?Highland Hills Middle School launches Box Tops Fundraiser PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 January 2009 00:00
?    Highland Hills Middle School has announced the launch of their 2009 Box Tops for Education fundraising campaign. This year the school has set a goal of earning over $1,000 through Box Tops to defray the costs for educational fieldtrips.
    Box Tops for Education is a school fundraising program started by General Mills in 1996. To date, Box Tops has helped America’s schools raise over $250 million to buy things they need but can’t always afford, such as library books, school supplies and playground equipment. The Box Tops for Education program offers school supporters three easy ways to earn cash for schools through everyday activities such as buying groceries, shopping online and purchasing books. Schools can earn a total of up to $60,000 each year.
    If you’d like to help the students at Highland Hills Middle School reach their goal foe educational fieldtrips, there are several easy ways to get involved.
- Clip Box Tops from hundreds of favorite products and send them to Highland Hills Middle School, “Attention, Box Tops Coordinator” at 3492 Edwardsville Galena Road, Georgetown, IN 47122.
- Sign up to support Highland Hills Middle School on the Box Tops website at btfe.com
- Shop online once you’ve signed up, Highland Hills Middle School will earn a percentage of your purchases made through the Box Tops Marketplace.
- Buy books once you’ve signed up. Highland Hills Middle School will earn a percentage of your purchases made online at Barnes & Noble through the Box Tops Reading Room.
    For more information, please visit btfe.com or contact box tops coordinator, Highland Hills Middle School at (812) 923-4014.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2009 10:58
 
?Greenville Town Council Meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 00:00
?    President Talbotte Richardson called the regular monthly meeting to order. Councilpersons present were Bob Wright, Patti Hayes, Hanzel Barclay, and Randal Johnes, along with Clerk Jack Travillian. Also attending the meeting was Water Utility Superintendent Gary Getrost, and other concerned citizens.
    Chaplain Mark Avery opened the meeting with a prayer.
    President Richardson noted the absence of town Attorney Rick Fox due to the passing of his brother. President Richardson expressed the deep sympathy from the town board and the Town of Greenville to Rick Fox and his family.
    The minutes for November were approved as amended. Motion was made by T. Richardson and seconded by R. Johnes (passed 5-0). The minutes for August meeting were approved as amended. Motion was made by R. Johnes and seconded by T. Richardson (passed 5-0). Motion was made by T. Richardson seconded by P. Hayes to accept the 3 page minutes for October. Motion failed (2-3); a roll call vote was called for by President Richardson, Councilman Johnes and Councilman Wright voted nay. Motion was made by T. Richardson and seconded by R. Johnes to accept the 19 page amended minutes for October. Motion passed (3-2); a roll call vote was called for by President Richardson; Councilman Barclay and Councilwoman Hayes voted nay. Council president Richardson, Councilman Johnes and Councilman Wright voted yea.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 14:43
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?Taste of Harrison County seeks Vendors PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 00:00
?    The Harrison County Hospital Foundation is now taking applications for vendors to participate in the Taste of Harrison County. Taste of Harrison County highlights the wonderful food and drink of the many establishments in Harrison County.
    Applications are accepted from the various restaurants, retail stores, and other local businesses who would like to share items from their menus with the community. It’s an opportunity for businesses to reach new customers.
    The Taste of Harrison County will take place on Thursday, April 2, 2009 in the Parvin Baumgart Educational Center at Harrison County Hospital. Tickets will be available to the public beginning in March. Vendors pay no registration fees but are expected to provide food and drink for customers.
    In addition to the Taste, a silent auction is planned, and vendors may contribute items to the auction, as well.
    The Harrison County Hospital Foundation will use the income from this event to continue to provide wellness and health education programs to the public.
    Businesses interested in participating in the Taste of Harrison County should contact Sheryl Voelker, Harrison County Hospital Foundation Coordinator, at (812) 738-8762.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 14:45
 
?Christmas Tree Recycling PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 00:00
?    The Floyd County Solid Waste District, the New Albany-Floyd County Parks Department, and the Floyd County Road Department are sponsoring Christmas Tree Recycling for all Floyd County residents at several area locations. The trees may be dropped off from December 26 through January 19. For further information about the tree recycling, please call the Solid Waste District Office at 948-4733.
    The locations for the tree drop off are as follows:
Sam Peden Community Park - 3035 Grant     Line Road, new Albany
Letty Walter Park - 5345 St. Mary’s Road,     Floyds Knobs
Garry E. Cavan Park - 6845 Corydon     Ridge Road, Georgetown
Greenville Park - 6455 Buttontown Road,     Greenville
Galena-Lamb Park - 6220 U.S. Highway     150, Galena
    In addition, The New Albany-Floyd County Parks Department will be offering free compost at their maintenance office at 2409 Corydon Pike, New Albany, and at all of the drop off sites, except Sam Peden Park. For further information about the compost please call the Parks Department at 948-5363.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 14:46
 
?Floyd County 4-H Indoor Yard Sale PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 December 2008 00:00
?    The Floyd County 4-H Corporation is holding an Indoor Community Yard Sale. The sale will be at the Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds at 2818 Green Valley Road in Newlin Hall. Now is the time to begin cleaning out and preparing for the New Year! The date of the Yard Sale is Saturday, January 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Booth reservations are being taken now. Available booth space is a 10 ft x 10 ft area including one table and two chairs for $20. Additional tables will be available for $5 each. There are up to 35 booths available. Call the Fairgrounds Office at 949-8119 to reserve your space! Thank you for supporting 4-H!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 14:47
 
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