Winter Farmers Market to open
The Pendleton Winter Farmers Market have started at Smith Family Farm’s Party Barn in Pendleton.
The markets will take place from 4 p.m., to 7 p.m on the second Thursday each month through April.
A variety of vendors will be selling items such as honey, soaps, goat milk lotion, seasoned pasta, jams, jellies, breads, energy drinks, plants, and freezer beef and pork.
The barn is warm, and there will be drinks and popcorn available.
There is a playground for children.
Go to email@example.com for directions or call Jeanette at 765-208-5791.
Group selling nuts and candies
Psi Phi Chapter of Kappa Delta Phi, Markleville is selling Terri Lynn Nuts and Candies.
People can place an order by contacting a member of Psi Phi Chapter or by contacting Linda Fesmire at 765-617-0050.
Psi Phi will have a Terri Lynn Nuts and Candies booth during Christmas in Pendleton Nov. 10. It will be located on North Pendleton Avenue. They will also have a booth at Christmas in Markleville Dec. 1 at the Hardy Building.
Kappa Delta Phi is a national philanthropic non-profit organization. Chapters throughout the country are dedicated to helping with social and civic projects in our respective communities.
Markleville meeting set
A Special Joint Meeting with the Town of Markleville Board, Adam’s Township Board and Adam’s Markleville Fire Territory Board is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Adam’s Markleville Fire Station.
Lapel Lions Club conducts fruit sale
The Lapel Lions Club is still collecting orders for fresh citrus fruit from Florida.
The cost is the same as last year, $22 for a 20-pound box of navel oranges or red grapefruit, and $32 for a 40-pound box of navel oranges or red grapefruit.
The fruit will be available for pick-up at the Lions Club Building on South Main Street, Lapel, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.
Profits from this sale help fund Leader Dogs for the blind, cancer research, Operation Kids Sight, Speech and Hearing programs, Eye Tissue Bank, scholarships and other community projects.
Anyone interested may contact Karen Roudebush at 765-643-0324, Bob Wilson at 765-534-4171 or any Lapel Lions Club member.
The club is taking orders through Wednesday, Nov. 14.
God abundance meal Nov. 14
The Christian Women’s Fellowship (C.W.F.) “Comfort Keepers” of the East Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Markleville will have their monthly “God Abundance Meal” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the basement of the church.
The event is open to the public. The menu includes: chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, dessert and drink with a free will offering accepted.
The East Christian Church is located at 124 E. Main Street (on Ind. 38), in Markleville and is handicap accessible.
There will be carryouts available, and shuts in and small businesses in the immediate area who would like a carry out delivered can call the Church at 765-533-4996 the day of the meal or Diane at 765-533-2330 immediately. Call Diane for more details.
PHMS offers dinner, concert
The Pendleton Heights Middle School Honors Band will be hosting a Dinner concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the middle school cafeteria.
Dinner will include a spaghetti dinner including salad, breadsticks, drinks and dessert.
The cost at the door is $7.
Proceeds will help fund the Honor Band’s spring trip to Chicago.
Readers can vote for books
Choose to read and win prizes! Join in the election fun through Nov. 15 at the Lapel Branch Library.
Register online at www.andersonlibrary.net and read for 200 minutes to win a book and a prize.
Voting for a favorite book character will also be part of the fun. Children from birth through age 12 may register only once for this activity, and the computer will track their minutes and indicate when they have earned a prize.
Come in to the Lapel Branch Library to get the book and prize.
These prizes are available while supplies last and all prizes must be claimed by Nov. 20.
Contact the library at 765-534-4654 for more information.
Men’s Christian meal coming up
The Christian Men’s Fellowship (C.M.F.) East Christian Church, Markleville will have its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the church basement.
The menu includes: French toast, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee, with a free will offering accepted.
The East Christian Church is located at 124 E. Main St., Markleville (on Ind. 38) and is handicap accessible.
Those with questions may call Wayne Fox 765-533-9012.
Everyone is welcome.
Bazaar scheduled for Nov. 17
Home show and local craft vendors will be part of a bazaar scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Community Building in Falls Park.
Vendors will have special customer discounts for this event.
Lunch and concessions available, as well as door prizes.
All profits from this event will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Call 765-778-2210 for more information or directions.
Doctor to speak to TN Group
Dr. Troy Payner will speak to the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Support Group at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Trinity Life Center in Pendleton.
Payner has served as the president and managing partner of the Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group from 2005-2009, and the Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine group from 2010 to present.
Producing sudden shock-like attacks, TN is a chronic disorder of the Trigeminal Nerve, which is the largest of the body’s cranial nerves.
TN affects 1 in 25,000 people. Symptoms of classic TN include a sharp pain that is often described as electric shock in nature, which affects only one side of the face.
Pain may be triggered by a light touch or sensitivity to vibrations such as, brushing one’s teeth, shaving, eating or a light breeze.
The TN support group helps to bring TN sufferers together so that they may support each other, as well as to educate them about the disorder and available treatments.
All meetings are held bi-monthly at the Trinity Life Center, 5900 S. Ind. 13, Pendleton.
For more information contact Kathy Hays, support group leader, at 765-534-5053 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information may be obtained by contacting the TNA/FPA at www.fpa-support.org.
Groups combine for Operation Thanksgiving
The churches and service organizations of South Madison County are running a program called Operation Thanksgiving, which helps families that need assistance with a Thanksgiving Day meal.
Operation Thanksgiving is entering its sixth year of serving South Madison County families and anticipates preparing more than 400 meals this year.
Operation Thanksgiving volunteers work together Thanksgiving Day morning to prepare a home-cooked meal that includes turkey, potatoes, gravy, green beans, dinner roll and pumpkin pie. The meals can be delivered to residences or picked up at Pendleton Christian Church on Thanksgiving Day between 11 a.m. and noon. \
In addition to preparing meals for more than 400 people locally, PROCLAIM will once again join forces with the Kids Against Hunger organization.
Last year, 12,000 meals were prepared and packaged for worldwide distribution to starving children and families Thanksgiving Day as well.
Only a certain amount of meals are prepared based on reservations made ahead of time.
Requests for a meal can be made by contacting any South Madison County Church listed below prior to Monday Nov. 19.
They will also be able to answer questions for those interested in
volunteering the day of the event. You can get more information about
the event by visiting www.proclaim1hope1voice.org and
Participating churches include Rock Church 778-8734, Pendleton
Christian Church 778-2156, Ovid Community Church 642-0551,
Markleville North Christian Church 643-4453, First United Methodist
Church 778-8074, Pendleton Church of God 778-8293 and Family Life Community Church 778-5487.
Lapel Lions club soup sale
The Lapel Lions Club will be having a “Take-Out-Soup” sale from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Lions Club Building on South Main St., Lapel.
The cost is $5 for a quart of turkey noodle soup or turkey vegetable soup. This is a way to take home a quick, hot, nourishing meal, and a good way to support the local Lions Club.
Also, those who haven’t placed their fruit orders and wish to do so should contact Karen Roudebush at 765-643-0324, or Bob Wilson at 765-534-4171, by Thursday, Nov. 15.
Garden club meeting Nov. 19
The Pendleton Garden Club will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Conservation Building in Falls Park, 520 Falls Park Drive, Pendleton.
The program will be “Our watershed/or How We Affect Our Clean Water,” by Chanda Hiatt, Madison County District Soil & Water watershed coordinator.
Refreshments will be served.
The public is invited.