Putnam Patter for Sept. 1, 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Retirees Club celebrates 18 years of lunch

The DePauw Retirees Club, a group a women who worked at DePauw University, will celebrate 18 years of monthly lunch meetings today at 11:30 a.m. at the Putnam Inn.

Anyone who retired from DePauw, including recent retirees, are encouraged to attend for fun and reminiscing.

For more information, call 653-3595.

Randy Salman Quartet to rock Fluttering Duck Thursday

The Randy Salman Quartet, featuring Salman on saxophone, Sandy Williams on guitar, Armand Beaudoin on bass and Jeff Magby on drums, will play the Inn at DePauw's Fluttering Duck from 9 to 11 p.m. Thursday.

The show is the return of DePauw Jazz at the Duck, which was on hiatus last semester. The event is free and open to the public.

Hog roast planned for Saturday

The Clinton Township/VBL Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its second annual hog roast from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

The fire department is hosting the event as a means to earn money for needed equipment as well as training for their volunteers. Recently the fire department has increased its firefighter/EMT rosters and hopes to increase them even further. It now has certified firefighters, EMTs and water rescue certifications.

All interested residents are encouraged to stop in and fill out an application for the department if interested in volunteering.

The department will also be giving away free smoke detectors to those who are in need.

Stop by and get acquainted with your neighborhood first responders.

For more information contact Chief Jim Furnas at 739-6141.

Native American exhibit opens Sept. 7

The Putnam County Museum invites the public to its Native American exhibit opening celebration at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at its location at 1105 N. Jackson Street in Greencastle

Guests will get the first chance to view the new exhibit, take a guided tour led by the exhibit's curator, Caroline Murphy, and taste Native American food. The historical journey into Woodland Indians' culture and traditions will be accompanied by Terry Noble's flute performance of Native American sounds.

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