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Run for thr Rams fundraiser auction set for May 15


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Huntington Catholic School fourth-graders (from left) Garrett Scheiber, Sarah Clor and Michael Molitor show off the picnic set that will be grouped with a blanket made by the class for the live auction to be held during the Run for the Rams fundraiser on May 15. Each class has made an item for the auction.

Leazier earns Sigma Phi scholarship

The Beta Delta Chapter of Sigma Phi Gamma International Sorority has awarded its 2010 scholarship to Megan Leazier.
Leazier plans to attend Manchester College, where she will pursue a degree in special needs education, specializing in grades K-5.

She is the daughter of James and Cindy Leazier, of Warren.

 

Roanoke sets date for Springtime inn the Village event

Roanoke's Springtime in the Village will be held on May 22.

The annual event includes town-wide garage sales, crafts and vendors. Residents who want to hold a garage sale should sign up now at the Roanoke Town Library. There is a fee to be included on the official map of the event.

The Roanoke Brethren Church will sponsor a kids' carnival with free rides, games and crafts.

The day-long event begins at 8 a.m. and continues until 3 p.m., ending with a hog roast from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Roanoke Fire Station.

Springtime in Village set for May 22 in Roanoke

Roanoke's Springtime in the Village will be held on May 22.

The annual event includes town-wide garage sales, crafts and vendors. Residents who want to hold a garage sale should sign up now at the Roanoke Town Library. There is a fee to be included on the official map of the event.

The Roanoke Brethren Church will sponsor a kids' carnival with free rides, games and crafts.

The day-long event begins at 8 a.m. and continues until 3 p.m., ending with a hog roast from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Roanoke Fire Station.

Alpha Chi Society honors six Huntington University students

Ellen Wolf, of Huntington, was one of six Huntington University students to receive the 2010 Alpha Chi Honor Award on May 2.

The award is presented by the Indiana Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National Scholarship Honor Society to the top students who entered Huntington in fall 2008. It is based strictly on academic achievement.

The students were recognized at a reception hosted by university President G. Blair Dowden.

Wolf is majoring in elementary education.

LaFollette graduates from Air Force basic

Nick LaFollette.
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Air Force Airman Nick LaFollette recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.

LaFollette completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

LaFollette is a 2010 graduate of Huntington North High School.

Junior Miss candidates


Photo by Matt Murphy.

Nearly 40 girls ages 9-12 from around Huntington County will compete for the title of Little Miss Heritage Days on Wednesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington University. The contestants met at Horace Mann Elementary School on Saturday, May 1, for orientation.

Open house set at Pediatric Medial Group’s new office

Pediatric Medical Group physicians Lourdu Savariar, M.D., Piyush Shah, M.D., and Kishori Shah, M.D., invite the public to an open house scheduled for May 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at their new office located at 2814 Theater Ave., Huntington.

Refreshments will be provided.

The physicians began seeing patients on Monday, April 26, at their new office.

A December 2009 fire heavily damaged the group's former office on Etna Avenue.

Keila Clore accepts membership into National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Kiela Clore, of Huntington, has accepted membership into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Clore, a freshman at Purdue University, will be honored during an induction convocation later this fall.

She is majoring in communications with a minor in sociology and has a grade point average of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale.

Clore is the daughter of Dave and Melissa Clore, of Huntington.

 

Little Miss candidates


Photo by Matt Murphy.

More than 30 girls ages 5 through 8 from around Huntington County will compete for the title of Little Miss Heritage Days on Wednesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington University. The contestants met at Horace Mann Elementary School on Saturday, May 1, for an orientation session.

Studio E sets open house in downtown Warren

Studio E in downtown Warren will show off its remodeled quarters during a Spring Extravaganza open house on Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to noon.

During the open house, donated items will be raffled off to help raise funds for the Great Strides Walk for cystic fibrosis. A quilt made by Kim Park will be raffled to raise money for a mission trip to Costa Rica by her children, Tanner and Ashton.

Popcorn and beverages will be available.

Studio E is located at 210 Wayne St. in Warren. For information, call 375-2212.

 

Huntington University showcase features talent of digital media arts students

Huntington University will feature work from digital media arts students during the annual Spring Showcase.

The animation showcase will take place on May 11 at 7 p.m.

The digital media arts senior premiere will be at 8:30 p.m.

The live-action film showcase will be at 7 p.m. on May 12.
All events will be held in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

These events are screenings of student productions.

All digital media arts students in animation and live action had the opportunity to submit work to be featured.

Andrews alumni to gather for banquet on Saturday

The Andrews Alumni Association recently donated a check to Andrews Elementary School to purchase new picnic tables for the school courtyard.
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The Andrews Alumni Association will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, May 8, at 7 p.m., in the Andrews Elementary School cafeteria.

This year's banquet will honor the graduating class of 1940, 1950 and 1960.

There is a cost for the dinner, but graduates or anyone who attended the school can attend the meeting after the dinner at no cost.

For reservations or more information, contact Glenna Brown, Andrews Alumni Association secretary, at 786-3115.

VFW Post 2689 Flag raising ceremony on May 4

The Color Guard of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 will raise a new flag at the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library on Tuesday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m.

The flag was flown over the United States Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on March 29 in honor of the library.

Following the ceremony, cookies, coffee and lemonade will be served while local historian Jean Gernand talks about the history of Andrews.

The library is located at 30 E. Madison St., Andrews.

 

New machine offers quicker examination time

The new fluoroscopy system at Parkview Huntington Hospital reduces radiation exposure yet maintains image quality.
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Parkview Huntington Hospital has installed a new digital radiography and fluoroscopy system which reduces radiation exposure time for the patient.

The Precision 500D x-ray system, acquired from GE Healthcare, will enable physicians to diagnose conditions in the chest, spine, bone, digestive tract, uterus and bladder.

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