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Ohio County Community Foundation open house PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, May 24, 2013 4:40 PM

The Ohio County Community Foundation would like to invite the community to an Open House on Friday, June 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. 

The Foundation has moved into a permanent office location at 330 Industrial Access Drive (previously First Financial Bank).

A recognition ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. to honor the late Roy Turner. Light refreshments will be served.  
 

The mission of the Ohio County Community Foundation is to build, manage and distribute a lasting source of charitable funds for Ohio County.

Contact Peggy Dickson at 438-9401 or celbright@occfrisingsun.com for questions.

 
How to care for photos PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, May 24, 2013 4:30 PM

A Perfect Likeness: Care and Identification of Family Photographs will be on display at the Ohio County Historical Society Museum June 1 to June 30, at 212 South Walnut Street in Rising Sun.

Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., free admission, donation accepted. Call 812-438-4915 for details.

The display focuses on identifying and caring for common 19th and early 20th century photographic processes and formats such as daguerreotype, ambrotype,tintype and carte de visite. This exhibit is sponsored by the IHS and the George Eastman House. Several examples from the Museum's collection will be featured as well.

 
Volunteers needed for 2013 River Sweep clean-up PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, May 24, 2013 4:30 PM

River Sweep clean-up will be held on Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The registration site in Dearborn County will be located at the parking lot for the Dearborn Trails Walkway on Manchester Landing (behind CVS) in Aurora.

Each volunteer will receive a 2013 River Sweep T-shirt and will be provided with water, trash bags and gloves (while supplies last). 

After the cleanup, all volunteers are invited to stay for lunch. Sign-up by June 13 to RSVP for lunch and secure your T-shirt size. 

For more information or to register see Upcoming Events at www.dearborncountywatersheds.org or contact Heather Wirth at: 812-926-2406 ext. 3 or heather.wirth@in.nacdnet.net

 
Sheriffs sponsor leadership camp PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 4:25 PM

Ohio County Sheriff Eldonn Fancher has announced the 34th Annual Indiana Sheriffs' Association Youth Leadership Camp will be held in June and July again this year.

There will be two camp sessions this year, the first session will be held June 11-14 at Pine Creek Camp in Pine Village, Ind. (Warren County) serving the northern part of the state.

The second session will be held July 9-11 serving the southern part of the state at Waycross Episcopal Camp in Morgantown, Ind. (Brown County).

The Indiana Sheriffs' Association Youth Leadership Camp is a program provided by the Indiana Sheriffs' Association for boys and girls who are currently in the 7th or 8th grade of school and are interested in learning more about a possible career in law enforcement.

The camp provides a very meaningful experience and relationship with other campers from throughout the state and sheriff officers who serve as counselors and instructors.

Any boy or girl in the 7th or 8th grade of school interested in attending the camp should contact the Sheriffs Office or your school counselor for an application and additional information.

The Sheriff announced that arrangements can possibly be made to provide the camp registration fee through a local business or civic organization for anyone interested.

 
“Doodle our Walls” on June First Friday PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 4:24 PM

Switzerland County Tourism invites the public to “Doodle our Walls” during Vevay Main Street’s “Chalk the Walk” First Friday. The event will take place on Friday, June 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Switzerland County Visitors Center at 128 West Main Street in Vevay.

Have you ever wanted to go crazy with a fat marker? Here’s your chance! The Visitor Center invites both the young and the young-at-heart to explore their “inner doodler.”  Help the Center jazz up their walls with your artistic creations.

Youth artists will work on tables and adults are invited to create directly on designated wall space. All masterpieces will be left on display inside the Visitors Center throughout the month of June.

Drawings will be monitored and inappropriate renderings will not be tolerated.

Chalk will be available at the Visitors Center for individuals wishing to “Chalk the Walk” in front of the Center. 

Vevay Main Street First Fridays are held monthly and include late night shopping, dining, entertainment and free carriage rides around downtown Vevay. June’s entertainment includes: Jimmy Davis, Eelta Blues/Country; Greg Ziesemer & Kriss Luckett, Americana Folk; Jamonn Zeiler, Acoustic Soft Rock; and Rhythm and Groove, acoustic blues.

For more information on local businesses, lodging and tourist activities, contact the Switzerland County Visitors Center at (812) 427-3237, e-mail visitsc@vevayin.com or log on to www.switzcotourism.com. Switzerland County-Vevay, IN, is on Facebook.