Legion Post 85 gift will help expand Kids Kampus play area

Kendra Sandlin (third from left), a kindergartner and a member of the American Legion Post 85 Junior Auxiliary, presents a check to Taylor Reeves (fourth from left), a first-grader and student at Kids Kampus.
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American Legion Post 85, Huntington, has dedicated the profits from its tenderloin dinner in August to an improved indoor play area for children at Kids Kampus.

Kendra Sandlin, a kindergartner at Huntington Catholic School and a member of the American Legion's Junior Auxiliary, presented a giant check in the amount of $1,195 to Taylor Reeves, a first-grader at Flint Springs Elementary School and a member of the Inventor class at Kids Kampus. The giant check was made by Signs Etc., of Huntington.

Government meetings Sept. 21-28

Monday, Sept. 21
Huntington County Board of Commissioners, 8:30 a.m., commissioners' room, third floor of Huntington County Courthouse.

Huntington Board of Public Works and Safety, 9 a.m., mayor's conference room, third floor of Huntington City Building.

Huntington Board of Aviation, 5:30 p.m., terminal building at Huntington Municipal Airport.

Tuesday, Sept. 22
Huntington County Board of Zoning Appeals, 7:30 p.m., G.A.R. Room, second floor of the Huntington County Courthouse.

Marching Vikes to put on free show Tuesday, Sept. 20

The Marching Vikes will perform a free exhibition Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. at Kriegbaum Field.
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The Huntington North High School Marching Vikes will offer the community a free performance of their 2009 pre-game and competition shows on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. at Kriegbaum Field.

Introductions and the performance will last about 45 minutes.

This year's show, "Time," opens with a custom piece written specifically for the Marching Vikes. It borrows from the tune "Time After Time" and uses a variety of time signatures.

Star Insurance teams win A B.I.G. Day Golf Outing

Christopher Camp tees off at the start of the A B.I.G. Day Golf Outing Wednesday, Sept. 16, at LaFontaine Golf Club.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

The LaFontaine Golf Club hosted the A B.I.G. Day Golf Outing on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

The Star Insurance team came in first place by shooting a 52. Dyer Health and Wellness took second with 54 and was also the only team to be awarded a skin, carding an eagle on the par 4 fourth hole. The Schacht-Pfister, Inc. team came in third place by scoring a 55.

The closest to the pin winner on hole 2 was Brent Stanley; on hole 5, Jim Sprinkle; on hole 14, Mat Quickery; and on hole 17, Jay Mertz.

HU students wins T-shirt design contest sponsored by FL youth hostel

"Summer Color," a design by Felicia Pettigrew, won a T-shirt design contest held by Casa Yallaha youth hostel in St. Augustine, FL.

Pettigrew is a 20-year-old Huntington University student from Huntington.

Pettigrew entered four designs: "Bridge Street," "Sitting by the Beach," "Florida Oranges" and "Summer Color."

HU students win award at LA film festival

"Nero Bloom: Private Eye," a film by Huntington University digital media arts film students Jason Eberly and Nathan Hartman, won the Best Student Feature Award at the Cinema City International Film Festival in Los Angeles held Sept. 10-12.

"Nero Bloom" also received recognition as a finalist because it earned a score of 3.5 or higher on a 5-point scale from the judging panel.

B&G Club, parks dept. to celebrate Worldwide Day of Play on Friday

The Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County and the Huntington Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up to celebrate the Worldwide Day of Play on Friday, Sept. 25.

The Worldwide Day of Play is being promoted by the Nickelodeon children's television network to encourage all children to turn off the television and go outside to play.

The local event will take place at Drover Park and the Bendix-Hiner Splash Pad, 1215 Etna Ave., from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. It's free to all youth and families.

VNC to hold five-week course on John's words

One of the most intriguing writers in the Bible will be the subject of the program "Reflections on the Spirituality of John's Gospel," a five-week course beginning Oct. 1 at Victory Noll Center.

John shows how a deep interior life can be accompanied by a very acute awareness of what is going on around us. The simplicity of the fourth Gospel does not render it impersonal, but living and vibrant.

Local citizens' advisory group to meet Sept. 21

The Citizens Advisory Committee of the City of Huntington will meet on Monday, Sept. 21, to receive and consider information regarding the City's Long Term Control Plan.

Additional matters will be discussed as well and another meeting will be held on Oct. 19.

The meetings will be held in Common Council Chambers, third floor of the Huntington City Building, located at 300 Cherry St.


Quilt donation

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Rita McCabe (center), of the Huntington County Extension Homemakers Club, presents two lap robes to Lois Landrum (left) and Vera Stetzel, resisents at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, on Thursday, Sept. 17.


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