The Greentown Grapevine – 2002-09, 09:09 - Page 1
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I' Volume 9, Issue 9 " a paperfor the people" September 2002 Greentown Pump Fest Sept. 21,2002 9 a. m. - 7 p. m. More on Daaes 10 & 1 I Greentown's Postmaster Retires < > David Schoenradt, Postmaster at Greentown since 1979, has retired from the Postal Service. Postal service has been his only occupation. He began work at the age of 18 at the Kokomo Post Office annex on Morgan Street, unloading semi trailers. He wassubsequentially a carrier, carrier supervisor, foreman of mails, and superintendent of postal operations. In December 1979 he was made Postmaster of the Greentown office, following Gerald Carr. Reflecting over his years of service, he said, " The Postal Service is changing and the biggest changes are yet to come." " This Anthrax situation still affects the way post offices operate." In retirement Dave plans to do " nothing at first". " I like to golf and fish and go on golfing and fishing trips with my buddies. I also really enjoy spending time with my four granddaughters." He says the years have gone fast. " The Post Office has been good to me and to my family. I will always be proud to say I was a Postmaster." He also says repeatedly, Greentown to Hold 9- 1 1 * Remembrance Events One year following the attack on America, citizens of Greentowt; will come together in a' commetnoration ceremony to honor the victims of September 1 1. The commemoration ceremony honors the victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, airline flight takeovers and the American military service personnel who have died in the battle against terrorism while other members of the service continue to fight. " We must not forget all of those who gave their lives for this great country," Post Commander Brad Flook said. " Everyone is invited to join together in this uniting ceremony." Greentown church bells will be heard ringing at the exact times the incidents took place. 8: 45 a. m. in remembrance of those who died when American Airlines Flight 1 1 struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center. 9: 03 a. m. in remembrance of those who died when United Airlines Flight 175 struck the South Tower of the World Trade Center. 9: 45 a. m. in remembrance of those who died when American Airlines Flight 77 struck the Pentagon. 10: OO a. m. in remembrance of those who died when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, PA. Noon - in remembrance of all lost to acts of terrorism. The ceremony will take place Wednesday, Sept. 1 1 at 6: 30 p. m. in downtown Greentown. ( Bring lawn chairs.) In case of foul weather the ceremony will be moved to the Performing Arts Center at Eastern High School. The ceremony will begin by . recognizing emergency service personnel who have remained strong throughout the entire ordeal of the attack on America and who have upheld the honor of patriotism. A Blue Star Service Corporate Flag will be presented to the town of " I just love this little town." Greentown. The banners were first Jan Kellar is now Officer in Charge unril a new Postmaster is appointed. She formerly was plant manager at Kokomo. ' created in 191 7 during World War I. There will be a number of different events during the ceremony, including the placement of a ceremonial wreath to commemorate the past war fighters who are now deceased. . Service o_ f_ " This ceremony will not only honor those have died, but also those Remembrance who live and continue to fight for the freedom of this great nation," Flook said. Prior to the ceremony, from 4: OO to 6: 00, a light meal of chili will be available at the Feltowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, 213 S. Meridian St. ( one block south of the stoplight). A freewill offering will be and Appreciation The Greentown Ministerial Association is sponsoring a Service of Remembrance for those whose lives were taken September 11, 2001, and Appreciation for the local fire, police and ambulance people who help protect the residents of eastern Howard accepted at the. door. County. The service will be ' Se~ tefnber1 0, from 7 to 8 Greentown Family Christian 9540 E 00 NS. See program on page 4 uesday , p. m. at Center, Historical Society Puts Name on Building Jonathan Russell, of Russell Design, puts the finishing touches on a sign on the Greentown Historical Society at 103 E. Main Street. The sign was funded by donations and a matching grant from the Community Foundation of Howard County. Renovation of the building has been ongoing for over a year, with a new roof, complete gutting of the interior and the shingle awning, cleaning and pointing of the facade, replacemint of decorative glass above the second story windows, new glass in all windows, reorienting of the stairs, new heating and cooling system and wiring, insulation and drywall. Work in progress now includes installing a tin ceiling in the main room and refinishing the floor. There is still much work to be done before it will be ready to open to the public, but Rachel Jenkins, president of the society, says " We are well past the half- way point in preparing the building. Now it is time for details such as lighting, furnishings. and supplies." The building will be open during the Pump Fest, September 2 1. from 9: OO to 5: OO for any one uho wishes to come inside and see the progress.
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 2002-09, 09:09|
|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 to Hold 9-11 Remembrance Events; Historical Society Puts Name on Building; Greentown's Postmaster Retires
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, September 2002, Volume 09, Issue 09|
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