March 1st, 2011
Sister Cecilia Bianchino
Sept. 29, 1926 â Feb. 26, 2011
DONALDSON â Sister Cecelia Bianchino, 84, died in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, at 5:56 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011.
Born in Chicago, Ill., Sept. 29, 1926, she was the daughter of Daniel and Josephine Inorio Bianchino. She entered the convent Oct. 11, 1950, and took her final vows as a Poor Handmaid of Jesus Christ June 25, 1953.
CULVER â Culver-Union Township Public Library will continue its session of free computer classes in March. Classes will be held Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday mornings at 10 a.m. and will last two hours. These are hands-on classes and the library will provide computers. Those with their own laptop are welcome to bring it to the classes.
Microsoft Excel will be offered Monday, March 7 at 6 p.m. and Friday, March 11 at 10 a.m.
Microsoft PowerPoint will be offered Monday, March 14 at 6 p.m. and
Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m.
ARGOS â Kindergarten roundup for Argos Elementary School will be Tuesday, March 8, in the elementary gym. Parents can arrive anytime between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The school will be offering full-day kindergarten again for the 2011-12 school year. For a child to be eligible for kindergarten he/she must be five years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2011.
Parents should bring:
1. Their child
2. The child's birth certificate
3. The child's immunization record
4. The child's social security card
PLYMOUTH âÂ Tri Kappa will be hosting its Ladies Night Out event Thursday, March 3.Â With this yearâs theme âTake Me To The Fairâ this evening will offer a Country Fair buffet including braised country pot roast, corn on the cob, homemade pies and more.Â Some of the donated prizes available to win include: a Longaberger quilted bag, a Living History "Marshall County Pictorial History 1945-95," a South Bend Silver Hawks suite package for 20 people, five tanning sessions, and more.
PLYMOUTH â A close to capacity crowd celebrated Valentineâs Day enjoying a flute and piano duo at the Plymouth Country Club.
Ralph Booker and his wife Norma were among those enjoying the delicious food and enchanting music. He commented, âAn outstanding evening of excellent, refined entertainment preceded by a fine menu.Â It was an example of exceptional performing arts and shows a small community can rise to the top.â
Monday, March 14 will provide another opportunity to enjoy a wonderful dinner and a great evening of musicÂ by one of our own regional artists.
Across the state last week, members of Tri Kappa celebrated Tri Kappa week (February 21 through 27). Members of Culverâs Tri Kappa organization are busy making plans for their spring and summer events, the two largest of which are Tour De Max on May 21, and Chairs for Charity, June 12.
CULVER â Culver Community head coach Tony Scheub told his Lady Cavs to hold their heads high as they left the locker room after the Class 2A Girls Basketball Semistate Saturday.
Because, although they may have fallen a little short of the championship, the list of what the team was able to accomplish far outweighs that close 47-43 loss to No. 1-rated Fort Wayne Luers.
BOURBON â From 1977 Chicago Bulls NBA draft pick Rich Rhodes to University of Michigan MVP Lorea Feldman to beloved Coach Ron Smith, one contributor, one coach and four student athletes were inducted into the new Triton Athletic Hall of Fame at the Inaugural Banquet on February 19.
NEW CASTLE â Alysa Kaminskas of Plymouth finished second in the 8-9 girls division at the State Elks Hoop Shoot free throw contest at New Castle, Saturday. Alysa was sponsored by the Plymouth Elks Lodge No. 2548.
PLYMOUTH â It didnât take a fairy godmother to make area high school girlsâ dreams of wearing the perfect gown to the prom this year a reality. It just took the idea of a Tri Kappa member and the hard work of many others.