The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update


December 9, 2012

Local Briefs: Dec. 10

ANDERSON, Ind. — A compilation of local news briefs as published in the Monday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

GED orientation classes Monday

ANDERSON — Anderson Community Schools is offering classes in GED preparation, Adult English Language classes, Basic Education and Basic Education Refresher classes for the 2012-2013 school year.

Anyone interested in taking an adult education or GED class must attend a one-hour orientation and take a three-hour pretest to establish learning levels.

Orientation and pretesting will be held at 1600 Hillcrest Ave.

The next orientation date is Monday, Dec. 10, 9 to 10 a.m. or 6 to 7 p.m. Appointments for the pretest are scheduled only at the orientation. Pretesting date is Tuesday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m. to noon or 5 to 8 p.m.

GED and Basic Education Refresher classes are offered during the day and in the evening from 4 to 7 p.m. English as a Second Language classes for adults are offered Tuesday and Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Basic Education Classes are offered Monday and Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.

For more information, call 641-2121.

North Madison tea party meeting set

ALEXANDRIA — The next Madison County Tea Party meeting will feature discussions on topics of history, politics and national themes. Videos on various topics will be shown and then those attending will be allowed to discuss each topic.

This meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Emery Lee Auditorium at Beulah Park in Alexandria. The group is educational, patriotic, political and nonpartisan, organizers said. The public is invited.

For more information, call Phil, 724-2253, or visit (Tea Party Madison County, Ind.).

Airport offering electronics recycling

INDIANAPOLIS — On Wednesday, Dec. 12, airport-based employees and nearby residents can look to the Indianapolis International Airport to free up space in basements, garages, attics and other storage areas.

In partnership with RecycleForce, a local, nonprofit recycling services organization, the Indianapolis Airport Authority is hosting Electronics Recycling Day.

From 7 to 10 a.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m., items may be dropped off for recycling at the employee parking lot, adjacent to the airport’s cellphone lot. From I-70 take Exit 68. Follow blue road signs for the cellphone lot. The employee lot is just south of the cellphone lot at the intersection of West Perimeter and South Service roads.

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