Week ahead Feb. 9

By: 
Diona Eskew
Managing Editor

Coming up this week:

Monday:

• The Marshall County Council will meet at 9 a.m.
• The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Common Council in the Council Chambers beginning at 6 p.m.
• The public is invited to Parkside Community Church, Argos at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and making prayer journals. You will need to bring a glue stick and at least two composition notebooks (non spiral).
• The Bremen Police pension board, of the town of Bremen, will meet at 6:45 p.m., in the council meeting room of the Bremen Town Hall, 104 W. Plymouth St., Bremen. This is the board's annual meeting.

Tuesday:

• The Aviation board will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the City of Plymouth Council Chambers.
• The Marshall County Board of health will meet at 7 p.m. in the Marshall County Building.
* The Marshall County Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 7:30 in the Marshall County Building in the Commissioners Room.
• Argos Community Schools board of trustees will hold a work session at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
• Plymouth Public Library will be hosting Dogs at the Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the children's room. Children may choose a book and read to one of the Marshall County 4-H Dog Club dogs. No sign-up required.
• American Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 12-6 p.m., at Knox Community Center, 55 E. Lake St. in Knox. Download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.

Wednesday:

• The Argos High School financial aid meeting has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m., beginning in the library. This is an important meeting for all juniors and seniors and their parents to attend. Families from other school districts are also welcome to attend. The first hour is an overview of the financial aid process and the second hour is in the computer lab where families can begin to complete the online FAFSA. Both parts are presented by Marcy Hopple, Ancilla College financial aid director.
• The Bourbon Duo, Rev. Britt Myers and Roger Rettinger, will play piano, sing and share their musical talent and love of God at the Matchett Senior Center, 805 N. Harris St. A REAL Services dinner will be served at 11:30 a.m. A donation is taken for the dinner. Call in reservations by Feb. 11 between 10 and 11:30 a.m. If no answer leave message. For more information call Jan at 574-342-7031- or 574-305-1961.
• Triton Junior-Senior High School will be hosting freshman orientation for eighth-graders and their parents in the high school auditorium at 6 p.m. At this meeting, the guidance counselors will be providing a broad overview of the academic program at Triton High School. The presentation will include information about high school credits, the scheduling process, and graduation requirements/diploma tracks. They will also be presenting information about the Early College Program. All eighth-graders and their parents are encouraged to attend. If you have any questions, call the guidance office at 574-342-6505.
• Center for Hospice Care is offering Living with Loss — a support group providing education and emotional support for individuals who have lost a loved one, from 6-7:30 p.m. at 112 S. Center St. in Plymouth. Pre-registration is required by calling Ramona Lichtenbarger at 574-935-4511 or 1-800-HOSPICE.

Thursday:

• The town of Lapaz will hold their Town Council meeting at 6 p.m.
• Union North School Board will hold their regular meeting at 7 p.m.
• Good Grief Guys, a breakfast meeting for men dealing with the death of a spouse, is from 8:30-10 a.m. at Christos' Family Restaurant. Pre-register by calling Ramona Lichtenbarger at 574-935-4511 or 1-800-HOSPICE.
• Operation Quiet Comfort's regular packing night will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the home of Jan Houin.

Friday:

• A Valentine's dance to celebrate Valentine's Day will be held at the Matchett Senior Center at 805 N. Harris Street, Bourbon. Jake Elliot and Melvin Morgan will play their guitars and sing. The event is free and open to the public. A REAL Services dinner will be served at 11:30 a.m. A donation is taken for the dinner. Call in reservations before Feb. 13 between 10 and 11:30 a.m. For more information call Jan at 574-342-7031- or 574-305-1961.
• Argos American Legion post #68 Friday night dinner will consist of New York Strip steak, baked potato and salad bar. Also available will be all you can eat fish and grilled tenderloins, chicken strips and hamburger baskets. Food will be available from 5 -8 p.m.

Saturday:

• Plymouth Public Library is featuring Saturday family movie time at 1 p.m. in the Laramore A meeting room. These include a variety of children's and family movies. Parents of children 10 years of age and younger must accompany and remain with children. If desired, bring snacks and drinks from home or purchase them in the library snack room. For more information check the library website, www.plymouth.lib.in.us, or call the Plymouth Public Library at 574-936-2324 and press 2 for the Children's Room.
• Journey Church, 101 S. Michigan St., Plymouth, is offering free baby-sitting from 4-9 p.m. for children ages 4-11. Registration is required before Feb. 11. To register call Marge at 574-952-4870. All baby sitters will be background checked. The evening will include dinner, snacks, crafts, games, and age appropriate movies.
• Argos American Legion Post #68 Valentine's Day Party featuring karaoke with Rockin Randy. There will be food available. The evening begins at 5 p.m. and is open to public.

Sunday:

• The Country Church invites the public to a special service celebrating its 50th year. Come join the congregation for music, stories, and worship. Sunday School starts at 9:15 a.m. Fellowship time follows at 10 a.m. Worship service is at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at the corner of State Road 331 and 9B Road north of Bourbon.

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