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April 26, 2007

Spring Clean Up Day scheduled

<b>LaGrange community news</b>

LaGrange, Ind — The town of LaGrange will have a Spring Clean Up Day Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. In-town residents may bring their unwanted items to the LaGrange Street Department on Nursery Street.

There will be a charge for certain items, including car and truck tires with or without rims, tractor tires, dehumidifiers, water coolers, refrigerators and freezers with R-12 and air conditioners with R-22.

Town officials will not accept recreational vehicle refrigerators or hotel/motel refrigerators, wet paint, chemicals or oil. For more information, call Town Hall at (260) 463-3241 or e-mail lasd@ligtel.com.

American Legion

The LaGrange American Legion Post 215 will serve two supper choices Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Have either steak for $11 or all-you-can-eat fish for $8. Both are served with salad and potato bar. The public is invited.

Stop Smoking

For those who want to quit smoking, the next Stop Smoking Class is Tuesday in LaGrange. Call Dave at Tobacco Free LaGrange County at (260) 336-9349

Day Of Caring

The United Fund of LaGrange County will have its annual Day of Caring May 17. This will be a day when members of the community can volunteer their time by helping with indoor and outdoor projects at the United Fund’s partner agencies and other sites throughout the county.

Projects include indoor and outdoor painting, general cleaning, yard work, trash pickup, landscaping and various office tasks, including preparing mailings. Volunteers may choose a specific project or United Fund partner agency to work with, or they can be matched up with a project.

Volunteers may participate from 9 a.m. to noon or until 4 p.m., with lunch provided, or from 1 to 4 p.m.

Anyone interested in volunteering should call the United Fund office at (260) 463-8040 by May 4. If a non-profit organization or people in certain circumstances have a project that they need assistance with and would like to take part in this event, they can contact the United Fund office.

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