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May 18, 2014

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BRISTOL

Council to conduct special meeting

The Bristol Town Council will have a special meeting Friday at 3 p.m. at Bristol Town Hall, 303 E. Vistula St. At the special meeting, the council will have reading for an ordinance, according to Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Jill Swartz.

WARSAW

New museum exhibit on Soap Box Derby

The Old Jail Museum will host a Soap Box Derby exhibit of memorabilia from the first race in 1938 to the last race in 1963. The exhibit will continue through September and will feature race cars, trophies, helmets, photos and information on the racers and races.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. The Old Jail Museum is located at 121 N. Indiana St., Warsaw. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

GOSHEN

VFW memorial service Thursday

A memorial service for deceased members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is set to take place Thursday at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the service.

On Wednesday, wings and sandwiches will be available from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A broasted pork chop dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Bingo will begin at 7 p.m. with the weekly drawing at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesdays are euchre nights at the VFW. All who would like to play are invited to gather at the Post at 7 p.m. for a euchre party.

The VFW is a smoke free, handicap accessible facility located at 1201 W. Pike St. in Goshen. Call 533-6460 for more information and for details about banquet hall rental.

GOSHEN

Annual meeting of Historical Society Thursday

Members of the Goshen Historical Society will gather Thursday for their annual meeting, dinner and presentation of the Historian of the Year Award. The event will take place at Bread & Chocolate at the Old Bag Factory, 1100 N. Chicago Ave. in Goshen.

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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

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