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Important Announcements

  • Boone County Community Clinic Open for Extended Hours - The clinic is now open for extended hours from 5pm until 8pm Monday thru Thursday, and from 8am until noon on Saturdays. These after-hours times are reserved for first-come, first-serve walk-in appointments, and are open to all Boone County residents, insured and uninsured alike. The Clinic is able to bill with several local insurances, and if you are uninsured, appointments start at only $50. No appointments necessary, but certain restrictions apply, as some services must take place at scheduled appointments during regular service hours. The clinic is located at 404 W. Camp St. in Lebanon (across the street from Walgreens). Call 765.483.4469 or visit the website at www.boonecountyclinic.org for more details or view the flyer on the Boone County Community Clinic's extended hours (PDF).
  • Caring Center needs - The Caring Center needs your help!
  • Boone County Resource Manual - Information on Child Care, Family Support Services, and More!
  • Watch Lebanon city meetings LIVE - The Lebanon Reporter announces that Lebanon city meetings may now be viewed online at The Reporter Network. The live webcasts of city council, plan commission, parks board, utilities board and zoning board are courtesy of Channel 19. Just visit www.reporter.net and click on the link that says "Watch city meetings LIVE" to watch.
  • Early Readers Club - United Way of Boone County has launched the Early Readers Club to promote childhood literacy. By registering today, your preschool child or grandchild can receive 12 high-quality books a year for just $20. Scholarships are available. Please go to www.uwci.org/erc to start your child on a lifelong journey of learning.
  • Shalom Free Lunch - Each Saturday for everyone from 11am-1pm at Shalom House (304 W. Green Street, Lebanon). All are welcome!

Upcoming Events (as of 10 February 2015)

Send a message to Terry McCain at BCCN to add your community event to the BCCN calendar! Also, check out the calendars for the libraries in Lebanon, Thorntown, and Zionsville!

* Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - Toddler & Preschool Storytime at 10:30 am at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Stories, songs, fingerplays & more for toddler & preschool children and their caregivers.

* Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - Adventure Storytime at 3:30 pm for ages 4-9 at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Stories, activities and crafts for 4-9 year olds.

* Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - American Girl Book Club at 4:30 pm for girls ages 7-12 at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Members will read and discuss American Girl books and enjoy activities to go along with them. Dolls are not required. For more information, contact Kathy Bowen at 765-436-7348.

* Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - Snack & Yak at 3:30 pm for grades 3-6 at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Kids are invited to come and enjoy an after-school snack each Wednesday. We will spend a few minutes relaxing and "yakking" about the day -- fun things that happened at school, interesting things students learned, etc. For more information, contact Barb Lebo at 765-436-7348.

* Thursday, February 12, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Thursday, February 12, 2015 - Kid's Bingo for all ages at 3:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Play BINGO and win prizes! For more information, contact Barb Lebo at 765-436-7348.

* Friday, February 13, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Saturday, February 14, 2015 - Legislative Breakfast at at 7:30am at Witham Health Services, North Pavilion Community Room (Enter building on north side). Take advantage of an opportunity to meet your elected officials and discuss legislative issues. Sponsored by the Boone County Chamber of Commerce, Witham Health Services and Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.

* Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 1st Annual Caring Center Charity Gala at the Golf Club of Indiana. Visit The Caring Center website for more information.* Monday, February 16, 2015 - Teen Games from 4-5 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Cornhole tournament for teens - 6th grade and up. For more information contact Kathy Bowen at 765-436-7348.

* Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Don't Be A Victim at 11:45 am at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Protect yourself from scams and identity theft by Indiana Attorney General's Office.

* Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Snack & Yak at 3:30 pm for grades 3-6 at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Kids are invited to come and enjoy an after-school snack each Wednesday. We will spend a few minutes relaxing and "yakking" about the day -- fun things that happened at school, interesting things students learned, etc. For more information, contact Barb Lebo at 765-436-7348.

* Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Thorntown Writer's Group at 6 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Meetings will be on the third Thursday of each month, 6-8:00 p.m., in the young adult reading room of the library.  There will be no dues nor fees, and anyone interested in writing is invited to participate, whether or not he/she has a piece ready to read.  Up to three single-spaced pages of an essay, short story, poem, etc., may be contributed and the author may request comment or critique but will not be required to do so. Likewise, writers may write on any subject.  A suggested topic may sometimes be proposed. One possibility for the February 19 meeting is “12 Milestones of My Life.”  Cookies or other light dessert will be served at each meeting. If you write and want to share or if you need encouragement to get started, this is the group to visit!  

* Friday, February 20, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Saturday, February 21, 2015 - Juicing with Lou from 10 am to 1 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Lou Bell will share his story and his passion for juicing during this program, which will begin with a screening of the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. Participants will help make and then sample various juice mixes. Contact Christine Sterle at 765-436-7348 for more information.

* Saturday, February 21, 2015 - Annual Salem Church Chili Supper from 4 to 7 pm at Salem United Methodist Church in Zionsville (6701 South 775 East on South Kissel Road). $6 for adults and children under 3 eat FREE.

* Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 2nd Annual Fur Ball Mardi Gras Pawty at the Golf Club of Indiana benefiting the Humane Society for Boone County. All proceeds go towards the Operation Shelter Fund to raise the roof for the animals. Most original mask contest, photo booth, cash bar, silent and live auctions, casual attire. Doors open at 5:30 pm and dinner is at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $50 per person or $475 for a table of 10. To purchase tickets or a table, call 765-485-8888 or email furball@hsforbc.org.

* Monday, February 23, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Snack & Yak at 3:30 pm for grades 3-6 at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Kids are invited to come and enjoy an after-school snack each Wednesday. We will spend a few minutes relaxing and "yakking" about the day -- fun things that happened at school, interesting things students learned, etc. For more information, contact Barb Lebo at 765-436-7348.

* Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Friday, February 27, 2015 - Senior Luncheon from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Thorntown Public Library (124 N. Market St., Thorntown, IN 46071). Senior Luncheon sponsored by CICOA -- Contact Becki Osborne (765-436-7348) 24 hours ahead to reserve spot -- $2.00 for seniors $6.00 for all others.

* Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Youth Enhancement and Training Initiative's Twelfth  Annual Silent Auction and Dinner from 6-9:30 pm at Barnes & Thornburg LLP (11 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN).  The orphans will interact with the attendees via Skype. $40 per person (one free child with each paid adult) or $1000/sponsored table (seats eight). Visit the YETI website for more information and to purchase tickets.


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