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Special Events

 

Back to School: EPCS - Aug. 8; West Central - Aug. 9

Monterey Days Festival:  Sept. 1-4, downtown Monterey

Francesville Fall Festival:  Sept. 15-17, downtown Francesville

 

This Month

 

Thursday, July 20

  • The Pulaski County Human Services Board will meet at 10:30 a.m., at 115 W. Pearl St., Winamac.
  • The Pulaski County Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m., at the Opera House, Winamac. All interested persons are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, July 25

  • Hickory Creek, Winamac, will serve a Senior Lunch at 11 a.m. All community senior citizens are welcome to attend. Call 946-6143 to make reservations or for more information.

Tuesday, August 1

  • The Christian Women’s Club will meet at 6:30 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, Winamac. Call Joyce at 574-946-6271 or Marilyn at 574-946-3041
  • The Winamac Music Boosters will meet at 7 p.m., in the high school band room. All parents of middle/high school band and choir students are encouraged to attend.
  • The Pulaski County Community Development Commission will meet in regular session at 7 p.m., at the CDC office, 623 E. 11th St. (S.R. 14W), Winamac.

Thursday, August 3

  • The Pulaski County Retired Teachers meet at 8 a.m. for breakfast the first Thursday of each month, at Kosta's Restaurant, Winamac.
  • The Iris-Elm Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m., at the Railroad Freight Depot in Winamac. The program will be given by Beth Ruff who will share about her three-acre wildlife refuge. Persons interested the Garden Club and/or attending a meeting should contact president David Zahrt (946-6547).
  • The VFW  Post No. 1728 men’s auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m., at the VFW Hall, Winamac.

Saturday, August 5

  • The Pulaski County Democrats will meet at 10 a.m., at the Pulaski County Public Library, Winamac. All are welcome to attend.

Sunday, August 6

  • The Sons of American Legion Post 96 in Medaryville meet at 1 p.m., the first Sunday of every month. The Post 96 Legion members meet at 2 p.m.

Monday, August 7

  • The Salvation Army's service representative for Pulaski County visits on the first and second Mondays of each month from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Church of the Nazarene, Winamac. Please enter through the ramp doors and proceed to the gym. Contact number is 574-933-1537.
  • The Pulaski County Commissioners will meet in regular public session at 6 p.m., at the county courthouse, Winamac.
  • REACT will meet at 7 p.m., at the Pulaski Memorial Hospital boardroom (first Monday of month). The organization is looking for new volunteers. For more information call Blake Newman at 574-242-0091 or Les Barton at 574-946-7539.
  • The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Merit Board will meet at 7 p.m., at the Justice Center.

Tuesday,  August 8

  • Visually Impaired Persons (VIPs), will meet at 1 p.m., at the VonTobel Center, Winamac. For transportation, call 46-6500. For information, call Johanna at 946-6126 or Maurine at 946-3836.
  • The Pulaski County Public Library Teen Activity Board will meet at 4 p.m., at the Winamac library. Teens gather to offer suggestions and help to make P.C.P.L. a fun and exciting places for teens. They also brainstorm ideas for upcoming events and programs. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month.
  • The Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park group will meet at 6:30 p.m. (the second Tuesday of the month), at the office or nature center at the park.
  • The Pulaski County Soil & Water Conservation District meets the second Tuesday of each month at 8 p.m., at the USDA Service Center, Winamac.

Wednesday, August 9

  • The Pulaski County Drug Free Council will meet at 3:30 p.m. at West Central. Contact the Extension office at 946-3412 for more information. 
  • The Monterey Town Council meets at 7 p.m., the second Wednesday of each month, at 7033 N. Walnut St., Monterey.

Thursday, August 10

  • The VFW Post No. 1728 directors will meet at 7 p.m., at the VFW Hall, Winamac. The ladies auxiliary will meet at the same time and place.
  • The Not-So-Young Club will meet at 12:30 p.m., at the St. Peter’s Catholic Church Hall, Winamac. All senior citizens are welcome.

Sunday, August 13

  • Pulaski County ABATE will meet at 5 p.m., at the Winamac Eagles Lodge. Call 574-225-2068 for more information.

Monday, August 14

  • The Salvation Army's service representative for Pulaski County visits on the first and second Mondays of each month from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Church of the Nazarene, Winamac. Please enter through the ramp doors and proceed to the gym. Contact number is 574-933-1537.
  • The Pulaski County Council will meet in regular session, at 7 p.m., in the Commissioner’s Room at the Courthouse, Winamac.
  • The Winamac Town Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m., at the municipal utilities complex at 623 W. 11th St., Winamac.

Wednesday, July 15

  • Senior Citizens are invited to attend a “Prime Time” meal at 12 noon, at the Winamac Church of the Nazarene for fellowship with those from all denominations of churches. A free-will offering will be taken. Brief programs will sometimes follow the meals.
  • The Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac will offer a Home-School Lesson at 2:30 p.m. For more information please call 946-3432.
  • The Medaryville Town Council will meet at 6:30 p.m., at the town hall, 409 E. Main St., Medaryville.

Saturday,  August 19

  • The Star City United Methodist Church Food Pantry is open from 10 to 11 a.m., every third Saturday of the month for those who live in Pulaski County. Proper ID is required.

Monday, August 21

  • The Pulaski Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 1:30 p.m., (the third Monday of each month; except July and December), in the hospital cafeteria.
  • The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will meet at 5:30 p.m., at the Winamac Municipal Utilities Complex, 623 W. 11th St. (SR 14W), Winamac.
  • The Pulaski County Commissioners will meet in regular public session at 6 p.m., at the county courthouse, Winamac.
  • The Francesville Town Council will meet at 6:30 p.m., at the town hall, 100 N. Brooks St., Francesville.

 

 

 

Every Week

Sundays

  • The Knights of Columbus, Winamac, holds Bingo every Sunday evening. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and games start at 6:30. Progressive colossal cash board played every time. The KoC Hall is located on CR 50 N.

Mondays

  • The Neighbor-to-Neighbor Food Pantry, operated by the Winamac Church of the Nazarene, is open Mondays from 12 noon to 6 p.m.. Call 574-946-3775 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.
  • Genealogy Help is offered from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Pulaski County Public Library, Winamac.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Monday and Friday at 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m., at the Methodist Church in Winamac. For information, call 574-242-2262 or 574-946-0389. For information on Al-Anon, call 574-242-1604 or 574-270-0129.

Tuesdays

  • The Winamac Kiwanis Club meets at 12 noon, at the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall.
  • Come to learn Line Dancing from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., every Tuesday, at the Winamac Moose Lodge.

Wednesdays

  • Pulaski Memorial Hospital’s OB department offers a free breastfeeding drop-in clinic for all mothers, regardless of where the baby was delivered. This clinic is an opportunity to get all your questions answered by Julie Decker, a PMH OB associate and a certified lactation consultant. The clinic is held every Wednesday, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the conference room at the main entrance of the hospital. The clinic is free and no appointment is necessary.

Saturdays

  • The Good Samaritan Store, 519 W. Madison St., Winamac, is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

 

FYI

 

Head Start offers free, quality preschool services in Winamac and at West Central Schools for children ages 3 to 5 whose families qualify financially. Fall enrollment is underway. Call 574-946-4211 to schedule an appointment.

•Veterans and enlisted members of the U.S. military services, National Guard and reserves are eligible to join the American Legion Post. 71, Winamac. For information, call 574-946-4443.

•The Pulaski Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has volunteer openings for both men and women. Areas of service include Reception Desk, Gift Shop, Hostess Program and Patients Services. For more information call 574-946-2100.

Healthy Families is a free voluntary family support program for new or expecting parents designed to promote the best family foundation and the best start for new baby, until age 3.  In home appointments can be scheduled before baby arrives or before baby is 3 months old.  Families must live in Pulaski County and meet certain requirements. Call 574-964-6017 ext. 14. 

•If any residents are interested in attending smoking cessation classes hosted by Pulaski Memorial Hospital, please call 574-946-2132.

•Pulaski Memorial Hospital has launched its new speaker’s bureau, complete with Power Point presentations. This is a free service to any civic, club or church organizations. Available topics include: Senior Care/Mental Health contact Mindy Shidler RN, at 574-946-0386; Radiology contact Jim Pingle at 574-946-2138; Home Health contact Vicki White at 574-946-2146; Hospice contact Karen Utes at 574-946-2140; Oncology contact Kelly Ortman at 574-946-2180; Maternity contact Sharon Berry at 574-946-2113; Rehab Services contact Will Fox at 574-946-2156; and the Winamac Specialists’ Clinic contact Melissa Jones at 574-946-2147.

• The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office offers a free 911 education program to schools, preschools, churches and other groups to help people of all ages learn when to call 911, what to do when the operator answers, what questions the operator will ask and what people can do to make 911 calls more effective for them. Call the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office at 574-946-6655 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  to schedule or for more information.

• Hickory Creek at Winamac is collecting pop tabs to support Shriners Hospitals for Children. Call 574-946-6143 to see how you or your organization can get involved.

•Due to budget constraints, a Social Security representative will not be at Pulaski Memorial Hospital for the foreseeable future. If you need to contact Social Security, call 1-800-772-1213 or visit www.socialsecurity.gov.

 
 
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