The Greentown Grapevine – 1999-09, 06:09 - Page 1
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September 1999 Grapevine Volume 6, Issue 9 " a paper for the people" Greentown Primed for. Pump Fest I I " Let ' s Meet at t he Pump n * PUMP FEST. The first annual Greentown Pump Fest, to be Saturday, September 18, is shaping up to be an outstanding event. Starting with a theme inspired by the Town F'ump which once was on the northwest comer of the main intersection in town, features have been included around - the word " pump". There will be a working pump in the street where visitors can reminisce the days when all household water was . supplied from that source and the young can try their hand at drawing water by pumping. Some members of Eastern High School's football team will demonstrate " pumping iron". Dinner music fiom 4: OO to 7: OO will be provided by means of a pump organ. There will be a display of " Greentown is Still Pumping" featuring the scientific work presently being done to assure a safe and adequate water supply for residents of Greentown. An art show will feature work involving. pumps. Wendell Lange will have a display of small engines, many of which were used to power pumps. In addition to these specialized features, there will be food, crafts, flea market, children's activities, entertainment, a pie baking contest and auction, a drawing for many prizes, yard sales, and an exhibit on Greentown Glass. The Pump Fest is sponsored by the Greentown Main Street Association to raise money € or their projects and " To provide a community activity which will enhance the quality of life for residents of Greentown and the surrounding community". Hours are 9: OO a. m. to 6: OO p. m. The fest will be on Meridian Street directly north of the stoplight in Greentown. In case of rain, it wdl be held in the new Lions 4- H Pavilion at the fairgrounds. Firemen Collect for MDA Members of the Greentown Volunteer Fire Co. accepted donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on August 21 and 22. The total amount collected was $ 4,063.47. In the photo above, Jerry Myers and Danielle Minnich accept a donation. Photo by R. Jenkins How High? How Low? As construction workers5egan work on the Eastern High School auditorium, they first dug a hole 15' deep for the orchestra pit. They now are preparing to pour two 65' high c6ncrete towers on which a steel beam will be placed. This will be part of the fly tower. A fly tower serves as a storage facility for scenery, staging equipment, and the conced shell. Photo by R. Jenkins Only Moderate Interest Shown for Seats on Town Council As of August 3 1,1999, only 8 people One council member is elected from had filed to be candidates for the 6 seats each of five wards, plus a clerk-on the Greentown Town Council. They treasurer. As more than one Democrat were Ward 1: James A. Harris - Dem. candidate from Ward 1 and Ward 5 Brad A. Chaplin - Dem. Ward 2: Roger have filed, a Town Convention for the L. Wolfe - Rep. Ward 3: Michael J. Democrat Party will need to be called to Hendrix - Dem. Ward 4: Robert voteonwhichcandidatewillappearon Armstrong - Dem. Ward 5: Todd A. fhe ballot on Nov. 2. Everling - Dem. and Donald G. Flook - All registered voters within the Town Dem. ClerWTreasurer: Barbara of Greentown are eligible to vote for all Middleton - Rep. Deadline for filing is six seats, regardless of which ward they noon September 1. live in.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1999-09, 06:09|
|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: Greentown Primed for Pumpfest; Firemen COllect for MDA; Only Moderate Interest Shown for Seats on Town Council; How High? How Low?
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, September 1999, Volume 06, Issue 09|
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