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April 5th, 2011
Culverâ€™s Relay for Life will return for a fourth year, and organizers -- adult and student alike -- are hoping to continue the momentum from the first three events, which surpassed many expectations to raise more than $100,000 each year and place Culver on the map as one of the few school-hosted locations for the cancer-fighting event in the entire country. The success of past Relays has also drawn attention for the fact that much of the organizing, planning, and execution of the event is student-led.
A group of local residents concerned with the lakes of Marshall County are seeking to make a difference with a new group devoted to those lakes.
Pilot photos/Madi Williams
Argos High School Choirâ€™s production of â€śGuys and Dollsâ€ť will be Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.
ABOVE: Rehearsing, from left, front row: Seth Michel, Patrick Johnston, Ben Carter, Brian Snyder, Zack Smith, Ricky Rice, Riley Stauffer and back: Dominic Cataldo and Duy Nguyen
Rumors have circulated around Culver in recent weeks that popular local chef Larry Surrisi will once again be pleasing palettes in his role as one of the communityâ€™s several in-demand food gurus. This following the closing last year of the City Diner, Surrisiâ€™s most recent prior food venue. Now John Zehner, owner of two eateries here, has confirmed Surrisi will join another of Culverâ€™s chefs of renown, Greg Ogle, at two newly reformatted restaurants.
Culver Academiesâ€™ Huffington Concert Series for the 2010-2011 season concludes with Alfred Hitchcockâ€™s award-winning play, â€śThe 39 Steps,â€ť Wednesday, April 6, starting at 7:30 p.m. onstage at Eppley Auditorium on the Academies campus.
Area students enjoyed feeling a handful of sheepâ€™s wool, given to them by Jamie Michel, after Andy Howe sheared the animal during a demonstration for Ag Day at Centennial Park Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Jefferson Elementary Head Cook Judi Martin has a new appreciation for the CPR training that the Plymouth Schools required her and others to take.
In early March, a cafeteria monitor at Jefferson rushed into the kitchen and told Martin she was needed immediately in the lunch room.
Martin said she quickly saw a third grader holding her throat and not breathing very well.
â€śWhen I stood her up, she was already a little limp,â€ť Martin said. â€śI told her I was going to push on her tummy a little.â€ť
CULVER â€”Â Culver-Union Township Public Library (CUTPL) will start a new session of free computer classes in April. Classes will be held Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday mornings at 10 a.m., and will last two hours.
Sessions for the month of April will cover Computers for Beginners (two weeks), Internet and E-mail. These are hands-on classes and the library will provide computers. Those with their own laptop computer can bring it to the classes.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Community School Corporation is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children 18 years of age and younger for free. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disabilities and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the following sites and times:
DONALDSON â€” Ancilla College has announced plans to host its third annual Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon on Saturday, May 21.
Located on the grounds of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Ministry Center, the Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon will consist of a 500 yard swim, an 11 mile bike ride, and a 3.1 mile run.