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Published: September 2, 2014
By: Mary Perren, WKVI
Indiana University Health LaPorte VNA is offering flu and pneumonia shots at a walk-in clinic in Hamlet. Starting today the vaccines are available to people ages 65 and older at IU Health VNA, located at 5595 County Road 600 North in Hamlet. Medicare Part B covers the shots, or participants may pay with cash or check.
The high-dose formula flu shot costs $45, and the pneumonia shot costs $65. The clinic is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shots will be offered to those ages 5 and older starting Sept. 22. They may pay with cash or check. Regular dose flu shots cost $25 each, and pneumonia shots cost $65. The vaccines will be offered while supplies last. Call 219-871-8100 for more information.
Published: August 26, 2014
By: Anita Goodan, WKVI
The Moving Starke County Forward organization’s Another Step Forward walking challenge is drawing to a close.
If you are taking part in the challenge, officials ask that you turn in your steps so they can be added to the grand total. Walking, biking, running and swimming all count toward the total. Send in your statistics to email@example.com.
Steps count all the way through Sept. 1. The final totals need to be turned in by Sept. 5. Those who turned in the highest amount of steps will receive prizes. Those will be handed out during the WoodStarke program on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Wythogan Park in Knox.
Eighty-five people are participating in this year’s event.
North Judson Volunteer Fire Dept. 8th Annual Firehouse Run, Motorcycle Group Ride/Poker Run
Sign Up 1 PM Central Time/ Ride leaves 2 PM Central Time
$25 Single/$35 Couple
Includes T-shirt, Ride & Entry for music following the ride.
!!!!!Firehouse Run T-shirts are Back!!!!!
When: September 6th
Where: San Pierre Fire Department
Price: $10 per ticket
AYCE Perch, with Coleslaw, and Potato Salad, drinks and a bake sale!
Don't like fish? Live too far? No worries!!! We accept donations! Our club is looking to buy new equipment as well as ammo so we can expand our disciplines this year! Come on out and support the youth of Starke County!!!
All profits will go towards equipment for all disciplines to better able serve the children of our communities. Tickets may be bought from any shooting sports member or leader, or at Bass Lake Fingerhut Bakery.
I posted earlier that the American Legion is beginning to gather names to be added to the North Judson War Memorial Drinking Fountain. If you have the name of someone who has lived in North Judson for ten (10) consecutive years that you wish to have added, you can email the information to:
When you submit a name please include the rank they had when they left the military, branch served, years in service/wars, and any special commendations they received.
Computer Classes at Purdue Extension of Pulaski County Learning Lab will be starting up again soon.
The following classes will be offered at either 1-3 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Eastern time, at the County Building in Winamac. Cost of the classes is $30 each and you can sign up by calling 574-946-3412.
Basic Word – September 2nd & 4th OR October 27th & 28th
Getting Started With Computers – September 9th, 10th, & 11th.
Intermediate Excel – September 16th & 18th OR October 22nd & 23rd
Intermediate Word – September 22nd & 25th
EBay (Free Class) – September 30th (6 to 8 p.m. only)
Basic Excel – October 1st & 2nd
Power Point – October 6th & 7th
Publisher – October 8th & 9th
Indiana University Health Starke Hospital has a free Diabetic Support Group meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month. The meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. in the hospital’s conference room, and usually last an hour. Everyone with diabetes or pre-diabetes is invited to meet and participate.
Bring your questions.
Bass Lake Festival
Festival meetings will be on the fourth Saturday of each month and are held at various locations of Bass Lake Festival supporters. Check Bass Lake Festival for information about their next meeting.
12 step, open meeting Mondays at 500 Lane Street, North Judson, Indiana (Brick building on the corner of Lane and Sycamore Street) for more information call Dan @ 219-808-3694
Second Monday of each month November through July, 5:30 p.m. in the lower level of the North Judson-Wayne Township Library.
North Judson Mint Festival
Third Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., in the lower level of the North Judson-Wayne Township Library.
Retired Ford Employees Breakfast
First Monday of every month at 9:00 a.m. CT at Richard's Restaurant in Toto
Starke County Commissioners
The Starke County Commissioners meet on the first and third Mondays of every month. On the first Monday of the month, the meeting convenes at 9:00 a.m. and on the third Monday of the month, the meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the Commissioners Meeting Room in the Starke County Annex Building in Knox.
Yellowstone Trail Festival, Hamlet
Second Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., at the Catholic Church in Hamlet.