Black and White Gala on May 16
ANDERSON — Tickets for the Black and White Gala are going fast, so people who want to help the community by enjoying a night out should act quickly, says Charles Schumate, Rotary Club president. Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Johnny Rutherford will be the guest speaker.
The 10th annual dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Anderson Speedway. Items such as a lawn mower, an original President Franklin Roosevelt signature and a weeklong condominium rental in Fort Meyers, Fla., will be auctioned off at 8 p.m.
Shumate said the Rotary Club hopes to raise $20,000 to $25,000 for grants and scholarships throughout the community.
Tickets for the gala are $40 and can be purchased from any Rotary Club member or by calling Jill O’Malia at 641-4349.
Local AARP plans May activities
ANDERSON — Anderson’s AARP Chapter will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins Restaurant. Guests are welcome.
The chapter’s regular meeting will be at 1 p.m., Monday, May 12, at the First United Methodist Church. Chet Green will present “Stories in Stone,” his research on people stories about the monuments in Madison County cemeteries.
Reservations are still being taken for the Chapter’s July 30 trip to the Beef & Boards Dinner Theater in Indianapolis to see “Church Basement Ladies in A Mighty Fortress.”
Information: Darrell Baylor, chapter president, 644-7177.
Jazz Cafe Friday at PHHS
PENDLETON -- Pendleton Bands’ Annual Jazz Cafe will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at Pendleton Heights High School Gymnasium.
Performances will be given by PHMS Jazz Band, PHHS Jazz Express and Jazz Ensemble. The Directors’ Jazz Orchestra will deliver a special performance.
A silent auction will be held as well as a Papa John’s all-you-can-eat pizza buffet for $8. The buffet will include pizza, breadsticks, dessert and drink.