MAYOR SALLY HUTTON
PROCLAIMS NOVEMBER 22, 2013
“HONORING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY”
Richmond, IN — On Friday, November 22, 2013, mayors across the country will participate in local events, issue proclamations and designate that day as a solemn day of remembrance and reflection as they share what the life and tragic death of President John F. Kennedy meant to them.
Mayor Sally Hutton is pleased to join with the United States Conference of Mayors and participate in this commemoration. On this day, Mayor Hutton asks for each of us to think about what we have done to help someone else. Mayor Hutton urges area churches to participate and ring their church bells at 12:15 p.m. and then for the entire city to observe a moment of silence at 12:30 p.m.
In the words of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, “As the eyes of the world are turning to Dallas in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the assassination, I am asking my fellow American mayors to get together to salute the life and legacy of a great President – President Kennedy”.
Information submitted by John Passmore, 20 year Veteran, retired Army
If you are a veteran and would like to know which restaurants are honoring you this year, check out the list below. It is recommended that you call the restaurant or go to their website if you have any questions. At GoWayneCounty.com, we want to thank you for your service.
Applebees – Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.
Champps — On Monday, Nov. 11, Champps will offer a free handcrafted burger with waffle fries to veterans and active duty military.
Chili’s – Veterans and active duty can get a free entrée all day from a special limited menu on Monday, Nov. 11.
Cheeseburger in Paradise – Veterans and military personnel receive a free All American Burger with fries on Monday, Nov. 11 with the beverage purchase of $1.99.
Denny’s — Active, inactive and retired military personnel can get free all you can eat pancakes on Veterans Day nationwide.
Friendly’s – Veterans and active military receive a free Big Two Do Breakfast and coffee on Monday, Nov. 11.
Golden Corral – Golden Corral is offering a free dinner on Monday Nov. 11, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.
Hooters –Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal on Monday, Nov. 11.
Krispy Kreme – Krispy Kreme stores are offering a free doughnut and small coffee on Monday, Nov. 11 when presenting a military ID or wearing a uniform.
Little Caesars – Veterans and active military members get a free order of Crazy Bread on Monday, Nov. 11.
Max and Erma’s – On Monday, Nov. 11, participating Max & Erma’s locations are saluting veterans and active military personnel with a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo meal.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – On Sunday, November 10, participating McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants will offer a complimentary entree to vets from a special menu.
O’Charley’s – Veterans and active duty servicemembers get a complimentary meal from a limited menu on Monday, Nov. 11.
Olive Garden – On Monday, Nov. 11, all veterans and current servicemembers get a free meal from a limited menu. Family dining with them will also receive 10% off their meal.
Red Robin – Veterans and active duty military get a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries on Monday, Nov. 11.
Shoney’s — Shoney’s will be offering a free All-American Burger to veterans and active duty servicemembers on Monday, Nov. 11.
Sizzler – Sizzler is offering active duty and retired military members a free lunch from a limited menu on Monday, Nov. 11 until 4 p.m.
Texas Roadhouse – Texas Roadhouse locations nationwide will offer veterans a free lunch on Monday, Nov. 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Offer is good for active duty, retired or former U.S. military.
TGIFridays – Veterans and active duty military get a free lunch from a select menu on Monday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
HYPE Richmond is thrilled to announce that MTV’s Duncan Penn and Ben Nemtin of The Buried Life will speak at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 11, at Civic Hall Performing Arts Center.
“The Buried Life (TBL) originated in 2006 when four new 20-something’s – Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood, Duncan Penn and Jonnie Penn – set out in an old RV to complete a list of ’100 Things We Want To Do Before We Die,’ and help out strangers along the way to accomplish something on their own lists. In mid-2008, MTV’s Revielle’s Howard T. Owens helped the team check off #53: Make a TV show, by capturing the four in a reality show, in real time with no manipulation and no assistance from MTV, except for cameras rolling.”
Two of the founding members of The Buried Life, Penn and Nemtin, will speak about their experiences traveling the globe, crossing off list items, and asking strangers the question “What do you want to do before you die?”. The discussion will be followed by a meet and great at 8:30 p.m. The cost for the event is $10 in advance and $15 the day of. All ticketing is general admission. Tickets are available online and at Roscoe’s Coffee Bar, Indiana University East Bookstore, Richmond Civic Hall and VanVleet Insurance. For more information, visit gethyperichmond.com/
If you love Halloween and your kids can’t wait to dress up, then you will love that there are two events coming up soon sponsored by the Richmond Parks Department.
The Homerun Haunt is tomorrow afternoon at McBride Stadium, and next Saturday your family can enjoy the annual Halloween Howl at the Tom Raper Center. (See below for more details). And don’t forget this weekend is also the Haunted Museum in Richmond!
SAFETY VILLAGE ANNOUNCES DATE FOR SAFE TRICK OR TREAT EVENT
RICHMOND, IN: Safety Village of Wayne County has announced that October 28th from 5-6:30p as our Safe Trick or Treat Event. Safety Village participants and volunteers will be handing out lots of candy and also teaching helpful safety tips to make sure Halloween is fun and safe for all.
Our gates will open at 5pm and we’ll have a not so scary haunted house, fortune teller, fun Halloween music. Our theme is geared for kids in 3rd grade or younger, but all kids are welcome.
Parents we’ll be teaching some basic tips on safety for the upcoming community trick or treat times in your local community.
Tom Cox, Executive Director for Safety Village says, “This is our biggest one day event during the year and our title sponsor Colorbox organizes a terrific evening with fun and safe information and tons of candy!”
Safety Village of Wayne County educates over 2500 kids annually with a variety of safe education at our site on the Richmond State Hospital campus as well as in the classrooms across Wayne County. Our site was dedicated in the fall of 2003 and is celebrating 10 years all thanks for the Richmond Noon Kiwanis and their leadership.
498 NW 18th St. Richmond, IN 47374 765-935-1230 www.safetyvillagewc.com
Fright Night in the Depot District
InConcert Host’s Annual Fright Night in the Depot District October 25
Richmond, Indiana, October 8, 2013: Come if you dare to InConcert’s Fright Night in the Depot District on October 25. This be will be one hair raising Halloween Party! Come enjoy an all you can eat buffet with monster toes, witch’s brew and a lot more, ghoulish drink’s like Vampire’s Kiss, freakishly great music and frightfully fun scavenger hunt in the Depot District. Bring a team of four to sign up for the Depot District Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win $200.00 in Visa gift cards, bring a carved pumpkin for a chance to win $50.00 and of course, a costume contest, 50/50 raffle and silent auction.
Good Time for a Good Cause InConcert hosts events throughout the year to support more than 13 non-profits, 100% of the ticket sales for Fright Night in the Depot District will be donated to non-profits. Complete details and advance tickets are available online at www.inconcertrichmond.com. Join us for a frightening good time at Fright Night in the Depot District.
What: Fright Night in the Depot District
When: October 25th
Where: 4th Floor Blues Club 923 N E Str. Richmond, Indiana
Cost: $10.00 in advance online www.inconcertrichmond.com or buy at the door $10.00 if in costume, $15.00 if not in costume. (come on…it’s a Halloween party, come dressed up!) 21 and over only. Includes all you can eat buffet.
More Information: Visit www.inconcertrichmond.com
Fright Night in the Depot District Activities:
- Depot District Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt: Register between 8:00 and 8:30, begins at 9pm. Teams of 4, chance to $200.00 in gift cards. Complete details are available online at www.inconcertrichmond.com.
- Carved Pumpkin: Bring carved pumpkin, judging begins at 8:30pm. Chance to win a $50.00 gift card.
- Costume Contest: Judging for scariest, most creative and sexiest. Chance to win a $25.00 gift card for each category.
Come support young entrepreneurs as they sell their “wares” for Daniel Reid Day at the Wayne County Historical Museum this Saturday.
Kids from different schools will be selling things like baked goods, crafts and other fun things while learning about business concepts. So stop in and enjoy this Saturday.
Music On Main Street
In the past the Starr Gennett Music Festival was contained to the Gorge. However this year you will be able to enjoy music and other activities at different venues throughout Richmond, including downtown Main Street.
Starting this Friday there will be live music in front of Veachs in downtown Richmond. Be sure to check out Blackthorn Bards playing Irish and Scotish music at 3:15 p.m. in front of Veach’s with our own GoWayneCounty editor, Jack Humphrey on drums. Other musicians will play from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Main Street in front of Veach’s. This is a family friendly event.
Friday night at 7:30 p.m. you can also see Sweet Honey In The Rock at Goddard Auditorium at Earlham College. Sweet Honey in the Rock performs an adventurous and diverse mixture of blues, African, jazz, gospel and R&B music, with excursions into symphonic and dance theater.
All day Saturday enjoy free music in the Gorge, and Saturday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. you can see Sweet Honey In The Rock again live at Earlham College (call the box office at Earlham for tickets). Read below for events during Music on Main Street this Friday, September 6, 2013:
Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau to host Harold Jones Book Signing. Richmond, Indiana –
Harold Jones, a Richmond, Indiana Native and current drummer for Tony Bennett’s Band, will be signing copies of his new book titled, “Harold Jones – The Singer’s Drummer”.
The public is invited to meet Jones Friday, August 30, 2013 at The Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. His book will be available for purchase at this time. Paperback is $16 and Hardback is $23, Harold Jones was born February 27, 1940 in Richmond, Indiana and lived here until 1958. Jones attended Richmond High School where he was an active member in orchestra, dance band, pep band, marching band and concert band.
While working with saxophonist Paul Winter, they became the first jazz band to play at the White House. The greatest years of his life Jones says, were when he was called in 1967 to fill in for Count Basie’s drummer, lasting for five years. In 1972, Jones won the Down Beat Magazine International Jazz Critics’ Poll for the best new artist.
In 1980 he joined Sarah Vaughan for ten years and toured the world, traveling to Hong Kong, Australia, England and Brazil. Along with Sarah, he played at the White House five times for Nancy Reagan. In addition to playing for Tony Bennett, Jones currently instructs drumming workshops at colleges and universities throughout the country and plays with his 17 piece band, The Bossman at corporate parties and community events. Other noteworthy artists Jones has performed or recorded with include; Diana Krall, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., B.B. King, Quincy Jones, Natalie Cole and many others.
The Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau is located at 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Indiana. For more information call 800-828-8414, 765-935-8687 or VisitRichmond.org