Community Briefs

Cabin Fever Party The American Legion Post 297 will be hosting their Cabin Fever fundraising event on March 14, 2020 at the post in New Carlisle, IN. The public is invited!

Doors will open at 3:00pm EST. Food will be available for purchase starting at 5:00pm.

PT & The Cruisers will be playing great tunes from 7 to 10:00pm. Wear your dancing shoes!

We will also be offering tip boards, 50/50 raffle, piggy raffle and a cash raffle. Tickets for the cash raffle are $2 each and are available from any SAL member.

Tickets will also be available at the event. First prize is $500, second prize is $200 and third prize is $100. Winners will be drawn at 8:00pm. Winners need not be present to win


Delta Beta Phi Marianne Woolsey Scholarship Delta Beta Phi is a local, philanthropic sorority offering a $500.00 scholarship to any qualified senior at New Prairie High School.

The scholarship is named in memory of Marianne Woolsey who was a member of our sorority and an educator, serving the community in various ways.

Forms are available in the guidance office at New Prairie High School. Deadline for completing the application is the last week in April.

The winner will be announced at the Senior Awards Ceremony.

Delta Beta Phi donates money back to the community such as the Food Bank, Community Reserve, Clothing Co-op, Friends of the Library, Historic New Carlisle Inc. to name a few.

50th Class Reunion NPHS Class of 1970 will be having their 50th Class Reunion on July 18, 2020.

Will all classmates who are interested in attending this event please send updated addresses, emails, phone numbers to Linda Hock at or call 219-778-2977.

Call for Artists and Crafters Applications are available for two upcoming Arts & Craft Shows held at the La Porte County Fairgrounds.

On May 2, the Swanson Activity Center for Older Adults (ACOA) will hold its 7th annual event, with room for 75 vendors.

On Sept. 26, the La Porte First United Methodist Church (UMW) will hold its 7th annual event, with room for 125 vendors.

Both shows are held inside with optional outside spaces. Admission is free and there is ample parking. These shows are well attended and continue to grow each year. Interested exhibitors can contact Dee at or 219-393-4093.

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