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Voter's Guide



Bulletin Board, March 16, 2014

Posted on March 15, 2014 at 8:33 p.m.

MEETINGS

Alcoholics Anonymous meets morning, noon and evening daily in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Osceola and Union, Mich. 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.

WHO (Walkers Helping Others) meets from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for a three-mile guided walk in the Teen Club Building at Bristol United Methodist Church, 201 S. Division St., Bristol. Donations accepted. Information: Mary Schultze at 269-641-2683 or mms2770@yahoo.com.

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, 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 at 6:15 p.m. Mondays at Elkhart General Hospital, Room 2. Information: 523-3347.

GriefShare Recovery Support group, 6:30 a.m. Mondays at South Goshen, 1413 Winstead Drive, Goshen. The group is for those who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Information: www.griefshare.org.

Next Step Singles, a place for Christian singles age 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.

Parent SOURCE, a group for parents whose children receive services to improve their mental health, will meet from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. March 17 at Oaklawn Center, 2600 Oakland Ave., Elkhart. Childcare reservations may be made by calling 533-1234, ext. 367.

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 Jamestown U.M. Church, 59218 C.R. 3, 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 533-3420 jimrob@gmail.com.

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. Information: 269-445-8110.

The Elkhart County Board of Commissioners regular meeting, 9 a.m. the first and third Monday of each month in the Elkhart County Administration Building, 117 N. Second St., Goshen. Information: www.elkhartcountyindiana.com.

Elkhart Evening Optimist Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month in the restaurant at Signature Bowling Lanes, 1180 Fremont Court. Information: Cheryl at 534-3877.

The Michiana Astronomical Society, 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month in the Lions room of the Mishawaka Public Library, 209 Lincolnway E., Mishawaka.

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, 6:45 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 hang-ups. Questions: Dave at 260-463-6914.

Elkhart Breakfast Optimist Club, 6:45 a.m. Tuesdays at Pumpernickel’s, 500 S. Main St., Elkhart. Information: Dick at 262-2283.

Elkhart Exchange Club, noon Tuesdays at Christiana Creek Country Club, 116 W. Bristol St. The club offers opportunities for youth activities, community services and the prevention of child abuse. Information: Steve at 848-4378 (evenings).

Elkhart Knitting Group, from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Elkhart Public Library. Knitters of all 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., Elkhart. Information: 294-6007.

The Harvest Basket Food Program, from 9 to 10:30 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.

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.org.

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

Smart Step Families, a group for remarried couples and people in relationships consisting of blended families meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at The Open Door Center, S.R. 120 and S.R. 15 in Bristol. Information: Donita at 848-0891 or Ben at 361-8471.

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

The Annual Friends of the Library meeting will be at 6 p.m. March 19 at the Elkhart Public Library, 300 S. Second St., Elkhart. Information: 522-5669 or www.myepl.org.

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 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: Debra Beehler at 262-5726 or dbeehler@elkhart.k12.in.us.

The League of Women Voters of Elkhart County March luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. March 19 at the Matterhorn Conference Center, 2041 Cassopolis St., Elkhart. There will be a meet-and-greet of Elkhart County Judge candidates.

Woodlawn Nature Center will have a membership meeting at 7 p.m. March 19 at Woodlawn, 604 Woodlawn Ave., Elkhart.

The Elkhart County Pachyderm Club, Inc. will meet at 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month. Reservations: Barb at 214-9921.

An aphasia support group meets at 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

Celiac Support Association, Michiana Chapter 110, a support group for gluten intolerant people, will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 20 at the Elkhart Clinic, 303 N. Nappanee St., Elkhart. Information: Marcie Hayes at 264-1428.

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 Historic and Cultural Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. March 20 on the second floor of the Municipal Building, 229 S. Second St., Elkhart.

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: David Beaverson at 226-6415.

Healing Pathways domestic violence support group for women, 10 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Thursdays at the YWCA North Central Indiana Elkhart office, 23426 U.S. 33. Information: 830-5073 or www.ywcancin.org.

Noon Optimist Club, noon Thursdays at Christiana Creek Country Club, 116 W. Bristol St.

Senior life enrichment program, 9 a.m. every Thursday of the month at Tolson Center, 1320 Benham Ave., Elkhart. Free. Reservations: Call the Council on Aging at 295-1820.

TOPS, a weight-loss support group, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at 831 W. Marion St., Elkhart. Information: 522-2988.

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.

Matinee Musicale, 12:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. For all music lovers. Information and location: Nancy Lerner at 674-2835.

SATURDAY

Concord High School class of 1956, 8:30 a.m. breakfast March 22 at Perkins Restaurant, 107 NorthPointe Blvd., Elkhart.

Yoga classes are from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays at First Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Beardsley Ave. Use the east door. Mats provided. A $4 to $10 donation is requested.

King David Lodge 53 F & AM, noon the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at 225 W. Marion St. Information: Walter Sharp at 226-0372.

SUNDAY

The Michiana Gem and Mineral Society will meet at 2 p.m. March 23 in the basement of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 805 S. 29th St., South Bend. The discussion will focus on displaying your fossils and minerals. Information: www.MichianaGMS.org.

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 www.mycrossroadscommunity.com.

FUNDRAISERS

Centerplate at Notre Dame is looking to assist nonprofit groups interested in raising funds, with no up-front costs. Groups can raise funds by working concessions during Notre Dame athletic and special events. Information: Chris Hack at 574-631-6848 or centerplate.notredame@gmail.com.

MONDAY

Bristol Masonic Temple, 105 W. Vistula St., Bristol, 2 p.m. March 17 corned beef and cabbage dinner.

FRIDAY

An adult prom fundraiser to benefit Elkhart County 4-H Fair land development projects will begin at 6 p.m. March 22 at the fairgrounds, 17746 C.R. 34, Goshen. Information and tickets: The fair office at 533-3247.

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. Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays. Information: 674-6712.

Fairview Grange, 22482 C.R. 45, haystack supper, 4 p.m. March 22.

DAV Chapter 15, 708 W. Pike St., Goshen. Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday; bingo at 6:30 p.m. Funds used for veterans and projects. Information: 533-2924.

VFW Post 88, 1519 W. Bristol St., Elkhart. Fish fry, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Information: 264-1000.

American Legion Post 210, 103 York Drive, Middlebury. All-you-can-eat fish dinner 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the third Friday of each month at the Legion.

Elkhart Knights of Columbus Council 1043, 112 E. Lexington Ave., Elkhart. All-you-can-eat fish fry 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday during Lent. Cost: Adults $8, Kids 6 to 12 $4, Kids 5 and under free.

SATURDAY

DAV Chapter 15, 708 W. Pike St., Goshen. Open kitchen from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Elkhart Luncheon Optimist Club will host a casino night fundraiser at 6 p.m. March 22 at the Matterhorn Conference Center. Information: 264-1129. Must be 21 or older to attend.

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.

The March for the Tower fundraiser for the Ox Bow Park Tower Campaign will be at 2 p.m. March 23 at Ox Bow County Park, 23427 C.R. 45, Elkhart.

A salon-a-thon fundraiser to benefit Hannah’s House will be at noon March 16 at Masters Salon, 14500 S.R. 23, Ste., 4, Granger. Information: www.MaternityHomeWithaHeart.org.

RECREATION

Acrylic art classes taught by Mike Kimberlan from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Elkhart Youth and Community Center, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Information: 389-7878.

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 www.casscoa.org. The building is at 227 S. Front St., Dowagiac, Mich.

Yoga and Zumba classes, Ray of Light Holistic Health is offering classes at The Studio, 124 S. Main St., Elkhart. Information and schedule: 214-6760 or 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 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: 295-7275.

DAV Chapter 19, 1205 Middleton Run Road, Elkhart:

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

• Raffles at 7 p.m. Mondays

Dance classes are Mondays at the Studebaker Pavilion, 1020 McDonald St., Elkhart. Beginning classes are from 6 to 7 p.m. and intermediate classes are from 7 to 8 p.m. Admission may be paid at the door or in advance at the Elkhart City Parks and Recreation Office, 201 S. Second St., Elkhart. Information: elkhartindiana.org/parks.

Euchre, 7 p.m. Mondays at American Legion Post 365, U.S. 12 in Edwardsburg, Mich. Information: 269-663-8888.

Hatha Yoga 1-2 with Phil Hansing is at 5:30 p.m. every Monday at Flower of Life Center, 524 S. Main St., Elkhart. Information: www.folcenter.com.

302 S. Main St., Goshen. Every Monday. Information: www.spaciousheartyoga.com.Spacious Heart Yoga,

• 2 p.m. — Beginners Yoga with Dawn Smith

• 4:15 p.m. — Vinyasa Yoga with Dawn Smith

TUESDAY

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

Euchre, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at VFW Post 985, 1201 W. Pike Street. Free.

WEDNESDAY

Beginner’s yoga, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Studio, 124 S. Main St., Elkhart.

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.

Hatha Yoga 2-3 with Phil Hansing is at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Flower of Life Center, 524 S. Main St., Elkhart. Information: www.folcenter.com.

Yoga 1-2, is at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Spacious Heart Yoga, 302 S. Main St., Goshen. Information: www.spaciousheartyoga.com.

THURSDAY

Elkhart Youth and Community Center, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Line dance classes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday. Admission. Information: 389-7878.

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.

Spacious Heart Yoga, 302 S. Main St., Goshen. Every Thursday. Information: www.spaciousheartyoga.com.

• 5:30 p.m. — Beginners Yoga with Dawn Smith

• 7 p.m. — Yoga 2-3 with Dawn Smith

FRIDAY

Ballroom dance classes, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the Elkhart Youth and Community Center, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Information: 389-7878. Admission.

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.

Dancing, 8 p.m. the first and third Fridays of each month at VFW Post 88, 1519 W. Bristol St., ’50s-’60s night.

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.

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.

The Studio, 124 S. Main St., Elkhart. Every Saturday.

• 11 a.m. — Vinyasa yoga

• 1 p.m. — Restorative yoga

SUNDAY

, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Line dance classes from 3 to 4 p.m. every Sunday. Admission. Information: 389-7878.Elkhart Youth and Community Center

The Studio, 124 S. Main St., Elkhart. Every Sunday.

• 2 p.m. — Beginner’s yoga

• 3:30 p.m. — Yin yoga

Yin Yoga with Dawn Smith is at 2 p.m. every Sunday at Spacious Heart Yoga, 302 S. Main St., Goshen. Information: www.spaciousheartyoga.com.

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.

AseraCare Hospice of Elkhart needs volunteers to work with terminally ill patients and their families, with specific needs in Elkhart and Goshen. Training provided. Schedules are flexible. Information: Shannon Kelley at 206-1875 or shannon.kelley@aseracare.com.

The Boys and Girls Clubs in Elkhart County need adult volunteers to serve as mentors, develop lasting one-to-one relationships and give support and instruction. Information: Ryon Wheeler at 295-6838 or Adrianne Penner at 533-4793.

Center for Community Justice needs volunteers to help answer phones, file, set appointments and help with client follow-up. Information: 295-6149.

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: Valorie Eads at 286-1198 or eadsv@centerforhospice.org.

Child and Parent Services (CAPS) needs volunteers to work as Court Appointed Special Advocates; advocates for an abused or neglected child’s best interest in court. They also need parent aide volunteers to serve as parenting coaches for struggling families. Information: 295-2277 or www.capselkhart.org.

Church Community Services needs volunteers to deliver food pantry items the third Wednesday of each month. Information: Gwen Hershberger at 295-3673, ext. 112, or www.churchcommunityservices.org.

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 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.

The Elkhart Youth and Community Center needs volunteers for outdoor soccer and to be coaches and referees, youth mentors, homework helpers, greeters and tour guides. Information: 389-7878 or www.ymcaelkhart.com.

Greencroft Goshen needs volunteers — individuals or groups — to assist residents with activities, escorting and in the dining room. No experience is required, and training is provided. Day and early evening hours available. Information: Mary Kathryn Miller at 537-4198 or marym@greencroft.org.

Guidance Ministries needs a front desk volunteer from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Responsibilities include greeting people, answering phones, accepting donations and small projects done at the desk.

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

Habitat ReStore in Goshen needs volunteers to help with merchandise and customers. No experience is required. Information: Molly at molly@habitatec.com.

Harbor Light Hospice needs volunteers and companion volunteers to spend time with terminally ill patients. No experience is necessary; 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, 801 Benham Ave., Elkhart, needs volunteers to cut the residents’ hair. Supplies are furnished. Hours are flexible. Current stylists and barbers serve two-hour to three-hour shifts once a month. You do not need to be currently licensed. Information: Kathy Burris 875-1044 or bobkatrb@aol.com.

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 horseback-riding classes for special needs students. No experience is required; training is provided. Daytime and evening hours available. Information: Molly Gangwer or Chris Stice 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 needs individual, family and group volunteers to help elderly and disabled clients with light household chores and simple maintenance projects. Information: REAL Services at 284-7138, volunteer@realservices.org or www.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 activity and dining room assistants. Candidates must be able to stand and bend and lift up to 10 pounds. Days and times are flexible. Information: 293-6886.

Ruthmere Museum needs volunteers for tours, special events, clerical work and gardening. Information: Jennifer Johns at 264-0330, ext. 104, or www.ruthmere.org.

The RV Hall of Fame needs volunteer greeters at its museum any time from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information: 293-2344.

The Salvation Army, 300 N. Main St., needs volunteers:

• Breakfast ministry needs help with cooking, serving and cleaning up from 6 to 10 a.m. Monday to Friday. Information: Becky Dick at 206-0257.

• Mobile Meals Ministry needs assistance delivering meals to shut-in seniors. Volunteers use their own vehicles and gas. Weekly routes run from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Monday and Thursday. Information: Julie at 970-0088, ext. 23.

Santa’s Pantry needs adults interested in joining the board of directors. New members are needed to volunteer at the pantry’s events throughout Elkhart County. Information: Santa’s Pantry on Facebook or Deb Micola at 262-4478 or debbiemicola@comcast.net.

Second Chance Small Dog Rescue needs volunteers to foster small dogs until they find their forever home. Information: Mary at 295-7184, Linda at 522-4248 or Sabrina at 875-6749

The Studebaker Museum needs volunteers to serve as tour guides. Training is provided, including shadowing current experienced tour guides. Tours are Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturday tours. Information: Courtney Bogunia at 235-9002 or cbogunia@studebakermuseum.org.

United Cancer Services needs front desk volunteers to help with various office duties including: answering the phones, greeting clients, and doing some data entry. Information: 875-5158 or www. elkhartcancer.org.

The Wakarusa Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers for the 45th annual Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival. For information contact Deb Shively at 574-862-4344, via email at chamber@wakarusachamber.com or at the Chamber, 100 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa. The festival will be April 25 to 27.

Wellfield Botanic Gardens needs volunteers to help with outdoor gardening, garden education and hosting the Visitors Cottage. Information: Evelyn at 266-2006 or www.wellfieldgardens.org.

Wheelchair Help needs volunteers to help with cleaning and organizing parts 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 12:30 p.m. Thursdays and from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays. Information: 296-6603.

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.

Bulletin Board appears each Sunday in The Elkhart Truth. Deadline for submissions to Bulletin Board is 5 p.m. Monday. Notice of meetings of community interest, fundraising events by nonprofit organizations or volunteer opportunities may be submitted at www.elkharttruth.com/calendar. For questions, contact Joe Kuharic at 296-5887.


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