The Greentown Grapevine – 1997-09, 04:09 - Page 1
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Greentown Main Street Assn. to Host Festival and Raffle by Andy Marsh On Saturday, September 13, the Greentown Main'Street Association will host a hog roast and Fall Festival on North Meridian Street fiom 4 to 8 p. m. Free entertainment will be provided by local individuals and groups, taking place throughout the event. For those with a sweet tooth, there will be a cake walk. Face painting will be available for the kids. Barton's Catering will be providing the food. Meal tickets are being pre- sold and may be purchased after September 1 from any member of the Greentown Main Street Association, or at the Greentown Edward Jones office. There will also be merchandise including afghans available from the Greentown Sesquicentennial Committee. FOR THE FIRST TIME, sesquicentennial T- shirts will be for sale. A raffle will be held with the Grand Prize being $ 500 worth of gift certiticates which may be used at any of over 20 supporting local businesses. The money raised fiom the Festival and Raffle will be used to support the Greentown Main Street Assn., which was formed about a year ago in order to foster re- vitalization in downtown Greentown as well as promote the community of Greentown in general. ~ Bus Trips . for Seniors Cass County Senior Center offers bus service for rural Howard County residents, including Grreentown on Fridays. It can be used for a variety of purposes such as doctor, grocery, pharmacy, hair appointments, lunch or shopping. Riders can be picked up at their home ifthey wish. Donations are accepted. Call 1- 800- 409- 6503. expressed her appreciation to the Gerstorffs for allowing the passage of the house through their property. It first appeared that Bowling might be able to pull the house With his Bobcat, a " David and Goliath" vision to one by- stander. The slight grade to the land and softness of the sod stopped progress for a time. A truck was bought in, but it could not budge the trailer. The cavalry to the rescue proved to be a Newholland tractor from Greentown Equipment piloted by Jerry Myers. Carefbl maneuvering and the temporary removal of a few stre@ signs found the house at its new address by mid- day. Merrill Shrock rode the roof and guided overhead lines down the length of the roof as the house slowly moved forward. The Bowlings, who live in Kokomo, plan to rent the house. Second Chance to Hear,- and Be Heard Poor attendance at the August 7 Public Hearing caused the rescheduling of the meeting for THURSDAY, AUGUST 28 AT 7: OO P. M. IN THE GREEENTOWN CITY BUILDING, 112 N. MERIDIAN. All except one Town Council member attended; however the only member of the public was Rachel Jenkins, citizen and reporter for the Grapevine. The grant is to be for the study of the downtown streetscape and development of a design plan and recommeiding of appropriate improvements. The purpose of the public hearing is to provide citizens the opportunity to express their views. According to Jane Howey, grant writer, the meeting is not limited to residents within the town limits. The process will effect more than just those within the town boundaries. Howey indicated that approval of the grant is more likely if there is strong community support for the process.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1997-09, 04:09|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
|Technical Metadata||Digital images captured by Imaging Office Systems 2008|
|Local Item ID||Greentown History Center – newspaper collection|
|Usage Statement||The Greentown Area Residential Association has granted permission to the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library and the Greentown Historical Society to copy any and all issues of the Greentown Grapevine. Permission granted to view and print items from this digital collection for personal use, study, research, or classroom teaching.|
|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: "Peters House" Takes a Ride; Second HCance to Hear and Be Heard; Greentown Main Street Ass. to Host Festival and Raffle; Bus Trip for Seniors
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, September 1997, Volume 04, Issue 09|
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