Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 14, 2012

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Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@ or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

Aug. 14

Adult Center trip to the Indiana State Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for "Golden Hoosiers Day." Admission is $2 with a voucher. Cost of transportation is $6. Sign up begins Aug. 2

Computers 101 Workshop at 10 a.m. at Library.

Monthly pitch-in dinner at 6 p.m. at Adult Center.

Miss Tree City 2012 is accepting applications until Sept. 1. Candidates must reside within Decatur County and be between 17 and 22 years of age. Preliminaries will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 and the winner will be crowned immediately following the Littles on the stage Friday, Sept. 28. The winner of Miss Tree City will be competing for the title of Miss Indiana Festivals later this fall. Applications are also available at all area high schools as well as online @

Aug. 15

Decatur County Health Department immunization clinic will be held at 801 N. Lincoln Street, Greensburg. Call (812) 663-8301 for times and eligibility.

The 2012 Little Mr. and Miss Tree City Fall Festival Orientation Meeting is set for Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Greensburg Public Library Meeting Room.

All boys and girls from Decatur County are eligible. They must be at least 4-years-old and not yet 8 by Sept. 1. The 2012 Little Mr. and Miss Pageant is presented by Honda Manufacturing of Indiana and set for Friday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. in downtown Greensburg. For more information contact Peggy Brown at 812-593-5583.

Aug. 16

Power of the Past antique machinery show at Decatur County fairgrounds.


Aug. 17

Myranda Hartwell of Heritage House will demonstrate the Never 2 Late computer system at 11:30 a.m. at Adult Center.

Knights of Columbus will host a smoked pork chop or tenderloin (grilled or breaded) dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Each dinner costs $6.50 and includes French fries or red potatoes and applesauce. A strip dinner is available for $4.50 and a deluxe meal is offered for an extra $.50.

Greensburg Power of the Past begins at Decatur County fairgrounds.

Aug. 18

Clarksburg High School Reunion at 4 p.m. at Clarksburg Fire Station. Meal at 6 p.m. Reservations at 812-527-2098 prior to Aug. 13. All who attended CHS are welcome.

Teen Movie Night at Library based on The Hunger Games at 6 p.m.

Greensburg Power of the Past at Decatur County fairgrounds.

Aug. 19

Kathy Wurtz-Back Benefit from noon to 6 p.m. at Batesville Knights of Columbus. All-you-can-eat chicken dinner from noon to 6 p.m., corn hole tournament at 1 p.m. and 19-hole golf tournament at 8 a.m. at Brook Hill Golf Course in Brookville.

Greensburg Power of the Past at Decatur County fairgrounds.

Aug. 24

Adult Center trip in conjunction with Historical Society of Decatur County to Indianapolis from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost for transportation by bus is $6.

"Back to School Blues Buster Party" for grades 6 to 12 at 7 p.m. at Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library.

Aug. 25

"Ask our Community Protectors" program from 1:30 to 3:30 at Decatur County Historical Society Museum. Representatives from Greensburg Police Department, Decatur County EMS, Decatur County SheriffÕs Department, Decatur County Animal Control and Greensburg/Decatur County Fire Departments will be on-hand to answer questions from the public. Admission is free. Call 812-663-2764 for more information.

Aug. 28

Food for Thought presentation by Greensburg-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce at 11 a.m. at Library.

Adult Center dance with "Scoop" and the Guys from 1 to 3 p.m.

Aug. 29

Lunchtime pitch-in at 11:30 a.m. at Greensburg Adult Center.



8 p.m.: Al-Anon meets in the First Presbyterian Church basement every week, starting June 11, 202 North Franklin Street. Use the Washington Street entrance.


9 to 10 a.m.: WomenÕs Bible Study at the YMCA every week. All ladies of all ages are welcome. Info: 812-663-3531.

10 a.m.: Support group for widows and widowers meets every week at Westport Christian Church. Info: 812-591-3807.

10 -11:45 a.m.: Seniors Bible study and fellowship in the YMCA conference room every week. Info: Connie McCracken at 663-3531.

Noon: Human Services Board of Directors meets the fourth week of the month at 1585 Indianapolis Road, Columbus. Info: 812-372-8407.

4 p.m.: Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) weight loss support group meets every week at First Christian Church in Greensburg. Weigh-in is from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-3763 or 812-663-5623.

6:15 p.m.: Greensburg Kiwanis Club meets at Trackside Cafe the first and third weeks of the month. Guests welcome.

6:15 p.m.: New Point Kiwanis meets in the New Point Community Center first and third weeks of the month.

6:30 p.m.: Greensburg Night Bloomers meet the third week of the month. Info: Emily Kuntz at 663-8605 or Sarah Nahmias at 663-2825

7 p.m.: Fibromyalgia Support Group meets the first week of the month at Arbor Grove Village in the Community Room. Info: 663-8553.

7 p.m.: Tree County Players meet the third week of the month at the TCP office.

7 p.m.: Mental Health Support Group meets the last Tuesday of each month in the O.B. conference room of Decatur County Memorial Hospital. They invite everyone suffering from mental illness or caring for a family member with mental illness to attend. All meetings are held strictly confidential. Info: 663-3545 or 663-6370.

7 p.m.: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 315 S. Ireland Street.


9:30 a.m.: Al-Anon meets in the First Presbyterian Church basement every week, 202 North Franklin Street. Use the Washington Street entrance.


6:30 a.m.: The Optimist Club meets at SomethinÕs Perkin every week.

6:30 p.m.: Westport Kiwanis meets at the Community Building every week.

6:15 p.m.: Lake Santee Kiwanis meets at the community building the first and third weeks of the month.  Info: Sue Fortman at 812-593-3258.

The American Legion Auxiliary holds its meeting the third week of the month.


Bridge at the Greensburg Adult Center Friday afternoons each week and on the first and third Thursday of the month. Info: 663-2232 or 663-5564.

3 p.m.: Second Fridays will include a reception at the Art on the Square Fine Arts Gallery. From May 13 to Oct. 14, they will also include a film on the East Side of the Square.


7:30 a.m.: CrownPointe hosts a free weekly continental breakfast every week. RSVP at 662-8888.


The St. Paul Senior Luncheon Site offers Exercise with Mozart at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. on a donation basis for those 60 years and older.

The Historical Society of Decatur County museum is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to the museum is free and special tours can be scheduled by calling the office at 663-2764.

Join us for hot, well-balanced, nutritional meals at the Greensburg Adult Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. If you are over 60 years old, cost is based on donations. Under 60 years of age is $4 per meal. Call 663-2232 for lunch reservations. Fun and friendship are shared daily.

Decatur County Human Services, Inc. administers the Child Care Voucher Program for Decatur County. This program provides services through licensed providers for parents seeking quality child care. Currently there is a very small waiting list. To apply for this program come to Human Services with your most recent pay stub or current school schedule. You will be asked to fill out an application and provide some general information. Our child care providers are licensed through the SIEOC. Anyone wanting to become a licensed provider may also contact Human Services at 1939 N. Carver Street Greensburg or call (812)663-8830.

If your child enjoys listening to stories, singing, dancing and making crafts, you should stop by the ChildrenÕs Room at the Greensburg Library to sign up for Story Time. It is open to children ages 3 to 6 years of age. Classes are available Monday and Thursday evenings and Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. You may call the library at 663-4455 for more information and to get registered.

Nutritional meals are served everyday at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the St. Paul Civic Center, 120 E. Washington St., St. Paul. If you are 60 years of age or older, join us for fun and fellowship. You may contact Trudy Lewis at 765-525-6306. The Civic Center is open from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Family Food Pantry is accepting donations Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can help by calling 812-663-8830 or stopping by at 1939 North Carver Street, Greensburg.