The Herald Bulletin

July 29, 2013

Community Briefs: July 29


The Herald Bulletin

---- — Legion to host Aug. 6 blood drive

ANDERSON — American Legion Post 127, 4118 Columbus Ave., will host a community blood drive on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 1 to 6 p.m. in its main room.

Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or go to redcrossblood.org to schedule your blood donation appointment.

Women’s Only Triathlon set

SELMA — The Divine Divas - Women’s Only Triathlon will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Prairie Creek Reservoir in Selma.

The long course triathlon with distances of 1.5K swim, 41.2 km bike and 10 km run will include a Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon, a 5K, and an aquabike on the same day using most of the same courses.

Online registration is open until 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at www.americamultisport.com. Day of registration also will take place until 400 athletes are registered.

For more information, call Steven N. Tomboni at 215-6582.

Chicken noodles dinner Aug. 7

ANDERSON — North Anderson Wesleyan Church, 1947 E. 240N, will host a chicken noodles dinner on Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Freewill donations will be accepted.

Class of ’63 searches for classmates

ALEXANDRIA — The Alexandria-Monroe High School Class of 1963 is having its 50th reunion Sept. 20-21 and needs to contact Shirley Cordial Potts, Mike Mason, Della Shane (Becky Campbell), Diane Spooner, Steve Robison, Toni Flowers Jim Barton and Sharon Davis Wilson.

Anyone with address information is asked to call 724-3122.

Reservations are requested by Aug. 9.

Markleville Jamboree on Aug. 1-4

MARKLEVILLE — The Markleville Jamboree will be held this Thursday through Sunday.

Events will include Baby and Junior Prince and Princess contest, pet parade, recycling contest, baking contest, inflatable bounce houses (Friday and Saturday), a zipline (Saturday), parade (Saturday), laser light show (Friday and Saturday), hay rides and tractor parade (nightly), basketball tournament and nightly musical entertainment and food.

For more information, call Wayne Fox at 533-9012.

Black Expo seeking parade entrants

ANDERSON — The Anderson Chapter of Indiana Black Expo will host its annual Summer Fest Parade at noon Saturday.

Participants are being sought — churches and organizations, entertainers, car clubs, motorcycle /social clubs, government entities, companies, clowns, drum lines and color guards.

Call Jan Mansfield at KeyBank Anderson downtown or by calling 203-2358 with questions or to register.

This year the parade will have a food drive for the Operation Love food pantry. Parade participants and viewers can bring canned goods to the lineup site, along the parade route or to Jackson Park. For more information on the food drive, call Yolanda Wilkins at Operation Love, 644-2121.

Library to hold party for teens

ANDERSON — Teens who completed the library’s summer reading program are invited to attend the After-Hours Party on Friday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

There will be snacks and a prize drawing. To gain entrance to this after-hours function, teens must wear the T-shirt they earned by completing all three levels of the reading program. Registration is required. Sign up by calling 641-2456 or register online at andersonlibrary.net.