Community briefs


Arts & Rummage sale booths available

GREENFIELD – Booth space is now available for the annual Arts & Rummage indoor sale Feb. 25.

The event, a fundraiser for KidsPlay children’s theater, is an all-purpose indoor sale: part rummage sale, part flea market, part craft fair. The event is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds 620 N. Apple St., Greenfield.

Booths are $45 and includes a table and two chairs. Email [email protected] for a registration form and more information.

CASA seeks volunteers for children,

HANCOCK COUNTY – Court Appointed Special Advocates of Hancock County is seeking volunteers.

A CASA volunteer is a trained citizen who is appointed by a judge to represent the best interest of a child in court. Training for the program is free. To learn more, visit, email [email protected] or call 317-477-1304.

Hospice group seeks volunteers

FRANKLIN – Main Street Hospice of Franklin is seeking volunteers for Hancock County and several other central Indiana counties.

The organization offers free training to all new applicants seeking to make volunteer visits in Bartholomew, Brown, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Monroe, Morgan and Shelby counties.

Hospice volunteers undergo both comprehensive and on-going training to provide patient visits in private homes, independent living, long-term care, and/or assisted living settings; provide emotional and practical support to caregivers in a private home; and provide clerical/administrative support in the Franklin office. There is also a pet team, music therapy and a new dulcimer group forming. Main Street Hospice also works with community members who wish to donate homemade blankets, adult clothing protectors, and holiday items for patients. Learn more at, call 317-736-0055; or email [email protected].