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Entries for April 2015

Bake A Difference Bake Sale for CdLS May 1-2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, April 30, 2015
Bake A Difference Bake Sale for CdLS May 1-2
Please come to the Jack’s Place parking lot on Friday, May 1st and Saturday, May 2nd for a “Bake A Difference” bake sale to generate awareness for CdLS and benefit the family of Nikki Rauscher.  The event will start at 10 am each day with no end time specified. CdLS is Cornelia de Lange Syndrome.  Typical facial features include thin eyebrows that meet in the middle, long eyelashes, a short upturned nose and then downturned lips.  Other characteristics include low birth weight,...
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RISING SUN MASONIC LODGE BREAKFAST SATURDAY, MAY 2

Posted by Deedee Brown on Monday, April 27, 2015
RISING SUN MASONIC LODGE BREAKFAST SATURDAY, MAY 2
Planning on going to yard sales this weekend? Stop by the Rising Sun Masonic Lodge at 100 N Mulberry St on Saturday for a full breakfast - $7.00 - serving from 7:00 a.m. until noon. The Eastern Star is having a yard sale inside as well! Great food and maybe some bargains too; support your local Lodge.
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TREASURES GALORE ON YARD SALE WEEKEND, APR 30 - MAY 2

Posted by Deedee Brown on Monday, April 27, 2015
TREASURES GALORE ON YARD SALE WEEKEND, APR 30 - MAY 2
Great Deals or Hidden Treasures Could Be Found At These Rising Sun Addresses Apr. 30, May 1 & 2                                                                                             IN TO...
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New Riverfront Mural In Rising Sun

Posted by Deedee Brown on Friday, April 24, 2015
New Riverfront Mural In Rising Sun
There is an addition to the wonderful view of Rising Sun's riverfront from the Ohio River. Artist J.J. Wolfe painted a mural on the front of the stair steps leading from the riverside walkway up the riverbank. This project was sponsored by Rising Sun Main Street-Indiana . You need to take a walk along the shore and enjoy this. 

Founder's Day at the Museum - May 30, 2015

Posted by Deedee Brown on Thursday, April 23, 2015
Founder's Day at the Museum - May 30, 2015
Ohio County Historical Museum announced plans for this year's Founder's Day Celebration on Saturday, May 30, 2015. There will be a silent auction, live music and a pork chop dinner. Call the Museum at 812-438-4915 for dinner tickets or see any Rotary member. Be sure to get your tickets in advance as the last dinner during the Bicentennial sold out!

RSRF Assists City With Three Grants

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, April 21, 2015
RSRF Assists City With Three Grants
The City of Rising Sun would like to extend its sincerest thanks and appreciation to the Rising Sun Regional Foundation for their grant assistance on three projects. RSRF awarded the city $1500 toward the creation of job descriptions for all of its employees.  Job descriptions will offer a measure of protection for both the city and its employees in the event of any dispute or disciplinary issue.  They better define roles and expectations of each employee bringing a level of clarity t...
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RISING SUN SCHOOLS OFFERING PRE-SCHOOL THIS FALL

Posted by Deedee Brown on Friday, April 17, 2015
RISING SUN SCHOOLS OFFERING PRE-SCHOOL THIS FALL
Rising Sun-Ohio County Community Schools Rising Sun Schools will offer preschool classes for the first time ever beginning in August 2015. Children need to be at least 4 years old before Aug. 1, 2015. Classes will be 5 days a week for 2 1/2 hours a day. Charges will be $50 a week. Sign up forms and more information will be provided next week. Please share!

Indiana Bicentennial Barn Contest - Ohio County Barns Needed

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Indiana Bicentennial Barn Contest - Ohio County Barns Needed
Indiana celebrates its 200th anniversary as the 19th state in the nation in 2016. Indiana’s 2016 Bicentennial celebration aims to honor our state’s 200 years of history, but do so in a modern way that engages all 6.5 million Hoosiers and leaves a lasting legacy for future generations. Multiple projects throughout the state are in the works. The Bicentennial Barns project is proud to be one of the endorsed projects of the Bicentennial Commission. We hope to support this milestone by focusing o...
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Congratulations to Jake Uhlmansiek - Ohio County Lilly Scholarship Recipient

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Congratulations to Jake Uhlmansiek - Ohio County Lilly Scholarship Recipient
(Rising Sun, Ind.) – Matthew Jacob Uhlmansiek, member of the 2015 graduating class of Rising Sun High School, has been named the recipient of a four year, full-tuition scholarship as the Ohio County Community Foundation 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Jake is the son of Maury and Kaye Uhlmansiek.Jake will receive full tuition to the Indiana College or university of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. Jake is ranked first in his graduating class and is a...
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"Ohio Beauty" Quilt Is Mayor's Choice

Posted by Deedee Brown on Monday, April 13, 2015
"Ohio Beauty" Quilt Is Mayor's Choice
Mayor April Hautman is shown with the Mayor's Choice Quilt from the Ohio County Historical Museum's QuiltFest a few weeks ago. The quilt is named "Ohio Beauty" by Julie Yaeger Lambert of Elsmere, KY. So many beautiful quilts were displayed this year.
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