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March 1st, 2011
LAKEVILLE â The first time for an event can be the toughest, but the elements may have provided an even tougher obstacle to Newton Parkâs Snoccer event this weekend.
âWe had people asking us if we knew how tough it was to kick a ball in the snow âÂ especially when it just stopped right where you kicked it,â said Irish Saunders of Hoosier Tire, one of the eventâs organizers. âWe ended up cutting down the time for a half to 15 minutes because it was so tough, but everybody had a great time and it was a great event.â
CULVER â Culver-Union Township Public Library will continue its session of free computer classes in March. Classes will be held Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday mornings at 10 a.m. and will last two hours. These are hands-on classes and the library will provide computers. Those with their own laptop are welcome to bring it to the classes.
Microsoft Excel will be offered Monday, March 7 at 6 p.m. and Friday, March 11 at 10 a.m.
Microsoft PowerPoint will be offered Monday, March 14 at 6 p.m. and
Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m.
ARGOS â Kindergarten roundup for Argos Elementary School will be Tuesday, March 8, in the elementary gym. Parents can arrive anytime between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The school will be offering full-day kindergarten again for the 2011-12 school year. For a child to be eligible for kindergarten he/she must be five years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2011.
Parents should bring:
1. Their child
2. The child's birth certificate
3. The child's immunization record
4. The child's social security card
PLYMOUTH âÂ Tri Kappa will be hosting its Ladies Night Out event Thursday, March 3.Â With this yearâs theme âTake Me To The Fairâ this evening will offer a Country Fair buffet including braised country pot roast, corn on the cob, homemade pies and more.Â Some of the donated prizes available to win include: a Longaberger quilted bag, a Living History "Marshall County Pictorial History 1945-95," a South Bend Silver Hawks suite package for 20 people, five tanning sessions, and more.
PLYMOUTH â A close to capacity crowd celebrated Valentineâs Day enjoying a flute and piano duo at the Plymouth Country Club.
Ralph Booker and his wife Norma were among those enjoying the delicious food and enchanting music. He commented, âAn outstanding evening of excellent, refined entertainment preceded by a fine menu.Â It was an example of exceptional performing arts and shows a small community can rise to the top.â
Monday, March 14 will provide another opportunity to enjoy a wonderful dinner and a great evening of musicÂ by one of our own regional artists.
Across the state last week, members of Tri Kappa celebrated Tri Kappa week (February 21 through 27). Members of Culverâs Tri Kappa organization are busy making plans for their spring and summer events, the two largest of which are Tour De Max on May 21, and Chairs for Charity, June 12.
PLYMOUTH â It didnât take a fairy godmother to make area high school girlsâ dreams of wearing the perfect gown to the prom this year a reality. It just took the idea of a Tri Kappa member and the hard work of many others.
As has been documented in recent years, Culver was once home to a thriving African American community which included members of the first integrated high school basketball team in Indiana (in 1922), an African Methodist Episcopal Church, and many more notable features. Of that community, Jim Harper remains to tell the story, which is what he did last week at two events at the Culver-Union Township Public Library -- one aimed at teens (last Thursday) and one at adults (on Saturday), in honor of Black History Month.
PLYMOUTH â The celebration of 50 years continues for the United Way of Marshall County.
A year of celebration of the historic landmark for the organization that has made a difference in the area will continue with the United Way annual meeting on Tuesday April 12. United Way will recognize all the past chairman of of the organizationâs annual fund drive and conduct the regular yearly business such as nominating and electing officers. Then the party starts.
Culverâs Cub Scout Pack 290 held its annual Pinewood Derby January 19, at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church in Culver.
Of the nearly 20 Cubs and visiting youngsters participating in the event, the following awards were given:
Open class: 1st place: Logan Coiner, 2nd: Chuck Robbins, 3rd: Mary Boland.
Tiger Den: 1st place Gavin Salyer, 2nd: Phoenix Dickson, 3rd: Cody Winkler.
Wolf Den: 1st place: Trayden Schrimsher, 2nd: Shane Stevens, 3rd: Morgan Keller
Bear Den: 1st place: Colton Wynn, 2nd: Noah Parsons, 3rd: Nolan Shaffer.