Community briefs


Holiday assistance applications online

MCCORDSVILLE – Blue Angel Connect is preparing for its seventh annual Holiday Hope event in December and is looking for families to bless as well as donations from the community.

The nonprofit group works with public safety agencies in Hancock and Henry counties to provide assistance to local families. The group is accepting applications for families at All applications must be received by Nov. 11; applications may be emailed to [email protected]

Holiday Hope is completely funded with donations from individuals and businesses. Those that want to donate may do so at

4-H open house Oct. 23

GREENFIELD – Learn about joining 4-H in an open house event from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 Apple St.

The 4-H program is for youth in third grade through 12th grade; Mini 4-H is for youth in kindergarten through second grade. Participants gain knowledge and experiences in project areas of their choosing, gaining youth leadership, citizenship and cooperative skills, according to an event flier from Hancock County Purdue Extension. For questions, email [email protected] or call 317-462-1113.

HCCF to celebrate 30 years with gala

GREENFIELD – The Hancock County Community Foundation will host a Thirtieth Anniversary Gala at 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at Daniel’s Vineyard 9061 N. 700W., McCordsville.

The event will feature dinner, dancing and entertainment by Stella Luna.

The event is $60 per person and corporate or family tables of up to eight guests are available at $480. Make reservations by Oct. 31 at or mail payment and a list of guest names to Laura Parker, 312 E. Main St., Greenfield, IN 46140.


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