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Bulletin Board, Feb. 17, 2013

A list of local meetings, fundraisers, and recreational and volunteer opportunities in Elkhart County.
Posted on Feb. 16, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Feb. 16, 2013 at 9:42 a.m.

MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous meets morning, noon and evening daily in Goshen, Osceola, Bristol, Union, Mich., and Elkhart. The Central Service Elkhart area office is at 949 Middlebury St. Information: 295-8188.

After Images art counseling program provides an opportunity for individuals to explore grief issues through the use of art and drawing. By appointment only at 22579 Old U.S. 20 E. Information and registration: Greg Suderman at 264-3321 or 800-413-9083.

MONDAY

Divorce Care for adults and children meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at Crossroads Community Church, 57415 Alpha Drive, Goshen. Information: Donita Johnson at 848-0891.

Elkhart Rotary Club meets at noon Mondays at the Matterhorn, 2041 Cassopolis St. Information: Tom Shoff at 293-5530 or tom@shoff.com.

Elkhart Youth Community Choir, 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Deliverance Church of God in Christ, 1305 Benham Ave. Any child 8 and older is welcome.

Emotions Anonymous meets at 6:15 p.m. Mondays at Elkhart General Hospital, Room 2.

Healing Pathways domestic violence support group for women, 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays at the YWCA North Central Indiana Elkhart office, 23426 U.S. 33. Information: 830-5073 or www.ywcancin.org.

Next Step Singles, a place for Christian singles ages 25 and older, meets every Monday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Crossroads North Campus, 3322 Middlebury St. Information: 875-4479 or www.mycrossroadscommunity.com.

Ryan’s Place, a center for grieving children, teens and families, meets at 6:30 p.m. every other Monday at Goshen City Church of the Brethren, 203 N. Fifth St., Goshen. Information: 535-1000.

TOPS, a weight-loss support group, 5:30 p.m. Mondays at 400 W. Mishawaka Road, Elkhart. Information: 674-1559.

Tyrian Lodge 718, 301 S. Fifth St., Goshen, fellowship meeting every Monday. Dinner at 6 p.m., EA Degree meeting at 7 p.m. Information: James Robinson at jimrob@gmail.com.

Woodlawn Nature Center, 604 Woodlawn Ave., hosts Yoga with Jess Stevens, Mondays at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $12/session. Monthly rates available.

Zumba classes, at 5:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the COA Lowe Center, 60525 Decatur Road, Cassopolis, Mich. Cost: $5/class or $20/month.

Heartland Quilters, 9 to 9:30 a.m. (social time); meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. the first and third Mondays of each month at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 3300 Benham Ave. Information: 226-5810 or 291-5111.

Monthly Resilience Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. the third Monday of each month at 22579 Old U.S. 20 for individuals who have completed a Living With Loss group. Information and registration: Greg Suderman at 264-3321 or 800-413-9083.

Ribbon of Hope Caregiver’s Cancer Support Group, 5:30 to 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at Elkhart General Hospital. Information: Ribbon of Hope at 389-7379.

Siblings for Life, 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the Elkhart YMCA, 200 E. Jackson Blvd. Support group for adult siblings of developmentally challenged individuals. Information: Aaron or Kristy at 522-0494.

The Elkhart County NAACP youth council, 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at St. James AME Church, 122 Dr. King Drive. Youths younger than 21 may participate to advance the rights of minorities. Information: 264-5675.

TUESDAY

Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Crossroads Community Church, C.R. 17 and C.R. 18. It is a 12-step program using God’s healing power to recover from hurts, habits and hangups. Questions: Dave at 260-463-6914.

Elkhart Breakfast Optimist Club, 6:45 a.m. Tuesdays at Pumpernickel’s, 500 S. Main St.

Elkhart Exchange Club, noon Tuesdays at Christiana Creek Country Club, 116 W. Bristol St. Information: Steve at 293-3461 (days) or 848-4378 (evenings).

Elkhart Knitting Group, from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Elkhart Public Library. All knitters of any experience welcome. Information: 295-7839.

Elkhart Noon Kiwanis Club, noon Tuesdays at Matterhorn Banquet & Conference Center, 2041 Cassopolis St. Information: Pat McCauley at 536-7660.

FOE 395 Aerie, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at 225 W. Marion St. Information: 294-6007.

The Harvest Basket Food Program, from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at First Brethren Church of Elkhart, 24197 C.R. 16 E. For those 60 and older, disabled or victims of a catastrophic illness. Information: Shelley at 304-2749.

Healing Pathways domestic violence support group, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the YWCA North Central Indiana Elkhart office, 23426 U.S. 33. Information: 830-5073.

Maple City Toastmasters, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Goshen Chamber of Commerce, 232 S. Main St., Goshen. Information: Timothy Loutzenhiser at 862-1962 or 9642.toastmastersclubs.com.

Nappanee Noon Kiwanis Club, noon Tuesdays at DalMar Catering, 159 E. Lincoln St., Nappanee. Information: Beverly Fales at 773-7876.

TOPS a weight-loss support group, 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 1200 N. Michigan St., Elkhart. Information: 674-8714.

TOPS a weight-loss support group, 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays at 4206 E. Bristol St., Elkhart. Information: 333-2959.

The Elkhart Community Lions Club, 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Greenleaf Living Center, 1201 W. Beardsley Ave. Information: 269-641-5203.

Starlight Chapter 181, Order of the Eastern Star, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Elkhart Masonic Lodge, 931 Industrial Parkway.

Elkhart Central High School class of 1981, 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at Harrison Landing, 600 S. Main St. An informal gathering of “Burgers, Beers and Blazers”.

Elkhart High School class of 1939, 9 a.m. breakfast the third Tuesday of each month at Mayberry Cafe, 736 Middleton Run Road. All class members and guests are welcome.

Michiana Writers Workshop, 7 to 9 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the St. Joseph County Public Library River Park Branch, 2022 W. Mishawaka Ave., South Bend. Information: Ed Kolaczyk at 287-3977.

Second Chance Small Dog Rescue, 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Hunter’s Place, 2703 S. Main St. Board of directors meeting. Information: 262-9294.

WEDNESDAY

A cancer support group 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Beulah Missionary Church, 57595 Old C.R. 17, Goshen. For cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Information: 875-6537.

Elkhart Evening Optimist Club, 7 p.m. every Wednesday in the restaurant at Signature Bowling Lanes, 1180 Fremont Court. Information: Cheryl at 534-3877.

Elkhart Lions Club, noon Wednesdays at Christiana Creek Country Club, 116 W. Bristol St.

Family/Community Resource Network, 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Quarterly meetings to share information about local agencies, programs and current topics. Information: sherr@elkhart.k12.in.us.

An aphasia support group, 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the Heritage Room at IU Goshen Health Hospital, 200 High Park Ave. Information: Anna Beachy at 221-9200 or Beach_swan1@hotmail.com.

Elkhart High School class of 1937, 9 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Mayberry Cafe, 736 Middleton Run Road.

Elkhart High School class of 1958, 11 a.m. brunch third Wednesday of each month at Perkins Restaurant, 107 Northpointe Blvd., Elkhart.

UAW Area 2 Retirees, 9 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Golden Egg Pancake House, 3421 Plaza Court.

THURSDAY

Domestic violence support group for women who have been victims of abuse, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Information and location of the meeting: Beth Floyd at Victim Assistance Services, 523-2237.

The Elkhart County Genealogical Society, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at First Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Beardsley Ave. Use the East entrance.

The Elkhart Local Food Alliance, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Roosevelt Center, 215 E. Indiana Ave. A weekly 4-H gardening club. Information: Nicole at 536-0225 or nicolebauman@gmail.com.

The Elkhart Luncheon Optimist Club, noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at Pumpernickel’s Restaurant, 500 S. Main St. Information: Linda at 269-699-9148.

Elkhart Morning Rotary Club, 7 a.m. Thursdays at McCarthy’s on the Riverwalk, 333 NIBCO Parkway. Information: Charles Stutsman at 226-1805.

Healthy Healing, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the YWCA North Central Indiana Elkhart office, 23426 U.S. 33. A class on healthy coping strategies for domestic violence survivors. Information call 830-5073.

Noon Optimist Club, noon Thursdays at the Christiana Creek Country Club, 116 W. Bristol St. Information: Lori Snyder at 522-7100.

TOPS, a weight-loss support group, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at 831 W. Marion St., Elkhart. Information: 522-2588.

Woodlawn Nature Center, 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at 604 Woodlawn Ave., Elkhart. Yoga with Jess Stevens. Cost: $12/session, monthly rates available.

Youth Action Committee Junior Optimists Club, 7 p.m. Thursdays on the second floor of the Elkhart train station, 131 Tyler Ave. Youth ages 14 to 18. Information: Brian or Aaron at 295-8727.

Dunlap Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month. Information: 875-8468.

The Elkhart County Shrine Club, the third Thursday of each month at Kane Lodge, 931 Industrial Parkway. Information: Bob Hodgson at 848-4106.

Elkhart High School class of 1946, 9 a.m. breakfast meeting the third Thursday of each month at Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery, 107 Northpointe Blvd.

Informal asperger/autism conversation night, 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at Starbucks in Martin’s Super Market, 1527 Bashor Road, Goshen. Information: Christine Guth at 534-2718 or christine@adnetonline.orgwww.sauktown.com/Michiana;http://www.sauktown.com/Michiana[URL].

The Parrot Heads in Michiana, 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 at Hacienda Restaurant, 100 Center, Mishawaka. Information: Carey Bert at 320-2957 or cber1202@aol.com.

Next Step Brunch Group meets at 12:45 p.m. the third Sunday of each month. Meeting takes place at a different restaurant each month. Information: 875-4479 or [/URL]www.mycrossroadscommunity.com;.

FUNDRAISERS

Carson’s Community Days, a fundraising event for nonprofits, groups and schools. Coupon booklets are available for groups to sellwww.communitydayevent.com;http://www.communitydayevent.com.

Centerplate at Notre Dame is looking to assist nonprofit groups interested in raising funds, with no upfront costs. Groups can raise funds by working concessions during Notre Dame athletic and special events. Interested groups will be placed on a waiting list for the 2013 Notre Dame football season. Information: Chris Hack at 631-6848 or centerplate.notredame@gmail.com.

FRIDAY

American Legion Post 143, 905 Maple St., Bristol. Fish fry, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Cost: $7. Band from 7 to 11 p.m. Proceeds go to the veterans home and VA hospital.

American Legion Post 308, 122 Lincolnway E., Osceola. All-you-can-eat dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Cost: $7. Other menu items available. Live band, 8 p.m. to midnight. Information: 674-6712.

DAV Chapter 15, 708 W. Pike St., Goshen. Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m.www.facebook.com/SupportForMarkGannon;http://www.facebook.com/SupportForMarkGannon[URL].

Middlebury Police Department, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday, Feb. 23 at American Legion Post 210, 103 York Drive.

POSSE, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 “Have a Taste of History” cake pop fundraiser at the Elkhart County Historical Museum, 304 W. Vistula St., Bristol. Information: The museum at 848-4322 or [/URL]www.elkhartcountyhistory.org;http://www.elkhartcountyhistory.org[URL].

Penn High School Booster Club Texas hold ’em Tournament, 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Juday Creek Golf Course. Buy in: $30. Information and registration: Stacy Suski at 532-8682 or litedriver@att.net. The golf course is at 14770 Lindy Drive, Granger.

SUNDAY

American Legion 365 on U.S. 12 E., Edwardsburg, Mich. Sunday morning breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon. Full menu. Proceeds benefit SAL veterans projects.

RECREATION

Tai chi classes, 11 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday at Front Street Crossing. Cost: $20/month. Information: 269-445-8110 or 800-323-0390 or [/URL]www.casscoa.org;[URL]. The building is at 227 S. Front St., Dowagiac, Mich.

Yoga and Zumba classes, Ray of Light Holistic Health is now offering classes at their new location, The Studio, 124 S. Main St., Elkhart. A grand opening celebration is March 15-17. Information and schedule: 214-6760 or [/URL]www.soakupthelight.net;http://www.soakupthelight.net.

Monday

Bingo, 7 p.m. Mondays at Elkhart Moose, 1500 C.R. 6 W. Open to members and guests. Information: 264-1522.

Public bingo, 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Elks 798, 220 N. Main St., Goshen. Information: 533-5230.

Ballroom dance classes, 7:55 to 8:55 p.m. Mondays. Rhythm class, cha cha, salsa, rumba and hustle. $5 fee for each person. Information: Robin Reveal at 389-7878, ext. 206.

Ballroom dance classes Mondays at Studebaker Park. Foxtrot, swing, cha cha, rumba, tango and more. Beginners, 6 p.m.; intermediate class, 8 p.m. Cost: $60/couple for six weeks or $15/session. Information: Kay Teal at 295-7275.

DAV Chapter 19, 1205 Middleton Run Road, Elkhart

Ÿ Texas hold ‘em at 6:30 p.m. Mondays. $20 buy-ins.

Ÿ Raffles at 7 p.m. Mondays

Euchre, 7 p.m. Mondays at American Legion Post 365, U.S. 12 in Edwardsburg, Mich. Information: 269-663-8888.Y Healthy Living Center, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Call 226-0953

Ÿ 8:15 to 9 a.m. — Master stride

Ÿ 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. — Drums Alive

Ÿ 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. — Chair yoga

Ÿ 11:30 a.m. — Cards

Ÿ 1:30 p.m. — Bingo with Atria

TUESDAY

Bingo, 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays at Elkhart Moose, 1500 C.R. 6 W. Open to members and guests. Information: 264-1522.

Y Healthy Living Center, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Call 226-0953

Ÿ 8:15 to 9 a.m. — Master stride

Ÿ 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. — Silver Sneakers

Ÿ 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. — Senior Drums

Ÿ 1 to 1:30 p.m. — Painting class

WEDNESDAY

Ballroom dance classes, 7:55 to 8:55 p.m. Wednesdays. Rhythm class, cha cha, salsa, rumba and hustle; 8 to 8:55 p.m. smooth class, American waltz, tango, fox trot and Argentine tango. Information: Robin Reveal at 389-7878, ext. 206.

Bike Night, Wednesday nights in the parking lot at Signature Lanes, U.S. 20 Bypass and C.R. 17. Information: 296-1111.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Goshen Elks 798, 220 N. Main St. Information: 533-5230.

Euchre, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at DAV Chapter 19, 1205 Middleton Run Road. Information: 293-0761.

Euchre, DAV Chapter 15, 708 W. Pike St., Goshen.

Euchre, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at VFW Post 88, 1519 W. Bristol St.

Y Healthy Living Center, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Call 226-0953

Ÿ 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. — Chair yoga

Ÿ 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. — Drums Alive

Ÿ 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. — Dance class for singles and couples

Ÿ 1:30 to 3 p.m. — Loom knitting

THURSDAY

Euchre, 1 p.m. Thursdays at Front Street Crossing, 227 S. Front St., Dowagiac, Mich.

Euchre, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Knights of Columbus, 112 E. Lexington Ave. Use rear alley entrance.

Euchre, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Osceola American Legion Post 308, 122 Lincolnway E. Sign in at 6:30 p.m.

Y Healthy Living Center, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Call 226-0953

Ÿ 8:15 to 9 a.m. — Master stride

Ÿ 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. — Silver Sneakers

Ÿ 11:30 a.m. — Dine Around

Ÿ 1 to 2:30 p.m. — Painting class

FRIDAY

Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Fridays at American Legion Post 365, U.S. 12 in Edwardsburg, Mich. Information: 269-663-8888.

Bingo, 6 p.m. Fridays at DAV Chapter 19, 1205 Middleton Run Road. Information: 293-0761.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Fridays at DAV Chapter 15, 708 W. Pike St., Goshen.

Bingo, 7 p.m. Fridays at VFW Post 985, 1201 W. Pike St., Goshen. Supper available from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Sing Along, 11 a.m. Fridays at COA Lowe Center, 60525 Decatur Road, Cassopolis, Mich.

Weekly dances, 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday at Elks Club, 3535 McKinley Highway, South Bend. Lessons one hour prior for $4; dance admission is $9. Must be 21. Information: reniecampoli@juno.com.

Y Healthy Living Center, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Call 226-0953

Ÿ 9 to 10 a.m. — Tai chi

Ÿ 10 to 10:45 a.m. — Senior fitness

Ÿ 1:30 to 3 p.m. — Loom knitting

SATURDAY

Dancing, 8 p.m. to midnight Saturdays at DAV Chapter 19, 1205 Middleton Run Road, dancing and live music.

Euchre, 3 p.m. Saturdays at Brentwood, 3600 E. Bristol St., Elkhart. Information: 262-1626.

Euchre, 2 p.m. Saturdays at American Legion Post 308, 122 Lincolnway E., Osceola.

VOLUNTEERS

An aphasia support group, needs volunteers for meetings at 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the Heritage Room at IU Goshen Health Hospital. Information: Anna Beachy at 221-9200 or Beach_swan1@hotmail.com.

Center for Community Justice needs volunteers to help answer phones, file, set appointments and help with client follow up.

The Center for Healing and Hope needs volunteer physicians, translators, file clerks, greeters, nurses, nurse practitioners, chaplains, registrars and cashiers. Morning and evening hours are needed weekly. Information: 534-4744 or www.chhclinics.org.

The Center for Hospice Care needs volunteers in Elkhart, Kosciusko and LaGrange counties. Registration for winter/spring training starts now. Training dates are from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 21 and 26 at 22579 Old U.S. 20 E., Elkhart. Registration: Valorie Eads at 286-1198 or eadsv@centerforhospice.org.

Child and Parent Services (CAPS) needs volunteers to work as Court Appointed Special Advocateswww.capselkhart.org;http://www.capselkhart.org[URL].

The Council on Aging of Elkhart County needs volunteers to take local seniors to medical, nutritional and well-being appointments.

Elkhart Child Development Center needs volunteers to work in the classroom with toddlers and 2-year-olds on weekday mornings.

The Elkhart County Center for Community Justice needs volunteers to help with building maintenance and groundskeeping, as well as volunteer mediators to work with victims and offenders in a case management role.

Habitat for Humanity in Elkhart County needs volunteers at building sites in Elkhart. No experience is required. Information: 533-6109 or Molly at molly@habitec.com.

Habitat ReStore in Elkhart needs volunteers to help with new home construction. No experience is required. Information: Molly at molly@habitec.com.

Harbor Light Hospice needs volunteers and companion volunteers to spend time with terminally ill patients. No experience is necessary and training is provided. Information: Jamie Rhew at 254-1041.

Heartland Hospice needs volunteer veterans to accompany veteran patients. Information: Christine Cracknell at 304-7193.

Helping Hands Hair Salon at Faith Mission needs volunteers to cut the residents’ hair. Supplies are furnished. Hours are flexible. Current stylists and barbers serve two to three hour shifts once a month. You do not need to be currently licensed. Information: Kathy Burris 875-1044 or bobkatrb@aol.com. Faith Mission is at 801 Benham Ave. in Elkhart.

The Indiana RAP Corps, an AmeriCorps program, needs volunteers for the 2012-13 program year. Information: Rebekah DeLine 234-0191 ext. 33 or rebekah.deline@redcross.org.

The International Student Exchange of Michiana needs volunteers to be host families for the 2013-14 school year. Information: Bill LeFever at 574-679-4697.

LoveWay Inc. needs volunteers to assist with therapeutic horse back-riding classes for special needs students. No experience is required, training is provided. Daytime and evening hours available. Information: Aimee Miller at 825-5666. LoveWay is at 54151 C.R. 33, Middlebury.

Reading Camp at Goshen Elementary Schools needs volunteers to spend one hour each week reading with a child. Training is provided. Information: Michelle Kercher at 535-3086 or mkercher@goshenschools.org.

REAL Services offers many volunteer opportunities for assisting the elderly and disabled. Those interested in learning about upcoming volunteer opportunities can visit [/URL]www.realservices.org;http://www.realservices.org or email volunteer@realservices.org.

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has a volunteer opportunity for every person, skill level and time constraint. Information: 534-0148.

Riverview Adult Day Center needs volunteer activity assistants or to share a hobby. Volunteers can be daily or weekly for all day or half a daywww.wellfieldgardens.org;http://www.wellfieldgardens.org[URL].

Wheelchair Help needs volunteers to help with cleaning and organizing parts, office partition disassembly and working with clients. Information: 295-2230.

The Women’s Care Center needs volunteers to assist with child care during parenting classes from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays and from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays.

Woodlawn Nature Center needs volunteers as national history museum docents, project assistants, editors for the Woodlawn Nature News quarterly newsletter, a sales and marketing manager and program and events staffing. Information: woodlawnnaturecenter@gmail.com or 264-0525.

The YMCA of Elkhart County needs volunteers for indoor soccer and to be coaches and referees, youth mentors, homework helpers, greeters and tour guides. Information: 389-7878 or [/URL]www.ymcaelkhart.com;http://www.ymcaelkhart.com.

Bulletin Board appears each Sunday in The Elkhart Truth. Deadline for submissions to Bulletin Board is 5 p.m. Monday. Notice of events of community interest or fundraising events by nonprofit organizations may be addressed to: Bulletin Board, The Elkhart Truth, P.O. Box 487, Elkhart, IN 46515; faxed to 294-3895




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