To receive holiday gifts, a Ripley County person or family in need may complete an Angels of Giving application by the 15th at the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service office, 8-Noon and 1-4 PM weekdays, Osgood fairgrounds.
Greensburg has a drop off location for the first time at the First Baptist Church. Operation Christmas Child is a collection of items in a shoebox wrapped in Christmas paper labeled for boy or girl. There are three age groups 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14. Items to place in the shoebox include a toy to embrace; school supplies, hygiene items, or other items possible are t-shirts, socks, sunglasses, hair ribbons. Please do not send liquid, chocolate, glass, medications or vitamins. Also items to avoid are those with war-related themes such as toy guns, military figures or knives.
Elizabeth Wullenweber of Carousel Play and Learn is fronting the effort locally. Carousel play and learn will have a box for donations for those who do not wish to fill a box but would like to contribute to the collection. If you have questions or would like for more information on how to contribute to Operation Christmas Child; you can call
Elizabeth at 812-560-7171. Operationchristmaschild.org is the website where you can find the label and detailed descriptions of the items to send.
All individuals are welcome to attend. Friends and family will join to remember their loved ones as we memorialize those we’ve lost with song, storytelling and keepsakes, followed by light refreshments and snacks. We look forward to celebrating the life of your loved one.
The free one-hour Webinar “Osteoarthritis, Joint Stress and Injury Prevention in Livestock Production” can be viewed two ways at 3 PM at The Franklin County Government Center-Brookville Room 204. To register online by Nov. 14: bit.ly/1dbiO7X.
Public Is Welcome!!!
There will be food, fun and prizes.