The Herald Bulletin

October 23, 2013

Local Briefs: Oct. 24

Urban League hosting job opportunities

ANDERSON — The Urban League of Madison County will host a conference with TRE Consulting to help fill 20,000 jobs nationwide. The session will be at 5:45 p.m. today, Oct. 24, at the Urban League, 1210 W. 10th St.

The job is for a Virtual Customer Service Professional and pays between $9 to $14 per hour. The position is home-based (work from home). The job consists of no cold calling; all calls are inbound. Contact the Urban League of Madison County at 649-7126 to reserve a seat, as space is very limited.

Youth party scheduled for Friday evening

ANDERSON — The Anderson Impact Center will host a Vision/Dream Board party for ages 13-17 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Refreshments will be served. Discussion topics include dreaming big, the power of vision and goal setting.

If possible, participants should bring a poster board, a pair of scissors and old magazines.  AIC is at 630 Nichol Ave. (formerly Robinson School).

RSVP: Jessie Woodall, 643-7793.

Community resources workshop offered

ANDERSON — An informational workshop highlighting resources available in Madison County will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Anderson Impact Center, 630 Nichol Ave.

Workshop speakers include: Rev. Manual Hunt, Ivy Tech Community College; Mike Casuscelli, Madison County Community Health Center; Vincent Smith, Central Indiana Community Action Program, and Sherry Peak-Davis, Anderson Impact Center.

This workshop will be free and open to the public.

Open house celebrates Martin’s 40 years

ANDERSON — An open house to celebrate Dr. David L. Martin’s 40 years of practicing as a dermatologist in the community will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at the St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital cafeteria.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will offer cake and refreshments.

Markleville to replace Gustin

MARKLEVILLE — Markleville’s town council is looking to replace current Town Council President Sally Gustin. Gustin, who has been on the council for 34 years, recently underwent surgery and missed her third consecutive meeting on Oct. 14.

By Indiana law, council members are required to seek a replacement after three missed meetings. The decision will fall to Election Director Mary Retherford and her staff once the seat is vacated.

Newspaper hosts blood drive Nov. 5

ANDERSON — The Herald Bulletin, 1133 Jackson St., will host a community blood drive from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5.

The Bloodmobile will be parked in the newspaper’s lower parking lot behind the building. Appointments may be made by going to or by calling Tammy Everitt at 648-4242.

INDOT hiring seasonal employees

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is seeking to hire approximately 25 seasonal employees for winter maintenance operations in the Indianapolis Subdistrict. Successful hires will work as full-time seasonal INDOT maintenance crew staff and will operate plow trucks during snow events.

Seasonal employees will be paid $15 per hour and scheduled to work 37.5 hours per week. Benefits are not offered for seasonal positions, but seasonal employees will be eligible for overtime. Employment is expected to begin in November and last through April. INDOT is currently accepting applications until Nov. 7. Applicants must apply at the Indiana State Job Bank for Job ID #586446.

Applicants must have valid commercial drivers license (CDL); a high school diploma or equivalent; and the ability to pass a drug test.