The Washington Times-Herald

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September 26, 2013

Thursday's Area Briefs

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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: kgh85@frontier.com) or Sondra 882-1978.

 

 

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