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June 12, 2014

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SOUTH BEND

Public invited to Parents Without Partners dance

A Parents Without Partners dance is set to take place Saturday at ZB Falcons, 323 Sheridan St., located at the corner of Western and Sheridan Streets in South Bend.

DJ Sandy Cockrum will provide music. Line dance lessons begin at 7:30 p.m. The dance begins at 8 p.m. and ends at midnight. There will be several mixer-type activities. Cost to attend if $7. Approximately 160 people usually attend the dances. For more information, call 256-9326.

GOSHEN

Library board meeting Tuesday

The board of trustees of Goshen Public Library will gather for a public meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday in room A/B on the lower level of the library, located at 601 S. Fifth St., Goshen. The public is invited to attend.

The agenda includes a recommendation regarding the proposed resource sharing consortium agreement with Elkhart Public Library and a recommendation to contract with Polaris/Innovative Interfaces Inc. to purchase the Polaris Integrated Library System. The 2015 budget will be discussed and there will be an update on appointments to the library board. Those with questions may call 533-9531.

The next meeting is set for July 15 at 5 p.m.

BRISTOL

Lions’ Cutest Baby, Cutest Pet contests

Members of the Bristol Lions Club are sponsoring a Cutest Baby Contest during the Bristol Homecoming Festival July 10, 11 and 12. The contest is open to area children, newborn to 24 months as of July 13.

To enter, mail or give to a Bristol Lions Club member a 5-by-7 size picture or email the photo to doug@clearpointcs.com. Photos will not be returned. The baby’s full name, parents name, address and phone number must be printed clearly on the back of the picture. Only one entry per child.

Photos will be placed on a decorated coffee can for donations with the baby’s first name only. Anyone can vote for the cutest baby with no money limit.

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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

Yes, I work at eating healthy and exercising
No, I am happy with my fitness level
Changing my diet and exercise frequency is a work in progress
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