Peak-Davis is new Impact Center head
ANDERSON — Anderson Impact Center has named Sherry Peak-Davis, career social service leader and native Andersonian, as its new executive director.
She previously served as assistant director since the organization’s founding in 2012. She replaces co-founder and former executive director, the Rev. Earlie Dixon.
Since its 2012 inception, in collaboration with tenant/partners Excel Center Inc., St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital, Community Hospital Anderson, and other groups, the Impact Center has provided educational, job training and placement, and other needed services to Madison County residents, with a focus on disadvantaged families on Anderson’s west side.
Good Friday service at Ministry Center
ANDERSON — Madison Park Church Scatterfield Ministry Center, 2604 N. Scatterfield Road, will host a Good Friday service today at 7 p.m.
Worship with Alanna Story, worship leaders and nationally acclaimed recording artists, song writers and musicians. Pastor Paul and Mariann Strozier will share their personal stories of recovery from drug addiction and co-dependency. Testimonies will be heard from Celebrate Recovery ministry.
Information: 642-2000 or www.madisonparkchurch.org.
Easter egg hunt at Jackson Park
ANDERSON — JWill/JimBob/Django/Jeff will present the official 765 community Easter egg hunt on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. (weather permitting) at Jackson Park, 22nd Street and Raible Avenue.
There will be food, music, fun, bike and basket giveaways. Bring your own basket for the Easter egg hunt.
The event is sponsored by Peerless Lodge 32.
Singer John Riggins at grand opening
ANDERSON — Country recording artist John Riggins will perform from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday as part of the grand-opening festivities at Tom Wood Outdoor, 3551 Indiana 9 North.
The event includes free hot dogs and hamburgers starting at noon, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Mayor Thomas Broderick, Anderson City Council and Madison Chamber of Commerce.
Chris Wooldrige serves as general sales manager.
Hoosier Lottery offices closed today
INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier Lottery prize payment offices in Indianapolis, Mishawaka and Evansville will be closed today in observance of Good Friday.
Hoosier Lottery drawings will occur at their regular times. Tickets may still be purchased, and prizes less than $600 may be redeemed at most Hoosier Lottery retailers.