The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update


December 16, 2012

Community Briefs: Dec. 17

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

Exchange adopts 2 local families for Christmas

ANDERSON — The Anderson Noon Exchange Club has adopted two families for Christmas served by the Exchange Club Family Resource Center for child abuse prevention. Many of these families are in need of basic daily household needs as well as clothing and gifts for the children.

Exchangites will bring items to The Edge when they attend the Tuesday, Dec. 18, club lunch meeting and then deliver everything to the Family Resource Center for distribution. Anyone wishing to adopt a needy family may contact Jama Donovon at the Center at 643-8022.

Guests are welcome to attend the luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. at The Edge. Reservations are accepted by calling 617-5912 or email

‘Sherlock Holmes’ in Paramount movie series

ANDERSON — United Way of Madison County Movie Series will continue with the showing of “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. The movie series is open to the general public for $2 per person and is free to United Way Loyal/Leadership donors.

Tickets go on sale at 6:30 p.m. the day of the show. All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

On Sunday, Jan. 20, at 4:30 p.m., “The Dark Knight Rises” will be the featured movie.

The United Way Movie Series is sponsored by Community Hospital Anderson and Saint John’s Health System.

‘What’s a Christmas Without Trains?’

ANDERSON ­— “What’s a Christmas Without Trains” exhibit is now open at the Madison County Historical Society, 11 W. 11th St.

Model railroads were once popular as a decoration under the Christmas tree, but now they are very few and far between. The exhibit, in the basement of the center which is elevator accessible, is open the month of December as follows: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call Roger Hensley at the History Center, 683-0052.

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