Goshen News, Goshen, IN

December 6, 2013

Briefly


Goshen News

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Town council to meet

The Milford Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Milford Town Hall.

LIGONIER

Girls, boys basketballregistration underway

Basketball registration for boys and girls in third, fourth and fifth grade will end Monday at the Ligonier Sports and Recreation Center.

Games will be played on Saturday mornings beginning Jan. 11.

The cost to register is $25. Coaches are needed.

For more information, call the Rec Center at 260-894-7344.

GOSHEN

Extension to providedairy nutrition update

Staff at the Purdue-Elkhart County Extension Office will host a dairy nutrition update for dairy producers from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Elkhart County Community Center-Martin Room at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Attendees should note that the C.R. 34/Monroe Street Bridge is closed and a detour map may be found on the Extension’s website, www.ces.purude.edu/elkhart.

Herbert Bucholtz, professor emeritus of Michigan State University, and Tamilee Nennich, dairy Extension specialist of Purdue University, will lead the disscusion on nutrition-related matters including how to deal with high feed prices, 2013 corn silage, single TMR vs. Multi-TMR rations and other topics.

Participatns should be prepared to ask questions to the workshop speakers or send questions to Robert Kelly, kelly115@purdue.edu. Advanced registration is requested by Monday. The workshop is free. Reservations can be made by calling the Purdue-Elkhart County Office at 574-533-0554.

ELKHART

Hacienda fundraiser to benefit Behavior Analysis Center Monday

Staffers at Behavior Analysis Center for Autism (BACA) facility in Elkhart, BACA Hart, are partnering with the local Hacienda Mexican Restaurant for a special fundraiser.

The “Hacienda Gives Back Fiesta” for BACA Hart takes place Monday at Hacienda Elkhart, located at 186 Easy Shopping Place in Elkhart.

Through the “Hacienda Gives Back Fiesta” program, restaurant staffers donate 20 percent of the day’s total proceeds from BACA supporters, who are asked to provide Gives Back Tokens when they pay. The fundraiser takes place during Hacienda Elkhart’s hours, which are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

“We are working toward purchasing a new vestibulator swing for our clients,” said BACA Hart Clinical Director Scott Dueker. “This swing will provide an added dimension to their therapeutic programs, improving the children’s gross motor skills and assisting as a form of reinforcement for them. We are so grateful for the ‘Hacienda Gives Back’ opportunity to raise funds for this swing.”

Gives Back tokens can be used for food, bar, to-go orders or gift card purchases at Hacienda Elkhart. The tokens can be picked up at BACA Hart, located at 53633 C.R. 7 in Elkhart, through Monday.

Ben Seifert, one of BACA Hart’s team supervisors, will be serving guests from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information about the fundraiser, contact Seifert at 574-343-2001 or bseifert@thebaca.com.

MILLERSBURG

American Legion Can Food Drive Saturday

Members of Millersburg American Legion Post 484 and Cub Scout Troop 708 will host a Can Food Drive beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the American Legion building, 106 W. Washington St., Millersburg. Local children are invited to come to American Legion 484 to help collect. Anyone from the Millersburg area interested in participating is asked to place non-perishable can goods on their porch, and food drive participants will be by to collect them. A pizza party and movie will follow the collection. For more information, call 574-642-3511.