The 2009 Christmas Assistance Program (CAP) has begun PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 November 2009 00:00
    This year applications will not be accepted at the schools.  Applications will be taken for the program at the West Side Baptist Church, in Salem on November 14, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and again on November, 15, 2-4 p.m..  Those applying will need to bring with them proof of residency.   In addition the application must include gross income for the past 12 months, for everyone living in the home.
    Applications are available at the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, located at 201 E Market St., Suite 104, Salem, and the Salem Public Library, located on Main St., in Salem.  Applications will also be available on November 14 & 15 at West Side Baptist Church.  An appointment time is not necessary.
Applicants must verify residency and provide their income for everyone in the household for the past 12 months.
    The changes are being made to make the program more efficient, in order to help more youth.
    The Christmas Assistance Program works with numerous organizations, including Salvation Army, Shop with a Cop, Colie Claus, and churches, organizations and individuals.  The program is available to Washington County youth ages 16 and below.
    Organizations, businesses and individuals who would like to help a child(ren) may call Anita K. Bush at 812-755-4359 or Stephanie Atkins at 883-3934.  Please leave your name and phone number.  Your call will be returned within 24 hours.  The Church is not accepting phone calls regarding CAP.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2009 09:27
 
Hi Caliber Sportsmans Club to host Turkey Shoot PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 November 2009 00:00
    Hi Caliber Sportsmans Club in Fredericksburg will host a turkey shoot on November 13 at 8 p.m. and on November 15 at 2 p.m. Price is $2 per round (factory chokes). Cash payouts will be made, and refreshments will be available. For more information or directions, please contact Shawn King at (812) 941-8434 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2009 09:28
 
WCCF’s D. Jack Mahuron Education Fund awards over $3800 for Innovative Ideas in the Classroom PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 November 2009 00:00
    Old Fashion Family Fun Night is the theme of Stacy Richardson’s idea.  Students in her East Washington Elementary school 3rd grade classroom will have the opportunity to bring home backpacks with a game the whole family can play as well as a healthy, tasty treat.
    “Stone Fox” will be studied in Leah Starrett’s 3rd grade East Washington Elementary classroom.  Students will create individualized reading tubs and will be given a chance to complete a hands-on project that relates to the book.  Students will be shown a DVD of the book and will also present their projects to community members.
Jenisa Collier’s Kindergarten class at Bradie Shrum Elementary School will be given the opportunity to hone and expand their reading skills with a Listening Library.  The library allows students to listen and read along to a book on a personal CD player.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2009 09:30
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Benefit Auction at A&M Auction House PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 29 October 2009 00:00
    There will be a Benefit Auction at A&M Auction House on November 1. Proceeds from the auction will go to help Angela Starnes with medical costs due to breast cancer.
    They are asking for merchandise for the auction or money donations. All donations can be brought to the auction house, located at 4911 Old Georgetown Road.
    Drop-off times are Saturday, October 31 from Noon to 3 p.m. and Sunday, November 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. The auction is set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
    For more information, please contact Janice Sims at (812) 945-2034, Joyce at (502) 599-8326 or Sheila Hornback at (812) 944-0700.
Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2009 09:25
 
Lanesville board deals with school personnel, donations in meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 28 October 2009 00:00
    The Lanesville Board of School Trustees had a light regular monthly meeting Tuesday (Oct. 20), and it dealt with personnel decisions and accepting donations.
    The board approved teacher contracts for the October 2009 Intercession and Enrichment for the following personnel: Linda Steder, Bethany Miller, Robin Wolfe, Debbie Clark, Erin Green, Jerry Geswein, Lisa Hammond, Ralph J. Hammond, and Brian Book.
    The board also approved to pay peer tutors for the same October 2009 Intercession and Enrichment period.
    The following bus drivers were also approved their pay for the October 2009 Intercession and Enrichment period: Tim Bridges, Richard Haines, and David Schmelz.
    In an unrelated personnel move, Mike Sizemore was approved for the 2009-10 season as freshman boys’ basketball coach.
    In the donation department, Target Stores donated $216.10 to the elementary school and $67.99 to the junior-senior high school in the “Take Charge of Education” program.
    Rhodella and Jim Schneider donated a total of $300 for the purchase of warm up shirts for the junior high boys’ basketball program.
    The high school girls’ basketball program also received $446.25 in a donation from Steve and Carol Smith, along with Tracy Bays.
    The donation of $200.00 to the Spanish Club of the junior-senior high school was accepted from Dane Carter.
    And the Lanesville Heritage Weekend donated the sum of $100 to the school’s band program.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 October 2009 08:16
 
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