LOCAL INFO: November 19, 2022 | news

Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday

LIGONIER — The Ligonier Board of Public Works and Safety and Park Authority will meet for an executive session Wednesday at 9:30 a.m

The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers Conference Room at City Hall, 301 S. Cavin St., second floor. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain and interview information about potential employees, according to a press release.

Book signing for December 17th

WAKARUSA — A book signing with Jamie Ward, author of 100 Things To Do In Indiana Before You Die, will be held December 17 from 1-3 p.m.

The free event, open to the public, will be held at the Wakarusa Dime Store, 103 E. Waterford St.

“With this guide, Hoosiers will discover new adventures in their own state and visitors will be set for an epic Indiana experience,” says a press release.

To learn more about Ward’s work, visit fieldsandheels.com.

Christmas Sing Along Set for December 4th

MIDDLEBURY — An Old Fashioned Christmas Sing-Along will be held at 3pm on December 4th at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 708 Wayne St.

A mixture of Christmas carols and folk songs is sung by the participants. The community is invited to this free event with pipe organ and keyboard.

To find out more about St Paul’s, visit stpaulsmiddlebury.org.

Operation Holiday program is ongoing

INDIANAPOLIS β€” The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs announces that the Military Family Relief Fund’s Operation Holiday program is now open to applicants.

Indiana veteran families experiencing financial hardship may be eligible for $300 for each household member and $200 for a holiday meal.

Indiana veterans and dependents of active duty members are eligible to apply for eligible dependents, a press release said. The applicant’s household income must be less than twice the poverty line.

Applicants must provide the following documentation: DD-214, Leave and Income Statement (if currently on duty), W-9, Direct Deposit Form, Proof of Income, Bank Statement, Proof of Child Residence, and Proof of Child Support.

MFRF’s Operation Holiday program may only be used to provide services to veteran families who are experiencing financial hardship, who reside in the state of Indiana, have served or are currently serving in a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, and hold a DD-214 , LES or National are the Guard Bureau’s Form 22, the press release added.

To learn more, visit www.in.gov/dva.

Teachers event scheduled to start next month

SOUTH BEND – Teachers are invited to learn about educational opportunities for students at Gallery Talks for Teachers, held every first Thursday of the month from 4:30-5:30 p.m., beginning December 1.

Another area of ​​the museum will be featured monthly, with a short lecture and a tour of a gallery, according to a press release. The December theme is Copshaholm: Community and Innovation.

Teachers can visit the Oliver Mansion and learn about standards-based topics and activities offered during class or during virtual visits to the historic home.

Each teacher Gallery Talk comes with a certificate of completion for 1 PGP point, and teachers receive appropriate curriculum materials. Complimentary wine will be offered, the press release added.

The event is free. To register, contact Stephanie McCune-Bell, Director of Education at [email protected] or 574-235-9664 ext. 241

For more information, call 574-235-9664 or visit www.historymuseumSB.org.