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Black Angus Raffle

Do you want to customize your own meat and have it processed the way you want? The Indiana Rebels, a local 12u travel baseball team, is holding a fundraising raffle for a Black Angus Steer. It will amount to approximately 400 pounds of meat. The winner will be able to contact Wabash Clay Custom Meats to customize how you want the cuts of meat to be processed. The drawing will be held on February 1st. There are also small consolation prizes for other winners. Tickets are $10 each.
If you want to enter the raffle or have any questions please feel free to call 812-679-2294 or email indianarebelsbaseball@yahoo.com 

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MCCSC Parent Talks: Serving Students with Dyslexia at the Secondary Level

Dyslexia is a type of Specific Learning Disability that impacts 15-20% of the US population.  Our November Parent Talk highlighted the characteristics of Dyslexia the disorder, how students with Dyslexia in MCCSC are supported, and touched on new legislation that will impact identification of Dyslexia characteristics and supports for next school year.  We are excited to announce a second Parent Talk on Dyslexia that will highlight supports for students at the secondary level (grades 7-12). We welcome you to join us in discussion for the second part to this series on the topic of Dyslexia. Parents will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion on this important topic.

 

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EST

MCCSC Co-Lab
553 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401

 

For more information, click on the Facebook event here.

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Eastern Greene High School All-Alumni Reception

All graduates of Eastern Greene High School (EGHS), Bloomfield, IN are invited to attend a meet & greet reception on Saturday, January 19th from 5-6 pm, just prior to the start of the 2019 basketball homecoming games between Eastern Greene and South Knox.  
Graduates from the EGHS classes of 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009 will be acknowledged at half-time of the JV basketball game at approximately 6:30 pm. Graduates from these classes ending in "9" will be admitted to the basketball contest free of admission cost.  
For more information go to egreene.k12.in.us or call Cari Helms at the school at 812-825-5722.  Please RSVP by 1/14/19 if planning to attend via e-mail egreenealumni@gmail.com or by phone to Cari Helms at 812-825-5722.  ?

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Southern Indiana Singles

Adult Christian Singles for Soup, Worship, Snacks, and Games

 

Southern Indiana Christian Singles would like to extend an invitation to a free event to Adult Christian Singles for Soup, Worship, Snacks, and Games on January 26th from 12noon-5:30p. 

This event will be hosted by Clear Creek Christian Church at 530 W Church Lane. Doors open at 11:30a.

 

Please RSVP by texting WINTER26 to 812-534-4227.

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Indiana Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Join us on February 16, 2019 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall for the Indiana Special Olympics Polar Plunge. Registration will be in the North Lobby of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall from 10:00am to 11:30am. The plunge will begin at 12 noon on the North Lawn of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The event is open to anyone.

 

All proceeds from this event benefit Special Olympics athletes in your community, giving them means to train locally and to compete at the local, area, and state level in a number of Olympic-type sports. To participate, each individual must raise a minimum of $75 in pledges to recieve the souvenir t-shirt. There will be an After Spash Bash in the North Lobby of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall immediately following the plunge.

 

To register, or for more information, visit www.polarplungeIN.org

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The Bloomington Parks and Recreation's Banneker Teen Institute

The Bloomington Parks and Recreation's Banneker Teen Institute is a drop-in program for students ages 12 through 17. The afterschool sessions include homework help time, choice activities, weekly field trips, and free time guided by Banneker Community Center Staff. Volunteers are invited to engage with teens and serve as meaningful role models, assisting with academic tutoring and with leading clubs or recreation time.

 

Anyone interested in volunteering can find out more information at bloomingtonvolunteernetwork.org

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Salvation Army

Every day, The Salvation Army recieves hundreds of pounds of donated goods: clothing, furniture, electronics, art, jewelry and more. 

 

Your help is needed to help Salvation Army staff to recieve, sort, and hang these donated items and assist in making the store an attractive destination for customers. 

 

Every year, the Salvation Army saves thousands of pounds of materials from ending up in the landfill by selling what is good to the public at low prices. 

 

Those funds are used to support The Salvation Army's case management programs, empoyment programs, food pantry and financial assistance program - that support working families, the hungry, and the sick in our community. 

 

Put your sorting and merchandising skills to good use with the worthwhile opportunity to someone's trash into treasure in need in our community. 

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LifeDesigns

LifeDesigns is a nonprofit that partners with people of all ages and abilities to lead meaningful and active lives. Their LIFE Enrichment Community Opportunities Program is a 100% community-based education program, designed to be an alternative to traditional facility-based programs. Individuals interested in volunteering to share their skills or talents, such as cooking, dancing, or jewelry making, are invited to host their own class for LifeDesigns customers once a week for at least a semester. Individuals can also encourage meaningful participation by customers in classes that are already scheduled. Especially needed are volunteers from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the YMCA to play basketball or excercise with customers. An interview, orientation and training, and background check are required.

 

Discover what you're looking for at BloomingtonVolunteerNetwork.org or call 812-349-3433.

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IU Campus Children's Center Volunteers

Do you enjoy spending time iwht young children? Are you age 55 or older? If your answer is yes to both of these questions, the children in a classroom at the IU Campus Children's center would love to have you volunteer to share your time with them.

The Campus Children's Center provides the Indiana University community with quality year-round early care and education from children ages 6 weeks through 5 years- serving families of IU student, staff, and faculty members.

Volunteers enjoy playing, reading and reading, and occasionally working on projects with the children.

Find out more information at bloomingtonvolunteernetwork.com

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Mother Hubbard's Cupboard 20th Anniversary

Help celebrate Mother Hubbard's Cupboard's 20th Anniversary by hosting a HOUSE PARTY fundraiser with friends, neighbors, and family! 

 

Their goal is to raise $20,000 over the course of the year, helping work towards community food security for all!

 

You can find more information at mhcfoodpantry.org

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Middle Way House

Middle Way House is seeking fabric artists and sponsors for their 2018-2019 "Wrapped in Love" public art display of tree sweaters. The sweaters will be displayed for nearly six months, from October, 2018 through March 1st, 2019. For more information about volunteering to help create sweaters, act as an instructor, or sponsor a tree, contract Erin Holinden at Events at middlewayhouse.org or call 812-333-7404.

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WonderLab Museum

Wonders of Nature

Every Saturday 2PM-2:45 PM

Program Description: Have you ever wondered why dirt comes in different colors? What about why the sky is blue? If so, come and explore high and low at WonderLab’s newest program: Wonders of Nature! Based in the WonderGarden, we will learn how how everything in nature is connected. We will fly like the red-tail hawk, tunnel through dirt like the earthworms, and our knowledge of the outdoors will grow like the seeds we plant! Learning will take place in the form of hands-on exploration, active games, and creative, natural, crafts. Held in the WonderGarden (Rain or shine! Tent will be set up if raining. Cancellation dependent upon storms) Ticketed but FREE with museum admission.

 

STEM Sunday

Every Sunday 1:30 PM-4:30 PM

Program Description: STEM Sunday is a free, drop-in, challenge-based experience that encourages families to engage in the engineering and design process. Emphasis is on this process rather than the product. Projects are not “take-home”, but may include a take-home element. A simple goal/design challenge is introduced to guide the process and encourage engagement. Projects are “easy entry” for all ages, meaning that specialized skills are not generally needed and children as young as kindergarten can participate. Projects use simple, inexpensive materials, emphasizing that families can easily re-create the project at home.

 

Deep Diver Wednesdays

5 PM-5:30 PM

Program Description:Join marine biologist Sam Couch to dive deeper into the science of our new coral reef. These 30 minute talks will feature hands-on elements, tours of our coral reef aquarium, insight from an expert, and time for questions. Each phase of the reef will have a different talk topic. Themes vary by month. Free with museum admission.

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Area 10

Area 10 Agency on Aging is seeking individuals age 18 and above to support the Monroe and Owen County Adult Guardianship Program as volunteer advocates. 

Training is provided and a commitment of 6-10 hours per month is required. Apply now to join the next orientation and training group. Contact Area 10 Agency on Aging. 

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Seekers of Serenity Nar-Anon Family Group

Affected by a Loved One’s Addiction? 
 
Seekers of Serenity, the local Nar-Anon Family Group offers hope for relatives and friends of addicts, with their twelve-step program. Seekers of Serenity meets each Tuesday evening at 7:30pm at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, upstairs in Room 224.
 
For more information, call 812-339-8826

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Unionville Hot Shots 4-H Club

The Unionville Hot Shots 4-H club is looking for businesses and individuals to sponsor a kid in 4-H. They’re needing donations of 25 dollars and up. Any amount will get your name on the back of their club shirt. All donations are tax deductible.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Bloomington Volunteer Network

 

Looking to volunteer in our community? Various organizations have a variety of ongoing needs. To check out opportunities, go to bloomingtonvolunteernetwork.org

 

You can also check out their calendar for a variety of events put on by non-profit organizations!

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Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

 

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard increases access to healthy food for all people in need in ways that cultivate dignity, self-sufficiency, and community. To get involved by donating or volunteering, go to mhcfoodpantry.org

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Alzheimer's Association

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION OFFERS CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosts support groups across the state for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Support groups are free and designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. 

 

Bloomington Spouse Support Group

IU Health Hospital, Community Health Building

333 Miller Drive

First and third Wednesday of the month at 3:30pm

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