Community briefs


Golf outing, ball drop to benefit Agape

GREENFIELD – Agape therapeutic horse riding will have a benefit golf fundraiser June 6 in Fishers, alongside a helicopter ball drop where every ball purchased represents one lesson for a student.

Par for the Horse begins at 11 a.m. at River Glen Country Club, 12010 Clubhouse Drive, Fishers. Register at Indiana Search & Rescue will fly a restored Vietnam era helicopter over the chipping green at the conclusion of the event and the goal is for 600 golf balls to be dropped, with proceeds going toward lessons. The closest three balls to the hole win cash prizes. To purchase a ball, visit

Batmobile to be at Morristown fundraiser

MORRISTOWN – A fundraiser is coming up this Saturday, May 27 benefiting Hope Center Indy.

The luncheon is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kopper Kettle Restaurant, 135 W. Main St., Morristown and will include Mary Kay demonstration with drawings and special prizes. Rocky Tilson, owner of the original Batmobile, will be taking people on tours of his home located beside the restaurant. Tilson is the AAU Weightlifting World Champion and Hall of Fame member.

Cost is $18.95 for fried chicken plate or $16.95 for chicken salad plate; event includes complimentary champagne and dessert. Seating is limited to 25 people and reservations are required by texting “reservation” to 317-354-6106 or emailing [email protected]. Hope Center Indy is a shelter and education facility near New Palestine for women overcoming sex trafficking and sexual exploitation.

Kids camp seeks donations

GREENFIELD – The Royal Kids Camp is seeking donations this month of beach towels, backpacks, school supplies and Walmart gift cards.The camp offers a week-long experience each June for children in the foster care system in Hancock County. Donations are accepted throughout the month of May at Elsbury Optometry, 846 N. State St., Greenfield. For more information, contact Tracy Elsbury, 219-707-1685.

Florist to host car show Father’s Day weekend

GREENFIELD — A summertime classic car tradition is returning to the corner of McKenzie Road and State Street.

Penny’s Florist will host a car show 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 17 in the same tradition that the former restaurant Jim Dandy used to host for years. The lot at 80 W. McKenzie Road has space for 45 to 50 cars and registration is open now. The event will benefit the Talitha Koum Women’s Recovery House.

Registration fee is $30 and early registration is preferred. There will be awards for the top three cars and a viewers choice award.

On site will be Gocki’s Smoking BBQ food truck, serving breakfast and lunch for purchase.

For more information or to register, call 317-462-5863 or stop by the florist.