Community briefs


Hops for Hope is coming up in August; last year’s volunteers posed for a photo at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Submitted photo

Craft beer tasting fundraiser scheduled

GREENFIELD – Hops 4 Hope, a craft beer tasting event benefiting the Hope House, is set for 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6

The event, at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple St., features music from Stella Luna and the Satellites.

Tickets for the 21-and-older event range from $25 to $85 and can be purchased at

Hops 4 Hope allows Hope House to increase awareness of the organization’s mission and serve homeless individuals and families from Hancock, Shelby, Henry and Rush Counties. The Hope House mission is to provide a safe environment, positive support and advocacy from homeless men, women and families on their path to self-sufficiency.

Community shred days scheduled

GREENFIELD – Greenfield Banking Company continues to host community shred days through October at several banking locations.

Free, on-site shredding will be 9 a.m. to noon at least one Saturday a month, including July 23 at the Fortville office; Sept. 17 at the New Palestine office; and Oct. 1 at the main office in Greenfield.

The service is for paper documents only and people are asked to limit documents to a maximum of three tall kitchen trash bags (13 gallon size). Services are provided by Stericycle Shred-it; participants must remove documents from their own vehicles to hand to an attendant at a shred truck.

Tactical team to host golf fundraiser

KNIGHTSTOWN– The Hancock County Joint Tactical Team will host its 2022 golf tournament fundraiser at 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at Royal Hylands Golf Club, 7629 S. Greensboro Pike, Knightstown.

Cost is $240 per team and $100 hole sponsorships are available, as well as monetary or non-monetary donations. Prizes will be given to winning teams and other raffle items are available at the event.

The event raises funds for equipment and training. Contact Justin Jackson, 317-498-0660, for registration.

Path to Fitness event scheduled

MCCORDSVILLE – The McCordsville Path to Fitness 5K event will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 13 starting at Hancock County Wellness Center, 8505 N. Clear View Drive, McCordsville.

The eighth annual run/walk event requires registration by July 29. Visit or search “McCordsville Path to Fitness 5K” on Facebook for details.

Youth camp seeking members

GREENFIELD – Nameless Creek Youth Camp is seeking people and businesses to join a Patron Membership Program, encouraging annual donations to secure sustainability and help fund construction projects. One project in the works now is the $77,000 construction of a drainage system and paving the parking lot of the Nameless Creek Lodge.

Donations are tax-deductible and members receive camp news through social media, recognition on the website, annual distinction posted in the Lodge and special event invitations.

Donations levels may range from $50 to $2,000. For more, visit

Lawn and Lace historical exhibit continues

GREENFIELD – The Lawn and Lace 2022 Featured Exhibition continues at the Chapel in the Park Museum at Riley Park.

The exhibit, by Hancock County Historical Society, features textiles that local women created using fine cotton fabrics and ornamented with machines more than 100 years ago.

The museum is open noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; call 317-462-7780 to schedule private group tours.