The Greentown Grapevine – 1998-11, 05:11 - Page 1
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Area Residential Association to be used for replacing trees lost in the June 11 tornado. Dan Countryman ( on right) of Country Plant and Garden helped him pick out his tree. photo by R. Jenkins Greentown Marshal Jeff Bennett has announced official Trick or Treat hours as between 5 and 7 p. m. on Saturday, October 31. The tradition is for residents to leave a porch light on if they wish to receive callers. , Key Club Swings Into Service . Members of Eastern's Key Club embarked on a service project which has Funds came fiom several fund raisers including the car show, dances, and This all- girl crew of Key Club members met the challenge and successfully wielded a power screwdriver to assemble a park bench. Each screw cohectly placed resulted in expressions of joy by the girls. Clockwise from lower left: Jessica Cheek, Ashley Kinney, Jamie Graf, Brooke Cheek. Photo byR Jenkins been in the planning stages for about a year and is estimated to be completed next spring. Key Club is a national High School based service organization sponsored by Kiwanis International. The Car Show, sponsored by the local club in the spring, has raised & ost $ 6,000 for Riley Children's Hospital in the last four years. Club sponsor, John VanMatre, reports that during the previous school term the club decided to do something for the park off state road 22, between Willow Glen and The Meadows. The park is omed and by the homeowners asSociations of the two housing additions. Soon after schoof began this fall, plans began to materialize to provide play equipment for ; the park. Beginning on October 4, some & ends have been spent assembling a swing set with & der, an Eagle's Nest with slide, & eman's pole, monkey bars, a sand box and four park benches. All the area has been mulched and landscaped. Remaining to do in the spring is planting flowers and more landscaping. sales of spirit towels. VanMatre says that some more fund raisers, probably a dance and some other project, will be needed to make up a deficit fiom the playground project. Furrows gave the club a 20% discount on materials. Mulch and landscaping timbers were donated by, Greentown resident Delbert Severai parents from the additions have said how pleased they are that the items have been added to the park. Willow Glen Homeowners President, Bill Robertson, said it is a wonderful asset to both neighborhoods. Parents are especially appreciative of the benches which are convenient for them when they are watching their children. Key Ciub members who participated in the work at the playground were: Christina Medlin, Jamie Graf, Amiee ! khaefk, Kim Otto, Jared Otto, Crystal Carpenter, Molly Maish, Brooke Cheek, Jessica Cheek, Lisa Manderfield, Lesley Echelbarger, Ashley b e y , and Anita Purtee. Also helping were Clint Bontrager, John VanMatre, Brenda Medlin, Sarah Hurst, and Ebb Bonesteel. Lindley.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1998-11, 05:11|
|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: Lost trees Being Replaced; Greentown Trick or Treat Hours; Key Club Swings Into Service
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, November 1998, Volume 05, Issue 11|
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