocker, Rick Forsythe. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.
Safe Place Week begins
BLOOMINGTON — National Safe Place Week begins Sunday as a way to raise awareness of the importance of youth safety and providing safe places for people in crisis situations.
Last year in Monroe County, 58 local youths were served through the Safe Place program. For more information about the Safe Place program, please contact 812-349-2507 or visit www.youthservicesbureau.net.
Irsay helps students get to Disney
INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is helping musicians from a city high school cover the costs of a trip to perform at Walt Disney World in Florida.
The 54 Arsenal Tech students were chosen in December to perform during the park’s Magic Music Days, but many couldn’t afford their share of the $42,000 trip.
IPS officials say Irsay gave the school a check Friday to cover the remaining costs.
Purdue Calumet faces $4M deficit
HAMMOND — Purdue University’s northwestern Indiana campus is closing an academic center and may shutter a child care center for students and staff to help it weather a $4 million deficit.
Purdue University Calumet spokesman Wes Lukoshus says the university won’t accept students this fall at its Academic Learning Center in Merrillville as it weighs the future of the $9 million center that opened in 2005.
Lukoshus says the school’s full-time enrollment fell 11 percent last fall.
Valpo doctor accused of assaulting patient
VALPARAISO — A physician is facing sexual battery charges alleging that he assaulted a female patient on two occasions at his northern Indiana office.
Forty-five-year-old Jose Agusti of Chicago was taken into custody Thursday and charged with felony criminal deviate conduct and two counts of sexual battery.
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Local Briefs: Aug. 1
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