Club news: Chamber, Rotary, Tri Kappa share updates on local projects

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Editor’s note: The Daily Reporter will occasionally feature updates from local clubs and social circles. To share photos, news and announcements from your club, email [email protected]

Chamber announces full year of events

The Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a February Membership Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 1 featuring superintendents of all four schools in a “State of Education” session. The event is at The Lodge at Nameless Creek Camp, 2675 S. 600E., Greenfield.

The Chamber also recently announced a full list of 2022 events, with a legislative breakfast on the horizon in March, an awards dinner in April and more. A new “We’ve Got Your Back” campaign to encourage residents to shop locally will also kick off this year. For details on how to join or to learn more about events, call (317) 477-4188 or visit www.greenfieldcc.org and click on the “News and Events” tab. Membership luncheons are $15 per person.

Tri Kappa sorority announces scholarships

Several scholarships are available for Hancock County residents through Tri Kappa Sorority, Upsilon Chapter, Greenfield. There are four $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors, as well as two scholarships for adults wishing to further their education or training. All have an application deadline of March 31; applicants may use the following websites to apply and send applications to [email protected]

High school seniors may complete an application at shorturl.at/msxVX.

A female adult with a gap in her education who wants to further her education or training is eligible for the Mary Ann Strawmyer Picket Continuing Studies Scholarship. The applicant may complete an application at shorturl.at/exG56 .

A male or a female adult with a gap in their education who wants to further his or her education or training is eligible for the Helen Roath Memorial Scholarship. The applicant may complete an application at shorturl.at/bftK8.

Any questions about the applications can be sent to scholarship chair Sandy Miller at [email protected]

Rotarians prepare for future events

The Rotary Club of Greenfield hosted the Gift of Life auction in 2020; the next auction is Feb. 26 and tickets are on sale now. 

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The Rotary Club of Greenfield met Jan. 13 and heard from Rob Reed, director of the Boys and Girls Club of Hancock County. Reed provided the club with an update on the facility and its programs, and encouraged the group to learn more, donate or volunteer at bgchc.com.

The club also discussed the Dress Blue Holiday Party for the local reserve unit, set for Jan. 28.

The club’s annual 23rd annual Gift of Life Auction is set for Feb. 26 and donations for auction items are being accepted now. For a list or questions, contact Marie Castetter at [email protected] or call (317) 341-1781. Tickets for the event are available at the group’s Facebook page or at https://wedoauctions.com/tickets/rotarygiftoflife/tix. Individuals and tables of 10 will be sold under our Early Bird Special of $50 per ticket until Feb. 1, then the price becomes $60 per ticket.

For updates on the club, visit/www.rotaryclubgreenfield.org.

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