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May 21, 2015 • Coming Events

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May 21

Coffee social in Osgood
St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Osgood will have a coffee social on Thursday, May 21 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of W. County Road 700N and Finks Road. Everyone is welcome. Freewill offering.

May 22

Amish benefit fish fry
There will be a catfish benefit fish fry on Friday, May 22, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Jesse Stoltzfus location at 3076 W. CR 700S in Versailles (approximately 7 miles south of Versailles right behind Silver Memories Nursing Home). All donations go to the Amish Parochial School. All you can eat! Donations only. For more information contact Jesse Stoltzfus at 812-689-5830 or Elam Beiler at 812-689-6496 or 812-621-3863. (Future dates are June 26, July 31 and Sept. 4).

May 24

Holton Cemetery Association meeting
The annual meeting of the Holton Cemetery Association will be held May 24 at 1 p.m. in the basement of the Holton Methodist Church. There will be a pitch-in dinner at noon before the meeting. Everyone is welcome.

Sgt. Fleek at Hope Baptist Church
Hope Baptist church welcomes Command Sgt. Major Fleek on Sunday morning May 24 at 11 a.m. Pastor Tom Holt invites the public to come and hear this true American hero. All veterans will be honored during this service.

May 27

Seniors fitness day at YMCA
The YMCA in Batesville will host activities for National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27. Class are free and events are open to the community. For more information call 812-934-6006.

May 28

Free diabetes screening
There will be free a diabetes screening at the Ripley County Health Department on Thursday, May 28 from 7:30-9 a.m. No appointment is necessary and everyone is welcome. The health department is located at 102 West 1st North Street 106 in Versailles. The free clinic is sponsored by Margaret Mary Health. For more information call 812-933-5000.

June 7

Marble Corner Cemetery meeting
The annual meeting for the Marble Corner Cemetery Association (Versailles location) will be held on Sunday, June 7 at 2 p.m. at the Tyson Temple in Versailles. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

Ongoing Events

Bird Hike re-scheduled
The birding hike has been re-scheduled to Saturday, May 30, beginning at 8 a.m.

Lyme Disease support group

Sharing ideas in managing your life around chronic Lyme Disease. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Meadow Park Apartments Recreation Room in Napoleon. For more information, call Connie Kelley at 812-209-8838.

Milan Library Kids Book Club
The Milan Branch Library is offering a Kids Book Club for kids ages 8-12 years old. Meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month from 4:30-5:30 p.m. For more information, contact the library at 812-654-1963 or email

Osgood Library Kids Book Club
The Osgood Public Library is offering a Kids Book Club for kids ages 8-12 years old. Meetings will be held on the second Monday of each month from 5-6 p.m. For more information, contact the library at 812-689-4011 or email

Back Door Friends of Faith distribution
A monthly non-food distribution for those in need will be held on the third Saturday at Tyson United Methodist Annex located at 107 N. Adams Street in Versailles. The distribution will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Back Door Friends of Faith serves anyone in the South Ripley and Jac-Cen-Del school districts. Please bring a picture I.D. for identification.

Ripley County Amateur Radio Club
The Ripley County Amateur Radio Club meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the American Red Cross office located at 629 South Buckeye Street in Osgood. For more information, call Delbert Felix at 812-756-2470.

Ripley County Food Pantry
The Ripley County Food Pantry located at the Ripley Co. Fairground, Bldg. 16C, in Osgood, will be open on the third Monday of each month from 9-12 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. The mobile pantry will be open on the first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., also at the fairgrounds in Osgood. For more information and how you can help, call 812-689-4427 or 812-756-2560.

Dinner club for widows
A dinner club for widows of any age will be held on the third Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Crossroads Restaurant in Versailles. Everyone is welcome. For information call 812-689-6698.

Knights of Columbus Council 8487 mtgs.
The Knights of Columbus Council 8487 meetings are held at St. John’s Church, Osgood, on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. (except holidays). Call 812-689-6699 for info.

Narcotics Anonymous meetings
Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held in Milan on Fridays at 7 p.m. Located at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 7124 N. SR 101 in Milan.

Book Club at Osgood Public Library
The Book Club meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Osgood Public Library at 6 p.m. Please call the library at 812-689-4011 for information on the book to be discussed at the next meeting and to reserve a copy.

La Leche League (breast-feeding support)
Looking for support or information from other nursing moms? La Leche League of Sunman meets the first Wednesday of each month from 5-6 p.m. at the office of Dr. Suzanne Martini in Sunman. Call 812-654-2593 for more information.

Close Connections support program

The Close Connections bereavement support program, supporting those who have experienced the loss of a loved one will be held on the second Monday of each month. Please call Kari Ann Rennekamp for a location. 812-933-3741.

Alzheimer’s Support Group of SE Indiana
Alzheimer’s Support Group of SE Indiana meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the Milan Library; and the third Tuesday of every month at the Dearborn County Hospital, Ohio Room, second floor with Support Group Leader Karen Brandt. For information call 1-888-422-2691.

Circle of Love grief recovery meetings
Grief recovery meetings “Circle of Love” will be the held the second Tuesday monthly, 7-8 p.m. at the Hopewell Baptist Church, 2319N CR 850W, Holton. For info call Gail 812-689-6376, Lisa 812-689-4663, or Marlene 812-689-7359.

Reformers Unanimous Addictions Program

Reformers Unanimous Addictions Program meets every Friday 7-9 p.m. at Hope Baptist Church, 15593 US Hwy 50, Dillsboro. For more info or for a free ride call 812-655-3387.

Open Arms grief support meetings
Have you lost a friend or family member? The Open Arms Grief Support Group will be meeting every Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Milan, at 6 p.m. For info call 812-654-3642.

Ripley Co. Prevent Child Abuse meetings
The Ripley County Prevent Child Abuse Council meetings are the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Purdue Extension office in Osgood.

AA & Alanon meetings
Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon fellowships meet weekly at St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Call 812-689-6758 or 812-689-4385 for more information.

Milan VFW Post #6234 meetings
The Milan VFW Post #6234 holds monthly meetings the third Thursday of each month of the post, 7 p.m.

Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry open
Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry is open on Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. at the Delaware Twp. Building; 812-584-3546.

Bible study—“The Gathering”
There will be a bible study group every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Colonial Manor Community Room.

Milan Beautification Committee meetings
The Milan Beautification Committee will resume meeting on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. at Ripley Crossing. Meetings will continue every fourth Thursday of the month at Ripley Crossing at 7 p.m.

Indiana federal employees meeting
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Indiana Chapter 0813, has a monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Elks Lodge located at 223 E. 3rd Street in Rushville. For more information call 765-629-2720.

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