Chicken dinner March 4
FORT BRANCH— Holy Cross Family Style all-you-can-eat chicken dinner is from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 4. Adults are $9.50 and children are $4.50. Carry-out is available
New Life offers tutoring Tuesday, Thursday
PRINCETON — New Life Church of the Nazarene hosts free tutoring from 3:30-4:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in the fellowship hall, 328 E Emerson, Princeton.
Snacks will be provided and tutoring is open to all grades. For more information, call Carrie Engelbrecht at 812-385-2591.
Red Ryder BB gun shoot Feb. 17
OAKLAND CITY — American Legion Post 256 hosts kids and adults indoor Red Ryder BB gun shoot, meat and cash prize at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at the post. Gun provided if an attendee doesn’t have one.
At 8 p.m. Po’Dunk Willies will perform at 8 p.m. for the public 21 years old and older with no cover charge.
Birthday supper March 17
OAKLAND CITY — American Legion Post 256 hosts a Birthday supper March 17 at the post. The program starts at 6 p.m. and dinner will follow. The event is open to the public.
At 8 p.m. American Legion Post DJ will be play music for the public 21 years old or older.
South Gibson Kindergarten registration begins
FORT BRANCH — South Gibson Kindergarten registration begins at Fort Branch Community School Wednesday, March 7 from 8:30-11 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m., Owensville Community School on Wednesday, March 14 from 8:30-11 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. and Haubstadt Community School on Wednesday, March 21 from 8:30-11 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m.
Students age 5 years or older, on or before Aug. 1, 2018 are eligible to register. Parents or guardians must bring a copy of their child’s current immunizations, a certified birth certificate and their child for testing.
A birth certificate is required and can be received from the health department in the county of birth (Gibson County 385-3831, Vanderburgh 435-2400 and Warrick 897-6105). There is a fee charged for each copy and may be requested by mail if the fee is enclosed. A copy of the certified birth certificate is made and placed in the student’s permanent school record.
Registration for in-town students is reserved for mornings. Registration for rural students is reserved for the afternoons.
Call the schools, if you have any questions.
CASA information session Feb. 20
PRINCETON — Gibson County CASA hosts an information session from 3-6 p.m. Feb. 20 in the CASA office, 110 N Main, Princeton.
The session is to inform the general public or potential volunteers about CASA. CASA representatives will answer questions and tell them more about the organization. Refreshments will be available.
Grant programs deadline Feb. 28
PRINCETON — Three grant programs supported by the Betty Ann McCullough Education Fund of Gibson County are currently accepting funding requests, applications, and nominations. The deadline for all three programs is Feb. 28.
These grant opportunities, administered by the Gibson County Community Foundation, are made possible through the Betty Ann McCullough Education Seminar and Convocation Grants Program, focused on supporting and improving the knowledge and skills of Gibson County educators; the Betty Ann McCullough Enrichment Project Grants Program, providing funds for innovative projects, programs, and equipment to enhance education opportunities for all Gibson County residents; and the Betty Ann McCullough Teaching Achievement Grant Program, to recognize a public school educator for outstanding dedication and success of their public school students in Gibson County.
Specific criteria and additional eligibility requirements for each of the Betty Ann McCullough Education Fund Grant Programs, as well as how to apply, can be found at the Gibson County Community Foundation website: communityfoundationalliance.org/gibson/grants/.
Tri Kappa scholarships available
OAKLAND CITY — Oakland City Tri Kappa will award scholarships in the spring. The deadline for application is Feb. 28.
The State Academic Scholarship is $1,000 and students must be enrolled in college offering baccalaureate or graduate degree and have completed one year. The State Key Scholarship is $1,000 and students must be enrolled in college with no previous 4 year degree with an interruption in education for at least five years.
For more information, call Scholarship Chair Shaleen Ayers at 812-483-5691
OC Legion serves food daily
OAKLAND CITY — American Legion Post 256, Oakland City serves food to the public starting at noon everyday. Open to all members and non members.
Community dinner set
PRINCETON — The Salvation Army Church, 202 S. Gibson St., hosts a free community dinner the first, second and third Tuesday every month from 5 to 6 p.m. at the church. The public is invited.
Treasure hunt every Wednesday
PRINCETON — Princeton Eagles 361 treasure hunt tickets are available to the public from noon to 6.30 p.m. A drawing will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.