Community Calendar, Nov. 7, 2012

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Vote for festive holiday pets


People can vote for their favorite festive pet in the Santa Paws contest for Christmas in Pendleton.

To vote, visit Pendleton Veterinary Clinic or visit

Voting ends Wednesday,

Nov. 7.

Breakfast with a mission


The Pendleton First United Methodist Church, located at 225 W. State St., will be serving an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the downstairs Fellowship Hall.

The church is handicap accessible.

Ticket prices are $5 per person with children under six free.

A cookie walk will also be available. A box will be available for $5; people can fill it with holiday cookies.

All proceeds will be donated to mission projects, in particular the KAFAKUMA Pastor’s Training Center in Zambia, Africa.

Call 765-642-3748 for more details.

Cancellation stamp available


The collectable 2012 Postal Cancellation Stamp will be available at the Pendleton Post Office from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 10.

How to get your Christmas in Pendleton Postmark Cancellation:

1. Visit the Pendleton Post Office on Christmas in Pendleton day, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 10.

2. Out of town collectors may send a stamped letter or postcard to be postmarked by enclosing it inside a second stamped envelope and mailing it to:

Christmas in Pendleton Station, Postmaster, 137 W. State St., Pendleton, IN 46064

The special postmark will only be available from Nov. 10 – Dec. 8 for the “out-of-town” option. No extensions are available on this special postmark opportunity.

Legion pitch-in Saturday


The Lapel American Legion will have a pitch in at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the post.

The legion will supply chili and broasted chicken.

Participants are asked to bring a covered dish.

There will be raffles and other games. All veterans and guests are welcome.

Veteran’s day celebration


AMVETS Post No. 26 will celebrate Veterans Day Sunday, Nov. 11.

Doors open at 10 a.m. with a pitch-in from noon to 7 p.m. Visitors are asked to bring a side dish.

We will have a special Veterans Day Ceremony that will include the playing of “Taps,” a salute to the services and a video slideshow of veterans.

There will be a “Family of Veterans” wall for people to sign in honor of the veterans in their families.

This event is open to the public with a special invitation to all veterans in the community to come celebrate the special day and partake in the food and festivities.

State law requires that people be 18 years of age or older to enter the Post.

It is located at 939 S. Broadway, Pendleton, Call the Post at 765-778-7224 for more details.

SMCSC offers sub workshop


A Substitute Teacher Workshop is set for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, and 7:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Administrative Services Center, South Madison Community School Corp., 203 S. Heritage Way, Pendleton.

Those who would like to substitute teach in South Madison Community Schools must have earned at least 60 hours of college credit or must have completed the district Substitute Teacher Workshop. The cost for the workshop is $10.

Pre-registration is required by Nov. 6.

Workshop sessions and presenters include: “Student Discipline, Maintaining the Learning Environment,” Daniel Joyce; “The Successful Substitute,” Gayle Gernand; “The Special Education Perspective,” Lynn Mellinger; “Strategies to Engage Students,” Eric Schill; and “Oops, What Do I Do Now?” Laura Miller.

In addition, participants will observe classrooms on the afternoon of Nov. 12 and the morning of Nov. 13.

In order to participate in classroom observations, participants must agree to adhere to the staff dress code and sign paperwork for a Limited Background Check as part of the registration process.

Participants may register in person by visiting the South Madison Community School Corp. Administrative Services Center, 203 S. Heritage Way, Pendleton, IN 46064, or by calling 765-778-2152, 765-642-5661 or 317-485-4478.

Town accepting snowplow bids


The Town of Markleville will accept bids for snow plowing at the council meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the Town Hall, 8 S. State St., Markleville.

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 special 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 annual 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


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. - 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.


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