Community Calendar, July 16, 2014

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Summer meal program available

PENDLETON – Free summer meals, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and prepared by South Madison Community School Corporation Nutrition Services, are available to all children up to age 18.

Meals are being served weekdays through Aug. 1; times are from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Pendleton Christian Church, 1170 S. Pendleton Ave., or from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 a.m., at Ingalls First United Methodist Church, 301 N. Alfonte St.

Food served follows USDA nutrition guidelines. There is no application or proof of income needed. For more details, contact Lindsey Hill, SMCSC director of nutrition services, at (765) 778-2152.

Lapel library offers summer reading program

LAPEL – All ages can participate in a free summer reading program through July 25 at the Lapel Branch Library, 610 Main St., Lapel or the Anderson Public Library, 111 E. 12th St. The library has prizes to award. There are themed programs and events for children, teens and adults throughout the summer.

With a library card, residents also can download eBooks and music without charge, check out beach reads or audio-books for a road trip, or a stack of movies.

For more details, visit or call

(765) 313-4089.

Outfitters Inc.releases wish list

PENDLETON – Outfitters Inc., the non-profit organization that seeks to provide clothing to families in need, needs the public’s help.

There is a demand for girls winter tops, boys jeans sizes 5 to 10 and 10 slim, junior miss size 0, graphic tees for girls, hats, gloves and scarves, new undershirts for boys and girls (no V neck or pockets), new ankle socks, new underwear.

Volunteers are also needed.

To be a volunteer people may stop by the store or call (765) 778-9097.

Church,preschool offer classes

OVID – Starting in the fall, Liberty Little Lions Center South will be offering full-days for both its preschool and pre-kindergarten classes.

Student dismissal and availability for pick up will be at either 11:30 a.m. or 2:40 p.m.

Enrollment has started. For more details or to enroll, contact Michelle Holmes at (765) 644-7773 or

Liberty Christian School offers pre-school and pre-K classes at Liberty Little Lions Center South at Ovid Community Church, 793 E. CR 600S, Anderson.

Library offers device help

LAPEL – The Lapel Branch Library now offers one-on-one assistance with down-loading eBooks, audiobooks and other digital materials to eReaders, tablet computers and smartphones. Call the library at (765) 313-4089 to schedule a free one-on-one help session.

Band blood drive July 16

PENDLETON – Pendleton Heights High School will conduct the “Bleed for the Band” American Red Cross Blood Drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the PHHS auxiliary gym.

Call 1-(800)-RED-CROSS or go to, sponsor code “phhs” to schedule a blood donation appointment.

Tea Party meeting July 17

ANDERSON – A Tea Party meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the FOP Lodge, Anderson.

Steve Scofield, a school psychologist for schools in Hancock, Shelby and South Madison counties, will present his 25-year media study, “What is and What is Not Reported to the People.”

Art group to showcase ‘inspirations’

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Artists Society will present “Pendleton Inspirations” from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 18, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Fall Creek Gallery, 136 E. Water St., Pendleton.

This is a members’ exhibit inspired by the community. It will feature original works of art by local artists.

A wine and hors d’oeuvers reception is set for 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Band to fundraise via car washes

PENDLETON – The PHHS Marching Arabians plans car washes this summer to raise funds for marching band equipment, transportation and student accounts.

Each section (brass, woodwinds, percussion, guard) will compete to see who can raise the most money.

The woodwinds will conduct a car wash from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Pendleton Auto Zone.

Church men’s group plans breakfast

MARKLEVILLE – The Christian Men’s Fellowship East Christian Church, Markleville will play host to a monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 19, downstairs in the church fellowship hall.

The menu includes biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, and juice and coffee. A free will offering accepted.

The East Christian Church is located at 124 E. Main St., Markleville.

Those with questions may call Wayne Fox at (765) 533-9012 or Jack at 533-3326.

Anderson High School Class of 1974 40th Reunion

MADISON COUNTY – The Anderson High School Class of 1974 40th reunion is set for 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Anderson Country Club.

For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page, Anderson High School Indians Class of 1974.

People may register at Payment is due by July 1.

A golf scramble is planned in the afternoon for those interested. People may sign up for the golf scramble at the same time as they register for the reunion.

Those not on Facebook who are interested in attending or providing contact information for a class directory may contact Vicki Coffey Builta at

Trigeminal neuralgia support group to meet

PENDLETON – The Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Support Group of Central Indiana will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Trinity Life Center, 5900 Ind. 13 South, Pendleton.

The group will be talking about the daily losses TN patients experience, both emotional and physical, as a result of the illness. The group will discuss how those losses force a change in people, and how those losses can be grieved and accepted so people can advance in their new existence with hope.

For more details, contact Kathleen Hays at or (765) 534-5053.

The support group is a part of the National Trigeminal Neuralgia Association-The Facial Pain Association, which is located in Gainesville, Florida. The Trigeminal Neuralgia Association can be contacted at or (800) 923-3608.

Garden club to talk about butterflies

PENDLETON – The Pendleton Garden Club will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 21, at the Community Building in Falls Park, 299 Falls Park Drive, Pendleton.

The program will be “Monarch Butterflies,” by Loretta Heiniger, Madison County Master Gardener.

Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome.

For more details, contact Ellen Shaw at (765) 425-1284.


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