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May 2, 2014

BRIEFS & CALENDAR: Friday, May 2, 2014

GOSHEN

Eizinger places second in district competition

Tasha Eizinger of the Maple City Toastmasters Club of Goshen placed second in District Competition at the Toastmaster’s District Conference in Layfayette April 26. She presented a seven-minute speech in the International Speech Contest. To participate in the event, Eizinger had to win club, area, and division contests. Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations.

NAPPANEE

New trash cans will be delivered

The city of Nappanee has contracted with Borden Waste-Away to provide 96-gallon wheeled carts for all residents. Those carts will begin to be delivered, free of charge, to homes beginning this week. Beginning the week of June 30 all trash must be placed in the cart to be picked up.

If residents prefer a 65-gallon cart instead after the larger carts are delivered, they can contact Borden Waste Away directly. Second carts are available for a small charge. Any bags outside the cart must have a bag tag on the neck of the bag. Those will be available at Martin’s Super Market for $1.50 each. Additionally, recycling is available by contacting Borden directly to set up direct billing. Borden’s will also pick up two odd-sized items per residence per month.

GOSHEN

Community Family Fun Spring Walk Saturday

The Coordinated School Health Committee of Goshen Community Schools will sponsor a Community Family Fun Spring Walk on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Chandler Elementary School, 419 S. Eighth St. There will be prizes for the first 50 participants.

The short route is 1.5 miles. It begins at Chandler, goes through Shanklin Park and returns to Chandler. The long route is 3.1 miles (5K) which begins at Chandler, goes past Goshen Middle School, through Shanklin Park and returns to Chandler.

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  • Briefly GOSHENCripe reunion set for Aug. 16Anyone with an ancestor who was a Cripe is invited to attend the Cripe reunion Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Goshen Church of the Brethren, 1200 Berkey Ave. in Goshen.At 10 a.m., speaker Jerry Cripe will giv

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    July 27, 2014

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Classes at Goshen Community Schools and St. John the Evangelist Catholic School will begin the 2014-15 school year on Thursday, Aug. 7. School corporations throughout the state have been trending toward earlier start dates the past few years. When do you think school should start?

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