COMMUNITY BRIEFS: November 11, 2022 | Community events


Editor’s note: To submit an event, please email [email protected]. Publication of logs is subject to space, with new additions and timely events taking priority.

Masks not mandatory at the LMH

Masks are not required at Logansport Memorial Hospital for staff, patients and visitors. Cass County is in substantial community transmission, as shown in orange on the CDC’s data tracking map.

Community transmission is the metric that will be monitored by the CDC that will determine whether or not masks are needed at Logansport Memorial Hospital. Community transmission describes the amount of COVID-19 spread in a county. It illustrates the number of positive people in the community, noting the number of new positive cases reported in the county over the past seven days.

The CDC’s community transmission map will be updated weekly, by Thursday at 8 p.m.

New Waverly UMC Breakfast

New Waverly United Methodist Church, 9990 Main Street, New Waverly, is hosting a public breakfast from 7-9:30 a.m. today. The menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage patties, French toast, pancakes, cookies and gravy, oatmeal, juice, and coffee. Free will offering with proceeds going to the American Legion.

Gate of Life Breakfast

Life Gate Church, 831 Burlington Ave., Logansport, will host a fundraising breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. today. A free will offering will be collected. All proceeds will be used to help a medical expense in the community. Everyone is welcome. The menu will include biscuits and gravy, three kinds of waffles, scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon, sausages, coffee cakes, milk, coffee and orange juice.

Auxiliary Legion Craft Show

The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 60, 828 Burlington Ave., Logansport, will be hosting a fall fundraiser, bazaar, craft show and shopping spree from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. There will be several vendors displaying miscellaneous items. There will also be a big bake sale, silent auction, raffles and more. Food will be served all day and admission is free. Call 574-753-8620 with any questions.

Housewives Craft Fair

The annual Cass County Extension Homemakers Craft Show is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Cass County 4-H Fairgrounds Community Building. There will be a wide variety of high quality homemade baked goods and crafts, as well as hot lunch items. If you would like to reserve a booth, please contact Margo Layman at 210-663-1197. Booth space is limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

World Diabetes Day Event

Grab the blue ring for World Diabetes Day 2022 will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Cass County Carousel. The free event features carousel rides, meet and greet mascot HOPE, diabetes’ best friend, hot popcorn and more. The free event is organized to remind the seriousness of this disease which has become a global epidemic. Early detection is key to preventing life-changing complications. Those who wear blue for diabetes awareness will receive a free prize. The event is hosted by longtime educator and type 1 diabetic Pam Roller.

Logansport School Board Meeting

The Logansport School Corporation will hold its regular school board meeting at 5:00 p.m., Monday, at the LCSC Administration Building, 2829 George Street. The meeting is a meeting of the Logansport Community School Corporation Board of Directors in public for the purpose of conducting the business of the school corporation. It should not be considered a public community meeting. There will be time for public comments as indicated on the agenda. The topics discussed at this public meeting are matters of a public nature.

Civic Player Auditions

Civic Players of Logansport will hold auditions for “Barefoot in the Park” from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, November 17 and Saturday, November 19 and from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, November 19 at the Civic Players of Logansport building, 1115 Erie Ave., Logansport.

Performances will be at the Historical State Theater at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4.

“Barefoot in the Park” centers on Paul, a young conservative lawyer, who marries the vivacious Corie. Their very passionate relationship turns into comedic discord in a five-story walk-up apartment in New York City.

Lunch at Christ Church

Church of Christ, 2347 Burlington Ave., is hosting a community luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, November 17. The menu includes pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, drinks and desserts.

Veterans Union Sons Reunion

Camp No. 1 of Orlando A. Somers, Sons of Civil War Union Veterans, will meet at noon, Saturday, November 19, at the South Branch of the Howard County Public Library, 1755 E Center Road, Kokomo. Any descendant of a Union soldier or sailor or anyone with an interest in the Civil War is welcome to attend. For more information visit

Anoka UMC Breakfast

Anoka United Methodist Church will host a community breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 19. The menu includes homemade cookies and homemade sausage gravy, eggs, sausage, pancakes, French toast, juice, milk and coffee. Free will donation with all proceeds going to families in need for the holidays.

Cleaning up St. John’s Cemetery

The St. John’s Cemetery Association is hosting a fall cleanup at St. John’s Cemetery at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 19. Decorations that wish to be kept must be removed before this time. All remaining decorations will be retired on November 19. The next holiday and winter decorations can be placed from November 20. As a reminder, all decorations must be placed on the east side of the tombstones. Questions can be directed to Mike Deitrich at 574-721-0858.

Pulaski Holiday Celebration

A Hometown Holiday Celebration, hosted by the Pulaski County Tribe, is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at Meadow Springs, 8631 S. Hwy 421, Francesville.

Activities include board games, crafts, a creative gift-wrapping contest, craft workshops, group photos, horse and buggy rides, live demonstrations, musical treats, the appearance of Santa Claus, s’mores and anecdotes. Meadow Springs Manor will once again offer brunch with the Grinch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and homemade lunch options from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors will be there for holiday shopping.

The PCT is seeking donations of treats and snacks for its musical treat game. It will support the Winamac and West Central School Food Programs to provide meals to needy children on weekends and holidays and support PCT-led positive projects for Pulaski County. Contact Diana Day at [email protected] or 574-229-0277. The PCT is also looking for volunteers to help set up and clean up craft activities. Call or text 574-946-4772.

Twelve Mile Craft Fair

The 2022 Twelve Mile Country Christmas Craft Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 3 at the Twelve Mile Community Building. Artisan, craft and artisan vendors will be on site. Food will be available at the Firehouse Cafe.

Carousel to host the Winter Fest

The Cass County Dentzel Carousel will host Winter Fest from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, December 4. The event includes free carousel rides, free horse and wagon rides from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., free cookies and punch while supplies last, and free face paint.

Santa Claus should arrive at 2 p.m. The event also features the Logansport dance team, superheroes, railroad readings from 1 to 4 p.m., craft vendors and a raffle table.

Bereavement support group

The Grief Share Grief Recovery Seminar and Support Group meets at Cross-Wind United Methodist Church from 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday through December 7. The church is located at 616 Indiana Hwy 25. Grief Share features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is this normal? “, “The challenges of grief”, “Grief and your relationships”, “Why” and “Guilt and anger” and more. For more information, call Deb Rhodes at 574-721-4652 or Cross-Wind UMC at 574-753-4872, or register at www.

Hunters invited to donate deer

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry is asking hunters across the state to help feed needy Hoosiers this deer season. Farmers, hunters and 4-H members donate deer and livestock to their “Meat” The Need program. Donations are then processed at participating local meat processors and the meat is distributed to hunger relief agencies within the community to which it was donated. Hunters who wish to contribute can bring field-trained deer to one of the many participating butchers in the area and notify the butcher of their intention to donate. For a list of participating meat processors, visit


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