The Washington Times-Herald

September 26, 2013

Thursday's Area Briefs

The Washington Times-Herald

---- — Flu shots being offered in October

The Daviess County Health Department will offer flu shots and immunizations for children younger than 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dr. Holsopple’s office; from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 18 at Country Health Clinic on Cannelburg Road; and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 29 at Odon Community Building. They are able to provide vaccinations to those who have Sagamore, Cigna, Medicaid and Medicare.

Children who have no health insurance or if insurance does not cover vaccines may still obtain the vaccines at the Health Department. There is an administration fee of $8 per shot if you have no insurance.

One may call the Health Department and schedule your child for his/her immunizations. Immunizations are done daily at the Health Department. Call 254-8666 to schedule your child’s immunizations.

Flu shots are now available at the Daviess County Health Department for adults. Call the Daviess County Health Department if you would like to schedule an appointment to receive a flu shot at 254-8666.

Chili supper at St. John’s Church

St. John’s Lutheran Church of Loogootee will host its annual chili day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The menu consists of homemade chili soup, chicken noodle soup, sandwiches, salads, coffee, tea, lemonade and desserts.

Hunting workshop offered in Winslow

A free waterfowl hunting workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Sugar Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area in Winslow and will focus on Canada geese. Registration is required by calling 789-2724.

All ages are welcome. Form more information, call Adam Phelps at 334-1137.

Blessing of the Animals on Oct. 5

St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 509 E. Walnut St. Animals must be under control and suitable restraints.

Monetary donations will be accepted for sponsoring adoptions at the Animal Shelter.

Safety Night Out coming soon

Washington police department along with the Daviess County sheriff’s department, Indiana State Police, conservation officers, National Guard, Washington fire department, Washington city utilities, REMC and Southwest Medical will host a Safety Night Out from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington’s Eastside Park.

There will be demonstrations by the police K-9, sheriff’s dive team, E.R.T. and utilities. Children are encouraged to bring their bicycles for registration and to take park in the kid’s course.

The fire department will have its Kids Combat Challenge and law enforcement will offer DNA testing.

A drug toss area will also be available to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medication, needles or inhalers. Hot dogs, chips, drinks and treat bags will be provided.

The main entrance to the park will be closed so enter the park at the back entrance off of N.E.21st St.

For more information, contact the Washington Police Department at 254-4410.

Connections to meet in Vincennes

Thee Vincennes Area Women’s Connection will meet Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Family Life Center, Fourth and Locust streets, Vincennes.

There will be a silent auction and Shelby Quarterman will entertain the group with her musical selections. Barbara Brocker, from Indianapolis, will speak on “Life’s Stages and the Roles We Play.”

Price is $11 inclusive for the meal and program. Reservations and cancellations may be made preferably by Oct. 1. Call Kay (618) 943-2198 (email: or Sondra 882-1978.