The Wayne County Emergency Management Agency has just updated the list of warming stations, due to the frigid weather for the next few days. The following is a message and list of the Wayne County stations:
Advisory: Warming Stations Available On-Call for Expected Stretch of Frigid Winter Weather
With the onset of continued cold temperatures expected tonight and continuing toward the weekend, we have updated the list of warming stations throughout Wayne County. The following warming stations are on-call to protect citizens who may be without heat in the on-going winter weather.
Warming stations are intended for short-term use and will have minimal accommodations. Persons who intend to utilize the warming stations should call the designated contact prior to arrival. Take your family’s emergency supply kit with you when going to a warming station. Please bring any personal medications that will be required along with personal care items, snacks and items to occupy your time such as books, magazines and electronics.
Genesis of the YWCA
15 South 11th St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Rock Solid Ministries
1024 E. Main St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Contact: David Eales or Helen Manning
Hours Available: T-W-F 9am-2pm
707 So. A St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Hours Available: M-F 9am-12 noon & 1pm-3pm
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, August 16th is National Model Aviation Day. The Hagerstown, IN RC Club is celebrating by hosting a Fun Fly from 11:00 AM- 7:00 PM at the Hagerstown Airport. NMA is a radio control flying day event to teach others about the hobby whether you’re just interested, a new R/C Pilot, or a well-seasoned RC Pilot.
We will have open flying for all AMA members and open racing on our Radio Control car dirt track. There will also be a “tailgate swap meet” so bring anything you want to sell or trade. Free raffle prizes from hobby shops and great kids’ activities including NASA paper rockets and AMA model airplanes.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Food and t-shirts will be available to purchase to help support the Wounded Warrior Project and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County. Food, Flying, Racing and more. Visit our Facebook page at Hagerstown Indiana RC Club for more info or directions to the event. (see flyer below)
Friday, June 27, 2014
Today at the 4H Fair is an exciting day for all the 4H kids who have worked so hard taking care of their animals. It’s the big Auction Day, where kids will sell all types of animals. Get out to the 4H Fair and cheer them on- these are such hard-working and determined kids and deserve our support.
Later today, 7:30 p.m., Corey Cox will provide live entertainment on the Tom Raper RV Free Stage. Corey has quite a following and according to his fan website “Continuing his rapid climb in the country music world in 2012, Corey performed for tens of thousands of fans in the Super Bowl XLVI Village, sang the National Anthem at the Brickyard 400 Nationwide Race and secured a major sponsorship with Coors Banquet beer. Corey has built his name through his relatable lyrics, contagious songs, and energetic live shows – a combination that has attracted a strong and loyal following.” And his fans follow him everywhere! According to Corey- this is what he was meant to do. And he loves it. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to see him perform live–and Free!
We’ll see you at the 4H Fair!
First Bank Richmond is the business sponsor for the day.
If you are interested in registering for the Wayne County 4H Queen competition, you must have your registration in by May 31, 2014. Also, there are some changes in the rules. Please read below for updates.
* IMPORTANT CHANGES **
The Wayne County 4-H Fair Queen Committee has made a recent change concerning the 2014 Queen Contest.
The NEW ages for the queen division will be 16 and older. You must be 16 as of June 1, 2015 to compete in this division.
The new ages will allow more ladies to participate and have the opportunity to obtain the skills for interviewing, stage presence, and public appearances.
KEEP IN MIND….in order to participate at state fair, the Wayne County Queen must be 18 years old by June 1, 2015. The “underage” ladies will have the option to keep the queen status or relinquish the queen status, if chosen prior to the contest. State Fair rules states you can only win your county fair once.
SO…..for example…..you are 16 years old and have the highest points to win the 2014 Queen title. You will have chosen prior to the contest, that if you were chosen, that you would:
- Keep the title, however know you are not old enough to compete at State Fair. You would also know that you cannot compete for the Wayne County Fair Queen in the future, or
- Relinquish the queen title and obtain an alternate title. You would then be able to compete in future contest and attend State Fair, if age appropriate.
This can be confusing. So please call or text 914.6771 or email at email@example.com with questions, comments or concerns.
Deadline to register is May 31st. Sponsorship fee will be $50. Orientation is this Sunday, May 18th at 2pm at the First Friends Church on Chester Blvd (next to Friends Fellowship). First queen workshop is Tuesday, June 3rd from 6:30-8pm at Lingle Hall at Reid Hospital.
Other age divisions:
- Juniors – ages 7, 8, 9
- PreTeens – ages 10, 11, 12
- Teens – ages 13, 14, 15
- Queens – ages 16 to 21
There are several opportunities for yummy foods, eggs hunts and other Easter fun. Check out the GoWayneCounty.com calendar to see what’s “hoppening” this weekend.
Submitted by Mary Ann Butters
Need a job . . . or a better job?
- Thursday, July 18 — Richmond City Administration Building, 50 North 5th Street.
- Tuesday, July 30 — Golay Center in Cambridge City, 1007 East Main Street.
- Thursday, Aug. 8 — Centerville Christian Family Center, 106 East Main Street.
- Tuesday, Aug. 13 — The Meeting Place, 11 East Main Street, Hagerstown.
***Pass this information on to anyone you know who needs a job. And remember to dress for the job you want- not the job you have, and bring your polished resume to wow businesses. Also, if you are signed up with Work One you can get help preparing your resume for this event. The information on your resume will also help you to fill out an application while you are there. Good luck!