Washington County Courthouse art contest PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 16 September 2009 00:00
     The Washington County Bar Association is soliciting original pieces of artwork in oils, water colors, pen and ink, or other media of art depicting the Washington County Courthouse, located on the Salem Town Square. No photography of the courthouse will be accepted.
    The contest entries will be judged by the Washington County Bar Association members and the first place winner's piece of art will be donated to the Indiana Bar Association. The piece will be displayed with the donations provided by other counties ans displayed n the Indiana Bar Association Office located in Indianapolis.
    Second and third place winners will remain property of the Washington County Bar Association and will be displayed on the Circuit and Superior courts of Washington County.
    The first place winner shall have a monetary prize of $450, second place, $300 and third place, $200.
    All entries must be submitted to the Clerks of the Courts office, located on the first floor of the Washington County courthouse, who will obtain name, address and contact information of the artist and entry will be marked to correspond with, as to identify with the artist.
    Artist are asked not to sign their works of art until after judging is complete as the Bar Association wants all entries to be anonymous before being judges.
    All entries must be submitted by 4 p.m., Monday, November 30.
    Prize winners will be announced in the Washington County Circuit courtroom on Monday, December 14 at 10 a.m.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2009 12:53
 
East Washington School Corporation Committee for Accreditation to hold meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 September 2009 00:00
    The East Washington School Corporation Committee for Accreditation is requesting input from community stakeholders. The committee will meet on Wednesday, September 16 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. in the East Washington Elementary cafeteria. The agenda for this meeting will include the review and finalization of the district vision, mission, and purpose. Additionally, an October meeting will be scheduled to develop the district's educational beliefs and expectations for a graduate of East Washington School Corporation. Interested parties, including parents, students, employees, community members, business leaders, and post-secondary educators are invited. To attend please RSVP at 967-3931.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2009 08:34
 
Hayswood Theatre to present And Then There Were None PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 September 2009 00:00
    Hayswood Theatre in Corydon, Indiana, will open the fall production, Agatha Christie’s well known murder mystery, “And Then There Were None” on September 18. Originally called “Ten Little Indians”, the story centers around eight guests who are invited to attend a dinner party at a strange little country house on a remote island off the coast of Devon. The host is mysteriously absent and only the cook and the butler are there to greet them. Very soon the guests realize they have all been tricked into attending the gathering. Unable to get back to the mainland, all ten present find themselves in grave danger.
    Directed by Ellen Hanaver, the cast includes Patty McClure, Shelley Hanaver-Torrez, Jon Driver, Lance Ponder, Liz Swarens, Charlie Swarens, David De Spain, Brigham Callam, Ian Ellis, Mark Northup, Kathy Norton, and Dana Taylor. The show will run September 18, 19, and 20, September 25, 26, 27, and October 2, 3, and 4. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. Tickets are still $10 and $12. Please call 738-2138 for reservations.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2009 08:35
 
Shepherd of the Hills to hold Rummage Sale PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 September 2009 00:00
    The Lutheran Women's Missionary League of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will have their semi-annual Rummage Sale on Friday and Saturday, September 11 and 12. The church is located at 5231 State Road 62 in Edwardsville, across from Polly's Freeze.
    Clean clothes, household items and various miscellaneous items will be offered. Proceeds are used to support a seminary student, the Seminary Food Ban and other mission projects.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2009 08:37
 
Scottsburg receives grant for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 September 2009 00:00
    Senator Evan Bayh today announced that the cities of Anderson and Scottsburg will receive a total of $7 million in economic recovery funds to construct two new facilities that will support Indiana businesses and help put Hoosiers back to work. The funding was awarded by the Department of Commerce as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
    “This is an important step on the path to economic recovery for communities that have been hit hard by the current recession,” Bayh said. “This funding will produce hundreds of new middle-class jobs and generate millions of dollars in economic benefits by investing in an improved infrastructure to help Hoosier small businesses.”
    The city of Anderson will receive $2.7 million to construct a multi-tenant business and industrial building to house growing firms and other early-stage companies, including new businesses in the renewable and green energy sector. The Department of Commerce estimates the grant will create 400 new jobs and attract over $20 million in new economic investment in the region.
    The city of Scottsburg will receive $4.3 million to build a Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, which will serve as an incubator for manufacturing technology as well as a conference hall. The center will facilitate investment and provide support for new businesses and entrepreneurs in the Scottsburg area.
    Both grants were awarded by the Economic Development Administration (EDA), an arm of the Department of Commerce. EDA advances economic growth by assisting communities and regions experiencing high unemployment and low per capita income to create an environment that fosters innovation, promotes entrepreneurship, and attracts increased private capital investment.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2009 08:39
 
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