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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Youth Baseball Parade April 14

The Greencastle City Council approved the time and date for this year's Youth Baseball Parade.

The parade is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14. The parade route is Washington Street, from Greencastle High School to Indiana Street, then north to Shadowlawn Avenue where it will end at Deer Meadow Elementary. There will be approximately 20 team floats.



Pre-deployment party

A pre-deployment party is planned for Sgt. Aaron Howard, 2/238th Medivac Unit Company C out of the Shelbyville National Guard who will be leaving Indiana in May and will be in Iraq on Sept. 1.

Howard is a coach for the Cloverdale youth Baseball League and helps coach youth football. He graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1989.The open house and dance is set for 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Eagles Lodge in Plainfield on U.S. 40. Everyone is welcome.

A dance is set for 9 p.m.-1 a.m. for adults only. No one younger than age 21 is allowed. Music will be provided by Inside Straight from Spencer.



Internet safety

A free class to educate the public on Internet safety and other topics is planned next month on the DePauw University Campus.

A two-hour class for for teachers, nurses, administration and any other professional worker is set for 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, April 25 at the Peeler Art Center on Hanna Street in Greencastle. The class will cover Internet issues such as MySpace, child pornography, stalking and other topics.

A class geared to parents and family members will cover those same topics, and is set for 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at the Julian Science and Math Center.

The class will be taught by Sgt. Mike Widner of the Noblesville Police Department. Sgt. Widner has been involved in numerous investigations dealing with computer crimes. He is one the best know computer crimes investigators in the state of Indiana. He has worked numerous cases with other agencies to include FBI, Secret Service, U.S. Treasury Department and Attorney Generals Office.

For more information or to register to attend the free class, e-mail Greencastle Police Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins at bhopkins @greencastle.com, or call Family Support Services at 653-9780.



Six go to road school

A free class to educate the public on Internet safety and other topics is planned next month on the DePauw University Campus.

A two-hour class for for teachers, nurses, administration and any other professional worker is set for 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, April 25 at the Peeler Art Center on Hanna Street in Greencastle. The class will cover Internet issues such as MySpace, child pornography, stalking and other topics.

A class geared to parents and family members will cover those same topics, and is set for 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at the Julian Science and Math Center.

The class will be taught by Sgt. Mike Widner of the Noblesville Police Department. Sgt. Widner has been involved in numerous investigations dealing with computer crimes. He is one the best know computer crimes investigators in the state of Indiana. He has worked numerous cases with other agencies to include FBI, Secret Service, U.S. Treasury Department and Attorney Generals Office.

For more information or to register to attend the free class, e-mail Greencastle Police Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins at bhopkins @greencastle.com, or call Family Support Services at 653-9780.



Robinson to sing at Wabash College

CRAWFORDSVILLE --The Experience Indiana Artists Series at Wabash College will present a concert by soul and blues musician Tad Robinson at 8 p.m., Friday, March 23 in Salter Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center.

Robinson and his band will perform his unique soul/blues music and a debut performance of material from his brand new CD, "A New Point of View," which will be released internationally on the Severn Records label, three days earlier, on March 20, 2007.

In addition to his concert, Robinson will conduct a workshop at 4:15 p.m., Friday, March 23 in Salter Hall in the Fine Arts Center. Robinson and a member of his band will share insights on their careers as working artists/performers in Indiana. There will be an opportunity for discussion and questions from the audience. The workshop is free and open to the public.

The Wabash College Experience Indiana program is sponsored by a grant from the Eli Lilly Endowment. It is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary.



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