The Herald Bulletin

August 20, 2013

Local Briefs: Aug. 21


The Herald Bulletin

---- — College of Theology to host open house

ANDERSON — The Metropolitan College of Theology will host an open house on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Anderson Impact Center, 620 Nichol Ave.

Students can receive their complete Bible College Education and enrollment is now underway. The college's president is Dr. James E. Streeter, Ph.D.

For more information call 617-9718 or 378-0201.

Second Harvest Tailgate at the Old Plant 18

ANDERSON — Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana will provide food for families in need at a Tailgate distribution from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the old Plant 18, 2900 S. Scatterfield Road.

The Tailgate will take place in the parking area on the north side of the building. The distribution is while supplies last, and there is a limit of three families per vehicle. For traffic control purposes we ask that participants not line up before 11 a.m. the day of the tailgate.

For more information, email foodbank@curehunger.org, call 800-886-0882, or visit www.curehunger.org.

Library to be closed during Grand Prix

ALEXANDRIA — The Alexandria-Monroe Public Library will be closed for the second annual Alex Grand Prix on Saturday. It will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday.

Lafayette Township board meets

ANDERSON — The Lafayette Township Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 to discuss the purchase of a new backup generator for the fire department, according to Steve Anderson, township trustee.

The board meets at 3235N CR 100 W.

MLK Commission hosts Work Keys Program

ANDERSON — Are you looking for a job and want to become more marketable? The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commission has a Work Keys Program for help.

Contact Terri Larkin or Maggie Williams at 642-5342 to make an appointment.

Those interested can also stop by the office at 2030 W. 16th St. Office hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. and 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Mayor’s Youth Commission accepting applications

ANDERSON — The city of Anderson is accepting applications for the 2013/2014 Mayor’s Youth Commission. Students will be enrolled in grades 9-12. Interested candidates can contact the Mayor’s Office at 648-6000 or email mayor@cityofanderson.com. Subject line should read: Att. Mayor’s Youth Commission.

Applications must be returned to the mayor’s office by Sept. 13.

Pence heads to NY to meet bond raters

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is traveling to New York to discuss the state's finances with bond rating agencies.

The governor's offices says Pence left Tuesday for New York, where he will meet with officials at the Standard & Poor's, Moody's and Fitch agencies.

Pence says he's making the trip because Indiana's credit rating is an important part of its fiscal planning and efforts to attract good-paying jobs to the state.

Miss Indiana ready for Miss America pageant

WATERLOO, Ind. — The reigning Miss Indiana is staying focused as she prepares for a trip to Atlantic City, N.J., next month to compete in the Miss America pageant.

Terrin Thomas of Auburn won the Miss Indiana crown June 22. The 21-year-old DeKalb High School graduate tells The Star in Auburn she's gearing up mentally and physically for next month's competition.

She plans to ride in the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival Parade of Classics through downtown Auburn on Aug. 31 before departing for Atlantic City on Sept. 3.