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April 11, 2014

Enactus announces clothing drive

Enactus announces clothing drive

Enactus of Indiana University Kokomo is planning a community clothing drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26.

Donors may bring clothing for school-age children to the circle drive in front of the main building at Indiana University Kokomo near Havens Auditorium. A free clothing swap is being planned for a later date.

Enactus is an official student organization/club at IU Kokomo financially supported in part by the Student Activities office. The club is student-led and members determine which projects to pursue. Enactus gives students a chance to meet and work with other students, contribute to the well-being of the school and community, and obtain leadership skills through its projects and activities.

Local group offers music award

Applications are available for the Bernice Haynes Hillis Music Award, sponsored by Kokomo Morning Musicale. The $600 award is given each year to a graduating senior whose legal residence is in Howard County.

The award is based on the applicant’s scholarship, musical talent, musical activities in school and the community, and future musical plans.

Applications are available through local high schools or by contacting Barbara Hobbs at 765-452-3159. Application deadline is May 15.

Free shredding offered at Tipton

TIPTON — Encompass Credit Union and the Tipton County Recycling Office invite the Tipton community to the eighth annual Community Shred Day from 10 a.m. to noon April 19 in the Steel Parts Branch north parking lot, 201 N. Main St.

Residents can watch their personal and financial documents be shredded for free.

For more information, call 765-675-8848, ext. 2119.

Imagine That! to have Easter program

Imagine That! Innovation Center will sponsor an Easter event from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at 2751 S. Albright Road. The cost is $10 per child.

There will be an Easter egg hunt, crafts and pictures with the Easter bunny. Those who attend are asked to bring their own baskets.

For more information, call 765-457-8273.

Book club targets homeschoolers

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library has a book club just for homeschoolers. Students in first through fifth grades may join in book discussions from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Main Branch, 220 N. Union St.

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