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Crittendon updates Kiwanians on band uniforms

May 13, 2012

Culver Comm. High School band director Jason Crittendon stopped by Culver's Kiwanis Club recently to update members on his efforts to secure funding for a mass replacement of band uniforms currently a quarter-century old.

Crittendon, director at the school since 2007, and the former band director in Logansport -- where the winter drum line made it to state-level competition ten times under his leadership -- noted band uniforms are typically replaced after 15 years.

Mitzell receives Morehead-Cain Scholarship

May 13, 2012

Culver Academies senior Channing “Jack” Mitzell has been awarded a Morehead-Cain Scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this fall. Mitzell is Culver’s 46th recipient and the first since 2006. He is the son of Channing and Sallie Jo Mitzell, of Westfield, Ind.

Mother's Day wkd and beyond in Culver

May 11, 2012

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VFW dinner Friday
The Culver VFW Ladies Auxiliary will serve an 8-ounce ribeye steak with breaded shrimp dinner for $12.50, or a seafood platter dinner for $9, Friday, May 11, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. All dinners include a choice of potato, salad, and dessert.

‘Town hall’ meeting for museum’s future Saturday

Parks board fields concerns over pier installation, accounting system

May 11, 2012

Last Tuesday’s Culver Parks and Recreation board meeting included a nearly 90 minute public input section. The 15-person audience voiced concerns about the safety and stability of the recently installed pier, the possibility of switching to a more modern accounting system, and the practicality of adding a bathroom to the historic railroad pavilion on the west end of the park.

PARK PIER
Tim Yuhas and his father Thomas questioned the board about way the park pier had been installed.

BPA victory, paddleboarding, other news detailed at Chamber mtg

May 10, 2012

Several Culver entities updated Culver Chamber of Commerce members last week on a myriad of upcoming events and initiatives, during the organization's monthly meeting, held May 1 at the Culver Coffee Company on Lake Shore Drive.

Among the speakers was Culver Comm. High School business teacher and Business Professionals of America advisor Gene Baker, who discussed taking over the program from the late Mike Schwartz, who he said did "a tremendous job" with the program, which has existed some 20 years locally.

CCHS seniors in the spotlight at Lions banquet

May 7, 2012

As Culver Lions Club president Barbara Winters commented, no one seems to know for sure how long the club has been recognizing graduating Culver Community High School seniors at an annual banquet, but the longstanding tradition continued last Wednesday evening in the high school cafeteria.

CBGC auction promises to dazzle with Quick Change, enhanced auction offerings

May 5, 2012

The Culver Boys and Girls Club (CBGC) has announced its annual silent auction to be held Friday, June 15 at 6 p.m. at Culver Academies’ Lay Dining Center. This year's theme is “Building Brighter Futures.”

The evening includes a delicious buffet dinner, exciting entertainment, and both silent and live auctions, featuring items to please every bidder. All proceeds from the event fund the operation and implementation of programs for over 300 members of our local club.

Culver's Lakehouse Grille set to open May 11

May 4, 2012

Meet Mark Damore, Jr., a far less familiar face to Culverites than his father, Original Root Beer Stand owner Mark Damore, though Mark the younger is quick to emphasize he's "proud to be named after (my father)."

He's a Chicago native, Butler grad, and he wants the former Edgewater Grille to be the best restaurant in Culver.

Music event Saturday will benefit baby, family

May 4, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Local singer/songwriter Chad Van Herk, manager of Culver’s First Farmers Bank and Trust, has organized a fundraising concert for this Saturday at the Young Amphitheater in Centennial Park.

Van Herk hopes to bring together local citizens, co-workers, friends and family members for an afternoon of mellow acoustic rhythms.

The concert will benefit Van Herk's friends the Ingram family, whose youngest son, Trek Atlas has been diagnosed with Niemann Pick Type A. The rare, incurable genetic disease claims the life of those who are diagnosed by the age of three.

Culver hosts 30th county-wide spelling bee

May 2, 2012

Twenty-seven students in all from across the county earned the privilege of competing at the 30th Marshall County Spelling Bee, though in the end St. Michael's 7th grader Kendall Dreibelbis finally edged out Plymouth's Riverside Elementary 6th grader Autumn Wilson after a lengthy elimination battle between the girls, to take first place. Argos 8th grader Cody Detwiler came in third, just beating out Culver Comm. 7th grader Brianna Kinyanjui, who was eliminated by the word, "myriad."

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