The Greentown Grapevine – 1999-06, 06:06 - Page 1
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A Lesson in Physics = Nature's Way .*.* rt*" Foundation Recommends Grant to Lions The Community Foundation of verbal part of the presentation, stated of Howard County, Inc. to be used to Howard County has recommended a that over 800 children are enrolled in retire a mortgage on a building used for grant of $ 50,000 to the Indiana Lions Howard County 4- H. He estimated that the Tomorrow's Hope program, which Trust for the purpose of refiubishing over 700 projects were exhibited last provides a child friendly site for child two buildings on the Howard County year in the two buildings. - victims of abuse. fairgrounds in Greentown. The two The recommendaton will be presented $ 50,000 to Howard County Historical buildings are commonly known as the Society, Inc. to be used in the project to " block building" and the " metal granting organization. The Community develop a Howard County Historical building" and are used for 4- H exhibits Foundation * of Howard County is Archival Library in the Elliott Carriage during the fair. The block building is striving to complete a $ 1,000,000 goal House. over 30 years old and the metal building of endowment building for a period $ 50,000 to City of Firsts Automotive slightly newer. which began November 20, 1997 and Heritage Museum, hc. to be used to The Greentown Lions Club presented ends September 30,1999. Each dollar prepare the Haynes Apperson room in a proposaI to the Foundation which will be matched in the fund of the the Johming Civic Center for use as a included insulation, heating and cooling, donor's choice by 50 cents by Lilly meeting room( s) by installing an updated restrooms, and suspended Endowment. Contributions may be of isolation wall, a ceiling, and movable ceilings in both buildings. Plans include any amount to an existing fund and may partition wall. replacement windows, blocking offour be used to establish a new fund if $ 100,000 to the Project Committee of windows, roof repair, and adding a sink $ 5,000 or more. hformation on the Governor's Millennium Task Force with hot water in the block building. contributing to an endowment may be for Kokomo to help defray cost of the These improvements will make the obtained by calling the Community Wildcat Creek Walk of Excellence, a buildings useable year- round for 4- H Foundation at 765- 454- 7298. greenwa~ and system along and other groups as well as making The Foundation also recommended Wildcat Creek in Kokomo. them attractive for rentals. $ ~ to carv~ er centoer to hel~ p with ~ ~ ~ $ 50,000 to Family Service Association the renovation and expansion of the Carver Center building. to Lilly Endowment, which is the grants of: Lion Jay Freeman, in making the This was the scene on the west side of the former Jacob's East End Station on Saturday morning, May 22, as an empty gasoline slorage tank had risen through the concrete during the night. One Wj'ontL EQmaintoiT c nS, A total of $ 375.00 in cash prizes is being to of a photography contest sponsoreb~ y the -' wntom Historical society. ne theme for this ksc contest is ~ u i l bT~ he. su bject may be a house, bilm, &&, business, building, or any ather structure in eastern Howard coun~. The photogapb may be in black and white or wlor. Entry fOm may be by & g765- 628- 35640rbywriting & e Greentown astorid Society, PO BOX 313, Greentown, IN 46936. Deadline for submissions is July 1,1999. Buoyancy: ( with apologies to Archimedes) It's the force of water pushing up on something. Sometimes it's enough to make things float, sometimes not. Archimedes, a brilliant mathematician who lived in Greece ( 287- 212 BC) defined the principle in much more scholarly terms. It was proven in a dramatic way on the evening of Friday, May 2 1 , when an empty underground gasoline tank rose through the concrete at the former Jacob's East End Station. The underground water had forced the large metal tank upward. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management ( IDEM) was called, and within a few hours David Cage, environmental scientist with the Emergency Response Section, was on the scene. It was determined Later Saturday afternoon the empty tank, as well as one beside it, were removed from the ground upon order of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Photos by R Jenkins that the tank, the uppermost part of which was now about four feet above ground, would be removed as soon as possible. Cage called for Jim Allen. Maintenance to remove it and one lying next to it. Conversations were begun between IDEM, the property- owners, Don and Mary Helen Jacobs, and the owner of the tanks; Central Oil of Indiana. In the meantime, the area was secured and the two tanks removed fiom the property. Mr. Cage continued to work with the owners on devising the best plan for cleanup. What had begun spontaneously ( remember - buoyancy) must now be completed. As of Monday evening, May 24, an agreement was being drawn up between Central Oil of Indiana and Jim Allen to clean the site.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1999-06, 06:06|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
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|Local Item ID||Greentown History Center – newspaper collection|
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|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: A Lesson in Physics-Natures Way; Foundation Recomends Grant to Lions; One Month Remaining to Enter Photography Contest
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, June 1999, Volume 06, Issue 06|
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|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1999-06, 06:06 - Page 1|