The Herald Bulletin

May 16, 2013

Local briefs: May 17

The Herald Bulletin

City-wide cleanup set for Saturday

ANDERSON — The 28th annual J.T. Menifee City-Wide Cleanup will be 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday with dumpsters at Athletic Park. Items accepted for disposal: tires, $1 each; oil based paint, $1 per can; major appliances, television/computer/electronic and furniture.

The cleanup is for Anderson residents only; no business or contractor disposal. Identification will be required. For heavy trash pickup, call 648-6445. Free limb and yard waste will be received at the old Emge plant only.

Volunteers will meet at 16th Street and Madison Avenue. An 11:30 a.m. awards and lunch will be at 22nd Street and Madison Avenue. Information: Lori Perry, 648-6137.

Chicken-and-noodle dinner Wednesday

ANDERSON — North Anderson Wesleyan Church, 1947 E. Madison County Road 240 North, will host a chicken-and-noodle dinner 5-6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

‘Celebrating Teachers’ lunch Saturday

ANDERSON — The Women’s Day Committee of Allen Chapel AME Church, 1610 Sheridan St., will host a luncheon “Celebrating Teachers” at noon on Saturday to honor past and present teachers who have been instrumental in the lives of young people.

Teachers to be honored include Jennette Harris, Catrina Cooper, Primus Mootry, Carolyn Johnson-Mootry, Ty Bibbs and Fredonia Von Harris. Tickets are $10 per person.

Information: LaKoya S. Rochell, 643-7133, ext. 2315.

APA students get hands-on lesson

ANDERSON — Indiana SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) will visit Anderson Preparatory Academy on Friday, May 24, with teen traffic safety activities focused on promoting seat-belt use, discouraging distracted and impaired driving, and encouraging responsible driving habits.

The Quick-Click Challenge, one of SADD’s activities, will pit four-student teams to see who can buckle up in the shortest amount of time. The fastest team of the day will be awarded Quick-Click Challenge T-shirts.  

Click It or Ticket will begin today

INDIANAPOLIS — This year’s Click It or Ticket enforcement program will begin today.

Click It or Ticket is supported by thousands of law enforcement agencies and traffic safety advocates across the country. In Indiana, more than 250 law enforcement agencies will conduct special patrols — day and night, to identify and ticket unrestrained motorists. The effort will conclude June 2.

Anderson to host archery event

ANDERSON — Anderson is one of three cities in the United States chosen to host the Regions Archery Bow Hunters Pro-Am Tour this year. The event, designated as the Easton Pro/Am, will take place June 21-23, in various areas of the city. Spectators are welcome.

3D bow shooters will showcase their talents at the newly formed Regions Archery Bowhunters Pro Am Tour in Anderson. More than 500 participants are expected to arrive from all over the United States.