Ernie’s Heart observes first year
ANDERSON — In celebration of Ernie’s Pet Food Pantry’s first-year anniversary, a party and Doggie Show will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday at 610 S. Scatterfield Road, Anderson.
Ernie’s Wish List is available at Target Stores on Scatterfield Road.
As part of the celebration, the Madison County Humane Society will bring some adoptable dogs to the party. They will also set up a table with their T-shirts and lots of goodies.
For more information call 425-5407.
Middletown Library celebrates with gifts
MIDDLETOWN -- The Middletown Public Library is celebrating National Library Week with a special gift for children and a drawing for adults.
Children visiting the library April 15-20 will receive a special bank. Adults can enter a drawing to win one of four solar hand calculators.
The savings by using a library are impressive. A new hardback novel in stores is now about $30; new DVDs, $25; magazines, $6; yearly newspaper delivery, $100 plus; and children’s storybook, $18. The cost of a library card: free.
Sunday Zumba to benefit Bids for Kids
ANDERSON — Everyone is invited to join in the fun of a Zumba class as funds are raised for Bids for Kids and the prevention of child abuse. Whether a beginner, expert, or never tried it before, you’ll enjoy this fitness at Madison Park Church of God on Sunday from 3 to 4 p.m.
Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. and free child care will be provided. A $10 donation to Bids for Kids is asked for the class. Information regarding the event or Bids for Kids may be directed to 617-5912.
Legion serving salmon patties
ELWOOD — The Elwood American Legion will serve salmon patties on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Cost is $8 and includes salmon patties, fried potatoes and peas.
The Country Mile Band will entertain from 8 to 11 p.m. No one under 18 years of age is allowed. For more information call 552-1055.
WOW Red Hatters gathering for lunch
DALEVILLE — The April meeting of the WOW Red Hatters of Madison County will be Saturday at Bird’s BBQ on Indiana 67 in Daleville.
Lunch will be at 11 a.m. Come prepared to discuss preferred options for meeting programs in the coming months. Contact Jean Leedy at 642-9514 for more information.
AHS Band to host dinner/dance
ANDERSON — The Anderson High School Band Department will present a dinner/dance, “A Night of Swing,” on Saturday in the cafeteria of Anderson High School.
Featured will be the AHS Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band and the Madison County Area Director’s Jazz Orchestra.
Dinner will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with music and dancing from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Cost is $11 for dinner/dance; $9 for students; and $6 for the dance only.
Dinner will be provided by Anderson High School Band Boosters including deluxe baked potato bar with soup and salad, breadsticks, dessert, lemonade and coffee. For tickets call the AHS Band Office or contact any band member, 641-2037, ext. 920.
Ernie’s Heart observes first year
- Community Briefs: July 22 A compilation of community news as published in the Tuesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Community Briefs: July 21
A compilation of community news as published in the Monday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
- Foreign exchange program builds lasting friendships Paulina Berger returned to her hometown in Olpe, Germany on Friday, but she left something important behind: part of her heart. The 16-year-old spent a year living with three host families in Anderson as part of the Rotary Youth Exchange program.
- Work underway to restore ISU's Normal Hall The sounds of heavy equipment, impact drills and even a large wrecking ball are evidence of a renovation underway at Normal Hall, Indiana State University's oldest academic building.
- Finding the light Life after losing a child is like waking up and seeing a hole in the ground. You spend all day circling around the edge, trying not to fall in. It’s a description one of Frank Caldwell’s friends explained to him, a feeling he’s known all too well since his only son, Eric, died in an auto accident in April 2010.
Seven 4-H members vying for 4-H queen title
The following seven 4-H members will vie for the title of the Madison County 4-H Fair Queen at 7:30 p.m. this evening on the Kiwanis Stage at the fairgrounds at Beulah Park.
- Community Briefs: July 20 A compilation of community news items as published in the Sunday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
- HHS class of '66 seeks classmates The Highland High School Class of '66 will host its 48th class reunion on Aug. 23. Contact information is needed for several classmates.
- Theresa Timmons: Columnist's 'my time' gets invaded by tiny person That 30 minutes between 6:30 and 7 a.m. is the time for waking up. It is the gentle transition between hard sleep and feet-hitting-the-floor, the time of day when dreams end and reality begins. It is MY time.
- Unsung heroes There are the men and women who lost their lives defending our nation's freedom and have never been a part of our history books. Twenty-four of those unsung heroes have been laid to rest at Grove Lawn Cemetery in Pendleton.
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