RUSHVILLE — Faith Mock (left), executive director of the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation, gave an informative program at the Rushville Breakfast Optimist Club meeting Dec. 11. Mock spoke on the Kedo’s Kids campaign to update, expand and create a state-of-the-art, modern and healthy pediatric facility. A goal of $670,000 is needed to make the RMH Pediatric Building on North Cherry Street in Rushville a reality. As Faith stated throughout her presentation, “It’s for the kids!” Mock is pictured with Optimist President Ken Rushton (right). The Optimist Club meets every Tuesday morning at 6:15 a.m. at the Park Restaurant.
Manilla School gathering Saturday
The second ever all Manilla School get together will be held on Saturday, June 22, at the Manilla Fire Station. The event will begin at 11 a.m. with lunch being served at 1 p.m.
NARFE met in May
Chapter 0813 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees met on May 21 at the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Greensburg for its monthly meeting.
Orange School Reunion Sept. 22
The 2013 reunion is being planned for Sunday, Sept. 22 at the New Salem Lion’s Club. Much of the arrangements will be the same as previous reunions with reservation information to be sent out late August.
New Salem Alumni Association holds Annual Alumni Banquet
Jim Carney, president of the New Salem Alumni Association, conducts the business portion of the evening during the annual Alumni Banquet held June 8 at the New Salem Lions Club Building.
Messer awards Congressional Scholars Award to Yager, Banks
(Washington, D.C.)— Keith Yager and Karyn Banks received the 8th Grade Congressional Scholars award from Congressman Luke Messer as the top male and female students at Benjamin Rush Middle School.
Jivin Jackson 4-H Club meets before fair
The Jivin Jackson 4-H Club met June 11 at the Jackson Township Community Building for prejudging and their last regular meeting before the Rush County Fair. Garret Sammons, secretary called the meeting to order with John Alexander leading the American pledge and Kylee Macy leading the 4-H pledge.
Carthage Literary Club hears book review
The Carthage Literary Club held their regular monthly meeting June 10, at the Carthage Community Center.
Optimist Club presents scholarship
At the Tuesday, May 28, Rushville Breakfast Optimist Club meeting, a check was presented by Optimist President Ken Rushton (left) to this year’s scholarship recipient, RCHS graduating senior Taylor Gilbert.
Noble Niters meet
The Noble Niters met May 29 at New Salem Methodist Church Ed building. Fifteen members and four guests attended. Linda Murphy read “Graduation” for inspiration. She also gave a report on “How to Buy Bliss.” The members discussed plans for Achievement Night in October.
Lewisville Lodge presents Masonic Scholarship Certificate
Pictured is Worshipful Master Adam Thompson presenting Baylie R. Hochstedler a Masonic Scholarship Certificate from the Scholarship Board of the Grand Lodge of Indiana, Free and Accepted Masons. Left to right Worshipful Master Adam Thompson, Kirk Hochstedler, Baylie Hochstedler and proud grandfather Jack Howard.
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