Alzheimer’s research focus of fundraiser
Indiana Masonic Home will sponsor a walk in October to aid in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
The I Walk to Remember 3k/5k walk will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at 690 S. State St. in Franklin.
Entrance fee is $15 and includes a T-shirt and a pin.
To register or for additional information, call Kat or Patsy Cooper at 736-6141.
Girls Scouts set
Girls in all grades at Franklin, Indian Creek and Edinburgh schools can sign up for Girl Scouts on Sept. 22.
Registration will be available from noon to 2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive, Franklin.
The cost is free. All girls are invited to get registered and find a troop.
Jack’s Walk to benefit autism support efforts
An event to raise awareness of autism and support autism programs is planned in Franklin.
The ninth annual Jack’s Walk for Autism will be Oct. 7 in Province Park. The event will start at 2:15 p.m. at the park, 396 Branigin Blvd. Registration begins at 1 p.m.
Cost for preregistration without a shirt is $12 for adults and $6 for children and must be received by Sept. 12. To receive a long-sleeved shirt during preregistration, the cost is $20 per adult and $12 per child.
Cost for registration the day of the walk is $15 per adult and $10 per child. Cost to receive a shirt is $25 for adults and $15 for children. Children 3 and younger are free but must have a completed walk release.
Proceeds from the 2-mile family fun walk help fund the Johnson County Autism Support Group and its efforts. The group provides resources for families affected by autism through monthly meetings, social events and family counseling.
The event will also feature vendors, games, face painting, door prizes and a cookout.
For information or to get a registration form, visit
www.jcasg.org, call 691-1196 or email email@example.com.
Wishing Well fundraiser set at Famous Dave’s
Diners at Famous Dave’s in Greenwood can donate to a good cause Sept. 18.
The restaurant, 8820 U.S. 31 North, will donate 10 percent of food sales to the Wishing Well Fund Inc., a southside nonprofit group that helps needy families.
The group’s programs include donating money, food and toys to families during the holiday season.
To learn more, visit
Local artists sought
for fall church festival
Artists are wanted for the SS. Francis and Clare Fall Festival Art in the Park.
The festival will be from noon to dusk Sept. 29 at SS. Francis and Clare Roman Catholic Church, 5901 W. Olive Branch Road, in the Center Grove area.
The festival will include local artists’ work for display and sale, wine tastings and live music.
For more information or to get an application, contact Rory Small at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Legion Golf Tournament planned
Edinburgh American Legion Post 233 will play host to its annual golf tournament Sunday at Timbergate Golf Course in Edinburgh.
Shotgun start will be at 9 a.m. The fee is $240 per team. The tournament is open to first 36 teams registered by today.
Prizes will be awarded to first, second, third and fourth places. There will be door prizes for closest to the pin and longest drive.
Dinner and awards will be at American Legion Post 233, 500 Memorial Drive, Edinburgh.
Checks are payable to SAL Golf Outing. Funds raised will be donated to scholarships.
Information: 526-5240 or (812) 374-6763.
Entries sought for
teen film festival
Calling all area teen filmmakers: Entries are wanted for the 2012 Teen Film Festival.
The festival is open to teens in Grades 9 to 12. Entries are due by Nov. 2. The festival is set for Nov. 15.
The festival is being organized by the Johnson County Public Library, the Greenwood Public Library and Greenwood Community High School.
For information, call teen services librarian Erin Kirchoff at 885-1330 or visit greenwood
Girls Inc. seeks help
with two fundraisers
A local youth organization needs help with two upcoming events.
Girls Inc. is asking for volunteers for the Banana Ride on Sept. 29 and booth vendors for Girls’ Night Out on Oct. 10.
Volunteers are needed to help with registration, rest stops, games and food for the Banana Ride, a walk and bicycle ride fundraiser at Needham Elementary School in Franklin.
Local organizations are invited to have a booth and banana-themed games for families and can get more information by calling Barb Miller at 422-0847.
Girls Inc. also is asking for booth vendors for Girls’ Night Out from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Scott Hall on the Johnson County fairgrounds in Franklin.
Anyone interested in having a booth can contact Amanda Eck at 696-2601 or amandaleeeck@