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September 20, 2012

Junior Ranger Night at Park

Area Briefs for Thursday

VINCENNES — Join the staff and volunteers of George Rogers Clark National Historical Park for a special Junior Ranger event as they explore the night sky. The finale of the GRCNHP Summer Junior Ranger Series in titled “Astronomy Night.” The event will take place at the GRCNHP Visitor Center at 401 S. Second St., Vincennes, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

City offices closed Friday

To allow the city of Washington employees to attend the funeral service of co-worker and dear friend Building Commissioner Chris Wimmenauer, all offices and departments of the city will close from 10 a.m. to noon Friday. The fire and police departments will remain open and staffed.  Out of respect for Chris and his family. the Building Commissioner’s Office will be closed the entire day on Friday.

SAFS program  scheduled

Wills, POA’s and Health Care Directives will be presented at Senior and Family Services, 211 E. Main Street, Washington, on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 10:30 a.m.

This free one-hour program is open to the public. End of life decisions can be difficult to navigate without a proper understanding of how complicated legal documents can be used.

 This presentation will walk you through commonly-used documents that are helpful for making difficult end of life decisions.

The presenter is attorney–at-law Grant Swartzentruber. He practices law at the firm of Hayes, Dant and  Swartzentruber, LLC. He currently serves as the Daviess County attorney. Light refreshments will be served and there will be time for questions and answers following the presentation.

Senior Seminars are offered the last Thursday of each month through November.  Each month focuses on a different topic:  October, Tara Brower of Edward Jones Investments will speak on “Defining Your Legacy” and November’s topic is Medicare.  For more information call Senior and Family Services at 254-1881.

E-Book clinic at library

The Washington Carnegie Public Library, 300 W. Main St., will offer an update on its e-book collection and how to use e-readers. The session will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 27. Call the library at 254-4586 for more details.

Koenig Benefit on Saturday

There will be a benefit dinner and raffle for Eric Koenig beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at the French Club, 322 Lawton St., Bicknell. Koenig is a volunteer firefighter with the Bicknell Fire Dept. and was injured during a vehicle fire on Aug. 3. All proceeds will go to help with medical expenses.

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